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Volvo C30 Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

228 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Volvo C30. 33 of these members (14.5%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 8 transmission and drivetrain repairs to Volvo C30s--an average of 0 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Volvo C30 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Volvo C30 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Volvo C30 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Volvo C30 repairs by problem area

13% of the Volvo C30 repairs were to the engine, 4% to the transmission, 6% to the brakes, 17% to the suspension, 28% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 15% to the body and trim, and 16% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 188 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten Volvo C30 Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2011 Volvo C30 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 227hp 2.5L I5 6-speed manual FWD

Volvo C30 in Oregon, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2010 0    
19000 0 then clutch cable bushing, then the mechanic broke the shifter boot - total three trips to the shop. 
27000  

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2011 Volvo C30 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 227hp 2.5L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volvo C30 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2012 38000    
39000 0 Road noise attributed to tire wear (inside edges of tires). Believe this is due to Volvo's overly aggressive rear camber (-2.1 degrees) which is still in Volvo's spec. 

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2009 Volvo C30 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 227hp 2.5L I5 6-speed manual FWD

Volvo C30 in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 0    
55000 550 Prematurely worn CV boots 
69000  

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2008 Volvo C30

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel manual 2WD

Volvo C30 in Great Britain
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 10000    
53000 0 Failure of dual-mass flywheel. Flywheel and clutch assembly replaced under warranty. 
 

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2008 Volvo C30 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 227hp 2.5L I5 6-speed manual FWD

Volvo C30 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2013 79000    
80000 950 Clutch master cylinder failed 
83000  
Volvo C30 in Utah, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2009 12000    
15000 0 Transmission Replacement due to small noise. Dealer tried to figure out, but could not, so Volvo sent a new tranny for them to replace so Volvo could look at noisy one. 
 

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2008 Volvo C30 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 227hp 2.5L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volvo C30 in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 8000    
102000 500 had to have the CV boot replaced, original one was crack leaking grease 
118000  

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2008 Volvo C30 2dr Hatch

turbocharged 134hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual FWD

Volvo C30 in Great Britain
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 35000    
40000 1600 dmf (dual mass flywheel) failure. Not driver cause. Clutch replaced at same time. 
59000  

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