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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2017, 07:35 PM
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Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Thumbs up Thank you

Once again - big thank you for such a quick reply!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,721
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Question Need Power Steering Fluid for 1993 240

Ok, puh-leeze be patient ...and tolerant. I'm desperate - fluid level is low ...
1993 VOLVO 240 S/W, non-turbo, A/T
I looked in owner manual for specs on P/S fluid, which says
"Fluid type: ATF." ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
The Import parts business that was here for...

The Import parts business that was here for almost 40 years closed. I purchased many parts from him I didn't need, and periodically, if I see parts on sale that seem 'useful' I buy them. I didn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
No. I have new board, and the bypass from IPD.

No. I have new board, and the bypass from IPD.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
I have cheap IR temp gun (from harbor frt) --...

I have cheap IR temp gun (from harbor frt) -- when I got home other night I popped hood and got started aiming, with engine off . Coolant reservoir: 123-128. upper hose 150-160. Lower hose...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2017, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Thermostat was a Wahler, if that matters.

Thermostat was a Wahler, if that matters.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-24-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
I'm embarrassed - but I don't know where that...

I'm embarrassed - but I don't know where that wire is that you suggested I check. Would you mind giving me more specifics? Or perhaps picture if you have one readily available?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
My understanding is there are two horns: high...

My understanding is there are two horns: high notes and low notes. My horn doesn't work at all. I think I found some info - I'll look for it. Interested in following this since I also have horn...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2017, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,409
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Question Radiator Capacity and filling ...

Just got car back from shop - one issue was cooling system. As in flush, replace coolant (With Volvo coolant & distilled water), add Redline Water wetter; new (coolant) expansion tank; expansion tank...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-11-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 832
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Question A/C Orifice Tube; Receiver Drier

1993 VOLVO 240 S/W
Took car in to have A/C serviced. Shop recharged Freon (which I paid for!) now says it needs
expansion tube (aka orifice valve, PN3545086) Somewhat annoying because I had part...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2017, 02:34 AM
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Views: 879
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
;-) Thank you!

;-) Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 879
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Question Spark plug wires: metal or rubber?

Planning to include new spark plug wires (including ignition coil) in my next parts order. I'd planned to order Bougicord. Just discovered I have to decide on metal or rubber boots. Do they both...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,395
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
After reading multiple posts suggesting use of...

After reading multiple posts suggesting use of blue brake fluid, I decided to give it a try. Alas, "This product has been Discontinued" so, all the discussions/posts about whether it's safe are moot...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,323
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
I appreciate posts from those who have installed...

I appreciate posts from those who have installed TechnaFit hoses. I am, however, confused. I followed link to TechnaFit website, and they do NOT offer line/s for 1993 Volvo 240 ... front, rear, or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 235,699
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
"We're sorry, but something went wrong." The...

"We're sorry, but something went wrong." The error message I got when I clicked on every link ....in post by blarf ... links to 8 websites all starting with "https://gaz.inferiorhuman....."
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,120
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,120
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Thumbs up TY! Check valve, fluid

TY! Sorry I should have clarified - yes the rotors DO need to be replaced. As usual, you are right - there are no leaks.
The brake booster check valve is described by ipd as 'better (original...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,120
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Question 1993 240 wagon Front Brakes - Questions!

Happy New Year to fellow Brick lovers! Re: 1993 240 SW, about 225K miles.
Chain shop recommends work on Front and rear brakes and front suspension. THIS thread will be confined, for most part, to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-24-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
TY so much for the photos. My immediate problem...

TY so much for the photos. My immediate problem is I need to pick up something from Best Buy - and need to get seat down now. I read other posts but am having either blonde or senior moment cause I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
A/T shift assy - retrofit '93 to '91-'92

Some of you may recall my earlier posts re: NSS, and ?'s about how to retrofit A/T shifter.

The '93 shifter (in my '93 245) needed to be replaced (more than one problem). I was able, thx to this...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,742
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
:cool::lol: gr8 Pic - TY 4 sharing

:cool::lol: gr8 Pic - TY 4 sharing
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,247
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Seads - TY for your time, effort & posting the...

Seads - TY for your time, effort & posting the PN's....much appreciated :)
And 84B - TY for the links (one of my fav, already bookmarked websites) in event more extensive data is needed.
What a gr8...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-29-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
My (limited) two cents worth - I bought an '88...

My (limited) two cents worth - I bought an '88 245 (NON-turbo) about 1998. I specifically bought Volvo, 240 because my mechanic's eyes lit up when he talked about them. As best I recall, big issue...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,243
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Question Oil Recommendation/s?

