Car Fuses and Wiring
Headlights Tail and Brake Lights
Volvo 240
Turn Signals and Hazard Lights

What would cause the brake light fuse on my 1988 Volvo 240 DL to keep blowing whenever the brakes are pressed?

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2007-02-07 20:35:56

1. a bad ground wire, or 2. a short in the brake electrical system let me know if it helps?

User Avatar

Your Answer

Still Have Questions?

Related Questions

How do you replace Volvo 850 rear brakes?

To replace the rear brakes on a Volvo 850 you must first remove the old brakes. Then connect all of the wirings to the new brakes including the brake fluid line and the connection for the brake pads.

What should it cost to replace rear brakes in 1996 Volvo 850 GLT?

What should it cost to replace rear brakes, drums and rotors, '96 Volvo 850 GLT.

Does the 2001 S40 Volvo have anti lock brakes?


Why does your 1998 Volvo S80 keep blowing a fuse when the AC compressor kicks on?

Compressor has seized.

Why does 2006 Volvo semi keep blowing heater hoses?

It would help to know what engine you had... if it's not a glider, the 2006 Volvos in North America were available with the Volvo D12 or D16 engine, the Cummins ISX or ISM engine, or the Caterpillar C11, C12, C13, C15, or C16 engine. Also, are the hoses blowing off of their connections, or are they just blowing out?

What type of brakes are on a 86 Volvo 240 DL?

All around Disc, 13" I believe

Why does the radio in 2002 Volvo S60 keep changing stations on its own constantly?

You must have inadvertently pressed the SEEK/SCAN button!

What is the towing capacity of a 1996 Volvo 960?

The owners manual of a US market 1996 960 states towing capacity as 1100 lbs. without brakes and 3300 lbs. with trailer brakes.

How do you install brakes on a 1992 Volvo 940?

The brakes, on your 1992 automobile, can be installed I using a break hardware kit. The hardware kit should include the brake pads, the necessary hardware, and directions for installation.

Why does the radio fuse keep blowing on my 2002 Volvo s40?

you have a wire that is going to ground(electrical short on another wire or piece of metal).

Why is the fuse blowing on your 1989 Volvo 245 overdrive circuit?

Probably because of the missing insulation from the wire leading from the solonoid on the transmission, causing the bare wire to contact a metal surface, thus creating a short circuit and blowing the fuse.

Why is oil blowing out of the dip stick and oil cap on a 1989 Volvo 240?

Piston rings and/or (probably and) cylinder walls are damaged. Rebuild the engine.

Why is the DASHBOARD brake light on in your 1995 Volvo 960?

it indicates that it is time to change the pads for the disc brakes, the light comes on when the sensor is activated

What are some standard features on a Volvo SUV?

Some standard features on a Volvo SUV that are helpful include anti-theft, brakes, doors, engine, seats, and steering. Standard features that are fun include heating, entertainment, and storage.

What is a P0455 code on a 1999 Volvo?

Can not find answer for a P0455 code for my 1999 S 70 Volvo (check engine light), with a buddies meter, trying to save money, can anyone give a clue, is it serious or is Volvo Dealer blowing smoke. If you could also provide re-setting technique, it would be highly appreicated.

What does tracs do in a Volvo s70?

TRACS is the name given by Volvo to a traction control system that was standard on AWD wagons and optional on front-drive models. The system applies front brakes to limit wheel slippage at speeds under 25 mph.

Why does your Volvo S60 vibrate after which the engine goes off when you press down on the brakes?

Check for a vacuum leak Check the check valve on the power brake booster

Why Volvo S70 shake at driver side while braking?

You need to check your brakes and rotors. Typically when the rotors go out it will make any car/ truck do that.

Why is my brake failure light always on on my 1985 Volvo 240 gl?

It indicates there is a problem. Get it looked at immediatly. Brakes are nothing to play games with. Your life (and others) depends on them.

What is the Volvo S40 Orange Arrow?

The orange arrow you are referring to is on the dash/instrument panel. It illuminates whenever the car is put into a lower gear other than drive.

What size wrench is needed to remove the caliper bolts on the front brakes of a 2003 Volvo s60 awd?

I don't know what size but on an 01 S60 you need an Allen wrench.

What is the towing capacity of a 1984 Volvo 240?

Depends entirely on the likely grade of road you're towing on. Also if trailer has brakes fitted - need those for safety with heavier loads.

How do you figure out if your rear brakes on a 87 Volvo 240 DL wagon are ATE or Girling?

They're almost always ATE. The Girlings were on the early cars (up to '84), and even then rarely.

How do you wheel bearing for Volvo s80?

Wheel bearing are what allow wheels to spin smoothing on an axle. A broken wheel bearing can lead to fatal car accidents. To replace a wheel bearing on a Volvo s80 remove the wheel hub and have the bearing pressed out. Press the new bearing into the wheel hub to ensure a safe install.

Is Volvo Swedish company?

Volvo Lastvagnar is. Volvo cars is not. Volvo entrepreneur vehicles and Volvo Penta (marine engines) I don't know.

Still have questions?