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ENGINE POWER SUDDENLY DIES

1985 Volvo 245

Engine Performance problem
1985 Volvo 245 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 211000 miles

My 85' 245 is giving me a problem that I cant fig out. When driving along all of a sudden it will lose power. The engine will not cut off, just no power. I pull to the side of the road and it will rev up and the engine sounds normal. If I turn it off and wait for 5 min. Restart and then I can go on my way. No pattern, I can go for miles, say a half hour or more with no problem but sometimes it only a few miles. I've changed the gas filter, new plugs, cap, roter, wires etc. The only noise the car makes is a fairly loud wine from the fuel pump. Any help? I'd appreciate any input as this has me stumped and I dont want to start changing out the fuel pump and pressure regulator (expensive) if that is not the problem - Thanks
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Bren
December 27, 2009.



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