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My engine dies when i turn on headlights

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first thing that comes to mind is the alternator not charging .if you have a volt meter ,check the battery voltage with the car not runnung and then running .If that checks ok check the voltage drop when you put the headlights on with the car not running .Hope this helps rob ...

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robert white

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I can answer any kind of Volvo question to do with automotive repair on Volvo from mid 1980s to present .

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30 plus years Volvo experience and have been in the automotive industry my whole life

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schooled in uk went to south London tech city and guilds in automotive science and masters in electrical engineering .

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