Volvo S60 Repair and Maintenance
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Volvo S60 ProblemsTransmission 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.
It is not uncommon for the exterior light bulbs to burn out prematurely. No repair option has been reported other than replacing the failed bulb.
Front upper strut mounts may wear prematurely, resulting in loud noise from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps.
Volvo S60 QuestionsThere's a humming noise when going down the road... any ideas? (2 answers)
Has 160k miles - don't know relist history
how do i determine the cause and how much resistance should the crank sensor measure if suspected
Normally this happens after the car has been run or cranked more than once but after it sits awhile it starts right up
Volvo S60 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 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.
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.