Repair Database Tag: poor idle

March 10, 2010

Fuel pumps and the Volvo 940

Idles, then Dies – Turns Out it Was the Fuel Pump So I got the 940 station wagon running good again. Both fuel pumps were toast. The one in the tank was probably toast some time ago and the one under the driver was doing all the work. I installed pumps from Autozone parts house. […]

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December 31, 2009

Volvo 850 (very) high idle at startup, then up and down

Idle Air Control Causes Poor Idle It appears we have a winner. Took out the IAC, sprayed it liberally with carb cleaner (didn’t touch the connector, don’t trust carb cleaner around those, but I might be paranoid) and replaced. Also cleaned the flame trap a bit (wasn’t too bad, actually, same with the throttle body). […]

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