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2016 Volvo XC70 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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TSB Date Problem Area TSB Text
10/26/17 NHTSA ID: 10120947
TSB ID: PB26-033

Parts return 976045 o-ring. o-ring part number 976045 has been replaced by o-ring part number 30622784
08/03/17 NHTSA ID: 10110198
TSB ID: TJ29131.3.0

This is a technical journal: customer may experience a low oil level warning in dim and /or oil leakage from the engine. the oil may leak due to a crack in the plug from the vvt pulley replace both plugs in both vvt-pulleys according to the
08/03/17 NHTSA ID: 10110147
TSB ID: SMB22-206

All new volvo engines leave the factory filled with castrol edge professional as an integral part of their delivery of high performance. castrol edge professional?s outstanding performance has made it the oil of choice for volvo and is the
08/03/17 NHTSA ID: 10110172
TSB ID: TJ15636.17.0

If oil leakage is suspected from the steering gear, make sure it is oil leakage and not contamination (which can appear as leakage), an inspection needs to be performed . if confirmed there is oil leakage in the bellows, replace the steerin
01/17/17 NHTSA ID: 10088748
TSB ID: TJ30268

Volvo cars service and parts business technical journal title: drive - e thermostat dtcs stored in engine control module ( ecm ) ref no: issuing department : car market : united states and canada tj 30268 technical service partner: issue da
01/13/17 NHTSA ID: 10088665
TSB ID: TJ29131

This is a technical journal: customer may experience a low oil level warning in dim and /or oil leakage from the engine. the oil may leak due to a crack in the plug from the vvt pulley replace both plugs in both vvt-pulleys according to the
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01/13/17 NHTSA ID: 10088644
TSB ID: TJ20803

This is a technical journal: in case of complaint of noise, some "tools" have been created to help you to do a better and more precise fault tracing
12/22/16 NHTSA ID: 10087109
TSB ID: TJ3121620160421

This is a technical journal : if an engine still has a high level of oil consumption despite following tj30087, follow the actions described under service.
12/22/16 NHTSA ID: 10087104
TSB ID: TJ3097120160419

This is a technical journal : when any repair is made on engine cooling system, make sure that the volvo special tool p/n 9512957 coolant filling equipment is used, in order to prevent future over temperature damage on engine.
12/21/16 NHTSA ID: 10086970
TSB ID: SMB0034020160411

This is a service manager bulletin : to further enhance the volvo¿s ownership experience, volvo car canada limited is offering the volvo prepaid maintenance (vpm) program. this plan is designed to enhance customer ownership experience by pr
12/21/16 NHTSA ID: 10086969
TSB ID: SMB0034920160411

This is a service manager bulletin : to further enhance the volvo ownership experience, volvo car canada limited offered factory scheduled maintenance (fsm) on certain my14, 15 and 16 vehicles.
12/21/16 NHTSA ID: 10086964
TSB ID: SMB0032120160408

This is a service manager bulletin : to further enhance the customer¿s volvo ownership experience, volvo car usa, llc announces the my 2013 ¿ my2016 volvo complimentary factory scheduled maintenance program usa.
12/21/16 NHTSA ID: 10086967
TSB ID: SMB0032120160411

This is a service manager bulletin : to further enhance the customer¿s volvo ownership experience, volvo car usa, llc announces the my 2013 ¿ my2016 volvo complimentary factory scheduled maintenance program usa.
10/26/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10120946
TSB ID: TJ31362

Anc = active noise control the vehicle?s radio may be heard in the background on the opposite side (land-side) of a call made from a phone connected to sensus connect infotainment via bluetooth. this happens because the microphone?s phantom
08/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10110167
TSB ID: SPJ31628.7.0

Vida users are not able to check operations & packages an error message will be shown saying "database error. please contact system administrator"
08/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10110168
TSB ID: SPJ31721.1.0

Below error message may be shown in vida when selecting the software tab in vida. with this message, it will not be possible to purchase software products. "124 - client id is not registered"
08/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10110169
TSB ID: SPJ31722.1.1

A new feature will be available in vida version 16.4 where by users will be automatically informed when their passwords are about to expire. the pop-up window example, in the attachment, will be shown 14 days prior to the expiraton date.
08/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10110144
TSB ID: TJ31535

If you need to perform a tuner replacement on any vehicle that is factory equipped with siriusxm satellite radio, please follow the step by step instructions. going through this process will ensure your customer continues to receive their s
08/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10110151
TSB ID: TJ27536

Information about valid software partnumbers to order and download software for "pds" pre-delivery service
08/03/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10110166
TSB ID: SPJ31352.1.0

Alternative solution when vida is unavailable or the electronic wiring diagrams function in vida is unstable. access by using the applicable url.
01/13/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10088666
TSB ID: TJ31543

This is a technical journal: this journal is a guide for performing software downloads. service: *see guide updated oct. 12, 2016 for relevant p5/spa software download information: p5_spa_sw_guide.pdf see vida software tab for all other veh
01/13/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10088647
TSB ID: TJ26753

This is a technical journal: it has been noticed on requested materials that pas sensors are analyzed without finding any fault on the parts. as a help to the troubleshooting on parking assistance system, we have developed some points of po
01/11/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10088370
TSB ID: TJ31557.2.0

