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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-01-2022, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By VolvoScout
Video Tutorial: B230F Timing Belt, Front Engine Seals, Tensioner

New video tutorial detailing timing belt replacement on a B230F 240: https://youtu.be/APXKlGO1xeE
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By VolvoScout
M46 Gearbox Rebuilders?

Are there any CONUS shops or individuals refurbishing the M46 gearbox?

I'm currently rebuilding a spare engine and already rebuilt a couple of j-type overdrives.
Looking to see if there is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2022, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By VolvoScout
2003 XC70 Rear Quick Struts from TRQ

Does anyone have any experience with TRQ quick struts?
https://www.1aauto.com/volvo-v70-xc70-rear-2-piece-strut-and-spring-assembly-set-trq-sca57297/i/1assp01382/1108201/2003

Are there any other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-21-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,861
Posted By VolvoScout
I removed the rubber cover from the top of the...

I removed the rubber cover from the top of the connector to test the terminals and checked that they were seated properly.

It recently stalled when I stepped on the gas pedal from idle at a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2022, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,861
Posted By VolvoScout
Well, after testing the original MAF, it started...

Well, after testing the original MAF, it started working again....new-made MAF still doesn't work.
The mystery continues and I'm pretty confused, but I'll quell my curiosity until it rears it's head...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-12-2022, 06:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,708
Posted By VolvoScout
I just went ahead and replaced the rotors and...

I just went ahead and replaced the rotors and pads under the FCP Euro warranty.
Vibrations all gone.
They were/are ATE brand.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-27-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,708
Posted By VolvoScout
Brake Vibration at 30-35mph

Car: 1982 240 Wagon
Symptom: Car vibrates when brakes are engaged, only between 30 & 35mph.
Car does not vibrate at 30-35mph when brakes are not engaged.
Pertinent info: Brakes pads and rotors...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-21-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,861
Posted By VolvoScout
3-2-2 Code, MAF/AMM

Car: 1990 240 B230F AW70

Wagon is showing a 3-2-2 code, which to my knowledge indicates a "bad MAF"
I think the car might also be running lean at the moment.

I've tried 5 different MAFs (3...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-09-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 533
Posted By VolvoScout
Video Tutorial: Cam Power Steering Rack

New video tutorial detailing the installation of a CAM/TRW power steering rack into a 240: https://youtu.be/bdhh1caHXRc
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By VolvoScout
I'd be more inclined to fit an FM modulator to a...

I'd be more inclined to fit an FM modulator to a vintage radio then install the VDO/Continental and Jensen again.

Looks like RetroSound is releasing an '80s style radio for BMW and Mercedes; I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,701
Posted By VolvoScout
Every Alpine radio I've heard has sounded fine. ...

Every Alpine radio I've heard has sounded fine. The Alpine's from the early/mid 2010s had a nice layout/interface.

The Kenwoods from the early 2010s sounded good and had a great interface/layout...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2022, 12:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 658
Posted By VolvoScout
Video Tutorial: Carrier Bearing & Bushing

New video tutorial detailing replacement of the carrier bearing and bushing: https://youtu.be/6m8b5LfWjr4
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-06-2022, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By VolvoScout
I do remember that being a "pita," but I can't...

I do remember that being a "pita," but I can't remember what tool I used off the top of my head.
Did these repairs over a year ago; finally getting around to editing the tutorials together.
Will be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 07-05-2022, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By VolvoScout
Video Tutorial: Bronze Shifter Bushings

New video tutorial detailing the replacement of shifter bushings on an M46 transmission: https://youtu.be/OMKIQMxtj2E
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-29-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 583
Posted By VolvoScout
Video Tutorial: Fuel Pump & Filter Replacement

New video tutorial detailing the replacement of the main fuel pump and filter: https://youtu.be/x5j6Ux8cQTE
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-28-2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 615
Posted By VolvoScout
Video Tutorial: Automatic Shifter Linkage

New video tutorial detailing the replacement of an AW70 shifter linkage: https://youtu.be/ysbXvVc0Rt4
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-27-2022, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 681
Posted By VolvoScout
Video Tutorial: Neutral Safety Switch Replacement

New video tutorial detailing the replacement of a neutral safety switch in a 1982 BW55 240: https://youtu.be/zNQ4dh-PbzU
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-18-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 979
Posted By VolvoScout
Pre-install Traansmisison Test

I picked-up a "worked when pulled" BW-55 transmission and replaced all of the exterior seals and gaskets.

