Question about 2005 Volvo V50
Just purchased vehicle, power system service urgent came on as well as the battery light. car seems fine, no weird noises, car doesn't shut down and everything that is to have power is working just fine. the message only stays on for about a minute then goes away. it may or may not come back on for the remainder of the drive. any ideas?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: ETS light comes on and off
Just to add to it. Volvo Darin is right, but the extended warranty period was for 10 years or 200,000 miles. It depends on your warranty start date. Being a 1999 it could or could not be covered.
Don't wait any longer, because there is NO help or extension of this warranty after 10 years.
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Posted on Feb 28, 2009
if your car has NOT been in a accident the easy fix would is to find a used AIR-BAG SENSOR on a car that HAS-NOT been crased what happened when you did that is sent a code to sensor without dissconnecting battery and light came on I did same ting changing the seat get another air-bag sensor and before installing it dissconnect neg battery terminal tape irt up with duct tape and replce sensor and problem should be solved
Posted on Apr 11, 2009
If you have SRS and "brake failure" it should be taken to a dealer. a shadetree mechanic will screw more up than he will fix in this case. trust me on this! you will pay a price, but will save you more $ and less headache in the longrun.
Posted on May 09, 2009
WHAT HAPPENED IS WHEN YOU SHUT DOWN AND RESTARTED YOU (RESET THE ENGINE MANAGEMENT COMPUTER) AND THE SERVICE LIGHT SHOULD GO OUT AFTER 10 MINUTES OF DRIVING
Posted on May 12, 2009
your car is going in "limp" mode,
the computer is seeing a problem with a sensor on the transmission,so it won't up shift because it doesn't know how fast your going.
check the speed sensor,the input sensor,and the output sensor.one of these is not working correctly,
it will help when you have the car checked for codes,look for history codes section.
cycling the key resets the soft code but it will always return until repaired.
Posted on Jan 08, 2010
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Alternator making noise?
Alternator Working Intermittently?
not starting or turning over indicates towards multiple possibilities. It can
be issue with battery or weak battery. But if battery checks out ok, then it
can be starter issue or faulty alternator or problem with low fuel pressure or
no spark at spark plugs due to dirty spark plugs or faulty ignition coil or
injectors getting cracked or dirty and needs to be cleaned.
confirm the problem, the basic troubleshooting is required.
start to end troubleshooting these problems I suggest you
to check the help link below and follow its procedure: -----
all types of car no start problems are discussed here with solutions:---
NO START: ENGINE NOT TURNING OVER:
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