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Recurring code P2196, but seemingly OK oxygen sensor, on 2012 Volvo C30

My 2012 Volvo C30 T5 has been having a recurring engine code P2196 (O2 Sensor Stuck/Biased Rich) for some time now. It has popped up on four or five separate occasions. I usually clear it, but one ...
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Volvo V40 EGR error, despite clean and valve replace!

I have a 2015 Volvo V40 D2, who's EGR system was clogged up with soot around 6 months ago (I bought it second hand at around 27000 miles a year ago). Warranty covered replacement of EGR valve and ...
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Sound Identification--need help identifying mystery gear noise from a 2005 XC90

Recently this 2005 Volvo XC90 2.5T AWD, AW55-50 started to make this burring whine noise as the vehicle shifts into 2nd gear. As the car revs up and ultimately shifts into 2nd the noise occurs with ...
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Timing belt replacement

We picked up a 2006 Volvo s60 from a friends mother. It only had 22k miles when we got it. It had sat idle outside for 3 years prior to us getting it. We changed all fluids, brakes and tires. It’s ...
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Automatic Car cannot drive forward, but will move in Reverse

Hey so my car was serviced last Wednesday, got an oil change and replaced the brake rotors and pads. And it was driving fine all of Thursday and then for whatever reason late Friday the car would ...
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Volvo V60 T5 service schedule

I am looking to buy a second hand Volvo V60 2021. Before I make the trip to the dealer I would like to know what is the normal service maintenance schedule for this model? It seems it has been ...
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Volvo C70 camshaft position sensor

I have a Volvo C70 convertible with a 2.4L turbo. It was showing the code P0340 on the scanner. I bought the new camshaft position sensor; the housing broke while I was removing the old one. Bought ...
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Cat converter goes bad

Volvo S60 fuel pressure sensors replaced, 500 miles later my catalytic converter started smelling awful. Is there a connection?
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Volvo V50 1,6 Diesel acceleration problem and total stop

I own a Volvo V50, 1,6 Diesel. Just yesterday I experience this problem. When accelerating the motor does not respond fast enough and after a minute it stops totally. It’s -8 C. Can it be the cold ...
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Volvo v60 Shake when shifting to D

I recently bought a 2012 V60 D3, the whole car shake when I shift from P to D. After some research online they say it's a Design flaw with Aisin transmission that cause an internal leak. Does anyone ...
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What the hell is this part that fell off my car?

I rotated my tires today and heard something fall from the front-end of the car somewhere while I was jacking up the car. I didn't think anything of it until I was sweeping up after and found this ...
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Volvo s60 2011 D3, infotainment system partly working. AC works, no radio/my car settings etc

Volvo s60 2011 D3, infotainment system partly working. AC works, no radio/my car settings etc... Also replaced all fuses for infotainment. Would anyone have any ideas as to why the radio and car ...
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O2 sensor keeps failing in 2008 Volvo V70 2.0F

The main O2 sensor keeps failing in our 2008 Volvo V70 2.0F (flexifuel/E85). We've replaced the sensor several times in the past few years. We've tried every available brand of sensor, including OEM ...
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Engine service required comes on when accelerating hard resets when stop car and switch off the engine but come back on when next accelerating

Volvo V70 2005 The engine works fine until I accelerate then the engine service comes on and engine goes into slow mode until stopped and engine restarted
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Strange look of alloy wheel (molten?!)

On my way back home today, I noticed a sound that wasn't there in the morning. As if I were, now and then, wheeling over a small gravel. I inspected the wheels, and noticed a very strange look of one ...
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New car battery keeps dying

I put in a new battery around May this year. Although I got a cheaper one, the battery specs seemed sufficient for the car. I've been driving it every month or so, and the battery often dies and needs ...
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Volvo S40 2010 2.0 R d acceleration

Sometimes it seems for no reason when I accelerate it chokes and strains and won't go far over 2000rpm I've tried dropping it down a gear to clear and I've found when I change up if I let it catch ...
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Volvo XC40 T5. 2018 immobilizer troubleshooting

