Go to http://www.mvpvolvo.com/
Click on the site map.
Click on "Setting Basic Idle Specs; K-Jetronic & CIS Fuel Injection."
Click on "Download Setting Basic Idle Specs..." (it's the only link on the
Do those steps in order except your car probably doesn't have the constant
idle feature so skip step 6. If it does have CIS then, obviously, you will
want to do step 6.
That should take care of it.
<mee_4u6@yahoo To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: [volvo_owners] 1980 240 - mixture problem - HELP!
I have an '80 240 that runs so rich from start it will not idel, but
will run when reved up. however it never "cleans" up. the exhuast
is dark and there is a raw fuel smell under the hood. it is simply
Here is what i have done to fix it:
New wiring harness
Chnaged temp switch
checked cold start switch
cleaned idel senssor
Had the car to three volvo mechanics
ideas? what next? I am about to give up.
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