Volvo Extends Warranty on ETM Due to High Failure Rate on Volvo S60

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

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Average mileage: 145,450 (84,601–224,000)
Engines affected: 2.3L 5 Cylinder Turbo, 2.4L 5 Cylinder, 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo, 2.5L 5 Cylinder Turbo, Turbo
6 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, more2006, 2008
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2002 Volvo S60 - 2.4L 5 Cylinder 84,601 mi,
I've been dealing with mckivitt volvo in san Leandro back in forth for the last 3 years, that dealership has charged me over $1,000 ea visit. Now it's my ETM sensor, I only have 84,601 miles on 2002 s60, they are charging me $1,100 to clean or$1800 to replace it. They haven't mentioned any of this being recalled. I've replace the OCM, ECM, oxygen sensors, control arms, not to mention how many bulbs I've replaced. Im told oh, you've only been here a couple of times in 25,000 miles. WTH. This is so wrong I've found myself car less now, because I can't afford this car and volvo hasn't helped me with any thing besides replacement of fuel injection. I need HELP PLEASE!!
2002 Volvo S60 - 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo 200,000 mi,
Engine runs rough with engine light on. ETM failure. replaced with xemodex aftermaket ETM. runs good. What fails is the variable resistor potentioneter that measures the butterfly valve position. the Xemodex has designed this out and uses a magnetic sensor which does not fail. theirs is guarranteed for life.
2006 Volvo S60 - Turbo 96,400 mi,
Mechanic says throttle control module is going bad, $1200 to fix.
2002 Volvo S60 - 2.4L 5 Cylinder 224,000 mi,
It was all kind of thnigs
2002 Volvo S60 - 2.4L 5 Cylinder 120,000 mi,
Misfire idle
2002 Volvo S60 - 2.4L 5 Cylinder 124,000 mi,
Car was hesitating intermittently and unpredictably varioius speeds. ETM replaced under extended warranty and problem solved.
2001 Volvo S60 - 2.3L 5 Cylinder Turbo 106,000 mi,
Car felt like someone was jabbing the throttle rapidly. Car drove in a "jerky" manner unless throttle was aggressively applied. Idle was smooth. Dealer found NO codes, but upon doing a cleaning procedure found internal binding and replaced under extended warranty.
2004 Volvo S60 - 2.4L 5 Cylinder
ETM Replacement
2008 Volvo S60 - 2.5L 5 Cylinder Turbo 120,000 mi,
The reduce performance light comes on and car losses power. Had the etm replaced and the same thing is happening.
2004 Volvo S60 - 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo 190,000 mi,
Low engine performance message coupled with loss of power to engine.
2002 Volvo S60 - 2.4L 5 Cylinder 170,000 mi,
Sputtering.. Loss of throttle..still have problem
2008 Volvo S60 - 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo 100,000 mi,
Reduced engine performance car would not go more than 5mph and kept stalling check engine light. Etm needs replaced at $1050.00
2001 Volvo S60 - 2.4L 5 Cylinder Turbo 175,000 mi,
TOOK OUR 2001 XC70 TO HAVE A CODE READ, RESULT NEEDS NEW ETM AND MAP SENSOR. TODAY 11/17/14 WOULD NOT START UP AGAIN AT LUNCH TIME. PROBLEM ISN'T FIXED YET. DEALER WANTS $912.00