1991 Volvo 940 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1991 Volvo 940

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1991 Volvo 940 Problems

Faulty RPM sensor may cause CEL and "no start" condition

A faulty RPM sensor can cause the Check Engine Light to come on and cause a "no start" condition, especially when the engine is warm.

Transmission Overdrive Relay May Fail

The transmission overdrive relay often fails, preventing the transmission from shifting into overdrive

"No start" Due to Failed Fuel Pump Relay

The fuel pump relay may fail resulting in a "no start" condition, the engine will crank over but will not start and run. Checking for proper fuel pressure would be the first step in diagnosing this concern.

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1991 Volvo 940 Questions

My check engine light is on and white smoke is coming from the tailpipe car cuts (1 answer)

My car cuts off while I'm driving it does this hesitate while I'm driving and cuts off. oi just had the oil changed filture. Now the car has wait smoke coming from the tailpipe. I also had the fule pump changed. I dont know what's wrong with my car I just purchased this vehicle in No...

Does anyone know anything about VOLVO cars? (1 answer)

Car won't start at all. I've replace the 2 fuel pumps, fuel pump relay, fuel filter, and crankshaft position sensor and still can't get it to crank; does anyone know what else could be wrong with the car?

Engine is sputtering upon acceleration. What may cause this? (1 answer)

Injectors & throttle body have been cleaned. Plugs & plug wires have been changed. Gas & Air filters have been changed. Water pump, Timing belt have been changed. Turbo has been serviced.
Car starts and idles well once cold. However as engine gets warm and begins to be revved at 2000...

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1991 Volvo 940 Recalls

Recall 91V075000
SAFETY BELTS ARE DESIGNED TO BE ROUTED UNDER A DIAGONAL CROSS BRACE DURING FASTENING. THE INSTRUCTIONAL LABELS FOR THE BELT ROUTING ARE INADEQUATE, AND CAN RESULT IN INADVERTANT RELEASE OF THE BELT BUCKLE.
Recall 91V010000
IF CONDITIONS OF HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURE, OVERFILLING OF THE FUEL TANK, AND INSUFFICIENT TORQUE ON THE SENDING UNIT LOCK RING EXIST SIMULTANEOUSLY, FUEL SEEPAGE MAY OCCUR FROM THE TOP OF THE TANK.

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1991 Volvo 940 Reviews

A tremendous driver on the highway, the car gets up to speed fast fast and is smooth at speed, and sports are very forgiving ride around town. The car is heavy and in town driving fuel economy reflects that. Plastic trim/fitments eventually fall apart, disconnect, become the victims of plastic fatigue, etc. and this is the most noticeably sub par aspect of this model/year. Mine has an automati...

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