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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Fa182
Yes because you can move the pipe a bit...

Yes because you can move the pipe a bit backwards, but accessing the bolt is quite clumsy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 702
Posted By Fa182
Same. I had to manually excite the alt with a...

Same.
I had to manually excite the alt with a temporary exciter circuit through the push of a button on the dash.

I went through a similar ordeal as OP when my battery light wasn't working.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 702
Posted By Fa182
No shame in not knowing everything. We all start...

No shame in not knowing everything. We all start somewhere.

If the battery light doesn't come up, you will likely not have a charging alternator, which means the battery goes dead.
The battery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 702
Posted By Fa182
+100 Lots of great tips have been...

+100



Lots of great tips have been suggested. Follow the basics first, don't just fire up the parts cannon.
It's easy enough, even for a beginner.

Check this first:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 371
Posted By Fa182
95-98 940 models use an OBD-II connector in the...

95-98 940 models use an OBD-II connector in the bottom of the armrest compartment and they removed the diagnostic unit in the engine bay.
I don't think any US -95 940's have that connector?
However...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 371
Posted By Fa182
After seeing your post, I was browsing the parts...

After seeing your post, I was browsing the parts catalogue for 94-98 940's up and down but neither the OBD connector itself or the terminals are anywhere to be found in there, which is weird.
I even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 702
Posted By Fa182
The oil light usually means low oil pressure...

The oil light usually means low oil pressure which doesn't necessarily means low fill level.
You can't "see" the oil fill level by just looking into the valve cover.
The dipstick is dry?

Is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Fa182
Somehow the photos make the left wheel look like...

Somehow the photos make the left wheel look like it's not straight somehow, looks a bit bent? Maybe that's just the photos or the rubber, but it looks weird in my eyes.


If the axle is offset to...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-19-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By Fa182
The spring rate is all messed up now if you cut 3...

The spring rate is all messed up now if you cut 3 coils, so you will never get rid of the bounce even with new shocks.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 835
Posted By Fa182
Is there actually something different in the...

Is there actually something different in the engine compartment / hood on the 90+ models?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By Fa182
Looking at this thread...

Looking at this thread https://ozvolvo.org/discussion/12742/m47-transmission-what-is-this-spring it seems to be the same spring you are looking for. I believe it presses down a ball on the selector...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Fa182
1984 Volvo 240 DL GL Turbo Owner's Manual...

1984 Volvo 240 DL GL Turbo Owner's Manual...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By Fa182
I guess I'm asking the real questions here. :lol:...

I guess I'm asking the real questions here. :lol:

Anyone?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By Fa182
I think we're switching things up a bit here. ...

I think we're switching things up a bit here.
Do you need the nut in the red or in the green circle (3 of those with one being where your arrow is pointing out of sight behind / under the throttle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By Fa182
Manual mirror adjusters

The adjusters on my manual side mirrors do not work on both sides.
The mirrors don't move when moving the adjusters, so I have to press the glass into the right position.

It's not an issue really...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-10-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By Fa182
FTFY

FTFY
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,716
Posted By Fa182
Could be, I don't remember top off my head. I...

Could be, I don't remember top off my head.
I believe it's adjustable on my 16T but I didn't work on a 13C for so long so I don't remember.

If you can't adjust it and you're sure this is your...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 890
Posted By Fa182
I drove my 940 for a few months without the S...

I drove my 940 for a few months without the S pipe (installed a new rear muffler and the old S pipe was rusted beyond repair).
I had quite a bit of drone but didn'd think about it more and thought...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Fa182
This is the reason I asked because I always had a...

This is the reason I asked because I always had a soft pedal that I was able to pump up to be stiff before starting, even when the car was sitting for 2 days / nights.
So something changed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Fa182
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 725
Posted By Fa182
I'd also check ground connections for corrosion,...

I'd also check ground connections for corrosion, especially the ones in the engine bay if you say you have issues with the left turn signal.

I've had the engine shut off whenever I turned on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By Fa182
Are you sure you need 3530016? Looks like...

Are you sure you need 3530016?
Looks like that's the pipe going from the master cylinder to the ABS module.

From your description it looks like you need part no. 4, which is 3530008. This is the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2020, 04:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 600
Posted By Fa182
Stiff brake pedal after sitting for a while

In the last few months I noticed the brake pedal on my 97 940 is very stiff before I start the car after sitting overnight. (cue "morning wood" comments)
Normal operation when the car is running is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By Fa182
p/n 3507757 ...

p/n 3507757

https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-clip-3507757
https://www.volvopartswebstore.com/products/Volvo/Clip-Genuine-Classic-Part/1163690/3507757.html...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-25-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By Fa182
I can only say I've ordered 2x 1273184 a couple...

I can only say I've ordered 2x 1273184 a couple years ago for the stock 22mm bar on my 940 from Skandix and I had no issues with fitment, they were the exact same as the ones that were on previously.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Fa182
You made the second thread with the same...

You made the second thread with the same question...?

Anyway, to give a visual aid to the helpful post above, it's pretty much like this.
Small pipe (A) goes to inlet manifold, bigger pipe (B)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-14-2020, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By Fa182
If I need to look up something quickly or on the...

If I need to look up something quickly or on the go, I usually use www.volvopartswebstore.com

If I need to dig a little deeper with a bit more details, I use the official parts catalogues at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-13-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,125
Posted By Fa182
There are 2 different brackets, one for AC...

