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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-31-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By coalminer
Is the belt tight on the water pump?

Is the belt tight on the water pump?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By coalminer
I have owned both Bosch and Regina...

I have owned both Bosch and Regina systems....only not on a turbo.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-28-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By coalminer
Didn't know that. I've never owned a...

Didn't know that.
I've never owned a turbo........
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-27-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By coalminer
You called it. I replaced the heater hoses...

You called it.

I replaced the heater hoses on my wife's 940 this morning and got it out of my shop.

I then pulled my 92 model 240 into the shop where it was nice and warm, and had a light go...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 478
Posted By coalminer
Do you have Bosch or Rex/Regina fuel injection? ...

Do you have Bosch or Rex/Regina fuel injection?

The Regina system uses a single, high pressure pump inside the fuel tank.
The Bosch system uses a low pressure in-tank pump and a in-line high...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,166
Posted By coalminer
The RSR relay provides a constant 12V+ supply to...

The RSR relay provides a constant 12V+ supply to the fuel injectors.
The positive connection on the fuel injectors will be energized whenever the ignition switch is in position 3 and 4.
If the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-26-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By coalminer
I reset the computer codes after each Air Meter...

I reset the computer codes after each Air Meter was replaced.
It only had one code stored each time....1-2-1. Nothing more.

With each Meter change, the engine would run rough, the check engine...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-23-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By coalminer
92 240 air Meter code 1-2-1

Well, the jinx continues for me.

My wife's 94 940 is in my shop waiting for heater hoses, so I let her drive my 92 model 240 to go shopping yesterday.
This car has been running great, so I wince...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By coalminer
I have several Auto Zone stores within a 45...

I have several Auto Zone stores within a 45 minute drive from where I live (Chattanooga area).
None have the hoses in stock, and with it being the Christmas holiday, shipping is putting the delivery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-22-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By coalminer
94 Model 940 B230 n/a Heater Hoses

I just learned how big a pain in the a** it is to change the Heater Hoses on my 94 Volvo 940 B230 N/A.

I thought I was going to have to remove the Intake manifold.

Not only that, but there are...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By coalminer
My 94 model 940 B230F LH2.4 (w/EGR???) has the...

My 94 model 940 B230F LH2.4 (w/EGR???) has the RSR relay, but it doesn't have the large, white, Volvo Fuel system relay.

It has a small 40A cube type relay that operates the fuel pump(s).
This...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-12-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By coalminer
Failure when the engine is hot is a good...

Failure when the engine is hot is a good indicator of a faulty relay.

You can bypass the RSR relay by unplugging it from the harness connector and jumpering between the Red and Green/Red wire on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-11-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By coalminer
You could be having a problem with the RSR relay...

You could be having a problem with the RSR relay or the fuel pump relay.
Either will stop fuel to the engine, and can act intermittently to drive you crazy.

On my 94 Model 940 B230F N/A, the fuel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By coalminer
Did you run over anything when you were coming...

Did you run over anything when you were coming home?

That is definitely a external engine noise.

It's almost like something damaged the exhaust pipe and is now rubbing on the engine.
I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 539
Posted By coalminer
Spray a little starting fuel into the intake when...

Spray a little starting fuel into the intake when it fails to start and see it that makes a difference.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-09-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 774
Posted By coalminer
Check the vacuum line that runs from the engine...

Check the vacuum line that runs from the engine intake and into the car.
It passes through the firewall at the rear and above above the engine.

It will (should) have a check valve somewhere near...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 632
Posted By coalminer
It's been a few years...actually longer...since I...

It's been a few years...actually longer...since I drove/worked on a K-Jet car.

That being said, any information is from a long and getting weak memory.

I remember using a separate gage on both...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-04-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,247
Posted By coalminer
If you can jumper the fuel pump(s) and make them...

If you can jumper the fuel pump(s) and make them run, you may have a problem in the ignition system.....specifically the crank position sensor.

No ignition...no fuel on a LH Jetronic.
It will not...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,247
Posted By coalminer
The Yellow/Red wire coming out of the fuel relay...

The Yellow/Red wire coming out of the fuel relay powers the fuel pump(s) through fuse #4.

The Red wire is power into the relay from the 25A blade fuse under the hood.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-01-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 633
Posted By coalminer
At last a new subject and a chance to learn...

At last a new subject and a chance to learn something new.

I'm no help on this one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-29-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,247
Posted By coalminer
Have you verified that you have spark....at the...

Have you verified that you have spark....at the coil .... when the engine refuses to start?

If your Jetronic Module can't prove ignition when the engine is turning, you won't have fuel delivery...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By coalminer
Thanks for the responses

Thanks for the responses
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-27-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By coalminer
I gotta look in a junk yard. I need a new...

I gotta look in a junk yard.
I need a new shifter for my wife's 94 model 940, and all the ones I see online are expensive.
I got the impression that they are pretty scarce.


The one I have now...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By coalminer
If I remember correctly.......it's been a few...

If I remember correctly.......it's been a few years since I had a problem with my 940 shifter, both 92 model and 94 model.
They are pretty intricate.

