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Drain on Battery 1997 850 GLT

Experiencing A Drain on Battery?

How to Locate Battery Drain

1. Take an ordinary 12V test light 2. Remove the positive battery cable 3. Place the test light between the positive terminal of the battery and the positive cable 4. If the light on the test light lights up you have an offending circuit pulling power.

Here is the cool part………………… 5. Start pulling fuses till the light goes out 6. Read what the “light out” fuse circuit controls

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Bonus! More on the Volvo 850

Volvo unveiled an entirely new model series in June 1991, the Volvo 850 GLT. The Volvo 850 GLT was launched under the banner of “A dynamic car with four world-beating breakthroughs”.

The four new features were: transverse 5-cylinder engine driving the front wheels, Delta-link rear axle which combined the dynamics and ride comfort of independent suspension with the security of a live rear axle, the SIPS integrated side-impact protection system, and the self-adjusting front seat belt mechanism.

The exterior design of the 850 bore a strong Volvo identity, and its 740 and 940 heritage was immediately apparent.

Volvo 850 GLT received a tumultuous welcome; seldom has a new car reaped so many awards as the 850.

Over the intervening years, the 850 series has been expanded with additional variants, among them turbocharged petrol versions and a direct-injection turbo-diesel.

The Volvo 850 was also the first car in the world to offer side-impact airbags, which were introduced in autumn 1994.

In model year 1997, the S70 replaced the 850 Sedan car.

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2 Comments

I have an 1996 850 turbo wagon with a bad brake booster, can I do this replacement myself and if my hands what would be a fair labor charge at the garage for this

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