The law of averages would dictate that certainly not everyone is doomed to failure. Volvo dealers are aware of the campaign and have recently been reminded of the process in place for customers. I hate to have this issue hanging over my head. The pipe itself seemed clear and I used a drill bit as described but was only able to insert it about an inch before hitting something - what is down that pipe and is this normal? We can discuss the options when I'll pickup the part. Do not scrape or use a rotary wire brush to clean the unit. State and federal air quality officials are pressing Volvo for a commitment to spend millions of dollars to replace the devices as they fail, and to reimburse owners who have paid for the work themselves.
Loosen the lower screws for the compressor so that there is some clearance. Through Internet chat rooms and e-mail networks, Volvo owners have been calling for action too. I jokingly asked how to get a check engine light and he said to leave the gas cap off. Remove the tie strap for the power steering hose by the suspension turret. Please follow my advice at your own risk. This will certainly lead to converter failure. She said the letter will explain how to seek the reimbursement and it will also inform us about a software update that will be available in March.
What a difference that made, it blew my hair back when I hit the accelerator. Any feedback would be appreciated. Now it is like new. I live in spain and I am not great with the technical language and would like some more info before I challenge the dealer. So, how widespread is this problem? Software is also part of this mod, have you had that done also? I will review exactly what has been done, and hope that they have done as you have said,and that I can look forward without fear of the same thing happening again!!! Willson's analysis, failure is inevitable. I may bring this up at my next service just to see what kind of dealer reaction I get. Removing the air cleaner box and other items described helps a lot! I emailed the closest dealer Louisville, Kentucky and asked what they were doing in terms of towing etc.
Install the cover under the engine. Basically they want to avoid a backlog of requests so consumers aren't waiting months for their reimbursements. This car in particular had a number of throttle fault codes stored in the engine computer. My idling is about 1300-1400 rpm. California is one of a handful of states that bar secret warranties, in which vehicle makers extend service to owners who squawk the loudest but fail to tell all owners. Maybe the below link will help.
The idle was hunting dropping a few hundred rpm and surging back again in cycles every few seconds. Lift the hood of your car and have a look for yourself. I did not have to reprogram or update anything after cleaning the throttle body. And is there anything else I need to watch out for? I'm going to take the plunge at the weekend and get this sorted out once and for all. Install: fan shroud with its 4 x screws the holder for the connector before installing the lower screw on the fan shroud's car's left side. It seems to have worked well to fix my rough idle problem.
When removing and installing the battery leads. Maybe the etm clean been done and claimed for. It also proved to be a bit of a pain to get back on. Limp mode is designed so that the car does not come to a sudden halt and can still be driven at low speed to a position of safety. She also told me that the software upgrade will not fix faulty units.
In the 2004 model they added another hose to drain that exact area. The guy in the video does a great job of explaining the removal of not only the throttle body but all the other things you need to remove to get it out for cleaning. After a week they finally had a look at it. We will contact these particular customers and would ask other Volvo drivers, who are experiencing difficulties with their Electronic Throttle System, to contact our Customer Relations Department, or their local Volvo dealer, so that we can work together to restore their confidence in our products and service. Situation Got a 2001 V70 2. Email me at admin 4crito.
In summary, she wouldn't agree that this was a special case requiring remedial action. The problem with the throttle in Volvo S80 are two potentiometers, one on each side. Replacing the electronic throttle module is easy and can be done by removing the old one and placing the new one in the correct position. Thanks for taking the time to stop and record what you did! The is a very large, red cable in the way, connected to the starter. Removing the alternator Remove: the upper screw for the alternator the screws common to the alternator and compressor.