VOLVO Vehicle check

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Vehicle check

Amalgamated Vehicle checks of VOLVO vehicles

Our proprietary algorithms have number crunched over 6,753,723 VOLVO Vehicle checks and ranked the reasons that VOLVOs fail their tests. Use this service to help find a new vehicle that’s right for you or get ready for your own VOLVO's check.

Some examples of the most common issues are:
Nearside Rear Suspension arm has excessive play in a pin/bush  Occurs:633 times
Brake pipe excessively corroded Occurs:116,191 times
Nearside Front Suspension arm ball joint dust cover excessively deteriorated so that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt  Occurs:2,393 times
Nearside Steering rack gaiter split  Occurs:11,139 times
Nearside Rear Wheel nut missing  Occurs:1,487 times
Nearside Inner Rear Rear position lamp excessively deteriorated so that it is not visible from a reasonable distance  Occurs:565 times
Offside Front Headlamp excessively deteriorated so that the light output is severely reduced  Occurs:2,129 times
Offside Rear Anti-roll bar linkage has excessive play in a ball joint  Occurs:8,863 times
Front constant velocity joint gaiter split  Occurs:474 times
Offside Rear Brake hose twisted  Occurs:411 times
Offside Front Seat belt has a cut which has significantly weakened the webbing  Occurs:1,123 times
Offside Front Direction indicator incorrect colour a Occurs:1,075 times
Offside Rear Parking brake inoperative on one side (1.4.1 (a)) Occurs:499 times
Offside Front Anti-roll bar has excessive play in a pin/bush  Occurs:1,775 times
Windscreen has a sticker or other obstruction encroaching into the swept area by more than 40mm outside zone `A`  Occurs:9,842 times
Centre Front Exhaust has a major leak of exhaust gases  Occurs:505 times
Trailer electrical socket not operating the trailer lamps as intended  Occurs:899 times
Offside Front Steering rack gaiter missing or no longer prevents the ingress of dirt gii Occurs:689 times
Offside Front Shock absorbers has a serious fluid leak Occurs:1,042 times
Brake pedal creeps down while the pedal is held under pressure  Occurs:1,076 times
Centre Rear Seat belt locking mechanism does not secure or release  Occurs:2,240 times
rear brake recording little or no effort  Occurs:653 times
Nearside Inner Front constant velocity joint gaiter damaged to the extent that it no longer prevents the ingress of dirt etc  Occurs:1,092 times
Nearside Front Shock absorbers has a serious fluid leak Occurs:1,390 times
Nearside Front Track rod end ball joint has excessive play (2.1.3 (b) (i)) Occurs:547 times
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