2005 Volvo S60 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Volvo S60
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2005 Volvo S60 ProblemsFront Strut Noise and Failure Issue
Front struts are a real issue with the S60. I have a 2002 with 125,000 and just had the OEM struts installed a year ago by the dealer and they are already failing. The top of the strut is actually separating at the top and is visisble if you look at the strut tower from under the hood. My local repair shop reports actually seeing one break through the top and come through the hood. Dealer is telling me because the struts were put in 13 months ...
The automatic transmission may develop shifting problems and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate due to internal component failure and/or software issues. It is always best to be sure the transmission control module has the latest software installed when any major transmission repair is performed.
Erratic shifting from the automatic transmission and cold start issues can sometimes be corrected by software upgrades to the engine and transmission control modules.
2005 Volvo S60 QuestionsI hear a rattling noise as if Something is loose inside the cam or underneath (1 answer)
It sounds like it could be a loose head or im not an exspert but soon as you start the engine rattle rattle rattle no over heating does leak oil
vehicule wont start, first it started and runned a bit then stoped, i changed the gaz filter, i checked codes(elm) it gaves me evaporative system,oxygen sensor,oxygen sensor heat,catalyst monitoring, and wont start no more...
2005 Volvo S60 RecallsVolvo Recalls Garmin 760 Portable GPS-Equipped Vehicles Due to Overheating Battery
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 tire pressure and loading information label may be incorrect. This could lead to improper vehicle loading or tire pressures that could result in a tire failure. Dealers will mail the correct label to vehicle owners. This recall is expected to begin on December 18, 2006. The Volvo recall number is 161.