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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-15-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 339
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
These are what I have used...

These are what I have used (https://goo.gl/images/382SVF).
Sorry. I meant to embed an image, but am having some technical difficulties at the moment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-14-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 339
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I've used vise grips. I suppose one could cut...

I've used vise grips. I suppose one could cut the bolt.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 269
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
You might check the cap and rotor.

You might check the cap and rotor.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-06-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I've also had good luck with NAPA Pro belts (made...

I've also had good luck with NAPA Pro belts (made by Gates). Gates belts are available from Rock Auto and are less expensive than the ones sold at NAPA. They certainly last longer than CONTI-TECH.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-04-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 402
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Volvo water pump seals, not aftermarket. The...

Volvo water pump seals, not aftermarket.

The crankshaft tool (https://www.ipdusa.com/products/7988/115647-crankshaft-pulley-holder-tool-b230) is helpful.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-20-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 364
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Walmart is the least expensive source that I've...

Walmart is the least expensive source that I've found for Valvoline MaxLife (https://www.walmart.com/ip/Valvoline-MaxLife-Multi-Vehicle-Automatic-Transmission-Fluid-1-Gallon/15125768).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I printed out the instructions when the page was...

I printed out the instructions when the page was still up. I can scan it if you like.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 564
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Clamshell type compressors are awesome!

Clamshell type compressors are awesome!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-01-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I once had an issue when I replaced my rear...

I once had an issue when I replaced my rear calipers (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5678421&styleid=8). Vacuum bleeding...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks! I'll look at these parts this evening. ...

Thanks! I'll look at these parts this evening.



Is there a part on the diff I can measure or look for (ie roll pin for the spider gear pinion as hyperf suggested) that will definitively show...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Rear passengers side brake: ...

Rear passengers side brake:
http://u.cubeupload.com/rusty_ratchet/IMG4266.jpg

Rear drivers side brake:
http://u.cubeupload.com/rusty_ratchet/IMG4268.jpg

Is it possible that the parking brakes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Is the roll pin for the spider gear pinion part...

Is the roll pin for the spider gear pinion part 26 in the diagram?
http://u.cubeupload.com/rusty_ratchet/9ecScreenShot20180624at.png

I will try to check the parking break shoes this morning.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I removed the inspection plate and didn't see...

I removed the inspection plate and didn't see anything. I also felt around the bottom of the pumpkin and didn't feel anything. Any suggestions for things to look for before putting it back together...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
That's a bummer, but good to know before taking...

That's a bummer, but good to know before taking it apart :-)



I'll try to get some oil today. If nothing else it will be good to remove the inspection plate and see if there are any broken...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I used Red Line GL5...

I used Red Line GL5 (https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/75w90-gear-oil-quart-oil-57904). The first time I changed the oil it looked and smelled horrible. My guess was that it had been in there way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-23-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Yes, it has an AW70. I'll check the fluid level....

Yes, it has an AW70. I'll check the fluid level.



Are you referring to parts 37 and 40 in the diagram below? It appears that part 40 (Volvo P/N 181301) is no longer available....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 777
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Driveline Noise

1985 240

My car has noise that I believe is coming from the differential, but would appreciate your input. The noise only occurs when the car has sat for some period of time (at least several...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
That looks more like what is on the car. Thanks...

That looks more like what is on the car. Thanks hiperf!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
That's what I'm wondering. I can...

That's what I'm wondering.



I can certainly check the part, but would rather not if I need to return it (used -> no returns!).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Did I get the correct check valve?

1997 Volvo S90

One of the climate control check valves is bad (shown below).

http://u.cubeupload.com/rusty_ratchet/IMG4209.jpg

Based on the diagram...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Perhaps I'll remove the panhard rod and one of...

Perhaps I'll remove the panhard rod and one of the torque rods this weekend and see if the bushings are off center.
If I do have to replace bushings, is aftermarket ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-07-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Do you think the movement in the torque rod...

Do you think the movement in the torque rod bushings is acceptable? Do you think it would be a good idea to replace all the bushings back there?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I looked at the bushings and pried on the various...

I looked at the bushings and pried on the various pieces. The bushings that I could see have some small cracks, but nothing very deep. I didn't see bushings with any missing pieces either. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-06-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I compared the position of the rear wheels on my...

I compared the position of the rear wheels on my car to my mom's 240. The back of her car looks good to me. Both sides of mine are lower than those on my mom's car (equally low on both sides). It...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Your comment about the car being lowered made me...

