2001 Volvo S80 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Volvo S80

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2001 Volvo S80 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.

Abnormal Noise From Front Suspension Due to Worn Control Arm Bushings

The front control arm bushings wear out, resulting in alignment issues and squeaking and/or knocking noises from the front end. Worn bushings will require replacement.

 

Gas tank leaking. Car smelling gas.

It is a factory recall folks! Just had it repaired. The seal is faulty between the pump and the tank. It was done at a local dealer here in Rochester. It is a $1900 repair. It was fixed I paid nothing out of pocket.

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2001 Volvo S80 Questions

The hood is stuck I can pull the latch but it wont pop (1 answer)

How to pop stuck hood

Why wont my car start? (1 answer)

I have a Volvo S80 T6 and it runs fine, I just have a small battery for it. I can't use the radio or leave the doors open or lights on for longer than a few minutes. One day I started it and it turned on, but sounded like it wasn't getting any gas. It had like a cough, then it died. So I ...

Does the Oil pressure light stays on even if the car is not started (1 answer)

the oil pressure light goes off once the car is started. When I turn on the car the light does not come on. Only when The ignition switch turn on a all warning light comes on. all will go of except the oil pressure light. but does not come on once the car is started.

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2001 Volvo S80 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.

Vehicles in Warm Weather Climates May Develop a Fuel Leak

When exposed to certain environmental conditions (hot climate and temperature cycling) over time and in combination with varying fuel quality, the fuel pump can develop cracks in the fuel pump flange. If cracks develop, a fuel smell and/or leak may be noted. Any fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel pump as necessary to correct this concern. The Volvo recall number is R220.

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.

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2001 Volvo S80 Reviews

2001 S-80 T-6 Exec Model. Replaced Tranny under warranty at around 80k miles; when warranty expried at 100k, so did the engine at 112k, and the car had been maintained at each service interval with Volvo dealership. $5K later and engine replaced (used), having an issue with battery, will not hold a charge, on my second new battery. Alternator checks out good. Nobody can tell what's drawing i...
Fabulous vehicle...2001 with 202000 mi.
Best car I ever had. Had it for 3 years and starts up every time and has a nice smooth ride. Haven't had to put a lot of money in it either.

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