The Volvo D24 and D24T Cruise Control (CC) throttle spools are notorious for their high failure rate. The natural shake and rattle of the D24 and D24T engines cause the CC throttle spools to vibrate and thus to wear rapidly. If neglected for too long, the bushings wear out, then the spindles start to wear, and before too long, the whole assembly becomes unusable, and must either be replaced or taken to a machine shop for repair. Today’s post shows how to repair the D24 and D24T CC throttle spools and how to modify them to greatly reduce the rate of wear.
For 1985-1992 Volvo 740 and 940 series, there seems to be considerable confusion regarding which exhaust pipe fits which Naturally Aspirated (NA) engine. This post is an attempt to sort through the numerous sources (sometimes conflicting) and present the facts in an understandable, and I hope, reliable form. Continue reading
This post is a plea for help. Continue reading
I now have available reproduction Power Steering Pump Brackets for Volvo D24 and D24T engines as used in the North American Market for the Volvo 240 and 700-series from 1979 through 1986. These brackets replace Volvo Part Number 1328517-7, used on the 240-series, and Part Number 1257805-0, used on the 700-series. Continue reading
Today (Sept 1, 2016) I received the following e-mail (below the row of xxx’s) from “firstname.lastname@example.org” regarding a post that had just been made to this thread:
This post will be of interest to an extremely limited number of people, but I had a few requests for pictures, so figured I might as well. Continue reading
In Memoriam: JRC, Unity, Maine, December 27, 1949 – October 30, 2014.
This post describes, in general terms, how to rebuild a Pierburg vacuum pump as used on Volvo D24 and D24T engines from 1979 to 1986 in North America and through the 1996 model year in Europe. Continue reading