hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
55,431 miles

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2001 Volvo S60 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 Volvo S60 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #4

May 262005

S60 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


2001 Volvo S60. The consumer states in traffic the vehicle will cut out and it will not move. When trying to pull over to the side of the road it will come back on. This happened three times. Vehicle was taken to the dealership to be inspected. They found that there was a malfunction with the electronic control module. This would cost the consumer $400 to fix it. This first happened on May 26, 2005, and most recently on August 1, 2005.

- Valencia, CA, USA

problem #3

May 012003

S60 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving, sun roof failed to open and interior lights would not turn on. Brought to Volvo dealer and service manager claimed the exxon/mobil speed pass that was attached to the key chain caused the electrical interference such that these items could not work. If this is the case, isn't this a hazard for thousands of other Volvo drivers with speed pass and Volvo cars" what other electrical equipment could fail while driving"

- Winsted, CT, USA

problem #2

Mar 042003

(reported on)

S60 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 4,000 miles
When the vehicle was at idle it shook. The dealership cleaned the throttle, but the problem still existed. After many times of going to the dealer for repairs, the timing valves were found to be a problem in which they were fractured. Also, the electrical bulbs in the front and tail had failed. Scc

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #1

Mar 042003

(reported on)


  • 21,000 miles
The vehicle head/tail lights continued to fail due to an electrical problem.

- Miami, FL, USA

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