With all the 3 keys it's not possible to start the engine. Batteries on the keys were replaced and it works well to open and closed the doors. The only way to start the car is now to place the key in ...
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Volvo rear door panel parts

I misplaced this part and I don't know it's name. What's the name? Any good eBay store to find it?
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Why is my Volvo XC60 Battery discharging to 6V when parked for 2 days (dead flat)

I have a 2014 Volvo XC60. A mechanic recently replaced the (main) battery with a (non-Volvo) Century battery (AGM-type 12v lead acid, 70Ah). I parked the car in the garage for 2 days and the battery ...
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Where is the XC90 V8 2007 battery terminal?

Can someone tell me where the negative terminal of the battery under the hood of the Volvo XC90 year 2007 AWD V8 is?
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Volvo engine parts

What is the name of these four elements called? If water gets to them, can that cause a misfire?
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Smoking XC90 after PCV box replacement

I have a 2003 Volvo XC90 2.9L T6 AWD and for the most part, it’s been great. Over the past year or so I’ve had an issue with it randomly stalling at slow speeds which was progressively getting more ...
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Do I need to replace the fuel pressure sensor of a 2007 Volvo XC90 V8 AWD?

I have a 2007 Volvo XC90 V8 AWD. The dealership told me that the check engine light came on intermittently and the reason was the fuel pressure sensor is faulty. It costs $525 to replace it. Is this ...
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Replaced my 5 cylinder Volvo V70 2.5l turbo engine with a 6 cylinder S80 2.9l twin turbo engine and I'm having trouble with the exhaust

Replaced my 5 cylinder Volvo V70 2.5l turbo engine with a 6 cylinder S80 2.9l twin turbo engine and I'm having trouble with what to do about the exhaust. The original 5 cylinder had only 1 turbo, 1 ...
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DIY main battery swap on Volvo V70?

The car is a Volvo V70 2.0 D4 181 Momentum from 2014. I bought it used in 2016, but in 2017 it started having problems with the automatic start-stop thing, and a year later it started saying "...
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signal switch (control rod) replacement in 1990 Volvo 240 DL

Will a signal switch without cruise control work on a 1990 Volvo 240 DL? I have a bad turn signal switch on my Volvo. It's the left-hand rod that you use to control the turn signals, brights, and ...
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Volvo 940's engine seemingly randomly stalls while driving

Our Volvo 940 (1998/Classic)'s engine randomly stalls while driving. There is little to no pattern to it; following the first time it happened an entire year passed before it happened again. Sometimes ...
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Alarm Siren Control Module Location

Vehicle is a 2005 Volvo S40. I have been having problems with my alarm going off randomly, so I just stopped locking my door. Well, now my battery has been completely drained. I bought a new siren ...
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PSA 1.6tdci metallick "clicking" - possible hydraulic lifter?

My 2007 Volvo V50 1.6tdci (380.000km) suddenly started to have a metallic clicking sound when I got off the freeway the other day (see video: https://photos.app.goo.gl/SmGt2Lz7itSWWQ2x7). The sound ...
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Low fuel pressure in Volvo S40 1999

My car is Volvo S40 1999 with 2.0 engine. The fuel pressure is on the idle at 2.2-2.3 bars (should be 2.5) and on higher rpm max. 2.6-2.7 bars (should be 3.0). When I unplug the hose that goes from ...
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High frequency noise from fuel pump persists after replacement, what could it be?

So recently I've been noticing a high frequency noise coming from the rear right side of my Volvo where the fuel pump is located. I took it to a mechanic where they agreed that the noise was indeed ...
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2006 Volvo XC90 starts intermittently

I have a 2006 XC90 2.5T with about 70k miles on it, almost 2 years ago it just would not start, wont even crank when turning the key...displays a message that says "Start prevented, try again" Here ...
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Cold start electrical problem

I've asked this also on volvoforums, but since here are also general car discussion I would like to ask here also. I own a Volvo s80 2.4d 2009 (with 300.000 km) and since the weather got colder I ...
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Meaning of DTC Code 4331 for Volvo EPS (Electrical Power Steering Module)

It's possible I am reading the scan tool wrong or it is investigating a module that does not exist. For a 2008 Volvo S40 I get the following: EPS - Electrical Power Steering Module 4331(1/1) Not ...
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Which type of coolant is most suited for a Volvo XC90?

