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Volvo 960 Air Pump Check Valve Failure

Volvo 960 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1996, 1997

Average Mileage: 143,666 mi (129,000 mi - 157,000 mi)


The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failure of the air pump check valve.

  • Visitor, , 129,000 mi

    Check engine light indicated air pump and check valve. estimated cost to fix provided by independent volvo mechanic $965

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  • rockndino, , 145,000 mi

    Persistent check engine light explained by Volvo mechanic as failed air pump. Recommended replacement along with check valve...estimate $700 or more. I declined. Was looking for way to perhaps fix with a shade tree approach...

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