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2001 Volvo V70 Problems

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Most Common 2001 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...
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 anti-lock brake system (ABS) warning light and/or other dash warning lights may illuminate due to a failed ABS Control Module. Replacement of the failed module is generally required to correct ...
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1 Known 2001 Volvo V70 Brakes Problem

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) warning light and/or other dash warning lights may illuminate due to a failed ABS Control Module. Replacement of the failed module is generally required to correct ...

2 Known 2001 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 ...

0 Known 2001 Volvo V70 Electrical & Lights Problems

3 Known 2001 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...
Engine oil leaks from the PCV housing are common.
A broken vacuum hose near the power steering pump deteriorates and can cause a rough idle and the Check Engine Light to illuminate

2 Known 2001 Volvo V70 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

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
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.

0 Known 2001 Volvo V70 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2001 Volvo V70 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2001 Volvo V70 Miscellaneous Problems

3 Known 2001 Volvo V70 Suspension & Steering Problems

The front control arm bushings wear out, resulting in alignment issues and squeaking and/or knocking noises from the front end. Worn bushings will require replacement.
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 2001 Volvo V70 Problems & Complaints

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) warning light and/or other dash warning lights may illuminate due to a failed ABS Control Module. Replacement of the failed module is generally required to correct ...
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...
Engine oil leaks from the PCV housing are common.
Front upper strut mounts may wear prematurely, resulting in loud noise from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps.
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.
A broken vacuum hose near the power steering pump deteriorates and can cause a rough idle and the Check Engine Light to illuminate
The front control arm bushings wear out, resulting in alignment issues and squeaking and/or knocking noises from the front end. Worn bushings will require replacement.
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
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...
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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