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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By durk80
I cut into the cable today with utility shears...

I cut into the cable today with utility shears after it didn't make a mark in the insulation using the 18 or 20 gauge location on my wire strippers. Maybe it is 22 gauge like the 2 core shielded...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-08-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,155
Posted By durk80
This link has some points for putting a b230 ft...

This link has some points for putting a b230 ft into a 240, opposite I know, but it might help:

http://people.physics.anu.edu.au/~amh110/Volvo_turbo_conversion_info/Conversion_hints.htm

You...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By durk80
Question Fuel Injection Relay Heat

I had wired in the extra relay to my fuel injection relay about a month ago because it was getting very hot to the touch. Now, I've noticed that both are getting quite toasty while driving--granted...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By durk80
Excellent! I can't wait to try it out after I get...

Excellent! I can't wait to try it out after I get done moving.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By durk80
Thank you dl242gt! Would this do the trick if I...

Thank you dl242gt! Would this do the trick if I can fit the insulated wires inside 18 or 16 gauge?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By durk80
Shielded vs. Non-shielded wire question

I would like to run new wire from the crank position sensor to the ECU. My 91 240 3.1 has been giving me some problems, and would like to know if I could run regular automotive wire for the three...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-19-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By durk80
They have a lot of different lengths. If you have...

They have a lot of different lengths. If you have a Pep Boys, O'Reilly's , or any other auto parts store, I would call around first to see what stores have your approximate length. You may have to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 217,854
Posted By durk80
Upper motor mount housing bolts which bolt to the...

Upper motor mount housing bolts which bolt to the block are 12mm head with M8 X 1.25 -these are the same size and length as the ball joint to strut housings bolts in a 240. The lower motor mounts are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-26-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By durk80
For the EZK I couldn't find a pin out, so I made...

For the EZK I couldn't find a pin out, so I made my own based on a diagram for the 2.4 in google docs. It is editable by anyone, so feel free to make adjustments or extra commentary if something...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-21-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By durk80
Yeah. One 240 I had was sealed with caulking when...

Yeah. One 240 I had was sealed with caulking when I bought it 3 years ago. My friend said that it just started to leak. You can purchase a new seal, as well as adjust the mechanism after you've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By durk80
Perfect! That has helped immensely! Now I know...

Perfect! That has helped immensely! Now I know what the wires are for:)

I still would like to know if the ICU 0 227 400 169 pink label should be in a non-egr 3.1 car, if anyone knows, that would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-20-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By durk80
1991 240 3.1 wiring diagram for ICU to ECU

Hi everyone, I can't seem to find in any of my 3 Volvo books a diagram for both computers on the passenger's side and what each wire goes to.

The ignition module is bosch 0 227 400 169 pink...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-18-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
I replaced the spark plugs today, cleaned the cap...

I replaced the spark plugs today, cleaned the cap and rotor up. The last set of plugs I replaced about 3 months ago. They were completely carbon black! I gapped the new ones for .029 as I couldn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
Tonight I unplugged the connectors to the wiper...

Tonight I unplugged the connectors to the wiper motor and the fuse still blew when I turned on the wiper switch. Next, I took off the switch and checked for any signs of melting/ corrosion. There was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-16-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
Well, I did celebrate last night, but now I'm...

Well, I did celebrate last night, but now I'm unsure. The car barely wanted to run and start this morning. It was also raining again today and water on the floor, so I went to use the wipers and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
Thank you oldschoolvolvo and dl242gt for the...

Thank you oldschoolvolvo and dl242gt for the schematics and the suggestions! I had a spare relay and socket laying around, and was able to wire it up tonight with your help:) It seemed to start much...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
The problem I am chasing has gotten worse. I...

The problem I am chasing has gotten worse. I drove 300 miles today, and noticed at highway speeds that when I took my foot off the gas, it would buck and not decrease in speed smoothly.This happened...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
Thank you for the reply. The location makes sense...

Thank you for the reply. The location makes sense when using thicker gauge wire!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
Also, I have the 3.1 ECU, which doesn't have 2...

Also, I have the 3.1 ECU, which doesn't have 2 wires for the 87/1 terminal. It only has one orange wire.
https://s19.postimg.cc/djtvy5k2r/DSC_0165.jpg (https://postimg.cc/image/pygnyhbkv/)
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
It's been a really long day...I just saw your...

It's been a really long day...I just saw your link, and thank you for the diagram.

Where did you add the relay in? Closer to the pumps, or directly near the white relay?

Also pin 30 on both...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-14-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
Wow! Dave, I didn't know that could be done. ...

Wow! Dave, I didn't know that could be done.

A couple of questions though: Would this wiring diagram work? http://www.enginebasics.com/Advanced%20Engine%20Tuning/fuel%20pump%20relay.html

Do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-13-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
This weekend, I replaced the wires from both fuel...

This weekend, I replaced the wires from both fuel pumps to the fuse block--The voltages are pretty much the same, no change. Both fuel pumps are fairly new (winter '18). The original wires still...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-11-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
The pre-pump terminals were 12.69 and 7.9 volts....

The pre-pump terminals were 12.69 and 7.9 volts. Is the 7.9 (grey wire) a reference wire?

At the fusebox, the voltage measured 12.76 at idle.


The main pump had 13.7 volts at the fuse box....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-10-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By durk80
fuel pump voltage? 91 240

My fuel pump voltage on fuse #4 is around 13.5 Volts as well as fuse 6. The remainder of the fuses when probed are closer to 13.8 Volts. Is this normal, or should I be looking for where this drop is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-07-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By durk80
Since those old gears turn to mush, double check...

