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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By brickyard92
Double-check the compressor ground wire. 2 years...

Double-check the compressor ground wire. 2 years ago I had a brand new compressor installed and the ground wire was not tightened to the bracket enough.
It took me 3 months to figure out that it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By brickyard92
how long have you observed it when it's idling?...

how long have you observed it when it's idling? As was mentioned, it should idle off and on while driving or on idle too. IOW the issue is not when you're driving.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,210
Posted By brickyard92
It's kind of funny, but most of my friends drive...

It's kind of funny, but most of my friends drive newer cars. Sometimes I second guess myself and wonder if I should buy a new car. I just can't see myself paying 500-600 car payments.;-)

I value...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-23-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,210
Posted By brickyard92
The vovlo gods has been good to me!

I was cleaning out my shed last week and I just realize that I haven't done anything on my 92 740 in almost 9 months with the exception of regular oil changes and filter change. I guess I've gotten...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,338
Posted By brickyard92
Injectors cleaning time? Maybe?

In my 20 years of owning 5 Volvos, I've never had the injectors clean in any of them.
I'm contemplating having them clean soon on my 940 but I'm not sure it's necessary to have them done even though...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,911
Posted By brickyard92
I can't tell you how many times I have bypassed...

I can't tell you how many times I have bypassed the basics. Is there power going to the blower?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,469
Posted By brickyard92
I’m sure there’s many more upgrades that we’ve...

I’m sure there’s many more upgrades that we’ve all done and we forgot what we did. LOL
My next best upgrade was IPD lowering springs all around. Much better control and feel for my wagon!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,469
Posted By brickyard92
Yes sir!

Yes sir!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,469
Posted By brickyard92
What's the Best upgrade You've done on your brick?

I finally got my Ecodes from Scandix last week. OMG, I don't know why I took so long to do it..It's worth every penny especially, having to drive to work at 5 AM every morning.
You never realize how...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,673
Posted By brickyard92
As a matter of fact thatís exactly what I did to...

As a matter of fact thatís exactly what I did to the alternator I replace the rectifier,voltage regulator,and the brushes. The same thing they do when you purchase a reman one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,673
Posted By brickyard92
I have the 80 AMP Denso, and yes I check...

I have the 80 AMP Denso, and yes I check everything after spending a couple of 100 dollars to
find out the issue with the A/C...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,673
Posted By brickyard92
Ground wire again really!!!

I'm on my way to work this morning at 5 AM on HWY 985 in Atl. 10 min into my ride; my instrument panel begins to get dimmer and dimmer. The ABS lights come on, the radio cuts out, the headlights go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,589
Posted By brickyard92
Take your own advice!

One of the spare parts that I advise people to have in our bricks is an RPM sensor.
Yesterday my 92 740 wouldn't start in my driveway. I was running late for work, so I took the wife's car. Long...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-05-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,815
Posted By brickyard92
I encountered the same issues when i was...

I encountered the same issues when i was installing my Ecodes recently.I also got the terminals and some thicker guage wiring from Barton.I ended up doing both sides.
Its funny but it took more...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-15-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,753
Posted By brickyard92
I've always done it that way too! Btw my 940...

I've always done it that way too! Btw my 940 wagon is sitting on Michelin Defenders.This is my second set. I really like the grip and it feel safe when its raining.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By brickyard92
Hey RR, I'll give you the benefit of the doubt on...

Hey RR, I'll give you the benefit of the doubt on that question you're asking. I'll blame it on the COVID19 situation we're all in :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,773
Posted By brickyard92
I was browsing on the site looking for some hard...

I was browsing on the site looking for some hard to find parts but they don't mention the brand names of their parts.Is it all aftermarket parts?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,773
Posted By brickyard92
I've never heard of them.I'm impress by how fast...

I've never heard of them.I'm impress by how fast and organize the website is.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,581
Posted By brickyard92
Its funny how this topic just came up. Yesterday...

Its funny how this topic just came up. Yesterday i was putting down some sound deadening tiles on the driver side of my 740 and the old carpet was wet.Now i know where to check.:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,328
Posted By brickyard92
I'm reporting back on the issue. The inner part...

I'm reporting back on the issue. The inner part of the backing plate was bent and rubbing against the back of the bearing. I took the wheel,caliper, and caliper bracket off and spun the hub and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,328
Posted By brickyard92
I have thought about that too! I never knew that...

I have thought about that too! I never knew that sensor can be adjusted ,I'll check that out as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,328
Posted By brickyard92
Yeah maybe i should've. I Haven't had any time to...

Yeah maybe i should've. I Haven't had any time to check to see whats going on but i remembered that the inner circular part of the backing plate was bent when i was trying to remove the bearing and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,328
Posted By brickyard92
Front wheel bearing

Replaced the front wheel bearings (sealed wheel bearing)assemblies in my 92 740. Used correct torque specs, anti seize, etc. Made sure the heat shields are clearing the rotors...

On The passenger...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,525
Posted By brickyard92
I to purchased a napa water pump about ten years...

