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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 93
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: 301
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: 301
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: 756
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
This is helpful. Thanks!

This is helpful. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
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: 447
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: 401
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: 756
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
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: 756
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: 756
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: 401
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: 533
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: 263
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.



Dealership.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
You could call VoluParts...

You could call VoluParts (http://www.voluparts.com). They have everything.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Slice the bolt in half lengthwise, ie slot down...

Slice the bolt in half lengthwise, ie slot down the length of the bolt?
or
Slice the bolt in half through its cross section?
ie, cut off the head, take out the driveshaft, and then remove the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I'd like to crush it, but it's not my car.

I'd like to crush it, but it's not my car.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-30-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Stuck Drive Shaft Bolt

1997 Volvo S90

I'm taking out the drive shaft so I can drop the gas tank. The bolts at the rear flange are extremely tight and have something on the threads making them almost impossible to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks. PM sent.

Thanks. PM sent.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-28-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
It is my Dad's car so will have to ask. I don't...

It is my Dad's car so will have to ask. I don't think he cares what is used (used, aftermarket, modified, poured/molded, etc) as long as it will last.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I ordered them from IPD. I would call them...

I ordered them from IPD. I would call them periodically and they told me they would arrive "any day". I don't recall how long I waited before canceling my order. Perhaps a month or two? I called...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks hiperf!

Thanks hiperf!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Yes, the bushings went bad. ...

Yes, the bushings went bad.

http://u.cubeupload.com/rusty_ratchet/IMG4029.jpg

It appears that the trailing arms are available...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 510
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Front TAB No Longer Available From Volvo | Alternatives?

1997 Volvo S90

The front trailing arm bushing (Volvo part 1387472) is no longer available from Volvo. I've called a number of places (Volvo Parts Web Store...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-25-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
The cable is whatever has been in the car for...

The cable is whatever has been in the car for some time, so I assume the routing is fine. I thought I would check and adjust the cable after seeing that the Bentley manual recommended doing so at...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I see what you are saying. It feels fine so will...

I see what you are saying. It feels fine so will assume it is ok.
Thank you and KeizerBrickGuy for your help!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-24-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I adjusted the cable and took the car for a drive...

I adjusted the cable and took the car for a drive (https://flic.kr/p/24nkmfw). I stopped at several stoplights so I could check the speeds at which the transmission would shift and compare them to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Kickdown Cable Adjustment / Time for a New Cable?

1985 Volvo 240 with AW70 transmission.

I put a marker on the cable as shown in the greenbook:
http://u.cubeupload.com/rusty_ratchet/ScreenShot20180323at.png

I then used a piece of wood to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,200
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I had similar symptoms (engine cutting out). I...

I had similar symptoms (engine cutting out). I did not check for spark at the coil, but rather I checked all the electrical connectors I could find. It turned out to be a bad connector at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,649
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
For an inexpensive crimper, the IWISS IWS-1424A...

For an inexpensive crimper, the IWISS IWS-1424A works well.
It crimps down to 14 gauge and will also crimp the seal for Weather Pack and Metri Pack connectors (see #1 and #5 marked on the tool...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 942
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
If it's vinyl, then I've had good luck mending...

If it's vinyl, then I've had good luck mending tears with Tear-Aid (https://www.amazon.com/Tear-Aid-Vinyl-Repair-Patch-Type/dp/B000RNY72M/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1518891032&sr=8-5&keywords=tear+aid).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks for the tips! I have looked in my...

Thanks for the tips!

I have looked in my service manual (https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-repair-manual-cd-rom-940-960-s90-v90-tp-51957)and done some google searches for gas tank removal. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,004
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
One can also use PAO oil...

One can also use PAO oil (https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/a-c-compressor-oil-with-uv-dye-pao-68-aa1-500ml-351214201).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-15-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks. I was afraid fo that.

Thanks. I was afraid fo that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
How to Replace Fuel Tank Filler Neck

1997 Volvo S90

The fuel tank filler neck (Volvo p/n 3531814) is leaking. The small diameter section of the part connects to the tank some distance away from the inspection plate. The hose clamp...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-14-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,004
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
It looks like the dimensions are 7.95x4.47mm...

It looks like the dimensions are 7.95x4.47mm (https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-a-c-o-ring-7-95x4-47mm-3522587). It also looks like the Volvo Parts Web Store ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-12-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I've had good luck cleaning headliner and...

I've had good luck cleaning headliner and upholstery with mechanics hand wipes that I get at the dollar store.

http://u.cubeupload.com/rusty_ratchet/IMG3917.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 708
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks. I just ordered some!

Thanks. I just ordered some!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I just finished! I just removed the instrument...

I just finished! I just removed the instrument cluster and reflowed the solder joints. One of the check valves in the engine compartment is bad so hopefully that fixes the AC problem.

I couldn't...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 708
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Will the same bulbs work with the 52mm clock? ...

Will the same bulbs work with the 52mm clock?

http://u.cubeupload.com/rusty_ratchet/IMG3910.jpg
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I just took a look at the check valves and one is...

I just took a look at the check valves and one is bad so will order a new one.
The dash removal looks a little complicated, but I will try to remove it tomorrow.
Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
That's good to know. I'm generally trying to...

That's good to know. I'm generally trying to follow the recommended service intervals for the car, but it looks like the fuel filters aren't a big deal. I think that the in-tank filter looked a bit...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I replaced the in-tank fuel filter tonight...

I replaced the in-tank fuel filter tonight (photos below). The filter was last replaced 11 years and 74k miles ago.

http://u.cubeupload.com/rusty_ratchet/IMG09501.jpg
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Fantastic! Thank you!

Fantastic! Thank you!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks, that would be a huge help! There are...

Thanks, that would be a huge help!
There are two objectives:
1. Remove the instrument cluster to reflow the joints.
2. The AC goes down under acceleration. I believe this is due to the vacuum...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
How to Remove the Dash in an S90

1997 Volvo S90

I have come across videos on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ovm77O2VcE) showing how to remove the dash in a S70, V70, and C70, but nothing on an S90. I did some prying...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 34,594
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I put a Hepu pump in my car 22 months/27k miles...

I put a Hepu pump in my car 22 months/27k miles ago. There are no signs of leaking or seepage using the Hepu seals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks, this is very helpful!

Thanks, this is very helpful!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
Thanks! I'll do this when I put on the new...

Thanks! I'll do this when I put on the new gasket.

Do you have any tips for removing RTV? I've heard that ammonia or gasoline do a good job.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By Rusty_ratchet
I was thinking a machine shop could flatten the...

I was thinking a machine shop could flatten the one on there now, but that might be more time, trouble, and expense than just getting another one. In any case, it looks as though the job has to be...
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