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The car pulls every once in a while
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Sounds like this may be related to either transmission components failing, or potentially a fuel delivery problem which may also create the jerking feeling that you're describing. Does the car run fine when in...
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Can't turn key - 2004 Volvo S60
Hey there. It sounds like your ignition cylinder might be jammed up. I would recommend having a qualified professional take a look at your ignition switch to determine if this diagnosis is correct. If it turns out that your ignition...
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Car starts bit no power
Hello there, when changing engines between automatic and manual there are a few issues that can develop with your 2002 Volvo S60. Without knowing what all was swapped over I can only provide a general answer. In most cases the...
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My vehicle is shaking when I drive past 50 mph
Hi there. From the description you have given, the drivability problem your vehicle has may be a fuel delivery problem. This would account for your vehicle not wanting to start that one day. Next day, you were entering the highway...
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Outside lights started to blink - 2005 Volvo S60
Hello there. Blinking lights are caused by several different faults with your 2005 Volvo S60. The most common causes would be the alternator, battery, poor electrical connection, wiring harness faults, or a loose electrical connection. A qualified technician, such as...
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whirring noise
Hi there: This sound may be coming from one of your belts; either the drive belt, power steering belt or serpentine belt. When the belts on your Volvo are starting to wear out or collect excessive brake dust or other...
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Hi thanks for this chance. Based on auto indicator I took my car for service. I had to pay $586
In my opinion, I don't believe that you were cheated. These seem like fairly standard prices for those services. If you would like a point of comparison, you can enter your vehicle information and the same services into our estimator...
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Vacuum hose is off and oil is going fast
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. First you will need to fix the vacuum hose. all vacuum hoses need to be either hooked up or plugged off is not in use. For the oil consumption, check the tail pipe for...
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high rpm when starting car, then idles very rough. Also lack of power accelerating at times while driving
These codes all point to the operation of the throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor is a sensor used to monitor the throttle position relative to your foot on the gas pedal. The sensor is usually located on the...
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Trying to find out what radiator I need
Hi there. If you have a radiator in your vehicle, look around the radiator to find a part number so the parts store can cross reference the radiator. If there is no part number, then remove the radiator and take...
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oil leaking and smoke coming from engine
The source of the oil leak may be near a hot component like the exhaust manifold. If the engine valve cover or the crankcase ventilation system is leaking oil, it may run down the side of the engine to the...
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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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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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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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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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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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