Volvo

Have Volvo questions? Ask a Volvo mechanic for answers ASAP

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

This answer was rated:

Was ran through deep water other night.Now starter will not…

Was ran through deep...

Was ran through deep water other night.Now starter will not turn over. Switched relays & stil no help.

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Has the car been starting normally?

Unknown miles.Running fine until was in water.Water was up into floorboard.Is a 2002 V-10

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '02 Volvo?

2002 V-10 wagon.2.435L.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Jump box on battery.Checked fuses.Switched relays to see if 1 was bad.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Thats about it.

Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Answered in 1 hour by:
8/30/2018
Volvo Mechanic: Mick Partington, Auto Electrician replied 3 years ago
Mick Partington
Mick Partington, Auto Electrician
Category: Volvo
Satisfied Customers: 674
Experience: Self employed since 1996, Good knowledge of all car electrics
Verified

Hi, I`m Mick and will help you today

Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Starter not turning over.Not even a click.Changed relays under hood with no responce.
Volvo Mechanic: Mick Partington, Auto Electrician replied 3 years ago

Ok, Do you have power going to the thick red wire on the starter ?

Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Haven't got that far.Can't get car off the ground enough to take bottom plate off.
Volvo Mechanic: Mick Partington, Auto Electrician replied 3 years ago

Ok ill check for starter relay, we can test that way

Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Took a long bar & hammer & tapped starter few times.
Volvo Mechanic: Mick Partington, Auto Electrician replied 3 years ago

Can you check for a ground to the engine with a multimeter

Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Found relay in the box under hood.Switch relays & no help.
Am not near car now.
Volvo Mechanic: Mick Partington, Auto Electrician replied 3 years ago

No problem we can do it later

What model volvo is this ?

Ask Your Own Volvo Question
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
It's a 2002 V-70 wagon.2.435L motor.At.
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I think I switched 7 & 11.
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a volvo mechanicLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Mick Partington Your Own Question
Mick Partington
Mick Partington
Mick Partington, Auto Electrician
Category: Volvo
Satisfied Customers: 674
674 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Self employed since 1996, Good knowledge of all car electrics

