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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volvo C70
Volvo has long been renowned for its safety and reliability, and the C70 takes those highly desirable traits and combines them with the sporty fun of a cabriolet. This convertible, however, comes with...

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Something wrong with car's electric.
Hello, it seems like your car is in some kind of limp home mode. I would suspect you are correct that there is an electrical problem. I would have the charging system and battery checked, to be sure it in...
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Ball joint rattling.
Hi there. The two issues that you are having are not related to each other. If you have a ball joint that is loose enough to cause a rattling then that needs to be replaced as soon as you get...
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Engine System Service Urgent message
This sounds like a check engine light is on and there are codes waiting to be retrieved. Have a certified mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, scan for codes and diagnose your system message.
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Hood and bumper detaching
I think your best bet is to have someone visually inspect the car in person. It may be caused by loose hardware, or it could be warping plastic. I believe a body shop would be the best place to go...
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Engine dies after Battery Light came on
My diagnosis would depend on whether the Battery Light illuminated before the engine died, or if the engine died before the Battery Light illuminated. If the Battery Light illuminated before the engine died, then you most likely have an...
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Engine System Service warning
Hi. The vehicle has experienced a situation where a fault has been detected. There will be a message or code stored in the system describing the malfunction. Have an experienced technician retrieve the message from the vehicle and take the...
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Convertible Top Malfunction Light is on
Those two systems are unrelated. However, there is a possibility that a wire or fuse was bumped during the transmission replacement. A special scan tool can help determine the reason for the light. An inspection of your electrical components from...
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Car not starting due to alternator problem
If the battery tests well, then it's not likely that the alternator is what's preventing your car from starting; there could be other factors at play here. I suggest having a certified mobile mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, come...
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Latch is jammed and doors won't close
You can try putting a screwdriver in the latch and pull the door handle with the door unlocked. When you pull the door handle, pull the screwdriver to flip the latch back. The latches should flip open. If they do...
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The inside of rear wheels have more wear than outside
Yes, the inside tire wear is most likely attributed to the negative camber setting that can be accelerated by excessive toe-in as the tires are competing to determine the track of the vehicle. If you do get the alignment you...
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While on the interstate, displays lit up and steering locked
The engine peripherals that are driven by the belt need to be checked to make sure that they are all able to rotate without issue. If the engine peripherals check out okay, then the belt can be replaced and this...
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Oil leaks into coolant & coolant leaks into oil
If the engine is not overheating or running badly, then yes an oil cooler is most likely the issue as it it will allow oil and coolant to mix. Other possibilities are a bad cylinder head gasket or cracked block,...
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Engine rebuilt and fitted, but car won't start
There could be several issues - double checking the basics such as valve timing is a must. Also, the induction system needs to be looked at especially to see if the car has fuel and spark. Too little or too...
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Steering lock sensor problem
Hello! That is a very familiar problem to me. I am a previous owner of a C70 and I once had a no start issue which was caused by a bad immobilizer antenna ring. The car would crank but not...
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Transmission 1999 Volvo C70
If you mean that it takes longer than normal to engage the reverse gear, it cold be due to a dirty transmission filter or low transmission fluid. If it feels like the engine RPMs increase, but the vehicle still moves...
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Crack on engine head gasket
Generally, a failed head gasket will leave evidence in one of four areas. The oil needs to be checked for a milky residue -- as this would indicate coolant leaking into the oil. The coolant needs to be checked to...
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"creaking" clinking crunching sound when turning the wheel all the way in either direction.
This sounds like you may have problems with ball joints and struts. Your axles joints may also be worn but they should be checked first. I suggest having a professional come and inspect the noise, shake, and shimmy. A mechanic,...
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Loud screeching noise on left front tire when the car is in motion
Hi there. If there is a screeching noise when the vehicle is moving coming from the wheels, then the brakes need to be checked again. That type of noise is typically caused by a bad brake pad sensor. It is...
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I own a Volvo C70 2007. There is a clunking noise when shifting from Forward to reverse.
Hi there: It's possible that the noise and feeling you're experiencing is caused by loose transmission or motor mounts. However, it's also possible that internal components inside the transmission or perhaps the CV joint on your Volvo C70 are causing...

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