VIDEO: How To Replace Side Marker Lights - Volvo S60, S80, V70, XC70, XC90

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Though the styling may be questionable, side marker lights are actually required by law here in the United States. If your side marker lights have gone out, separated, or are just falling apart, a ...

How The Volvo Community Helped Fix My Broken V70R In Less Than 24 Hours

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Simply put, I have suffered a major setback on the Volvo V70R. One of my cars rolled out of my garage, down a steep incline (my driveway), straight into my Volvo V70R.  The Subaru community is known ...

How To (Safely) Get More Power Out Of Your Volvo V70R

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Modifying a car, whether it be for better power, handling, reliability or even fuel economy, comes with compromises. Usually, if you increase one, you decrease the other. For example, better fuel ...

How To "Stage Zero" Your Volvo V70R

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  Whenever you buy a used car, it's advisable to do a quick "tune up." What's entailed in that tune up depends entirely on the make and model vehicle, but on a Volvo V70R, it's actually all pretty ...

Why The Volvo V70R Is A Better Performance Project Car Than A BMW E46 M3

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If you're looking to purchase your first go-fast project car, there is one candidate that repeatedly comes to mind—an E46 M3. Widely regarded as the last "true" M3, the combination of the chassis, ...

VIDEO: Volvo Oil Pan Kit- Really Quick Product Review - (S60, V70)

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Welcome to Really Quick Product Reviews, a new series where members of the FCP Euro staff quickly review key parts and kits in our catalog. This week, Volvo Catalog Manager Jay Van Gorden walks us ...

VIDEO: Volvo V8 Timing Cover Seal Kit - Really Quick Product Review (XC90, S80, 4.4L V8)

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Volvo Product Manager Jay VanGorden is here to show our the timing cover seal kit that he personally assembled for his 4.4L V8. ...

Here's Why Volvos Are Considered Safe

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I recently stumbled upon a YouTube video of a violent crash between a 2008-2016 Volvo XC70 wagon and a transport truck traveling at full speed. Miraculously, the driver of the Volvo was okay. You ...

Why This $5000 1990 Volvo 740 16-Valve Wagon Was The Best Deal On The Internet

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Bring a Trailer has been a wonderful waste of time during my lunch hours. When I need a break from the every day grind, I pop open BAT and look at cars I can't normally afford. But recently, a ...

How To Rebuild And Refresh Brake Caliper Pistons On Your Car

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When a car sits outside for an extended period of time, it's good to follow a list of things to check and/or repair. I have grown fond of my Volvo for being able to start up after lying dormant for a ...

How To Quickly And Inexpensively Repair A Cracked Exhaust

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Some of us, logically, like to fix things properly the first time. These are the same type of people who carry a bottle of spray detailer with them in the car in case a bird decides to defecate on a ...

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 ...

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