1999 Volvo S70 - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


This is a gearbox issue. Both codes relate to the transmission. Specifically P0717 is to do with an engine speed sensor that lets the gearbox know when it is supposed to change gear. Have you had any work done recently. They might have disturbed some wiring causing this problem. Replacing this sensor is not a simple task as i believe it is inside the box so requires the gearbox to be removed. There are some good Volvo forums on the internet that will be able to help you and point you to a local independent Volvo garage rather than a main dealer to keep costs down.

1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Feb 20, 2018 | 58 views


Check and clear fault codes if appropriate.

1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Feb 12, 2018 | 578 views


Borrow a code reader from an auto parts store (free) and see if any trouble codes show up (the device will have instructions and is easy to use). That should give you a clue to the problem. Problem could be sensors of some kind. If no codes, could be a clogged fuel filter -- when was it last changed?

1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Feb 09, 2018 | 103 views


On a web search I found several people that had similar weird dash lights/operation issues. Someone thought it might be a faulty ignition switch but that was not it. The success came as follows:
"Alright fixed the problem it was an electrical relay. If you remove the cover of the fuse box under the hood there are 4 large relays. two of them are unmarked as to what they are for but I disconnected them while the car and everything was running and it turned out that one was for the lights and the other was for the interior electrical components A/C, Radio, wipers, etc. I replaced the one that I needed and all is well now. Thanks for the help $20 for a problem that had me ready to sell the car."
Your issue may be similar .. a faulty relay in the fuse/relay box under the hood...which I think is just forward of the driver side wheel well. Usually there is a legion/map on the underside of the lid that tells you what each relay and fuse is.
Good luck on your troubleshooting

1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Jan 13, 2018 | 30 views


i have a volvo s40 madel 2008 the chip is broken but key is ok now my question is can i bay pas the engine to start the car?

1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Jul 21, 2017 | 3,611 views


Volvo: Fault in Lead Between AW 50-52 and Motronic 4.3 (MIL Requested)

Definition: Shift Solenoid "B" Performance/Stuck Off

1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Apr 18, 2017 | 78 views


https://www.matthewsvolvosite.com/volvo-1999-and-newer-codes

1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Apr 13, 2017 | 172 views


U blew a fuse look at your Manuel and find the blown 20 amp fuse Regards Chris

1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Mar 26, 2017 | 42 views


Check your fuses I'm sure u blew one thanks Chris

1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Mar 26, 2017 | 28 views


Do you have a sunroof? Cars have drainage holes up there that often drain into the door jamb on the front doors and sometimes down the rear pillars and behind the trunk/boot lining and exit the car near the wheel wells. Often, the connection at the top to the pipe comes off at the top corner of the windscreen.

Others have the same problem. Sunroof drain mentioned and how to fix.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgIdq1ha0go

More info here

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1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Mar 21, 2017 | 92 views


  • Possible DTC in ABS module."
  • Refer to you tube !

    1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Nov 11, 2016 | 490 views


    the fuel filter is it a inline type filter if so check the arrow on the filter make sure the fuel is flowing in the right direction because some of these filters have a non return valve in them.a garage made this mistake with my brothers car, hope this helps its worth checking. it sounds like a restriction of fuel

    1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Oct 07, 2016 | 24 views


    There isn't one.

    1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Apr 22, 2016 | 38 views


    Could be fuel line leak or evaporative.#455.

    1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Apr 05, 2016 | 91 views


    Check seatbelt wire connections and if it has one, the comfort control module, crash sensors and crash module.

    I’m happy to assist further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/howard_977676954994c5b2

    1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Jan 24, 2016 | 65 views


    I had a similar problem after having my oil changed at jiffy lube. The problem was that they hadn't fully tightened the oil filter, so it was leaking oil when the engine was running. They did it to me on two cars. I don't go there anymore.

    If you don't see smoke, you're not burning it. If you don't see it under where you park your car, it's not leaking when the car is parked.

    1999 Volvo S70 | Answered on Dec 11, 2015 | 102 views

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