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  1. Right thanks guys ill ignore them and fit a...

    Right thanks guys ill ignore them and fit a reverse cam!
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    Hi Dave the whole instrument pod went black...

    Hi Dave

    the whole instrument pod went black but i had lights on the radio. I got out and checked all lights ALL WORKING. I got to work and phone the dealer and he immediately sent a driver to...
  3. Reversing sensors that appear to do nothing

    Just noticed on my new XC70 that it appears to have 'reversing sensors' on the rear bumper?

    The thing is there is no indicator either audible or visual that they could be connected to so WHY are...
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    URGENT HELP PLEASE instrument failure

    Hi Folks

    took delivery of my 'new' XC yesterday had a test drive all was great. However I had to leave home at 04:30 this morning ( I work 12 hour shifts starting early so its ALWAYS pitch black...
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    Cloudy headlights

    just bought an XC70 the car is mint apar from those GROTTY plastic lenses! Sat next to my other car it has the glass units fitted and they look identical. As Im going to break that car can I swap the...
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    Tyre recommendations

    Hi Folks

    Just about to add an XC70 to my collection due to all the snow and where I have moved to.....basically..... a muddy field in Basingstoke! Hence full of cow pats and deep mud. The D5 is...
  7. How can i clear ‘advisories’ in VIDA

    Hi folks

    I have a couple of annoying advisories nothing major but they have been there since i bought the car, keeping the ‘yellow caution triangle’ on all the time....a right pain when night...
  8. Thread: Coolant leak

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    Ive put anti freeze in is there a specific...

    Ive put anti freeze in is there a specific 'Volvo' one?
  9. Thread: Coolant leak

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    Thanks for that mate Well after topping up the...

    Thanks for that mate

    Well after topping up the coolant then a real HELL of a test drive including sitting on the motorway for hours in a big post accident jam - not ONE warning light!

    So the...
  10. Thread: Coolant leak

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    Thanks mate weather permitting ill pull the...

    Thanks mate weather permitting ill pull the dipstick and check for whipped cream!

    FRIDAY UPDATE:

    ok Ive dipped the transmission and found NO WATER whatsoever in the ATF. It is going dark red so...
  11. Thread: Coolant leak

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    Ahh well no change in gear shifts and I think...

    Ahh well no change in gear shifts and I think water in there would be wrecking those? I havent checked that yet surely there would be ATF then in the expansion tank?
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    Ahh well no change in gear shifts and I think...

    Ahh well no change in gear shifts and I think water in there would be wrecking those? Is there a level check for the transmission?
  13. Thread: Coolant leak

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    well when I first got the car it would 'seem' to...

    well when I first got the car it would 'seem' to do about 30 miles then need topping up, but now the DIM warning comes on after just sitting outside the house idling?

    I have just changed the...
  14. Thread: Coolant leak

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    Sadly it is tunring into a mystery leak. Some...

    Sadly it is tunring into a mystery leak. Some days she loses water others not. Putting paper underneath NOT ONE DRIP so where is the water going? I replaced the expansion tank (my mistake as I got ...
  15. Thread: Coolant leak

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    Coolant leak

    Hi folks

    I have had a leak that has been difficult to trace, not head gasket (as no yoghurt in the engine) not radiator. I suspected tje expansion tank was split so replaced this but STILL...
  16. Nice one Dave thank you

    Nice one Dave thank you
  17. Quick Trim question - what are these called?

    The Green Monster has the 7 seater option plus all the gubbins in the boot (which is weight I dont want) and Ive lost ALL my storage space there! Also the previous owner knocked over a can of paint!...
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    Climate controls stopped working

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    havent used the car for a few weeks so started her up and as its getting misty and cold where we live (but HOT during the day) I need to check the heater blower is working and the air con.
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    Correct Antifreze

    My new car had a leaking expansion tank so the last owner just kept topping it up....topping it up...etc with just water. So now the cooling system only contains water!

    With 37 degree temps where...
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    Thanks Dave! Firts job is the paintwork,...

    Thanks Dave!

    Firts job is the paintwork, little stone chips everywhere as its been a 'school wagon' for a lot of its life. But now I can order some paint mixed up. Someones had a go at the rear...
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    POSITIVE CONFIRMATION on the vehicle plate CODE...

    POSITIVE CONFIRMATION on the vehicle plate CODE 447 SCARAB GREEN MET!
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    Oh I'll try that then Dave - the sensor is...

    Oh I'll try that then Dave - the sensor is knackered hence why I need a new one!
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    Coolant Level sensor

    When I bought the car the owner pointed out known faults. The only major one was 'a water leak that needed topping up every few days' and COOLANT LEVEL LOW on the DIM's.

    The usual fault with old...
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    YEP of course youre right as always - cheers mate!

    YEP of course youre right as always - cheers mate!
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    I know I posted this three years ago but I now...

    I know I posted this three years ago but I now have another V70 after spending 3 troubled years in a Jaguar! So Im BACK to reliability and a Turbo Brick!

    After removing the existing OEM Head unit...
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