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I have a Volvo C30 Stick Shift - fun to drive but has most annoying problem - at low speed in traffic or even when reversing, if I depress the clutch, the car quickly revs to about 3000rpm before dropping back down to normal idle speed - it has been in to the local Volvo dealers umpteen times to fix, but they cannot find the problem - any suggestions?

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SOURCE: 76 volvo 240 car idles and low speed is rough,

It could be the filter. Has the fuel been changed after storage? I would also thing the Carburetor or the fuel injectors might need to be cleaned.

Posted on Dec 19, 2008

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SOURCE: 1999 Volvo S70 Stalls at stop signs and traffic lights

These models had a problem with the electronic control modules, and this is what controls the idle speed. Sometimes they just need to be cleaned, but sometimes they are defective. Volvo has extended the warranty on some of them to 10 years or 200,000 miles if it is found to be defective.

http://repairpal.com/volvo-s70-1999

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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SOURCE: 1993 Volvo 850 wont start...help?!

It sounds like your fuel pump is having a problem with getting the last of the fuel from your tank. The pump also has a strainer on it. The unfortunate reality with the 1993 Volvo 850 is that the pump and strainer are located inside of your gas tank. You can look for kinks or pinched areas in the line but from your description it sounds like the pump is going. It has to work much harder when the fuel is low in the tank.

Posted on May 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Volvo S60 sensor ?

Sounds like an oxygen sensor (there are two). I had a recent problem where I had a rough idle and my S60 continued to stall out. Turned out to be the rear oxygen sensor. After replacement, car idles nicely and car drives normally.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

geoffa1224

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SOURCE: Hi,Volvo s40 engine revs up to 3000rpm by

Sound like the idle air control valve(IAC) is dodge, could try taking off and cleaning with carb cleaner, while doing that take off hose by throttle body and also clean in there inc butterfly, go and give it a good blast down the motorway !!

Posted on Feb 28, 2010

Testimonial: "Problem solved as suggested,I took it for a good run on the motorway and after about 80 miles it seemed to have settled the problem,Thanks for the info much appreciated Paddy C"

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