1994 Volvo 850 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Volvo 850
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1994 Volvo 850 ProblemsIntake manifold gaskets leak causing driveability issues
The intake manifold gasket can leak and cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate, idle speed to be erratic and a hard starting engine. A hissing noise can often be heard from the gasket area when the leak is bad enough. Removal of the intake manifold is needed to replace the gasket.
One or both of the front wheel bearings may fail resulting in a rumbling noise from the front wheel area when driving over 25 mph.
The AC evaporator can develop a leak resulting in insufficient AC cooling. Our technicians recommend when replacing the evaporator, have a pollen filter kit installed to help with air quality in the cabin.
1994 Volvo 850 QuestionsMany questions to ask. I will go into further detail. (1 answer)
When first starting up car revs up high, stays then comes back down. It rough idles when it comes back down. Don't have the money to take to a shop. It spits and sputters and has cut off in traffic. It does have a leak somewhere on top of engine. It uses oil, and a lot of it. At least a quart...
It happens when I shut the car off after having the a/c on