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1990 240 volvo,no brake lights and rain makes it hard to start

I have a 1990 240 volvo, my brake light went out and a light came on in the dash, now both brake lights are out and no light in the dash,???? how do i fix this? also when it rains my 1990 volvo does not like to start i almost have to flood it to turn it over, why and can i fix it? please help...

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  • John Gwilliam May 11, 2010

    silly question have you checked the lamps ?

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The tail light assemblies were a bad design in these cars. You need to take each socket out, and clean the contact points on them. Make sure they have a secure connection, and they haven't caused the bulbs to blow out.

The ignition module is located on the inner fender on the drivers side. I would check it to see if it is getting wet. It will cause the engine to not start.

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