Your comment about the car being lowered made me wonder about the rear springs. The IPD product description for rear springs...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
The car has not been lowered. Could bad bushings...

The car has not been lowered. Could bad bushings cause this? I looked at the bushings recently and didn't notice any issues, but perhaps I should take another look. Is it possible for panhard rods...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 616
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Asymmetry in Rear Tire Positioning

1985 Volvo 240

I was looking at my rear tires this morning and noticed that the passengers side is somewhat close to the body of the car. There is more clearance for the tire on the drivers side...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-22-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
VoluParts (http://www.voluparts.com/) for hard to...

VoluParts (http://www.voluparts.com/) for hard to find items.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I have cleaned the block with a razor blade,...

I have cleaned the block with a razor blade, acetone, and a brass brush (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYoXl-aRIDM). I had paper towels carefully stuffed down the passages to keep debris from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 609
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
If it's of any help, I think the connector with...

If it's of any help, I think the connector with orange weather seal is a metric-pack 630 (https://www.waytekwire.com/item/46010/Delphi-12033769-Metri-Pack-2-Way-630-Series/) series connector.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Fixed it. The little lever can be mounted two...

Fixed it.
The little lever can be mounted two ways. I assume this is so the latch can be used on the driver or passengers side of the car.
In any case, I had it mounted the "upside down".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Door Latch Replacement | Must be Missing Something Obvious

1997 Volvo S90

I replaced the little arm on the front drivers side door latch, and am having trouble getting everything back together. I can get everything in place, but the little lever stays...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks, this makes me feel a lot better. I'll...

Thanks, this makes me feel a lot better. I'll check the pads for abnormal wear tomorrow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Rear Wheels: What does this sound like?

1985 Volvo 240

I occasionally have a scraping sound from the rear of my car. It typically happens at slow speeds, immediately after a sudden stop. The sound goes away after a few seconds and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,580
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
That's interesting. I'll have to do more looking...

That's interesting. I'll have to do more looking into POE.

ZVOLV, if you do decide to flush and don't have a pro tool, then you might consider one of these...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,580
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
PAO oil ...

PAO oil (https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/a-c-compressor-oil-with-uv-dye-pao-68-aa1-500ml-351214201)will also work.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I've had good luck replenishing fluid using this...

I've had good luck replenishing fluid using this method (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bw432Jl7J0A).

I have an occasional scraping sound at low speeds so will have to check out some of the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-12-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I looked up the diagram for your transmission and...

I looked up the diagram for your transmission and pointed out the speedo gear location in the pic below.

http://u.cubeupload.com/rusty_ratchet/ScreenShot20180412at.png

As Sbabbs mentioned, you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-11-2018, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Are you referring to the transmission tailshaft? ...

Are you referring to the transmission tailshaft?
The photo below is from my '85 240 sedan with AW70.

http://u.cubeupload.com/rusty_ratchet/fb0ScreenShot20180411at.png
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
This is helpful. Thanks!

This is helpful. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
How deep and you would/wouldn't worry? I think...

How deep and you would/wouldn't worry? I think the cut is about 1/16" (1.6mm) deep.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I had some control arm bolts that were really...

I had some control arm bolts that were really stuck. I used a breaker bar and pushed on it with my floor jack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks, I'll look for the seal P/N.

Thanks, I'll look for the seal P/N.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
How do you remove the nut?

How do you remove the nut?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks for the replies. I'll forward the thread...

Thanks for the replies. I'll forward the thread to my dad and see what he want's to do with the tank.

Kjets: That's too bad about the guy cutting through the fuel line. I hope never encounter...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,018
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Gas Tank Reinforcement

1997 Volvo S90

I had to cut off the head of a bolt at the driveshaft/differential. I got out the bolt, but had some collateral damage when I gouged the gas tank with my angle grinder (see photo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Transmission Tail Shaft Damage / Leaking

I recently removed the driveshaft in a 1997 Volvo S90. When I removed the driveshaft at the transmission, about a cup of transmission fluid came out. When I took a closer look, there appears to be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
A .pdf download is on VolvoWiringDiagrams.com...

A .pdf download is on VolvoWiringDiagrams.com (http://www.volvowiringdiagrams.com/volvo/Trouble%20Shooting%20Guides/Volvo%20Problem%20Solver%20Advanced%20Edition-1.pdf). I really like that book :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks, I'll see what I can fit in there...

Thanks, I'll see what I can fit in there tomorrow.



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