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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Terry1941
Tring to see if I can get a picture of this thing...

Tring to see if I can get a picture of this thing so you can see what I am talking about.
https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipMra0ZgmnNrcpLgdWi91Rt9mbRgm0YGjTQ8ctD6
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-26-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By Terry1941
It's been a while and the car was put on the back...

It's been a while and the car was put on the back burner, but we are at it again fixing the original stall situation. After trying all the suggestions in the thread again we found that the timing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By Terry1941
The map senor on the air cleaner side. Probably...

The map senor on the air cleaner side. Probably should try the other end at the throttle body.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By Terry1941
will still get those Walmart battery cleaning...

will still get those Walmart battery cleaning products and try them out any. The problem could be hidden.

We replaced the rear in tank fuel pump last year. The main pump has had an annoying...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By Terry1941
The battery terminals are clean and in good...

The battery terminals are clean and in good shape, which is odd with the amount of corrosion in the tray. The battery sides are clean with no signs of residue (just replaced a Les Schwab battery on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By Terry1941
I would post some pictures if it were not so...

I would post some pictures if it were not so complicated to do so.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By Terry1941
Not really sure on the engine management other...

Not really sure on the engine management other than it is fuel injected. I tried the starter fluid and nothing happened. I checked what fuses there are, could find no main or engine fuse, and they...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By Terry1941
Thanks, will it it a try.

Thanks, will it it a try.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-10-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,240
Posted By Terry1941
1984 245 Wagon Engine Stall

My daughter was driving the Volvo from her friends house in Renton back to Tacoma and while driving about 45 mph heading towards the freeway the engine stalled. She was able to coast into a nearby...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,019
Posted By Terry1941
The IPD tool is the way to go, $24.95 now,...

The IPD tool is the way to go, $24.95 now, doable, its just that they wont have one for a couple of weeks, estimated.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,019
Posted By Terry1941
84 245 Wagon Fuel Tank Lock Ring Help!

Hey all,

Tasked myself to replace a defective (very noisy) in tank fuel pump in my old wagon Saturday. Purchased a new assembly, seal, and ring. Reviewed as many videos as possible on the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-30-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,508
Posted By Terry1941
Do you have to go with an in-tank pump or could a...

Do you have to go with an in-tank pump or could a single line pump work just as well? It seems like it would be more efficient, maintenance wise, to not have to mess with an in-tank fuel pump?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,508
Posted By Terry1941
84 245 Fuel Injected - 1 Fuel Pump Instead to 2??

Has anyone modified their fuel system to eliminate the in-tank pre-pump and the main pump and replaced them both with just one more efficient and easier to maintain inline pump? What is the purpose...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,860
Posted By Terry1941
Does this 1984 245 have two fuel pumps? Any...

Does this 1984 245 have two fuel pumps? Any tricks or tips to replacing the in tank fuel assembly?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,586
Posted By Terry1941
The AC does not work and again I don't know how...

The AC does not work and again I don't know how long this might have been the case. Where is the switch you mentioned located, in the engine compartment or behind the control panel?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,586
Posted By Terry1941
The Idle has been the same since I purchased it...

The Idle has been the same since I purchased it about 2 months ago so I don't know what it should be? Just from other cars it seems to be idling high. What Idle speed should it be?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,586
Posted By Terry1941
84 245 FI Idle Adjustment??

Any one now how to adjust the idle on a 1984 245 GL Fuel Injected model? Warm and in park it idles at about 1,200 RPM. Seems a bit high. It currently idles smooth, with and occasional hick-up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 11:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,860
Posted By Terry1941
That is most interesting, quite a reserve! I...

That is most interesting, quite a reserve! I received a link to an on line owners manual and it only tells you the tank capacity, does not address the "red zone". I would guess the original written...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,860
Posted By Terry1941
84 245 Fuel Pump/Gauge Issues

I am on my third tank of gas on this thing and thus far when it is in the Red Zone it took just over 10 gallons to fill. I believe the capacity is 15.9 US Gallons. The gauge reads full when filled,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,019
Posted By Terry1941
1984 Volvo 245 GL Owner Manual - Where to find??

Hey, I have been looking on line for an owners manual for a 1984 245 GL and cant quite seem to find anything. Does anyone know of one in existence or a pdf version??
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-11-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,023
Posted By Terry1941
I like the idea of just taking the flapper unit...

