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Volvo s60 oil puoring out underneath vehicle just checked levels and were fine then oil light came looked underneath and just dripping out going to find out from were

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Bad oil seals on your camshafts is your issue regards Chris

Posted on Mar 26, 2017

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SOURCE: volvo s60 abs systems

it is most likely that the abs module is faulty,, if the fault codes are read and it shows a fault with the right rear sensor then the module is faulty,,they usually go wrong at about 110//140k

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Porsche 944 S2 inaccurate petrol gauge reading and oil level warning light

This is not a known solution, but in general these cars suffer from voltage and current drops on electrical connections due to corrosion on contact surfaces. I cannot remember the number of times I have read about electrical problems on these cars, and the problem was usually solved by cleaning the electrical contacts or replacing a relay going bad (BTW, this car does use a lot of relays however I doubt there is one in the fuel gauge circuit).

Also, I have a spare gauge cluster for the 944 and when I look at it, there are some resistors on the "printed circuit" piece. If one of those were to lose tolerance, or burn open, it would no doubt have an effect on the accuracy of the circuit. I would check out that circuitry and test the resistor values as a last resort -- it is not likely the gauge itself if it is working at all. However, before doing that I would clean the electrical contacts thoroughly. I have not tried to gain access to the wiring harnesses for the gauge cluster while it is in the car, but I doubt it is possible. So, if you have exhausted all other ideas go to the Clark's Garage site for instructions on how to remove the dash, and just follow the portion that applies to removing the gauge cluster. Go to the local electronics hobbyist store, or online, and obtain a good contact cleaner and clean all of the electrical contacts while also looking for loose or broken wires. NOTE: Be careful and gentle dealing with the plastic connectors on these cars as they tend to be brittle and little tabs break off easily if man-handled. Go slow, be in the right frame of mind and use good lighting so that you can see what you are doing.

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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SOURCE: Replace timing belt on Volvo S60

There is no room for error...... Zero clearance. If off one tooth it can and will bend valves. if you are one that just feels the need to get alittle dirty or just can't pay for the service, then get out your Haynes out and turn to .....Tune up, and look at replacing timming belt. Get a cam gear tool that locks them into place so as that they will not move when u have them lined up. make sure they are lined up with marks as said in book. then make sure crank as well as all marks are lined up acordingly. make sure belt marks are lined up with everything. i would reccomend using a volvo belt though cause it will have all the marks on it.However other company's make good quality belts also at a fraction of the price. So it is really up to you.
Good thing when doing timming belt is to also change out your timming belt tensioner. YES do this it will save you a engine in the long run. it is a moving part that will go bad, it will freeze up and snap timming belt. rip out teeth in thebelt and bend valves. So as a gen rule...When you change timming belt, Change belt tensioner at same time since you cant just change tensioner without changing or getting timming belt off. Remember to use your HAYNES. It is your friend and will save you money in the long run. Good luck... Hope this helps you.

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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SOURCE: check engine light code PO442

You likely won't notice any drivability problems. P0442 indicates a fuel vapor leak in the EVAP control system. It means a very small leak has been detected. In fact, the leak can be from a hole as small as 0.04" in diameter. 
The (EVAP) emission control system prevents the escape of fuel vapors from a vehicle's fuel system. Fuel vapors are routed by hoses to a charcoal canister for storage.
Later, when the engine is running a purge control valve opens allowing intake vacuum to siphon the fuel vapors into the engine.

With a P0442, the most common repair is to Remove and reinstall the gas cap, clear the codes, and drive for a day and see if the codes come back. Otherwise, replace the gas cap, or Inspect the EVAP system for cuts/holes in tubes/hoses.

Good luck and hope this helps

Posted on May 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Volvo S60 sensor ?

Sounds like an oxygen sensor (there are two). I had a recent problem where I had a rough idle and my S60 continued to stall out. Turned out to be the rear oxygen sensor. After replacement, car idles nicely and car drives normally.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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I have a s60 parked it in car park Friday PM came back to puddle under radiator drove slowly home (only 1 mile) warning coolant low on dash. Filled up with antifreeze/water mix to max level once cooled...


