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Oil leak in car
Hello. If you have an oil leak that leaks oil that fast, then that leak must be repaired before any serious engine damage occurs. Volvos are known for PCV problems, causing a positive crankcase pressure situation. With pressure present, it...
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Gas light staying on.
The low gas light on the instrument cluster is controlled by the instrument cluster control module. If the fuel gauge is above a quarter tank and the light is on then the problem is in the cluster module and the...
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Vibration with used driveshaft
Hello. If this occurred right after the driveshaft was installed then you either have a defective driveshaft or the job was not done correctly. A mechanic would start by checking for loose components. If anything was not torqued down right...
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ETS light is on
Hi. I used to help design the software used to talk to Volvo onboard electronics. In fact, I helped write the throttle module relearn procedure. There is updated software for the module that may help with your problems. A reflash...
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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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Car overheating and leaking coolant
Cooling system leaks will lead to a loss of coolant, and possibly coolant circulation problems. The cooling system should never be serviced when the engine is hot, or if the system is pressurized, or serious injury can occur. The cooling...
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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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