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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-18-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By moustacio
Thanks for the great info and help guys, I...

Thanks for the great info and help guys,

I just pulled a steering rack from the junkyard and will hopefully get it installed tommorow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By moustacio
Thank you, Anyone have experience with the...

Thank you,

Anyone have experience with the reman rack from NAPA? Gonna check the junkyards as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By moustacio
Hi and thank you, Ended up replacing with a...

Hi and thank you,

Ended up replacing with a remanufactured pump. Old pump sounded pretty crunchy when spinning the pulley off the car. Ever since I first wrote there has been no bubbles in the atf...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By moustacio
Thank you, I just replaced the 5/8" line...

Thank you,

I just replaced the 5/8" line today. Went out to the car about an hour ago and the bubbles in the atf were gone. Went ahead and tried to bleed the system again and took it for a ride,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By moustacio
Hi and thank you for the replies. Then I...

Hi and thank you for the replies.

Then I suppose I did the proper procedure plus doing the same with the engine off before starting the engine and going full left and right.

Freevolovos: are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 346
Posted By moustacio
CAM Rack P.S. Pump/ Fluid Bleed

Hey everyone.

1988 745 with CAM steering rack, over 250,000 miles on car. Rack doesn't leak any fluid.

My power steering pump had been whining, sounds similar to an electric motor, for a few...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By moustacio
Hey thank you much guys, great info. I was...

Hey thank you much guys, great info. I was thinking about swapping the whole seat in but if I can just swap the leather I'm happy with that.

While I'm asking: is it a bad idea to take the beefier...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By moustacio
960 to 740 parts Q.

Hey everyone,

Few questions if y'all don't mind: I have an 88' 740 wagon with Bendix brake calipers and abs, also leather seats. There is a 1994 960 wagon in the junkyard, not sure which calipers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By moustacio
Found this googling the pn ...

Found this googling the pn
https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-drip-protectio-9154284
? Doesn't give a picture but maybe give them a call to find out
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By moustacio
Great thank you much, I appreciate the guidance

Great thank you much, I appreciate the guidance
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-25-2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By moustacio
Hi dl242gt and thank you for the great...

Hi dl242gt and thank you for the great explaination and advice.

I already look like a numbskull so one more question won't hurt :)
I put some engine oil in the hole where the oil comes in (at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-24-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 408
Posted By moustacio
Clogged Turbo Oil Passages?

Hi everyone, hope y'all are having a nice holiday season.

I have a Mitsubishi td05-12b turbo off of my car. Decided to blow through the oil drain tube and was met with a lot of resistance. Is this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,174
Posted By moustacio
What do you mean by "shack it before use"? I...

What do you mean by "shack it before use"?

I have a similar situation so I've been reading along

Thank you
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By moustacio
If I remember, it takes a little convincing/force...

If I remember, it takes a little convincing/force to pull out and push in the thumb screw with the o ring on there. Did yours pull out easily after the threads? Maybe the o ring dried out and shrunk...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By moustacio
If your talking about the black plastic knob,...

If your talking about the black plastic knob, there is an o ring. It's the same one as the dipstick o ring.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
Thanks Redwood Chair, That was one of my...

Thanks Redwood Chair,

That was one of my questions to begin with



With all the concerns about quality these day I wasn't sure if a Bosch pump would hold up that long.

Thanks again
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
Hi yarchlrl, Thanks for posting more...

Hi yarchlrl,

Thanks for posting more information on the DW pumps.

If you don't mind can you post a link of the fuel hose that you used, or what kind and where you obtained it? Also interested...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 10:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,330
Posted By moustacio
Hey everyone, Thought I would give an update...

Hey everyone,

Thought I would give an update to this problem. Turned out to be the same problem as Fumomike. Bad in line fuel pump in my case.

After swapping the rsr the problem occasionally...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2017, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
Hope y'all don't mind another question. I've been...

Hope y'all don't mind another question. I've been reading a lot on the single pump conversion but am not sure on something...

Is it necessary to replace the fuel sender to fuel cage (i.e. where...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-29-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
Thanks for the responses, it puts me more at ease...

Thanks for the responses, it puts me more at ease on going with the dw200.

And I suppose if I go with the single pump, and it eventually fails, that I will have the stock pumps as a backup.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
Thanks for the feedback guys. Yeah, I've had...

Thanks for the feedback guys.

Yeah, I've had the car for 8 years so I don't think the itch is that strong. Especially on a worn out engine with skinny rods.

Maybe I should start a new thread...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
Does anyone know of a Bosch fuel pump...

Does anyone know of a Bosch fuel pump specifications chart? Couldn't find an inclusive list in my searching.

Fcp has a 6 cylinder 760 pump on clearance and I would like to be certain that it will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By moustacio
Fcp shows the same p/n for both

Fcp shows the same p/n for both
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
And to answer one of my own questions: yes the na...

And to answer one of my own questions: yes the na pump should be just fine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
Hi lummert and thank you, The in tank pump...

Hi lummert and thank you,

The in tank pump is a junkyard one as well, but it is working well. Recently put a piece of clear tube from the fuel sender outlet and into the gas tank filler and saw a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-06-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
Hey all, Had to obtain a pump to get me by...

