Question about 1995 Volvo 940
I have a 93 Volvo station Wagon. It has a lot of miles on it. The engine
shuts off every once in a while when driving the car. I changed the Air
Filter and which fixed the problem temporarily (meaning this did not
happen for a week or so) and then the problem resurfaced again. Basically
when driving the car it just shuts off the engine. Electrical system is
still running while the engine shuts off. Sometime the Wipers etc will be
running but the engine will just turn Off.
I have also noticed that the electricals do not activate sometimes. I turn
on the car and nothing happens. None of the electricals are active, i
cannot shift, the power windows will not work nothing. I just take out the
key and start it again everything works fine.
I am not sure if both the problems are related. I am not very knowledgable
and this is just a student car. I took this to a mechanic who charged $100
to tell me he needs more time with it.
So if some can give me some help i would appreciate it.
Thanks. Engine shuts off while driving
There is a silinoid under the dash behind the ash tray on mine. It needs to be replaced. I had the same problem and this resolved the issue. I have as Eruopean car michanic and he new axactly what the issue was. I think the relay was Aprox.$ 40.00 easy fix to a very frustrating problem. Try this firsat it'll save you tears.
Posted on Oct 16, 2010
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