The Volvo S80 is a midsize luxury sedan built with quality materials and safety in mind. Volvo’s second generation S80 offers many upgrades to its first version, including more legroom improved styling and a greater choice of passenger cabin amenities. Bluetooth, leather seats, wood trim and dual climate control come standard on every vehicle. Though these creature comforts make for a pleasant ride, the systems that control them can cause headaches for many Volvo drivers.
Often, 2nd generation Volvo S80 drivers diminished performance from their air conditioning system, which can range from slow to respond to cooling fans that do not seem as powerful as they once were. In extreme cases, the air conditioning quits working completely.
Though you may be quick to blame the motor in the air conditioning system, a problem with the software programming has often been the culprit behind the air conditioning unit suddenly ceasing to function. Volvo has issued a recall against this issue and as it applies to the electrical system in the 2nd generation Volvo S80, we recommend visiting a Volvo service professional if you are experiencing this type of issue.
The friendly staff at your local import service garage can examine your air conditioning system to determine if the recall if the root cause of problems with your air conditioning. They will be able to make qualified recommendations for repairing your 2nd generation Volvo S80 and execute them as quickly as possible so you can return to enjoying your Volvo once again.
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