2001 Volvo C70 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Volvo C70
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2001 Volvo C70 ProblemsHard shifting from transmission and other issues
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) available from Volvo that address these shifting issues and they should be consulted by the repair shop during the automatic transmission diagnostic process.
Regular servicing of the transmission fluid can help with preventing transmission failure, but not in all cases. Follow the suggested fluid replacement interval recommended by Volvo. You will find this in your owners manual, or find it here: http://bit.ly/Volvo_Owners_Manuals
The convertible top may have problems with the micro-switches and potentiometers that help control the raising and lowering of the top.
A refrigerant leak may develop from the AC evaporator causing the AC to blow warm air. Verifying failure of this component is difficult. A good shop will use leak detection dye to verify a failing evaporator.
2001 Volvo C70 QuestionsIf the rear roll bars pop up after hitting a speed bump that was not seen at a high rate of speed (or between 50- 70 mph according to my son at) can the 2 back rear roll bars be reset? (1 answer)
Or do you have to replace the roll bars. The car was Not wrecked. And nothing else occurred. The only thing is the
Convertable top will not go all the way down over bars.
My car stopped blowing cold air. I bought a can of freon with a gauge on it. I tried to pump the freon in but nothing went in. The compressor is coming on but the freon is not going.