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Volvo 960 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Volvo 960

Volvo 960 Problems

The sway bar bushings commonly wear out, causing a knocking noise from the front of the vehicle. Replacing the worn bushings should correct this concern.

Vibration problems from the rear brake rotors are common and require replacement of the pads and rotors, and the installation of special shims. The symptoms often occur when the brakes are used heavily from repeated braking, braking from high speeds, and braking while going downhill. The entire vehicle can vibrate and shudder, like it is being driven over train tracks.

The gear position sensor on the transmission may fail, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or a no start condition.

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Volvo 960 Questions

Jiggling key or pressing and strongly repressing brake will eventually free up shifter.

read code 113 onboard code reader??seems like electrical,as when shut off ignition switch ,she starts up normal/the runs a little while normal,only to suprise lose power,sound of detenation,very slow rev.,minimal power,rough idle.possible relay/,main fuse?ground?ign contrl new,shut down reasons=o...

the ignition seems to give just enough spak to keep running.then under full power the car slowly acceclerates revving the engine asll the way to 6k b4 shifting gears.If i pull over and stop the car 4 a couple minutes.ignition "off"then it starts and runs normally.would u catorigize this...

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Volvo 960 Recalls

THE DRIVER'S SIDE AIR BAG MODULE MAY NOT PROPERLY DEPLOY.

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Volvo 960 Reviews

my engine light wont go off why? my air conditioning dont work ,the heating is fine ? also i have to keep check the oil,and keep puting oil in?away from what is say the car run well,last week i hit a bad pot hole and blow two tires on the left side and now the gas gauge not well sometim it look like there is no gas in there but i knwo that there is gas in . .Are you in staten Island and where ...

The volvo is a great car.

The Good: Car runs like a top, great engine and transmission, and at 151K exhaust is finally starting to go. Seats are super comfortable. The Bad: Brakes don't last in stop and go traffic. Steering wheel linkage replacement was worst repair. Rear wheel drive, had to get snow tires to make it driveable. Are they really made in Sweden? The LED's on the radio are about half gone. The leather...

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