Steering Problems of Volvo 960

Volvo 960 owners have reported 6 steering related problems since 1996. Table 1 shows the 5 most common steering problems. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's power steering hose, piping, and connections (2 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering column (1 problem). For details of each of the problem category, use the links in the table.

  Recently reported Steering problems of Volvo 960

The Power Steering Hose, Piping, And Connections problem

The power steering pipe made noise. There was a noise during parking maneuvers or traveling at extremely low speeds coming form the front of the vehicle. The a/c would not cool and the brakes pulsated. (in re to odi# 10038186)   Read details...

The Steering Column problem

While turning steering wheel to the left or right driver would hear loud noise coming from steering column. The power steering pipe failed and caused a loud knocking sound in the front end. A service bulletin was issued for this problem in 1998.   Read details...

The Power Steering Fluid problem

Problems with seals on rack and pinion system. Consumer thought the power steering fluid that was added during the oil change, wasn't acceptable to the seals in the rack and pinion.   Read details...

The Steering Rack And Pinion problem

Problems with seals on rack and pinion system. Consumer thought the power steering fluid that was added during the oil change, wasn't acceptable to the seals in the rack and pinion.   Read details...

The Steering Wheel problem

The center steering wheel cover has a sticky residue when touched and is difficult to wash off. The consumers eyes become irritated and skin is itchy.   Read details...




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Fuel Economy of 960 Vehicles
960 Service Bulletins
960 Safety Recalls
960 Defect Investigations