Volvo VNL Complaints

Volvo VNL Complaints
  • 27 Complaints
  • 3 Crashes
  • 0 Fires
  • 2 Injuries
  • 0 Fatalities
  • Consumers have filed a total of 27 complaints for VNL models.

Recent Complaints

2020 Volvo VNL
Parts: VISIBILITY/WIPEREXTERIOR LIGHTINGELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: May-04, 2021
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 May-12, 2021

The owner programmed a 5 minute idle shut off and did not provide anything for me as the driver to stay warm at night i was driving during winter and traveling to states like wyoming where it reached 23 degrees. He has many things not up to dot regulations with his truck, lot of things are not working and damaged. He also didn't do any type of a pre employment drug test or for any of the other drivers he hired. He threatened not to pay me and withheld my pay on two separate occasions. He stole 800. 00 from my back account for damages to his company truck that i hadn't driven for 3 weeks i and currently taking him to court to get my money back. He has screwed over plenty of drivers and should be shut down.

2020 Volvo VNL
Parts: STRUCTURE
  • Date of Incident: Sep-21, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Sep-22, 2020

Tl* the contact owns a 2020 volvo vnl truck. The contact stated that the sleeper bunk window detached on top however, the bottom brackets prevented the window from completely detaching while the vehicle was in motion. Westfall gmc truck inc located at 3915 randolph rd, randolph, mo 64161 (816) 455-7262, was contacted and the contact was informed that the vehicle was not included in nhtsa campaign number: 19v208000 (structure). The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was contacted and confirmed that the vin was not included in nhtsa campaign number: 19v208000 (structure). The failure mileage was 145,980.

2019 Volvo VNL
Parts: SUSPENSION
  • Date of Incident: Sep-15, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Sep-16, 2020

Tl* the contact owns a 2019 volvo truck. The contact stated while driving at 65 mph, the contact had to turn the steering wheel 45 degrees to the left because the vehicle was pulling to the right. As the vehicle drove over some bumps in the road, a thump could be felt in the steering wheel. The contact pulled over and upon inspection, saw that the u-bolts that secure the front axel to the right front leaf spring were very loose. The vehicle had to be towed after it was inspected by a state trooper and placed out of service. The vehicle was towed to pat salmon and sons (1242 orgill ave, memphis, tn 38106 (901) 774-1515). The contact was informed that the vehicle had never had any service or alignment in the vehicle? S history. The contact stated he thought that the u-bolts that should last the life of the vehicle. The contact stated that the u-bolts had lost their elasticity and malfunctioned. The manufacturer had not been contacted yet. The failure mileage was 409,228. ## vin passed ## volvo truck 2019 ##*dt consumer stated vehicle is a company truck*jb

2019 Volvo VNL
Parts: SUSPENSION LEAF SPRING TO AXLESTEERING
  • Date of Incident: Aug-25, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Sep-08, 2020

Tl* the contact operates a 2019 volvo vnl 760. The contact stated that the u-bolts used to connect the front axles to the front leaf springs failed to hold tension causing the steering wheel orientation to change at times while driving over bumps in the roadway. The contact indicated that the steering wheel orientation would at times be as much as 30 to 45 degrees out of alignment. The truck was towed to pat salmon and sons trucking located at 1242 orgill ave, memphis, tn 38106, who tightened the u-bolts however, the failure recurred. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 450,000. ## vin passed ## volvo truck 2019 vnl760 ##

2018 Volvo VNL
Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: Jul-02, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jul-12, 2020

2019 complained to the dealer about uneven wearing of the front tires they checked alignment then same complaint in march 2020 no defects find then in july 02 2020 i was unable to drive because of vibration , after inspection they found plastic bushings for both kingpins worn out and replaced as whole sets. My complaint is about premature failure components at 300000 miles due to use of plastic bushings by manufacturer. Truck was used on highways not as a vocational truck

2018 Volvo VNL
Parts: ENGINEELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: Mar-16, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Mar-19, 2020

Engine working not properly and shaking!!! Its happened in 2019!!! Now the same problem again!!!

2019 Volvo VNL
Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Feb-18, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Mar-15, 2020

Transmission goes into neutral when coasting down hill, or when you let up off the accelerator. Doesn? T the regulations state that? The vehicle shall be operated in gear at all times, except as necessary to shift or stop??

