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The 1990 240 volvo isn't getting any spark.

When I try to start my 1990 240 volvo it turns over but wont start.

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  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    1990 volvo 240 no spark and inline fuse is good, cked the coil and its good cked the cap and wires they two are good. iwas told possibly a speed sensor ?.

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Could be the egnition coil, remove the wire from the distributor and put it close to a piece of sheet metal and turn ignition, without holding the metal of course, and if there is a good spark it's o.k. but if the spark is weak then it could be your problem. might need a new coil. the coil wire is the one in the middle of the distributor.

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If you are sure about spark----there is an inline fuse on left front fender in engine compartment.If this is not it then get the Bently manual from IPDUSA.COM

Posted on Jan 03, 2009

  • David Stous May 07, 2013

    I'm having the same problem. No spark from the coil. distributor cap, plugs and plug wires all new. Actually couldn't get the old rotor off.!

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