Since those old gears turn to mush, double check to make sure that all of the sticky residue is out of the other gears--it will jam it up. Also, the two screws holding the motor onto the PCB, might...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By durk80
Thanks, Bobxyz, there are no diagnostic codes...

Thanks, Bobxyz, there are no diagnostic codes popping up, and I just put in refurbished injectors and seals. The middle muffler does have a few holes in it though. Maybe that's introducing an air...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By durk80
Thanks for the response Culberro! I have the...

Thanks for the response Culberro! I have the Bosch 3.1 with the non-micro switch TPS that I just replaced. I'm not sure if I can set it since there isn't any adjustment (that I can see anyway)....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-29-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By durk80
Geesh. This is frustrating. I replaced it with a...

Geesh. This is frustrating. I replaced it with a used coil, which I don't believe that was the problem. The car still backfires on deceleration.

Would a ratty throttle cable be causing it to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By durk80
Thanks for the response Kjets On a Plane, I...

Thanks for the response Kjets On a Plane, I didn't buy a new ignition coil, and will get a proper used one somewhere as my car will never be a showroom model. Yet, I can see why people do buy new:...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By durk80
Here is a link for the gasket, but it also comes...

Here is a link for the gasket, but it also comes with a seal:

https://www.rockauto.com/en/catalog/volvo,1993,240,2.3l+l4,1287097,engine,crankshaft+seal,5604
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By durk80
Thanks billkaz,I appreciate your response and...

Thanks billkaz,I appreciate your response and knowledge! Looks like I will be ordering the correct part then.

Have a great weekend!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By durk80
Correct Ignition coil for a 91 240?

Hi all, When I bought the car, I noticed a pretty blue bosch ignition coil located on the driver's side strut tower. I didn't think anything of it at the time, but now after I have been chasing down...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-04-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By durk80
That would be great! I'll PM you my phone number:)

That would be great! I'll PM you my phone number:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By durk80
Hi EivlEvo, thanks again for the good questions....

Hi EivlEvo, thanks again for the good questions. I did have the head pressure tested, and they said it was fine. Prior to this, I did a coolant exhaust gas test, and it was fine--no change in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By durk80
Hi EivlEvo, great questions! The injectors were...

Hi EivlEvo, great questions! The injectors were remanufactured/ cleaned and flow tested. I didn't change the plugs because they were fairly new. The dye was added post head gasket installation, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By durk80
Thanks for your response EivlEVo, I changed the...

Thanks for your response EivlEVo, I changed the injectors after taking it to my mechanic for some exhaust work, he said that it seemed like one of the injectors were leaky. He was right. After...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-01-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By durk80
Sadly, no. I have the M47. I *think* I am seeing...

Sadly, no. I have the M47. I *think* I am seeing coolant in the oil.

Yet, these are other factors that *could* be part of the car's symptoms.

1. I drive to work 6 days a week, one mile each...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By durk80
I appreciate the answer!

I appreciate the answer!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By durk80
I don't know, it just seemed easier to turn the...

I don't know, it just seemed easier to turn the last quarter turn than the other bolts.

I did a compression test today and all cylinders were nearly identical to each other (145 psi) Would this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By durk80
sorry. Beyond Repair

sorry. Beyond Repair
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By durk80
"* Don't put RTV sealer on the head bolts or...

"* Don't put RTV sealer on the head bolts or holes"

Thanks Otto. I think I was in panic mode when I saw the dye mix with the oil under black light, as it was the same thing that happened before...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By durk80
Head gasket and bolts question 91 240

Hi again, I was wondering if it would be alright to swap my 88 244 head and put it on my 91 240. Are the headbolts and other hardware the same?

Thanks in advance!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,096
Posted By durk80
Head gasket and bolts question 91 240

Hi all, I was wondering if after cleaning out the head bolt holes to keep them from loosening, could one apply thread locker to the treads to keep them in place? I know that you are supposed to just...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,189
Posted By durk80
After reading the description, it looks like you...

After reading the description, it looks like you have to send in a rebuildable core in order to get the 5 year warranty. It also says in big red letters, "Core Return Required". Their page does list...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By durk80
Hi Dave, thanks for the response! It is a sedan...

Hi Dave, thanks for the response! It is a sedan and I hard wired the tail lights. I re-checked the connections. Maybe the tire hit it or something:)--One thing I noticed when I turned on the flashers...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By durk80
That's a better idea then I had. I used another...

That's a better idea then I had. I used another nut to jam it on. I will put a small hose clamp on the other end to keep it from having too much play. Awesome mod!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By durk80
Thanks for your response! It is actually both the...

Thanks for your response! It is actually both the front and the rear. The relay stops clicking and the dash indicator light stops blinking--only when the lights are turned on. Strange.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By durk80
91 240 left turn signal doesn't blink when brake is pressed.

When I turn on the lights (parking, low, or high beams) and use the turn signal when making a left hand turn, it works properly. However, when I press on the brake, and have the left turn signal on,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
Posted By durk80
Ask/check to see if the hall sensor/ distributor...

Ask/check to see if the hall sensor/ distributor combo has been replaced as I don't believe one can simply replace the hall effect sensor. The circular top with the windows in it underneath the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By durk80
I don't believe so because under the...

I don't believe so because under the specification tab, it says, "Open barrel and Wether-Pac terminals 14–24 AWG"
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