XC90

Replace Volvo XC90 engine mounts

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Required Tools Metric sockets ⅜” and ½” drive Extensions You’ll need to be able to reach ~ 18” Ratcheting wrenches Torx bits Torque wrenches ⅜” and ½” drive Engine support bar I used Harbor Freight part #96524 Jacks You’ll probably want two of them Jack-stands Parts (2004 XC90, 2.5T) Engine mounting, upper 8649597 Engine pad […]

S80

Volvo XC90 & S80 V8 – Spark Plug Replacement

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Time to change spark plugs has come. The job is to be relatively easy. Like most things with the V8, it seems access is the biggest hurdle for maintenance work. The front bank of plugs couldn’t have been easier. The back is easy, but you’re doing lots of reaching and you can only kind of see […]

XC90

Transmission oil cooler

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When you need transmission cooler? For some markets and engine alternatives, an oil cooler is factory-fitted.1 When towing a camper or when driving with similar heavy loads, the fluid temperature in the automatic transmission could rise to high values and cause overheating. Thus when a towbar is mounted on a car with automatic transmission, the […]

XC90

Oil replace in Angle Gear and Rear Differencial

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Parts Front Axel Transmission oil 1L – P/N 31259380 (or replacement SAE 75W-90) Rear Axel Transmision oil 1L – P/N 1161620 (or replace SAE80W) Instruction Front Front angle axle (gear) is attached to the transmission. Remove the drain plug marked 7 on above picture. Suck the oil with a small hose and a syringe. It should be around […]