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Question Asked: ok.this one is a killer..after starting ..the starter keeps turning.blew #6 fuse
December 06, 2012, 03:23 PM
smoked after blown fuse..try to turn off..keeped turning,,now replaced fuse,, will not start,,..
Question Answered: ETM Replacement
December 06, 2012, 04:27 PM
look at your oil trap,,it is a cause for all the above problems..just pull yourdipstick ..if u c smoke and blowby..sluge..well,thats your problem..
Question Answered: repair and maintenance costs
December 06, 2012, 04:25 PM
well..if you want to keep her..runnig great and long ,,i say 1200..1500..including oil changes ,tire rotations etc, ect..
Question Answered: ENGINE SLUDGE
December 06, 2012, 04:20 PM
check your oil trap..if u have smoke coming out of your dipstick and it wont idle right..its clogged..shame on the dealer.they need to look into this..
Question Answered: timing belt &water pump
December 06, 2012, 04:12 PM
thats fine..105k is the service limit..get it done,, have your piece of mind..
Question Answered: Correcting oil leak - cam seals / timming belt water pump
December 06, 2012, 04:08 PM
o yeah..your oil trap is clogged ,,thats why it blew the cam seals..if your going do a belt ,,do everything related, the seal are 200/300 job..but if the tech is doing the belt and pump..he /she ..they should do a lil discount,,,
Question Answered: car surging when foot not on gas
December 06, 2012, 04:03 PM
check oil trap..
Question Answered: car surges
December 06, 2012, 04:02 PM
please check your oil trap..if inop..it will send oil vapor under pressure thu your engine .you will get surges and it will trip a code,,
Question Answered: timing belt
December 06, 2012, 03:59 PM
water pump,,idler pulley..and cam seals,their in the same area, plus is not hard to replace..
Question Answered: when should timing belt be replaced?
December 06, 2012, 03:55 PM
105k...be safe..not sorry..vavle job is very high on 5 cyl. volvo.. just get r done..and enjoy another 100k..
Question Answered: when is it best to get a belt and a water pump?
December 06, 2012, 03:52 PM
its time..better safe than out of 1800, for valve service,,,
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