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My 98 volvo S70 occasionally will hesitate when I slow for traffic or a light. It has stalled twice while completely stopped at a light, but restarted right away. The dealer changed the spark plugs, cable, fuel filter and the air filter and changed the oil but it behaved this way again yesterday. Today it is driving OK. Any ideas?

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Have the car checked to see if it has a speed sensor it could be giving you a bad reading.

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