Questions tagged [850]

Referring to the model of car produced by Swedish car manufacturer Volvo. Produced from 1991 to 1997. Can be found as a sedan or station wagon. First Volvo to be exported to North America with front-wheel drive.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
0answers
87 views

Steering wheel stiff

My steering wheel was groaning, especially when making sharp turns, so I mentioned to the mechanic when some other service was being done. He said it was low on fluid and he filled it. After I got ...
1
vote
1answer
360 views

Constant power to radio?

Normally, my understanding is that power to the radio is cut when the ignition is turned off. I am looking at installing a normal computer in a car (not an Android) and the problem is that if you ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Heater core failed for the second time

I have Volvo 850 and the heater core is leaking... again. The same thing happened 3 or 4 years ago. Is there some design issue that is causing this to happen repeatedly? If so, any long-term fix?
2
votes
1answer
324 views

Bulb failure warning sensor diagnosis

I have a 1996 Volvo 850 GLT that has an active bulb failure warning. The problem is that it doesn't tell me WHICH bulb. I have checked all the obvious lights: headlights high beams reverse lights ...
1
vote
1answer
339 views

OEM versus aftermarket pads/rotors for Volvo?

I had some new rims put on my 1996 Volvo 850 today and the dealer said I need to have a brake job done. He specifically said I should be sure to get OEM pads and rotors because Volvos in particular ...
3
votes
2answers
54 views

Replace discontinued evap line?

My evap line got damaged and the part has been discontinued by Volvo (its a 1996 850 model). The particular hose is the one that runs across the frame in the front. Can this line be replaced with a ...
0
votes
2answers
572 views

Engine shutting down during LPG conversion

Two weeks ago I was stopped at a traffic light and my engine shut down. It took 4 tries to get it back running. People behind me got pissed when they missed their green light. This morning the same ...
1
vote
2answers
159 views

1994 Volvo 850 GL randomly stopping

My 1994 Volvo 850 GL has recently begun to halt the engine at seemingly random intervals. Some backstory: Since I bought it second-hand in 2013, it's had an intermittent problem where when I start the ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Volvo 850 dashboard lights not working

My Volvo 850's dashboard lights and instrument lights for the radio and A/C are not working properly. This happened two nights ago when I was driving, everything just went dark. The lights in the car ...
2
votes
1answer
190 views

Strange sound of Clutch when it is up and when starting the car from cold

The sound stops when I press it down or hold it more up. The car is in Finland now so there is something like minus -5 celcius which causes the problem when the car is kept outside. I will record the ...