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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By rporzio
I had the same symptoms and replaced the O2...

I had the same symptoms and replaced the O2 sensor with the correct 3 wire config and my hesitations went away...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-09-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Rain finally let up enough to get him out for a...

Rain finally let up enough to get him out for a longer drive, 100 miles round trip. Ran really good but the pump was whining pretty good at the end of it with no failure. I finished changing out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-04-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By rporzio
Thank VolvoNutt, old GM color form the 60's...

Thank VolvoNutt, old GM color form the 60's Lemonwood Yellow...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By rporzio
We've tested for that and even changed out all...

We've tested for that and even changed out all components in the system several times (including fpr), very frustrating. Car is running really well just gets whiny after 1/2 hour of driving. Right...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By rporzio
Thanks MSG, the interior came out really nice...

Thanks MSG, the interior came out really nice although lately the seat foam (which is green) has started to disintegrate here in the Florida heat so that's something I'll have to deal with in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-03-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By rporzio
Thanks guys, I appreciate... Ralph

Thanks guys, I appreciate... Ralph
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By rporzio
A picture even though

I'm fighting noisy fuel pump issues but I still love this guy. Took this a few weeks ago after visiting my Mom...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By rporzio
Got the PM, thanks Ian. I'll get on my pc in a...

Got the PM, thanks Ian. I'll get on my pc in a bit and set up the p.o. payment, thanks again. Ralph
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By rporzio
Thanks for the point to VP hiper, I'll call them...

Thanks for the point to VP hiper, I'll call them Tuesday. Meanwhile you're welcome to send me some pics of your good used one and let me know what you're asking for it. Ralph rporzio@verizon.net
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By rporzio
Thank you, it's in Sweden but if one needs the...

Thank you, it's in Sweden but if one needs the part, one needs the part!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By rporzio
1984 242 Gas Tank Filler Rubber Lip

Hi everyone, having a hard time locating a new part #9 on the diagram (3507405). Anyone have one lying around or perhaps one in really nice shape? Thanks, ralph
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By rporzio
Thank you Dave, I appreciate. Ralph

Thank you Dave, I appreciate. Ralph
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By rporzio
1984 242 Charcoal Cannister

I'm looking into replacing my charcoal cannister and since a replacement is NLA has anyone found a suitable substitute? Right now my focus is on this for the cannister...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
It's been reconnected for awhile. Are you...

It's been reconnected for awhile. Are you thinking I should try my test drives (weather permitting) with both vacuum hoses disconnected?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
I just bought and installed a new gas cap,...

I just bought and installed a new gas cap, something I didn't think of earlier... Who knows. Next I'm going to replace all the vacuum hoses entering and leaving the charcoal filter/cannister and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Thanks Mike, I now have this pump on my Amazon...

Thanks Mike, I now have this pump on my Amazon Wishlist should it come to that. Haven't been able to get him out with all the rain and this week looks to be the same. R.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Thanks Mike. Does the DW100 mount to the sender...

Thanks Mike. Does the DW100 mount to the sender unit without any mods?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-19-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
This is the pump you're talking about?...

This is the pump you're talking about?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Starting to feel a little bit better about this...

Starting to feel a little bit better about this challenge we've been going through. Took him for my 1/2 hour of errand running and the car ran great, no noise till after that 1/2 hour mark but even...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
3.10 Amps draw from the fuel pump on a cold start.

3.10 Amps draw from the fuel pump on a cold start.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
ok, good advice, thanks. Ralph

ok, good advice, thanks. Ralph
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Interesting, never heard of probing in either...

Interesting, never heard of probing in either direction. I was just going to insert the meter into the path of the 12v wire going to the main pump and set it to the highest Amperage setting and I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Thanks zvolv, I've been thinking about what you...

Thanks zvolv, I've been thinking about what you said about measuring current and trying to figure out the easiest way to do that. I suppose under the seat? Just break the connection there and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
First thing this morning I replaced the roll over...

First thing this morning I replaced the roll over valve as well as another rubber hose feeding the hard plastic line to the charcoal cannister. I didn't expect the fuel pump to be completely quiet...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Dave Samuels of Wagonmeister is shipping me a new...

Dave Samuels of Wagonmeister is shipping me a new roll over valve so at least that will be taken care of.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
that's a good point. Replace it with a 3/16"...

that's a good point. Replace it with a 3/16" female/female pass through?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Do you all think the roll over valve is...

