Starting, & Running, Problems

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yorkievolvo
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Starting, & Running, Problems

Post by yorkievolvo » Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:06 am

Greetings Everybody,
Still having problems with my '92, 480 turbo.
Poor starting - have to catch on the accelerator and hold until the engine warms up a little.
Then low (400/600) slow-running revs.
High fuel consumption when driving.
Can anybody recommend a garage with a 480 savvi mechanic (preferably within 50/60 miles of the Humber bridge)?
Thanks.

dcwalker
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Re: Starting, & Running, Problems

Post by dcwalker » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:33 am

Not sure it quite meets your distance limits but Hutton Brothers in Shipton by Beningbrough would be my recommendation.

Otherwise, and I know it would be dearer, but the master technician (Howard) at Ray Chapman York knows his 480s and has helped me several times over the years. If you end up going down that route make sure you speak to Nigel on service, and explain David Walker recommended them and specifically Howard, and hopefully they could do something for you.

Good luck!

David
Current: 1994 480 GT (plus 2004 C70 Collection, 2014 V60 SE Lux Nav)
Previous: Celebration masquerading as 346, Celebration 269 (sadly abandoned project), Celebration 73, 1992 ES, 1988 ES - and numerous other non-480 Volvos!

dcwalker
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Posts: 585
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Re: Starting, & Running, Problems

Post by dcwalker » Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:33 am

Not sure it quite meets your distance limits but Hutton Brothers in Shipton by Beningbrough would be my recommendation.

Otherwise, and I know it would be dearer, but the master technician (Howard) at Ray Chapman York knows his 480s and has helped me several times over the years. If you end up going down that route make sure you speak to Nigel on service, and explain David Walker recommended them and specifically Howard, and hopefully they could do something for you.

Good luck!

David
Current: 1994 480 GT (plus 2004 C70 Collection, 2014 V60 SE Lux Nav)
Previous: Celebration masquerading as 346, Celebration 269 (sadly abandoned project), Celebration 73, 1992 ES, 1988 ES - and numerous other non-480 Volvos!

yorkievolvo
480 Newbie
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Re: Starting, & Running, Problems

Post by yorkievolvo » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:10 pm

Thanks for the info, David.
Don't have any telephone numbers, I suppose?

dcwalker
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Re: Starting, & Running, Problems

Post by dcwalker » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:27 pm

yorkievolvo wrote:
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:10 pm
Thanks for the info, David.
Don't have any telephone numbers, I suppose?
Hutton Brothers is 01904 471607, Ray Chapman York (main dealer) is 01904 789789.

David
Current: 1994 480 GT (plus 2004 C70 Collection, 2014 V60 SE Lux Nav)
Previous: Celebration masquerading as 346, Celebration 269 (sadly abandoned project), Celebration 73, 1992 ES, 1988 ES - and numerous other non-480 Volvos!

yorkievolvo
480 Newbie
Posts: 42
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Re: Starting, & Running, Problems

Post by yorkievolvo » Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:46 pm

David,
don't worry about phone numbers.
Didn't realise it was so easy to find garages on the 'net.
Thanks again.

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