Re: 850 Fuel Injectors
Thanks guys for the info. I'm going to pursue both leads. Several months
ago, I changed my normal procedure of filling up with 93 octane. I have
since been putting mid-grade (89 octane) and today I filled up my nearly
empty tank with 93 again and put in one more can of fuel additive. It seems
like already there is an improvement. In the meantime I will take Peter's
advice and get the injectors checked and also check my wire boots. Last
summer I replaced the plugs, but did not put in a new set of leads... this
Thanks again for the prompt replies. I am also going to check the motor
mounts as I have replaced several on my Volvos over the years.
18 degrees F / -8 degrees C
"rd" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I had similar symptoms on my '96 850. Turns out it was a bad wire boot
> (had an obvious burn through). I suggest you pull off your wire boots
> and check each one very carefully for cracks or signs of damage. You
> will usually get a CE light, but perhaps it's not as bad yet on your
> On Sun, 18 Dec 2005 15:58:43 -0500, "airbusdriver321"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>I recently put a fuel cleaner in a full tank of fuel (this is the same
>>additive my dealer routinely puts in Volvos coming through.) This is a
>>850 with 120,000 miles on it. It has developed a vibration and appears
>>engine is running rough, especially with torque on it. My question is,
>>would this be an appropriate time to replace the fuel injectors? If so,
>>difficult are they to replace? I do most of my own work, but have never
>>done this job.
>>I'm concerned I cut some dirt loose and it has clogged an injector.
>>Otherwise, the engine runs like a champ. Thanks for the help
>>Randy in frigid Pittsburgh