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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can you reduce a vehicle's rev limit?

2006 Volvo XC90 gives "no oil pressure" warning when revved above the red line for more than a second. Following advice from a Volvo forum I used motor cleaner and changed the oil (twice) attempting ...
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XC90 D5 Black smoke

I have a 163hp XC90 D5. I've noticed lots of black smoke under hard acceleration very similar to an issue 'Caius Jard' had; "there's a periodic hesitation in the power delivery - again going up that ...
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Will an off-center steering wheel be corrected in an alignment visit?

I am planning on installing an OEM heated steering wheel but I'm concerned that I might not have the wheels and steering perfectly aligned, and I'll install the new steering wheel slightly off-...
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Fog lights won't turn off

I came back from vacation (20 days) and my 2006 XC90 wouldn't start. The key fob wouldn't unlock which was the first indication and then I just had absolutely no lights so I assumed it was a full ...
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My Volvo XC90 will start without key in the vicinity

My XC90 2016 Volvo starts without the key in the vicinity. Stopped at station and spouse went off to shop. Turned off engine. pumped gas, turned on engine and picked up spouse who thought I was stuck ...
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Volvo XC90 8V AWD car speed to piston revolution speed ratio changed after repair

I have a 2007 Volvo XC90 V8 AWD. I noticed driving on a flat highway the 6'th gear the ratio of SUV speed in miles per hour to the piston revolution speed in thousand rotation per minute is 40, ...
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XC90 D5 Oil fill triggers Engine management code

Does anyone have any documentation/service letters regarding the XC90s engine management code that gets activated when you fill oil to the level? A Volvo garage told me there was too much oil, and it ...
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Volvo XC90 Mk1 parking brake too weak

The parking brake of Volvo XC90 Mk1 (2002-2014) is weak by design and can not hold the car properly (manual transmission) even if well maintained. This goes back to the small size of brake drums on ...