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2001 Volvo S60 T5 lost of power

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Rugged75
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2001 Volvo S60 T5 lost of power

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Hello everyone! I need help fixing my daughters car. She said she will drive and at any given time it drops down to like 20 MPG. After pulling over for a few minutes it will start running normal. What can it be?
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Re: 2001 Volvo S60 T5 lost of power

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20 mph maybe?

It sounds like Limp mode but we have about 10% of the info to make. A decent diagnosis
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Ok now it cranks and then shuts off. 2 days ago I installed an alternator. It all worked fine . A few minutes later it lost power and then drove fine the rest of the way. Now, it cranks but then shuts off
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Rugged75 wrote: Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:35 am Ok now it cranks and then shuts off. 2 days ago I installed an alternator. It all worked fine . A few minutes later it lost power and then drove fine the rest of the way. Now, it cranks but then shuts off
Have you checked that your grounds or connections are not corroded? Also try disconnecting the MAF and see if the car still runs. If the car runs without the MAF, you know your MAF is bad. 2001 was also common for the ETM failure FYI.
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Re: 2001 Volvo S60 T5 lost of power

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Ok got the car diagnosed and it all came out ok. The battery needed some changering. It started up and drove for about 20 minutes and dropped back to a max speed of 20MPH
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