NHTSA — Fuel/Propulsion System Problems

1.3

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
133,120 miles

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2003 Volvo S60 fuel system problems

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2003 Volvo S60 Owner Comments

problem #4

Feb 052016

S60

  • 220,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2003 Volvo S60. While driving at various speeds, there was an abnormal odor of fuel in the vehicle. The contact stated that the rear seat was lifted and the seal was missing from the fuel tank. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 09V483000 (fuel system, gasoline). The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 220,000.

- Jersey City, NJ, USA

problem #3

Oct 282015

S60

  • 180,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Volvo S60. After the vehicle was parked, a fuel odor emitted from the vehicle. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 09V483000 (fuel system, gasoline). The failure mileage was 180,000.

- Saint Louis, MO, USA

problem #2

Aug 032015

S60

  • 65,000 miles
Fuel leak coming from undercarriage passanger right rear seats, near fuel filter, off the top of the gas tank. Noticable smell and huge hazard for safety. What makes it presence detected is smell inside cabin after filling gas tank at fueling stations.

- Reno, NV, USA

problem #1

Jan 232015

S60 5-cyl

  • 67,478 miles
Car interior smelled of gasoline and gasoline leaking into passenger compartment and underneath car. Took car to aaa repair facility where multiple leaks and malfunctions discovered and repaired. Low mileage for year of car and no accidents. Fuel level sensor assembly cracked and leaking - not the gasket - the fuel level sensor plastic housing failed. Fuel pump module assembly leaking.

- Stuart, FL, USA

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