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I am having a turbo sensor issue and I may have wiring issues also on my 2006 Volvo S60
Hello. If you suspect that the sensor was not replaced then that can be why the light is coming on. I would need to know what code is coming from the computer for it to be able to tell better...
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Replacement Key?
It sounds like you ended up with a "workshop" lock cylinder. That is a cylinder that you put in to get a car back in action while waiting on the correct cylinder. The workshop cylinder has it's own keys, but...
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When I start the starts right away but when I put gas it does go it will go like 10mph I donot know what wrong with it
Hello. This can be caused by a few things. If the engine is revving fine but the vehicle does not move then this can be a transmission failure. If the engine is not really even revving well then it may...
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I've just had my car aligned and new tires put on, and my car when at highway speeds feels loose, and wanders from side to side.
Hi. It sounds like there may be some loose suspension and steering parts in the front end of your car. There is a possibility that the steering parts that were loosened to do the alignment were not tightened all the...
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How much to replace rear differential in 2005 s60 t5awd. Car shakes between 55-70 mph and quick grinding noise, happens once a da
Hello. Typically if you get a grinding noise from the rear of the vehicle along with shaking it can be a differential issue. It can be a failure in the differential pinion bearing or it may just be an issue...
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Problem issue at startup sometimes.
Hi there. Best thing to do first is put a scanner on the computer and scan for any codes that are pending or stored in the computer. This will give you a starting place to check of why your engine...
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Noise when slowly pulling out from a standstill.
Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2013 Volvo S60. This may be related potentially to a loose muffler hanger or many other things. Because this is something inconsistent, this may be tough to replicate, I would recommend having a...
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Transmission is not responding when I put it in gear. All gears act like neutral.
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. It sounds like the pump pressure switch is overloading and causing a mass dump. Check the wiring harness to the transmission and see if there is power to the harness. If there is power,...
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Key does not turn and the steering wheel locked.
Hi there. The lock in the steering column is activated by a solenoid and it could be either loosing power or the lock could be damaged making the steering wheel lock and hard to unlock. Also, the ignition switch could...
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Throttle Body is going out
It's more likely that your Volvo is detecting a transmission malfunction and has entered what's known as "limp mode". This occurs when the ECU detects a mechanical, electrical or sensor issue with the transmission that needs to be inspected or...
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My car is showing trouble code P0090
Hi there - I would check the fuel pressure with a gauge to see what the pressure on the fuel rail actually is. If pressure is low, the problem may be with a clogged fuel filter, failing fuel pump relay...
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I had a trouble code P0090 and now I have P2177
This may not be very hard to solve. Code P2177 means your engine is running too lean. The most common cause of this is an air leak in the intake system. Since you've just been working under the hood, it's...
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Why is my key getting stuck in the ignition when turning off my car and being difficult to shift out of park?
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The vehicle unable to shift out of park is the shifter lock solenoid. The solenoid has a short within in it or it has failed. Remove the shifter housing from the vehicle and turn...
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Idles and stalls again.
This may be a result of a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Vibration Under Acceleration
You may be dead on about the CV joint, the car certainly does have enough miles on it for the joint to be bad. CV's will respond to the torque load as well as changing direction, so your analysis is...
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can passenger airbag deploy if there is no passenger on the seat?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The passenger airbag is capable of going off without a person in the seat. Typically they are equipped with a switch that will let you turn the passenger airbag on or off at your...
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My turn signals on my right side don't work at all and the indicator blinks fast like a bulb is out. What could it be?
Have you tried replacing the bulbs on the inoperative side already? It could be the bulbs are out or if the turn signal lighting on that side has a separate ground, there could be a fault there. Consider hiring an...
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Where to add transmission fluid
While many cars today do not have a transmission fluid dipstick and fill point, yours should still have one. The dipstick handle is not red like most vehicles have to indicate transmission fluid. I believe yours is yellow. With the...
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Check engine light staying on
The definition of the fault code you are seeing signals back to a problem with the system fuel pressure. The fuel pressure may be too high or too low. The pressure readings from the sensor to the ecm may be...
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My car windshield washer sprays only once then it stops spraying
In your washer system, there is a small check-valve. It's about 1 1/2 inches long and fits in the plastic hoses that go to the washer nozzles. I'm going to guess that you have some gunk or debris that is...

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