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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,000 miles

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2002 Volvo V70 drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2002 Volvo V70 Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 222003


  • 30,000 miles


While driving at 50 mph front driver's side wheel separated from the vehicle. When the wheel separated the air bags deployed. Consumer lost control of the vehicle and collided with another vehicle. The police arrived and cited the consumer. Vehicle was examined by a certified mechanic, who informed the consumer that the shaft broke, causing the wheel to come off, and the collision to occur.

- Saint Michaels, MD, USA

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