hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
93,397 miles

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2001 Volvo S60 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2001 Volvo S60 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #6

Jul 022006

S60 4-cyl

  • miles


I needed to replace a fuel pump on my Volvo S60 after just five years. I smelled gas and it concerned me. When I took it in, they wanted me to replace the fuel pump. I felt it should be covered under warranty and was upset about it. When I did some research I found that Volvo has had a problem with their fuel pumps. I wrote a formal letter complaining to Volvo which they did nothing about. I noticed that there was a recall in Nevada and Arizona. Why not California?

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #5

May 132008


  • 109,000 miles
I recently noticed a gas odor in my garage coming out from the bottom of my Volvo. It appears to be the fuel pump. After a brief research it appears if you live in Nevada or Arizona your fuel pump can be change free of charge. But not in California where my Volvo uses the same fuel pump. Help!

- Claremont, CA, USA

problem #4

May 182007

S60 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 110,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Volvo S60 T5. The contact smelled gas fumes inside the vehicle. The mechanic stated that there was a crack in the fuel system. The manufacturer stated that his VIN was not included in NHTSA recall # 9515498898. The powertrain information was unknown. The current and failure mileages were 110,000.

- Corona , CA, USA

problem #3

May 182006


  • miles


While at the gas station to fuel up, the gas cap door hinge broke and the door fell off.

- Chicopee, MA, USA

problem #2

Oct 042005

S60 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 33,000 miles
First event--normal vehicle operation- 33000 miles 48 months old. Stalled turning left through busy intersection at rush hour--loss power steering capability almost ran off road toward light post--no accident occurred. (may, 2005) no repairs. Second event--normal vehicle operation (35,250)-stalled going through intersection Oct. 4 2005. No accident.--electronic throttle modulator cleaned --{given option of cleaning $220 (with no guarantee) or replacing for $970 (still with no guarantee)}

- Houston, TX, USA

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problem #1

Jun 182005

S60 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 20,000 miles
I owned a 1991 Volvo S60 sedan and I understand you are investigating this car. From time to time as I drove it, it would unexpectedly loose speed and power for a few seconds and then resume. It never fully stalled out. I had mentioned this at a service time for the car but nothing wrong was uncovered. Recently my daughter was driving the car on interstate 5 South of la when the car engine ceased functioning while she was driving in the hov lane. Fortunately the driver was able to coast to the shoulder through traffic without getting hit. The easily could have been hit and she could have died and we never would have known it was a vehicle failure. The car was towed to a dealership where I was told they eventually diagnosed a "failed fuel pump". I have no validation of this. I did not want to drive this car again and it was lease-end so I traded the car in that very day for a new car.

- San Diego, CA, USA

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