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car won't start and run

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1992 - 1997 850, 850 R, 850 T5-R, 850 T5, 850 GLT
1997 - 2000 S70, S70 AWD
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Re: car won't start and run

Post by Vixvolvo » Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:22 pm

ok thanks greg850r



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Re: car won't start and run

Post by rguzz » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:03 pm

Check engine light is not on because of a recent, or otherwise oil change. Have a shop, or parts place Autozone, etc. run the codes. Go from there. Otherwise, advice provided thus far is a starting point.



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Re: car won't start and run

Post by BEJinFbk » Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:38 pm

rguzz wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:03 pm
Check engine light is not on because of a recent, or otherwise oil change. Have a shop, or parts place Autozone, etc. run the codes. Go from there. Otherwise, advice provided thus far is a starting point.
To clarify, there are two lights that often get mistaken for each other.

There's a Check Engine Light that's common to all cars and indicates
some kind of engine trouble and usually indicates stored code(s).
This is the important one that you need to look into.

Then there's a SERVICE light that's tripped by a preset mileage
programmed into the odometer to remind the driver of maintenance.
This one just comes on for two minutes and only needs a reset.


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