Within the last 3 weeks, my car will stall as I am sitting at red lights or just idling. It happened once a week for the first 2 weeks now about 4 times in the last week, so more frequent now. What can cause this? I just spent about $2200 in Dec and another $500 in March fixing "known repairs necessary at about the 60K mile mark in Volvos.
Car stalls while idling on 2002 Volvo S40
by Visitor in Los Angeles, CA on May 30, 2011
ANSWER by Rickster51 on May 31, 2011
We would love to help, but need some additional information to accurately diagnosis you problem. Why don't you give us a call at (818) 718-6138 and we can discuss this over the phone Mark's Independent Volvo Service
ANSWER by volvorepair on June 02, 2011
Hello i'm a expert volvo tech, you could possible have a vacuum leak or a bad idle control valve you can call if you have farther question (626)343-9860
The fuel pressure regulator can leak and cause a hard start condition, without any faults recorded in the engine computer.