Mick Partington is online now

Related Volvo Questions
I recently bought a Volvo S40 2007. When I bought the car
Hi I recently bought a Volvo S40 2007. When I bought the car the key was in two pieces. The car would not start. After further inspection , I determined the original problem was the gear selector whic… read more
Keiphun Sowell
Keiphun Sowell
Owner Brothers Restoration/Troubleshoot
AutoDiesel Technology
2,578 satisfied customers
Key gets stuck in slot on 2010 volvo xc70 plus car won't
key gets stuck in slot on 2010 volvo xc70 plus car won't start. car says low battery but tried jumping car but won't turn over … read more
Internal88
Internal88
Bachelor
5,490 satisfied customers
1990 240 ran a year ago. Won't start. Replaced external fuel
1990 240 ran a year ago. Won't start. Replaced external fuel pump. Low voltage into FP relay. Jumpered fuse 4 to 6. Started, ran, died. Now won't run at all … read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
497 satisfied customers
87 volvo 240 dl wagon not starting, has no spark, the main
87 volvo 240 dl wagon not starting, has no spark, the main fuel relay was replaced but failed to energize fuel pumps. I used the old one and jump the circuit, but found out still no spark. … read more
Pete
Pete
Automotive Diagnostic Specialist
General auto certifications
38,515 satisfied customers
I have a 2008 c 90. I will try to relay what happened
Hi Edward. I have a 2008 c 90. I will try to relay what happened sequentially: 1. Car started turning over a little sluggishly intermittently but would be fine starting in beg May. 2. This week Hubby … read more
Tim Mohr
Tim Mohr
ASE MASTER TECH
Master's Degree
549 satisfied customers
Volvo S40 T5: My Volvo s40 says starter control module error.
My Volvo s40 says starter control module error. Will not turn over. No starter functions. Just quit going down road like power was shut off. What can I do?… read more
Chris (aka-Moose)
Chris (aka-Moose)
Technician
710 satisfied customers
Hello Sirs; 2000 Volvo v70 wagon runs fine.starter good ,relay
Hello Sirs; 2000 Volvo v70 wagon runs fine.starter good ,relay good ,solenoid good,i can start car by jumping the starter relay ,just will not start through ignition switch. I cked shifter jiggling,al… read more
CHEVYEATER351
CHEVYEATER351
Associate Degree
97 satisfied customers
Volvo V50 T5: My 2005 volvo v50 tailgate wont open
My 2005 volvo v50 tailgate won't open, I checked the micro switch under the rubber hand hold and was fine with an ohm meter, Checked for power at the tailgate lock and seamed to be fine also, Do you h… read more
volvoexpert1
volvoexpert1
ASE Certified Technician
Bachelor's Degree
1,001 satisfied customers
Volvo S 90: I have a 1997 Volvo S 90 that is experiencing an
I have a 1997 Volvo S 90 that is experiencing an intermittent electrical problem. About 2 weeks ago, the vehicle would not start, unexpectedly. The dashboard indicator lights and head lights all lit b… read more
volvoexpert1
volvoexpert1
ASE Certified Technician
Bachelor's Degree
1,001 satisfied customers
1993 Volvo 940: s brake lights..occasionally..bulb..indicator light
My 1993 Volvo 940's brake lights stopped working suddenly last night. Prior to the failure everything seemed fine although occasionally the bulb indicator "dummy light" would come on. A few taps on th… read more
Brian
Brian
Associate Degree
353 satisfied customers
1998 Volvo V70. Replaced the Altenator. Now I have no A/C.
1998 Volvo V70. Replaced the Altenator. Now I have no A/C. I can jump power to the clutch and the compressor runs and I get cooling. Can't find any blown fuses???… read more
Andy
Andy
Volvo Expert Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
3,804 satisfied customers
2001 Volvo V70: station wagon..it in different gear a couple of times
I have a 2001 Volvo V70 station wagon; tried to start it this morning and it would not turn over; It did this once before and I just put it in different gear a couple of times and it started up, not t… read more
Jerry
Jerry
Service consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
13,108 satisfied customers
2001 volvo: v70..wagon..a jump for the second time..radio work
My v70 2001 volvo wagon needs a jump for the second time in a month. We've owned it for a month or so. The lights and radio work. So does everything else. It makes a weird "clicking" sound and just wo… read more
Brian
Brian
Associate Degree
353 satisfied customers
i have a 98 volvo v70 wagon awd, it has a no crank no start
i have a 98 volvo v70 wagon awd, it has a no crank no start condition, i pulled the crank wire on the starter motor, there is no power, i can jump the starter relay to start it, i suspect it may be th… read more
Philip
Philip
Service Tech
High School or GED
605 satisfied customers
89 Volvo 740: wagon..overdrive..relay..the transmission fluid is
I have a 89 Volvo 740 wagon automatic that will not go into overdrive. I have checked the selenoid and replaced the relay. Other than this the car shifts fine and the transmission fluid is clean and n… read more
Jim B
Jim B
ASE Certified Technician
High School or GED
504 satisfied customers
The ignition switch disconnected, the oil light stays on dim
2001 S40...car died. when you try to start it, the starter just clicks and clatters, idiot lights flash, main relay clatters even with the ignition switch disconnected, the oil light stays on dim. any… read more
Mike, volvo Tech
Mike, volvo Tech
Shop manager,Technician, Foreman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,303 satisfied customers
2000 v70: awd..vin..fuses are good relay sounds like its working.
I have a 2000 v70 awd wagon vin yv1lz56d3y2723362 .car starter is not working (repaced starter) still when the key is turned to start nothing .ran a line to bat from solinoid starter works car don't s… read more
Michael
Michael
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
524 satisfied customers
94 VOLVO 850: CRANK..12V..HARNESS TO BYPASS ANTI THEFT RELAY
GOT A 94 VOLVO 850 NON TURBO WAGON.WONT CRANK OVER,SHOWED 12V AT STARTER SOL WIRE WHEN IGN SWITCH AT CRANK SO REPLACED STARTER,STILL NO CRANK,RAN BYPASS WIRE FROM IGN SWITCH TO HARNESS TO BYPASS ANTI … read more
Michael
Michael
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
524 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

The nearest Volvo dealer is 160 miles away. Best $15 bucks I have spent in a long time!

Paul MCorpus Christi, TX

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

volvoexpert1

volvoexpert1

ASE Certified Technician

1,001 satisfied customers

Volvo Master Technician with 15 years excusively with Volvos. Also ASE L1certified for over 10 years.

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

Technician

710 satisfied customers

24 years of experience diagnosing & repairing

dramey

dramey

ASE Certified Technician

669 satisfied customers

have worked on volvo's for 4 years and am a ase master mechanic. current shop foreman

Tim Mohr

Tim Mohr

ASE MASTER TECH

549 satisfied customers

30 YRS EXPERIENCE, FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC, GAS AND DEISEL

Jim B

Jim B

ASE Certified Technician

504 satisfied customers

40 years Import and domestic AAA Approved Shop owner 30 yrs

Matt

Matt

Engineer

497 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineer with 20 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

Marty

Marty

ASE Certified Technician

274 satisfied customers

ASE & Bosch Certified Master Tech. Over 30 years experience.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x