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Knocking sound coming from front of car.
Knocking in the front end of your vehicle could be coming from a faulty suspension component. There are many moving parts that can wear over time. It would be best to enlist the help of a trusted mechanic to check...
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Vibration with used driveshaft
Hello. If this occurred right after the driveshaft was installed then you either have a defective driveshaft or the job was not done correctly. A mechanic would start by checking for loose components. If anything was not torqued down right...
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Oil pan came off
It is highly unlikely that your oil pan came off. It is possible that it may have a hole in it due to some road debris, or perhaps the oil filter may have come loose slightly causing oil to leak...
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Problems with ABS
The odometer most likely stopped because there is a problem with the vehicle speed sensor. This sensor tells the computer how fast and how far the car is going, so it knows how many miles to count on the odometer....
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Engine dies after Battery Light came on
My diagnosis would depend on whether the Battery Light illuminated before the engine died, or if the engine died before the Battery Light illuminated. If the Battery Light illuminated before the engine died, then you most likely have an...
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My steering wheel vibrates
The vibration or bumping you are getting is due to one or more items that are binding. The upper strut bearing, lower ball joint or the tie rod end is binding from wear or lack of lubrication. A proper inspection...
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Odometer/trip meter stopped working
There is only one vehicle speed sensor, so if the speedometer is working, then the problem lies in the instrument cluster, or trip computer. I recommend having a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, come out to your car's...
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Possible fuel injection problem
PNP switch issues are common in Volvo 850's. The issue usually happens when depressing the Winter mode, that is why the car starts in 3rd gear. 3rd gear starts to minimize slipping. Most of the time the PNP switch is...
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When it's hot out my car won't start, any ideas?
A couple of things come to mind. I would first ask these questions: Is this a no crank or a no start? I will address both scenarios below. A no crank is when the motor doesn't turn when you...
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Short in rebuilt ETM line
If you have determined that the power loss is within a wire inside the circuit, the wire will need to be replaced in order for this system to function properly. I would recommend having your loss of power service performed...
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Transmission 1999 Volvo C70
If you mean that it takes longer than normal to engage the reverse gear, it cold be due to a dirty transmission filter or low transmission fluid. If it feels like the engine RPMs increase, but the vehicle still moves...
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Whining noise coming from back left of car when not moving as well as moving
The noise you are hearing is likely the fuel pump. The fuel pump may be extra noisy when the fuel tank is low on fuel versus when it is full or nearly full. The noise could be the internal bearings...
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Transmission slow to engage into 1st from stop
Hello. This may be a sign of a faulty transmission control solenoid. Modern automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission solenoid, which directs transmission fluid...
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My 1996 Volvo 850 Turbo Wagon is leaking gas from the front driver side. What could this mean?
Hey there. Your car has small diameter steel tubes (typically around 1/4 inch in diameter) that supply fuel under pressure to the fuel injectors. Some of this tubing runs underneath the vehicle to the engine compartment and thus is subject...

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