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How To Troubleshoot Volvos

This is how to troubleshoot Volvo problems. This is a gold standard, a troubleshooting level we should all aspire to. Read through the forum thread and see how MVS Volvo Forums Moderator Steve absolutely nails it. This is his account of the 48 hours after he’s left stranded in a parking lot… how he limps his 1999 V70 manual home, and how he gets to the root of the problem a day later.

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2000 S70 No Start

“I was having the same symptoms with the missing ets, cel , and oil lights. may have found the problem. there is a common ground wire that is held in place by the passenger side hood latch. took it off , cleaned it up , reconnected and she started first try. like nothing was ever wrong. Only because I removed the entire box surrounding the computers did I just happen to see this corroded wire, although you do not have to remove the cover to access it.”