It's probably in no small part because of the efforts of Coloradoan Don Willson and his website -- http://www.vexedvolvo.org/
Because Don was so involved in the Volvo world with his "4 Rs" recall campaign, I asked him to moderate a forum here at MVS dedicated to this important Volvo safety issue. If you have questions or concerns about your Volvo and its ETM, this is the place for you.
http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cct ... 175012.htmAutomaker Volvo will extend the warranty on defective throttle mechanisms in about 356,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada under an agreement reached with California air quality regulators, officials said Tuesday.
The deal will expand warranty coverage to 10 years or 200,000 miles on the electronic throttle module of certain 1999-2002 model year cars that have been prone to stalling and costly repairs. Under California law, such emissions-related components are normally covered for seven years or 70,000 miles, whichever comes first.
Under the agreement with the California Air Resources Board, Volvo also has pledged to reimburse owners who have paid to clean the module or spent as much as $1,000 to replace it.
1999-2002 C70 coupe and convertible models;
1999-2000 S70, V70 and V70SX models;
2000-2001 V70, V70XC and S60 models with turbocharged engines;
1999-2001 S80 models;
2000-2002 V70 and S60 models with non-turbocharged engines