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 Problems
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.
It's quite common for the the fuel pump to fail, causing a no start condition. The engine will crank over but it will not start.
To verify this the fuel pressure and electrical power to the fuel pump should be checked. If the pump is getting power and there's no pressure, replace the pump. If it isn't getting power, check the fuel pump relay circuit.
The turbocharger return pipe seal may develop an oil leak. The leak can begin very small, but will eventually progress into a large leak. Our technicians recommend having this repaired at first signs of leakage.
1994 Volvo 850 Questions
It happens when I shut the car off after having the a/c on
Since purchasing this car i have replaced the plugs, plug wires, distributer cap, rotor, fuel pump, fuel filter, MAF and the IAC. The last time the car started and stayed running i back up, it started sputtering, i gave it more gas and it backfired so hard that it blew off the oil cap. Ever sin...
The AC is cooling but weakly when driving.
I had an AC sealer put in and the coolant filled.
It is performing a bit better now. Before filling it stopped cooling all together.
I recently had the timing belt and water pump replaced.
Someone said that this could be an AC thermostat (near pump) ...
1994 Volvo 850 Recalls
1994 Volvo 850 Reviews
I bought my 1994 850 non-turbo standard shift Volvo wagon 1n 2002 for $7000.00 with 72000 miles on it. It had 302468 miles when the odometer quit and god knows how many miles since then. Unbelievable facts:original clutch,original exhaust system,original radiator,original hoses,original water pump,just replaced heater core,1 fuel pump,1alternator 1 starter. It just keeps on giving in New Hampsh...