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1996 850 Need New Main Engine Wire Harness

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1996 850 Need New Main Engine Wire Harness

Post by britt441 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:44 am

EXTREMELY IMPORTANT AND URGENT! In need/in search of a New Engine Wire Harness for my 1996 Volvo 850 Wagon. Anyone know where I could find one or does anyone have one? Please please please. I am in need.
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Re: Important: Need New Main Engine Wire Harness, 1996 Volvo 850

Post by ZionXIX » Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:01 pm

What's up with your current harness?
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Re: Important: Need New Main Engine Wire Harness, 1996 Volvo 850

Post by britt441 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:59 pm

ZionXIX wrote:
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What's up with your current harness?
We thought it was our alternator, but we replaced the alternator and the car will still not run. We had two mechanics tell us that all the wires melted together. They said something sort circuited and the wires were all corroded and brittle and apparently they have all melted together.



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Re: Important: Need New Main Engine Wire Harness, 1996 Volvo 850

Post by abscate » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:40 pm

Junkyard is best bet. There are several good ones in Boston and RI

We’ve got Sonicin the final stages of parting out a V70 in PA, too


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Re: Important: Need New Main Engine Wire Harness, 1996 Volvo 850

Post by greg850r » Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:23 pm

viewtopic.php?f=1&t=90713

I took it away today, would have been an easy get. I have an 850 sedan 96 or 7 going that way next but I don't know exactly when.


05 Cross Country wagon
99 C70 Convertible
96 850R wagon
96 850T wagon
96 850 GLT 5spd N/A sedan
97 850R 5spd sedan
66 GTO 421SD 4spd
67 GTO 455 T400
02 Powerstroke 4x4
85 Yota 4x4
24' 454 Challenger
07 Softail Custom
02 Sportster Custom
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Re: Important: Need New Main Engine Wire Harness, 1996 Volvo 850

Post by erikv11 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:35 am

Turbo or non-turbo?


'95 854 T5-R, Motronic 4.4, 185k
'96 855 NA, 140k
'98 S70 NA, 210k (living out west)
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'06 S60 R, 160k
gone: '96 NA 850 210k, '98 NA V70 182k

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Re: Important: Need New Main Engine Wire Harness, 1996 Volvo 850

Post by britt441 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:39 am

erikv11 wrote:
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:35 am
Turbo or non-turbo?
Non-turbo, It is the '96 850 Wagon



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Re: Important: Need New Main Engine Wire Harness, 1996 Volvo 850

Post by britt441 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:40 am

abscate wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:40 pm
Junkyard is best bet. There are several good ones in Boston and RI

We’ve got Sonicin the final stages of parting out a V70 in PA, too
Do you happen to know the names of the ones in Boston and RI? That would be great. Thank you so much!



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Re: Important: Need New Main Engine Wire Harness, 1996 Volvo 850

Post by britt441 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:45 am

greg850r wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:23 pm
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=90713

I took it away today, would have been an easy get. I have an 850 sedan 96 or 7 going that way next but I don't know exactly when.
Yes, unfortunately, I have the 850 Wagon. Thank you so much though!



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Re: Important: Need New Main Engine Wire Harness, 1996 Volvo 850

Post by greg850r » Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:06 pm

I have found there is very little difference between most wagon and sedan parts and I believe the engine harness would be the same.
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05 Cross Country wagon
99 C70 Convertible
96 850R wagon
96 850T wagon
96 850 GLT 5spd N/A sedan
97 850R 5spd sedan
66 GTO 421SD 4spd
67 GTO 455 T400
02 Powerstroke 4x4
85 Yota 4x4
24' 454 Challenger
07 Softail Custom
02 Sportster Custom
Parts cars not included

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