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sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Volvo
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It doesn't start, cranks over but doesn't start, Checked

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It doesn't start, cranks over but doesn't start
JA: Have you checked the engine's fuel supply? And the spark plugs -- are they all working?
Customer: Checked fuses and fuel pump. replaced fuel pump relay, still same condition. I need to check for spark
JA: What is the model/year of your Volvo?
Customer: 2002 s80 t6
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, its at the bottom of my driveway, looking on the net to see how to proceed
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

There are many things that can cause a no start condition. You could be missing fuel due to a loss of power or ground to the pump or a bad pump. It may be fuel contamination or an exhaust restriction, you may be missing spark due to a cam or crank sensor or wiring issue. Cam timing is also a possibility.

The first step in diagnosing the problem is to use a scan tool or code reader to see if any fault codes are setting. Have you checked for codes?