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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Air: Antilock Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
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Average Mileage:
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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.

1998 Volvo V70 brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Volvo V70 Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 012002


  • miles


The ABS computer module in my Volvo failed and had to be replaced at a cost of $700. I was informed by my mechanic that it had a crack in the computer board. This car has never been in any kind of accident, so this crack must have occured during normal driving. My brother had the same ABS problem in his 1998 Volvo S70. Looking at comments online, this appears to be a very common problem with this expensive part.

- Alameda, CA, USA

problem #1

Oct 032002


  • miles
Consumer states that when trying to apply the anti lock brakes the brakes will lock up and the vehicle will have heavy vibration causing the vehicle to have extended stopping distance. Dealer notified.

- Eugene, OR, USA

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