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Old 05-24-2018, 09:21 AM
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Default 2006 Volvo XC 70 stalling out issue......

Wife's Car----This mostly occurs when she's cruising down the highway at 55-65 mph and the motor suddenly just cuts out. It always starts right back up, but it's a bit unnerving if you are rounding a curve and suddenly you need a great deal of strength to turn the wheel while restarting the car in neutral. I changed the fuel filter canister just ahead of the passenger side rear wheel and the old filter wasn't particularly dirty inside. As the fuel pumps are rather pricey, I'd like to get some ideas as to what else to check before replacing the fuel pump. Thank you, Paul, Providence, RI
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Old 05-24-2018, 12:59 PM
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Agreed. It very much sounds like it is lacking enough fuel volume. Have the fuel pressure tested. The 07 model has a sensor so you can read the pressure when you are driving.

Just use sense since you don't want to be distracted while driving.
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Default Thank you, but where is the fuel pump relay located?

The only manual that I can find for this car is the Haynes (4263) Volvo V70 & S80 which is not specific to the XC70..Regarding the 07 model having a sensor allowing pressure to be read while driving ? , are you saying that I can hook my gas pressure sensor to the fuel rail and drive the car with the pressure gauge possibly taped to the windshield to view the pressure? I used this method diagnosing my 1986 Ford F150, but I'm not sure if I'm understanding you completely. Thanks, Paul, Providence, RI
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I'm suggesting that you plug a scan tool into the OBD II port and have a helper read the fuel pressure via computer while you drive the car.

Do not connect a manual pressure gauge to the system.
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Default Got a new Volvo brand (8651661) fuel pump relay......

Now I just need to know where in the car is the fuel pump relay located? It's a 2006 XC 70. Thank you, Paul
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