Volvo 850 Problem Report

Volvo 850 Engine Cranks Over and Doesn't Start

(11 reports)

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.

i seem to have the same problem i went to work one day no problems at all it seemed to run fine i go to leave work it would'nt start it just keeps turning over but won't start so i located the fuel rale shrader valve and i prest the middle thing there it just dribled alittle bit after i just got done cranking it over ,,, could it be the fuel pump? im, wondering please give me some advise where to start with this thing -
Started car drove around. When I stopped at home ate dinner and jumped back in car it would not start. I let it sit after trying a few times an hour to start it. The next morning it started. I drove to work. It sat all day. I tried to start and it didn't start. I turned key to on position, I do not hear the pump at all making pressure. I am going to check the relay today and jump it to see if it's the relay or the pump. Will let you know as soon as I know. -
No start. Towed from Atlanta, GA to Montgomery, AL. Diagnosed at dealership as fuel pump failure. -
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