Loss of Power

Asked by Feb 22, 2011 at 12:20 PM about the 1998 Volvo S70 GLT Turbo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Cars runs good then just shuts off going down the road. Car will start right back up.

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185

It's an electrical short, have an electrics diagnostic run and start looking for a new wiring harness. Also, have alternator checked.

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If you're not getting any trouble codes, check the fuel pump relay. It's just in front of the firewall, drivers side. I had this same start/stop problem with mine at 198000k. Swapped it out with a new one and it ran great.

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