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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-02-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By 84B23F
"Reduced stopping is one of the misunderstood and...

"Reduced stopping is one of the misunderstood and misused claims in the brake pad business. Stopping distance claims are almost never followed up by “compared to what?”

One thing for sure, once...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By 84B23F
Being anal, somewhere around 40k miles, many...

Being anal, somewhere around 40k miles, many rotors should be replaced...this makes mechanics very happy to hear, and to repeat to their customers.

One lawyer notes, "The good news is that brake...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By 84B23F
Show me a longitudinal study that evaluates and...

Show me a longitudinal study that evaluates and supports your position. Sales BS is sales BS.

Fact - For years, they slapped them on for consumer vehicles.

Fact - "If you want your car to stop...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By 84B23F
I drive on dusty country roads, which means the...

I drive on dusty country roads, which means the dust and sand ends up on drums/rotors; so when someone speaks of "bedding," I know dust/sand will "eat" pad "coating" transferred to rotor/drum.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By 84B23F
I noted above that to do it right requires all...

I noted above that to do it right requires all related parts to be replaced...cause the caliper's piston can screw your pooch.

Do read the first paragraph of your cite - "For most folks, the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By 84B23F
Stuck brake calipers cooked the pads

Stuck brake calipers cooked the pads
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By 84B23F
Replacing brake calipers and rotors is the way to...

Replacing brake calipers and rotors is the way to do it right. If brake caliper's piston is sticking, it will smoke the pad, and can cause rotor warpage.

I drive rural miles, with sand/dirt...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2021, 07:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By 84B23F
I'm not aggressive with brake usage...I don't...

I'm not aggressive with brake usage...I don't smoke them when coming to a red light or stop sign...and I attempt to pay attention so I don't have to smoke them.

Warped rotor can also be due to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By 84B23F
I've done it for years...without an issue. ...

I've done it for years...without an issue.


OP: Has your brake booster failed? Is brake light bulb working? Jack up right or left front wheel, and rotate tire while someone presses down on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-28-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
Here's a cheaper solution...remove emergency...

Here's a cheaper solution...remove emergency brake, and install this (https://www.ricmotech.com/realgear-rallypro-xtreme-hand-brake).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-27-2021, 11:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
Not an issue for a machinist with the...

Not an issue for a machinist with the tools/equipment, but at what price.

I never had a stopping issue with OEM manual brakes (except on ice/snow)...considering how light these Volvo vehicles...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-26-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,511
Posted By 84B23F
It's mostly been a reseller/distributor of...

It's mostly been a reseller/distributor of parts...steering rack work most likely was contracted out, like RockAuto does.

>it appears to be leaking already.


"Power steering pumps ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
OEM Amazon brakes were good enough...yes...

OEM Amazon brakes were good enough...yes replacing lines with nickel-copper is good

EBC Green Stuff kevlar pads may be another solution. "After the break-in-period...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-25-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,511
Posted By 84B23F
How about this Milwaukee Tool...

How about this Milwaukee Tool (https://twitter.com/engineers_feed/status/1386192372481069059)?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-24-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,511
Posted By 84B23F
To Activate your Lifetime Warranty...

To Activate your Lifetime Warranty (https://www.detroitaxle.com/); you must send in your core unit.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
7" Mini...

7" Mini booster:http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/meKeSbU-memMLXy8BXaewig.jpg

https://forums.tbforums.com/showthread.php?t=338927
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-23-2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
How about a Bosch iBooster...

How about a Bosch iBooster (https://www.bosch-mobility-solutions.com/en/products-and-services/passenger-cars-and-light-commercial-vehicles/driving-safety-systems/brake-booster/ibooster/)?

Details...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-22-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
Some companies have tech reps, who may or may not...

Some companies have tech reps, who may or may not talk to consumers

Top 8 Brake Booster Manufacturer of 2020 (https://mzwmotor.com/brake-booster-manufacturers/)

Try TRW's search:...
Forum: showroom 04-21-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 621,754
Posted By 84B23F
She drives a XC60-T6 AWD...