I have a 2006 Volvo XC90 that is low on coolant, and I want to change it. Since the coolant is low anyway, I will flush it, but I'm wondering what type of coolant to get. The manual, of course, ...
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How to release fuel injectors from Volvo T5 engine?

How does one engage the release mechanism for the fuel injectors on a Volvo T5 engine? The spring clip doesn't seem to respond to any tugging so far and I don't want to break it. Here's a side ...
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Should I replace the timing belt in a 2002 Volvo since I don't know when it was last replaced? [duplicate]

I bought a 2002 Volvo S60 T2.4 with 103K miles. My mechanic noticed that the 105K service is coming up, and told me that the timing belt is supposed to be replaced either at that service or after ten ...
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How to pull out a stuck third row seat on a Volvo XC90 MY2007?

The left third row seat on a '07 Volvo XC90 is stuck underneath the collapsible backrest. Looking from the trunk from behind the seat, it seems to be stuck on the right rail, it won't budge at all. ...
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Volvo - send commands to read DTCs

I tried finding out the commands a diagnostic tool sends to my Volvo and I got this - 1D D0 16 16 03 22 F1 86 Protocol - CAN 29/500 (elm command: AT SP 7) Can someone help me with the method to ...
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How to tell whether mid 2010s Volvo XC70 actually needs maintenance?

How do I tell whether the Volvo XC70 actually needs maintenance or it's just the vendor attempting to earn more money? How do I self repair it and diagnose if I don't want to go to the vendor?
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Volvo S40 seemingly transmission failure

I've got a Volvo S40, 2.4L, automatic, model year 2007, with 95k kms. Lately I had my front axle replaced because I had significant vibration at specific speeds. I've also got serviced (oil, filters),...
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Would the OEM projector HID headlight units fit a 2007 Volvo XC90 equiped with HID reflector headlight units?

I had the fortune of having a substantially sized rock land on my right headlight while driving my MY2007 XC90 on the highway, which ended up cracking the headlight and punching a small hole in it. ...
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I have a 2006 Volvo S60

My message board says engine system service required but no check engine light came on and I can't get a reading done unless the check engine light is on according to the shops and auto part stores ...
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Diesel leak by fuel injector on Volvo V50 2007

So for a time now there has been diesel undeneath the fuel injectors. Could this be a simple o-ring seal gone rogue? Or a destroyed copper washer? There seems to be a little puddle of diesel by ...
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How to do an amateur repair of a tiny ding on my almost new car?

I recently bought an almost new car, a dealer demo with 5,500 miles on it. It was pristine when I got it. However, the car being unfamiliar to me, I lightly made contact with a bench at the edge of ...
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2010 Vovlo XC 60

I have a 2010 volvo that will start after a battery change. The key fob also gets stuck as well. I have read all kinds of blogs to include touching the battery cables together for 30 seconds and I get ...
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Trailer tail lights still on when ignition is off

After having attaching a trailer hitch to a Volvo V70 2005 the tail lights keep glowing even when ignition is off. Therefore I have two questions: Is it normal on some cars? If not any ideas what ...
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First time owning a brand new car - a few questions about automatic transmission and owning a new car

I just ordered my brand new Volvo XC60 T6 AWD Inscription 2019. My previous car was Renault Megane 2012 and honestly, it was great. It had automatic climate control, automatic wipers, was quite fast, ...
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2005 volvo xc70 radiator fan continuously on high

My 05 xc70 wagon has been running fine forever, but recently, the engine cooling fan has been running at high speed continuously, regardless of engine temp. After some googling, i determined it might ...
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