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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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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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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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Do you have a shop or you come to your customers?
YourMechanic is 100% mobile. The certified mechanic will come right to your location. If there is maintenance required on your vehicle, such as oil and filter changes, or repairs of any complexity, please avail yourself of YourMechanic's cost effective mobile...
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My V70 sputters intermittently.
I have seen where the electrical connectors to the ignition coils fall apart and will intermittently lose connection and short out. Have the connectors checked to see if they are bad and need repaired or replaced. As far as the...
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should you lube the wheel bolts (lug nuts)?
There are several schools of thought on that, but most often, the manufacturers do not recommend lubricating the wheel nuts. Here is a link to an article about installing wheel nuts Some technicians and tire stores are careless about tightening...
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Have a bad crank seal leak, already have done timing belt and both cam seals just need a price on replacing the crank seal
Hi Ryan, Thank you for contacting us. We will be more than happy to create a quote for the crank seal replacement for your vehicle. However, we would like to confirm if we serve your area first. To verify that...
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power steering fluid is leaking
With a power steering fluid leak that big, you certainly should have the vehicle inspected as soon as possible to find the exact cause. Any of the components you listed can be the source of the leak. The power steering...
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Strong smell of gas in my 2002 volvo v70. 161,000 miles
Hello there. Anytime you smell gasoline inside the cabin of a car, truck or SUV; it's typically an indicator of a fuel leak. This is a situation that should not be avoided, as although it might seem to be a...

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