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Very common problem with the Volvo 2.3 is the fuel pressure regulator .When this device fails it does not hold fuel as it should and return all fuel needed to start the vehicle, To trouble shoot it a mechanic would get a needle nose plier and crimp the return line if it stays running and as he releases the crimp and it stalls its the fuel pressure regulator that needs to be replaced, Another way he can determine if the regulator is at fault is to check the oil if it has raw gas smell in it it a sure bet the fuel return regulator has failed,
you should have two fuel filters on that car one under the car on the fuel line it sounds like its not getting fuel right when did this start after the plug and wire change or after the timeing or after the fuel rail thing have a fuel pressure test done on it
the engine is either not getting fuel, or is not getting spark. with the ignition key in the "run" position, listen under the rear of the car (near the fuel tank) for the sound of the fuel pump. or, after cranking on the starter for a while, remove a spark plug and smell it. smells like gas? if so, the problem lies in the electrical area. if not, fuel is not getting to the engine.
we have the same car, i would have a mechanic check the ECU. thats the first step in finding out what is wrong and why its burning so mutch fuel. it could also be your air filter, but then agian, you wouldnt be burning a tank of gas a day. well hope you get it fixed.