Volvo S80 Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Volvo S80 as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

During the diagnosis of the symptoms the technician may pull diagnostic codes from the Engine Control Module that point to a lean air/fuel mixture. If no vacuum leaks are found, then the mass air flow sensor (MAF) is often the cause.

Replacement of the MAF will be needed, along with a reset of the Engine Control Module and erasing of the diagnostic trouble codes.

It is not uncommon for the exterior light bulbs to burn out prematurely. No repair option has been reported other than replacing the failed bulb.

Front and/or rear sway bar end links may wear out prematurely, causing a knocking noise from the front or rear of the vehicle when driving on bumpy roads. Our technicians recommend inspecting the links at each service, they should be replaced if any looseness is found.

It has been reported the mass air flow sensor may fail, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Problems have been reported with the automatic transmission. Our technicians recommend complete diagnoses before beginning any repairs.

The rear electrical module stops working (REM) This affects the fuel gauge and trunk opening switch