Volvo S70 Won’t Start – Needs Ignition Switch

How to Install a New Ignition Switch

I received my lock cylinder and installed it the same day. It took me 2.5 hours to do the job. Used a 90 degrees drill to remove the bolts from the lock. Here are the pics I took…

S70 2000 won’t start

4 Replies to “Volvo S70 Won’t Start – Needs Ignition Switch”

  1. My daughter just bought a 1999 C70 Turbo with less than 60k miles. She bought it on ebay, the owner delivered it to us from N.J. we are in S/E Michigan, she took him to the airport to fly home, next morning, the car won’t start. Turns over fine but won’t start. I checked the schrader fitting on the fuel rail, it has pressurized fuel. I disconnected the electrical fittin to the mass airflow sensor ( limp home mode ) still won’t start. I guess tomorrow I will remove one of the plugs to see if I have spark. Anyone out there have any suggestions? I’m a long way and an expensive tow charge to the nearest Volvo service place ( Swedish Engineering / Ann Arbor Michigan ) hope someone can offer some advice.
    Stan Edmunds

  2. I just ordered a repair manual for my 1999 S70. its made by Haynes. Its a European version, but everything is the same except the steering. all other mechanical and electrical are in the manual. It was from manualsunlimited.com. it costs 29.12. it may help you with any problems that you might incur.

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