She drives a XC60-T6 AWD (https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_banners/77852581/1601324255/1500x500), and here are her pics in WikiFeet (https://www.wikifeet.com/Laura_Bassett)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By 84B23F
Bosch Part Number: 0332209150...

Bosch Part Number: 0332209150 (http://www.texasindustrialelectric.com/relays_0332209150.asp)
Voltage: 12V
Current: 30A
SPDT
Enclosure: Standard Cover W/Bracket
Footprint: ISO 5 pin
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By 84B23F
???0332209159...

???0332209159 (https://www.amazon.com/Bosch-332-Multi-Purpose-Relay/dp/B004Z0WMQQ/ref=pd_sbs_5)???
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-20-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,596
Posted By 84B23F
US's Part number is 73519MM...I found one US site...

US's Part number is 73519MM...I found one US site (https://www.sivriburuno.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=718885) that has it, and ships internationally...eBayer also ships to UK.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,596
Posted By 84B23F
Google search, but I have no idea which ICU unit...

Google search, but I have no idea which ICU unit is being used HERE (https://varuosad.alvadi.ee/en/car/volvo/1002/manufacturer/8/48795921). If a prompt comes up, do not click on OK...click on the X...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-19-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,596
Posted By 84B23F
Question is, what does this CPS look like...did...

Question is, what does this CPS look like...did it look like THIS (https://www.partsgeek.com/assets/products/fulln/02483080-RG52CHMK.jpg)? And mount like THIS...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,181
Posted By 84B23F
My 1993-940 US did not come with coolant sensor,...

My 1993-940 US did not come with coolant sensor, and the Expansion Tank did not have this float inside. Same Expansion Tank (9122997) in design.

I used a Coolant Level Sensor For Volvo Truck FH...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
Smaller diameter MC-bore increases outgoing...

Smaller diameter MC-bore increases outgoing pressure for a given foot-input pressure...but more pedal travel is required since a smaller fluid volume is sent to wheels' cylinders/calipers.

Enough...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-17-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,596
Posted By 84B23F
Pull the sucker out, and compare to the one used...

Pull the sucker out, and compare to the one used in 89 onward.

Check diameter and length to where it seats...report back with pics
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,596
Posted By 84B23F
23 June 2016...

23 June 2016 (https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=nl&u=https://volvolvo.nl/thread-12576.html&prev=search&pto=aue)

I've made the decision. The sensor (1389357) was not available and if...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,596
Posted By 84B23F
"It is mounted using 2 bolts ...

"It is mounted using 2 bolts (https://www.volvoforums.org.uk/showthread.php?t=553)which are screwed horizontally into the flywheel housing..."

"I was also told that you had to drop the box to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 04:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
Production 1956–1970 For the 1967 model...

Production 1956–1970


For the 1967 model year, the federal government mandated dual braking system via dual-reservoir master cylinder for vehicles.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
Last time I bought brake line was via GM...

Last time I bought brake line was via GM dealership for a 1987 Olds...sold in a roll. From parts manuals I've seen, Volvo sells it piece by piece....pre cut and shaped, I assume.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-16-2021, 11:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
For the 1967 model year, the federal government...

For the 1967 model year, the federal government mandated dual braking system via dual-reservoir master cylinder for vehicles. But, I do know a 1980 2-1/2 ton GMC trucks were using a slave cylinder...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-15-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
1" Bore...with 100 lbs of force, then 127.4 PSI...

1" Bore...with 100 lbs of force, then 127.4 PSI of out going pressure to wheels

7/8" Bore...with 100 lbs of force, then 166.7 PSI " " " " " " to wheels.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
1" Bore...with 100 lbs of force, then 127.4 PSI...

