Re: Volvo D3-110 Sensor - Spare Sensor Sets
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Thanks for your input. I’m try hard to find right contacts at VOLVO France but either no response or wrong question? So far I’m not happy with the feedback from Volvo.
I try with AMEL and GWEN Marine directly to find out more or getting the right path to that information.
BTW: it came to my mind that I owe you the Xantrex Parameter setting on my Boat. I will answer directly on your treat asap.
Von: "main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io" <main@AmelYachtOwners.groups.io> im Auftrag von Ulrich Michael Dangelmeyer <ulrich.dangelmeyer@...>
Dear Amelians with VP D3-110 C.. engines,
You have hit my nerve, your thought to have an assortment of the most important sensors with such a "modern" computerized engine, I had quite a while. We had an engine problem years ago in Greece where the local mechanics (not Volvo people, they were far away) did not get along. First they disassembled and cleaned the turbo, then checked the electronics with voltmeters...it was a nightmare. Last was tipped on the boost pressure sensor, which was oily and defective. But then had to be ordered in Sweden, because the Greek Volvo importer had none in stock. The sensor has cost double (about 280 €) and was mounted in half an hour. The whole hassle was for us then 3 weeks houseboat vacation. No engine, Not good. But the engine is now running fine.
Some time ago (our common concern about this issue) I then bought at a BOSCH car Service the appropriate BoostPressure sensor, suitable for the Volvo 5-cylinder engine. we checked all varieties.
Original BOSCH number 0 261 230 295. four-plug connection, 1 screw hole for mounting. Cost 48(!) Euro.
There was once a discussion in the forum about the matching sensor, I will soon take the new one to the ship and compare it with the defective one (I have kept). If it fits: Great. if not, he will be exchanged.
Hope that helps you further. If you get a parts list for the sensors through Volvo France, let me know. Maybe we can make a collective order for the other friends with this engine, we have synergies and can save a lot of money.(Like the passed order with UltraMarine Anchors, safe more than 1000€....)
Best regards, stay healthy and fair winds!
„Soleil Bleu“ A54#088 (with D3-110C engine)