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Forum: performance & modifications 07-18-2017, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Quinnn
Alright, I have a 1992 Volvo 740 that I'm looking...

Alright, I have a 1992 Volvo 740 that I'm looking to +T here in a few weeks.

Just to hammer it in, these are the parts that I need to get the car running, correct?


Turbo (duh)
Intercooler...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
I installed a grand new Cat just a few days ago,...

I installed a grand new Cat just a few days ago, so that's not it.

I'll try swapping the O2 sensor I guess.

Tomorrow after work I'll check the compression as well.


New plugs and wires...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Adjusted the tension, didn't fix the issue. ...

Adjusted the tension, didn't fix the issue.

Swapped the ECUs and the knock sensor error is gone!

But I shouldn't have been excited. It made absolutely 0 difference in how slow the car is at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
If it went between the spools, it probably...

If it went between the spools, it probably wouldn't drive at all right?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Why does the throttle body intake hose have to be...

Why does the throttle body intake hose have to be off?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
What's the best way to check this?

What's the best way to check this?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Swapping the ECU's today, I'll give an update. ...

Swapping the ECU's today, I'll give an update.

In the meantime I drained my 87 octane gas and refilled with 93 octane + Techron at the recommendation of a friend, but that didn't fix it either....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-12-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
My boss's parts car is a 1992 940 non turbo. It...

My boss's parts car is a 1992 940 non turbo. It should have the same ECU's right? If so, I'm going to try swapping them out after work today, and see if the errors are still there, and if it drives...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-11-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Back again. Checked, and there is no issue with...

Back again. Checked, and there is no issue with timing. It's definitely something else.

Could it possibly be the ECU?

I'm still getting the knock sensor error even though I have checked and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
I have done both. I'll recheck the belt marks,...

I have done both. I'll recheck the belt marks, but I was there when it was changed, and we verified that they were lined up correctly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Hm yeah no, not as far as I can tell. It's just...

Hm yeah no, not as far as I can tell. It's just slow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
It's hard for me to say because I don't have any...

It's hard for me to say because I don't have any frame of reference. The revs seem to match the speed, so shifting out of first takes quite a while.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Yes, nothing changed after the timing belt was...

Yes, nothing changed after the timing belt was swapped.

No, it doesn't misfire.

It revs, I'm not sure what you mean by "freely"
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Chantilly, but I go to university down in your...

Chantilly, but I go to university down in your area
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
What am I checking? continuity? to what? Sorry...

What am I checking? continuity? to what? Sorry for the dumb questions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Which grounds? I hear "check grounds" a lot, but...

Which grounds? I hear "check grounds" a lot, but I'm not sure specifically what that entails.

Is there a general "ground guide" I could reference?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Update: I tore up everything in my car and...

Update:

I tore up everything in my car and checked the connections at the firewall and at the ECU. There is nothing wrong with the way the knock sensor is connected.


I jumped the knock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Ohh, this was checked after we swapped the belt. ...

Ohh, this was checked after we swapped the belt.



Unless I'm mistaken, that site only shows interior circuits for the 1992 940, such as heated seats and stuff like that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Damn! I thought I got off easy. I went to...

Damn! I thought I got off easy.

I went to the site you mentioned for the diagram, but all the diagrams are all from different year 740's, and based on what you said above it makes me assume that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Timing belt was done just a couple weeks ago. We...

Timing belt was done just a couple weeks ago. We checked it with a timing light and it checked out.


I'm not sure how to check the ignition timing. Where should I look to figure out how to get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
EZK is referring to the ECU right? So my...

EZK is referring to the ECU right?

So my strategy should be to disconnect at 28 on the ECU (which is on the drivers side somewhere near the gas pedal right?), then jumper the wires on the knock...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Awesome! Is that the ignition ECU or the...

Awesome!

Is that the ignition ECU or the fuel ECU? I'm guessing ignition.
Forum: the vault 07-06-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 45,644
Posted By Quinnn
I'm currently doing the opposite of yours, I'm...

I'm currently doing the opposite of yours, I'm swapping a 1994 into my 1992.

They should be identical, except your fuel gauge will not work. Otherwise it should just plug right in.

You have to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Okay, update time. Replaced the knock...

Okay, update time.

Replaced the knock sensor, nothing changed. Code still shows. I tried clearing it but it still shows up.

They definitely were not switched.

As per recommendation, I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Thanks for the explanation. I get off work...

Thanks for the explanation.

I get off work in 30 minutes, so I'll be back to check in once I ensure the two connections are not swapped, and I've tried putting in a new knock sensor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Well now, I don't believe everything. I just...

Well now, I don't believe everything. I just figured the definition was a bit more specific. I'd never assume that losing 2-3mpg would be classified as limping home.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Everywhere I've read says that in limp mode the...

Everywhere I've read says that in limp mode the car shouldn't be able to go much over 40mph, but I've gone much past this.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Thanks for the input! I thought limp mode...

Thanks for the input!

I thought limp mode meant the car would be practically crawling. I've been driving at highway speeds on it daily, I hope I didn't **** something up.

I'll check the grounds...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
I had a feeling but I didn't want to assume. Any...

I had a feeling but I didn't want to assume. Any thoughts off the top of your head?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,188
Posted By Quinnn
Extremely slow Acceleration, multiple potential causes

Hey all,

Still working through my new 1992 volvo 740's issues.

Number one on my list is the speed. Now, I know these cars are by no means fast, but I have a feeling that my car is far too slow...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Quinnn
Alright well, new sparks and wires installed, no...

Alright well, new sparks and wires installed, no difference as far as I can tell.

The oil was changed right when I got the car, I did an ATF change, flushed the coolant, checked the air filter,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-04-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Quinnn
This is precisely why I brought it up.

This is precisely why I brought it up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Quinnn
Hm alright. I bought the nicest spark plugs...

Hm alright.

I bought the nicest spark plugs I could find, and installed them. I noticed that whoever installed the last ones didn't use any sort of grease, so they were very hard to remove. Except...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Quinnn
I understand this, as the button kicks the...

I understand this, as the button kicks the transmission out of the "overdrive" 4th gear. As I understand it, when the car is doing highway speeds, it should be in overdrive and the RPM shouldn't be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-03-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By Quinnn
Question High RPM in overdrive

Hey all,

I got my first car, a (currently) Automatic 1992 Volvo 740 Wagon (non turbo). So far things have been great. The timing belt popped the day after I got it (On an interstate highway, no...
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