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Hello, thank you for writing in. Both codes relate to some kind of air leak. This may mean the MAF sensor has failed and is not capable of sending the signal for that air, or it may be an actual...
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The service you performed is supposed to be warranted/guaranteed I believe. I'm having problem with that axle like it came loose
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Hello I need help, I have a 2003 XC90 that is stuck in either 3rd or 4th gear. Everything else works fine (park, N, R) it's auto.
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should you lube the wheel bolts (lug nuts)?
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Hi Christian. Thanks for the additional information. Based on what you've indicated, I would suspect that you have worn out wheel bearings causing the vibration, especially if you are experiencing the vibration reduces and when you make a turn. However,...
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I have a 2006 Volvo s60 2.5T and when accelerating it vibrates violently.
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Volvo s40key was stuck won't crank clicking from fuse box
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Evap leak
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2006 Volvo s60 starts, but then stops/chokes out almost immediately
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Volvo xc70 locked up exiting hwy, will reverse but no fwd motion. Idles smooth, rolled fine with front end lifted to tow.
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2005 volvo s80 timimg marks n what the easiest way
Hi Ray. Thanks for contacting us today. The best way to ensure you properly align the timing marks is to purchase a service and repair manual for your Volvo. Each vehicle has specific steps that need to be followed, and...
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Do i need to keep the brake pedal depressed during caliper removal/replacement on my Volvo S60 R as per the vida instructions?
Hi there. This step is designed to maintain forward brake pressure on the pedal to reduce the potential of air bubbles from seeping into the master cylinder and causing additional problems with bleeding brakes. However, since you need to completely...
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Where is the fuel filter located on my 2011 Volvo c30
Hello, thank you for writing in. The fuel filter is located on the driver's (left) side of the vehicle. It will be inline, so finding a fuel line and tracing it should help you locate the cylindrical filter. It will...

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