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ETS light on 2000 V70 XC

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ETS light on 2000 V70 XC

Post by larryvolvo » Tue Oct 10, 2006 11:32 am

My newly acquired V70 ETS light comes on intermitantly. Runs rough when it comes on. Restart and it apparently resets, but comes on later if I drive long enough. Just fixed a P1332 code for CVVT solenoid by cleaning the solenoid. My engine light doesn't come on any more, but still have the ETS light problem. Any ideas or point to a diagnostic tree. Thanks, Larry[/b]

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Post by JRL » Tue Oct 10, 2006 5:09 pm

It's a FREE repair.
Warranty on the ETS for 10 yrs, 200,000 miles, see your dealer NOW

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Post by larryvolvo » Wed Oct 18, 2006 10:11 am

Thanks for the tip. I finally have an appointment with Volvo and they acknowledge it is under warranty and they will repair it for FREE. Will post the solution later. They are thinking a software upgrade or cleaning the throttle will solve the problem. :D

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Post by JRL » Wed Oct 18, 2006 9:22 pm

larryvolvo wrote: They are thinking a software upgrade or cleaning the throttle will solve the problem. :D
Sometimes it can

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Post by Spoleto » Thu Oct 19, 2006 8:04 am

JRL wrote:It's a FREE repair.
Warranty on the ETS for 10 yrs, 200,000 miles, see your dealer NOW
"ETS" is the same as the "ETM" under the extended warranty, yes?

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Post by JRL » Thu Oct 19, 2006 2:16 pm

Spoleto wrote:
JRL wrote:It's a FREE repair.
Warranty on the ETS for 10 yrs, 200,000 miles, see your dealer NOW
"ETS" is the same as the "ETM" under the extended warranty, yes?
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Yes (sigh)

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Post by otbecca » Sat Feb 10, 2007 3:18 pm

Please pardon my ignorance - but when you say the ETS light problem is covered by warranty - 10 years or 200,00 miles - does that mean if I have just recently bought the car from a third party I am eligible for this? Please let me know, I have a 2000 Volvo V70XC - otherwise everything else is great (so far).

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Post by JRL » Sat Feb 10, 2007 5:11 pm

otbecca wrote:Please pardon my ignorance - but when you say the ETS light problem is covered by warranty - 10 years or 200,00 miles - does that mean if I have just recently bought the car from a third party I am eligible for this? Please let me know, I have a 2000 Volvo V70XC - otherwise everything else is great (so far).

IT IS A RECALL!
SEE THE DON WILSON POSTS ABOVE.
Yes, it's for anyone and everyone: 10 years, 200,000 miles

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Volvo v70xc - one more question re: ETS

Post by otbecca » Sat Feb 10, 2007 8:07 pm

Bought the car Wednesday - picked it up Thursday, Friday the ETS light came on, Saturday (today) the check engine light came on? Are these related?
I will contact the Volvo delaer in my town on Monday morning re: ETS light and check engine - but was just curious about the relationship between the two?!?!?

thanks again for the response previously
rebecca

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Re: Volvo v70xc - one more question re: ETS

Post by JRL » Sat Feb 10, 2007 9:09 pm

otbecca wrote:Bought the car Wednesday - picked it up Thursday, Friday the ETS light came on, Saturday (today) the check engine light came on? Are these related?


thanks again for the response previously
rebecca
Usually, but it could be two problems

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