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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By ZVOLV
Google site:www.turbobricks.com (your search...

Google site:www.turbobricks.com (your search term) There are lots of threads about this.

It is probably above your skill level. Start with just learning how to safely get the tires off the ground...
Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 07:09 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 92,284
Posted By ZVOLV
Question What fluid will you be using?

What fluid will you be using?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 178
Posted By ZVOLV
http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t...

http://www.forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=333440

This was my thread about a G80 differential install into my 240. I never got the speedo working, but it did fun burnouts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By ZVOLV
Good to hear you got it fixed. 1991 may not...

Good to hear you got it fixed.

1991 may not have that fuse. 1990 and back should.

I still recommend cleaning up the cabin fuses. They are a known weak point.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By ZVOLV
You can spray around with brake cleaner and...

You can spray around with brake cleaner and listen for a change in idle.

At the shop, we use an $moke machine.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By ZVOLV
Question Flux, solder, and heat shrink tubing.

Flux, solder, and heat shrink tubing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 251
Posted By ZVOLV
The trick for me has been to use a short bristle...

The trick for me has been to use a short bristle roller to apply it. If you apply too much it will block oil passages.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By ZVOLV
I would put a fresh Bosch cap and rotor,...

I would put a fresh Bosch cap and rotor, Bougicord wires, and NGK copper plugs on it.

Roll the fuses when it's a no start and see if it helps.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By ZVOLV
How should all 4 wires be connected together?

How should all 4 wires be connected together?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By ZVOLV
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By ZVOLV
Is is a NO CRANK? or a NO START?

Is is a NO CRANK? or a NO START?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By ZVOLV
I think my 240 wet no start was the positive wire...

I think my 240 wet no start was the positive wire junction block mounted on the inner fender.


Also check for fretting at the fuses/fuse holder.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 02:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By ZVOLV
You wanna keep the preheat hose if you need to...

You wanna keep the preheat hose if you need to get a visual emissions inspection. (Cali) However, you do NOT want the thermostat broken (stuck open), routing hot air into the airbox.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By ZVOLV
Yep. On LH2.4, the EZK box measures temp thru ONE...

Yep. On LH2.4, the EZK box measures temp thru ONE of the terminals to ground, and the LH box measures thru the other terminal to ground. On LH2.2, only one box measures rez thru the TWO terminals.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-14-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,167
Posted By ZVOLV
I fixed that code on my 1990 240. I think it was...

I fixed that code on my 1990 240. I think it was a corroded fuse holder by the battery.

Another member just fixed that same code by replacing the LH/Fuel pump relay. It powers the computers.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By ZVOLV
Don't use a meter and don't front probe terminals.

Don't use a meter and don't front probe terminals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 499
Posted By ZVOLV
Does it stay running on brake cleaner?

Does it stay running on brake cleaner?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-13-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By ZVOLV
Time for a wiring diagram and a test lamp.

Time for a wiring diagram and a test lamp.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By ZVOLV
Use a test lamp and a wiring diagram. I can...

Use a test lamp and a wiring diagram.

I can think of many ways to do circuit verification. On the quick, with NO diagram you could start with checking for continuity between the lamps and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-12-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By ZVOLV
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,974
Posted By ZVOLV
Pull the CBV and make sure it isn't torn. I...

Pull the CBV and make sure it isn't torn.

I guess you could wire the wastegate arm shut and go for a drive and see what happens.

We have a new high pressure smoke machine at the shop for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-05-2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have injector pulse? Click...

Do you have injector pulse?




Click my signature.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By ZVOLV
Test for fuel injector pulse too. Test lamp...

Test for fuel injector pulse too. Test lamp backprobed between the two wires. Blink?


Yes, you need a crank sensor installed. Inspect the connector for recessed, or corroded terminals. Drag test...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By ZVOLV
Incandescent? Or LED? Incandescent to coil...

Incandescent? Or LED?

Incandescent to coil negative to ground. Ign on. Lamp should be on. Crank. Blink?

LED lamp to power stage signal wire from EZK. Crank. Blink?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-02-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 913
Posted By ZVOLV
Got a test lamp?

Got a test lamp?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-28-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 593
Posted By ZVOLV
Pull the steering shaft.

Pull the steering shaft.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-23-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,157
Posted By ZVOLV
Do a leak down test.

