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NHTSA — Exterior Lighting: Headlights Problems


pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,000 miles

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2003 Volvo S80 lights problems

lights problem

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2003 Volvo S80 Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 302003

S80 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 6,000 miles


I bought a Volvo S80 in January 2003. Both of the headlight glass assemblies have cracked from no apparent impact. The first was in April, and the second in August. I beleive there is a headlight assembly defect. I live in a very hot climate, and the heat may crack the glass.

- Perry, GA, USA

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