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MY FINDS IT HARD GOING UP HILLS WHEN C

1989 Volvo 740

Engine Performance problem
1989 Volvo 740 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 136000 miles

Seems to suffer more when cold or damp. It starts fine has had a service recently (air filter oil filter fuel filter). It is ok if you can give it a good run on even ground till it warms up but if you take a hill first thing (which wew often do as we live in Devon) it starts slowing down and spews out some black smoke and after about 1 minute of crawling it will pick up and carry on as if there is nothing wrong with it! Any suggestions most welcome. Thank you.
Derek
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Dereksorted
May 30, 2008.



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