This is a technical journal: if the defrost vents on a leather dashboard are loose at the ends (see picture "tj 31557 pic pdf"), follow the instructions under "service". service: fasten the defrost vents with glue according to repair method
12/29/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10087527
TSB ID: SPJ3100311201609

This is a service product journal: users may experience an issue when connecting and profiling x70 and p2 vehicles. users may find that vida does not profile the transmission correctly. this can prevent software downloading. temporary solut
12/27/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10087303
TSB ID: TJ2027820160906

This is a technical journal: it is provided as a guide for performing software downloads. follow instructions provided for proper software downloads by year and model.
12/22/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10087107
TSB ID: SPJ3070120160419

This is a service product journal : the previously reported issue with vida 2015 and battery testing has been resolved. vida 2015 battery testing is the only approved method for producing battery test codes. the use of vida classic or other
12/21/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10086942
TSB ID: TJ2360420160408

This is a technical journal : headlamp service required message may be set in dim. it may be set due to the routing of the headlamp harness, see pictures tj23604_1.jpg, tj23604_2.jpg.
10/26/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10120958
TSB ID: TJ29818

If the vehicle is equipped with indirect tire pressure monitoring sensors (i-tpms) (vdn codes: pu02, pu03, pu04), and there is a warning message in the dim about low tire pressure and dtc bcm-c007768, follow advice under service.
08/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10110189
TSB ID: PB65-007

This parts bulletin was issued to parts managers, please return stock of part number's 31406303, 31406318, 31406321, 31406654, 31406655 stay to your servicing distribution center. new versions are 31476209, 31476210, 31476213, 31476185, 314
08/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10110212
TSB ID: SPJ31593

There has been an increasing amount of reports where users state that its not possible to perform a vehicle readout when pressing ?connect? there will be an error message asking the user if they wants to retry after an error message saying
08/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10110153
TSB ID: TJ25329

If a grinding noise occur from the front wheel hub and/or bcm-c003307 or bcm-c003007 dtcs are set, follow the advice under ?service?. service: check if the wheel hub is displaced in the steering knuckle, refer to picture ?tj 25329-1.jpg?. i
08/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10110170
TSB ID: TJ20803.9.0

In case of complaint of noise, some "tools" have been created to help you to do a better and more precise fault tracing
08/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10110183
TSB ID: TJ26745.7.2

This document is a technical journal: effective immediately, all 12v batteries may be tested using the hand held battery tester 9513030 (bt3300). the vida test is still available but no longer required. for battery replacements under warran
08/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10110162
TSB ID: TJ31578.1.0

If inner support in tailgate panel comes loose when the panel is removed, glue the inner support according to provided method.
08/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10110159
TSB ID: SMB-00-353

The volvo technical helpdesk (thd) is a central contact point available to authorized volvo dealer technicians to assist with difficult to repair situations. if for some reason our technical experts cannot solve an issue directly, it will b
08/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10110145
TSB ID: TJ19967

Blisters/bubbles may appear on the air vent surfaces. the blistering of the material is often caused by an air freshener applied directly to the air vents. do not attach any sort of air freshener directly on air vents.
01/17/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10088761
TSB ID: TJ29700

Volvo car service and parts business technical journal title : tailgate , power operated tailgate ref no : issuing department : car market : united states and canada tj 29700 technical service partner : issue date : status date : 3 us 7510
01/13/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10088691
TSB ID: TJ31557

This is a technical journal: if the defrost vents on a leather dashboard are loose at the ends (see picture "tj 31557 pic pdf"), follow the instructions under "service". service: fasten the defrost vents with glue according to repair method
01/12/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10088561
TSB ID: SMB17-2016A

Volvo car service and parts business service manager bulletin title : retail car delivery process my 2017 s60 , v60 and xc60 ( p3 ) group : no : issuing department : car market : united states and canada 17 2017a service operations referenc
01/12/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10088566
TSB ID: SMB17-2017A

Volvo cars service and parts business service manager bulletin title : retail car delivery process all my 2016 s60 , v60 , xc60 , xc70 and s80 group : no:issuing department : car market : united states and canada 17 2016a service operations
01/11/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10088346
TSB ID: SMB00-339

This is a service manager bulletin: this program will now provide volvo retailers additional latitude, to proactively address non-warranty customer concerns in an expeditious manner. the ownership experience should never be compromised due
01/11/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10088374
TSB ID: SMB00-354

Warranty, customer pay and/or internal repairs performed must be verified by a punched time flag on the back of the repair order hard copy. each repair line must have a separate and identifiable time punch for the respective repair for all
12/28/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10087456
TSB ID: TJ20278612201609

This is a technical journal: it is provided as a guide for performing software downloads. follow instructions provided for proper software downloads by year and model.
12/27/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10087305
TSB ID: SMB0007120160907

This is a service manager bulletin: occasionally, customers request financial assistance when the new car limited warranty, cpo limited warranty and/or the vip extended warranty does not apply. these requests may be considered if it will en
12/23/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10087204
TSB ID: TJ3146220160412

This is a technical journal : if a customer should complain of a ¿volvo on call service required¿ message and the dtc phmb116f09 is set intermittently or permanent in the tem3g module, please follow the below instruction under service.
12/21/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10086943
TSB ID: TJ2969720160408

This is a technical journal : when performing the connection of the volvo on call mobile app to a sensus connect car, the setup procedure may fail due to an incorrect modem setting.

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Volvo XC70 TSBs (Technical Service Bulletins)

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.