Volvo S80 Timing Belt, Water Pump, & Pulleys Replacement

Volvo S80 Timing Belt,  Water Pump, & Pulleys Replacement

This video will show you how to replace the timing belt, water pump, tensioner pulley and idler pulley on a 2004 Volvo S80 I5 2.5L Turbo with 124,000 miles. This replacement procedure can also be used on other Volvo vehicles such as the S60, S70, V40, V50, V70, XC70 and XC90 with the inline five cylinder engine. The camshaft and crankshaft seals were not replaced since they were not leaking and specialty tools would be needed to lock the camshaft to remove the variable valve timing camshaft sprockets. Paint alignment marks have been applied to the timing belt, camshaft sprockets and crankshaft sprocket to help you avoid doubt as the whether the new belt has been properly installed.

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Parts and Specialty Tools:

AISIN TKV-001 Engine Timing Belt Kit with Water Pump (Good OEM kit … comes with OEM Mitsuboshi Timing Belt, Aisin Water Pump & Koyo Bearings):

Bando Accessory Belt:

Serpentine Belt Removal Wrench:

Permatex Hi-Temp Red Form-A-Gasket Silicone Sealant:

Wire Cup Brush:

Mountain RM6 Chrome Metric Box Wrench Set

OEMTOOLS High Mass 6 Piece Crank Bolt Socket Set, 6 Pack

Mountain MTNRM1214 Ratcheting Double Box Flex Wrench, 12x14mm

Powered Impact Tool (not the one I used, but less expensive quality corded version):

Battery Electric – Milwaukee M18 FUEL 1/2″ Compact Impact Wrench (Tool Only)

Battery Electric – Milwaukee M18 FUEL 1/2″ Compact Impact Wrench with battery & charger

Electric Ratchet Wrench – M12 Fuel 3/8″ Ratchet (Bare Tool)

1400 lbs Electric Impact Wrench – Milwaukee 2767-20 M18 Fuel High Torque 1/2-Inch Impact Wrench with Friction Ring

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Everyday Projects says:

Excellent tutorial, Thanks!

Tony Quiles says:

Did you have to jack the engine up or take off the wheel?

Ruslan Axundov says:

Thanks for the video . Can I change my volvo s60 timing belt as this video ?

TheWawawoach says:

Do you think this the same process for a 2014 volvo s60 t5?

Roger Beaird says:

Ii m concerned about doing this by myself because I'm not ba mechanic you think I should try this at all?

Joshua Jensen says:

This is a great video! Thank you so much for posting your knowledge and tricks. I have done 2 belts on Volvo P1 2.5T's and I wondered the differences for my XC90, which is oil fouled and needs a camshaft seal. Excellent editing and keeping to the job at hand. God bless you!

Niddy Banks T.V says:

Like video but where is the freeze plugs located on the timing cover

Victor Garcia says:

Would you have a video or recommend someone with a video to replace a PCV valve thanks in advance

Victor Garcia says:

Well done video thank you so much I tried recording a video one time and it was extremely difficult, great job

Jelle Den Reijer says:

What size is the central nut of te crankshaft pully?

the stigs European cousin says:

Very helpfull! Thankyou!

jerhart1 says:

It looked like you installed the belt backwards… the grooves in the belt should run in the matching points on the pulley. It looked like the flat side of belt was running on the pulley. Did I see it wrong?

Michael Strong Bow says:

Great video, looks like this specific B5 engine has hydraulic valve cam timing for both intake and exhaust cams. Like the "R" engine, cool.

Cre8tvMG says:

3:01. Every home mechanic knows that sigh!

Nic Scharing says:

Did he disrupt the engine? I felt like his marks were wrong

Really Happenings says:

water pump bolts not precisely torqued or torqued in sequence. You know how to do the job but not refer to a service manual?

Really Happenings says:

NO STEEL BRUSH ON ALUMINUM BLOCK!!!! There are appropriate abrasives for machined alum surfaces.

Really Happenings says:

use soft hammer only on crank pulley

Really Happenings says:

tensioner removed improperly, it has a torx recess to relieve tension. you risked the pulley flying off up into your face

Tony de Llacer says:

Thanks for your video. Straight to the point and well made. Will help me do the job successfully.


Thanks fro this I have been looking for a T60 Torx inlet to loosen the tension, but no success. Now I know why. What size nut was this on tensioner?

Hour's Clothing says:

How do you know you didn’t bend anything internally

Taurian Harris says:

Deff thinking about doing this doesn’t look so hard but deff don’t have all them tools

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