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How To Improve The Look And Function Of Your Early Model P2 Volvo Wipers

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Dec 13, 2017
If you own a pre-2005 Volvo P2 chassis model, simply put, your wipers can use an upgrade. The wipers on your car use the earlier outdated ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself, Video

Volvo P2 Brake Pedal Position Sensor Replacement

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Dec 12, 2017
Is your check engine light on? Does your DIM display give the message "Engine System Service Required"? Do you have an ECM-9400 code stored ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Change The Oil On A Diesel Mercedes

Posted by Tim Wong
on Dec 11, 2017
The OM616, OM617, and OM617a inline diesel engines came equipped in a variety of Mercedes platforms starting in the mid-1970's on through ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Mercedes

Volvo P2 Door Mirror Disassembly and Replacement

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Dec 10, 2017
I can't tell you how many times I've seen cars cruising down the road with missing mirrors. Now, you have to think to yourself, a mirrors ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Replace The Plugs And Coils On A Volvo S90

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Dec 9, 2017
Keeping up with common maintenance items is crucial to keeping your Volvo running in perfect order and is generally a simple task in terms ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Replace The Starter On A Volvo S60

Posted by Gerry Tseng
on Dec 8, 2017
Replacing the starter on a 2001 Volvo S60 T5 is an easy DIY that takes about 1 hour to complete. It also helps if you have small hands to ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself, Video

Diagnosing The Volvo P2 "Anti-Skid Service Required" Message

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Dec 7, 2017
Chances are that many of you have received the common "Anti-Skid Service Required" message from your P2 Volvo. If you haven't, there's a ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Replace The Upper Engine Mount On A Volvo S60

Posted by Alex Fiehl
on Dec 6, 2017
Since 1993, Volvo 5 and 6-cylinder FWD vehicles have used an upper engine mount designed to keep engine movement at a minimum. They are ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How To Repair The Turbo Return Line Seal On A Volvo S60

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Dec 5, 2017
Lets face it, oil leaks are the worst. They leave stained driveways and parking lot spaces, coat our under carriage, and can even burn off ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How The New 2018 BMW M5 Drives According To Journalists

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Dec 4, 2017
The most important feature on the new 2018 BMW M5 is the ability to transition between AWD and rear-wheel drive formats—but what's that ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Culture

How To Test The Vacuum Pods On A Mercedes-Benz W124

Posted by Dan Bullmore
on Dec 3, 2017
Here's what to do if the air conditioning isn't working on your W124 Mercedes.... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Mercedes

How To Replace The Exhaust Bracket On A Volvo S60

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Dec 2, 2017
How many times have you been behind a Volvo and noticed that its rear muffler was unsupported and bouncing around? Even better, have any of ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

How To Replace An Alternator On A Volvo S60

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Dec 1, 2017
Replacing an alternator on a P2 chassis Volvo is a moderate level repair which usually takes no longer than 3 hours to replace. Before ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous

How To Replace The Power Steering Pump On A Volvo S60

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Nov 30, 2017
Over time, the power steering pump in your P2 chassis Volvo may begin to leak—causing a loss of fluid, resulting a loss of power steering ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself, Video

This Is What It's Like At FCP Euro During Cyber Week

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Nov 29, 2017
Santa's workshop has nothing on FCP Euro's Distribution Center. ... Read more

Topics: Culture

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