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2001 Volvo S80 Engine Problems

37 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2001 Volvo S80. 14 of these members (37.8%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 25 engine repairs to 2001 Volvo S80s--an average of 0.7 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2001 Volvo S80

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142000 mi US $1200 front cam leak, had to replace seals, clean timing belt and change oil to correct oil leak problem. Never had had any problems until I took it to Genuine Car Care and they did not have proper tools. After 2 hrs, I had to take it to dealer. 

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2001 Volvo S80 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 268hp 2.8L I6 4-speed shiftable automatic FWD

137000 mi US $500 oil sump (etm) clogged, oil lines clogged, turbo's will be inspected, water leak at cooling line for turbo's Need to check catalytic converter for oil by pass (clogged) Will not start would like input from someone who has experienced this 
77500 $500 Head Gasket Repair. Radiator leakage repairs. 
79140   Bought New Cylinder Head, repaired Cooling Fan electrical System and repaired Leaking Radiator 
84900   Fuel Line repairs 
199000 US $1300 Leaking exhaust system. Requires replacement of entire exhaust behind catalytic converter. 
99000 US $600 Throttle response at initial application sluggish. PCV/Flame trap replaced. Throttle response normal after repair. 

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2001 Volvo S80 4dr Sedan

194-horsepower 2.9L I6 4-speed automatic FWD

91700 mi US $950 Throttle body, gasket and compouter upgrades 
199000 US $426 Timing belt was getting frayed; needed replacing. Also recommended I replace water pump while in there. 
220000   Replaced oil seal assembly and balance shaft 
222000   Replaced air cleaner hot box. Car idle fluctuates harshly when car is warmed up. Dealer said it was either this part of an O2 sensor. I elected to attempt the less costly repair first. Was not successful in solving problem 
224700   Cleaning throttle body housing. This solved the rough idling problem completely. Front o2 sensors replaced. Dealer recommended replacing as a possible result of the rough idling problem. It did not solve the problem but needed replacement anyway. 
142000 US $114 Oxygen semsor rear on bank 2. Bought one frm FCP Groton, dropped exhaust to access sensor. 
108000 US $300 Replace two O2 sensors 
112000   Replaced ETM under extended warranty 
146000   Replace washers on heater core that was leaking. 

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2001 Volvo S80 4-door

5-cylinder manual 2WD

104000 mi   Electronic Throttle Body cleaned. Symptom - car stalls, uneven revs. Possibly to be cleaned again soon. When in garage, there was another S80 with the same problem! 

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