I like the idea of just taking the flapper unit out, but do you think there would be any cold weather issues? I read in one of the threads that the fuel injected models were designed so that the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,023
Posted By Terry1941
Where would you find parts to replace the...

Where would you find parts to replace the thermostat and how would you know if the MAF sensor is bad? The car runs smoothly. is there someplace that repines and provides the upgrade?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,023
Posted By Terry1941
1984 245 Stock Air Cleaner Functionality

Hi all,

I have been working on making out newly purchased 1984 Volvo 245 Gas FI car with 150,000 road worthy. Today I was doing minor maintenance like replacing the air filter. The old one was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-10-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,970
Posted By Terry1941
1984 245 Gas Non Turbo Spark Plug Recommendations

I am trying to figure out what is the best spark plug for my 1984 245 fuel injected 150,000 machine? I am finding that there are quite a few options and would like to know what is best for this old...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-09-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By Terry1941
There is so much old oil caked debris under this...

There is so much old oil caked debris under this car that I would think that might help preserve some of the old parts!! Thanks for the link to an older thread, I did see that there were several...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By Terry1941
I was able to unblock the bleeder with a paper...

I was able to unblock the bleeder with a paper clip. I used your instructions for bleeding per sequence and the fluid was clean. The brakes feel good and confident. Drove around town for about an...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-08-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By Terry1941
I matched them up with the old ones before...

I matched them up with the old ones before putting them on and they appeared to be correct, at least to the ones that came off. The ports and bleeders were all in the matching positions.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By Terry1941
I took the bleeder in questions all the off...

I took the bleeder in questions all the off (sorry).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By Terry1941
How would you go about diagnosing the bleeder...

How would you go about diagnosing the bleeder that wont work? I too the bleeder all the off and still nothing came out. Is it possible to stick something sharp in it? Not sure what they look like...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-07-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By Terry1941
Unfortunately I have had computer problems and...

Unfortunately I have had computer problems and was not able to log on until just now, just finished trying to figure things out on my own, just have to chuckle! This information would have been...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By Terry1941
I have ordered a pressure bleeder. What is the...

I have ordered a pressure bleeder. What is the sequence once this is connected to the brake fluid reservoir (I assume this is where it it connected) as to which wheel and then which of the 3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By Terry1941
Thanks for the link. I was reading through it...

Thanks for the link. I was reading through it and there seemed to be a few different ways of doing this. I do not have a pressure bleeder and was doing it manually with a helper. The calipers on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-04-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,453
Posted By Terry1941
1984 245 Brake Bleeding Sequence

Hey, I was able with out too much trouble (except in finding parts) to get the front calipers and rotors off and replaced with new calipers, rotors and pads, but I cannot seem to find any information...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 10:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,958
Posted By Terry1941
yes, for about 40 minutes around town and no hot...

yes, for about 40 minutes around town and no hot wheels.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,958
Posted By Terry1941
Not sure what a stator is?

Not sure what a stator is?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,958
Posted By Terry1941
Not sure if my reply worked so sorry if this is a...

Not sure if my reply worked so sorry if this is a duplicate:

Good idea with replacement the rubber hoses, this makes sense and is cheap. I think too that the front calipers are most likely the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,958
Posted By Terry1941
Good Idea with the brake hoses, how do you know...

Good Idea with the brake hoses, how do you know which one to purchase, are all the hoses unique to their location? I found an independent Volvo repair guy in Tacoma that will charge me $60 to put...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-24-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,958
Posted By Terry1941
In inspecting the car today after sitting for 4...

In inspecting the car today after sitting for 4 days: The brake failure light comes on with the key, and goes off when the car is started. I drove the car around for about 20 minutes, in town very...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,958
Posted By Terry1941
Interesting dilemma: Stared the car this morning...

Interesting dilemma: Stared the car this morning in daylight to see how things were and the brakes worked fine?? I don't trust them, but what would cause this kind of issue? Will take the car down...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-22-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,958
Posted By Terry1941
Thanks for the replies: We have only owned the...

Thanks for the replies: We have only owned the car for about 4 weeks so not sure of the history other than the previous owners claimed to have had it serviced. Yes the brake fluid is dark. The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,958
Posted By Terry1941
1984 Volvo 245 GL Wagon Brakes Went Out!!

Hey, I purchased a 1984 Volvo 245 GL Wagon for my daughter to use (she's been driving for several years already). Was tinkering with replacing lights, signal flasher, v-belts, and today installing...
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