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      My fire department bought a $1.2 million rig in...

      My fire department bought a $1.2 million rig in 2018. Overall, it is well made. Nonetheless, it is made by humans and stupid stuff still happens that has to be covered under warranty. I do not...
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      I do have the tire protection plan. I am only...

      I do have the tire protection plan. I am only parroting what the service advisor said.
    3. If there is a problem with bolt torque on the...

      If there is a problem with bolt torque on the suspension, I recommend that you also list a complaint with NHTSA at safercar.gov. If enough concerns are raised, NHTSA may be able to open an...
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      My dealer’s concern was that the foam would not...

      My dealer’s concern was that the foam would not adhere after the repair so they just replaced the tire under warranty.
    5. Thread: Gas Mileage

      by rdr854
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      We have an S60 R Design T5. Cumulative mpg is...

      We have an S60 R Design T5. Cumulative mpg is currently 22.7 mpg with 1,000 miles on the odometer. Mostly driven around town - short trips. As a result, the auto start stop usually does not work. ...
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      On my 2003 V70, Volvo got me out of the car. ...

      On my 2003 V70, Volvo got me out of the car. Only had to pay for the mileage on the car up and until the first warranty ticket per VA lemon law. I did it without an attorney.

      I think that if you...
    7. Yes, the windows are similar, but different. ...

      Yes, the windows are similar, but different. Which window are you concerned about?
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      Concur. A plug patch is the best way. Also, if...

      Concur. A plug patch is the best way. Also, if you have noise cancelling tires, it may not be feasible to repair because of the foam. I had a flat late last year and the Volvo dealer insisted on...
    9. Enjoy it and use it in good health.

      Enjoy it and use it in good health.
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      If they told you, it wouldn’t be a secretly...

      If they told you, it wouldn’t be a secretly hidden compartment. All kidding aside, the V90 has one too (but not the S60). It is located on the lower left of the dash, sort of near the knee bolster....
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      I have a 2018 V90 and a 2019 S60 and do not...

      I have a 2018 V90 and a 2019 S60 and do not notice any material difference between the Sensus systems in the two cars - aside from features that were not included in the S60 since did not get the...
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      For me it was about whether it would fit in the...

      For me it was about whether it would fit in the garage. The LWB is just too long do work. No room to get in the house from the garage. An New SWB may have been just the ticket, but since it is not...
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      The OP purchased his car in Maryland. It’s a...

      The OP purchased his car in Maryland. It’s a Maryland temp tag.
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      I understand the SOFA aspect, and that is why we...

      I understand the SOFA aspect, and that is why we had a US spec Volvo in Europe that was bought through Military Sales. Nonetheless, about 20K miles in, we started having fuel injector or throttle...
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      I was a military dependent in Germany and Belgium...

      I was a military dependent in Germany and Belgium for the late 1970s and 1980s. My parents had a Volvo 244 DL. While there were plenty of US spec Volvos running around, getting parts for a US car...
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      The most important thing is that you and your...

      The most important thing is that you and your family are safe.

      Work with your insurance carrier. I recently had a brand new car with 140 miles on the odometer when I hit a deer at night (first...
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      I have gotten significant savings from MSRP when...

      I have gotten significant savings from MSRP when buying left over models -- especially since Volvo did not have anything more than a $1k or $2K loyalty incentive on the current model year cars when I...
    18. For those who are interested, here is the...

      For those who are interested, here is the translation from Google Translate:


      The complete collapse of road and tram traffic in the very center of Zagreb occurred on Friday at around 7 pm after a...
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      Thanks. Mine is a higher sequence number.

      Thanks. Mine is a higher sequence number.
    20. I would not be surprised if both vehicles were...

      I would not be surprised if both vehicles were totaled/write offs. The BMW likely has unibody damage and suspension damage as well as blown air bags. The Volvo has front end and possibly side...
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      What was the VIN sequence for the standard sport...

      What was the VIN sequence for the standard sport chassis? Mine is a fairly low sequence number.
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      I did not think you were. I just wanted to be...

      I did not think you were. I just wanted to be clear that I recognize and respect that it is your choice, just like the T5 is my choice for a variety of reasons (even though I have driven the T6 as a...
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      No, I have not been in an S90. When I bought my...

      No, I have not been in an S90. When I bought my V90, there was a $10K discount on the wagon as a left over and Volvo had a very small incentive for the 2018 S90 - so it was not considered. When I...
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      Sounds like you need a Suburban. And yes, I have...

      Sounds like you need a Suburban. And yes, I have a current gen Suburban and it is very nice even though it is a base LT. All kidding aside, I think the first consideration is driver comfort with...
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      I have an S60 and V90. My 21 year old twins who...

      I have an S60 and V90. My 21 year old twins who are at least 6’2” tall easily fit in the back seat of the V90 without an issue. I would recommend that you bring your teen age boys for a long test...
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      My two OSDs in 2003 following 9-11 were direct...

      My two OSDs in 2003 following 9-11 were direct ships, but I did not get the red plates or other paraphernalia. I did, however, get the agreed upon price.
    27. Thread: Map updates

      by rdr854
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      I’ve been able to do it over the air in my car as...

      I’ve been able to do it over the air in my car as long as it can connect. I now only down load the portions of the country that I might need.
    28. It’s funny. I read somewhere that folks in the...

      It’s funny. I read somewhere that folks in the US want EU style lights while folks in the EU want US lighting with the amber markers, etc. No one can win.
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      Are Volvos supposed to come with leather cleaning...

      Are Volvos supposed to come with leather cleaning wipes?
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      And, of course left overs that never sold. One...

      And, of course left overs that never sold. One local dealer has 4 or 5.
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