There are 2 different brackets, one for AC (9146215) and one for non-AC (9146919).

The difference must be the width because the AC bracket is using a 150mm top bolt and the non-AC bracket a 140mm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,716
Posted By Fa182
You just make sure the flapper is closed and then...

You just make sure the flapper is closed and then connect the actuator arm by pulling it out a little bit from the actuator housing.
The preload needs to be just enough so that the flap is staying...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,716
Posted By Fa182
The vacuum on the boost gauge in idle seems quite...

The vacuum on the boost gauge in idle seems quite low from what I can tell?
The needle is much more to the left on mine - I have a numerical boost gauge on mine as well and it shows about 0.65...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-08-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,608
Posted By Fa182
I have the old 25 IPD one on my 940 and I...

I have the old 25 IPD one on my 940 and I wouldn't go any thicker as that's almost too much already for daily street driving.


:lol:
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 20,765
Posted By Fa182
Here they are. Wayback Machine FTW

Here they are. Wayback Machine FTW
Forum: performance & modifications 08-30-2020, 03:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fa182
Since linking to Dropbox somehow doesn't make the...

Since linking to Dropbox somehow doesn't make the photo show up, here it is.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-29-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By Fa182
https://uc472a6ae5394d15581af9f3bd65.previews.drop...

https://uc472a6ae5394d15581af9f3bd65.previews.dropboxusercontent.com/p/thumb/AA5pbkIEdSvAC3Iv98RDh5DFbTZt-QVAqDOu6kLO7ILmll1IHKfyZP8qalSLmWB17AcXqb-HjTDjyy8G7siB8NuZM5AaPe3711VnLrwV6zBM06OCMh63QGYYYyq...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-21-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,393
Posted By Fa182
https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=83...

https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=83929
Make a wastegate bracket like this: http://b230fk.de/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/schablone_nachtrag.png

If conical outlet, done.
If other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Fa182
Ehh, I'm fine with it as long as nothing is...

Ehh, I'm fine with it as long as nothing is affected by this, which I guess it isn't.

I've messed with the tach enough to get the exciter circuit working again, so I really don't want to touch...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,153
Posted By Fa182
Tasca also seem to have them:...

Tasca also seem to have them: https://www.tascaparts.com/oem-parts/volvo-hex-socket-sc-1273210
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,907
Posted By Fa182
I'd just replace the connector. Dave Barton...

I'd just replace the connector.
Dave Barton sells them (you need to buy the inserts separately, he also sells them): https://www.240turbo.com/blackvinyl.html#2poleEFI

Also, just a small remark, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-16-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,897
Posted By Fa182
Yeah, they can be a bit hard to install, I...

Yeah, they can be a bit hard to install, I remember it well when I replaced the broken one on my car.

Did it cure your leak?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Fa182
Thanks for your suggestions. The ignition...

Thanks for your suggestions.

The ignition amp is less than half a year old and I renewed / cleaned all ground straps and connections in the engine bay a few months ago when I was chasing an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 903
Posted By Fa182
Tach needle not jumping on cranking?

I don't really ever look at the tach when cranking on my 97 940T, but today I noticed that the needle isn't jumping at all when cranking the engine.
I honestly don't know for how long it's been like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-09-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,897
Posted By Fa182
No, the nuts are not the same. M10 vs. M8. ...

No, the nuts are not the same. M10 vs. M8.

This is the lock nut you want for the bracket: https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-flange-lock-nut-987891

This is for the turbo to downpipe:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,897
Posted By Fa182
It mounts via a bolt (p/n 1346591) and nut on in...

It mounts via a bolt (p/n 1346591) and nut on in the area where the bellhousing is mounted to the engine.
I don't remember if it bolts into the bellhousing or the block but somewhere there (wasn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,897
Posted By Fa182
This is for turbo to manifold though, not turbo...

This is for turbo to manifold though, not turbo to downpipe.
Forum: performance & modifications 08-07-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,201
Posted By Fa182
Did you have those issues before you did any of...

Did you have those issues before you did any of the mods?
What's that yellow thing at the distributor?
Is that the catch can above the turbo?

Start with the easy stuff first.
TPS and linkage is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,897
Posted By Fa182
Oh god, your post brings back some terrible...

Oh god, your post brings back some terrible memories.... ask me how I know...

I just threw the exhaust housing away and bought a good used one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-07-2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,897
Posted By Fa182
Just an idea, do you still have the bracket for...

Just an idea, do you still have the bracket for downpipe to block in place? Or maybe it's broken?
If they break, they can become the source of a leak because it puts quite a bit of force on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-03-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,231
Posted By Fa182
Dave has some great info on his alternator page...

Dave has some great info on his alternator page about higher output alts including mounting on a B21FT:

https://www.240turbo.com/alternators.html
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-30-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By Fa182
I took this part number directly from parts...

I took this part number directly from parts catalogue that Masterblaster also posted to confirm, so this should indeed be the correct one.
You shouldn't always trust photos of parts on the internet...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-29-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,155
Posted By Fa182
I believe that is a B204FT/GT engine, so this...

I believe that is a B204FT/GT engine, so this would be the correct pipe (p/n 3514461):

https://www.skandix.de/en/spare-parts/cooling-system/pipes/coolant-pipe/1022833/...
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