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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 71
Posted By ZVOLV
I don't use the spring to tension the belt. I...

I don't use the spring to tension the belt. I smack it tight with a hammer and a screwdriver and then tighten the nut.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2022, 02:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 739
Posted By ZVOLV
I've seen cars come into the dealer with...

I've seen cars come into the dealer with cockroaches, dead rats in the cabin filter, dogged out, hoarded out, living in the car, etc.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 625
Posted By ZVOLV
It should eventually throw a code. The most...

It should eventually throw a code.

The most common issue is airleaks. Spray around with brake cleaner and listen for idle changes

If you really wanna know where all the air leaks are--- smoke...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By ZVOLV
You could lower the headlining and access each...

You could lower the headlining and access each drain hose and blow thru them with LIGHT pressure to check for blockage.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By ZVOLV
Put the trans vertical and spin the TC on....

Put the trans vertical and spin the TC on. Usually you get three CLUNKS. Two sets of splines and then the last drop is the keyways on the TC dropping onto the two tangs on the trans pump. It helps to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2022, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,587
Posted By ZVOLV
Wiggle the wheels in the air and see if there is...

Wiggle the wheels in the air and see if there is play in the inner tie rod ends.

The intermediate steering shaft ujoints can also develop play.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2022, 02:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By ZVOLV
OT

OT
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2022, 06:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By ZVOLV
AGM batteries are used on vehicles with...

AGM batteries are used on vehicles with Stop/Start. You don't need one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,362
Posted By ZVOLV
Get a roller for the tip of the micrometer.

Get a roller for the tip of the micrometer.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,837
Posted By ZVOLV
The gap goes to the starter hole at TDC. OR go to...

The gap goes to the starter hole at TDC. OR go to TDC and then turn the crank back 90 degrees and you can see the gap at the bottom of the rotation.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By ZVOLV
You are going to be upset when a replacement unit...

You are going to be upset when a replacement unit DOES NOT fix the problem.


1. Jump 12v to the exciter wire terminal and see if it starts charging.

2. Run a redundant ground wire (jumper...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2022, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By ZVOLV
You confirm good power, ground and signal to the...

You confirm good power, ground and signal to the component. If the circuits test ok, replace the component and re-check.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2022, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,124
Posted By ZVOLV
There really isn't a way for us here to tell what...

There really isn't a way for us here to tell what is going on. Did the car ever run ok? Or did you do ALL the work at once "to save time" and now you have a heavily modded vehicle that doesn't boost?
Forum: performance & modifications 01-30-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,356
Posted By ZVOLV
I put that setup on my 16T conical flange turbo....

I put that setup on my 16T conical flange turbo. At the loosest setting, I am just about pegging the stock boost gauge. Boost comes on fast. So much so fast I should probably put these chips in to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By ZVOLV
What's that CEL on for? The EGR you just deleted?

What's that CEL on for? The EGR you just deleted?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,028
Posted By ZVOLV
Fix the codes. Buy/make some 10 ft long wire test...

Fix the codes. Buy/make some 10 ft long wire test leads and make sure your wiring has under 1 ohm end-to-end.

I would also bust one of the terminals out of your old temp sensor and then solder a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By ZVOLV
You gotta do basic troubleshooting with a test...

You gotta do basic troubleshooting with a test lamp to figure out if it is the ECM, a poor ground circuit, or power cutting in/out.

It could just be a corroded fuse holder in the engine bay. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
You could have a dead O2 sensor. I would get a...

You could have a dead O2 sensor. I would get a meter on the single green wire and check the voltage to ground. If the sensor is pegged at 0.1V or 0.9V once the engine is warm, you have a bad sensor...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,028
Posted By ZVOLV
Never replace parts without doing circuit...

Never replace parts without doing circuit verification. You need to make sure the circuit isn't high resistance/open circuit going from the sensor to the computer. One wire goes to the fuel box, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,539
Posted By ZVOLV
Good.

Good.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,656
Posted By ZVOLV
Get a pressure tester on there.

Get a pressure tester on there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
You're almost there! You could have air...

You're almost there!

You could have air leaks or a bad MAF. I would unplug the MAF and see if it runs ok.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-20-2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,057
Posted By ZVOLV
I wouldn't use a generic code reader. I would use...

I wouldn't use a generic code reader. I would use a high level scan tool. Little handheld ones can show the wrong code, unless you are just looking at generic emissions codes.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2022, 03:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,124
Posted By ZVOLV
https://postlmg.cc/WqzkVyvW It is likely the...

https://postlmg.cc/WqzkVyvW

It is likely the injectors, MAF, ECM mismatch.

