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Rear bump stop renewal

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Old Dec 5th, 2020, 12:03   #1
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Default Rear bump stop renewal

After a few days in the P2 section with no comments, I hope you don't object to me cross posting here an AWD car issue...

My V70 AWD is splitting the rear bump rubbers ( item 19 on the attached drawing) Anyone ever replaced these items. Vida shows the attached drawing under the spares tab, but under the replacement tab item 19 is shown as a bolt through item, which it is not.
I suspect they will be a little similar to replacing a brake piston seal, in that you have to go round and round pushing it a little further down until its seated into a retaining groove. Knowledge of this fact would be appreciated.

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Old Mar 3rd, 2021, 22:12   #2
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If Iíve been able to link it, have a look at this thread.

https://www.volvoforums.org.uk/index.php

Itís concerning my daughterís XC70 and the bump stops (helper springs) are mounted on the upper part of the suspension, but the principle may be the same. I havenít yet tried to fit the new ones and the car has just been MOTíd and they werenít mentioned at all.

https://www.volvoforums.org.uk/showthread.php?t=303187

Seems to have worked this time but not sure how.
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Thanks Ian, a lad came back to me in the P2 section telling me they were a "push fit" and locate with a lip in a groove.

I have not got around to doing job yet - more pressing this keep cropping up.
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