definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,755 miles

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2002 Volvo V70 lights problems

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2002 Volvo V70 Owner Comments

problem #3

Sep 012009


  • 104,000 miles


The contact owns a 2002 Volvo V70. He stated that two of the three rear brake lights failed. When the three brake lights failed to work properly, all of the brake lights failed to indicate that the vehicle was decelerating, which could result in a crash. The manufacturer was notified in reference to recall # 04V051000, exterior lighting brake lights; however, he was advised that his VIN was excluded from and that he was ineligible for a free remedy. He purchased the parts and repaired the vehicle. The current and failure mileages were 104,000.

- Astoria, OR, USA

problem #2

Apr 032006


  • 30,265 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Volvo V70. The contact is experiencing intermittent failure with the rear brake lights. After he exits the vehicle, he notices that the brake lights remain illuminated. The lights dim only after repeated pressure is applied to the brake pedal. The dealer stated that his VIN was not included in NHTSA campaign id number 04V051000 (exterior lighting: Brake lights). The manufacturer did not provide any assistance. The vehicle has not been repaired. The failure mileage was 30,265.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #1

Oct 242007

V70 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Rear left and right brake light relays failed when the brake pedal is depressed. The center brake light functions but not the left and right rear brake lights. This problem was shown under recall NHTSA campaign # 04V051000. My car is not covered by the recall when I checked with Volvo via VIN number. I believe it should be.

- Milford, NH, USA

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