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Headlight Switch Problems of Volvo V70



Volvo V70 owners have reported 9 problems related to headlight switch (under the exterior lighting category).

car image   Headlight Switch problem of the 1998 Volvo V70 1
Failure Date: 10/01/2006

The headlight switch malfunctioned.

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car image   Headlight Switch problem of the 1999 Volvo V70 2
Failure Date: 11/13/2005

Dt: contact states the headlights on his vehicle went out while driving his vehicle at night. There is a recall for the exterior lighting, headlight: switch, campaign id number 04v504000. The dealer refused to perform the recall work on the vehicle because they said the failure was due to physical damage of the headlight switch.

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car image   Headlight Switch problem of the 1999 Volvo V70 3
Failure Date: 07/03/2005

Headlight switch has been replaced twice, recently replaced as a recall, within one week of being replaced under recall the switch failed again. We were driving in moutains with family when the headllights and turn signals no longer worked.

car image   Headlight Switch problem of the 1998 Volvo V70 4
Failure Date: 05/01/2004

Consumer stated vehicle experienced the same problem as stated in recall 99v235000. Took vehicle into the dealer for repairs,. However, this vehicle was not included in the recall due to VIN.

car image   Headlight Switch problem of the 1998 Volvo V70 5
Failure Date: 02/23/2004

Headlight switch for exterior lights does not work as it should. There is a recall for this switch to be replaced , but the dealer states that this vehicle does not have the right VIN number for replacement. The VIN numbers are not shown on the recall.

car image   Headlight Switch problem of the 1999 Volvo V70 6
Failure Date: 09/20/2003

The headlight switch on my 1999 V70 xc failed while driving causing my headlights to become inoperable at night when switched to the "on" position. While no crash occurred, there are obvious safety risks involved with a suddent loss of headlights. Upon further investigation, I found that the plastic housing containing the headlight switch had cracked with allowed the unit to separate. I have substantial anectodal evidence that this problem is widespread on 1999 V70 and s70 models on various internet bulletin boards.

car image   Headlight Switch problem of the 1998 Volvo V70 7
Failure Date: 06/20/2003

Consumer states headlight switch broke, causing headlights to be inoperative. Dealer states recall has been issued, but this vehicle was not included due to VIN.

car image   Headlight Switch problem of the 1998 Volvo V70 8
Failure Date: 05/25/2003

Headlight switch fell apart causing us to loose lights while on highway. Though a recall is listed for this year and this problem, Volvo refuses to acknowledge it applies to this vehicle or do the repair per the recall. Recall campaign # 99v235000.

car image   Headlight Switch problem of the 1999 Volvo V70 9

The headlight switch does not work. The switch came apart and the headlights do not come on at all. Please provide details.


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