I to purchased a napa water pump about ten years ago and it lasted almost 80000 miles.I also flushed the engine every 35,000 or so!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,525
Posted By brickyard92
My experience tells me that some aftermarket...

My experience tells me that some aftermarket parts are equal to or in some cases better than OEM parts. So sometimes you might be paying extra just for the name.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-15-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 14,525
Posted By brickyard92
I've used Hepu for many years without any...

I've used Hepu for many years without any issues.The weakest part of the pump component is the top hat seal.I always keep an extra one from volvo on hand.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-30-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,625
Posted By brickyard92
I had a similar problem like that in my 92 740.I...

I had a similar problem like that in my 92 740.I tried almost everything and replaced many sensors that i did not need. It turned out to be a spark plug wire boot.

I think you mentioned you...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,315
Posted By brickyard92
I've never thought of that ! I will look into...

I've never thought of that ! I will look into that and report back.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-10-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,315
Posted By brickyard92
Engine stumbles when A/C is turn on

When I turn my A/C on in my 92 740 the engine stumbles.Sometimes it cut off but It doesn't do it every time.I've check the a/c ground wire and its good. I replaced the compressor due to aging...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,985
Posted By brickyard92
Hey Marvelous if you find a locksmith that can do...

Hey Marvelous if you find a locksmith that can do it around snellville area let me know dude!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,985
Posted By brickyard92
I hear ya! I think i'll do that!

I hear ya! I think i'll do that!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-21-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,985
Posted By brickyard92
I had the exact same issue back in february.I...

I had the exact same issue back in february.I went to dyer volvo in chamblee.I really would like to have a spare just in case! i've called other locksmiths in loganville \snellville no one can do...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-25-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,390
Posted By brickyard92
It means that its on my list!:)

It means that its on my list!:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-22-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,390
Posted By brickyard92
DONE!!:)

DONE!!:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,390
Posted By brickyard92
I'm thinking that will be my next project.I've...

I'm thinking that will be my next project.I've been putting it off since last summer!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-21-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,390
Posted By brickyard92
A/c compressor replace?

I have a 1992 740,the a/c works good but makes noises when i turn it on.Its definitely the compressor.The car has 241100 miles in it. Is the compressor dying on me?

Should i wait until it does or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,196
Posted By brickyard92
I took both arms out and had all 4 press out at...

I took both arms out and had all 4 press out at the machine shop! It cost me 60.00 .Money well spent IMO.:)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-12-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,712
Posted By brickyard92
A spark plug wire really??

My Volvo 740, 92 about 2 months ago started to sputter on acceleration and idle. I replaced the 02 sensor,coolant sensor,air temp sensor,Map pressure sensor,intank fuel pump,check for vacuum leaks....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2017, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,494
Posted By brickyard92
Is the TPS sensor working correctly?

Is the TPS sensor working correctly?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,373
Posted By brickyard92
So.i bit the bullet and got a used one from...

So.i bit the bullet and got a used one from ebay.It idles soo smooth now.I might get another one since these regina ones are becoming increasingly hard to find.;-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,373
Posted By brickyard92
The regina Throttle sensor is not available...

The regina Throttle sensor is not available anymore and the bosch one is not interchangeable.
I've been using a bosch on my project 92 740 regina and i can't get a smooth idle..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 11:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,288
Posted By brickyard92
I had the unfortunate experience two yrs ago when...

I had the unfortunate experience two yrs ago when i had a flat.My spare in my wagon was the original,and it was rotten and flat. Get a wheel from the JY and get a full size tire. It fits perfectly in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,013
Posted By brickyard92
Why don't you let someone drive your car and sit...

Why don't you let someone drive your car and sit in the passenger seat.I've done that before because rattles drive me crazy too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,753
Posted By brickyard92
Well you know the reason for the 1st two,cracked...

Well you know the reason for the 1st two,cracked impellers.That's not on you bud.Soo you are really talking about the 8878. I installed one in my 740 wagon a while back and did not solder it good...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,375
Posted By brickyard92
Its funny that you mentioned the TPS.I replaced...

Its funny that you mentioned the TPS.I replaced it about a year ago when i thought that was the problem. It may well be the issue.Because i don't drive it too often i've never follow up on why the...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2017, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,375
Posted By brickyard92
I think you're on to something there James.I've...

I think you're on to something there James.I've been chasing an idle issue for sometime now.I can't seem to find the leak at all.

I'll do a smoke test after i google how to make one,then i report...
Forum: performance & modifications 07-19-2017, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,375
Posted By brickyard92
Idle problems

I noticed when i turn my AC on there's a vibration and my car stalls almost everytime the compressor comes on.I understand that the AC will pull from the engine but it shouldn't have that great...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,775
Posted By brickyard92
Waterpump seal

I could not figure out why my waterpump would leak for the second time in two years I think i've figure out why..
After very close examination, these are my findings. The Hepu seals and some other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,682
Posted By brickyard92
I had that same code in my 92 740.I tried...

I had that same code in my 92 740.I tried cleaning the connection and block as well and there was no change.Swap it out with a new one..perfect!:oogle:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,615
Posted By brickyard92
Works like a charm!:cool:

Works like a charm!:cool:
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