FCP Euro's DIY Blog

How To Replace Your Volvo Fuel Pressure Sensor

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Nov 20, 2017
A common failure on P1, P2, and P3 Volvo chassis are fuel pressure sensors—and you don't want that to happen. Here's a full tutorial on how ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

The Key to My Heart - Replacing and Rekeying a BMW E30 Cylinder

Posted by Alex Frank
on Nov 14, 2017
Years before working at FCP Euro, I worked at Home Depot in the hardware department. I didn't know it at the time, but I acquired a skill ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Miscellaneous, Do-It-Yourself

How To Replace A Headlight Bulb On A BMW F30

Posted by Michael Roselli
on Nov 13, 2017
Replacing a low-beam headlight bulb is a relatively straightforward task, but on a BMW F30 3-series, you've got to take the wheel off in ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself, Video

How I Stopped the Ticking Behind my BMW 325i E30 Dash with my Finger

Posted by Alex Frank
on Nov 8, 2017
For the past few weeks I've been hearing a clicking sound from somewhere in my dash, assuming it was the lifters or something in the engine ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself

How To Change The Oil On A Volvo S60

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Nov 7, 2017
Whether its a Volvo S60 or any other European car for that matter, it will need a periodic and frequent oil change. If your Volvo is in need ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

How To Replace The Tail Lamp Assembly On A Volvo S60

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Nov 6, 2017
Let's face it, things happen. I'm pretty sure that no-one wakes up in the morning and is like "Hey, I think I'm going to go out and smash my ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

Volvo S60 Serpentine Belt & Tensioner Replacement

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Nov 5, 2017
Replacing the Serpentine Belt and & Tensioner on a P2 chassis Volvo S60 is an easy job to complete requiring about an hour of your time and ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

Volvo S60 Side Marker Lamp Replacement

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Nov 4, 2017
If you know Volvo parts, then you know that a broken side marker lens is not all that uncommon esopecially on something like the Volvo S60. ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

Volvo S60 Sway Bar Link Removal & Installation

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Nov 3, 2017
All Volvo P2 chassis vehicles like the Volvo S60 are notorious for having front and rear anti Volvo sway bar end link failures. These ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

Volvo S60 Transmission Drain & Fill Service

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Nov 2, 2017
We had just finished up all of the engine work on our 2004 Volvo S60 2.5T content car when we decided it was time to start working on the ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

Volvo S60 Turbo Boost Hose Replacement

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Nov 1, 2017
Like any rubber hose on a Volvo S60, turbocharger boost hoses can become worn and deformed over time from both age and in some cases, oil ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

What I Didn’t Realize Until After my BMW 325i E30 Rear Shock Replacement

Posted by Alex Frank
on Oct 31, 2017
Nate took my BMW 325i E30 for a drive one afternoon, after a quick drive downtown and back he handed me the keys. Sweating and nervous he ... Read more

Topics: BMW, Do-It-Yourself

Volvo S60 P2 Window Regulator Sliding Block (Slider) Replacement

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Oct 29, 2017
Have you ever pulled up to the the drive through window to get your first cup of coffee of the day, hit the switch to roll down the window ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

How to Repair a Volvo S60 P2 Turbo Return Line Seal Oil Leak

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Oct 28, 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

Volvo P2 S60 Cup Holder Assembly Replacement

Posted by Jay VanGorden
on Oct 23, 2017
From 2001-2004 the Volvo S60 and Volvo V70 interior has been known for one infamous imperfection, it's cup holder. The Volvo S60 cup ... Read more

Topics: Volvo, Do-It-Yourself

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