Is there a way to test the transmission before installation or is this a swap and "hope...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-25-2022, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,951
Posted By VolvoScout
Tried overload springs w/Bilstein HD and TC...

Tried overload springs w/Bilstein HD and TC shocks in my wagon (which also has a 25mm front and 22mm rear anti-sway bars)
Removed the springs because they were to stiff over bumps with no cargo and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-17-2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By VolvoScout
New MAF...Wires Missing?

RE: MAF for 1993 240

Got a new OEM Volvo MAF from FCP. (Made in China, no longer made by Bosch by the looks of it)
Do the new MAFs not have the wires on the inside like the old Bosch units?
Or...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2022, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By VolvoScout
This may help: https://youtu.be/hYskSOjevb0

This may help: https://youtu.be/hYskSOjevb0
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-09-2022, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By VolvoScout
I went ahead and got the Lesjefors on FCP. ...

I went ahead and got the Lesjefors on FCP.
They are shorter than the rear springs on my wagon
https://i.imgur.com/OhUjPZe.jpg?1

The car handles nicely down the road but sits lower than it was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2022, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By VolvoScout
Sagging rear-end, wagon

My '82 240 wagon (160k miles) and my Mom's '90 240 wagon (98k miles) both sag a bit in the back, unloaded.
Both cars feel a little "bouncy" in the rear. (shocks are "soft" but fine/new)

When...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-06-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,238
Posted By VolvoScout
I'd bench bleed the MC and bleed the calipers...

I'd bench bleed the MC and bleed the calipers again.
Bench Bleed MC: https://youtu.be/-OWztbFsZoM
Brake Flush: https://youtu.be/fuvmLfaVnQo
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By VolvoScout
Was it low compression, a broken timing belt or...

Was it low compression, a broken timing belt or something else that killed the engine?

Both of mine are 1982 240s (D24 NA)
The sedan has 130,000 miles and the wagon has 160,000 miles.
I had a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By VolvoScout
I still have two that I drive regularly :lol:

I still have two that I drive regularly :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2022, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By VolvoScout
I suppose there's the possibility that the fellow...

I suppose there's the possibility that the fellow from whom I got it, mislabeled it as an '84 rather than an '82.
The transmission I am looking to replace is a BW55 in my 1982 240 D24 (which is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By VolvoScout
The ID plate says that it's a Borg Warner, model...

The ID plate says that it's a Borg Warner, model 55.
Came out of an '84 240 Diesel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-16-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,116
Posted By VolvoScout
BW55 Transmisison Rebuild Resources

Recently picked-up a spare BW55 1984 automatic transmission.

Looking to try my hand at rebuilding it.
Have experience rebuilding the J-Type overdrive for the M46 gearbox this past year (took me a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-11-2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,316
Posted By VolvoScout
Does anyone know the thread size of the pressure...

Does anyone know the thread size of the pressure test port on the driver side of the transmission?

I'm thinking about attaching a sensor and routing it to a pressure gauge on my dash (if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2022, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By VolvoScout
Car is driven every day and the battery is new as...

Car is driven every day and the battery is new as of a couple months ago. (Holds a great charge)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By VolvoScout
So the belt might not be tight enough? I'm a...

So the belt might not be tight enough?
I'm a little hesitant on tightening it more because I don't want to over stress the water pump.
The pump is already making a whining noise (when revving the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-09-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,416
Posted By VolvoScout
Alternator drag on Engine/low voltage

Installed a 100a Denso Alternator in a 1990 240.

