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1996 Volvo 960 Competition 4dr Sedan

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i change ecm ,it started once and wont start no more but cranks ,what can possible be the problem ?
1996 volvo 960 did not starts b4 so i change pcm and then it started one time and wont start again like b4
Asked by Frank R December 17, 2014, 1:24 pm 0 reply
Need help re: Crank shaft
Where is the Crankshaft on 97 Volvo 960? Why would it be blown out or need to be replaced?
Asked by Sheila D March 20, 2012, 10:53 am 1 reply
when I turn on the ignition switch, there are not lights on the dash bord instrument cluster.
Most of the time, there is not any light on the dash bord instrument cluster, when I turn on the ignition kee. In this case alternator does not charge the battery. I am force to p...
Asked by Edmond S November 5, 2011, 8:10 pm 1 reply
Check engine. Car stops running while driving and the rpm are too low at idle
I experienced this problem with a '03 Taurus and the cause was a faulty idle air control valve. Does this car has the same part? If so how easy is it to replace and if that is not ...
Asked by Jonathan J June 21, 2010, 2:43 pm 2 replies
safety netural
when im at stoplight and try to go it takes a minute for the brakes to dissengage - could it be the safety netural switch
Asked by Melissa M May 23, 2010, 12:12 pm 1 reply
Should I repair or just sell/trade-in?
I recently got into in accident with my Volvo. The oil pan and the transmisson are messed up but i haven't had a mechanic look at it yet. So, I don't know what else could be the pr...
Asked by Alexis B February 26, 2010, 2:06 pm 1 reply
TRAC system
I have a automatic shift and next to the gear shifter there are 3 buttons that sat W,S,E this is the TRAC system I am looking fir detailed info as to where the sensor is located an...
Asked by Melissa M January 29, 2010, 1:31 pm 1 reply
my 97 960 wagon has an intermittend miss.
just rpl t. belt, water pump,damper,adjuster,plugs, struts, and rear shocks. Car runs very smoothly and had the problem before service was done. Engine has 177000 miles, any ideas?...
Asked by   January 6, 2010, 3:30 pm 1 reply
Is there a benefit to replacing the transmission on a 1996 volvo 960? or should the car just be repl
The transmission on my 1996 Volvo 960 needs to be replaced. Would this be a wise investment? Or would it be better to replace the car. This is my only car and it has 265,000 miles....
Asked by Kim J December 30, 2009, 4:04 pm 1 reply
1996 Volvo 960 Sedan Gotchas
Hello, I just purchased a 1996 Volvo 960 yesterday for a 3rd family vehicle, in hopes that my upcoming 16 yr old will have a safe vehicle to drive. I purchased it from an elderly w...
Asked by Joel N December 30, 2009, 12:23 pm 3 replies
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