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I am having a turbo sensor issue and I may have wiring issues also on my 2006 Volvo S60
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My XC90 Volvo 2006 I thought was the PCV system so I had all the hoses there changed as well as the oil catch can but my engine li
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What could cause check engine light and transmission service message to display on when weather is over 100 degrees?
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Error code p0101 and p2177 on 2008 Volvo s60 indicate the MAD AT could there be another problem?
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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How long can I ride on bad struts
Hello, thank you for writing in. The time you have will completely depend on how bad the struts are now, and how much stress you want to put onto the rest of the vehicle. Worn struts will cause stress to...
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2007 volvo s60 battery wont hold a charge or start car
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should you lube the wheel bolts (lug nuts)?
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Q: 2006 Volvo s60 2.5T and when accelerating it vibrates violently
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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Q: I have a 2006 Volvo s60 2.5T and when accelerating it vibrates violently.
Hi there. It really depends at what speeds you are experiencing the vibration that might point out a few possible sources. If the vibration is apparent upon instant acceleration (at slower speeds and progressively increases as speed does) it is...
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When one outer tire rod goes bad do you need to replace all the other 3?
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Volvo s40key was stuck won't crank clicking from fuse box
It may be that you have low system voltage. That might be because of a dead battery, or it might be because of an interruption in the power distribution. But since everything is computer controlled these days, if the system...
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2006 Volvo s60 starts, but then stops/chokes out almost immediately
Hi Christian. The fact that you remove the mass air flow sensor and the engine appears to run fine might be an indication that the root source of your problem is the electrical harness that connects the MAF sensor to...
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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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2004.5 Volvo S40 T5 alternator
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Q: Car shakes when idle
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Grinding/popping sound when turning wheels all the way and slight shake in steering wheel/pedals under acceleration.
The problem may be inside the transmission transaxle assembly bearings or in one of the wheel bearings. I recommend having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic come and diagnose the problem to verify and diagnose the problem. It may even...
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Hello how long would it take to replace the oil pan and what would the cost be if I purchased my own oil pan
I show the labor to replace oil pan to be 2.7 hours labor. If you supplied all the fluids and parts then you should only have the labor charge. If they supplied any parts and fluids then it would be...
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What code is kwp2000 for a volvo xc90 2005
KWP2000 (Keyword Protocol 2000) is not a trouble code but rather is the name given to a type of communications protocol that is used for on-board vehicle diagnostics systems. Auto diagnostic tools and programmers use Keyword Protocol 2000 to read...
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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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