2008 Volvo C70 body / paint NHTSA complaints: Structure:Body

NHTSA — Structure: Body Problems


definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,500 miles

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2008 Volvo C70 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2008 Volvo C70 Owner Comments

problem #3

Aug 172016


  • 24,500 miles


Doors unlock & randomly pop open during highway driving. Only "safety latch" keeps them from actually swinging out free and clear. Very alarming and disconcerting.

- Baton Rouge, LA, USA

problem #2

Apr 192012


  • 34,000 miles
On multiple occasions over several months, the passenger side door would pop open while driving at highway speeds or even at slower speeds when taking a turn. Was randomly occurring and not necessarily related to driving over any bumps. Dealer kept for several weeks stating door latch was in spec and that manufacturer would not reimburse dealer if not defective part. First dealer attempted to put in metal splints wedged into the front door panel frame. Problem still occurred. Finally dealer replaced door latch and problem has not reoccurred in 8 months since. Have seen similar reports online from other car owners.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #1

Oct 172012


  • 75,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Volvo C70. The contact stated that the driver's side door and the rear trunk would sporadically become unlatched while driving at various speeds. The contact stated that she would have to stop and exit the vehicle to close the trunk and the door before proceeding. The contact stated that the vehicle would be taken to the dealer for inspection of the failure. The manufacturer was notified who offered no assistance. The VIN was unknown. The failure mileage was 75,000.

- League City, TX, USA

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