Report: Volvo Extends Warranty on ETM Due to High Failure Rate
Volvo S60 Problem
Engines Affected: 2.3L 5 Cylinder Turbo, 2.4L 5 Cylinder
Average Mileage: 115,000 mi (106,000 mi - 124,000 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, 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.
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.