Jay VanGorden

Jason has been with the company since 2011. He's been in the automotive industry for over 15 years and brings a great amount of automotive experience to FCP. He graduated from Universal Technical Institute of Exton PA. in 2005 and then went on to graduate from the Volvo S.A.F.E program in 2006. From there he worked at a Volvo dealership achieving his ranking as a Certified Volvo Technician in just 2 years, and a Master Volvo Technician in only 4 years. Jay VanGorden (Dr. Jay) is a Master Volvo Technician and Volvo Catalog Manager at FCP Euro. He can be reached at jasonv1@fcpeuro.com

Recent Posts

How To Replace The A/C Compressor On A P2 Chassis Volvo

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Now that we're getting into the warmer months, the functionality of your air conditioning is going to become more and more important. The last thing you want is to be stuck without it on a hot summer ...

How A 10-Cent Part Saved Us Thousands In Repairs

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  It was July of 2017 when we started our quest to find a Volvo S60 content car. We weren't looking for something that was "pristine", but didn't want a roach either. We also wanted something ...

How To Restore Your Headlights For Under $30

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  A step-by-step tutorial to bring any automotive headlight back to new condition, no tools required. ...

How To Replace The Mass Air Flow Sensor On A Volvo (2000-2010)

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If your check engine light is on and your Volvo is experiencing some trouble running, it may be time for a new Mass Air Flow Sensor. The Mass Air Flow Sensor is responsible for metering the amount of ...

How To Replace The Front And Rear Brakes On A Volvo S60/V70 R Model

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The "R" model utilizes Brembo's fixed calipers, rather than the "floating" design used on inferior models. ...

How To Replace The Cabin Air Filter On A P2 Chassis Volvo

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One of the most commonly overlooked maintenance items on your Volvo is its cabin air filter. The cabin air filter ensures that the air that enters into the vehicle cabin is filtered, purified, and ...

How To Replace A Fuel Filter On A P2 Chassis Volvo

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When it comes to a routine tune up, we all automatically think about the ignition components such as new spark plugs, ignition wires, a new cap, rotor, etc. But other than the air filter, part of the ...

How To Replace The Rear Shocks And Mounts On A Volvo S60

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  As your vehicle ages, its suspension components wear out which can cause noise over bumps, poor handling, uneven tire wear, sloppy steering response and poor braking. Thanks to CRP and their Rein ...

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

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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 "frame" style wipers which typically use a frame structure ...

Volvo P2 Brake Pedal Position Sensor Replacement

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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 in the vehicle? It sounds like you need a new brake pedal ...

Volvo P2 Door Mirror Disassembly and Replacement

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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 purpose is to allow you to view where your driving so that ...

How To Replace The Plugs And Coils On A Volvo S60

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Keeping up with common maintenance items is crucial to keeping your Volvo running in perfect order and is generally a simple task in terms of installation. By doing the maintenance yourself you'll ...

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