Question about 2001 Volvo V70
2001 Volvo V70-T5. Fuel tank is full, but the fuel guage indicates completely empty and the low fuel warning light is on. Washed the engine earlier today (engine was cold / no high pressure water). Cannot identify any other electrical items not functioning.
I had a similar issue and started to notice other electrical failures along with the gas gauge. My rear doors would not lock and my rear wiper stopped working. I started pulling fuses and relays to see if this would reset, no go. But then I hit the jackjpot. In the rear electrical panel, below all the fuses and relays is a 2" x 2" black plastic square with a big screw in it.
Remove the screw and pull evenly on the black square. This seems to be a major electrical hub for the car. I reconnected and all 3 of my issues disappeared...I read somewhere that a fix might be to disconnect the battery for a few minutes, which I guess re-sets some relays and circuits, but I guess this did the same thing. Good luck.
Posted on Sep 30, 2009
What <jritchiev> says, works! The following were not working: fuel gauge, fuel door lock, rear door locks (not opening), tailgate door lock (not opening).
The solution was simply to remove the rear fuse box cover panel. Then locate the black box on the bottom right. Jiggle / re-seat the black box. Did not have to unscrew it. Thanks <jritchiev>!
Posted on Feb 11, 2010
I had the same problem plus the trunk light was off too. Pull out and wiggled all relays on rear fuse panel. It did not work. Then decided to do the dumbest thing to pull out all the fuses. Pull out #1, not bad. push it back in. The trunk lights lighted. Then check everything. All good.
Posted on Feb 24, 2010
Fuel sender is likely bad
Posted on Jul 24, 2009
Ukft, omg thats hilarious haha :D I hope you called them and told them what the problem was, thats just embarrassing. But yeah i too am experiencing the same faults with my 2001 V70, ill have to try remove the black box *grin* the removal of fuses didn't help.
Posted on May 18, 2010
Thank you, I had taken my V70 to my local shop, they had it for 3days and no luck. I removed the fuse and reset, it working.. Thank you so much.
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