hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
98,600 miles

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2003 Volvo S60 engine problems

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2003 Volvo S60 Owner Comments

problem #5

Jun 022016


  • 100,000 miles


Dash cluster lights and gauges and turn signal indicator shut down and back on intermittently, motor seems to lose power when driving, and rough idle. The dash cluster problem happens while driving and in the park position.

- Butler, PA, USA

problem #4

Sep 012014


  • 56,000 miles
Transmission shifting problems oil leaks.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #3

Aug 032015


  • 65,000 miles
Fuel leak coming from undercarriage passanger right rear seats, near fuel filter, off the top of the gas tank. Noticable smell and huge hazard for safety. What makes it presence detected is smell inside cabin after filling gas tank at fueling stations.

- Reno, NV, USA

problem #2

Jul 172015


  • 110,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Volvo S60. The contact stated that when the ignition was turned to the on position, the check engine warning indicator illuminated continuously. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where it was diagnosed that the air flow, the pressure, and oxygen sensor needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 110,000.

- Rochester, NY, USA

problem #1

Apr 012015

S60 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 162,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Volvo S60. While driving at low speeds, the engine stalled and the check engine warning light illuminated intermittently. The failure recurred numerous times. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and stated that the VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 07V226000 (engine and engine cooling). The failure mileage was 162,000. Updated 09/01/2015 updated 10/27/2015

- Mystic, CT, USA

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