Rest assured I will be participating in any class action suits that I can find until Volvo issues a recall or monetary compensation. It marks a new generation of modern design that can potentially win back those who walked away and attract those who never thought they would find a Volvo in their garage. The lever should move freely going into the transmission. Do you have documentation on if the valve body was actually done or if you just got razzed? Low fluid levels from a leak is going to eventually cause damage to the transfer case so this is something that should not be overlooked during services and maintenance on the vehicle. Consumer Reports subscribers reported on any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the past 12 months that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime, in any of the trouble spots included in the table below. My '03 with 64000 miles needs a new transmission.
This is a weekend vehicle. Hello Adam, I have a 2009 V70 3. Due to the delay of the transmission catching and propelling the vehicle forward we were in a near collision with another vehicle. Only issue highlighted was engine concerns, not transmission. After it has flashed, release the brake pedal and allow the car to crawl forward.
It's part of the design. Can you tell me how to reset the transmission adaptation? This really helped me out a lot. He said he would look into it though. It is a blend of luxury with all the imaginary atmosphere in which you have ever been able to hope. New veh 45k and new transmission every 50k mi, what a deal this car is. Can you tell me what´s the waranty policy of Volvo regarding this issues, and also, Do these Gearboxes are so bad that they need to be replaced, or they just don´t know how to fix it? If all that checks out, then you most likely have a transmission failure situation.
Flushed the tranny, same issue persists. I do get a jerkyness and hard shifting specially in 2nd gear after driving the car for at least 30 minutes. Transmission flushed and warning reset. They may unfortunately tell you that the valve body has an internal leak causing poor shifting performance. We have installed aftermarket coolers on these vehicles and also sold many to customer wanting to avoid the cross contamination concern with a failing radiator. Mechanic noted the T6 transmission has a bad history.
Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year. Unit was replaced with a refurbished one from the dealer. We have numorous customer requests for solenoids when these codes set but rarely are the shift solenoids to blame for this. Second- it serves as the differential by means of spider gears connecting the left and right side axle. The Volvo dealership diagnosed a faulty transmission that needed total replacement--evidently this is a known issue which is why Volvo paid for the replacement. Honestly if it has been banging around that hard for that long, I assume the transmission may be coming towards the end of its life.
Mine went out at approx. After restart, transmission worked fine. Their code scan identified a problem with 120D — the Air Mass Flow sensor which they cleaned somewhat. Plan B is the valve body replacement that you suggested. Within a few days, the car was parked at my home, and was unable to engage in forward or reverse. It may take several accelerations to complete this.
Dealer only wants to replace the transmission. Now the engine is 3 times louder than before and we're in some serious money for our car. This is an intermittent problem. Axle failed and caused leakage of transmission. With the front of my car in the intersection and the oncoming traffic coming directly at me at full speed I had to floor the gas pedal to jump kick the car into speed to get across the intersection safely. Independent shop reset Transmission light and changed fluid. And it may scratch your eyes out for spite.
An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. The picture shows where to find the function. If I do, then a rough shift happens. Some people have had success with this, but more than likely for the S40 anyway you will probably need a new auto trans valve body. This is the second time 80k miles apart. Is an apparent problem with this vehicle.