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1999/2000 model/year volvo v40 1.6 the engine makes a cyclic rattle at low revs/idle speed it sounds like the vvt solenoid, has anyone got a fix, thanks.

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You have low oil pressure. Remove the oil pan and replace all the internal and external orings

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SOURCE: 91 volvo 240 - keeps stalling out, shakes a lot when idling

for the cheapest TEMPORARY solution get some fuel injector cleaner and get on the gas fo about 5 mile at like 100 - 120 miles an hour thats what idid to mine last week hasnt wanted to die out since. good luck.

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SOURCE: 76 volvo 240 car idles and low speed is rough,

It could be the filter. Has the fuel been changed after storage? I would also thing the Carburetor or the fuel injectors might need to be cleaned.

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Very easy to swap the vvt valve,but that will not guarantee to rectify the problem,more than likely it will be the vvt pulley/timing unit,this will involve the timing belt coming off.
The vvt valve is located under the upper timing cover,remove the cover and you will see the valve situated on top of the head,undo the connector and remove the 4 bolts and the valve will come off,alittle bit of oil will come out on removal.
remove gasket and ensure the area is clean.
Re-fitting is opposite procedure,ensure a new gasket is fitted.
Hope this helps

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Yes that is most likely normal for your car. But there you could be other factors playing into the potential high idle, for example if your timing is off the computer could be compensating by advancing spark. When was your last tune up done?

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SOURCE: intermittent stalling at idle speed

Was it the "Idle air control valve" you replaced? If not, I would.

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