Volvo 850 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Volvo 850
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Volvo 850 Problems
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.
It's quite common for the the fuel pump to fail, causing a no start condition. The engine will crank over but it will not start.
To verify this the fuel pressure and electrical power to the fuel pump should be checked. If the pump is getting power and there's no pressure, replace the pump. If it isn't getting power, check the fuel pump relay circuit.
The turbocharger return pipe seal may develop an oil leak. The leak can begin very small, but will eventually progress into a large leak. Our technicians recommend having this repaired at first signs of leakage.
Volvo 850 Questions
I've had it into dealer and 3 other service centers. No one has ever actually fixed problem. Everytime I spent $500. Had AC control head module replaced. Had blower motor replaced. Now told AC compressor needs to be replaced. Will this finally fix problem?
Well my Volvo 850 turbo doesn't start since I replaced the transmission with one from a glt n/a. The. Car has no spark. What do I do? Do I need a different transmission or just a TCU TCM from a non turbo Volvo?
REALLY NEED HELP.THANKS
Volvo 850 Recalls
Volvo 850 Reviews
This car has 178,573 miles runs good only one problem no one seems to be able to solve.When you are driving it will shut down the dash lights up you turn on the flashers pull over to a safe place out of traffic wait about 5-min.it will restart and go you never know when this will happen so you are always on guard it might happen 2-times or go 2-or 3 weeks before it happen again its been in 3-sh...
This is a great car especially over 200k. Great gas milage.
Great car especially with over 200K on it. Runs like new.