Cabin voltmeter reads correct range when driving, but very load at idle (when headlights are on)

Car feels like it wants to stall (rather...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-31-2022, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,316
Posted By VolvoScout
The more I dive into the wide world of ATF, the...

The more I dive into the wide world of ATF, the viscosity differences I noticed above seem to be more related to whether the ATF is made to conform to the older Dexron III or the newer Dexron VI.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,316
Posted By VolvoScout
Understanding ATF Viscosity for AW70/1

What is the proper/ideal viscosity of Dexron II or III for the AW70 transmission?
Applicably, does anyone know the 100c and 40c viscosity (cSt) for the OEM Volvo Dexron III ATF?...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-03-2022, 12:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,089
Posted By VolvoScout
I picked-up a Motive Power Bleeder for the task;...

I picked-up a Motive Power Bleeder for the task; really sped-up the process.
Brake Flush: https://youtu.be/fuvmLfaVnQo
Brake Hoses: https://youtu.be/lWBTlejhH0g
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,814
Posted By VolvoScout
What were your speedometer symptoms at the time?

What were your speedometer symptoms at the time?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,814
Posted By VolvoScout
Broken Speedometer

The speedometer in my Grandmother's 1993 Classic 240 is inop.

I have 2 dash clusters (both k39200)
One dash cluster speedometer works/is accurate, but stops at 30mph (doesn't go any higher)
The...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,654
Posted By VolvoScout
Solved the Headlight, Tail light and Dash Light...

Solved the Headlight, Tail light and Dash Light problem; it was the relay!
Thanks, guys!

Next up are the power windows...
I've swapped the driver and front passenger switches, tried swapping the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,654
Posted By VolvoScout
cleaned & reseated the fuses and checked the 2...

cleaned & reseated the fuses and checked the 2 ground wires at the front and the 2 at the back; no change.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,654
Posted By VolvoScout
Just followed the wiring and you are correct. I...

Just followed the wiring and you are correct.
I removed it and the door locks seem to be working again.

Now I just need to figure out the issue with the headlights, tail lights, dash cluster...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,654
Posted By VolvoScout
https://i.imgur.com/zXY6o32.jpg?1 I also...

https://i.imgur.com/zXY6o32.jpg?1

I also found this near the fuse box.
Never seen it before; anyone know what it is?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,046
Posted By VolvoScout
I was agreeing with you :lol:

I was agreeing with you :lol:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,046
Posted By VolvoScout
Syntax Error

Syntax Error
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,654
Posted By VolvoScout
Electrical Gremlins

My Grandmother's 1993 240 has some electrical Gremlins wreaking havoc on the car.

Below are the symptoms....
1. Power windows don't work.
2. Electric door locks don't work.
3. Front parking...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,364
Posted By VolvoScout
I just did the front seals the other week, but...

I just did the front seals the other week, but haven't touched the rear seal yet.
What is the recommended replacement interval for the rear cam seal?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By VolvoScout
I've been asked why I chose the flush sequence...

I've been asked why I chose the flush sequence that's in my video.
It was indicated to me that a "normal" sequence starts with the Passenger-Rear wheel.

I want to make sure that the information...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,194
Posted By VolvoScout
Front Wheel Brake Pads, Calipers, Rotors, Dust Shields Replacement - Video Tutorial

New video covering the replacement of the front brake pads, rotors, calipers & dust shields: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWhAcHQAk_E&list=PLLdCZxKQYAOnnG8ep1qGdQrIN7IUGV9AC&index=1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2021, 12:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,364
Posted By VolvoScout
IPD Rear Cam Seal Retainer - Video Tutorial

Quick video going over the IPD Rear Cam Seal Retainer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKEnCHKz52s&list=PLLdCZxKQYAOnnG8ep1qGdQrIN7IUGV9AC&index=1
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-10-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,636
Posted By VolvoScout
Thanks! I've got about 30 more tutorial videos...

Thanks! I've got about 30 more tutorial videos that need to be edited.
Trying to get them done while I can.
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