Volvo DL 1981 Owner Manual

pg. 84 Service diagnosis, Page 106 of 127 pages for Volvo DL 1981 Owner Manual. The Owner Manual is applied into the following products: GL 1981, GT 1981

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1981 Volvo DL, GL and GLT Loose or corroded battery cable terminals. Check battery terminals and clamps. Clean or replace if necessary. Check that the starter cable is secure at its terminals. The ground strap, which connects the body to the rear of the engine, should also be checked for corrosion or looseness. Open circuit between ignition/starter switch and ignition terminal on starter. The circuit is closed if a clicking sound is heard from the starter when it is engaged. If no clicking sound is heard, check that the blue wire at the starter is secure. If still no clicking sound is heard, the ignition switch or the wire is defective. Starter motor defective. If the above checks have been performed, and no fault is evident, the starter may be defective. pg. 84 Service diagnosis Condition: Starter motor operates but engine does not start Possible cause Correction Intake system leaking. Check vacuum hose connections at manifold and auxiliary air valve. No fuel reaching engine. Check for fuel in the tank. Check fuses No 5, 7 and 13 No spark Remove one spark plug wire and unscrew the radio interference suppressor. Hold the wire approx. 3/8" (10 mm) from the valve cover and run the starter. If there is no spark, check that the high tension lead from the coil to the distributor cap is connected and that the wires to the distributor and coil are connected. Spark plugs, high tension leads or distributor cap wet or defective. Clean the parts with a dry cloth or spray with a moisture remover. Replace defective or worn parts. Cold start injector defective. Test the cold start injector function with cold and hot engine.* Rest pressure incorrect. Test rest pressure and the fuel system for leaks.* If no fault is found following the above steps, contact your Volvo dealer. file:///K|/ownersdocs/1981/81_dl_gl_glt/81DLGLGLT_03c.htm (8 of 12)12/22/2006 10:28:44 PM

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