Question about 2002 Volvo V70
Try to unplug the mass air flow meter. The mass air flow meter is atached to the air filter housing on the left of the engine bay at the front edge (left side when sitting in the drivers seat). It will be a somewhat flat 5 or 6 pin connector that mounts to the air box on one side and goes to the black air intake tube that goes down to the back of the engine.
Do it with the key off of course. With the mass air flow meter unplugged start the car and see if it will idle. if it does the mass air flow meter is bad. If the car will still not run then there is a good chance the Eletronic Throttle Module (ETM) is failing. The ETM is under an extended waranty from Volvo for 10 years or 200,000 miles.
I would suggest taking it to a garage or directly to the dealer.
Of course there are numerous other things it could be, but the Mass Air Flow Meter and the ETM are the most likely.
hope this helps.
Posted on Feb 28, 2009
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