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Volvo S70 Volvo Extends Warranty on ETM Due to High Failure Rate

Volvo S70 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1999, 2000

Engines Affected: 2.4L 5 Cylinder, 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo

Average Mileage: 149,541 mi (123,000 mi - 180,050 mi)


The Electronic Throttle Module (ETM) has a higher than normal failure rate. Volvo has extended the warranty on some of the ETMs to 10 years/200,000 miles

  • Visitor, , 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, 180,050 mi

    Still have the problem - no work done on the car yet. Rough idle swings about 400rpms when cold - better when warmed up. Just had the ETS come on but went off a little while later. When I started the car next morning still off

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  • Visitor, , 2.4L 5 Cylinder, 123,000 mi

    Dealer reduced service fee to 50%...still cost me near 400 bucks
    Limp mode

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  • Visitor, , 2.4L 5 Cylinder, 165,200 mi

    ETS Light has come on noticing hesitation, not responcive to throttle

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