2007 Volvo C70 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Volvo C70

2007 Volvo C70 Problems

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.

The upper engine mount may wear prematurely. Symptoms may include a harsh feeling when the transmission is shifting and roughness when the engine is idling. Worn engine mounts should be replaced as necessary.

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) warning light and/or other dash warning lights may illuminate due to a failed ABS Control Module. Replacement of the failed module is generally required to correct this concern.

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2007 Volvo C70 Questions

my stft1 is reading -2.3 when evap is purging and remains between 0 and -2.3 after purge has completed! could this be a factor in why re-fuelling my car is a chore? takes about 10 minutes for half tank.
kind regards graham

have tested purge valve got reading of 20.6 ohms / have blown through canister with air got little bit of air through purge side after blowing through tank side.
still have problems filling fuel tank
any ideas would be grateful

CAR PURGES FOUR TO FIVE MINUTES AFTER STARTING WHILE IDLING, MY CANISTER IS BY FUEL TANK; PLACING FINGER OVER AIR INTAKE I CAN FEEL AIR BEING SUCKED IN. There are no fault codes stored or pending, so evap leak out of the question.
Is there a fuel tank pressure sensor attached to the tank or i...

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2007 Volvo C70 Recalls

Certain vehicles equipped with an optional spare tire and wheel kit were assembled with the incorrect tire pressure information label. A misprinted label could lead to improper tire inflation, which could result in a tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the affected vehicles and replace the incorrect label as necessary. The Volvo recall number is R247.

Volvo is recalling all models equipped with Garmin 760 Portable Global Positioning System units because the battery may overheat, which could lead to a fire. Volvo advises owners to stop using the Garmin device immediately and consult the Garmin website to determine if they have a defective unit. The unit's battery will be replaced and a spacer inserted to prevent the problem from reoccurring. This will be performed free of charge.

The brake master cylinder may leak internally due to a faulty seal. If this happens, the brakes may not operate as designed, and stopping distances may be increased. In severe cases, brake loss may occur. Dealers will inspect and replace the master cylinder if necessary. The Volvo recall number is 194. This recall began on March 11, 2008.

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2007 Volvo C70 Reviews

I must admit, someone got a lemon of a car. For me this one has been the most reliable of all. The only problem that I have had was that the instruments would play crazy - like brake failure, or abs failure... This has now been solved - all the wirings were checked and rechecked. No problems since then. Also mine runs on LPG. I have had at least 11 cars, this has been the best a...

I was so excited to get my first brand new car and thought I was getting quality in buying a Volvo C70 Convertible. It has approx 80,000 miles and I'm being told I need a new engine through no fault of my own! I've already had to replace the clutch, repair the drooping headliner. The quality of the leather seats is the worst I've ever seen. Needless to say, I'm never buying another Volvo.

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