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by Benparker
10 Jan 2020 07:20 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Volvo 340 1.7 splutters and cuts out
Replies: 18
Views: 1652

Re: Volvo 340 1.7 splutters and cuts out

As an update and hopefully and end to this thread, after checking the fuel pipes at both ends of the car, i found the original fabric coated pipes at the tank unions. Once these had been changed i have had no more running issues. Cheers guys for all the helpful pointers!
by Benparker
23 Jul 2019 02:43 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Volvo 340 1.7 splutters and cuts out
Replies: 18
Views: 1652

Re: Volvo 340 1.7 splutters and cuts out

So i have managed to find a brand new idle solenoid in the Netherlands, so that went on. There is definitely a vast improvement, however there is still a splutter/lack if power if driving up hills or accelerating using over half pedal. I have also recently changed the oil and filter to help smooth t...
by Benparker
03 Jul 2019 07:44 pm
Forum: Engine, transmission, manual gearbox, variomatic
Topic: Volvo 340 1.7 splutters and cuts out
Replies: 18
Views: 1652

Volvo 340 1.7 splutters and cuts out

Hi everyone Any gone got any pointers would be greatly appreciated. I have an 88 volvo 340 1.7 that has a lack of power when accelerating heavily or driving up hills. Sometimes it will struggle up hills with barely any pressure on the pedal, but most of the time it bunny hops and can lose power to t...