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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...
Car cutting off while driving
Multiple issues here. The strut mounts require special tools which are not an on-site repair. The water pump requires timing belt replacement as well (which is intensive). The air conditioner also requires special tools where the repairs may require a...
Can't start car because key won't turn
I would first recommend you turn the steering wheel back and forth, and see if that will perhaps allow you to turn the key. Most vehicles have a locking mechanism that will prevent the ignition lock from turning if the...
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...
ABS light on intermittently
Hello. The most common reason for the ABS light to come on inside of your vehicle while driving is a bad wheel speed sensor. As these fail they can cause the control module to see a reading that seems incorrect...
Car has various different problems when starting
Hello. Most of the time, this is caused by a bad fuel pump. When the pump starts to fail on this car, it will not hold pressure when it is turned off. This causes the system to have the build...
Multiple problems with recently purchases used car
Hello. If the window on the passenger side only works with the driver switch and not the switch on the door, then the switch itself will more than likely need to be replaced. I usually test the circuit first before...
Repaired ABS module installed, but lights on and not shifting properly
Hello. This can be caused by a few different things, but most of the time it is caused by the transmission speed sensors. I usually test the sensors first and replace them if needed. This is going to be the...
Check engine light on and recurring P0455
Hi there. The P0455 code that you are getting in the computer is a different issue than the transmission. Most of the time it is caused by a bad gas cap or a leak in the system. If the gas...
Sound in front of car like rock hiting it
Hello. The low coolant light is typically caused by the level sensor going bad. This is assuming that the car is not losing any coolant. If the car is losing coolant, then the system needs to be pressure tested to...
Car quivering around 30 MPH
Hi, a non shifting transmission usually points to internal damage which can be costly to repair. Automatic transmissions have multiple sets of clutches inside that select the gears while driving the vehicle. If the transmission is not well taken care...
Problems with the electrical system
The solder joints of the microprocessors on S70 instrument clusters are prone to becoming cracked and loose at the circuit board. Sometimes these boards can be repaired by an electronics technician who is familiar with Volvo instrument clusters and has...
Key getting stuck in admission
The symptoms you describe for your Volvo suggest that the mechanical portion of the ignition switch will need to be replaced. The ignition switch is one of the most used components in your vehicle, therefore it is not uncommon for...
car won't turnover nor start
If the car has been sitting for a year then you may have a starter that is stuck. You could try tapping the starter to see if this helps free it then try and crank it again. If you still...
Advice on buying a 1997 Volvo S70 with 190,000 miles
If it's a running car and it runs good--that's what that car probably would go for. I personally wouldn't buy an S70 because I work on them for a living. I've worked on quite a few of them and they...

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