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Why wont my transmission go into fifth gear for my 40 volvo

This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...

Noise after the car is turned off, car idles rough - 1973 Nissan 240Z

Hello. It sounds like the starter relay (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/starter-relay-replacement) might be bad and is causing the starter to stay on, which is the clicking noise that you are hearing. There could also be a problem with the starter solenoid (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/starter-replacement). The...

Weird noise in volvo 240

Without additional information it would be tough to say, however based on what you are describing, it sounds like potentially low differential oil causing the gears to whine a bit. There are also what is called trailing arm bushings (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/trailing-arm-bushings-replacement)...

When car starts, it shudders before shutting off

A clogged fuel filter (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/fuel-filter-replacement) can cause stalling issues on a vehicle. The clogged fuel filter makes the fuel pump work harder to deliver fuel to the engine and can overheat the fuel pump (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/fuel-pump-replacement). The fuel level sending unit...

fuses blow, check engine light on, compressor needs replacing

As far as the power window fuse, there is obviously a shorted circuit causing the fuse to pop every time. The components of the system must be inspected by an automotive electrical technician to track down the fault. The stalling...

Car sat for years, trouble starting - 1971 Nissan 240Z

Hello. It sounds like the fuel pump is bad (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/fuel-pump-replacement) or the fuel filter is clogged. It is also possible that there is a lot of water in your fuel system. Dry gas or sea foam will need to be...

Issue with firing - 1991 Volvo 240

Misfires can occur from fuel supply, spark, and camshaft timing problems. You have replaced most of the ignition components that supply spark to your cylinders, but you could still need spark plug wires. They may look good and not be....

Moisture in fuse box causes fuel pump fuse malfunction

For this, Silicone spray is one tool I personally like to use especially on rubber or silicone seals. The spray will leave a water-tight film on the electrical component and offers a moisture resistant coating. If you would like to...

Car shuts off, smoke and black water from muffler

The color of the smoke can point us in the right direction of the problem. Blue or purple smoke indicates oil burning in the combustion chamber and can be caused my weak piston rings, worn valve seals or a malfunctioning...

Temperature gauge arrow climbs high, then returns to normal

There is a cooling fan clutch mounted on the radiator, and this device will move air across the radiator to cool the liquid coolant inside. The water pump is responsible for getting the coolant where it needs to go. With...

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