definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
39,667 miles

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2001 Volvo V70 miscellaneous problems

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2001 Volvo V70 Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 312007

(reported on)


  • miles


The consumer's 2001 Volvo V70 is being recalled. * the consumer is currently stationed overseas and would like to know how to have this recall work repaired.

- 9999, DC, USA

problem #2

May 202006

V70 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 44,000 miles
I was driving my car on Saturday morning when suddenly with no warning the engine went into "limp home" mode. I was able to get to a Volvo dealer, who took the car in, down loaded a software patch for the throttle computer and returned the car to me.

- Rockville, MD, USA

problem #1

Mar 212006

V70 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles
I recently began having problems with my 2001 Volvo V70 station wagon. It turns out that the PCV system had become clogged as a result of problems with the ETM. When they tested the vehicle at the dealership they did not find any computer codes related to the ETM so they are refusing to cover the damage done to the PCV by the faulty ETM under warranty. When they clean or replace the ETM they service the PCV as part of the repair they have indicated to me that until the ETM fails completely they are unwilling to cover the PCV problem under the extended warranty.

- Woodlands, TX, USA

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