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1984 volvo 240 gl wagon engine failure

Engine just stops when shifting into gear idles fine but as soon as i shift into gear all systems die when it does run the gas flow doesnt seem to be consistant in any gear and a clicking is heard from under the glove box any help is appreciated

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  • redheadseth Jan 11, 2009

    Thanks for the info it is very helpful but i cant follow the noise since it only happens in gear idle it will run forever but i should be able to find it



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The clicking you hear is probably the fuel relay. You should pull it and have it tested. If you have time to wait for delivery, order a new one if the old one is bad from They are much cheaper than the dealer, even with shipping charges. Or, go to to a pick and pull yard and find one that will work. To get to the fuel relay, pull the glove box and follow the noise.

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