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Used Volvo C30 Fault Guides

Used Car Expert Fault Guides tell you the common Volvo C30 faults and wear items that can become problems and big bills for their owner.

Independent research indicated that using our fault guides to check a car before you buy it can save you an average of £300 in surprise bills and hidden problems.

That's because our Volvo C30 fault guides are written so that anyone can understand them – even if you know nothing about cars and have no tools. For every common fault, we tell you what to look for, what it means and what it costs.

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Volvo C30 (2007-) Fault Guide


Volvo C30 (2007-) Fault Guide

View Volvo C30 (2007-) Fault Guide

We know of 23 VOLVO C30 (2007-) faults which our fault check guide makes it easy for you to spot and avoid.

  • 5 engine faults
  • 4 suspension wear items or faults
  • 2 interior problems
  • 1 bodywork issues
  • 11 recalls

Here's an example fault on the VOLVO C30 (2007-)

What to look for:

Check the service history and ask the vendor if the 72,000 mile particulate filter service has been carried out.

What it means:

This is a crucial service on the C30. Cars are often sold on or near to this service because of its high cost.

What to do

Negotiate a £700.00 discount. Or have the repair completed.


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