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The sift lock is permanently engaged and the override is not

Customer Question

the sift lock is permanently engaged and the override is not working. the override was working for a day but then stopped.
JA: What is the model/year of your Volvo?
Customer: 98 s70 non turbo 2.4
JA: Are you fixing your Turbo yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i have checked fuses and watched a video of a guy telling me that it could be the shift lock solenoid that is bad.
JA: Most vehicles have two fuse panels. Have you located both?
Customer: just one.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: for now, no.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Volvo
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 8 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose), my normal schedule online is around lunch and after dinner past midnight.

  • Sorry no one has helped yet for the question fees you have already paid.
  • I can help with this question.
  • Reply and let me know when your able to work on this concern.
  • Since the bypass is no longer working, this means parts of the shifter are likely broken. Can you do electrical diag and repairs on the shifter with my help?
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 8 months ago.

Hello again Chris here,

  • Sorry you were not pleased with my help.
  • What would you like to do regarding your question now.
  • This post is coming up on the 7 day mark where it times out. When a post times out, that means it's no longer on my active list (you reply and I may never know it.)

Thanks Chris