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Volvo Engine Service

There are many combinations for the Volvo modular engine.

Aisin Warner Transmissions

Here’s how all the aspects of Aisin six-speed transmissions work together to provide a well-functioning and durable repair.

UTI’s Automotive Program Outfitted With Volvo Vehicles

The new cars will support UTI’s hands-on training with Volvo’s advanced technologies.

Understanding Volvo Flame Trap Service Challenges

The main problem with the trap is that it can clog and cause high crankcase pressures.

Volvo Modular Engine Service

There are many combinations for the Volvo modular engine. The seven digit sequence can tell you more about the engine than the VIN. The number is typically on a sticker on the timing belt cover or stamped on to a flat spot on the block on the firewall side.

NREL/Volvo Partnership Demonstrates Approach To Quantify Automated Vehicle Fuel Savings

Automated control of cars may enable drivers to rack up more fuel savings than if they were completely in charge, according to a new study conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Volvo Cars.

Volvo XC40 Wins Japan’s Car Of The Year 2018

The vote counting started off as a battle between the Volvo XC40 and the Toyota Corolla Sport. After the XC40 picked up an early lead, the Corolla came back midway through counting to briefly overtake the Swedish car before the Volvo accelerated away to win by 49 votes, 363 to 314 votes respectively.

Snap-on Now Offers PRO-LINK Ultra Diagnostic Scan Tool Software For Volvo And Mack Engines

This v.3.0 software offers coverage for EPA 2007 and EPA 2010 in addition to updated EPA 2013 versions with OEM-provided data.

Raybestos Adds New Import Coverage To Master Cylinder Line

These additions increase import coverage for a variety of vehicle makes, including Honda, Isuzu, Kia, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota and Volvo.

Volvo To Offer Smartphone App To Replace Car Keys By 2017

Volvo customers will be offered an application for their mobile phones to replace the physical key with a digital key. The innovative Bluetooth-enabled digital key technology will offer Volvo customers far more flexibility, enabling them to benefit from entirely new ways to use and share cars.

Volvo AWD With Active On Demand Coupling

One of the first problems we saw in Volvo’s early cars was a failure of the coupling sleeve between the transmission and the angle gear, which sends power to the rear wheel, says Import Specialist ­Contributor Bob Howlett, who takes a look at Volvo AWD with Active On Demand units.

New Snap-on Specialty Tool For Mack, Volvo Trucks

The Snap-on 1/2-inch drive 14mm 6-point Impact Socket (S6314) is a new, durable specialty tool for Mack and Volvo trucks that allows service technicians to easily remove and install the camshaft cap bolts on trucks with the MP8 series engine. “The S6314 features deeper broach depth, which is critical to the application to accommodate the