Re: Porous blocks
Thanks, Scott. That would be different from the situation with the Toyota,
since this is the first one to show up. Looks like a casting defect in that
"Scott" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> The problem was with early ('91-'95) 960/S90 inline-6 blocks, and it was
> caused by an interaction between coolant and the alloy used in the block.
> These blocks literally corroded away. I believe that Volvo issued a
> recall' in the mid 1990's and ended up replacing quite a few engines that
> were still under warranty by virtue of this program.
> This should not be a problem that afflicts any of the 960/S90's which are
> currently on the road.
> "Michael Pardee" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> On a Toyota newsgroup I frequent an owner has been told by the dealer's
>> that his engine block was porous. IIRC there was a run of engines (was
>> in the 940s?) that were plagued by porosity and wondered if anybody had
>> information about how serious the problem is.