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2002 Volvo C70

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2002 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...

2002 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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2002 Volvo C70 Questions and Answers

teamoore, 2002 Volvo C70, Wayne, PA

How to you replace the power steering pressure hose

amilcar, 2002 Volvo C70, 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo, Cedar Grove, NJ

The first time the car failes inspection due to emission problem, check engine light on. Volvo mechanic fixes problem, all codes are clear. Go back for inspection after driving car 400 miles.Failed...

Visitor, 2002 Volvo C70, 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Cedar Grove, NJ

y Volvo failed inspection 4 times.The first time the "check engine light" was on.The mechanic fixed the problem, told me to drive the car 200 hundred miles and return to inspect it. I di...

mseals, 2002 Volvo C70, 2.3L 4 Cylinder Turbo, Florence, NJ

NJ State Inspection failure due to "Not Ready" status. Volvo dealer checked system and all is okay. What could be causing this?

bjmich, 2002 Volvo C70, 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Dunellen, NJ

I have had my car fixed for the fail They have told me to drive it at least 200 miles I have done that and still fails for comprehensive What is the problem

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2002 Volvo C70 Reviews

beautifull high dollar piece of shiitt to say the least, it cost 35,000.00 new and today 10 yrs later with 130,000 miles its only worth 4,600. omg.. the power sterring has been replaced, the radiator,the convertible top was 3,500 replaced, the two front seats were replaced 3,700
all the trim buttons are popping off/breaking
please..... can you say throw your money out the window?????
everything possible has went wrong with this piece of junk.....
the dealership is saying my transmission is bad at 129,413 miles on it. and my wife has drove it since we bought it. it has never been run hard or anything that could harm it. it was running fine before we had the fluid changed but now it wont change into 3rd gear. they claim "it happens"
other c70 owners agree this is one beautifull high dollar piece of shiit that will not last or hold a value, now im seeing why the value drops so low so fast...... please do yourself a favor and dont ever buy a de-solvo. because your investment will disolve right infront of your eyes....
dont change the transmission fluid or the junker might not ever drive again.. at 129,000 miles this 35,000 piece of shit will go down in history/youtube when i light it on fire and drive it into the river. it is a PIECE OF SHIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
youd feel better if you just gave the money away instead of knowing you had faith in volvo and got a 35,000.00 fuckkin..

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