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Enes, Volvo Master Technician
Category: Volvo
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Experience:  18 yrs+. experience as Volvo & ASE Certified Master Technician.
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Sometimes my v50 diesel hesitatates when pulling away, goes

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hi, sometimes my v50 diesel hesitatates when pulling away, goes to about 1200 revs and stops, have to dip clutch and get revs up, always happens when pottering in town, great on a run, happens when least expect, usually when pulling out on a busy roundabout, have to keep pulling away with loads of revs in case it happens, car service regularly, no faults showing,
Assistant: Has the clutch been slipping? Are you having any trouble shifting?
Customer: no, but gonna kill the clutch driving like this
Assistant: What year is your V50?
Customer: 56
Assistant: Are you fixing your V50 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: garage i bought it from changed fuel pressure sensor, ok for 2 weeks, just had it serviced, they said maybe fuel filter, happened again next morning
Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Enes replied 5 months ago.
I would clean throttle and egr valve if you idle dips can be from carbon build on the egr valve or throttle
Expert:  Enes replied 5 months ago.
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