2008 Volvo V70 Repair and Maintenance
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2008 Volvo V70 ProblemsAC Evaporator May Develop Refrigerant Leaks
The AC evaporator is prone to leaking, causing the air conditioning system to lose refrigerant and stop blowing cold air.
A refrigerant leak may develop from the AC evaporator causing the AC to blow warm air. Verifying failure of this component is difficult. A good shop will use leak detection dye to verify a failing evaporator.
One or more door lock assembly may fail and cause door locking/unlocking problems.
2008 Volvo V70 Questionsfront area rattle noise that has gotten worse (1 answer)
I took the car into my service place 6 months ago and they could not find anything .( I have 55,000 miles on it). i got new tires today and asked them at Firestone. They said it was my front struts making the noise and they needed replacing. It would be over $1000. Am i getting ripped off as a f...
Manual says change and then leads you to believe never to change. What is correct ?
Also displays climate control and other functions. It is supposed to come on when car is started but will come on after driving 10 to 15 min or so. Any ideas abot this?
2008 Volvo V70 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.
The engine cooling fan may stop working without warning due to a software error. Depending on the conditions, the occupants may experience reduced air conditioning performance and/or rapid heating of the engine temperature. The driver may not have sufficient time to react to the warning lights before engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the fan control module free of charge. The recall began July, 2009. The Volvo recall number is R214.
Certain vehicles equipped with integrated child booster seats were assembled with warning labels that did not include the statement, "Death or serious injury can occur" if child safety systems are not used according to the manufacturer's instructions. Dealers will install new warning labels as necessary. The recall is expected to begin on February 20, 2008. The Volvo recall number is 189.