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Volvo V70 – Common problems

Common problems for the Volvo V70

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Volvo V70, for which Volvo has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Volvo V70. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Volvo V70 have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.


Latest V70’s Issues in the EU

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21 December 2019

Excessive carbon deposits could build up in the intake system of the engine. Consequently, the temperature of the intake air could … .

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19 July 2019

In certain driving conditions, the EGR cooling circuit may not be robust enough. As a result, an unexpected amount of soot … .

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29 March 2019

Cracks in the fuel hose may cause fuel to leak into the engine compartment. This may consequently lead to a fire. … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest V70’s Issues in the UK

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