Question about 2001 Volvo S40
Possible a earth strap corroided inside the casing, requires wiring diagram and checking all power and earth points and resistance through the wires to make sure that they are ok these cars suffe with the loom across the front of the subframe corroiding and this could be causing the problem
Posted on Sep 19, 2009
I've had the problem in an 18-year-old V40. The starter relay was buzzing when the ignition key was in the driving position, but when I turned it to the starting position nothing happened. Connecting a jumper lead between the negative battery terminal and any metal flange on the engine let it start.
Now I have It to find the engine earthing strap and replace it.
Posted on May 03, 2014
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