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1988 Volvo 240 DL won't start B230F

The starter turns over strong and we smell gas but it does seem to fire.
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  • aletaaa Nov 06, 2008

    It doesn't seem to fire that is

  • guitarman99 Jan 21, 2009

    Was this the fuel pump in the tank or the one down by the fuel filter

  • Volvo dummy1 Feb 03, 2009

    new presurized filter and fuel pump. will only fire up if primed.HELP!



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I had more or less the same problem. It would only happen when the engine was cold. According to the mechanic, the fuel pump was going bad. After replacing it, I havent had it happen to me again, granted its only been a couple of days since I changed it.

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