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Starting problems on high temperatures
Towing and the symptoms you are experiencing are probably unrelated. My guess is that your brake rotors are warped. Sometimes, wrapped rotors are more noticeable at certain speeds. This is a pretty easy fix, which can be cured with a...
Muffler smoke after doing repairs on the car
Most likely, the work you had done and the smoke are unrelated. Black exhaust smoke indicates a rich air fuel mixture and can be caused by problems like a leaking fuel injector or faulty engine sensor. White exhaust smoke indicates...
Q: Cold engine problems
There are numerous potential causes for the problem you are having. One thing that comes to mind is a failed engine coolant temperature sensor (ETC). The ECT does exactly what it sounds like - it monitors engine temperature. The ECT's...
Car stalls ocassionally
There are too many potential causes to list. An engine typically stalls out at idle when its not getting the proper air/fuel mixture or the idle speed is incorrect. Some possible causes include a faulty idle air control valve (IAC)...
Shifting problems at high speed
My guess is that the overdrive relay or solenoid has failed. If either of these parts fail, your Volvo will not shift into overdrive. This is a very common problem on Volvos such as yours. A trained professional, such as...
car not starting unknown
You may have a weak battery. When you are cranking the car over, the fuel and electrical system do not have enough power to operate the fuel pump and ignition to get the car started. Try to jump start the...
Q: i have no spark at the coil
Hi there: If your engine can start at all then you are getting some spark to the coil. The issue might be that you're not getting consistent flow of current to the coil or ignition components on your 1994 Volvo,...
Steering rack problem. Not avaiiable in kenya.
Hi there. Unfortunately, this is not a question we are qualified to answer. Our certified mechanics offer OEM or certified aftermarket part replacement tips and suggestions. Although there might be a few other vehicles that if properly fabricated might fit...
Q: Won't start
You might have a bad neutral start switch but such would be determined in the standard no start diagnostic. Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the...
What's the difference in egr gas recirculation valve and an egr vacuum controller?
The EGR valve is the component that actually admits the flow of exhaust gas into the intake. The EGR vacuum controller modifies the amount of flow through the EGR valve based on the level of engine intake vacuum where the...

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