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Something is draining the battery.
I would look inside the car for an interior light that is coming on first. Usually a glove box light or a trunk light that is staying on when the car is off. If it's not a light then a...
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Hesitation and jerking, delay in shifting
When this type of issue occurs, it is due to a failing component. The component can work most of the time, but when it heats up, then the faults will begin. This is not unusual, and has a few common...
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Car shutoff completely at 100 mph
Hello there. A few items may be causing the high speed shut off. The most common would be a fuel pump, fuel filter, low fuel pressure, or the rev limiter. This kind of issue can cause the vehicle to become...
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Battery dies if the car sat for over 20 hours
Batteries that drain overnight are common. Usually when this occurs, there is a parasitic drain on one of the car's systems. When this occurs it drains the battery down over time. Batteries that are drained down repeatedly can cause them...
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Clunking noise and jolting when put in reverse
Many different faults can cause the vehicle to clunk and not be able able to shift out of gear. Transmissions use the fluid to help change gears, and when fluid is low or dirty, it can cause many issues with...
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Car vibrates at 35 mph and over
Hello there. Vibrations are a common symptom that have quite a few different causes. The most common causes are tires, rims, tire balance, wheel bearings, or ball joints. In some cases, when the tires are mounted onto the rims, a...
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OBDII fault codes
It is very possible that the intake air temperature sensor or the barometric pressure sensor will require replacement. What is likely happening is that there is a corrolation between these two sensors either because one of them is malfunctioning, there...
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Center console control not working
Hey there. It is possible that the detailer may have gotten some cleaner on something under the hood that is an electrical component and therefore damaged multiple electronic systems in the vehicle. I would strongly recommend taking the vehicle back...
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Red Generator light and squeal at start. After stop, won't restart.
Before condemning the alternator, have the drive belt checked to see if it is loose from a stretched belt or worn belt tensioner. If the belt is loose and slipping on the alternator, the alternator will not be able to...
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Very intermittent stall (once only) or rough idle after warm restart. Engine system service required warning comes and goes.
Hello. Thank you for writing in. Fuel pump issues and malfunctions do often start out intermittently. If the fuel pump is the problem, you can expect it to increase in frequency until it completely fails. It would be beneficial to...
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push button starter switch inoperative
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2010 Volvo XC70 to have issues starting. You have done great in replacing the battery already as this is the cause in many cases. Other potential causes are the starter, fuel pump,...
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Have you come across any major problems with 2012 Volvo XC70. In looking at a used 3.2L with 61,332 miles. Will there be a lot of
To evaluate the wisdom of a used car purchase you should do three things: 1) Input the year, make and model into the NHTSA database of consumer complaints and read about other owner's experiences have been with the specific year,...
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Volvo xc70 locked up exiting hwy, will reverse but no fwd motion. Idles smooth, rolled fine with front end lifted to tow.
Hi Hailey. Thanks for contacting us today. What you are describing is quite alarming. Anytime the front tires lock up while driving, that's usually an indication of a fairly serious driveline failure. The damaged components can range anywhere from an...

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