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Living with my Volvo.
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Post Health check

Posted Mar 12th, 2010 at 05:58 by rolling iron (My life with my new used volvo.)

Bit of a strange old visit to volvo. I was happy immediately afterwards, presuming everything had been fairly straightforward. You may have read in my posts about how it seemed to be a good idea for all concerned.
A couple of points to mention;
On the phone, when I first spoke to them, I was told it would take 2 hours to carry out my free volvo healthcheck.
On arrival, I was told it would take about 45 mins (after the guy had disappeared into an office for a while)
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Posted Mar 4th, 2010 at 03:06 by rolling iron (My life with my new used volvo.)

First things first.
On 25/2/2010, I bought a 2002 Volvo S40 1.8 SE.
It had 71k on the clock and cost me just short of 3000.
My previous car was a Vauxhall Astra (just so you know where I'm coming from when I begin to make comparisons).
So far, I'm very happy with it, regardless of the fact that I payed a bit over the odds for it. When I was waiting to pick it up, I did a lot of reading up about the GDi engine, the coking issue, timing belt intervals etc. I have found...
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