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by Dungbeetle
23 May 2018 19:43
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Re: Opinions on 98 Y61 4.2 non turbo

I called the local agents here asking for a 300k service kits and breakdown of what should be changed. Filters and fluids obviously. Sump Plug. Front and Rear Pads/Shoes. Is that all? I was shock that the pads are over R 2 000 a pair, rear a little more. What else should be serviced? I'm pretty ana...
by gupster
23 May 2018 18:57
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Re: Opinions on 98 Y61 4.2 non turbo

Hi Oscar and welcome to the forum. One thing that has not been mentioned in the posts is rust. I see the truck comes from the Ugu area and its gets quite salty there. I live across the road from the beach in Hibberdene and my previously immaculate Volvo started to show signs of rust within a year of...
by ricster
24 May 2018 10:07
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Re: Opinions on 98 Y61 4.2 non turbo

hmmmm.... the TD42's are thirsty for oil. Ok bare in mind mine has the turbo and an extra external oil cooler, so mine takes 12L per oil change. I would think that the N/A TD42 will be about 11-ish L, but not sure. I always buy 3 x 5L of oil to be sure. I like to drain the oil the night before I do ...
by ces
31 May 2018 19:39
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Re: Opinions on 98 Y61 4.2 non turbo

Dagsê! OK, I think you have enough technical advice! One thing I have learnt is that the okes on this forum are well informed, and not afraid to share their opinion. They are also not shy to help. :thumbup: I bought my 1997 (probably imported) n/a 4.2D 18 months ago, "blind" - never saw it or drove ...