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'04 V70 "Try slow down - shift up " message

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'04 V70 "Try slow down - shift up " message

Post by Faust » Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:23 am

Just bought a "new to me" '04 V70 110K miles. Driving it home, when I got to operating speed the message above appeared. It went into limp home and would barely exceed 20 mph. I went to post the problem, and the first thing that came up was a post of my own concerning my previous V70, about 4 years ago. It described the same problem, how could I have forgotten it? The solution then was 2 new ignition coils. This time the solution was 1 new coil. Did have it scanned and it came up with misfire cylinder #1. Replaced that coil and every thing is fine, message gone and it operates normally. Hope this helps someone.
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Re: '04 V70 "Try slow down - shift up " message

Post by oragex » Sun Dec 02, 2018 2:03 am

Thanks for sharing. How was the engine running, did it felt like shaking, with some noise ? Or it went to limp mode all of a sudden?


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Re: '04 V70 "Try slow down - shift up " message

Post by Faust » Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:50 am

"did it felt like shaking, with some noise ?" No noise, no shaking, just into limp mode. As I referenced, this happened on my prior '04 V70, about 4 years ago. It was operating normally, but I lost the key. The dealer was gracious enough to give me an appointment 9 days hence for a new key. I had it flat bedded there and a new key was made, with reprogramming. As I left the dealer it immediately fell into limp mode. I returned and dealer denied all responsibility. I got it somewhere and had codes pulled, that indicated misfires in two cylinders. I replaced those coils and wall was fine.


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Re: '04 V70 "Try slow down - shift up " message

Post by JoeCKSpakler » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:03 pm

This thread helped me solve my problem! Thanks!
I have a 2003 V70
I have a Bosch code reader a friend loaned me that has an app that installs on a mobile phone that let you read the codes via Bluetooth. It told me I had a cylinder 1 misfire. I bought a $20 coil online to see if that would solve my problem and it did. I went ahead and ordered the other four so I had all new coils replaced at the same time and also put new pre-gapped spark plugs in there while I had the coils off.



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