Last post on Jan 27, 2013 at 11:57 AM
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Volvo C70, Coupe
#1630 of 1649 Re: Head and tail-lights replacement [mikeswinney]
Oct 06, 2009 (1:41 pm)
ipd sells the lenses
#1631 of 1649 2007 C70 problems
Feb 28, 2010 (2:04 pm)
I bought my volvo in Sept. 2006. The initial tires were selected by the dealer and were performance tires on 18 inch wheels only rated for 15000 miles. I now have 81000 miles and have been through 4 sets of tires,.. According to the dealership, Volvo found an excessive cambor problem with the back tires and fixed this on the 2010. Now they want me to pay for repair to my car. Very disappointed with Volvo service and quality.
#1632 of 1649 Re: 2007 C70 problems [booker1]
Apr 12, 2010 (8:38 am)
What do you mean by "excessive cambor?" Can you elaborate?
#1633 of 1649 Where's the AC drain located?
Jun 21, 2010 (9:23 pm)
Drain is clogged causing water to leak into the front passenger foot well. Was easy to get to on my prior cars but I can't find the location on the C70, first gen.
Please advise. Thanks.
#1634 of 1649 Re: 2007 C70 problems [booker1]
Jul 27, 2010 (11:13 am)
I have a 2007 C70 Volvo and I have gone through ten tires just on the back. I am learning now there may be an issue with the cambor and Volvo has an after market piece they can put on the 2007 to correct the problem of the tires wearing too quickly. They also are indicating to me I will have to pay for this. Has anyone else had a similar problem with the tires on this particular car?
#1636 of 1649 Re: 2007 C70 problems [2sleepy]
Jan 25, 2013 (2:28 am)
Seems I am about to wake up this very long thread. I am reading it from the beginning and has gotten to post #430..=*^)
The reason I am posting is because yesterday I bought a 2000 C70 2.0 LT coupe here in the UK. It's been lovingly cared for by an older gentleman and looks and runs and operates as new - tight, no squeaks or rattles, drives like a scalded rat and the sound system is out of the world, just like the seats..=*^)
It has 73K on the engine, just had a service with the cam belt replaced and tires are almost new on the rear and 50% on the front.
This is not the first Volvo I've owned. I had a P1800 way back in '70 in Sweden and the last one was a '92 940 I drove in Arizona. When I sold it it had 310,000 miles on the engine, didn't use any oil and never let me down doing the 60 mile round trip commute.
I am looking forward putting a couple of hundred thousand miles on this one..=*^)
It's going to be interesting to see how the tires wear...
Cheers from a (for once) snowy England.
#1637 of 1649 Re: 2007 C70 problems [christerart]
Jan 25, 2013 (8:24 am)
By the way - it's a manual..=*^)
#1638 of 1649 Re: 2007 C70 problems [christerart]
Jan 25, 2013 (10:29 am)
Congrats on your purchase. I have a 99 convert. Tire wear will depend on what type tire you have, all season or low profile summer high preformance. Since you're in England, I would assume all season, so mileage would depend on the tire brand, etc. If you have the summers, expect a max of 25k miles.
#1639 of 1649 Re: 2007 C70 problems [tmart]
Jan 25, 2013 (11:26 am)
I just went out to double check what I remembered of the tires on the car.
Turns out I got Pirelli P7 on the front and Pirelli P6000 on the rear and as I mentioned I think I need to replace the ones on the front pretty soon. The rear ones has a lot of rubber. Not sure I want to buy another couple of P6000 after reading what people think of them. Guess I will keep on reading and by the time I need to replace the tires I should know what to put on..=*^)
I'm reading UK reviews right now which are very mixed. Driving in the snow yesterday the P7's sure didn't feel like they were giving me much traction as some of the UK reviewers state.
Anyway, we'll see. Any recommendations warmly welcomed - 225 x 50 x 16..