2016 Volvo VNL
Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Mar-11, 2016
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jun-18, 2019

Tl* the contact owns a 2016 volvo vnl630. The contact stated that the vehicle arrived from the manufacturer with a rear driveshaft that was not calibrated. The driveshaft was three times over the maximum specifications where the transmission and driveshaft were attached. The failure in manufacturing caused a considerable amount of vibration while the vehicle was being driven at any speed. Cit trucks (located at 3440 gatlin dr, springfield, il 62707, (217) 544-5300) as well as several unknown dealers were notified of the failure. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 100. The vin was invalid.

2016 Volvo VNL
Parts: WHEELSPOWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Mar-11, 2016
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Mar-31, 2019

Front wheels loose from factor and dealer didn't check, tires psi 1/2 what should been , drive shaft out of phase. Damage the truck more. I know of about 20 of these truck with the drive shaft problem. Dealer and factor wont fix/ this is not safe

2016 Volvo VNL
Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Feb-02, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 22:58 Mar-28, 2019

Volvo and mack drive shaft out of phase. I showed my dr. My video of my truck shaking. He said you mit as will be d w i

2018 Volvo VNL
Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Dec-01, 2017
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Feb-27, 2019

Tl* the contact owns a 2018 volvo vnl. While driving 57-65 mph, the vehicle vibrated violently. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who replaced the driveshaft twice, but the failure continued. The vehicle was taken back to the mechanic where the contact was informed that the vehicle was operating as designed and was safe to drive. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The dealer was not contacted. The failure mileage was 99,421. *tr

2018 Volvo VNL
Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: Jan-01, 2018
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jan-07, 2019

The steering wheel on all new 2018 volvo vnl760 tractors is painful to use, impossible to grip properly, and has a mis-functioning turn signal lever. Please see video on youtube: https://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=8lt4mcuvucg

2018 Volvo VNL
Parts: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROLSERVICE BRAKESAIR BAGS
  • Date of Incident: Sep-10, 2018
  • Date complaint filed: 17:17 Sep-24, 2018

A prior wreck happen semi truck trailer cross median and lay over blocking all my lanes in the dark on 09/10/18 time 0040 hrs raining wiper on. Did not see it till final seconds roof of semi trailer facing me on the ground i drove thru the roof of semi trailer with a load of candy in it air bag did not go off , early warning distance sensor did not go off extreme damage to front hood , cab area maybe with the trailer in a angle hit and roof facing me sensors did not go off vehicle???

2016 Volvo VNL
Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Mar-15, 2016
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Aug-22, 2018

Tl* the contact owns a 2016 volvo vnl semi-truck. While driving various low and high speeds, the vehicle vibrated. A series of independent mechanics confirmed that the driveshaft was loose within the transmission. Vomac sales and service mack (5556 east margaret drive, terre haute, indiana 47803, (812) 233-6406) was contacted, but the vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage and vin were unknown. *tt

2015 Volvo VNL
Parts: SUSPENSION
  • Date of Incident: Dec-18, 2017
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Feb-02, 2018

The cab suspension is affected by some type of manufacture fault, the cab is twisted 3 inchs to the left. I have seen the same complaint of other volvo's vnl model owners. This is a safety concern and really need a attention.

2016 Volvo VNL
Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Apr-05, 2016
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jan-01, 2018

New volvo truck mid march 2016 it had a shake that got worse. My dealer cit trucks was to stupid find the problem. Anther dealer look at it. The rear drive shaft was out of phase but how after almost 80000 miles the rear ends are going out. My truck is not the only one out there. Videos can be seen at you tube- volvo shakes and volvo truck shakes

2016 Volvo VNL
Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Nov-04, 2017
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jan-01, 2018

My stupid dealer cit trucks could not find y my truck was shaking so they played with transmission programing its an i shift no clutch peddle. Stonington il. Got fuel at f. S. Coming back cross rail road tracks and tried to stop for rt 48. The clutch would not release. This the 4 time.

2016 Volvo VNL
Parts: SUSPENSIONPOWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Mar-14, 2016
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Jul-16, 2017

Volvo and mack trucks drive shafts out of phase. Making it shake and eat up tires and wear truck out should be recalled

2016 Volvo VNL
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHERSUSPENSION
  • Date of Incident: Aug-22, 2016
  • Date complaint filed: 20:55 Aug-28, 2016

My new volvo truck shakes and starting to hop r jump 30k miles https://youtu. Be/eu119g9vycu

2015 Volvo VNL
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • Date of Incident: Aug-11, 2016
  • Date complaint filed: 11:08 Aug-20, 2016

Https://youtu. Be/eu119g9vycu this new truck bought mid march 29k miles parts r coming lose dealer and volvo giving me the run around on fixing it?????? Can u help

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