Having problems with your 1998 Volvo V70 ?
Why is check engine light on my 1998 v70 GLT on? what causes this?
The check engine light is on because there is something wrong with your vehicle, possibly a bad sensor. You will have to have the engine codes read to know what's wrong. Most larger auto parts chain stores will read the codes for free and tell you what's wrong. You can then fix it yourself or take it to a mechanic shop for repairs.
COULD BE EVAP LEAK - CYLINDER MISFIRE OR PCM FAULT ITSELF. HIGH OR LOW BATTERY VOLTAGE LIKE I SEEN CAR ALTERNATOR GO BAD ONLY PUT OUT 11.5 VOLTS OR 16 VOLTS THAT WILL CAUSE PCM PROBLEM.TAKE VECHICLE TO AUTO ZONE OR ADVANCE AUTO PARTS OR ANY AUTO PARTS STORES IN YOUR TOWN OR CITY THEY WILL SCAN VECHICLE FREE TELL YOU YOUR TROUBLE CODE.
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Why is check engine light on my 1998 v70 GLT on? what causes this?
The check engine light is on because there is something wrong with your vehicle, possibly a bad sensor. You will have to have the engine codes read to know what's wrong. Most larger auto parts chain stores will read the codes for free and tell you wh ... 1998 Volvo V70
I have a 1999 Dodge Stratus and when the car comes to a complete stop after its been warmed up, the oil light comes on. This goes away as soon as I step on the gas. I've checked the oil and there is a sufficient amount. Also, the check engine light is on for an emissions system failure. What is causing the oil light to come on and could the oil issue cause the check engine light to come on?
The oil pump may be going out - the light indicates the pressure is below the proper level and when you step on the gas it spins faster/raises the pressure back up to an acceptable level.\015\012\015\012This is something to get checked RI ... 1999 Dodge Stratus
Hi my I have a toyota 4-runner 1998, and I noticed that my check engine light turns on after a 50+ mile long drive. So when I pull over and turn off the engine for about 15 minutes, the check engine light turns off. So I had continue to drive for an additional 25 miles and the light turns on again. Pulled over and turned off my engine and it turned off again. Any idea what might be causing the check engine light to turn on or off? Also had the engine replaced 4 years ago and the performanc
This is generally the O^2 sensor it will go in and out of value corresponding to the vehicle temperature. it would be a good idea to replace the coolant temp sensor and the O^2 sensor. ... Toyota 4Runner
I have the same problem with my 2000 v70 glt a not only does the break, abs, and check engine lights come on and the speedometer and odometer don't work but the arrow starts flashing and the vehicle seems to start in high gear! Which of the many speed sensors should i check?
The most common problem is with the ABS control unit. You will most likely have to replace it. It is located under the brake hydraulic unit (not the master cylinder). This part can be purchaced from a Volvo dealer, or sent to one of the many places t ... 1999 Volvo V70
Couple of questions on a 1997 4 cyl Ford ranger; engine light stays on all the time. Sometimes its blinking nut mainly just stays lit. In addition the O/D off light comes on to let me know its off for no apparent reason. And last yesterday I checked the "fluids" as its running sluggish and the container that holds the radiator fluid was empty-what caused this? Its been 0-32 degrees out. thank you for your help.
First off, the check engine light. If it's flashing, that indicates the engine is misfiring. You should immediately pull over and shut it off - driving while misfiring can cause serious damage. The fact that it stays lit indicates that you have store ... Ford Ranger
Check engine light is on. Had it checked they say fuel injecter number 3. It has supposably been replaced. Took it somewhere else they said it was cleaned cause it was rusted. light was off for a while came back on. I've lost hope on someone actually fixing it. The car also has a vabration the cap and rotter has been changed. It only vibrates when the check engine light is on. I've put about 600 dollars into this problem. Cause they are just guessing at it. It's a 2002 honda accord. Can you plea
Very tough to say without seeing the car or knowing what the code number is when the check engine light comes on, but from what you're saying it sounds like it may be a vacuum leak. I suspect you may have a ruptured intake manifold gasket. Try gett ... 2002 Honda Accord
I just bought a 2004 Grand Cherokee pecial Edition. When I started my vehicle this morning the oil gauge never moved. Soon the "Check Gauges" light came on then the engine light came on. When I had the oil checked it was overful. Would this have caused this problem? The dealer has taken the car in for service and drained off the escess oil and replaced an O2 sensor. He said it had a code of PO139 and that is what caused the check engine light. I'm not sure i believe him.
