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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2008 Volvo XC70

2008 Volvo XC70

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2008 Volvo XC70 Problems

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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.

Drive Train -- Verified

The turbocharger return pipe seal may develop an oil leak. The leak can begin very small, but will eventually progress into a large leak. Our technicians recommend having this repaired at first signs of leakage.

Engine -- Verified

Engine oil leaks from the PCV housing are common.

2008 Volvo XC70 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., October 31, 2007

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Due to a software error, the side curtain and side impact air bags may be slow to deploy, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants in the event of a crash. Additionally, air bag warning messages may be erroneously displayed. Dealers will update the air bag (SRS) control module software to correct the concern. This recall is expected to begin by October 31, 2007. The Volvo recall number is 184.

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Body, Interior & Misc., February 20, 2008

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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.

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Body, Interior & Misc., January 31, 2008

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Certain vehicles were manufactured with a tire information label missing the wheel size information. Owners will be provided with a new label and installation instructions. Dealers will install the new label for owners who would rather not install their own. This recall is expected to begin by January 31, 2009. The Volvo recall number is 186.

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Electrical & Lights, May 15, 2009

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A problem with the diagnostic software for the central electronic module (CEM) may cause the windshield wipers not to operate when switched on, or to activate when not switched on. Driving the vehicle in certain weather conditions without functioning windshield wipers can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the CEM and update the software free of charge. The recall began May 15, 2009. The Volvo recall number is R213.

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Engine, July 8, 2009

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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.

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2008 Volvo XC70 Questions and Answers

mmoliteus, 2008 Volvo XC70, Bridgewater, NJ

I try to inspect the car after 7 weeks of service but inspction center wants to know the drive cycle. I was rejected.

08xc70, 2008 Volvo XC70, Durham, NC

Bit of history: A few days ago the check engine light came on (steady). Took it to the Volvo dealer mechanic who said the code showed misfires in cylinders 2, 3 & 4 but could find no reason beh...

Visitor, 2008 Volvo XC70, Delmar, NY

when is it due for replacement?

FredJb, 2008 Volvo XC70, Signal Mountain, TN

This is a little bulb within a 1-inch-wide lens about the size of an x-mas bulb

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2008 Volvo XC70 Reviews

2 speakers replaced, driver side , pax side after one year,
window washer system + tank complet new installed,after 2 yrs.
30,000 miles Service $ 720...+ tax ???

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