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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
49,927 miles

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2001 Volvo V70 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 Volvo V70 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #1

Aug 152004

V70 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 53,589 miles

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

The consumer was having problems with Volvo 2001 V-70 cross country wagon. The vehicle was stalling at random speeds starting in mid-August of 2004. Consumer took the vehicle to a repair shop, and the mechanic suspected the throttle was the issue. The problem was random and it would not do this for several days. The vehicle stalled on the highway while the consumer was merging into traffic. The vehicle would start after consumer let the car sit for a few minutes. Later that day the car stalled again. Consumer had to have the car towed to a dealership for repairs. This time the car did not start. The dealer replaced the throttle module, loaded software; throttle body, cable tie and ETM reloaded. The car was running okay at times, but the engine was racing very high for seconds and then returns back to the normal rate. The motorwas revving and the tachometer was registering high for a moment. Consumer considered returning the vehicle because of the problems. The total cost on repairs has been over $800. NHTSA investigation, PE05041.

- Winchester, VA, USA

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