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Car jerks when shifted into drive, transmission slipping
Hello. Too much transmission fluid sometimes causes slipping in the transmission, but usually causes seals to blow or fail prematurely. It sounds like your car may have a misfire condition. This means that one or more of your spark plugs...
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AC stops working, blows warm air
Hello. Your A/C system has multiple components and sensors. It is possible that the high pressure switch is faulty. It is also possible that the blend doors for the hot and cold air are sticking and unable to open and/or...
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Stalling during slow driving and idling, trouble starting
Hello. First, I would have the car checked for vacuum leaks. I would also have the turbo system looks at for broken or malfunctioning parts. If your brake light fuses are still in good condition it is possible that the...
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Sporadic startup issues and stalling
Hello. It sounds like there may be an intermittent problem with the fuel pump failing. This may be what is causing the problem you are having with the starting condition. The electrical system of the fuel pump could also be...
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Issues with the transmission while accelerating at low speeds
Hello. It is possible that the first gear in your transmission is slipping. There could be other transmission parts that are slipping as well. Additionally, the car’s turbo or turbo components could be faulty. Have a certified technician, like one...
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Car klonks out at the lights.
Very frustrating to have your engine die unexpectedly. It sounds like you may be describing that your Volvo won't idle. This can be caused by a dirty throttle body or idle air control. They can be inspected and cleaned by...
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low oil pressure light on at idle
You should have the oil pressure tested at the pressure sender port. If the pressure drops below specification at idle then you know the problem is in the oil pump or excessive leaks past the engine crankshaft bearings or camshaft...
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Why would my ecm or tcm overheat
All the ECM's or PCM's will generate some normal heat from the transistors, processors, or chips. If you are having failure from a problem, then there should be codes stored inside the module that may indicate the problem. You may...
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Car ticking when idling
With the age of your vehicle, it is common to expect a ticking noise. Your vehicle is known to have a problem with the PCV system, especially the 'trap' canister and the hoses. I would recommend seeking a certified mechanic,...
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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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a volvo v70 AWD, rear differential does not work
I would need to know what symptoms you are experiencing and how you have determined that the rear differential is not working in order to give you a clearer answer. I cannot say how long you can drive it since...
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1999 Volvo won't start due to immobilizer despite recent replacement
P1081 can appear when there is an issue with the immobilizer or the systems it communicates with. If the immobilizer has been replaced, then it may need to be reprogrammed or matched with the key so that they can communicate...
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Loss of power like misfire under any load
Hello. To start, you mentioned that you had switched out the fuel injectors. Have you checked the fuel pump and filter? Being 16 years old, the vehicle may be struggling due to lack of fuel pressure. The Check Engine...
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Brake Booster potential leak.
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. If the brake pedal is easy to use when the engine is running and is stiff when the engine is off, then the brake booster is working fine. The oil is coming from the...
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Steering Lock
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The first thing we need to know is if the steering wheel is actually locked. Does it spin freely to both sides? If not the wheel is locked and you do need to unlock...
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Stuck thermostatcausing pressure build up??
Hello, thank you for writing in. Something is causing the cooling system to overheat, and the pressure then builds up in the reservoir tank. A failing thermostat would absolutely cause the system to overheat and build pressure. If you are...
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I changed out the top motor mount twice. I still have vibration. Could it be the lower motor mounts?
To check for engine-mount problems, you can try shifting from "neutral" to "drive" and back, while the engine is running. If the vibrations disappear or reduce dramatically in "neutral," it’s likely that you need new engine mounts. Whenever there is...
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I smashed into a curb,crackd my radiator,now the car won't stay in gear,what did I break?
The failure of the transmission to stay in gear could be due to physical damage to the shift linkage. That would be apparent on inspection and testing. If the radiator is damaged, you can request radiator replacement and that replacement...
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Csr is dead how to i open trunk in xc70 vovlo
Hi there. If your battery is dead, you could possible connect another battery (via Jumpstart method) from another car, which would supply the trunk lock with enough power to open. Try that, if it doesn't work, you'll have to contact...
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