My car rolled away in park. I can be in the car and put it in park, take my foot off the break and it rolls. Then yesterday I put it in reverse and it would not go. It sounded like it was in neutral.
by Visitor in Cambria, CA on November 24, 2010
As Roy suggested it, get the shift cable checked / adjusted. Most shop will be able to do it, but your best bet is always a Volvo specialty shop.
I have been into the Volvo shop 3 times in the last 5 days :( so I thank all of you for your idea about the shift cable. I have always had Volvo service my car and I am not hard on my car. They also said I need brake pads but the rotors are under sized. I have never replaced them before so how could they be. Also they said my right CV boot needs replacing but they said I have an after market axle. I have never put on an axle before so how could in not be the right one. I have been the only owner. Or is it that I am a girl :)
If you're lucky this is a shift cable, but on a 2001 V70, there's a good chance the transmission is going out. I agree with Zee, find a good Volvo shop to look at this. Find some here: http://repairpal.com/directory?address=93428&car_brand_names=Volvo
I have heard that too now that i have been looking. My daughter has the V70 so I hope she is lucky and that doesn't happen to her. She has over 100 thousand on her Volvo as well.