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Second opinion] - xc60 will not start, was an intermittent

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Second opinion] - xc60 will not start, was an intermittent problem, now will not start at all. had this problem before and they replaced the fuel pump. car has worked perfectly for about 90k km - problem has begun again
JA: Have you ever replaced the fuel pump, or is this the original?
Customer: yes, pump was replace by Volvo dealer
JA: What year is your XC60?
Customer: 2009
JA: Are you fixing your XC60 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: auto electrician is busy with it - has not found the fault yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 5 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are many possible causes for a no start condition, especially depending on what it's actually doing. You could be missing spark or fuel due to a number of reasons, it could be a fuel quality concern, incorrect cam timing or an exhaust restriction if it cranks but doesn't start. If it doesn't crank then it could be the starter, ignition switch, a security related concern, the transmission range sensor, wiring, even the engine controller itself.

What specifically happens when trying to start the engine?