1997 Volvo 850 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Volvo 850
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1997 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.
1997 Volvo 850 QuestionsWhat is the going rate to fix abs on 850? (1 answer)
Daughter says light and brakes feel different when stopping
What does P0172 means. The check engine light was on and I took the car to a Auto place and the code was P0172
My battery won't hold a charge I have to jump it off then I can drive it no problems anywhere I need to go but right when I cut the car off and immediately try to cut it on again my battery dead again and all the lights are dim. Is it my battery going bad or is it a electrical problem. It see...