Any recommendations (brand, weight; synthetic vs. non-synthetic) - for 240 Volvos (200,000+ miles - with no history of what oil was used) Previous SoCal car relocated to hot desert!
[I inherited a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,767
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Exclamation 240 Shifter parts.comparison, with PN's & diagram ID

I couldn't figure out how to add a link to a document, so have tried cut and paste (which no doubt is going to have format problems!) created in Corel WP. the 3 columns on right- 1993, 1991-92, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,767
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Shifters links to VADIS diagrams 1993, 1991-92; 1988-90

Ok - I've finally completed a 'comparison' of components of each 240 shift assembly (1993, 1991-92, pre-'90).
Links should be to VADIS diagrams: 434 62705 (1993); 434 62701 (1993); 434 54853...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,767
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
2many turbos: sending up prayers to the weather...

2many turbos: sending up prayers to the weather gods/goddesses :)

Mike Jr. - the following info was shared w/me from another source - it may - or may not - help you.
"An earlier (than '93)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,767
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
I've read several recommendations to convert to...

I've read several recommendations to convert to earlier shifter but trouble getting specifics as far as how to accomplish. Seems to vary from just don't connect wire to rip it out. And, varies...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,280
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
:-d thank you!! I can now move on to the parts...

:-d thank you!! I can now move on to the parts search!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,280
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Question A/T Shift Assy 1993 240 R&R; retrofit?

:-( A/T Shift Assy 1993 240
Vehicle: 1993 Volvo 240 S/W
Need to replace shift assy , NSS, etc.
So - I'm in over my head, just need to decide 'which' part to use and 'how.'
Difficult to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,767
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Struggling w/shift assy issues on my '93 245...

Struggling w/shift assy issues on my '93 245 myself; considering conversion - but 'how' - and convert to which year?? Redwood Chair - sounds like you have done conversions?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,690
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
TY

Just a quick TY to Wren & Big Matteson (PM sent per your post) for replies!
Forum: performance & modifications 12-06-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,690
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
1993 240 A/T Shift Assy; Neutral Safety Switch

:omg:1993 Volvo 240 S/W
Car will start but stuck in park - can't get in any other gear; button stuck; very difficult to engage override button; (idle really rough...)...some background & further...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,435
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
I am struggling with temp gauge (I think!)...

I am struggling with temp gauge (I think!) problems myself - and last night a friend just did this quick test:
"If your coolant gauge is reading erratic, or the needle doesn't move at all, locate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,221
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Thanks, again!, to all - for the question,...

Thanks, again!, to all - for the question, replies and diagram. My '93 (trip home from Tucson) according to gauge, was overheating. Fortunately, there were 2 of us traveling together (separate...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
This is possibly called 'gear selector gate'

This is possibly called 'gear selector gate'
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Here is link as TrickMick advised... ...

Here is link as TrickMick advised...
http://www.volvopartswebstore.com/showAssembly.aspx?ukey_assembly=243399&ukey_product=1169517

I don't know if either link posted will work. It's diagram 434...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,935
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
I can't speak to any of the diagnostics you've...

I can't speak to any of the diagnostics you've done.
Volvos are notorious for broken speedo/odo.
http://volvo2.homestead.com/odometer.html
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-24-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Question Shifter Assy/Guide - JB Weld or ??? Desparate!!

:help:1993 Volvo 240 wagon - A/T; my new adoptee
Ok, finally got Neutral Safety Switch and linkage & mount bushings - (many thanks to BEN at Tasca for all his help!) - and took car to mechanic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 148,650
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Uh - do any of these suppliers offer any...

Uh - do any of these suppliers offer any discounts? Free shipping? I just found the following codes - from either other forum/s or Internet search - FCP: 10%, code MVSCC; Volvo Wholesale Parts 10%...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Neutral Safety Switch & Linkage Bushings (1993)

:help:Latest adventure - I decided a road trip to Tucson would be a good romp for my new adoptee. A friend wanted to look at a car for sale there, so off we went. Stopped for lunch about half-way,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 148,650
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Thank you!!! Having a new adoptee - combined...

Thank you!!! Having a new adoptee - combined with the fact that our only local import parts supplier closed - I found your list an awesome starting place for parts. I have (fortunately) located a...
Forum: website & board 04-15-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 62,546
Posted By AlaskanPrincess
Painfully. And, I have 1 PM - but can't open /...

Painfully. And, I have 1 PM - but can't open / read it. HOW do I read PM's??
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