Question about 2001 Volvo V40

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Fault codes V40 1998

DSA light coming on intermitently
using oil
other warning lights coming on intermitently
Fuel starved

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  • CQ1974 Jun 24, 2008

    Thank you for your advice. I'm a mechanic by trade and have been out of the game for a long time and have had no experince with volvo, and your solution was in line of what i was thinking. Thank You.

  • CQ1974 Oct 06, 2008

    Found vulcon rubbers around plug No. 3 deteriorated, thus not getting good spark to No's 1 & 3, repaired. Replaced fuel filter seemed to be original. removed DSA switch inspected, refitted now working, faulty switch. Gummed up around throttle plate, cleaned. Running Well.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    when problem starts if you take foot of throttle it coasts back to 40ks, then it go's.if you leeve your foot on, it shudders like it's starving for fuel or electrics . been serviced allway,s at merc dealers. w'bool 3280.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    1998 neon stalls when coming to a stop intermitent



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Posted on Oct 04, 2008


Change your fuel filter

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