1" Bore...with 100 lbs of force, then 127.4 PSI of out going pressure to wheels

7/8" Bore...with 100 lbs of force, then 166.7 PSI " " " " " " to wheels.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
https://www.joesracing.com/master-cylinder-math/

https://www.joesracing.com/master-cylinder-math/
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-14-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,488
Posted By 84B23F
Manual brakes were always harder to press down...

Manual brakes were always harder to press down on.

Master cylinder's inner bore diameter, and wheel cylinders'/calipers' inner diameter determines foot pressure required.

If a vehicle had a...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-10-2021, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,181
Posted By 84B23F
On EFI based semi-trucks since around early...

On EFI based semi-trucks since around early 1990s, when coolant level was low or if temp too high, an engine could be shut-down if these parameters were turned on in ECM.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,181
Posted By 84B23F
Problem with OEM vacuum controlled heater valve...

Problem with OEM vacuum controlled heater valve on 7s/9s is when it leaks, engine may be toast...history....just depends upon your situation, local, highway, etc.

I had just rebuilt my 1984-B23F,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-09-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,181
Posted By 84B23F
Yes, Volvo 912997 93-940's owner's manual...

Yes, Volvo 912997

93-940's owner's manual does not show idiot light for it, but it's shown in OEM parts for this sensor. Owner's manual does show a Low washer fluid level, so maybe I can rig...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-08-2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,181
Posted By 84B23F
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-07-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,992
Posted By 84B23F
Take lid off of Coolant Tank, place palm over...

Take lid off of Coolant Tank, place palm over hole with a cold engine running...with other hand, increase engine RPM...any pressure?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-06-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,945
Posted By 84B23F
1993 240 diagram shows stalk's ground wire goes...

1993 240 diagram shows stalk's ground wire goes to left side of tunnel, as bobxyz posted in post #8. If a grounded wire touches Brown wire at stalk, this should send a ground to the step relay.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,945
Posted By 84B23F
Bulb Failure Sensor (in Blue Circle) is used for...

Bulb Failure Sensor (in Blue Circle) is used for low beams: See diagram here (https://i.imgur.com/UkgPOpY.jpg).

Disregard that squiggled line...European version in 1993 with daytime headlights on....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-02-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,523
Posted By 84B23F
Problem was the drain plug was spinning in its...

Problem was the drain plug was spinning in its position; I had to remove the pan, apply pressure on top of bolt's threads, then turn to remove it.

Footnote - I had to replace these O-rings, due to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-31-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,523
Posted By 84B23F
That will work, but using a 3/8-16 tap seems to...

That will work, but using a 3/8-16 tap seems to do the trick; With a pinch of silicone on flat surface, I'm going to try this: 3/8-16 x 1/2 Inch Button Head Socket Cap Screws Bolts...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By 84B23F
Ok...she thought it was some kind of poly...

Ok...she thought it was some kind of poly carbonate....Just assisting someone...THX

2001 - 2004 glass
2005 - 2009 plastic...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-29-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,236
Posted By 84B23F
Clean Headlight Cover: 2002 Volvo S60

Someone installed duct tape...any solution to clean off adhesive residue that won't damage plastic cover?

thx
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,523
Posted By 84B23F
Correct Answer - 3/8" x 16 tap This would be...

Correct Answer - 3/8" x 16 tap

This would be the ideal replacement bolt: 3/8"-16 STAINLESS STEEL BUTTON FLANGE HEAD SOCKET CAP SCREW (3/8"-16 x 3/4"...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-27-2021, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,523
Posted By 84B23F
Volvo 1233415 - No longer available...

Volvo 1233415 - No longer available worldwide...in my searches

Volvo 1208642 (Automatic Transmission Assembly) - New transmission is available, for $4,097.30 (plus tax and S&H).

Volvo 1233071 ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-26-2021, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,523
Posted By 84B23F
AW71: Oil Pan...Drain plug stripped

So, drain plug is stripped...any option to fix it...or just close access to it?

thx
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