South AR, LA, MS, KY, TN, AL, GA, FL, NC, SC, WV, VA, DE, DC, MD

Should i buy this car

  #1  
Old 07-19-2010, 12:11 PM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 3
Red face Should i buy this car

I'm considering a 2002 C70-HT convertible with 57k miles. It looks clean but I haven't had it checked out. The convertible top has been replaced. The car smells stale. Noticed that the a/c started out okay but later was blowing warm air. Saw some condensation on a small hose near the coolant reservoir. It seemed to take an unusually long time for the top to go down, the front windows make a thump when completely lowered, and I thought I heard a bit of a crackle in the radio speakers, also noticed that the 3 disc CD cartridge was missing. Drove about 5 miles on the freeway and nothing bad but nothing terribly impressive either. I expected a smoother ride on the city streets. Car pulled a little to the left. Dealer said it could be tire pressure or that the street wasn't level. For you experienced Volvo drivers: knowing what you know now, would you buy it? My major fear about buying a Volvo is the cost of ownership/repair/maintainability. Can anyone point out typical problems that I should expect with this model. What about leaks?

BTW the seller is VEHICLEVILLE in Opa Locka near North Miami, Florida.

Thanks.
 

Last edited by Ericka1257; 07-19-2010 at 05:50 PM. Reason: spelling
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
cjacek
Volvo 850
12
03-04-2015 04:47 PM
20062.5t
Volvo S60 & V60
10
07-04-2014 02:41 PM
240nut
Volvo 240, 740 & 940
10
01-14-2013 07:35 PM
thomas_943
Volvo 240, 740 & 940
1
12-09-2007 07:48 PM
TheAmazingKate
Volvo S40
6
09-26-2007 12:59 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Should i buy this car


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.