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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,271
Posted By Elvolvito
As a “temporary” fix, I just kinda shoved the...

As a “temporary” fix, I just kinda shoved the wire back in there & it hasn’t bothered to come out again lmao, let’s see how long it lasts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-08-2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,271
Posted By Elvolvito
Ah, found it. Thank you so much.

Ah, found it. Thank you so much.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,271
Posted By Elvolvito
How could I go about uniting that link again?...

How could I go about uniting that link again? Whole new connector? Or can I just splice the wire & put a new end?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,271
Posted By Elvolvito
Found it… https://imgur.com/a/US7bwUg ...

Found it…

https://imgur.com/a/US7bwUg

Thank you all for the help :)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,271
Posted By Elvolvito
Also, here’s a video I took while it was...

Also, here’s a video I took while it was happening.

https://imgur.com/a/D7Wg8Sv
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,271
Posted By Elvolvito
Where would the connector happen to be? Never had...

Where would the connector happen to be? Never had to fiddle with it before so I don’t know where to find it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-07-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,271
Posted By Elvolvito
Question Oil sensor light blinking quickly

Started up my ‘88 244 this morning & noticed my oil light was flashing very quickly. It seemed to go away every time I revved it & increased the RPMs, but then it would immediately start flashing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,724
Posted By Elvolvito
I don’t even have 140amps worth of accessories...

I don’t even have 140amps worth of accessories currently. I just figured it wouldn’t be a bad investment to have all that extra power in case I wanted to add some decent speakers & a light bar in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 10:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,089
Posted By Elvolvito
I actually just purchased the BNR 140 amp alt & I...

I actually just purchased the BNR 140 amp alt & I don’t believe it’ll need any modifications to fit. All the gauge sizes seem to be the same, as well as the shape & size seem to correlate with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Elvolvito
Update: swapped to my old overcharging alternator...

Update: swapped to my old overcharging alternator to see if the alt light would come up on the dash & it did. Proves it was just that ****ty remanufactured Remy alt was defective.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,724
Posted By Elvolvito
Don’t believe so judging by what the pictures...

Don’t believe so judging by what the pictures demonstrate.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,724
Posted By Elvolvito
Yes, everything else has been ruled out. Days of...

Yes, everything else has been ruled out. Days of electrical testing & an alt bulb replacement has led me to the decision. As well as my mechanic also saying it’s my alt. I tried replacing the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Elvolvito
Also, I forgot to mention that I took apart the...

Also, I forgot to mention that I took apart the dash & replaced the alt bulb & that didn’t do anything as well.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Elvolvito
Well gentlemen, mechanic said it’s just my alt....

Well gentlemen, mechanic said it’s just my alt. He even tried replacing the regulator & still nothing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,724
Posted By Elvolvito
Question ‘88 Volvo 244 Alternator Advice/Recommendations

I recently bought an alternator for my ‘88 244 & it came non-functional. It’s a Remy brand remanufactured alt & I’ll be returning it within a few days. With that being mentioned, what alternator...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Elvolvito
So if the bulb isn’t working, then the alt won’t...

So if the bulb isn’t working, then the alt won’t charge?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Elvolvito
I also performed a continuity test on the alt &...

I also performed a continuity test on the alt & every single + is giving out current.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Elvolvito
Just did the test you suggested & the dash light...

Just did the test you suggested & the dash light didn’t turn on whatsoever.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Elvolvito
What recommendations do you have from this point?...

What recommendations do you have from this point? Check all my grounds? Test the alternator?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Elvolvito
So I just did a voltage test on the battery on...

So I just did a voltage test on the battery on the battery, it’s 12.30 with the car off & it drops down to around 12.00 when I start the car, meaning the alternator isn’t charging the battery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Elvolvito
It’s a refurbished Remy 80 amp alternator

It’s a refurbished Remy 80 amp alternator
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Elvolvito
My belts & pulleys are good according to the...

My belts & pulleys are good according to the mechanic & myself after a thorough inspection. Okay the issue seems to be coming from the small D+ terminal on the alt. Another thing I’ve noticed is that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,210
Posted By Elvolvito
Exclamation Need help with some sort of electrical issue please

Alright, so my ‘88 244 is having an electrical issue I believe. About a month ago, the alt belts started squealing as well as all the lights in the car occasionally dimming. This problem persisted...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,276
Posted By Elvolvito
What exactly are the measurements for the ac/ps...

What exactly are the measurements for the ac/ps belts on an ‘88 244? Are both of them the same size? There’s one going from the ac to the alt & one going from the ps to the ac.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,276
Posted By Elvolvito
Ah alright, figured it was just that. Do you know...

Ah alright, figured it was just that. Do you know where I could order new ac/ps belts?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,276
Posted By Elvolvito
I also want to elaborate on the fact that the...

