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6.0

fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
8,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. defect that needs replacement by Volvo (1 reports)
2001 Volvo S60 wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2001 Volvo S60 Owner Comments

problem #1

May 172002

(reported on)

S60

  • 8,000 miles

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

A fellow Volvo driver pointed out the corrosion and pitting of the mag wheels when the car was only 8 months old. According to the dealership whom I have pointed this matter out to, these mag wheels are not cheap and are worth about $700 (Canadian dollars) each to buy. While at the dealership, the service manager and I checked out a number of Volvos in the service lot and found that the problem only existed on the new S series. He has subsequently taken it up with Volvo Canada, but I have had no information back. It appears that with the new series they used cheaper materials for their mag wheels. It really is disgraceful that a relatively expensive car like this that is supposed to be designed for Swedish winters, is including expensive mag wheels that pit and corrode. Definitely a defect in manufacture.

- , Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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