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Category: Volvo
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I have a 2000 S80 that won't accelerate over 20 mph just

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I have a 2000 S80 that won't accelerate over 20 mph just started doing this last night. thanks
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: it will rev up and will change gears but once hit 20mph vehicle loses speed but not power
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Brandon.

Is the check engine light ON?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the check engine light is on.
Expert:  internal88 replied 1 year ago.

Most likely is the electronic throttle body that is bad. This the component that controls the acceleration.

Can you please have your car scan for the check engine light code?

Autozone can do it for you for free and you could come back here so I can define it for you.

The obd2 scanner only cost about $70 at or in the auto store.

Please rate me positive for the prompt service, thank you!