Check Engine Light Due to Air Pump Check Valve Failure on Volvo 960

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

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 143,666 (129,000–157,000)
2 model years affected: 1996, 1997
5 people reported this problem
Get Your Car Fixed at a RepairPal Certified Shop.
We certify shops based on expertise, quality work, and verified customer reviews
Viewing 1 - 2 of 2 problem details
1996 Volvo 960 129,000 mi,
Check engine light indicated air pump and check valve. estimated cost to fix provided by independent volvo mechanic $965
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...