2012 Volvo S60 Volvo S60 2012

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2012 Volvo S60 repairs by problem area

Engine (21%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (13%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (33%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (15%)

Other (4%)

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2012 Volvo S60 4dr Sedan

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

32000 mi Passenger seat electrical adjustments quit working. Problem turned out to be a loose connection. I was given a new Merc to drive while my car was in the shop. I like this dealer so far. 
41000 mi Low tone horn replaced by dealer under warranty. 
11700 mi Warning message "check rear stop lamp" - bulb blown. 

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2012 Volvo S60 4dr Sedan

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

6820 mi Radio froze. Required replacing module. 
12000 mi AC compressor making loud whining noise. Problem was a misadjusted expansion valve. After diagnosing the problem, the compressor was adjusted and the noise abated. 
23740 mi My car alarm and engine light kept going off Then my hood light kept turning on. Dealership originally couldn't locate the issue until the hood light started going off regularly. They replaced hood latch and it fixed all the issues 
63000 mi

US $150
When starting the engine from "accessory mode" the sound system does not produce any sound. When starting with the car completely off, the stereo works fine. Tried to update software with no luck. Have to replace the AUD module for $1,000 
6300 mi 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 mi iPod playback issues over USB. Provided new version of Sensus at no charge. 
12000 mi Remote Lock/unlock feature not always working 
12700 mi 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 mi 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 
63240 mi

C $100
Battery needed to be replaced 
24000 mi Fuse B6 blew, even when replaced. Affected vanity mirror lights, courtesy lights, and rain sensing wipers. Dealer found short in vanity mirror wiring, repaired 
6562 mi CEM P062F00 internal control module EEPROM error, Replace CEM 37206. As of Feb 2013 problem appears to be solved and fixed. 

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2012 Volvo S60 4dr Sedan

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

54700 mi Heater blower making noise, had to have the blower replaced 
35000 mi Battery replaced under warranty 
26000 mi Low battery light came on. Dealer replaced battery. Problem came back on 4/1/15 
19700 mi A/C making growling noise. AC pump replaced. 
16000 mi 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 mi 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. 
44500 mi Vehicle failed to crank. Dealer tested battery and found bad cell. Dealer replaced battery under warranty 
7000 mi 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 mi Antenna on roof was not secured and needs to be reattached 
21000 mi Grinding sound when A/C is turned on 
26000 mi Entertainment system could not put out any sound 
6000 mi Complete failure of SENSUS system (audio, nav, camera, etc.). Dealer replaced entire system under warranty. 
47300 mi A whine was noticed when AC was on. 
11700 mi AC compressor made a lot of noise when it was on. They replaced the compressor. 

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2012 Volvo S60 Electrical Problems

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