Hey all,

Had to obtain a pump to get me by for the mean time. Pulled a Bosch 0 580 464 039 in line fuel pump out of a n/a 1990 245 DL with unknown miles. And the 0 580 464 039 was superseded by 0...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
Thank you tryingbe

Thank you tryingbe
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
Sorry, another question: 4)Will the Bosch...

Sorry, another question:

4)Will the Bosch normally aspirated fuel pump work? Part # 9142044

Ipd has the turbo pump, part number 9142045, listed with the 9142044 as cross reference. And fcp says...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By moustacio
Fuel pump quit. Weighing my options

Hi everyone,

Stock 1988 745 turbo, lh 2.2, b230ft, etc. with at most 10psi boost (usually a lot less).

My in line fuel pump died today on the way to the dentist. Don't need any help diagnosing,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-03-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By moustacio
Got my horns working. It was very loose bolts...

Got my horns working. It was very loose bolts connecting the steering column to the dash, from Brickboard below:

"Another thing about the 740's that causes grounding trouble is that the bolts that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By moustacio
Hi and thank you. This is great information...

Hi and thank you.

This is great information and I much appreciate the well thought response.

Thanks again, hopefully I will have a working horn by tonight :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 594
Posted By moustacio
Hey everyone, Thanks for posting this...

Hey everyone,

Thanks for posting this coalminer.

Q. For you or others as I have a similar problem:
How does one go about fixing the bad steering column ground connection?
Was it the horn...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By moustacio
MasterBlaster: thanks for the clarification. ...

MasterBlaster: thanks for the clarification.

ZVOLV: thanks for another idea on how to address the issue.

I'll let y'all know how it turns out. I'll probably try all suggestions at once while I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By moustacio
Hey thank you much for the replies. I will...

Hey thank you much for the replies.

I will continue to run the MMO in the gas until I get around to cleaning the injectors. Or swapping in new high impedance injectors after bypassing the resistor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By moustacio
MMO in Gas

Hi everyone,

Another question for y'all:
So I filled up and added Marvel Mystery Oil to the gas (around 6 ounces for around 16 gallons of gasoline) and now I don't have any of the symptoms in my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By moustacio
Hi stiligFox and thank you for the help. I...

Hi stiligFox and thank you for the help.

I have some CRC electrical cleaner that I will try (I should get some of the good stuff though).

Probably won't get to it in a while but I will post...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-18-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By moustacio
Yes, I couldn't find a diagram so I chased the...

Yes, I couldn't find a diagram so I chased the path to the bulbs. And like you say they all run in line.

My bulbs have a socket with brass? contacts connecting to the board. The board looked...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By moustacio
Oh right on thank you. I'll do that next time I...

Oh right on thank you. I'll do that next time I have the cluster out.
Thanks
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By moustacio
Re-flowed some solder on the board and installed...

Re-flowed some solder on the board and installed but still no background lights on the left portion. Smacked the dashboard and it lit right up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 835
Posted By moustacio
Cluster lights/temp gauge (740)

Hi everyone,

A few questions about my 1988 745 with yazaki instrument cluster.

1) the background lights, illuminating the gauges, only work on the right side of the cluster. All of the bulbs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By moustacio
:-) Pure mathematician at work... I'm the...

:-)

Pure mathematician at work... I'm the worst with electrical problems
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-12-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By moustacio
Thank you, I will check those again

Thank you, I will check those again
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By moustacio
Confirmed continuity form the horn button(s)...

Confirmed continuity form the horn button(s) (depressed) to the ground wire connection at the horn itself. Still no beep
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-05-2017, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 900
Posted By moustacio
Horny Wiper Syndrome (745)

Hi all,

I have a 1988 745 that has developed a horny wiper. I.E. When I go to honk the horn, I get no horn and my tailgate wiper decides to wipe. I've researched the problem and have gone through...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-01-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By moustacio
Hi there, It looks like the joint there is...

Hi there,

It looks like the joint there is missing the metal donut, I think "they" call it a gasket. Maybe saw of them bolts, if you can't turn them off, and stuff one in. Unless the rust has...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By moustacio
Not ALL rwd volvos had driveshafts with 3 u...

Not ALL rwd volvos had driveshafts with 3 u joints

http://www.volvopartswebstore.com/showAssembly.aspx?ukey_assembly=234577&ukey_make=865&ukey_model=20457&modelYear=1988&ukey_category=7095
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By moustacio
Yeah you can measure the circumference and get...

Yeah you can measure the circumference and get the diameter from that. Maybe even wrap a piece of painters tape around the prop shaft and mark it, probably more accurate than holding a piece of line....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-28-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By moustacio
Fcp has this one: ...

Fcp has this one:

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-drive-shaft-center-support-bearing-183265-2

Says it fits 50.8 mm driveshaft and also gives id, od of the bearing itself.

I would wrap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By moustacio
Hey thank you for the replies and assurance. ...

Hey thank you for the replies and assurance.

Was having bad rpm jumps and vacuum loss upon shifting to neutral before fixing some fuel issues. Glad to hear this is "normal" behavior after fixing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-27-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 868
Posted By moustacio
Q. for those with manual transmission

Hey all,

Quick question that should apply to anyone with a manual transmission:

While driving and then putting the car in neutral, does your vacuum reading fluctuate slightly? Also, same...
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