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 on 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...