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Volvo 960 "No Start" and Check Engine Light Due to Gear Position Sensor Failure

Volvo 960 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997


The gear position sensor on the transmission may fail, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or a no start condition.

  • , , 110,000 mi

    Gear position sensor had to be replaced. Initially, we got by with shaking the gear selector around a little, but eventually, it went completely out, with flashing lights all over the dash and the check engine light lit.

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