Why are there air leaks in my Volvo?

Why are there air leaks in my Volvo?

Different years and models of Volvos can have common issues with intake system leaks. Even a tiny amount of unmetered air can have long-term consequences for the powertrain of an engine. We all know that larger vacuum leaks can cause problems like poor running, stalling and poor fuel economy.

What to do if your Volvo condenser is leaking?

We dive in to difficult to find ac leaks on this Volvo S60. With so many components of the ac system that could be leaking, we utilize an ac dye and an ac refrigerant leak detector to ultimately discover a defective ac condenser.

Where does the air come from in a Volvo?

One of the more common unmetered intake vacuum leaks you will see in older Volvo turbos will come from the hard plastic intake pipe that runs from the back of the air mass sensor to the turbo inlet. The plastic can distort and shrink over time, causing cracks and leakage from the fittings that are built into this pipe.

Why is my air conditioner not working on my Volvo?

Read below for instructions on recharging your Volvo’s AC. When the AC clutch doesn’t meet the belt correctly you’ll have similar symptoms to low refrigerant charge… warm air, revs dropping every 10 or 20 seconds, etc.. Here’s how to shim the AC clutch on an S60.

Where is the turbo boost sensor on a Volvo D12?

This D12 Turbo Boost Sensor will help in restore your fuel mileage if the sensor has not been functioning properly. This turbo boost sensor can be filled with soot which can lead to incorrect reading of the sensor. The sensor is located on the driver side right above the Engine ECU.

Why is oil in my air intake tube?

I found oil in my air intake tube from the the throttle body to the MAF sensor. Through some research the reason is that the engine has 2 pcv breather valves that will cause the issue due to the rear one being clogged up. Thanks! Loading…

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