1996 Volvo 960 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Volvo 960

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1996 Volvo 960 Problems

Abnormal Noise From Front Suspension Due to Worn Control Arm Bushings

The front control arm bushings wear out, resulting in alignment issues and squeaking and/or knocking noises from the front end. Worn bushings will require replacement.

"No Start" and Check Engine Light Due to Gear Position Sensor Failure

The gear position sensor on the transmission may fail, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or a no start condition.

Head gaskets leaked oil into coolant.

Oil in coolant. Had to replace head gaskets.

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1996 Volvo 960 Questions

shakes while sitting idle and while driving what could be the cause of this? (2 answers)

yeah when the car is cold it starts and runs smoothly but after it warms up a few minutes it starts to shake, just curious what causes the shaking cause no check engine light comes on.. thank you for answering..

I have a code po410 where do I start (1 answer)

Engine starts fine but difficult to unlock from park position (1 answer)

Jiggling key or pressing and strongly repressing brake will eventually free up shifter.

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1996 Volvo 960 Recalls

Throttle Sticks

The throttle plate may stick in the throttle housing, resulting in the vehicle continuing to accelerate when the accelerator pedal is released by the driver. Dealers will replace the throttle housing free of charge to resolve the concern.

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