dtf: I don't have nearly as many miles as you do. I just broke 80k miles. Since I bought the car used, the previous owner probably cleaned it really well before selling it.
JetForeman: I agree with you that the factory CD's are so hard to navigate and so sloooowwww. I would find it much easier to have a printed manual to thumb through.
So it sounds like this hose is no big deal. However, with the opening exposed upward like that, is there fear of stuff falling in that should not get in there?
1995 E320 Wagon
1996 Volvo 850GLT