There are actually two different components...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By coalminer
If you will loosen the plastic cover around the...

If you will loosen the plastic cover around the shifter and raise it up, you can feed enough slack up through the shifter handle to make the connection.
When re-installing the knob and push button,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By coalminer
I like that.......:-D I wonder how many...

I like that.......:-D

I wonder how many people still know what a 4 barrel "double pumper" Holley
really is??
It's good to stilll see a few old hands around.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2017, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By coalminer
If your shifter is moving from side to side when...

If your shifter is moving from side to side when accelerating or decelerating, I would first check the Motor mounts.
If it's moving forward and backward when accelerating or decelerating, I would...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 816
Posted By coalminer
One of these is my primary suspect....especially...

One of these is my primary suspect....especially the fuel relay, and all of them are easy to check.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-12-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By coalminer
Have you actually checked out the control cable...

Have you actually checked out the control cable where it attaches to the Heater Control Valve?
Is it moving back and forth when you move the lever?

If so, and you don't have heat, I would suspect...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By coalminer
Misread the post....my bad.

Misread the post....my bad.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-08-2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By coalminer
The ignition timing is not adjustable on a stock...

The ignition timing is not adjustable on a stock LH2.4 Car.
How did you accomplish this??
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,604
Posted By coalminer
Lamp or "tinsel" cord has fine gage copper...

Lamp or "tinsel" cord has fine gage copper conductors and a soft flexible insulation.

That makes it flexible and easy to bend so that you can force the ends of the cord over the two "pins" where ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,604
Posted By coalminer
The harmonic balancer is actually two different...

The harmonic balancer is actually two different pieces of steel...the inner hub and the outer pulley.
They are bonded together with a rubber cushion (bushing).
This controls vibration.
This rubber...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,795
Posted By coalminer
Diesel sold at a public service station should be...

Diesel sold at a public service station should be clear and is taxed as motor fuel.

Diesel fuel for off road use (farm tractors, etc.) has a red dye added, and is not taxed as a motor fuel.
This...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,604
Posted By coalminer
Fan Belt tight? Harmonic balancer worn out or...

Fan Belt tight? Harmonic balancer worn out or slipping?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
740: no start
Views: 671
Posted By coalminer
You say that the fuel pump runs, but do you know...

You say that the fuel pump runs, but do you know for sure that you have fuel pressure?
The rubber hose inside the tank that connects the fuel pump to the delivery pipe can sometimes rupture....pump...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,619
Posted By coalminer
^^^^^^^^^^:roll::roll::roll::roll:^^^^^^^^^^

^^^^^^^^^^:roll::roll::roll::roll:^^^^^^^^^^
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-28-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,560
Posted By coalminer
When I bought my 94 model 940 a few years back, I...

When I bought my 94 model 940 a few years back, I check the spare (Donut) and it had exploded inside the trunk.....not from use, just from age I suppose.
I always swap the donut spare for a regular...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-27-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,619
Posted By coalminer
Me too. Well, after thinking about it for a...

Me too.

Well, after thinking about it for a minute.... The coil would still fire, but it wouldn't fire the plugs because the rotor button would not be turning.
The distributor would not be...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-26-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By coalminer
One of the first things that I do on every Volvo...

One of the first things that I do on every Volvo 240 and 940 that I own.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-25-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By coalminer
92 240 Air Mass Meter 280 212 016

Driving down the road yesterday in my 93 model 240 B230 N/A.

Suddenly the engine skipped a beat and the check engine light illuminated.

After that the engine missed on a cylinder for about 2...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-24-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,619
Posted By coalminer
Do you have spark at the coil?

Do you have spark at the coil?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-23-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By coalminer
You may be having problems with your alternator. ...

You may be having problems with your alternator.

With the engine idling check the voltage with a volt meter .
The voltage should hover around 13-14 volts.

Have someone turn the headlights on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-22-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By coalminer
Before you tear everything apart, try another...

Before you tear everything apart, try another fuel relay.

As far as hearing sparks from the wiring harness, the only possible spark that you might hear would be from the (high voltage) ignition...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By coalminer
Counting fuses down from the top... Run a...

Counting fuses down from the top...
Run a jumper wire from the secondary primary (left)) side of fuse #4 to the primary (left) side of fuse #10.
(Fuse #10 should be energized (hot) continuously...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-20-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 869
Posted By coalminer
^^^^^^I've seen this more than once or...

^^^^^^I've seen this more than once or twice^^^^^^

Crud gets built up inside the caliper
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-19-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,558
Posted By coalminer
Sounds like a lot of trouble..... Maybe you...

Sounds like a lot of trouble.....
Maybe you should just sell it (to me) and avoid all the problems.:cool:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-18-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 903
Posted By coalminer
To give you a straight answer.... With the...

To give you a straight answer....

With the engine shut off, there will be just a small amount (drops) of oil that will drip out when you remove the oil sender switch.

With the engine running,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-17-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By coalminer
Have you checked under the distributor cap? ...

Have you checked under the distributor cap?

It sounds like you have a broken rotor button or cracked distributor cap.

Worth a look
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-16-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By coalminer
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^This....Me too^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^This....Me too^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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