And any air leaks or timing issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-19-2022, 03:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,539
Posted By ZVOLV
Unplug the ECM and see if it goes away. ...

Unplug the ECM and see if it goes away.

Perform a parasitic drain test.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-19-2022, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,848
Posted By ZVOLV
Do it

Do it
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By ZVOLV
Smoke test

Smoke test
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By ZVOLV
Three turns is the number? Interesting. If...

Three turns is the number? Interesting.

If the coil spring has become unwound, a trick is: count how many turns it takes to make it stop. Preload it HALF that many turns for the correct...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By ZVOLV
air leak

air leak
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,304
Posted By ZVOLV
I'd put fresh high-quality O2 sensors on while...

I'd put fresh high-quality O2 sensors on while you are in there. It may help with the fuel economy.

I believe a cracked exhaust manifold can cause a cat to fail. Extra air can cause it to get...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,304
Posted By ZVOLV
Yep. I do them all the time and they look fine ...

Yep. I do them all the time and they look fine Oil/coolant consumption can kill em. Misfires kill em fast too. Basically anything that contaminates or overheats it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,304
Posted By ZVOLV
It needs a cat. Make sure the manifold isn't...

It needs a cat. Make sure the manifold isn't cracked while you are in there.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By ZVOLV
Common failures are an open coil spring or high...

Common failures are an open coil spring or high resistance somewhere in the circuit.


After a re-read of your post, maybe the module is dead. Got water leaks? I would confirm power and ground to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2022, 01:33 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
Good to hear! I'd get fresh plugs, wires,...

Good to hear!

I'd get fresh plugs, wires, cap, rotor and oil change on there as soon as you can.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-09-2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,086
Posted By ZVOLV
I sold my 1990 240 before I could ever get it to...

I sold my 1990 240 before I could ever get it to work. I tried the two pickup blade sensor and it read about double the speed.

Good luck. Post back with the results.
Forum: events 01-09-2022, 01:49 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 99,311
Posted By ZVOLV
I am gonna sleep in the park the night before the...

I am gonna sleep in the park the night before the event.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
Unplug the LH box and see if the lamp still...

Unplug the LH box and see if the lamp still illuminates on the control (ground) circuit.

The LH box lives by the passenger's right foot.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,628
Posted By ZVOLV
I would be using a scan tool to see if the cam is...

I would be using a scan tool to see if the cam is responding properly to commands. Without scan tool data, you are in the dark.

The aftermarket ones should be able to command the cam. The problem...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-30-2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
Did you do your test with the connector plugged...

Did you do your test with the connector plugged in, or unplugged from the injector??

If you did it plugged in, you are seeing the current that passed thru the injector which is showing showing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,628
Posted By ZVOLV
What about the camshaft reset valve assembly? ...

What about the camshaft reset valve assembly?

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?view=detail&mid=594085D40034F186E2E1594085D40034F186E2E1&q=volvo


Did you just do the solenoid? Or the entire...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
Fried EZK box

Ok, the injector circuit seems fine after all.

The best way to check a ground circuit is to load it up via the power circuit and a test lamp. You confirm good power AND ground circuit at the same...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 01:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
^^^He's got you covered on the EZK box diag. ...

^^^He's got you covered on the EZK box diag.

I am stepping back and questioning your "no power to the injectors" measurement. I don't trust your measurement at this point. You do NOT measure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
https://www.240turbo.com/relay1323592diagram.jpg ...

https://www.240turbo.com/relay1323592diagram.jpg


Key OFF or ON. Lamp illuminate between RED terminal (30) and ground? Yes/No?

Key ON. Lamp illuminate between BLUE/YELLOW terminal (85) and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2021, 10:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
https://www.240turbo.com/relay1323592diagram.jpg ...

https://www.240turbo.com/relay1323592diagram.jpg




Your test lamp should illuminate, key on, at two of the terminals 30 and 85 at the (radio inteference) INJECTOR RELAY. If you jumped 30...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
Consult a wiring diagram.

Consult a wiring diagram.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
Ok. No power to the injectors and no power to...

Ok. No power to the injectors and no power to your hall sensor....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2021, 10:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
Do you have power to the injectors? Does the...

Do you have power to the injectors?

Does the hall sensor have 12V with key ON?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,628
Posted By ZVOLV
Sounds like it is fixed. I've done a lot of cam...

Sounds like it is fixed. I've done a lot of cam actuator solenoids.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-21-2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,720
Posted By ZVOLV
I start my 740 with a jumper wire to the starter...

I start my 740 with a jumper wire to the starter solenoid. I built a jumper wire with a spade terminal on one side (connected to the starter) and an alligator clip on the other end. I simply turn the...
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