2009 Volvo XC70 wheels / hubs NHTSA complaints: Wheels

NHTSA — Wheels Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
54,834 miles

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2009 Volvo XC70 wheels / hubs problems

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2009 Volvo XC70 Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 042014


  • 63,223 miles


Tire pressure monitoring system failed. On two separate occasions (4/14/14 and 8/25/14) low pressure light came on. When checking tire pressure, the stems disintegrated. Tires went flat. Replaced flat tire with spare and drove to local tire shop. The tire service mechanic told us the replacement part is the exact same part that corroded initially. Called Volvo with no satisfactory response. Said it was not on any recall list. Informed them of my concerns for a potentially catastrophic situation. After researching the problem, found there are other complaints about this TPMS senor. Why no recall?

- Perryville, MD, USA

problem #3

May 162014


  • 57,000 miles
Tire pressure monitoring system catastrophic failure. While checking the tire air pressure routinely, two separate tire valves broke off and the tires went flat immediately. Volvo refused to cover the repair ($100 per valve and pressure monitoring sensor). I replaced all 4 at local tire shop. This is a dangerous and possibly life threatening problem. What if the valves broke off while I was on the highway? to add insult to injury, the replacement parts (Volvo # 31302096 made in france) are exactly the same and have no corrosion resistance or rubber covering to protect them. Volvo should be made to recall all of these wheels and tire pressure monitoring valve stems and sensors and replace them with corrosion resistant units.

- Norwich, CT, USA

problem #2

Mar 302014

XC70 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 67,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Volvo XC70. The contact stated the tire pressure warning light illuminated on the instrument panel as the front passenger side tire became deflated. The vehicle was merged to the side of the road and the tire was replaced with a spare. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was taken to the dealer. The technician diagnosed that the tire pressure sensor in the valve needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. The failure and current mileage was 67,000. Updated 09/02/14 the consumer stated all 4 valve stems were replaced under goodwill. Updated 9/16/2014

- Lincoln Park, NJ, USA

problem #1

Sep 152012


  • 32,114 miles
Brake pads on passenger side/right rear wearing prematurely or faster than pads on other wheels, or in relation to other 3 wheels. Either brake calipers are sticking or there is a software or electronic braking problem on the car. Local Volvo dealer (only one in Idaho) indicated that the Volvo regional rep instructed service department to notify them of each case this is reported by an owner - unofficial tsb.

- Eagle, ID, USA

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