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2006 Volvo S60 Repair Histories

101 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Volvo S60. 42 of these members (41.6%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 157 repairs to 2006 Volvo S60s--an average of 1.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 157 repairs.

2006 Volvo S60 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 48 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2006 Volvo S60

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Volvo S60 in California, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2011
83000 mi US $100 Air conditioner blowing warm air. 
94000   Replaced timing belt and water pump.  Also replace front and rear brakes along with the rear rotors. 
Volvo S60 in Alabama, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2010
35000 mi   Rear headrests would not retract. Climate control console was replaced under warranty, turns out there was a kinked wire. Problem is fixed now. 

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2006 Volvo S60 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo S60 in Oklahoma, United States
Jul 2009 - Sep 2014
24800 mi   Signal stalk replacement 
28000   premature leather dye failure revised valve body replacement 
33000   Driver seat popping noise nav software update interior A pillar noise. I think I fixed it by pressing/tapping on the A pillar trim. 
34000   Seat popped when turning left 
Volvo S60 in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2009 - Mar 2013
45880 mi   Door lock (was causing alarm malfunction). Steering stops noisy - lubed to fix. Driver seat creaking under load (eg. lean) - fixed by lube. 
49600   Leaking radiator Intercooler for turbo Valve body Angle gear (AWD) 
55560 C $600 High pitched whine from speakers when car is running (even if radio is off). Rear passenger door lock was defective (showed code) 
66540   Front wheel bearings replaced Struts and shocks defective/worn out. 
66960   Front 4C struts replaced under extended warranty and related spring seats (this part paid by owner). 
70680   Steering knuckle was failing 
74400   Front driveshafts were bad due to torn boots causing leak and contamination. 
81840   Blower motor required replacement (noisy) 
85560   Rear shocks need to be replaced 
88040   Replace rear shocks 
94240   Bad front strut Serviced PCV system including broken PCV hose 

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2006 Volvo S60 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 6-speed manual AWD

Volvo S60 in Minnesota, United States
Sep 2007 - Mar 2013
20000 mi   - vibration under braking from highway speeds - smoke from rear of engine bay after driving hard - Axle ping/clicking performing garage maneuvers (TNN77-08-2004-03-25) - Excessive leather wear on and excessive play of back of drivers seat - various in 
22500   One headlamp was vibrating badly and replaced. 
23300   Had to go to a second dealer to get headlamp repair done. 
24000   Wiring harness replaced after headlamp repair was done incorrectly and the accessory drive belt rubbed through some wiring! 
30600   - squeak/creak in suspension - distorted sound from front passenger door speakers at ANY volume - wind noise from corner of drivers door, seal isn't flush on door compared to passenger side 
35000   Outer tie rod end was loose and replaced. Door seals falling off and were replaced. Various interior rattles fixed. 
38500   Wheel bearings noisy and needed to be replaced AWD system failed and needed to be replaced Axles are clicking and were glued Cost was zero as it was covered by warranty 
39000   Had to visit a second dealer to get AWD system covered under warranty. 
57000   Clutch position sensor failed. Also, clutch pedal springs fell off the car. 
63000 US $70 Fuel lines became detached from car 
68000   Parking brake stuck on, immobilizing car. Outer tie rod was loose More parts in the parking brake system needed replacing. Brake was still dragging after first repair attempt. 
68000   The spline sleeve/collar and angle gear of the AWD system failed with a loud metallic BANG and had to be replaced. This is a very common failure for modern Volvo AWD systems and as such was easy for myself and the dealer to diagnose. 
88300   throttle body cleaned 
92000   Suspension was getting noisy and crashing somewhat over bumps. Various suspension parts replaced (bushings, mounts, etc). 
Volvo S60 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2008 - Sep 2014
38000 mi   AWD began slipping on initial takeoff under full throttle. Initial diagnosis was nothing wrong. AWD then failed 1 year later. Collar was broken and stuck to shaft, which warranted a new tranmission. The angle gear was also replaced. 
47200   Turn signal stalk replacement. 
112700 US $570 Front Left/Right Control Arm Bushings (F/R) 
114000   Intake camshaft reset solenoid valve had faulty connection and would not energize causing the engine to run in a low performance state. 
119000   2 Failed ignition coils. Replaced all 5 coil packs and all 5 spark plugs. 
Volvo S60 in California, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2009
50000 mi   Had to go in for faulty clutch position switch. took 3 days to repay. it threw everything off -- turbo, fan, intercooler, and engine timing. Fixed the switch, that worked. problem solved. prior to that, it would backfire, stutter on acceleration, and the  
50000   Clutch position switch replaced again. Right front strut replaced. Needed a software code reset to fix a faulty window that wouldn't roll up properly. 

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2006 Volvo S60 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 257hp 2.4L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volvo S60 in Texas, United States
Jan 2008 - Oct 2009
27000 mi   Problem on startup - engine cranking but not igniting right away. Faulty temperature sensor. 

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2006 Volvo S60 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo S60 in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2008 - Sep 2014
38000 mi US $110 MAF sensor causing CEL code. Monitored OBD2 output of MAF sensor to identify no response from MAF. 
92000   Worn bushing on sway bar link creaking & clunking on bumps. Replaced link, rotated tires and performed alignment as periodic maintenance.  
111000   Replace worn sway bar link. 
139000   Replaced right and left Axles/CV joints due to torn boots and noisy CV joints. 

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2006 Volvo S60 4dr Sedan

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo S60 in United Arab Emirates
Jan 2008 - Nov 2008
9300 mi   Fuel door hinge replaced. 
11160   Indicator relay in dashboard replaced. 

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