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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-17-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,067
Posted By ITA
Following. My turn signals randomly died, but...

Following. My turn signals randomly died, but hazards work fine. I tried replacing the stock with another used unit and the fuse. Nothing.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-04-2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,332
Posted By ITA
So, I changed the TPS with a spare. The one that...

So, I changed the TPS with a spare. The one that came off my car had quite a bit of oil or possibly throttle bottle cleaner. It started pretty good with the spare for about 5 seconds, then it went...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,332
Posted By ITA
Thanks everyone for the tips. I unplugged the tps...

Thanks everyone for the tips. I unplugged the tps and it was still doing the exact same thing. I scrounged around my garage and found a couple spare tps's. I am going to swap one in and see if the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-30-2021, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,332
Posted By ITA
1988 Volvo 240 - Surging Idle

I just changed the coolant temp sensor (fuel injection sensor) and the coolant temp sender sensor. I had a constant idle of 1500 rpm regardless of whether the engine was cold or warm and my temp...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,836
Posted By ITA
Thanks I will look into it.

Thanks I will look into it.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-23-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,836
Posted By ITA
Yes, I did, thanks for the input. I tightened it...

Yes, I did, thanks for the input. I tightened it all the all and could get it down to 1200 RPM.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,836
Posted By ITA
Thanks for confirming. I am looking at IPD and...

Thanks for confirming. I am looking at IPD and there is a CTS for fuel injection and dash gauge. Should I go ahead and replace both?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-22-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,836
Posted By ITA
1988 Volvo 240 - LH2.2 1500 RPM Idle

All, I recently bought the vehicle in the title. I did some basic maintenance, oil change, flame trap, air filter, TB and AMM cleaning, and spark plugs. Speedometer and odometer is out, and the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-27-2016, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,554
Posted By ITA
I got the same problem with a 91 240. Weather...

I got the same problem with a 91 240. Weather warmed up this week and the heater is unbearable. It cooled down for minute the last time I drove it before it heated up again. It stays hot even if I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,850
Posted By ITA
I tried fuse 3 for the heater blower, but still...

I tried fuse 3 for the heater blower, but still get the screech. Is this the right fuse?

On another note, I started it the other day, and while it started fine and didn't start screeching, it died...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,850
Posted By ITA
Thanks y'all. So I turned the car off and on...

Thanks y'all. So I turned the car off and on several times to test out effect of having the fan on. The first time I started it with the fan off, same as before, car starts, is idling, loud screech...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,850
Posted By ITA
Loud screech from center vents = engine dying

I have a 1991 Volvo 240 I am working on. I have an issue with the car dying while idling. Recently, when I turn on the car, after a bit of warm up, a loud screeching emanates from the center vents....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,317
Posted By ITA
Please see this thread for an update: ...

Please see this thread for an update:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5253574#post5253574
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,380
Posted By ITA
Please see this thread for an update: ...

Please see this thread for an update:

http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?p=5253574#post5253574
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 09-30-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,496
Posted By ITA
940 Problems - Update

I hate when I get to the end of the trouble shooting thread and end up no resolution. I have a couple threads like that, so here is an update.

This is an update on these two previous threads I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,380
Posted By ITA
ZVOLV, I'll have to do that. I should have done...

ZVOLV, I'll have to do that. I should have done those things before, but I've been busy studying for the bar.

Fjergus, I've done stage 0 stuff up to changing the fuel filter and changing the cap...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-26-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,380
Posted By ITA
OK, thanks for the advice. I haven't changed any...

OK, thanks for the advice. I haven't changed any those parts yet. Should I go about this in any order, or just follow 93Volvo240's advice and do it all?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,380
Posted By ITA
Car Died While Driving

My 940T has died on me a couple times, thankfully never on the highway or with any real speed. It has happened was I am coming to a stop, I don't know if this matters, but at an incline. The other...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-08-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,317
Posted By ITA
940T idle and speedometer problems when wet

It has been wet and rainy this past week and I have noticed two things that happen when it is raining:


The speedometer/odometer operates intermittently, or does not work at all.
My idle,...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,742
Posted By ITA
gellstr - The current price of 91 premium here is...

gellstr - The current price of 91 premium here is about $2.80, so E85 is nearly half of that at $1.50. It just make sense to make the switch at this point. I've contacted Mike about the E85 chips, so...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-01-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,742
Posted By ITA
Janspeed - I appreciate the input. I am assuming...

Janspeed - I appreciate the input. I am assuming that you were using the 440cc/min with the stock 13c turbo? I don't mind the downsides, considering the upside in performance and especially...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,742
Posted By ITA
TLAO - pm sent. Shane - thanks for the...

