No Start After refuel and parking on incline

  #1  
Old 05-06-2019, 01:42 PM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2018
Posts: 19
Default No Start After refuel and parking on incline

So I'm have a problem with my 1990 volvo 240dl, a few months back I couldn't get my vehicle to start on an incline or after refueling even on flat surface. It went away a few months ago and it didnt happen but a few times but it seems to be coming back now, I'm going to replace the fuel pumps and filters, but is there any other ideas just in case?
 
  #2  
Old 05-07-2019, 06:10 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 1,388
Default

Before you go replacing fuel pumps, I would test them first. The main pump lasts virtually forever if you keep the in-tank pump working. My '90 240 still has the original main pump and it is quiet as ever. This site has a nice explanation on how to test:

In the Tank - 240 Volvo Tank Pump and Sender
 
  #3  
Old 05-07-2019, 06:17 AM
silvermine's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Mass.
Posts: 427
Default

couple of thoughts for the early a.m. - maybe the fuel pump relay is on its way out and/or might be some vapor lock happening.
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
PeterN
Volvo 240, 740 & 940
3
09-13-2014 11:41 AM
O'Doyle
Volvo 850
4
10-08-2013 06:16 AM
bkk7791
Volvo S70
4
01-12-2012 05:15 PM
BamaMac54
Volvo 850
4
10-23-2011 09:42 PM
velovolvo
Volvo S70
1
05-01-2008 05:49 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: No Start After refuel and parking on incline


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.