Last post on Apr 17, 2011 at 5:45 AM
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Volvo S70, Sedan
#7 of 10 Noise in engine or near engine
Dec 12, 2007 (12:46 pm)
Hi, I have a Volvo S70 2.5T, i have a continue noise that sounds like something is touching intermittand, it's becomes more apparent when i am stationary and i only touch the exellarator very lightly. It seems to come from the timing belt area (which has been replaced at 108km service).
Can anyone help?
#8 of 10 1999 Volvo s70 Question
Feb 27, 2008 (6:38 pm)
I am looking at getting an S70 from a mechanic friend as a work exchange. He replaced the heater core and removed the head and had it milled. When I start the car, it has what I would describe as "lifter noise" if it were on another vehicle. It goes away when it warms up. He said it is the cam follower. The car has 156,000 and is very clean otherwise.
Any thoughts? I wouldn't buy the vehicle if I were simply purchasing, but this is a way to get paid on what he owes me. Thanks in advance for any comments
#9 of 10 Volvo "sound" or trouble?
Apr 17, 2011 (5:41 am)
just purchased a 2000 S70, 119K miles. I'm hearing a very regular rattle at either the valve or deeper in the engine when i accelerate. It does feel like the power/acceleration is there, and the sound seems to lighten up as the car hits 30-40mph and higher. I don't know if we have a piston/cylinder/head issue (BAD) or is this a tune-up/oil change (and btw, a Volvo 'sound feature")? While on a recent testdrive to listen, it also sounds like a rattly muffler. Concerned.... any thoughts?
Our only previous Volvo was a 1988 Volvo 240 wagon....had a sim
Apr 17, 2011 (5:45 am)
to finish above msg:
Our only other experience w/ a Volvo was a 1988 240 wagon.... (also bought it around 105K miles) but always had a kind of rattly engine sound as it accelerated. Just thought is was a little worn out and that was what Volvos sounded like.
We had a very good indep. Volvo shop inspect it prior to purchase (the S70), and they gave it a thumbs up.
Any thoughts about the best steps?