TLAO - pm sent.

Shane - thanks for the information. I will just need to try it out and make sure afr's are safe. I will start with the 55lb to be safe and to give myself headroom whenever I get to...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,742
Posted By ITA
Chips are tuned for E85 from Fred. I also have a...

Chips are tuned for E85 from Fred. I also have a TLAO fuel chip, but no TLAO EZK chip.

turbotankshane - Thanks for the input. I am currently at 11 psi with the 13c, but am willing to run more, as...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-29-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,742
Posted By ITA
AMM/injectors for E85

I have a 1992 Volco 945T. E85 is very cheap and very available where I am, so I am wanting to convert to E85. Here's the relevant information:

I completed "stage 0", except for fuel filter. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-20-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,156
Posted By ITA
Oil Cooler Socket Size

The title is poorly worded, but I just need to know what size socket/wrench I would need to remove the oil lines from the stock oil cooler? I am trying to remove a air-to-oil cooler and all the lines...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,774
Posted By ITA
BTW, I know I am fixing this in reverse order (as...

BTW, I know I am fixing this in reverse order (as I should have checked the codes first), but I needed to get back on the road right away.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,774
Posted By ITA
As an update, I replaced the O2 sensor and the...

As an update, I replaced the O2 sensor and the possibly faulty clamp. I also turned the boost down to about stock. Unplugged the ground on the battery while I was working on it, and the Check Engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,433
Posted By ITA
OK, barring other problems that just happened,...

OK, barring other problems that just happened, replacing the harmonic balancer was the cure for the sticky steering at slow speed.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,774
Posted By ITA
Hey all, I appreciate the input. I reattached the...

Hey all, I appreciate the input. I reattached the pipe again and it started right up, albeit the check engine light is on. I didn't have time to inspect anything so I will check the intake pipes...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,774
Posted By ITA
Turbo broke?

1992 Volvo 940T - After doing some work on the car, I took it out. While WOT on the highway, my intake pipe blew off, smelled something of the burning sort, like oil, and I pulled over soon after. I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,863
Posted By ITA
jakes240dl, I just replaced mine. This link...

jakes240dl, I just replaced mine. This link helped a lot:

http://www.mikeponte.com/volvo/oiltrap.htm

It's pretty easy to get too, but I was servicing my throttle body. If you have a turbo...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,331
Posted By ITA
Here's my post on my Power Steering Problems if...

Here's my post on my Power Steering Problems if anyone is wondering. http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=306437.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-23-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,331
Posted By ITA
Hey everybody, thanks for your help. I wonder too...

Hey everybody, thanks for your help. I wonder too if my busted harmonic balancer is a contributing factor (see my recent thread on my Power Steering Problems ). Anyhow, I've done it now to procedure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,433
Posted By ITA
By the way, should I not drive it until I get the...

By the way, should I not drive it until I get the new balancer? Also, would this explain erratic idle problems, or is it unrelated?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,433
Posted By ITA
Yeah, I already destroyed a crank gear. Just...

Yeah, I already destroyed a crank gear. Just replaced it. So, bad harmonic balancer? I will have to do that test with the markings. Thanks for everyone's help. Will update if I figure out what's up.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,433
Posted By ITA
Power Steering Problems

1992 Volvo 940T - In the last couple of weeks, at first start up, turning left is really lumpy. I did some work today and started it up as usual. My son was in the front seat when I was checking for...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-21-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,331
Posted By ITA
Thanks for the information. I followed the...

Thanks for the information. I followed the directions from the Matthews Volvo site.

http://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=34812&sid=63d00025141f2d21e17b10ed3e1a1bdb

It...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,331
Posted By ITA
Alternator Adjustment Bolt Snapped

I have a 1992 Volvo 940T. Yesterday it died on the road due to the alternator adjustment bolt snapping in half at the lock nut. Luckily I was able to sacrifice my A/C adjustment bolt because my A/C...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-08-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,076
Posted By ITA
OK, so it should work with a T3 like any other...

OK, so it should work with a T3 like any other 90+, all I have to do is mill the flange flat.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,076
Posted By ITA
Since I will working with this car is there...

Since I will working with this car is there anything I should remove that is unique to this model?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,076
Posted By ITA
Ursan I appreciate the information and pics. I...

Ursan I appreciate the information and pics. I guess I will try to get the manifold so I have a spare to work with.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,076
Posted By ITA
1991 Volvo 940 SE Turbo

I am not sure if this is in the right place, but will someone school me on this particular 940's exhaust manifold? From what I understand the turbo is a Garrett t25, but I am planning to stick a T3...
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