2009 Volvo S60 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Volvo S60
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2009 Volvo S60 Problems
Front upper strut mounts may wear prematurely, resulting in loud noise from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps.
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.
Front and/or rear sway bar end links may wear out prematurely, causing a knocking noise from the front or rear of the vehicle when driving on bumpy roads. Our technicians recommend inspecting the links at each service, they should be replaced if any looseness is found.
2009 Volvo S60 Questions
when brakes are applied, a grinding sound occurs or a thump, thump, thump.I was told brakes are fine, that it was due to a previous owner who strongly applied parking brake. Does this sound right.The noise is particularly obvious when car sitting, say overnite.Not as lound when it warms up...but ...
I also had 4 rear driver side light bulbs replaced recently ?? Is there a short in the wiring ?
I am due for my 45K mile service. What should be done at this point? Also, what can I expect from an expense standpoint for brakes and rotors if needed?
2009 Volvo S60 Recalls
Volvo is recalling certain passenger vehicles equipped with power front passenger seats because the front seat rail's detection system was manufactured incorrectly. This can cause the passenger seat to move beyond the intended maximum, which may increase the risk of injury to the passenger in a crash. Dealers will inspect and repair the rails free of charge.
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.
2009 Volvo S60 Reviews
VOLVO S60 T2.5 2009. Fuel pump failed at 54000 miles. Dealership said I was 2 months out of 5 years warranty. Had to get it replaced at local mechanic, $1300. mechanic said the fuel module showed signs of premature failure and that if there is another fuel problem it will be that and not the Fuel pump assembly. If you buy a Volvo realize that since it is now owned by a Chinese company you bette...
Bought the car in 2009 and simply love it. It is agile in traffic with the power to accelerate when I need to. I test drove BMWs 3 series and bought the Volvo for the refined ride. Sportier rides are great sometimes when you need to cut loose but when I am going to work in the mornings I like a little comfort. the S60 delivers on all counts.