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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,000 miles

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.

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2005 Volvo XC90 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2005 Volvo XC90 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 272007

XC90 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Volvo XC90. The contact noticed a burning smell inside the passenger compartment. The vehicle would not start and was towed to the repair shop. The mechanic stated that the jack crank handle caused the failure. The contact was unsure if the vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign id number 07V221000 (electrical system:battery:cables). The current and failure mileages were 25,000.

- West Palm Beach , FL, USA

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