Hi! You can stop doubting, when the 02 sensors are faulty it gives you the code po139. The oil just happes to be above normal filling but it has nothing to do with the code. Hope this shed some light. Take care! ... 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
I have two questions regarding the check engine light stays on problem: 1. If replacing the fuel fill cap had already fixed the cause of the problem, is resetting the counter the only thing a technician has to do? 2. If the fuel fill cap and refilling fuel with engine running are not the cause of the check engine light problem, what are the other causes if there is any? Thanks in advance!
There are hundreds of causes. Look here: http://alflash.com.ua/OBDII/EOBDcodes.pdf\015\012\015\012You need to have the car scanned to get the codes. ... 2000 Volvo S80
2003 Jeep grand cherokee, 6 cyl; Had a slew of problems. My transmission was slipping, shuddering when you got to 51 to 54 mph, and speedometer was haywire causing me to use my gps to check speed. Check engine light was on, codes 306 and 123. Checked the tps voltages, found that the Haynes manual had me checking the wrong pins for voltages. Got that squared away and found I had to replace the TPS again. Erased codes, now no check engine light. Wasn't aware that the TPS could cause so much...Repl
Hi!!\015\012\015\012I don't know why they put in the book that it takes 4 quarts if it takes 5 to fill it to specs.\015\012\015\012Well, it seems that you did all the hard work already. the only thing left to do is add a bott ... 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee
My check engine light came on. The dealership said "filler neck leaking causing evaporative leak." The gas cap also says "loose cap will turn on check engine light." Would like to try a new gas cap but do not know how to turn off check engine light to see if that is the problem.
I have a check engine light on that when the code is pulled it says the evaporator has a small leak...how can this be fixed my other means so I don't have to go to the dealer.. ... 2001 Chrysler Town & Country
I own a 2005 Scion Xa with 69000 miles Texas state inspections requires that the vehicle pass emission test as part of the inspection It failed inspection because there were 4 trouble codes stored p0441 p0442 p0446 and p0456 but the check engine light never came on The check engine light does not come on when you first turn the key on or when you start the car or while the care is running What is the cause for the trouble codes and why is the check engine light not working
POSSIBLE CAUSE EVAP CANISTER PURGE VALVE.FAULTY EVAP PRESSURE SENSOR.CHECK ALL EVAP SYSTEM.HOSES AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS. ... 2005 Scion xA
How do I reset the Check Engine Light on a 2005 Ford Taurus? The system check says everything is OK. Previously, a dirty air filter caused the light to come on. I replaced it (it was somewhat dirty.) but the light did not go out. Also, a couple of days ago, my "gas cap" and "Brakes" lights came on. I restarted and the fault was cleared. However, the check engine light came on later.
Only way to clear is with a scanner. The scanner will also give you the codes so it can be diagnosed. If its an emission issue your warrenty should cover it. ... 2005 Ford Taurus
My 2005 Jeep Liberty v6 3.7L 4x2 (Basic base model) check engine light came on and my car mileage is 90,100 miles but I did not pay attention if it came on at 90k. My gas cap also was lost a few days ago but again did not pay attention if that caused the engine light. I went to autozone and bought a locking gas cap (stunt I think was the name). I replaced it and light still on. I was just wondering what else should I consider with this check engine light that just came on.
Give the computer a day or two to recognize the new gas cap and turn off the light. If it doesn't go off, your best bet is to visit a parts store and have them scan the computer for you to determine the cause of the light. Auto Zone and several oth ... 2005 Jeep Liberty
Check engine light came on. Car has over 190000 miles on it. Engine seems to be running fine oil is good and no other obvious signs of anything major. What could be causing this light to come on? Oh also had to replace the gas cap about three weeks back when the check engine light came on from missing the cap. Once the cap was replaced the light went off and now its back on again
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I have a 95 Chevy Lumina 3.4l engine. The problem I have is a check engine light that comes on and the car start jerking like is running out of fuel. I pull off the road and restart the car and there's no check engine light on; I drive it for a few miles and light comes back on until I restart to clear the light. Do yoiu have any ideal what could cause that condition
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What can cause the check engine light for a bank 1 lean in a 06 chevy trailblazer to come on repeatedly? it has been taken to repair shops and the dealer. They fix and reset the codes. but when i turn the heat on in my truck it causes the check engine light to come on?
