1986 Volvo 240 Cold start issue

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  • 1986 VOLVO 240

Engine Performance problem
1986 Volvo 240 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Manual 170000 miles

I own a 1986 Volvo station wagon which a while ago had this problem. I was able to start the car but when the engine got hot it would stall out constantly when idle. After hundreds of dollars in pointless repairs I finally found someone who knew what they were talking about. They told me my fuel pump needed to be replaced and after he switched it out my car ran fine for a day or 2 before my car started having the opposite problem. Now when I try to start my car the engine turns but it will almost immediately stall out and this problem has been getting worse and worse. I have to gas my car constantly to get my engine warm before its able to keep a steady idle. Id appreciate some help, I cant afford to gamble much more of my cash away on mechanics that dont know whats going on.

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Monday, October 18th, 2010 AT 8:13 PM

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