Volvo XC70 Headlight Electrical Problem – Fix For Once And All

Problem Vehicle presented with an intermittent headlight, warnings being received on the dash warning light system, and the headlight itself was inoperative when first examined. Generally speaking, finding the reason for the failure is just as important, if not more so, then repairing the problem itself. If you simply replace a part, without correcting the root cause, the problem is just going to reappear, often ruining the newly installed part. At Atlantic Motorcar, we test, not guess, and we have the knowledge, and experience, to make sure it's done right, the first time, which results in happy customers! Finding Examination by [...]

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Volvo S60 Turbo – ETM and Crankcase Breather Problem

The Volvo Electronic Throttle Module (ETM) has earned a bad reputation, perhaps unfairly, for problems and early failures on the 1998-2001 cars. The ETM is the subject of a warranty extension by Volvo, now up to 10 years from the date the car was first put into service, or 200,000 miles. Volvo has also released a number of updates, both software and in service procedures to deal with these problems. This car in particular had a number of throttle fault codes stored in the engine computer. Volvo has released a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) addressing this problem, with the recommendations [...]

By | August 6th, 2011|Case Studies|Comments Off on Volvo S60 Turbo – ETM and Crankcase Breather Problem