Door Lock Assembly May Fail on Volvo V70

One or more door lock assembly may fail and cause door locking/unlocking problems.

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Average mileage: 148,795 (70,800–204,177)
7 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, more2003, 2004, 2008
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1998 Volvo V70 159,805 mi,
Right rear door lock doesn't respond to electronic fob or unlock control on driver door panel. It must be opened by manually lifting knob. Fob or driver door controls close door without a problem. I understand this is due to R/R door lock mechanism and must be replaced. Is there another solution.
1998 Volvo V70 170,000 mi,
When unlocking the doors, the drivers side rear door doesn't unlock.. weither with the key, or the lock control button inside the car, it does not unlock. the only way to unlock it is to manually pull up the lock . however, the door does lock when you lock the doors from the button, and the key. haven't fixed this issue yet, thats what im looking for on this site.
2000 Volvo V70 204,177 mi,
Erratic unlocking behaviour, typically during heat of day, fail to unlock with remote key central lock, have to unlock manually. Resolves on it's own.
right front door will not lock
2002 Volvo V70 176,000 mi,
Constant clicking on and off from my passenger side door lock. I disconnected the unit to stop the clicking the window was on the same connection which was shorting anyway. But then I have to manually turn off the cab lights every time i get out of the car since it won't receive the message the door is closed. Left for vacay a week, came back and the battery died from the clicking. SO BAD that none of the locks would work on the fob. Buyers beware.
2002 Volvo V70 125,000 mi,
Front passenger wont open from outside.
1998 Volvo V70 70,800 mi,
Rear door lock fails to unlock with keyless or driver door control.
Door looking system non working ,only driver dor OK ?
2000 Volvo V70 130,000 mi,
Driver side back door sometimes does not unlock with key unlock, never unlocks from electronic
2002 Volvo V70 140,000 mi,
so far, no solution. I'm stuck
2002 Volvo V70 153,000 mi,
passenger side backseat door lock is making noise but not responding to the auto key. I won't unlock or lock other than manually
Back passenger side door locks everytime it is closed and doesn't unlock from the inside.
yes door locks have a mind of their own
1998 Volvo V70 160,000 mi,
RH front door will lock but will not open.
1998 Volvo V70 165,000 mi,
Front passenger & back driver's side doors no longer unlock using fob or master locking/unlocking button. NO resolution yet.
2004 Volvo V70 98,000 mi,
rear passenger door inop with key or remote fob. makes a whirring noise like the gears are stripped. have to manually unlock door.
Driver door is stuck closed and locked. I do not know how to remove the panel with the door closed.
1998 Volvo V70 103,000 mi,
pass side front won;t unlock