1997 Volvo 960 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Volvo 960

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1997 Volvo 960 Problems

Abnormal Noise From Front Suspension Due to Worn Control Arm Bushings

The front control arm bushings wear out, resulting in alignment issues and squeaking and/or knocking noises from the front end. Worn bushings will require replacement.

"No Start" and Check Engine Light Due to Gear Position Sensor Failure

The gear position sensor on the transmission may fail, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or a no start condition.

Head gaskets leaked oil into coolant.

Oil in coolant. Had to replace head gaskets.

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1997 Volvo 960 Questions

Blower for heat and A.C. won't blow! What to do? (2 answers)

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...

Turn signals and hazard lights completely stopped working. Any suggestions? (1 answer)

The lights just stopped working without apparent cause. No clue what to do but can't afford to have it repaired. Any suggestions?

ABS light and check engine light are on. ABS not working. Somehow this effects the transmission which sometimes shifts out of gear. (1 answer)

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1997 Volvo 960 Recalls

Throttle Sticks

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.

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1997 Volvo 960 Reviews

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The volvo is a great car.

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