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Engine running for xc70 but its not moving when put in drive gear or reverse gear

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Engine running for xc70 but its not moving when put in drive gear or reverse gear

Post by Mikebanda » Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:22 am

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Re: Engine running for xc70 but its not moving when put in drive gear or reverse gear

Post by precopster » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:52 am

Is there a turbine-like whining noise when you rev over 1,500rpm?

Symptoms point to either a transmission pump failure or filter screen blockage.


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Re: Engine running for xc70 but its not moving when put in drive gear or reverse gear

Post by chrism » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:00 am

Have you done any recent work on one of the axles such it might not be fully connected at the splines? (Long shot, I know.)



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Re: Engine running for xc70 but its not moving when put in drive gear or reverse gear

Post by oragex » Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:52 am

All the above + too low fluid will cause the car not to move - however since you can't drive the car, you can't measure the fluid because it can get warmed up enough to get a good lecture


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Re: Engine running for xc70 but its not moving when put in drive gear or reverse gear

Post by cn90 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:10 pm

That is not true.

You can check ATF level with engine OFF and COLD.

I posted the trick in forum, you just need to know where on the ATF dipstick to look at.


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Re: Engine running for xc70 but its not moving when put in drive gear or reverse gear

Post by cn90 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:14 pm

O.O.

Year modwl mileage?

I see this every day...people post messages to get help and yet the most essential info such as year, model and mileage is rarely posted? Maybe we can read people's mind?


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Re: Engine running for xc70 but its not moving when put in drive gear or reverse gear

Post by MDK » Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:36 pm

Yeah cn90...people panic when they breakdown. Year make and mileage are essential. You know they could have a broken passenger side axle. That happened to me on my 1997 850 R wagon...



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