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I have a 2002 Volvo S60 T5. Here's the problem: I started the car, shifted into drive, hit the gas and the RPM's went up but the car barely moved. I shut the car off and restarted it then it worked. Now the engine service light is on. Any idea what the issue could be and potential cost? Thanks.

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Had a similar issue where I would press the gas and not get a response or very little response. You could have a multitude of issues, but if the check engine light is on and it's driving ok, I would say it might be a sensor issue, oxygen sensor, fuel pressure sensor or MAP sensor. My problem was the rear oxygen sensor and the part was $219. The fuel pressure sensor was also replaced ($189 for parts) and the MAP sensor ($150 for parts). First thing you should do though is get the download of diagnostic codes from the check engine light being on and then further diagnose from there. Not sure where you are, but if you want to do yourself Autozone or Advance Auto can do that for free. That will tell you where you should focus your effort next.

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