Question about 1996 Volvo 850
Hi...... I've had my 850 diesel for the last 2.5 years and it's never missed a beat !!- however over the last few weeks I've noticed that the engine drops onto tick over when driving as if there's no throttle signal. If I hold the throttle pedal in position it sometimes comes back and accelerates however the quickest solution is to take my foot off the pedal and re-apply the throttle. It's getting progressively worse to the point where the car is becoming undriveable. Could it be the throttle position sensor ?? Does a diesel even have such a thing ??
I have had all kinds of problems with Throttle modules (ETM), bucking, hesitating, speeding up! I almost died recently when the car refused to accelerate out of the way of a big semi. Paid dearly for repairs in the past (flash software, cleaning, replacement) only to have the symptoms re-appear! Volvo dealer service jerks! They said I would have to continue to pay for the problem to be fixed AGAIN! Could care less about us!
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Includes 1999-2001 all models except s40 & v40, 2002 s60 & s70 non-turbo models, 2002 all c70 models.
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Posted on Sep 13, 2008
Be very sure you have a good fuel filter and no air in the lines.diesels hate air lol
Posted on Jul 17, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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