2006 Volvo S60 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Volvo S60

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2006 Volvo S60 Problems

Transmission Shifting Issues Due to Internal Failure and/or Software Issues

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.

Exterior Light Bulbs May Burn Out Prematurely

It is not uncommon for the exterior light bulbs to burn out prematurely. No repair option has been reported other than replacing the failed bulb.

Front Upper Strut Mounts May Fail and Cause Noise Over Bumps

Front upper strut mounts may wear prematurely, resulting in loud noise from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps.

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2006 Volvo S60 Questions

Why my car has no heat after changing thermostat housing unit (1 answer)

My car needed a oil change and kept saying low oil pressure and low coolant...got oil changed added coolant car cut off while i was driving....had oil changed new thermostat housing unit in now my temp gauge wont move there is no heat in my car the fan is loud and now the engine service light is ...

How do I get to radiator to check for leak? (1 answer)

I'm trying to locate a leak in my cooling system. I want to know the easiest way to check my radiator.

Can I drive to get oil change? (1 answer)

I live in Louisiana where the recent flood was. My oil doesn't look the same. Can I drive to get it change? The car cranks but low oil pressure light is on

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2006 Volvo S60 Recalls

Volvo 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.

Tire Pressure and Loading Label May be Incorrect

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.

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2006 Volvo S60 Reviews

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I PURCHASED THE S60 IN APRIL OF 2012 NEVER HAD ANY TROUBLE UNTIL FRIDAY DECEMBER 13, 2013 I COULD NOT GET THE GEAR OUT OF PARK, I WORKED ON IT FOR 40MIN AND IT CAME OUT OF PART GOING BACK AND FORTH AND PRESSING ON THE BRAKES. I HAVE BEEN HAVING THE SAME TROUBLE EVER SINCE UP UNTIL THIS MORNING WHERE IT TOOK 45 MIN FOR IT TO GET INTO DRIVE
I got my 2006 S60 at Volvo of Louisville in February and absolutly love it! The only issue I have is that when I'm stopped at a trafic light, the steering wheel will vibrate and sometimes the vibration will actually get bad enough where my hand actually starts feeling numb. Also, when I brought it in to be checked out, they loaned me another 2006 S60 and it evidenced the same issue. The Serv...

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