Electrical and Electronic Systems

Volvo Electrical System Repair Services


Volvo is a Swedish automobile brand popular for manufacturing mid-sized station wagons. A lot of drivers love these vehicles as evident in how long they have remained active in the industry churning in different models of Volvos year in and year out. Even cars that receive the best maintenance and servicing can still run into problems and the Volvo is no exception to this. Whether you own a Volvo 122 or the XC93 model, you should know that a great majority of problems reported in Volvos are related to Volvo electrical system faults.

If you have additional questions or are ready to set up a service appointment, call us at 631-328-5985.

What Makes Up the Volvo Electrical System?

Cars are much more reliant on their electrical system than people realize. From seemingly simple things like window functions and door locks to much more complex things like keeping the engine running, the electrical system is responsible for processes that control several of the vehicle’s functioning. The system is comprised of several components – battery, starter, alternator, fuses, wiring, control modules, electronics, etc. If the electrical system detects an error with any of the components, you could be facing anything from a malfunctioning radio to a misfiring engine.

What are the signs of a bad electrical system?

The electrical system is complex and is made up of several components, each serving a unique purpose. As such, signs of a fault in the system is dependent on the origin of the problem. For example, a malfunctioning starter may cause the engine to stall while a faulty regulator could result in a malfunctioning door lock. Nevertheless, there are still several general indicators that are associated with an error in the electrical system. Faulty electronics, failing lights system – dashboard indicator lights, internal and external – (headlights, brake lights, turn signal lights), engine stalling, misfiring, and rough idling just to name a few are some of the common signs related to a system failure. The electrical system is a part of the safety system and a fault could compromise its role. Thus, if you suspect a problem with any of the components, you should get your car to MB AUTOMOTIVE in Bay Shore, NY immediately.

How to Fix Electrical Problems

Electrical problems can often be difficult to diagnose and treat which is why we take our time with the diagnostics tests to properly diagnose and fix them. Our repair services will be dependent upon the outcome of the diagnostic testing. Some of the common services we carry out during repairs include; the replacement of damaged components like the alternator, starter, and bulbs, rebuilding of the instrument panel, software upgrade, etc.

In addition, as a maintenance tip, it is necessary to avoid overloading your car with electronics and gadgets that draw out electrical power from your electrical system. Regularly scheduled maintenance remains one of the best ways to prevent electrical problems. However, they can still occur, and it is important that you act quickly to get it resolved as soon as possible.

If you have additional questions or are ready to set up a service appointment, call us at 631-328-5985.

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