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2012 Volvo XC70

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2012 Volvo XC70 Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

Many complaints have been reported regarding Volvo XC70 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 address this issue so if available, the software should be updated before any repairs are made. After a software update or repair, the shift adaptatio...

2012 Volvo XC70 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., February 27, 2012

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The wire harness under the front seats may not have been secured properly to the seat frame. As a result, when the seats are moved to adjust the seating position, the wire harness may be pulled, causing it to disconnect. In the event of a crash, the front and/or side impact airbags may deploy improperly or not at all, increasing the risk of personal injury. Also, the lap belt pretensioner may not deploy. Dealers will inspect and secure the affected harness as necessary to correct this concern. The Volvo recall number is 250.

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2012 Volvo XC70 Questions and Answers

kingfisher68, 2012 Volvo XC70, Shepherdstown, WV

If the light comes on, which tire is affected and how dangerous is it to drive?

kingfisher68, 2012 Volvo XC70, 3.2L 6 Cylinder, Shepherdstown, WV

Should i use 4th gear for highway driving, or just stick to Drive in automatic?

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