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Code P0700 and P0722
Hi There, Code P0700 relates to the ECU detecting that there is a malfunction in the transmission control system, which then triggers a fail safe mode. Once this happens, this code will remain until the problem is corrected. In your...
Could I switch out hood of a 2002 Volvo S60 with a 2001 v70??
Hi there. I believe these two vehicle's body panels are different, so the swap in this case may not work. You might want to consult with a Volvo dealership or specialist to get an affirmative answer on this question before...
Error code p0101 and p2177 on 2008 Volvo s60 indicate the MAD AT could there be another problem?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Both codes relate to some kind of air leak. This may mean the MAF sensor has failed and is not capable of sending the signal for that air, or it may be an actual...
The service you performed is supposed to be warranted/guaranteed I believe. I'm having problem with that axle like it came loose
Broadly, all labor on repairs, and the replacement parts themselves, are covered by a 12-month/12,000-mile (whichever comes first) warranty. Subject to certain conditions, if any defects in workmanship arise within this period, YourMechanic will work with you to resolve the...
How long can I ride on bad struts
Hello, thank you for writing in. The time you have will completely depend on how bad the struts are now, and how much stress you want to put onto the rest of the vehicle. Worn struts will cause stress to...
2007 volvo s60 battery wont hold a charge or start car
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...
Is the 2004 Volvo S60 a good car
In evaluating the wisdom of buying a particular model of car (used or new), consult the database of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA. The NHTSA database contains year, make and model specific consumer complaints, official recalls and factory...
Aircon problem. When a/c gas is empty, the engine temperature rise from 88 to 105 c. If a/c system works fine, temperature is ok
Hi Afirhan. Thanks for contacting us today. Physically, there is no link to the AC system and the process of cooling the engine. However, when the AC is struggling to operate efficiently, it will create additional drag on the motor,...
Q: 2006 Volvo s60 2.5T and when accelerating it vibrates violently
Hi Christian. Thanks for the additional information. Based on what you've indicated, I would suspect that you have worn out wheel bearings causing the vibration, especially if you are experiencing the vibration reduces and when you make a turn. However,...
Q: I have a 2006 Volvo s60 2.5T and when accelerating it vibrates violently.
Hi there. It really depends at what speeds you are experiencing the vibration that might point out a few possible sources. If the vibration is apparent upon instant acceleration (at slower speeds and progressively increases as speed does) it is...
Parts change interval
Hi there Afirhan. When it comes to replacing parts that are designed to wear out, there are two general rules of thumb. First, always replace parts before the recommended mileage has elapsed, and second, replace parts as they begin to...
I planning to buy Volvo S60 2004 model with 65k miles for 7k is it a good deal
There are 4 sub-models of the S60, so as far as the price I would need to know which model and which options. If you are buying the cheapest model which is the 2.4L sedan, you would be paying more...
2006 Volvo s60 starts, but then stops/chokes out almost immediately
Hi Christian. The fact that you remove the mass air flow sensor and the engine appears to run fine might be an indication that the root source of your problem is the electrical harness that connects the MAF sensor to...
Q: Car will not drive or reverse
Generally, this kind of error will trigger OBD code P0740 indicating that there is something wrong with the torque converter clutch. This may be related to any of the following: -A faulty torque converter clutch solenoid -A damaged torque...
Car going into limp mode
Hi Terrence. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Typically, the limp mode is activated when the ECU detects a fault with the transmission or driveline system. However, it can also activate when an overheating issue is detected. This might be the...
Q: MAP sensor
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
Hello how long would it take to replace the oil pan and what would the cost be if I purchased my own oil pan
I show the labor to replace oil pan to be 2.7 hours labor. If you supplied all the fluids and parts then you should only have the labor charge. If they supplied any parts and fluids then it would be...
One click in car won’t start Volvo S60 2.4t
Considering that all those parts were just replaced I would recommend retracing your steps to determine if any loose connections exist anywhere. If the battery connections are loose this can cause the vehicle to make a click sound but not...
I have a 2001 Volvo T5 S60 I was wondering will driver side glass window fit from a 2011 Volvo S40
The two windows are different. You should have the computer tested to see if the computer stored codes for the poor gas mileage problem so it can be diagnosed. You may have bad O2 sensors.

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