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98 V70XC Will not stay running

Old 07-18-2010, 09:26 AM
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Default 98 V70XC Will not stay running


I'm new here, but I have a problem with my XC that I can't figure out. Can anyone help?

Basically, the car either doesn't want to start, or it won't stay running for long. As I'm trying to start it, it sputters, rough idles, but eventually it starts up and runs completely normal for some time; then it dies without warning and the whole process starts over again.

I just replaced the PCV system and the radiator. It's possible I messed something up; but it ran perfectly for two test drives afterward. Maybe a vacuum line isn't snug enough or an electrical connector that isn't fully seated. I've checked everything I can think of to no avail. At this point, I'm waiting for a friend to return my OBDII scanner so I can research whatever codes it's throwing up.

Beyond that, can anyone recommend what to look for?

P.S., there was no hint of this prior to the service.

P.P.S What is the sensor called on the turbo air intake hose?
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