1999 Volvo S70 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Volvo S70

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1999 Volvo S70 Problems

Rumbling Noise From Front of Vehicle While Driving

One or both of the front wheel bearings may fail resulting in a rumbling noise from the front wheel area when driving over 25 mph.

AC Not Cold Due to Evaporator Leak

The AC evaporator is prone to leaking, causing the air conditioning system to lose refrigerant and stop blowing cold air.

Rough idle due to broken vacuum hose near power steering pump

A broken vacuum hose near the power steering pump deteriorates and can cause a rough idle and the Check Engine Light to illuminate

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1999 Volvo S70 Questions

A/c cuts off after 5-10 min driving. (2 answers)

Works great initially. Stops cold air when engine warms up. Seems the compressor is getting hot and cuts off quickly. Happens every time. Starts again cold after being off for 15-20 minutes .

cabin heating (1 answer)

When I let the car sit for a while it warms up to normal operating temp and heat in cabin is temp that I selected, when I drive it for a distance the temp gauge shows drop in temperature and starts blowing cool air. if I come to a stop it will go back up to normal temp and the cabin warms back up...

my s70 is an awd turbo. We are getting engine codes P1238 and P1172. (1 answer)

Any help would be appreciated. Have already replaced the MAF

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1999 Volvo S70 Recalls

Recall 06V441000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A COMBINATION OF THROTTLE POSITIONING SENSOR IRREGULARITIES, A DIRTY THROTTLE HOUSING, AND/OR INEFFICIENT SOFTWARE CALIBRATION MAY CAUSE A WARNING LAMP TO LIGHT AND THE SUBSEQUENT ONSET OF LIMP HOME MODES.
Recall 04V504000
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH MAY CEASE TO FUNCTION.
Recall 00V405000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THERE COULD BE INADEQUATE CONTACT BETWEEN THE BULB AND SOCKET WHICH COULD CAUSE THE FRONT TURN SIGNAL NOT TO FUNCTION AS DESIGNED.

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1999 Volvo S70 Reviews

Great running car at 256550 miles I still get 28mpg I've got my moneys worth. timing belt went last week with no warning so depending on repairs we will see if I will keep it. air conditioner needs to be replaced
Bought the 1999 Volvo S70 with 22k miles in 2006. Running great but needed new timing belt because of age. No problem. Love this car however it seems AC may be failing.
We have spend thousands of dollars on the 1999 volvo s70 turbo oxegyn sensors. We would like to disconnect them and on t dealwith them again. Is this possible? Each time it costs us $400.00 for the front and $400.00 for thw back. Any ideas what to do?

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