Do a leak down test.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By ZVOLV
I recall the thread where a 240 Turbo (manual...

I recall the thread where a 240 Turbo (manual trans) started in its own and attempted to jettison itself thru the garage door!

He had left it in gear and the wiring harness shorted out and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 04:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By ZVOLV
Remote start is dangerous. I recommend against...

Remote start is dangerous. I recommend against it.

I have been trained to pop the hood to disable remote start when working on a vehicle. There have been cases when a customer has started an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 01:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By ZVOLV
I would put the stock injectors and MAF sensor in...

I would put the stock injectors and MAF sensor in there, try smog again, and if it still fails, put in a new cat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By ZVOLV
I've also had the lighter itself fail, but I...

I've also had the lighter itself fail, but I always recommend circuit verification over parts-darts.
Just don't short the test equipment and blow the fuse.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-20-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By ZVOLV
Poke a test lamp between the center terminal and...

Poke a test lamp between the center terminal and the housing. Illuminate?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,157
Posted By ZVOLV
The dist on a 940 is idiot proofed

The dist on a 940 is idiot proofed
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-17-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By ZVOLV
I recently did a headgasket my 230k+ B230FT. I...

I recently did a headgasket my 230k+ B230FT. I torqued by feel AND I reused the headbolts. MEh
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,166
Posted By ZVOLV
Invest in a good 1/2" breaker bar, 24mm deep...

Invest in a good 1/2" breaker bar, 24mm deep impact socket, impact 14mm socket, 1/2" impact extension (maybe 8" long"), and buy a 3-4 foot pipe at the hardware store that slips over your 1/2" breaker...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-16-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By ZVOLV
It's gotta be clogged drains. How hard would it...

It's gotta be clogged drains. How hard would it be to sneak in there and pull off the hoses at each corner for a good doucheing?

Is there a common clog point on a 240?

I usually charge 3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-15-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 909
Posted By ZVOLV
Lower the headliner and then disconnect each hose...

Lower the headliner and then disconnect each hose and blow out all of them out with regulated shop air. 150 psi can dislodge them. Just because some water is coming out, doesn't mean they aren't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-11-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By ZVOLV
A test lamp is used to measure power circuits....

A test lamp is used to measure power circuits. 12v can show on a meter, but be a "weak" 12V that won't operate a circuit. It is rare, but I have seen it happen. In this case, if your fuse holder by...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,974
Posted By ZVOLV
Take the downpipe off. Inspect for a MELTED...

Take the downpipe off. Inspect for a MELTED turbine housing near the flapper/puck inside there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By ZVOLV
Try retorquing the bolts.

Try retorquing the bolts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-10-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By ZVOLV
I had a core plug leak back there. Get a mirror...

I had a core plug leak back there. Get a mirror in there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By ZVOLV
That is not true. On a Turbo 740/940 there is a...

That is not true. On a Turbo 740/940 there is a second relay that powers the injectors (aka Radio interference relay)

You need to get a wiring diagram and a test lamp. I suspect the fuse holder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-09-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,974
Posted By ZVOLV
I bet cracked turbine housing. Take off the...

I bet cracked turbine housing. Take off the downpipe and look in there with a mirror.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By ZVOLV
Get a coolant pressure tester on there.

Get a coolant pressure tester on there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By ZVOLV
There is no problem. I got oil into my coolant...

There is no problem. I got oil into my coolant when I had the head off, and I still haven't got the gunk outta the tank from the contamination.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By ZVOLV
I found an EZK diagram quickly using google. ...

I found an EZK diagram quickly using google.

I see pin 12 and pin 13 at the EZK go to knock sensor. Test for continuity between each knock sensor terminal and the corresponding terminal at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By ZVOLV
Listen to the Volvo tech. I am a G M tech.

Listen to the Volvo tech. I am a G M tech.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-08-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 942
Posted By ZVOLV
You don't program a throttle body. It would be...

You don't program a throttle body. It would be the engine control module that may need an idle learn reset, or similar.

Even after cleaning a throttle body the ECU may get confused and have idle...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-05-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 14,595
Posted By ZVOLV
I think you should add coolant.

I think you should add coolant.
Forum: performance & modifications 09-03-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,942
Posted By ZVOLV
"Ship it"

No problem found.
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