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2000 Volvo C70

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2000 Volvo C70 Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The convertible top may have problems with the micro-switches and potentiometers that help control the raising and lowering of the top.

Drive Train -- Verified

Several complaints have been reported regarding Volvo C70 transmission shifting issues. Long shift times between gear shifts, hard shifting, hard downshifting and a loss of transmission operation all together to name a few.
If the issue is minor, a transmission software update may fix this issue so if available, the software should be updated before any repairs are made.
There are several technical service bulletins (TSB's) availab...

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

Door window regulator failures have been reported. These vehicles have a very complex door window mechanism that can be very difficult to adjust properly after installing a new window regulator. This can lead to air leaks, wind noise, and a door that doesn't open or close properly. This is a good time to find an experienced Volvo mechanic!

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Knocking noises going over bumps can be caused by worn sway bar end links. These end links have small ball joints that become loose and rattle. Replacement is the only fix.

Brakes -- Verified

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) Control Unit has a high failure rate. When this fault occurs, the ABS light will illuminate and codes may be stored indicating a problem with the ABS Pump Motor, or Wheel Speed Sensors, but the problem is the ABS Control Module.
Other symptoms may include an illuminated Check Engine and transmission shift light. and the speedometer may stop working as well.
Note: The brake system will operate normally...

2000 Volvo C70 Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, December 29, 2006

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A COMBINATION OF THROTTLE POSITIONING SENSOR IRREGULARITIES, A DIRTY THROTTLE HOUSING, AND/OR INEFFICIENT SOFTWARE CALIBRATION MAY CAUSE A WARNING LAMP TO LIGHT AND THE SUBSEQUENT ONSET OF LIMP HOME MODES.

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Electrical & Lights, January 24, 2005

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH MAY CEASE TO FUNCTION.

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Electrical & Lights, March 19, 2001

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THERE COULD BE INADEQUATE CONTACT BETWEEN THE BULB AND SOCKET WHICH COULD CAUSE THE FRONT TURN SIGNAL NOT TO FUNCTION AS DESIGNED.

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2000 Volvo C70 Questions and Answers

Visitor, 2000 Volvo C70, 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Tucson, AZ

just bought the car had it 4 days and whaite smoke started coming from tail pipe someone said it was the turbo is there a way of testing the turbo is see if its bad? I am disabled and on social sec...

tra1440, 2000 Volvo C70, 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Tucson, AZ

Is the a way to make sure the turbo on a 2000 c70 is bad?

tra1440, 2000 Volvo C70, 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Tucson, AZ

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tra1440, 2000 Volvo C70, 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Tucson, AZ

Does this have to do with the Turbo?

tra1440, 2000 Volvo C70, Tucson, AZ

Just bought a 2000 C70 where can I find items that the factory extended the warranty on.

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