This car is a lemon. I have since gotten all the repairs done on Jan 4th 2017. If over 30K miles ago you are overdue for all these basic tune up parts. It is my understanding a computer chip is defective and it is firing fuel into the injectors randomly. The manufacturer has not proposed any solutions other than replacement of the bulbs. I sold it to my sister and it still runs today. Put 2 new tires on car.
Volvo of North America did respond and told me there was nothing they could do. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's exterior lighting 37 problems. It all starts out with an S70 M and ends with an S70 T5A for the sedans. Make sure to service the pcv every 100000 miles or it'll blow seals. While in the shop, I inquired about the headlight wipers not working. I expect to have this car for at least 400000 miles and then some.
The light was out behind the stereo display so the digital radio readout was not visible at night, nor were the buttons. Florida take care of some regular stuff - bad boot, top strut mounts, installed 2 automatic door locks, etc. Electrical problem 1998 Volvo S70 5cyl 2. A lot of pot holes in my commute likely contributed to this failure. I had changed wires last year.
Also whether the car is in drive or park, this surging occurs. Plenty of room for passengers and the trunk holds quite a bit. I want to take it to be checked tomorrow. This is not satisfactory as there is apparently a major electrical problem. This time I changed cap.
If you smell rubber and smoke came out then I would suspect a drive pulley could have seized up causing the serpentine belt to start heating up? Visibility all around is very good. Took it to the dealer many times, and they could not duplicate the problem. O-Ring replaced at shop and problem is fixed. I'll be honest the car doesn't look too exciting but after owning one it'll grow on you. I was looking for a physical leak, which I later found out there is no physical indiciation of a problem. Easier for me to replace the axle than replace the boot.
Sep 08, 2011 Hello, The refrigerant needed by your lumina is the freon R134A gas which can be purchased at the auto parts store. Replaced caliper with a re manufactured part. Also a few weeks after I purchased car the O'ring cracked and oil and transaxle grease was leaking out, unbeknownst to me immediatley. The hose will only fit on one, so if it doesnt fit on the first you find, find the other. This started happening around January 15, 2005. Replaced all cooling hoses Passenger side wheel bearing replaced, generic was used previously. I have serious spine and back issues.
Engine light illuminated, cable under engine loose. It stands for versatility, as Volvo launches an. Hello Volvo Enthusiasts, Ive got a question for you all… I own a 1998 Volvo S70 with a turbo. Note that the number of problems reported for the 1998 V70 is 283 while the average number of problems reported for the 15 model years of the Volvo V70 is 110. Replaced the ignition switch- this did not help. It has cost me very little in repairs and my only regret is that Volvo no longer makes this model.
Apr 2011224194 km Went in for regular oil change and was told car was due for timing belt. I purchased this car used December 16 2016 knowing it needed a lot of work. There was also a strange smell coming from the engine after trying to start it again. You can probably find better instructions through Google. Topped off with 134a and unit puts out icie cold air once again. This also occurs when driving at high speeds. Replaced with another generic lifetime warranty.
Bought recently and had an indep. Mar 12, 2016 Barring any wiring problems, the most likely cause is that it's low on refrigerant. I went to my local dealership, dick dyer Volvo on August 2nd and they can not look at my car until August 19th. New sway bar end link installed in 15 minutes in driveway. When it stops running it will cause a check engine light.