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Car shut off while driving
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My s80 cranks but wont start.
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2 issues. 1, driver side speakers not functiong. 2, keyless remote works intermittently.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Handle these two symptoms separately, as it is unlikely they are related. The speakers are either blown, or they are not relieving the signal they should be. You can test for the signal at...
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My 98 volvo s90 will start but dies quickly no check engine light on and no prior problems
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