Do you all think the roll over valve is serviceable or should I just buy a new one? 48 shipped from volvopartswebstore.com Ralph
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
I jacked up the car and found the roll over...

I jacked up the car and found the roll over valve, pretty well gummed up so I'll get a new one but did find this on the hose that leaves the valve going to the tank filler tube. Pics show both ends,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Test drive today produced exactly the same...

Test drive today produced exactly the same results; fuel pump starts to hum after 1/2 hour or so but gets no louder and is very responsive to the throttle even when I floored it for a short time from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
thanks lummert, I bought an Airtex E8778 but have...

thanks lummert, I bought an Airtex E8778 but have not put it in the car at this point, we disconnected the fuel line to the main pump and there seemed to be plenty of fuel being supplied so I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
thanks for the offer on the harness but I'm all...

thanks for the offer on the harness but I'm all set now. I did get under the car and in the trunk and it appears that I do not have this valve. I can see and feel the very hard tube coming from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Now I want to know more about this Roll Over...

Now I want to know more about this Roll Over Valve. Part number 1255422? Haven't been out to the car yet but can't seem to find an exact location anywhere. Hmmmmm....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Don't know how much current but I have blown no...

Don't know how much current but I have blown no fuses since this all started. So if the tank is vented properly I shouldn't hear anything when I pop the tank cover open?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
ok, will do tomorrow...

ok, will do tomorrow...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Ok, I like how you're thinking (keep in mind that...

Ok, I like how you're thinking (keep in mind that it has improved with the new wiring and new rubber cushions) and I'm not sure how to check if my tank is properly vented, help? R.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
another test drive today, about 45 minutes long...

another test drive today, about 45 minutes long running errands with 2 or 3 shutoffs in between. Same as yesterday, completely quiet for the first 30-45 minutes and then the hum starts to creep in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
just back from the test drive. Silent for the...

just back from the test drive. Silent for the first 1/2 hour then a hum started and got louder but not more than yesterday and no louder for the whole trip... Now I wonder if I'm just dealing with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Uncle, you were right, it was tough to get those...

Uncle, you were right, it was tough to get those rubber supports out. I did manage to get the whole tray down, cleaned it up a bit and got the 3 supports into the bottom of the tray (larger holes). ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
I was thinking the same thing. I have a brand...

I was thinking the same thing. I have a brand new Bosch instead of the Napa device now in there, can't decide. The Napa guy is still warranted but the Bosch might solve my noise issues...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Darn it, that's what I was afraid of...

Darn it, that's what I was afraid of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
BTW, Uncle, did you drop the tray or work with it...

BTW, Uncle, did you drop the tray or work with it in place?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Ok, thanks to both of you, I'll get under there...

Ok, thanks to both of you, I'll get under there tomorrow. Yes Mike, new pieces are available, I got 3 off of Ebay...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
can anyone offer advice on how to replace these...

can anyone offer advice on how to replace these fuel pump tray cushions?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
harness to the main fuel pump under the car. ...

harness to the main fuel pump under the car. This portion was hidden in the grommet. The test drive started out good but ended up with the pump making noise louder than when I started and pulsing a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 09:10 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
just rewired the main pump, this is what I took...

just rewired the main pump, this is what I took out. Probably touching or arcing the whole time? Test drive in an hour or so...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
that's interesting about the burn mark, I too had...

that's interesting about the burn mark, I too had a similar situation when I had the interior out, see the pic. I really want to know all about your conversion to one pump, would you mind messaging...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-06-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
tomorrow I'm going to put him up on jack stands,...

tomorrow I'm going to put him up on jack stands, drop the fuel pump tray and replace the whole wiring harness for power and ground. While there I'm also going to replace the 3 rubber cushions with...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
got the back seat bottom out this morning. Cut...

got the back seat bottom out this morning. Cut off the 2 original power connectors (male/female) as they were a bit loose and probably the reason I taped them the first time and re did the ground...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
thanks lummert, since I've been fighting this...

thanks lummert, since I've been fighting this issue the tank has been at all different levels all with the same results; main pump starts to whine and eventually fails. There is another spot I'm...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-03-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 7,591
Posted By rporzio
Got the camera and tried to go into the filler...

Got the camera and tried to go into the filler tube with no success. In through the trunk I went but really didn't need the camera to see that there is no rust at all in the tank. A good flashlight...
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