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  1. bluefrontier@att.net
    Yesterday 09:54 AM - permalink
    [email protected]
    Pierce, you appear to be extremely knowledgeable. Maybe you can help me out.

    My tachometer stopped working but the car runs well. What's your opinion? 1990 740 turbo.

    Also, I am going to replace the in tank fuel pump. Is it worth the extra cost to get OEM?

    Thanks. Doug
  2. otokoto
    09-09-2017 11:23 PM - permalink
    otokoto
    HI Pierce, I just installed a Cruise control kit for my '93 Volvo 240, everything went well in the install, but when I tried it, it didn't work, upon checking the PDF, well and behold, I need to connect a 3 pin connector to the Pump in the engine compartment, it says I can find it under the suspension tower, I tried to locate the wire but cannot find it. I can see some harness that goes inside the tower but cannot be pulled to check if there is a 3 pin connector inside, can you please help me locate or guide me where to look for it, Thanks Gil
  3. Ericgray47
    04-26-2017 02:28 AM - permalink
    Ericgray47
    hey man your they only person I could find on line could you tell me how I can post things I have questions I'm a new member
  4. Dafus
    08-28-2016 03:25 PM - permalink
    Dafus
    Pierce, Please help. You are the master! I have a fuel pump problem i think. Driving on highway it just stalled. Turned on the ignition to accessory position, no pump sound. Checked the LH Relay it clicks on when the key is turned and clicks again when the key is turned off. Replaced in line pump, still no sound. I'm thinking of replacing the Primary intank pump. But would that cause neither pump to click on?
  5. dbacchi
    09-14-2015 12:41 PM - permalink
    dbacchi
    Hi Pierce, I fried the speedometer in my 1988 240DL by connecting the tach wire to it. What are my options?
    Thanks, Dave Bacchi
  6. paintedhorse
    09-08-2015 02:03 PM - permalink
    paintedhorse
    Hello pierce, I just joined. I was reading your post on the 940 turbo with no spark at the coil. I noticed you referenced the red and white wire and the blue wire on the coil. I tested the red and white wire and have continuity. I tried the same test with the blue wire and no continuity, but when I had my tester in the coil amp plug and touched the body by accident my tester sounded off. Is the blue wire a ground? If I unplug the blue wire from the coil and touch the body nothing happens. please help. Thank you
  7. MasonM
    08-21-2015 06:02 PM - permalink
    MasonM
    Hi Pierce, I just joined because you have the best info. I'm in the midst of fixing up my 1989 Volvo 740GL and I'm on the fuel system. I found the great thread that talks about both pumps, fuel relay, etc. My question is, can the main pump (which is running) and the in-tank pump (which I think is not running) be effected separately by the fuel relay? does the fuel relay allow one to run and not the other? Or do you think the in-tank pump is just bad. Car starts ok, best when cold. Main pump gets louder when tank is low. Will replacing just the relay get both working? I think I need to replace the i-tank pump. Can you explain how to access and remove the in-tank pump the proper way? I have a new main pump coming anyway as that's an easy replacement, but as you know, the in-tank will be a bit more work. I don't want to kill the new main pump if the in-tank is bad, thoughts?
    Thank you for all your amazing help on this site.
  8. trstrugar
    05-03-2015 10:50 PM - permalink
    trstrugar
    Pierce I was hoping you could point me in the right direction, I can't find any good instructions on the replacement/cleaning of the crankshaft ventilation system. You were right it is definitely clogged and the reason for my leaking oil
  9. tjmathews
    04-07-2015 03:37 PM - permalink
    tjmathews
    Like new picture - most be before working on Volvo - surely not after.
    Like the cold morning post -below 70 - try below 0 or lower for cold starts - one of best starting cars I've ever owned, after new fuel pump -sweet not having to drop tank.
  10. Spikestryker
    02-19-2015 12:05 PM - permalink
    Spikestryker
    I have a 1993 940 Volvo non turbo Regina system. Floods like mad when cold. Lots of spark, new rotor cap wires plugs. Yesterday got it running 100%. This morning started fine cold. Later on no go flooded again. New crank sensor, air temp sensor tested fine, checked fuel with tire gauge looked OK. Suspect ECT where can I get one? Got a Number for it?

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