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1999 Volvo V70 Problems

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Most Common 1999 Volvo V70 Problems

There are several common complaints regarding Volvo V70 transmission shifting issues. Long shift times between gear shifts, hard shifting, hard downshifting and a loss of transmission operati...
One or more door lock assembly may fail and cause door locking/unlocking problems.
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 ...
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1 Known 1999 Volvo V70 Brakes Problem

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) Control Unit has a high failure rate. When this fault occurs, the ABS light will illuminate and codes may be stored indicating a problem with the ABS Pump Motor...

2 Known 1999 Volvo V70 Drive Train Problems

There are several common complaints regarding Volvo V70 transmission shifting issues. Long shift times between gear shifts, hard shifting, hard downshifting and a loss of transmission operati...
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 ...

2 Known 1999 Volvo V70 Electrical & Lights Problems

One or more door lock assembly may fail and cause door locking/unlocking problems.
The master window switch may fail, allowing the windows to move in one direction and not the other.

4 Known 1999 Volvo V70 Engine Problems

The turbocharger return pipe seal may develop an oil leak. The leak can begin very small, but will eventually progress into a large leak. Our technicians recommend having this repaired at first s...
A broken vacuum hose near the power steering pump deteriorates and can cause a rough idle and the Check Engine Light to illuminate
An abnormal vibration maybe noted due to a worn upper and/or right front engine mount. Replacing all worn mounts may be necessary to correct this concern.

2 Known 1999 Volvo V70 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The secondary air pump may fail causing the check engine light to illuminate. The cause is often a failure of the air pump check valve that contaminates the air pump with exhaust gas/moisture.
Evap Purge Valve/Canister Shut-Off Valve

1 Known 1999 Volvo V70 Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

A refrigerant leak may develop from the AC evaporator causing the AC to blow warm air. Verifying failure of this component is difficult. A good shop will use leak detection dye to verify a fail...

0 Known 1999 Volvo V70 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1999 Volvo V70 Miscellaneous Problems

2 Known 1999 Volvo V70 Suspension & Steering Problems

Front and/or rear sway bar end links may wear out prematurely, causing a knocking noise from the front or rear of the vehicle when driving on bumpy roads. Our technicians recommend inspecting the...
Front upper strut mounts may wear prematurely, resulting in loud noise from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps.

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Known 1999 Volvo V70 Problems & Complaints

Evap Purge Valve/Canister Shut-Off Valve
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) Control Unit has a high failure rate. When this fault occurs, the ABS light will illuminate and codes may be stored indicating a problem with the ABS Pump Motor...
There are several common complaints regarding Volvo V70 transmission shifting issues. Long shift times between gear shifts, hard shifting, hard downshifting and a loss of transmission operati...
Front upper strut mounts may wear prematurely, resulting in loud noise from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps.
A broken vacuum hose near the power steering pump deteriorates and can cause a rough idle and the Check Engine Light to illuminate
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an intake manifold gasket vacuum leak.
One or more door lock assembly may fail and cause door locking/unlocking problems.
A refrigerant leak may develop from the AC evaporator causing the AC to blow warm air. Verifying failure of this component is difficult. A good shop will use leak detection dye to verify a fail...
The secondary air pump may fail causing the check engine light to illuminate. The cause is often a failure of the air pump check valve that contaminates the air pump with exhaust gas/moisture.
The turbocharger return pipe seal may develop an oil leak. The leak can begin very small, but will eventually progress into a large leak. Our technicians recommend having this repaired at first s...
Front and/or rear sway bar end links may wear out prematurely, causing a knocking noise from the front or rear of the vehicle when driving on bumpy roads. Our technicians recommend inspecting the...
An abnormal vibration maybe noted due to a worn upper and/or right front engine mount. Replacing all worn mounts may be necessary to correct this concern.
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 ...
The master window switch may fail, allowing the windows to move in one direction and not the other.
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