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Vibration and noise at 40mph and around 1500rpm, feel like exhaust system, but hard to see before the catalytic, it feel so bad, side and rear mount looks good. Could it be inside the engine or transmission? Dealer told me it was the axle, replaced it myself with aftermarket part, but still.

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SOURCE: 2001 S60 Volvo Engine Mount

yes,, do exactly as you describe

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SOURCE: rear knocking sound volvo 850 estate

change shocks ,normaly its only one tha cause the problem but you have to change both

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SOURCE: Vovo XC90 Engine light is on

You are correct. Spray with some wd40 before trying to remove as it will help getting it out.

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SOURCE: vibration on 1985 740gle

Volvo claims that if you don't put them back just as you took them off, this will happen. You probably should pull it again, replace the U-joints and then attempt to put the shaft back as it was originally.

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SOURCE: Black smoke from exhaust and engine puttering

u have to sew the dealer for that. every body knows that f thers black smoke from the exaust then ur burning engine oil with the fuel and that could be cos of worn out piston rings or the pistons.

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