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2000 Volvo S70

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2000 Volvo S70 Problems

Brakes -- Verified

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) Control Unit has a high failure rate. When this fault occurs, the ABS light will illuminate and codes may be stored indicating a problem with the ABS Pump Motor, or Wheel Speed Sensors, but the problem is the ABS Control Module.
Other symptoms may include an illuminated Check Engine and transmission shift light. and the speedometer may stop working as well.
Note: The brake system will operate normally...

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The master window switch may fail, allowing the windows to move in one direction and not the other.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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

Drive Train -- Verified

Many complaints have been reported regarding Volvo S70 transmission shifting issues. Long shift times between gear shifts, hard shifting, hard downshifting and a loss of transmission operation all together to name a few.
If the issue is minor, a transmission software update may fix this issue so if available, the software should be updated before any repairs are made.
There are several technical service bulletins (TSB's) available from Volvo...

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

The secondary air pump may fail causing the check engine light to illuminate. The cause is often a failure of the air pump check valve that contaminates the air pump with exhaust gas/moisture.

2000 Volvo S70 Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, December 29, 2006

Summary: 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.

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Electrical & Lights, January 24, 2005

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH MAY CEASE TO FUNCTION.

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Electrical & Lights, March 19, 2001

Summary: 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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2000 Volvo S70 Questions and Answers

tef, 2000 Volvo S70, Turbo, Delano, PA

Where is the powertrain control module located?
Will this make the car start out in 2nd Gear all the time?

mnasche, 2000 Volvo S70, w/o Turbo, Overland Park, KS

Front wheel drive, I took everything off to the bare botor and then removed the center bolt on the rotor but can't get the rotor off. What am I doing wrong?

ibtazman, 2000 Volvo S70, 2.3L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Escondido, CA

My car constantly dies whenever I stop, I can keep it going if I drive with both feet and keep pressure on the gas pedal. Even when the car is in park the engine struggles to remain running, The RP...

Paulie D, 2000 Volvo S70, 2.4L 5 Cylinder, Virginia Beach, VA

I removed the bolt in the middle of the rotor, but it did not budge.There are four bolts on the back side of the rotor, but they require a special tool. Do these have to be removed also ?

Visitor, 2000 Volvo S70, 2.3L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Norco, CA

My airconditioner works well, then it blows warm air. I turn it off for a half hour, come out start it up and it works. I took it in they added "some" freon (sp) and thought it would ta...

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2000 Volvo S70 Reviews

we have almost 130000miles on it. however, there are issues with check engine light on around 80000miles cost m more than $1000 to repair the catalyst but the light back on after around 1 year.
now the coolant light on, no clue what caused this after changing thermostat, sensor.
there were back lights, side lights out, changed them.

This car is not

Leather always cracks in tx.Great gas milage.
I have 140k.Run mobil 1 engine very strong.
trans smooth.I love volvo safty design.

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