1990 Volvo 240 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Volvo 240
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1990 Volvo 240 Problems"No start" Due to Failed Fuel Pump Relay
Very common issue. Seems to occur more often when the vehicle has been driven then parked for less than a half hour. Then you try to start the engine and it cranks over fine but doesn't start. The fuel pump relay fails to provide power to the fuel pump due to a crack in the relay circuit board.
If you look on the relay there's a date code. If the date is older than 1991, replace it no matter what. Volvo came out with a newer relay after 1990-91 and the later relays are better made.
Engine drivability problems can be caused by a failing mass air flow sensor.
1990 Volvo 240 QuestionsCost to fix brakelights... (2 answers)
Not working at all
Over a period of about a month the warning lights of my Volvo would come on., and there would be a bit of a lull. Then suddenly the car slowly came to a stop and the car would not start. The battery was dead, but after a couple days there was juice left in the battery, but not enough to turn th...
I bought a new alternator, fuel pump with filter along with a new starter .. But still no start from my engin just a crank