What have the repair shops and dealer diagnosed so far? And what have they done to "fix" the problem? A lean condition sometimes is caused by a vacuum leak in the intake. ... 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer
2002 Hyundai Matrix transmission problem. While driving the engine check light comes on and I am unable to kickdown to overtake. Whenever, I try to drive from a complete stop, the car seem to be lazy. I discovered that if I switch off the car then start, then switch off a second time then start, the check light comes off. I am then able to drive and kickdown as usual until the engine check light comes back on. What can cause this problem and how can I fix it?
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'95 cadillac eldorado driving and went to pass a car. The engine would rev up to 4000 rpm and car would slowly go. check engine light came on. I parked the car and turned it off. when i restarted the car the system check was ok and check engine light turned off. - what would cause this?
Well sounds like the trany is slipping, make sure trany fluid is full and clean, also check engine light will reset when ignition is turned off but if you scan computer a code can be pulled to help in diagnosing this problem. start with checking the ... 1995 Cadillac Eldorado
My 1995 subaru legacy lsi cuts out when I rev the engine around 1 rpm. Plus the check engine light is on. I took it to the dealership and they couldn't fix it, but they got a code from the check engine light. The code is p0441, it says it is an evap system leak but where could it leak causing the engine to cut out at 1 rpm? Basically when I rev the engine around 1 rpm it will want to cut out and then it dosent, as if you pushed on the gas and then took your foot off the pedal repeatedly.Please h
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On my dashboard for my 2001 nissan pathfinder the check engine oil light is on and the word "Brake" is lit up. (i assume that's my emergency brake light). What is causing these 2 lights to come on. And the check engine oil light flickers on and off.
This is most likely sensor problems. If you brakes are worn, the brake light will come on intermittently. If your "check engine oil" light comes on and you know it's up to the full level, it is probably the low oil sensor. ... 2001 Nissan Pathfinder
I have been getting a check gas cap notification on my 2006 chevrolet uplander. i check it and it seems to be fine. Then i get a check engine light. Can the gas cap cause a check engine light to come on?
Yes. Any leak in the evap system can cause a check engine light. A smoke machine can be used to isolate the leak. You most likely have a purge solenoid or vent solenoid leaking when commanded closed. The most common being the vent solenoid, located u ... 2006 Chevrolet Uplander
My check engine light is came on this morning on my way to class. I checked all fluids and guages and everything seems fine. I also checked my gas cap to make sure it was tight. The car is driving just like I bought it. It hasn't made any noises and the transmission does not seem to be slipping. What else could cause this CHECK ENGINE light problem?
There are lots of things that will set the light, and not necessarily a safety issue or noticable to the driver. Have the car scanned for trouble codes and send them to us. Many parts stores offer free scans (autozone, advance, etc.) ... 2006 Mazda 3
I own a Hyundai Elantra 2003. Two days ago my check engine light came on. Prior to that I had my tank filled. After noticing the light on I looked up the check engine problem on the internet. The article I read indicated that not placing the cap on tightly could cause the light to come on. Went to the dealer they said the problem was a sensor related to the gas tank. They charged me over 400.00 dollars. The next day the trunk open light is on. They told me to bring in the car perhaps there is a
Check the connection for the trunk latch sensor the mechanic may have loosend it as he was working on the fule take. or if he removed it the sensor may not be adjusted. ... 2002 Hyundai Accent
The vsc light and trac control light both are on, they came on when the check engine light came on, was told the check engine light was caused by the upstream o2 sensor
First, check all the hoses that go into the \015\012air filter intake. One or more of them might have been dislodged during\015\012 the brake work. Ensure your brake fluid is full. Might also make you the SIDE plug on the master cylinder is tight an ... Toyota 4Runner
Hello i am trying to fix my check engine light and the light is on and the code says its my egr valve is not getting enough flow and causing the light to come on. also dont know where the reset button for the check engine light is located on my 2001 toyota tacoma 4wd sr5
You don't have a reset button but what you can do is chk for vacuum going to your egr. chek the "vacuum switching valve" VSV and see if you have an "EGR vacuum transducer" those are 2 very common problems with toyotas ... 2001 Toyota Tacoma