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Volvo 850 Suspension Problems

1 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Volvo 850. 28 of these members (2800%) have reported suspension repairs for their car. A total of 44 suspension repairs to Volvo 850s--an average of 44 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Volvo 850 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Volvo 850 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 261 repairs.

Volvo 850 suspension repair cost distribution

Chart based on 18 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Volvo 850 repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

1996 Volvo 850 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

227000 mi US $650 Lower control arm and half shaft replacement. 
223700 US $735 Replaced left front bearing. 
103000 US $40 Replaced struts, strut bearings and spring seats 
119000   Replaced front hub/bearing assembly with Timken because of noise Replaced control arms tie rod ends and stabliser links with Mayle parts 

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1996 Volvo 850 4-door

5-cylinder manual 2WD

104160 mi C $300 Left & right sway bar end links replaced,rear coil spring bump stop clip replaced. 

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1995 Volvo 850

Engine not specified

249000 mi US $900 Replaced both front control arms, stab bar links, inner and outer tie rods, rear axle bushings, lft side, both rear shocks  
165000 US $500 Replaced Steering u-joint. 

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1995 Volvo 850 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 2WD

149000 mi US $95 left sway bar replaced 
169000   right passenger sway bar replaced 
177000   replaced both inner and out tie rods 
203000 US $502 Replacement of rear shocks and front struts; first replacement in life of car. 
179000 US $400 Replaced control arms. 

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