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'99 s80 t-6 intermittent lack of power

The car has 171k, all recent software updates. When warm, it will intermittently act as if it can't get gas. it will idle just fine; you could "floor the accelerator" and you get no change of RPM. Then, it will be just fine again. What's up with this?

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It sounds as if your electronic throttle module is failing. This has been a big issue with volvo's since they put it on in 1999. The newer modules are much less troublesome (2005 and up) Dealers installed price on one of these can cost over $1000.00 USD seek a volvo independant to assist you

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