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Curtis, Australia Car Mechanic
Category: Australia Car
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Experience:  Qualified Automotive Mechanic, LPG & Airconditioning Diagnostic Technician.
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Volvo V70 VVt issue : 2000 : The garage has replaced the two

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Volvo V70 VVt issue
JA: What is the model/year of your Volvo?
Customer: 2000
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: The garage has replaced the two Oxygen sensors and fitted a replacement Catalytic Converter to help get the motor performing normally, the performance had improved but the timing is variable and faulty
JA: What happens when you step on the gas? Do you notice a rough idle?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: the timing g works sort of Ok when the car is first warmed up. but if I stop for a while and start again the timing is hopeles
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Car
Expert:  indy-tech replied 1 year ago.

Hi .

Do you have any malfunction codes .

Is the check engine light ON when the engine is running .

Besides replacing the sensors and cats was any engine work done .

What condition is the engine oil in ,Very black?