My first efforts on the new Volvo were mostly cleaning of the interior to try and make it more presentable and to start getting rid of the cigarette smell.
I bought a steering wheel and gear knob from a local wrecker and fitted those straight away.
I finally got access to a code reader but it was after I had removed the battery to install the steering wheel so I lost the stored fault codes. I need to take it for a reasonable drive as no faults appeared when I left it idling for 5 minutes.
While checking around in the engine bay I found that one rubber hose was covered in tape so I removed the tape and found the hose had a hole in it. This was probably not causing any issues as the tape looked to be doing a good job at stopping any leaks, but will be replaced at some point.
I also found another hose located just behind the oil filter that was completely broken in two. This hose is part of the PCV system and once I removed the intake manifold I found the rest of the hose was disintegrating. I've ordered a new one and it looks like the new part is better quality as the original appeared to be made out of plastic but the new one is rubber. I am hoping this could be the cause of the idling and stalling problem.