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 ProblemsTransmission 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.
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 wear prematurely, resulting in loud noise from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps.
2006 Volvo S60 QuestionsWhy 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 ...
I'm trying to locate a leak in my cooling system. I want to know the easiest way to check my radiator.
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
2006 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.