2002 Volvo S60 Stalls

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s60

#1

2002 Volvo S60 stalls frequently when coming to a stop after decelerating from cruising speed. Accompanying Check Engine light. Does not stall if I keep the RPM’s above 1000 when stopping.


#2

Is your torque converter staying locked up? What if you shift to Neutral, but let the engine idle lower than 1000 rpms?


#3

That CEL (check engine light) is just a kid in class waving her hand trying to get you attention because she has the answer. You need to have the codes read. Some places will read them for FREE. Try Autozone or Advanced Auto Parts. Get the exact code (like P0123) not just their translation into English and post it back here.


#4

Had the code read. Forgot the number of the code but it had to do with the transmission. Switching to neutral while decelerating helps a little but a rapid deceleration to a stop whether in neutral or drive will cause the engine to stall. Runs fine when at cruise speed and/or rpms above about 800.


#5

Torque converter? Placing it in neutral seems to help a little but whether in neutral or drive it still stalls when rapidly decelerating to a stop. Does not do it when engine is cold (not fully warmed up) and stalls more often the hotter the outside air temperature.