1997 Volvo 960 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Volvo 960
1997 Volvo 960 Problems
The sway bar bushings commonly wear out, causing a knocking noise from the front of the vehicle. Replacing the worn bushings should correct this concern.
Vibration problems from the rear brake rotors are common and require replacement of the pads and rotors, and the installation of special shims. The symptoms often occur when the brakes are used heavily from repeated braking, braking from high speeds, and braking while going downhill. The entire vehicle can vibrate and shudder, like it is being driven over train tracks.
1997 Volvo 960 Questions
The snowflake-like icon on panel flashes continually whether or not I have the blower motor on. Some heat comes thru vent when my speed is up to 60mph, but warm air is not being blown...EEC? Motor? Codes? I wish I knew where to start looking because I'd like to try and fix it myself. Any sugg...
The lights just stopped working without apparent cause. No clue what to do but can't afford to have it repaired. Any suggestions?
1997 Volvo 960 Recalls
The throttle plate may stick in the throttle housing, resulting in the vehicle continuing to accelerate when the accelerator pedal is released by the driver. Dealers will replace the throttle housing free of charge to resolve the concern.