Tackling a 2000 V70 tailgate trim rattle fix is a nice, easy job and certainly stops the annoying rattles from the rear of the car and getting clouted on the back of the head when you lift the tailgate, a neat little packet of plastic trim clips, pre-drilled metal plates and some self tapping screws.
- The S70 2000 Tailgate Trim Rattle Fix: Dash Rattle Ghetto Fix MVS forums contributor and Volvo DIY Wizard™ cn90 slays yet another job with an outstanding and quick dash Tailgate Rattle Trim fix: My 1998 S70 is now for my kids to use for high-school. I simply don’t have 6-8h to take the dash apart, so I resort to a “Ghetto” Fix. Surprisingly, the result is very good, no more noise after I did this fix. So, I want to dedicate a thread just on “ghetto” techniques for the Tailgate Rattle Trim. This DIY only takes 10 minutes or so, skill level is 1/10, super easy. 1. To test the theory, I installed some cardboard as shown and sure enough, the noise is gone… DIY: 1998 S70 Dash Rattle Ghetto Fix!
- Fix Tailgate Rattle Once and For All I’ve done quite a bit of research on this topic and I took the suggestions I’ve read for the tailgate and went to work. I did the following things…
- V70 Rear Wiper Fix“I finally got tired of looking at the rear wiper arm parked at the 1:30 position of my V70. It wasn’t just a matter of repositioning the wiper arm because this would just cause it to wipe the tailgate. The entire window would get wiped – it would go from 1:30 to 3:00 back to 9:00 then home to 1:30. I searched around this site and found at least one other person with this problem but no solution, so here’s my first how-to.” — MVS Forum member Jack Rock V70 Rear Wiper removal and fix