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3.0 T6 & 3.2i Accessory Belt Drive/READ Refresh Kit (early 6cyl)

IPD Kit Builder - K22740

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Initial Kit Builder price is based on defaults and will change based on selections you make below.
Accessory Belt
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  • Auxiliary Serpentine Drive Belt for Volvo - CRP - 6K1200 - 31251046 - 123922In Stock+$13.95More info
  • Auxiliary Serpentine Drive Belt - Genuine Volvo - 30757007 - 234798Available to Order (Typically ships within a few days)+$45.57More info
Accessory Belt Idler
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  • Drive Belt Idler Pulley for Volvo - Aftermarket - V480166 - 31401193 - 140444In Stock+$12.95More info
  • 3.2i & 3.0 T6 Accessory Drive/READ Belt Idler for Volvo - Vaico - V480166 - 31401193 - 140965In Stock+$24.95More info
  • Drive Belt Idler Pulley - Genuine Volvo - 31401193 - 235368Available to Order (Typically ships within a few days)+$64.83More info
Accessory Belt Tensioner
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  • Belt Tensioner - P3 S60 S80 V60 V70 XC60 XC70 - P2 XC90 for Volvo - Aftermarket - 30777695 - 31401286 - 140443Available to Order (Typically ships within two weeks)+$46.95More info
  • 3.0 T6 & 3.2i Accessory Belt Tensioner for Volvo - INA - 5340324100 - 31401286 - 140966In Stock+$63.95More info
  • Belt Tensioner - Genuine Volvo - 31401286 - 235369Available to Order (Typically ships within a few days)+$106.88More info
Accessory Belt Decoupler/Lower Pulley (optional)
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  • 3.0 3.2 SI6 Accessory Belt One-Way Decoupler Pulley for Volvo - INA - 5350195100 - 31316803 - 140470In Stock+$158.95More info
  • 3.0 3.2 SI6 Accessory Belt One-Way Decoupler Pulley - Genuine Volvo - 31316803 - 235238Available to Order (Typically ships within a few days)+$323.67More info
Accessory Belt Decoupler Pulley Toolkit (optional)
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  • Alternator & Accessory Pulley Tool Kit for Volvo - Aftermarket - 140960In Stock+$32.95More info
Accessory Belt Decoupler Seal (optional)
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  • Timing Cover/Accessory Pulley Decoupler Seal 3.0 3.2 6 Cylinder for Volvo - Mahle - 813931100 - 30711317 - 140401Available to Order (Typically ships within a few days)+$17.95More info
  • 3.2i & 3.0 T6 Accessory Belt Pulley Seal - Genuine Volvo - 30711317 - 234649Available to Order (Typically ships within a few days)+$13.99More info
  • Timing Cover/Accessory Pulley Decoupler Seal 3.0 3.2 6 Cylinder for Volvo - Victor reinz - 813931100 - 30711317 - 140971Available to Order (Typically ships within a few days)+$11.95More info
Accessory Belt Decoupler Seal Tool (optional)
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  • Alternator Decoupler Seal Installation Tool 3.0 3.2 6 Cyl - Genuine Volvo - 9997265 - 140961In Stock+$52.20More info
Water Pump (optional)
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  • 3.2i & 3.0 T6 (early) Water Pump Kit w/Coupler, Seals & Bolts for Volvo - Aftermarket - 26439000 - 31219000 - 140972Available to Order (Typically ships within a few days)+$79.95More info
  • Water Pump Kit - P2 P3 6 Cylinder - Genuine Volvo - 31219000 - 120901Available to Order (Typically ships within a few days)+$186.69More info
Water Pump Spring-Loaded Coupling (optional)
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  • Water Pump Coupling/Mounting Flange for Volvo - MTC - 171209 - 31219096 - 125504In Stock+$38.95More info
  • Water Pump Coupling/Mounting Flange - Genuine Volvo - 31219096 - 124861In Stock+$77.11More info
Coolant (optional)
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  • Pentosin Pentofrost NF Coolant Concentrate, 1.5L - 8114117 - 31439821 - 140852In Stock+$26.78More info
  • Antifreeze Coolant Concentrate - Genuine Volvo - 31439821 - 124604In Stock+$21.19More info
  • Premix 50/50 Antifreeze/Coolant - Aisin - ACB003 - 31439821 - 139983Available to Order (Typically ships within two weeks)+$35.98More info
Our Item Number
K22740
Product Group
REPAIR & MAINTENANCE

Product Description

Description

When Volvo was developing their "short six" 3.2i and 3.0 T6 engines for transverse installation in engine bays, the accessory belt drive was relocated from the front (left) end of the engine to the rear (right) end, above the transmission. Putting belt-driven accessories like the water pump and A/C compressor in this free space above the transmission makes the six-cylinder SI6 even more compact than the old five-cylinder.

Both the primary accessories and the alternator are driven by this "R.E.A.D." (Rear Engine Accessory Drive) via one-way, freewheeling clutches in the pulleys, allowing the belts and accessories to gradually spin down when RPMs drop off. The extra second or two the accessories spend coasting down allows them to extract a little more energy from their own inertia, saving a bit of fuel while also subjecting the belts to gentler shock loads.

If you're above 100k miles and want to do scheduled service on all of these wear items, if you're hearing squeaks or chirps or rattles from the accessory belt area, or if you just want some peace of mind, this Accessory Drive Kit Builder will let you replace as much or as little of the engine-driven accessories as you wish.

We recommend the belt, tensioners, and idlers at a minimum, but if you've got continued grinding or chirping noises you can't identify (or if your car's at very high mileage), we suggest doing the water pump and pump pulley decoupler "while you're in there."

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Additional Technical Information

This kit fits early SI6 "short six" cars, with belt-driven power steering pumps and with spring-dampened water pump pulleys. If you can't determine which your car is equipped with, check the fitment notes below to find out based on chassis break.

On these early SI6 cars, the water pump pulley isn't attached directly to the pump, but has an axial spring/coupler assembly used to reduce shock loads on the pump and belt. If you're getting an OEM pump (which does not come with a spring/coupler included), you should also replace the spring-loaded coupling.

Potential Product Fitment Issues

Fits P3 chassis models for: 
- S80 6 cyl models chassis up to # 134000
- V70 6 cyl models chasiss up to # 167000
- XC60 6 cyl models chassis up to # 134999
- XC70 6 cyl models chassis up to # 94000

Verify prior to ordering. Your chassis number can be found as the last six digits of your VIN. 
If your car falls after one of the chassis breaks listed above, use this kit instead.

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