i have and 88 volov 760. i just got and it was runnin great but now when i drive it shuts off fter drivin a few blocks. when it shuts off all the lights on the dash comes on and then it shuts off. when i try to start it surns a lil but neva turns over so i have to get it jumped.
why does my car shut off when i drive a few blocks? on 1990 Volvo 760
by nicoleg in Harvey, IL on April 28, 2012
ANSWER by Bret Bodas , April 28, 2012
Sounds like the battery is not charging or there is a loose battery cable. Check the battery, cables and charging system really good. As a precaution, replace the fuel pump relay too, they are notorious for causing problems...