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1993 Volvo 850 GLT Starts, Revs High, Then Dies

Help, Advice and DIY Tutorials on Volvo's extremely popular car line -- Volvo's 1990s "bread and butter" cars -- powered by the ubiquitous and durable Volvo inline 5-cylinder engine.

1992 - 1997 850, 850 R, 850 T5-R, 850 T5, 850 GLT
1997 - 2000 S70, S70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70, V70 AWD
1997 - 2000 V70-XC
1997 - 2004 C70

DaveenBavari
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Year and Model: 1993 Volvo 850 GLT
Location: Frederick Maryland

Re: 1993 Volvo 850 GLT Starts, Revs High, Then Dies

Post by DaveenBavari »

Alright, I'll buy a new switch and see how it works.
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Re: 1993 Volvo 850 GLT Starts, Revs High, Then Dies

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The car still won't start. Now it revs to about 1000 rpm then it dies.
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Re: 1993 Volvo 850 GLT Starts, Revs High, Then Dies

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Have you cleaned your throttle by any chance?
'00 V70R Venetian Red/Charcoal M56 Swapped 200k
'03 S60 2.4T Silver/Black 118k
'07 XC90 V8 AWD Sport Titanium Grey/Black 174k
'91 944 Turbo Dark Green/Beige 175k
'92 245 Base White/Beige 249k
'98 V70 GLT Black/Beige 205k
'99 BMW 528i
'01 Mountaineer 5.0
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2000 S70 GLT Mystic Silver/Taupe 253k
1993 944 Base Beige/Beige 221k
1998 S90- Silver/Gray 207k
1995 850 GLT Tropic Green... crushed
2001 S60 2.4T Black/Black 230k
1988 744 Turbo M46 Beige Metallic/Beige 188k
DaveenBavari
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Joined: Fri Dec 30, 2016 6:47 pm
Year and Model: 1993 Volvo 850 GLT
Location: Frederick Maryland

Re: 1993 Volvo 850 GLT Starts, Revs High, Then Dies

Post by DaveenBavari »

Yep. It was one of the first things that I did.
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