Elevated nickel content and careful engineering in the B21 family of engines has given Volvo legendary status as a durable car manufacturer with seven digit examples still rolling down the roads. The Volvo logo is a Swedish symbol for iron attached to a grill. The tail gate lock cylinder and latch work in conjunction via rods and electrical switches to open your Volvo V70 tail gate. There is a thin piece of plastic down near the bottom on the mechanism that somewhat blocks a screwdriver or other tool from reaching in and opening the door that way. November 21, 2016 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If you close door latch using a flathead screwdriver with door open does light go out? Country of Manufacture: Czech Republic Manufacture Quality: Genuine Shipping Weight lbs : 0. When dirty they will stick causing malfunctioning locks. I called a local Volvo dealer today and they said that the two vehicles have the same latch system our latch is not working properly and our idiot light now comes on telling us the back latch is not shut when it is.
Some models may not be equipped with a tail gate lock cylinder. The latch has an integrated solenoid. We are proud of our Volvo heritage dating back to 1963, a reputation that is unmatched by others in the industry. Today Volvo is known around the world as one of the most iconic brands known for safety, longevity, and its enthusiast following. Below you can browse the current inventory of used Volvo V70 tailgate latches sold by leading salvage yards across the United States. Anyway, I took off the interior panel and inside handle.
I find this will restore function of the lock from time to time. Volvo V70 1998-01 Volvo V70 2. I disconnected the power first. The contact stated that the tailgate failed to latch when closed. To install, reverse the removal steps. May need a long prybar to open if, simply stuck, while operating the opening button or lever. You will see inside of the tailgate a small rod hanging down, most likeky it will have the same rod attachment piece as the one on the new handle.
Never work on your vehicle if you feel the task is beyond your ability. The central locking remote unit and the central locking control module handle the majority of the functions. I can lock and unlock it by had or the key fob but it wont open when I lift up on the outside handle? If that unlocks the latch, the solenoid may be at fault. I too have had little time to enjoy my car. May 17, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Try a second key, if same thing remove door panel and inspect connection for lock to latch. We are also constantly updating our Genuine Volvo parts selection to give you the best possible selection of parts. Either way, this is the exact part that was used at the time of assembly.
The sizes of the nuts and bolts we give may be different from what you have so be prepared with different size sockets and wrenches. One last try with a screwdriver let me push the actual release and the door opened! Ali May 7, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Clean and lubricate the door latch. It is a good test to see if the problem is electrical or mechanical. You will hear the panel clips popping as you pull away the panel. These are the same parts that used to manufacture your vehicles on the assembly line.
When leaving a comment, please leave your vehicle information. I removed the metal bars that went from the outside door handle and the lock down to the mechanism. Complete shipping and return policy information can be found in our. I am nervous that the back hatch is going to open up when we are driving down the road. Our vehicle may vary slightly from yours as models do change and evolve, as they grow older. Detach the cable cover and disconnect the cable from the latch.
Comments and Suggestions: BillG Comments: 1999 Volvo V70 Wagon. Be sure to check the operation of the tail gate latch and lock before closing the tail gate. He got out and reclosed the door on my V70. I'll test the latching function using a screwdriver soon and report back to you. I called Volvo and they said I need to disconnect the battery terminal to reset the computer. While at the dealership the wiring harness to the third tail light was diagnosed as defective and is scheduled for replacement. I suggest closing the latch with a flathead screwdriver while the door is open.
The vehicle has not been repaired. I had the same problem on my '98 V70 - my rear liftgate would not open. Genuine parts are made by the vehicle manufacturer or by the highest quality original equipment manufacturers. If there is anything you cannot find in our catalog please and our knowledgeable customer service team will help you locate the part you need, fast. Get multiple quotes from junk yards and auto wreckers who compete for your business.