Problems & Fixes: Volvo S80

Volvo S80 opinions, advice, repairs, maintenance, tutorials and more

August 30, 2016

S60 – Door Handle – Replace the whole panel?

MVS member ppitts’ 2001 S60 has a interior drivers side door handle that keeps popping its anchor off of the handle (actuator). Is the only solution a $450 new panel? No! I have a 2001 S60 that needs a new interior drivers side door handle. The actuator keep jumping out of the groove in the […]

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August 24, 2016

2001-2007 Volvo V70 Fuse Troubleshooting

MVS member daparish had a strange electrical event on his 2005 V70: Had to have vehicle towed after 2 flat tires on freeway, after tires installed got car back started and drivable, but: no power windows function (front both sides) no functions from drivers door control panel or passenger panel no central locking function from […]

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August 4, 2016

2006 XC70 AC Problem – Leak in Condensor

MVS Contributor IdahoBob has an AC problem with his XC70. He tried charging it, no luck. His XC70 developed a small leak in the AC condensor. IdahoBob: My ’06 XC70 developed a small leak in the AC condensor. I installed a new, aftermarket (Chinese) condensor, and then took the car to the local Volvo guy. He charged […]

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