The low coolant sensor is in the resivor where you put the coolant in. Since you drove it such a short distance the thermostat probably did not open to allow the coolant to pass. There is a skid plate underneath the car you can remove to find the source of the leak.

Jun 13, 2017 | 2001 Volvo S60

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Is there any problem that i should look for in buying one please


Hi, volvo's have pretty solid engines so unless you hear an load knocking noises coming from the engine or blue smoke coming out the exhaust you should be ok engine wise, but here is a list of things you should check
1, listen for knocking sounds from engine
2, look for blue color smoke coming out of exhaust, if you see blue smoke then walk away as it means engine needs rebuilding.
3, check the oil, check oil level and color if their is anything that looks like mayonaise then this means head gasket has gone and needs replacing this can be expensive, if the oil level is ok and looks ok then the engine should be fine.
4 have a good look around engine for oil or water leaks check on floor under engine for signs of oil or water dripping off engine,
5, check all wheel arches for signs of rust
6. go gor drive and test the brakes and check all the gears including revers as gear box work can be expensive.
7 check the car will turn left and right on full lock and listne for any knocking noise whilst turning round islands etc this could mean drive shaft or gearbox trouble
8 listen for knocking noises going over bumps if your hear any then this would mean ball joints need replacing, not that expensive to do but you could use this to lower the price f it does knock.
9 check all the lights and switches work inside the car.

that list should give you a good idea of what to look for if you have any concernes walk away their are plenty of other cars out their. have a look underneath at the floor to check for corrosion as it would be expensive to get the floor welded up and also ask about service history.

let me know if you need further assistance ok

May 29, 2010 | 1989 Volvo 240

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Every how long should you change oil on a volvo s60 2008


every 12 months / 18000 miles wichever is soonest
use 0w30 long life oil check level weekly

Apr 24, 2010 | 2008 Volvo S60

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Hard starting and fuel leakage


I also have 03 s60 and having hard starting prob. Checked online and there's a recall on bad fuel pumps - ID # 47035 and Engine cooling recall ID# 26278 so go to your volvo dealer and have them fix this recall for free. I'll be going tues. - just saw these recalls today. As for the leak, let them take a look at it and ask for a quote then shop online for better deals. Good luck

Mar 03, 2010 | 2003 Volvo S60

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Fuel leaking from underneath vehicle and hard starting. Must prime in order to start. Fuel leaks especially when more fuel is added to tank.


You know that's not normal and should have a pro shop to look at it ASAP. If danger flags tell you what level of caution should be taken, this one is the Red that could ignite even from static electricity.

Mar 03, 2010 | 2003 Volvo S60

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Where do u check the level


Levels:
Transmission fluid level:
The transmission dipstick tube looks like a slightly large oil dispstick tube. It is located near the firewall on the drivers side.
Set parking /emergency brake.
With engine warm and running, pull dipstick and clean off with rag. Insert disptick and pull out. Check fluid level.
To add transmission fluid, use the same dipstick tube and a kitchen funnel (good time to purchase a new funnel for the kitchen). Auto stores also sell "special" funnels with a short rubber hose attached to the end.
Not all transmission fluid is the same. Purchase only the one made for your vehicle (Volvo?)
I hope it was the transmission fluid level that you needed.

Oct 01, 2009 | 2004 Volvo S60

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2001 S60 5cyl has check engine light and emission service system required light. When put into drive engine just revs


the throttle may need cleaned as well as pcv system and updated software installed in throttle best to go to volvo if the throttle doesnt respond to new software then a new throttle is needed you cannot go used as the vin of the vehicle is encoded so there will be an issue with communication with all other modules in vehicle

Jul 21, 2009 | 2001 Volvo S60

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Where is the oil filter located on a 2007 volvo s60?


I am possitive that this particular vehicle uses a cartridge type filter it is under the hood and you have to remove part of the air intake duct. Looks like a black cap with a hex shape head on top to remove it it is either a 32 or 36mm. socket is required to remove

Jul 08, 2009 | 2007 Volvo S60 T5 Sedan

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Oil in the water system


a strong possibility of what is wrong with your car is a head gasket problem i would suggest that that is the next thing that you have checked out

Oct 04, 2008 | 2001 Volvo S60

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