Question about 2004 Volvo C70
I have a 2004 Volvo C70 HP Turbo convertible with 22000 miles. The car is serviced more frequently than required in the manual. I purchased the car at lease end and bought an extended used car warranty. The car has been very trouble free. This weekend I experienced strating trouble. It would take 3-4 cranks to turn over. I took the car to the dealership and was told the problem was with the immobilizer and that it had been damaged by overheating of the battery cables and alternator cable. They recommended that all of these parts needed replacement. When they called in the claim to the extended warranty company for approval, a series of questions about the cause of the overheating cables led to an answer that the increased heat came from increased resistance which was cause by corrosion inside the cables. The word "corrosion" became the magic word that lead to the denial of the claim and I am out in excess of $1200. Was the diagnosis and cause of cable failure correct?
I had the same issues with my 2004 C70 and it almost drove me to distraction. It would get up to about 1500 revs and then cut out. Then when I tried to re-start it it refused to start up at all. As with your car, sometimes it was just fine and others it could take half and hour before I could get it to start again. It turned out there were 2 problems. The first problem was fixed by a new rev sensor and the second by a new antenna ring. It's been fine for the last month. Volvo are aware and my excellent local dealer charged just £182 for a complete fix.
Posted on Nov 26, 2008
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
Here's a link to this great service
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 16, 2018 | Volvo Cars & Trucks
Dec 02, 2016 | 2000 Volvo C70
May 20, 2014 | 2012 Volvo C70 T5 Convertible 2.5L 5-cyl....
Oct 04, 2010 | 2004 Volvo C70
Oct 10, 2017 | 2001 Volvo C70
May 19, 2010 | 2004 Volvo C70
Apr 08, 2010 | Volvo C70 Cars & Trucks
Nov 10, 2009 | 2004 Volvo C70
Jul 07, 2014 | 2004 Volvo C70
2,069 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: