2003 Volvo S80 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Volvo S80
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2003 Volvo S80 ProblemsFront Upper Strut Mounts May Fail and Cause Noise Over Bumps
Front upper strut mounts may wear prematurely, resulting in loud noise from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps.
2003 Volvo S80 QuestionsWhat is the proper battery for my 2003 Volvo S80 T6? I'm trying to keep to the less expensive side. By brand would be great but as long as I know the requirements or specifications I should be ok to figure it out. Thank you in advace. (1 answer)
only happens when taking off from a stop after driving a few miles, sharp spike then settles back down, thinking trans problem but really hoping not
2003 Volvo S80 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.
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.