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2012 Volvo S60 Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

51 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Volvo S60. 16 of these members (31.4%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 28 electrical and air conditioning repairs to 2012 Volvo S60s--an average of 0.5 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2012 Volvo S60 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2012 Volvo S60 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2012 Volvo S60 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2012 Volvo S60 repairs by problem area

11% of the 2012 Volvo S60 repairs were to the engine, 13% to the transmission, 5% to the brakes, 3% to the suspension, 44% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 22% to the body and trim, and 3% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 64 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2012 Volvo S60 Electrical and Air Conditioning problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2012 Volvo S60 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 325hp 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo S60 in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2012 0    
11700 0 Warning message "check rear stop lamp" - bulb blown. 
17000  

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2012 Volvo S60 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo S60 in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 0    
3400 0 CEM P062F00 internal control module EEPROM error, Replace CEM 37206. As of Feb 2013 problem appears to be solved and fixed. 
12400  
Volvo S60 in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2011 0    
24000 0 Fuse B6 blew, even when replaced. Affected vanity mirror lights, courtesy lights, and rain sensing wipers. Dealer found short in vanity mirror wiring, repaired 
50000  
Volvo S60 in South Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2013 11000    
12000 0 AC compressor making loud whining noise. Problem was a misadjusted expansion valve. After diagnosing the problem, the compressor was adjusted and the noise abated. 
 
Volvo S60 in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2011 0    
6300 0 XM Radio locks up and prevents you from changing stations iPod stops playing audio over the sound system when connected via cable after a minute or so especially when bluetooth is enabled. 
8500 0 iPod playback issues over USB. Provided new version of Sensus at no charge. 
12000 0 Remote Lock/unlock feature not always working 
12700 0 Blind Spot Information System - message BLIS service required Remote not always working; after hitting info button, lights will intermittently turn off on the remote 
15000 0 Remote start range poor Bluetooth range poor / skips Auto up/down not working for passenger window - occasionally doesn't work for driver window Keyless entry does not work on driver side door handle 

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2012 Volvo S60 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 250hp 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volvo S60 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2012 4000    
19700 0 A/C making growling noise. AC pump replaced. 
28000  
Volvo S60 in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2013 5000    
7000 0 iPod connection switches from bluetooth to iPod connection every 5 minutes. Connection doesn't stay with on method. Updated software to Sensus 3.0. 
8700 0 Antenna on roof was not secured and needs to be reattached 
16000  
Volvo S60 in District of Columbia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 0    
6000 0 Complete failure of SENSUS system (audio, nav, camera, etc.). Dealer replaced entire system under warranty. 
23000  
Volvo S60 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2012 0    
16000 0 AC compressor was making groaning noises for a couple months, sporadic but did not affect AC performance. Dealer technician diagnosed a faulty compressor and replaced with a new unit under warranty. System appears normal now. 
23000 0 A/C compressor started making groaning noises again. Dealer technician diagnosed low oil charge, odd since it had been recharged when the compressor was replaced last quarter. Technician recharged with correct amount of oil and declared ok. Problem with key fob not remembering personal settings when entering car despite following instruction how set seat memory. Technician performed software update for IAM upgrade. Declared both keys now working as designed. 
28000  
Volvo S60 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2013 24000    
26000 0 Entertainment system could not put out any sound 

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