Volvo 850 Repair and Maintenance
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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.
Volvo 850 QuestionsRuns fine. No warning lights. No codes. (1 answer)
When driving 20 km/hour and press the throttle 1/3 down with turbo pres indicating 1/3 ( in the White ) on the instrument it accelerates ok to about 3000 rpm., and then stalls . With more throttle and higher boost indicated engine stalls before 3000 rpm. the car is a
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Daughter says light and brakes feel different when stopping
It runs great out on the road, and it idles good too, but when I put it in gear or turn the AC on it starts to lope like it has a racing cam in it..it has a recent full tune up.. I can unplug the idle control sensor and it kills the engine, same with the mass air flow sensor..any clues?