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I am having a turbo sensor issue and I may have wiring issues also on my 2006 Volvo S60
Hello. If you suspect that the sensor was not replaced then that can be why the light is coming on. I would need to know what code is coming from the computer for it to be able to tell better...
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Replacement Key?
It sounds like you ended up with a "workshop" lock cylinder. That is a cylinder that you put in to get a car back in action while waiting on the correct cylinder. The workshop cylinder has it's own keys, but...
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How much to replace rear differential in 2005 s60 t5awd. Car shakes between 55-70 mph and quick grinding noise, happens once a da
Hello. Typically if you get a grinding noise from the rear of the vehicle along with shaking it can be a differential issue. It can be a failure in the differential pinion bearing or it may just be an issue...
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Problem issue at startup sometimes.
Hi there. Best thing to do first is put a scanner on the computer and scan for any codes that are pending or stored in the computer. This will give you a starting place to check of why your engine...
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Key does not turn and the steering wheel locked.
Hi there. The lock in the steering column is activated by a solenoid and it could be either loosing power or the lock could be damaged making the steering wheel lock and hard to unlock. Also, the ignition switch could...
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Throttle Body is going out
It's more likely that your Volvo is detecting a transmission malfunction and has entered what's known as "limp mode". This occurs when the ECU detects a mechanical, electrical or sensor issue with the transmission that needs to be inspected or...
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Idles and stalls again.
This may be a result of a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Vibration Under Acceleration
You may be dead on about the CV joint, the car certainly does have enough miles on it for the joint to be bad. CV's will respond to the torque load as well as changing direction, so your analysis is...
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can passenger airbag deploy if there is no passenger on the seat?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The passenger airbag is capable of going off without a person in the seat. Typically they are equipped with a switch that will let you turn the passenger airbag on or off at your...
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Where to add transmission fluid
While many cars today do not have a transmission fluid dipstick and fill point, yours should still have one. The dipstick handle is not red like most vehicles have to indicate transmission fluid. I believe yours is yellow. With the...
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I need brakes on my 2014 Volvo s60 t5
Hi there. Thanks for contacting YourMechanic.com. In order to provide you with an estimate for replacing your brakes on the Volvo S60, we'll need to gather some additional information about your location and the car. To begin this process, please...
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Hello, I have a 2002 volvo s60 2.4t and I'm experiencing a problem.
Look under the hood for any air hoses or vacuum lines that may be broken or disconnected. Any air that gets into the engine without passing through the air flow meter will mean the engine will not get enough fuel....
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Hey Jerel, what would be your price range for motor mounts
Hi...you can get an exact quote by clicking on "Get a Quote" on YourMechanic's motor mount service page. I would quote you a price but such would depend on whether you are replacing all the mounts as well as the...
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Could I switch out hood of a 2002 Volvo S60 with a 2001 v70??
Hi there. I believe these two vehicle's body panels are different, so the swap in this case may not work. You might want to consult with a Volvo dealership or specialist to get an affirmative answer on this question before...
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My car windshield washer sprays only once then it stops spraying
In your washer system, there is a small check-valve. It's about 1 1/2 inches long and fits in the plastic hoses that go to the washer nozzles. I'm going to guess that you have some gunk or debris that is...
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Timing and crankshaft pulley 2003 Volvo S60
Hi there - you have probably not bent valves yet, but damage is not far away. Replacing timing belts on these engines requires fixtures to hold the crankshaft and camshafts in certain positions while changing the belt for this reason....
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How can I get my crankshaft back into timing with my camshaft and exhaust pulley
Hi there. Unfortunately, we're not quite clear as to what you're asking with this inquiry. If you are completing major engine service like replacing the crankshaft pulley or timing chain, it's probably a good idea for you to purchase a...
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Water leak
If the leak is water, it could be the windshield washer reservoir leaking. However, if the leak is coolant, that could be due to a leak in the radiator if the radiator was hit. Generally, engine coolant leaks occur due...
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A/C, heater, defroster, actually no air is coming out at all. Car is a 2006 Volvo s 60 r turbo.
Hi there. It is possible that you have a blown fuse, damaged electrical relay or the blower motor itself is damaged. When all air systems (AC and Heater) don't blow air into the cabin, it is usually due to an...
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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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