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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
74,333 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2008 Volvo C70 steering problems

steering problem

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2008 Volvo C70 Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 262016

C70

  • 135,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Driving down the highway, power steering went out all of a sudden making it very difficult to steer. Hard to make turns. Had it inspected next day- and the power steering line had ruptured. I now have to have the entire line replaced.

- Newnan, GA, USA

problem #2

Feb 092013

C70

  • 58,000 miles
The rear camber arms of the Volvo C 70 are failing at an alarming rate. Not only are tires wearing unevenly at owners expense, the failure of the arms causes the car to become totally uncontrollable. Volvo in a recent publication acknowledged the problem with their original equipment but yet fails to issue a recall and replace order.

- Chester, VA, USA

problem #1

Sep 132010

C70

  • 30,000 miles
This vehicle was being operated at a speed in excess of 40 miles per hours on 9/12/2010 on the New Jersey turnpike, on 9/13/2010 on the bruckner expressway and on 9/13/2010 on the triborough bridge. In three separate instances the power steering failed on the vehicle which veered erratically to the right to avoid on coming traffic. The panel lights on the car indicated steering failure, brake failure and low tire pressure and the car became inoperable. Fortunately traffic was avoided and there was no collision wit other vehicles. The vehicle was returned to the Volvo dealer on 9/14/2010 who confirmed that the power steering and computer system had failed on the car. After 72 hours the Volvo dealer, big dee Volvo, elmsford, NY returned the vehicle "repaired" to us after they claimed they had repaired and test driven the vehicle but could not assure us with any certainty that they knew what was wrong. This vehicle is a safety hazard to me, my children, and the public and the driving public.

- Scarsdale, NY, USA

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