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Volvo life

Posted Aug 19th, 2008 at 23:09 by Andrew (UK) (Adventures in Volvo maintenance)
Updated Sep 6th, 2008 at 23:25 by Andrew (UK)

I've driven a Volvo since 1999 when we got our first '86 240GLE estate. Currently the fleet consists of two '88 240GLT estates, one red and one white and a '67 1800S, white. The white 240 seems to be running OK at the moment although I watch despairingly as the rust gradually progresses. The red 240 has just recently blown its head gasket although I am still driving it on short trips. It's burning oil and drinking coolant. I have the parts to do the job, its just finding the time. It will have to...
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No Spark on 850 Turbo

Posted Aug 16th, 2008 at 22:40 by papat87gt

I'm getting ready to light a match to my 94 850 volvo! I parked the car with no problems and has not started since! I't getting gas, replaced the coil, fuel pump sensor, wires, cap, plugs and it still just turns over until the battery is dead. Any suggestions would be helpful because am getting to have an old fashioned southern bond fire in the driveway!!!

Soon to be HOT 850 Volvo in North Carolina!:B_rant::B_rant::B_rant:
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Volvo s80

Posted Aug 6th, 2008 at 20:16 by dave sawyer

I am having problems with my 1998 s80 t6 geartronic. I have had warning lights coming up. the latest one is "transmission service urgent". When this came up before it was found that the shift solenoid was faulty. I have been told that i need a new gearbox. after doing some research i have come across another s80 where the owner has said they have problems with warning lights coming up and was told there was a fault with the ecu. can anyone out there help me!!!!!!!
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T5 R Alloys

Posted Aug 5th, 2008 at 06:30 by tea5

:bluegrab Hi does anyone have a decent set of T5 R alloys for my standard spec 850 T5?.
Also if i were to re map it how many extra horse power would i get? and is it mechanically reliable to do so?:cellphone:
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