1996 Volvo 960 Repair and Maintenance

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

1996 Volvo 960 Problems

AC Evaporator May Leak

A refrigerant leak may develop from the AC evaporator causing the AC to blow warm air. Verifying failure of this component is difficult. A good shop will use leak detection dye to verify a failing evaporator.

Air Pump Check Valve Failure

The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failure of the air pump check valve.

Worn Sway Bar Bushings Causing Knocking From Front End

The sway bar bushings commonly wear out, causing a knocking noise from the front of the vehicle. Replacing the worn bushings should correct this concern.

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1996 Volvo 960 Questions

shakes while sitting idle and while driving what could be the cause of this? (1 answer)

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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