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1990 Volvo 740 Problems

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Most Common 1990 Volvo 740 Problems

Engine stalling/stumbling problems can be caused by a failing mass airflow sensor.
A faulty RPM sensor can cause the Check Engine Light to come on and cause a "No Start" condition.
The transmission overdrive relay often fails, preventing the transmission from shifting into overdrive
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0 Known 1990 Volvo 740 Brakes Problems

3 Known 1990 Volvo 740 Drive Train Problems

The transmission overdrive relay often fails, preventing the transmission from shifting into overdrive
Transmission oil leakage from the rear output seal is common, caused by a worn output shaft bushing. Our technicians tell us both parts should be replaced to correct this concern.
Delayed and/or erratic shifting can be caused by the transmission kick-down cable sticking. Since the oil pan has to be removed to replace the cable, have the shop replace the transmission filter a...

0 Known 1990 Volvo 740 Electrical & Lights Problems

3 Known 1990 Volvo 740 Engine Problems

Engine stalling/stumbling problems can be caused by a failing mass airflow sensor.
A faulty RPM sensor can cause the Check Engine Light to come on and cause a "No Start" condition.
The fuel pump relay may fail resulting in a "no start" condition, the engine will crank over but will not start and run. Checking for proper fuel pressure would be the first step in diagnosing th...

1 Known 1990 Volvo 740 Exhaust & Emissions Problem

A rattling noise from under the vehicle can be caused by a loose exhaust header pipe heat shield. Properly securing the shield should correct this concern.

0 Known 1990 Volvo 740 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1990 Volvo 740 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1990 Volvo 740 Miscellaneous Problems

1 Known 1990 Volvo 740 Suspension & Steering Problem

When braking, a loose feeling from the front end can be caused by worn strut rod bushings. Worn bushings will require replacement. After they are replaced the wheel alignment should be checked.

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Known 1990 Volvo 740 Problems & Complaints

Transmission oil leakage from the rear output seal is common, caused by a worn output shaft bushing. Our technicians tell us both parts should be replaced to correct this concern.
A faulty RPM sensor can cause the Check Engine Light to come on and cause a "No Start" condition.
The fuel pump relay may fail resulting in a "no start" condition, the engine will crank over but will not start and run. Checking for proper fuel pressure would be the first step in diagnosing th...
Engine stalling/stumbling problems can be caused by a failing mass airflow sensor.
When braking, a loose feeling from the front end can be caused by worn strut rod bushings. Worn bushings will require replacement. After they are replaced the wheel alignment should be checked.
A rattling noise from under the vehicle can be caused by a loose exhaust header pipe heat shield. Properly securing the shield should correct this concern.
The transmission overdrive relay often fails, preventing the transmission from shifting into overdrive
Delayed and/or erratic shifting can be caused by the transmission kick-down cable sticking. Since the oil pan has to be removed to replace the cable, have the shop replace the transmission filter a...
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