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      Growling Sound on Acceleration

      Was driving my Sister's 2010 XC90 with 110k miles the other day. It drives fine but noticed that that when cruising along between 30mph to 60mph and I press the gas to accelerate there is a growling...
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      Thank you.

      Thank you.
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      My bad!! I didn't notice my rear passenger door...

      My bad!! I didn't notice my rear passenger door was ajar. All is well. Just curious if I'm supposed to have a horn confirmation too. Never had it since I got the car 4 years ago.
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      Lock Acknowledgement

      I just noticed that my lights don't flash anymore when I remotely lock the car. Could it be a blown fuse? If so which one? Thanks
    5. Thread: Synthetic oil

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      Took the leap and did it. I realized I was using...

      Took the leap and did it. I realized I was using semi- synthetic all along. Started with 5w30 high mileage full syn. But next one will be 0w 40. So far so good.
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      Sorry for the late reply but what did you think...

      Sorry for the late reply but what did you think of the Nighteye. Its the only one that was no fan..
    7. Thread: My 2007 XC70

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      You mentioned Synthetic oil. Did you just start...

      You mentioned Synthetic oil. Did you just start using it or has it always had it? If just started, any leaks?
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      Thanks for the responses.

      Thanks for the responses.
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      You won't go wrong with the WizGear holder. Very...

      You won't go wrong with the WizGear holder. Very simple and works. Amazon.
    10. Thread: Synthetic oil

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      Yes I agree. I have a 96 MB C220 with 330k miles....

      Yes I agree. I have a 96 MB C220 with 330k miles. Had a tick. I started using 15W-40 and it disappeared.
    11. Thread: Synthetic oil

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      Synthetic oil

      Sorry if this has been asked before but I've always wondered if I should try Synthetic oil on my xc70 which has now 128k. Has anyone done this more recently? Just concerned that it may develop oil...
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      Thanks for the thorough reply. Will definitely...

      Thanks for the thorough reply. Will definitely keep it in mind. Haven't bought anything from them. Its just they have decent YouTube videos.
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      Does the XC70 differential have a relief valve?

      Does the XC70 differential have a relief valve?
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      I got this done the other day. Wasn't to...

      I got this done the other day. Wasn't to difficult. Used a 12v extraction pump. Can even do it without jacking the car. As far as oil level, I have read here various comments about it being 0.7 or...
    15. Thread: Wheel Bearings

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      Got the SKF rear bearing yesterday from FCP....

      Got the SKF rear bearing yesterday from FCP. Replaced them and now smooth as silk. I prepped the rear wheels the day before and was sitting in my driveway on jacks overnight. Took the time to really...
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      1A Auto Question

      Has anyone bought parts from 1A Auto? If so, how did they hold up? Noticed the also offer lifetime warranty and do not require a deposit when sending replacement parts.

      Bearings?
      Suspension?...
    17. How have the bearings held up? I'll be doing mine...

      How have the bearings held up? I'll be doing mine here soon. Looking at getting them from FCP Euro. Probably SKF for rear and FAG for front. Right rear is making noise. Left front just starting.
    18. Thread: Wheel Bearings

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      Wheel Bearings

      Had dealer diagnose rear noise and it came back as right rear bearing. If one is bad I might just do both. Anyone used any brand besides Volvo? This car has only 125k miles. I have a 96 MB C220 with...
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      Has anyone done this? I checked the fill location...

      Has anyone done this? I checked the fill location yesterday and its a bit tough to get to. With some difficulty, I could reach the 13mm plug with 3/8 drive socket attached to a swivel. I did get a...
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      How about the other brands?

      How about the other brands?
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      Rear Differential Oil Question

      I would like to change rear differential oil of the XC70. Do i Have to use the Volvo oil or can I use Red Line, Valvoline or Mobil 1 Synthetic? I read the weight is 75W-90?

      Volvo does not say if...
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      Transmission Oil Level Question

      Hi All. I did a drain and fill on the transmission oil on the XC70. I drained just under 4 quarts. After refilling it the oil level is just above the HOT line, maybe about half of a centimeter. When...
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      286 mm

      So I called both dealer and FCP and thy told me my rotors are 286 mm according to VIN.

      Ordered Zimmerman rotors Akebono pad kit. Also ordered sway bar links since old ones are now rattling.
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      Brake Rotor Question

      I want to replace my front rotors. Planning on getting it from FCP. Notice there are different sizes. How do I know which size is mine? Also, between Zimmerman, Brembo and Meyle, which one is better?...
    25. Thread: Suspension

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      What does riding great mean on an XC?

      What does riding great mean on an XC?
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      I have an 04 XC70 with 120k and my suspension is...

      I have an 04 XC70 with 120k and my suspension is doing fine. Its a bit rough on bumpy roads but its always been that way. Rides great on the hiway.
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      FCP has lifetime warranty for everything they...

      FCP has lifetime warranty for everything they sell btw.
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      Just wondering.... why did you replace them? I...

      Just wondering.... why did you replace them? I usually buy my import parts here:
      https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/volvo-cv-axle-shaft-gkn-8252046...
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      Very nice work!!! Still not clear on the spare...

      Very nice work!!! Still not clear on the spare tire mount. Something I might want to do too. Is that a custom design bracket for the spare tire?
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      I would be surprised if its the dust shield....

      I would be surprised if its the dust shield. Thats usually a scraping sound. It probably has something to do with the axle replacement. Something is not lined up properly. I assume we are talking...
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