Volvo Repair and Maintenance
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Volvo ProblemsABS & Check Engine Light On, Speedometer not Working
There have been many reports of ABS Control Module failure. When they fail the ABS and Check Engine warning lights will come on. The speedometer may stop operating as well. To address this issue, there are companies that can repair these units, or it will need to be replaced.
The upper engine mount may wear prematurely. Symptoms may include a harsh feeling when the transmission is shifting and roughness when the engine is idling. Worn engine mounts should be replaced as necessary.
Premature automatic transmission failure is common. Diagnoses of the fault will be necessary to determine if repair or replacement is the proper repair.
Volvo QuestionsHow can i upgrade the gearbox software? (2 answers)
Gear shifting is hard.
Drives fine initially, then once I stop and turn it off and attempt to restart it, it shuts off when I put it in drive. Over and over...about two to four times before I can continue to drive again
Is this limp mode
Volvo RecallsFront Passenger Seat Belt Buckle Separates And Does Not Secure Occupant
The front passenger seat belt buckle may separate from the buckle bracket, resulting in the passenger not being properly secured in an accident. Dealers will inspect the front passenger seat belt buckle stud and replace the seat belt buckle as needed free of charge to resolve the concern.
The air conditioner evaporator drain hose may leak water inside the vehicle. Dealers will inspect the air conditioning drain hose for proper installation and replace it as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The automatic closing feature of the sunroof may be tripped accidentally because of how the sunroof switch is mounted in the overhead console. Dealers will perform a software upgrade that disables the auto-close function free of charge to resolve the concern.