Volvo S60 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Volvo S60

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Volvo S60 Problems

Transmission Shifting Issues Due to Internal Failure and/or Software Issues

The automatic transmission may develop shifting problems and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate due to internal component failure and/or software issues. It is always best to be sure the transmission control module has the latest software installed when any major transmission repair is performed.

Front Strut Noise and Failure Issue

Front struts are a real issue with the S60. I have a 2002 with 125,000 and just had the OEM struts installed a year ago by the dealer and they are already failing. The top of the strut is actually separating at the top and is visisble if you look at the strut tower from under the hood. My local repair shop reports actually seeing one break through the top and come through the hood. Dealer is telling me because the struts were put in 13 months ...

Software Upgrades May Fix Transmission/Cold Start Problems

Erratic shifting from the automatic transmission and cold start issues can sometimes be corrected by software upgrades to the engine and transmission control modules.

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Volvo S60 Questions

Radio keeps switching between preset stations - how do I fix this problem? (1 answer)

As I drive the radio continues to flutter from preset station to preset station.

Is there an automatic transmission filter? (1 answer)

I have a 2002 Volvo s60 2.4. Then VIN is YV1RS61RX22098778. The transmission is shifting rough so I would like to change the filter and fluid. Upon research I am finding mixed reviews whether or not there is even a filter and where it is located. Can someone help? Thanks

where can I get a reservoir where the windshield washer fluid for this car ? (1 answer)

I need to know what dealership I can take the car to get it repaired.

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Volvo S60 Recalls

Engine Starter Fails During Automatic Engine Stop Restart Function

The auto stop / start feature of the engine may fail, as the starter motor fuse may blow and the engine may not restart. Dealers will replace the starter motor fuse with a higher amperage fuse free of charge to resolve the concern.

Lack of Driver Warning For Low Engine Oil Pressure

Certain vehicles equipped with 5-cylinder engine are being recalled because the driver may not be properly warmed of a low engine oil pressure condition. Without proper warning the driver could continue to operate the vehicle until it stalls due to engine failure. Dealers will update the vehicle's software so the driver is alerted should there be a low oil pressure situation.

Wipers Run Continuously, Turn Signal And Headlights Do Not Work

The windshield wipers may run continuously and the headlights, high beams and turn signals may not operate due to the malfunction of the central electronic module. Dealers will upgrade the module software free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Volvo S60 Reviews

I got a 2001 Volvo s60 and I love it it's been good to me
I am very disappointed and heart broken with my S60,Volvo, 2013 It is not 1 year old yet. Just to name a few things. car's front end vibrates badly when just riding on the beltway, at any speed. Vibration can also be felt inside front on drivers side and even worse on passenger side front. When you pull off from a stop with little pressure on the gas pedal, front tires squeal, when you tur...
VOLVO S60 T2.5 2009. Fuel pump failed at 54000 miles. Dealership said I was 2 months out of 5 years warranty. Had to get it replaced at local mechanic, $1300. mechanic said the fuel module showed signs of premature failure and that if there is another fuel problem it will be that and not the Fuel pump assembly. If you buy a Volvo realize that since it is now owned by a Chinese company you bette...

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