The transmission overdrive relay often fails, preventing the transmission from shifting into overdrive. In some cases the Overdrive light may stay all the time or not come on at all. The relay is located behind the center console, just left of the glove box. Before replacing the relay it is crucial that the wire leading to the overdrive solenoid is inspected to ensure it isn't shorting out on the transmission case. Failure to check this may le...
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1992 Volvo 240
1992 Volvo 240
1992 Volvo 240 Problems
Engine drivability problems can be caused by a failing mass air flow sensor.
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 1990-9...
A clunking feel from the rear of the car when accelerating from a stop can be caused by worn rear trailing arm bushings and/or torque rod bushings
As the fuses age, they can corrode and break. They need occasional inspection and possible replacement. When addressing this issue, we recommend replacing all the fuses with new fuses and cleaning the terminals that hold the fuses.
1992 Volvo 240 Questions and Answers
My car is stuck in park. It won't let me shift out of it(it's an automatic). Help please
had bushings done tighten front end got alighnment but stills pulls to the right
my trans is out, no forwoud or back. eng is ok, whats next?
is the sensor on the front of the engine or underneath the engine