I also want to elaborate on the fact that the power never completely goes out. I’ve even tried turning on as many electronics in the car as I can to put as much strain as possible on the alternator &...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,276
Posted By Elvolvito
Exclamation Power dimming & belt shrieking (Help)

Hello, I’m making this thread because my ‘88 244DL recently started having an issue with the power going through the car, as well as one of my belts shrieking (I suspect my AC/PS belt since that’s...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-13-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,877
Posted By Elvolvito
Exclamation Engine cranks but won’t start

Just tried starting up my ‘88 244 & it wouldn’t start. Battery & alt are working fine, but the engine itself doesn’t want to start up. It was working fine last week, until this morning when I woke up...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,014
Posted By Elvolvito
Question Insurance question

Alright, I don’t really know where to direct this question, so I’m posting it here in hopes someone here knows a thing or two about cheap insurances. Basically, I’m getting a new truck as my daily...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-26-2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,657
Posted By Elvolvito
Check all your fuel systems (main pump, in-tank...

Check all your fuel systems (main pump, in-tank pump, as well as your filter.) Sounds like your engine isn’t getting enough fuel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-16-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,373
Posted By Elvolvito
Question Mixing coolants

So I noticed that my coolant has been running low on my ‘88 244. It currently has a light green coolant on it & I was wondering if I could just go to the store & buy another light green coolant & top...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-15-2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Exactly. Just squeeze a fat lump of sealant on...

Exactly. Just squeeze a fat lump of sealant on that bad boy and you’re good 😎
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,737
Posted By Elvolvito
Would you recommend it in a warm climate like...

Would you recommend it in a warm climate like mines?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,737
Posted By Elvolvito
217,000

217,000
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,737
Posted By Elvolvito
Question What oil do you recommend?

I’m doing the oil change on my ‘88 244 for the first time & I’d like to know what oil you guys would recommend? Not sure if this is relevant, but I live in FL, so it’s pretty warm all year round.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-09-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Ah, gotcha. Thank you for informing me 😅

Ah, gotcha. Thank you for informing me 😅
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 11:40 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Pause, I need to put one there as well? I assumed...

Pause, I need to put one there as well? I assumed both would be near the beginning.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Alright well, after further inspection I’ve...

Alright well, after further inspection I’ve noticed that the bigger banjo bolt of the fuel filter is leaking about one drop of fuel every 5 or so minutes, even after adding both washers that came...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-08-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Alright everybody, I’m glad to finally be able to...

Alright everybody, I’m glad to finally be able to say that she’s up & running again! I just installed the washers on the filter & now there’s no leaks anymore. What’s puzzling me right now is that...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 10:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Lmfao, wow. Totally forgot about the seals.

Lmfao, wow. Totally forgot about the seals.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Alright, so I just installed the new fuel...

Alright, so I just installed the new fuel systems, however, fuel is leaking out of the banjo bolts. I also have a burst line (not sure which one, also carries gasoline but is positioned in the middle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Also, since I’ve installed a new fuel line, how...

Also, since I’ve installed a new fuel line, how do I go about priming the fuel system of air?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Big thanks to 2manyturbos for sending me his used...

Big thanks to 2manyturbos for sending me his used fuel line. Currently hooking it up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Little update: fuel line gets here later today....

Little update: fuel line gets here later today. I’ll be ordering the new filter to pump coupler, as well as the necessary banjo bolts tomorrow.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-16-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,656
Posted By Elvolvito
Question Should I be worried about this?

So while removing my old fuel line on my ‘88 244, I noticed that there was a significant bend on the metal pipe that goes connect to the line. What is this part even called & should I even bother...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Had to cut both the fuel coupler and my fuel...

Had to cut both the fuel coupler and my fuel line. I just couldn’t get those damn banjo bolts to come off without absolutely obliterating any connections around it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-15-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Little update: Main fuel pump came in yesterday,...

Little update: Main fuel pump came in yesterday, now just waiting on the fuel coupler, fuel line, & the new banjo bolts. As for the connectors, I didn’t realize that it was a part of the fuel pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,565
Posted By Elvolvito
Also, does rain affect how often it happens? Mine...

Also, does rain affect how often it happens? Mine would usually go haywire when it rained.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,565
Posted By Elvolvito
Just throw the whole car away bro... nah, I’m...

Just throw the whole car away bro... nah, I’m playing. I had similar issues on my ‘88 244 and if what you’re attempting at now doesn’t solve it either, here are some things I did on mine that fixed...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,296
Posted By Elvolvito
Thank you everyone for the great responses. I...

Thank you everyone for the great responses. I think I’m just going to buy every single part new & just scrap all this old junk. I have a new filter sitting around & I got the main pump shipped on the...
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