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''Reduced Engine Performance'' warning when resuming cruise control on Volvo XC90. I was running 70 MPH when I came up behind slower traffic. I disengaged the cruise by hitting the ''O'' (off) button, not the brake. Once it was clear, I moved into the other lane ans pressed the resume button. I engine loss power with the above message.

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  • clowry453 May 11, 2010

    I can't answer this problem but I have a 04' xc90 and am having exactly the same problem. I does not do it all the time. The 'reduced engine performance' warning will come on and the engine will reduce to idle. I have to coast off the road, shut the car off and then restart it and then it runs normally. Have you found out any solutions to the problem?

  • murpthesurf Oct 11, 2012

    What was found on mine was the Turbo Pipe had a leak, so when you accerelatedthe turbo kicks in, unfortunately, the leak keeps it from performing as it should. Replace the Turbo Pipe located just under the fan on the lower left side (facing the SUV).

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I too have the same problem. Mine is a May 04 2.5T. Volvo not understand the problem because the unit does not record errors. It 'a very dangerous problem. If I'm overtaking on the motorway but the machine stops and if there is traffic is difficult to go to the right of way. Sorry for my bad english.
If anyone knows what is the problem please write me.
mgfvvc@libero.it
Enzo - Italy

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Where is the fuse for cruise control on a 2003 envoy


It is HVAC 1fuse #39 in the rear fuse block ,this powers the on/off switch for cruise control ! Fuse Block - Rear Beneath the left rear seat. What engine does it have ? 4.2 L or 5.3 l There is no vacuum involved in the operation of the cruise control ! Your vehicle has electronic throttle control .
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The cruise control system will engage and adjust the vehicle speed based on the activation of the following cruise control switches:
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On/Off


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Resume/Accel.


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Set/Coast

The cruise control switches are located on the multifunction/turn signal lever.
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  1. Accelerate and set: Lift lever briefly to set speed. Hold lever up to accelerate.
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