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Need to Re activate my 91, 240

91, 240 has been disconnected from battery for a while and needs to be "reactivated". Any sugestions?

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  • fair4174 Aug 11, 2008

    I have a 1991, Volvo 240 which has been disconnected from the battery for about two months while I made some repairs to the front end. I now have recharged the battery, replaced all fuses with new and all of the electrical systems seem fine. I turn the key and it tries to fire.........but nothing. I believe there is a sequence of activities I need to do in order to reactivate the main brain but I do not know what these are. Can you help?

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No theres not just plug and play/if it didnt start you have a nother problem

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