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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
you probably had one of the diodes in the alternator burn out...go to auto parts store and have them test the charging system or use a multimeter if you have one, normal, engine running voltage should be around 14 volts, if below 12.6 the alt. is not charging and needs replacing. Enjoy
Posted on Feb 19, 2009
yes this could be the fault but you would have a light on the dash in the shape of an engine this is the eml light>engine managment light)this is the computer he is talking about unfortunatley yes it could be costlyit has a lot of miles on it hope this helps you
Posted on Apr 01, 2009
SOURCE: my 1999 volvo xc
Sound like a possible leak or you have a bad injector. You will not be able to lokk under the car for any leaks due the fuel will evaporate, you will need to start the car and look at the fuel rail while it's running. If it is not that check your fuel filters. If your lines do not have addaquate fuel pressue due to a leak or a dirty filter, it could cause those symptoms...
Posted on Jun 23, 2009
You don't have a simple problem. Engine light has to be read by a scanner (OBDII) available at autoparts store. Or take to mechanic. After you get code you'll have to be a mechanic to fix problems. Burns lots of gas can be many different causes. Miss in motor, same. Please take to professional if this is beyond your knowledge. Good luck!
Posted on Mar 17, 2010
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