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Re: 2002 Volvo S60 engine suddenly cuts off

Post by jaxbomber » Sun Mar 21, 2010 6:43 pm

I used the process of elimination and started with the cleaning of the throttle body. The mechanic I used said there was a lot of trash accumulation. He cleaned the throttle and I haven't had a problem since then. Cost me $175 to do something I could have done but I'm just glad that the most annoying driving experience I've ever had is over.

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Re: 2002 Volvo S60 engine suddenly cuts off

Post by VOLVO20T » Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:19 am

Hi guys i have a Volvo S60 2.0 TURBO 2001 i had a problem witch seems to be same as yours problems on Volvo's i have a good news for u guys don't worry about the car everything is fine is not the engine its the EMT i had it cleaned and it does not cut's off now BUT the rews are going up and down i have took it to the motorway and give it fast ride take it to 130mph a have did it and my Volvo is in perfect condition, to clean the EMT it cost my £50 witch is nothing hope this will solve your problem....


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Re: 2002 Volvo S60 engine suddenly cuts off

Post by zuma6195 » Wed May 06, 2015 11:16 am

I have a 2005 Volvo S60. It runs great and smooth and has 143000 miles on it. One night as i turned the corner, it stalls. No check engine light...nothing. It starts right back up afterward. After some intense research and according to "justnaswer.com", it could be the crankshaft position senor ($ 40) . I will change it today and will come back to let everyone knows what happened.

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Re: 2002 Volvo S60 engine suddenly cuts off

Post by marshg2k » Wed May 06, 2015 6:31 pm

I found my issue was actually really simple. I had to clean the throttle ... This issue for me had to do with idling. So when I slowed down at a corner the engine would cutoff. The bad idling was a dirty throttle...couple of years now and everything is perfect.....

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Re: 2002 Volvo S60 engine suddenly cuts off

Post by 04S60Jack » Tue Dec 22, 2015 10:27 am

I started a day with my 2004 Volvo S60 starting right up just fine then shutting down within 30 seconds, This could be repeated up to 3 times then I was forced to wait 20 minutes before it would start up again. I went on line and found people changing their MAF , Cam Position and Crank Position sensors with mixed results. Then I ran into responses where people changed their Ignition Switch Antennae Rings or banged their keys into the ignition with a screwdriver handle to some success. I spoke with a parts dealer I know and he said it sounded like a security related immobilization of the engine. I thought it seemed like my car thought it was being stolen and the key wasnt being recognized. I hit the red alarm button on my key fob setting the alarm off then turned it off and low and behold i was able to start the car off and drive with no further problem. this is probably the beginning of an ignition switch or engine immobilizer problem down the road, but at least i'm on the road for free!

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Re: 2002 Volvo S60 engine suddenly cuts off

Post by abscate » Wed Dec 23, 2015 7:57 am

30 seconds running for an immobilizer problem is longer than I recall being reported before. It usually is reported as a 1-2 second interval.

I would guess an intermittent somewhere in the ignition switch or immobiliser rather than a code problem.

Interesting coding question though - is the immob active after starting or does it decide once it allows you to run the car, it stops looking for the chip and code? I would guess this, but don't know that for certain

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Re: 2002 Volvo S60 engine suddenly cuts off

Post by jenkinskg » Tue Dec 29, 2015 7:35 am

fuel pump controller on my 04 S60 died, if it is corroded a turn could cause cut out, bought one lifetime warranty $100 erie Volvo used but tested parts
no issues since.
The controller get wet dirt etc in it, mine had florida beach sand in it and corrosion, was going to relocate like they did under warranty on S40

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