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2000 Volvo V70 repairs by problem area

Engine (38%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (17%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (2%)

Other (4%)

Chart based on 224 repairs.

2000 Volvo V70 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (36%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (5%)

Chart based on 66 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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2000 Volvo V70

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Volvo V70 in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2012 - Sep 2012
Aug 2012

99040 mi

C $150
Software update 
Sep 2012

99820 mi

C $1000
Lots of repairs due to neglected vehicle, including alternator, brakes,  engine mount, electrical/electronic issues,  transmission. Maintenance items. All good now. 
Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2011
Aug 2011

133000 mi

US $200
Driver window master switch replaced 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

141000 mi

US $145
Right ball joint/control arm replaced. Mass Air Flow sensor removed and cleaned. Solved problem 
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2013 - Nov 2013
Nov 2013

217000 mi
I didn't repair my car at the end. The mechanic said that there was a leak in the plastic coolant part and another section was also leaking coolant, that it would be too expensive to fix. He said it was time to get rid of the car. 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
May 2009 - Aug 2011
Jun 2009

199000 mi

US $300
Cooling fan stopped working resulting to car running hot. Replaced cooling fan and also coolant, thermostat, and upper and lower radiator hoses.  Car also ran rough, replaced coil in cyl. no. 3. 
Sep 2009

204000 mi

US $150
Vibration and noise in front end, found to be a faulty engine mount(front right). Replaced. Also a vibration in front tire. While up on a lift found a faulty right rear control arm and an exhaust shield falling off, both are unrepaired as of now. 
Mar 2010

212000 mi

US $350
T-Belt had excessive wear after only 2K miles, found while replacing spark plugs. Problem diagnosed as faulty pulley pushing belt into engine. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 261hp 2.3L I5 4-speed automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2014
Mar 2011

139000 mi

US $440
suspension issue, replaced a couple of strut associated parts had to replace the overflow tank on cooling system 
Sep 2011

150000 mi

US $50
one of the coils failed and the car would only run about 30mph and ran very rough. Had towed and the repair was done in half a day and for $50 
Jan 2012

152700 mi

US $125
Strange as it may seem a second coil issue-unbeknownst to me each cylinder has a coil of its own (per our Volvo mechanic). 
May 2012

157300 mi

US $110
Right strut "broke" at the top 
Dec 2012

172000 mi

US $110
right front strut failed (knew it was gonna) when had to have left front done, they said right would need it soon and they were right! 
Feb 2013

175000 mi

US $150
ANOTHER coil failed. That makes three of the five in last 14 months. 
Jun 2014

186000 mi

US $20
I had to replace the tailgate struts and install a "rattle" kit that is offered to keep the back panel on the tailgate. The two apparently go hand in hand as issues, I read as i researched the prob and solution(s) 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2008 - Oct 2010
Mar 2009

119000 mi

US $60
Cooling system thermostat failed shut. 
Aug 2010

136000 mi

US $1650
Aisin Warner AW55-51SN Automatic Transmission shifting erractically and clunking between gears and in/out of park. Replaced valve body. Shifting is much improved; still a bit of clunking. Front suspension Strut Mount Top rubber seats both failed - rubber around metal bushing failed. Happens about every three years....also replaced sway bar end links since the last two times they were also bad. 
Sep 2010

137000 mi

US $22
Coolant Expansion Tank lower hose failed -- leaking badly. Replaced hose. 
Oct 2010

137000 mi

US $100
Coolant reservoir tank outlet flange failed (plastic too old?). New hose would not maintain a seal. Replaced tank. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 190hp 2.4L I5 4-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Dec 2011 - Jun 2014
May 2014

125000 mi
both front cv bushes changed for new ones 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 190hp 2.4L I5 4-speed automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Feb 2011 - Aug 2011
Mar 2011

198000 mi

US $150
2 repairs required. Replaced tube from Coolant Tank. Added liquid product to reseal radiator (the s--- actually worked, for now). I replaced one ignition coil. Simple swap out of parts. Bought "off brand" from Kragen. Works fine. 
Aug 2011

199000 mi

US $85
Need to repair ABS Module. 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Dec 2010 - Apr 2011
Feb 2011

115500 mi

US $50
ENGINE CODE 0128 RADIATOR COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR FAULTY RESULTING IN HARD COLD STARTUP. REPLACED SENSOR AND THERMOSTAT. PROBLEM SOLVED. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2010 - Jul 2011
Jan 2011

111000 mi

US $313
Replace LF inner tie rod and alignment 
Feb 2011

112000 mi

US $950
Engine light on - Code pointed at catalytic converter. Told to try to clean injectors and PCV system. Replace timing belt and tensioner. Engine light came on two days after pickup. Thinking either catalytic or O2 sensors. 
Jul 2011

113000 mi

US $420
Engine light still on from previous problem. Replaced rear oxy sensor but light is still on. Ordered Cat. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Mar 2015 - Feb 2016
Feb 2016

152000 mi
evaporative emissions never went away. just kept the fuel tank full and passed smog :) 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2015
Sep 2008

139000 mi

US $400
Replaced cam adjust solenoid and spark plug coil. 
Jun 2009

152000 mi

US $1340
ETS light on.Car went into "limp home" mode.Towed to Volvo dealer.Scanned with computer & said it was battery cable problem although other fault codes pointed to Elect. Throttle Mod.(which was under warranty).Replaced 1 battery cable myself.Prob.not fixed 2nd trip in a week for Electronic Throttle Module problem.Dealer said it was bad battery cables and replaced 2 for $576. ETM under warranty but they refuse to replace. Picked up car and broke down again the next day. Volvo dealer wanted to perform ETM cleaning ($550)and then replace PVC ($600) before replacing ETM under warranty. I removed the ETM myself and had it rebuilt by firm in Colorado for $600 plus shipping. Replaced it,problem solved. Not happy with Volvo. 
Jul 2009

153000 mi

US $75
Replaced broken (worn out) upper motor mount 
Oct 2009

158000 mi

US $500
Drive shaft to rear wheel had a bad CV Joint that was making a lot of noise and needed to be replaced. Part was $280 + labor $220. 
Jan 2010

160300 mi

US $5000
Transmission died. $2,600 for a reman from Volvo. $2,000 labor. 
Jul 2010

162000 mi

US $3800
Transmission went out. Install rebuilt transmission. Replace motor mounts. Replace tie rod ends. 
Sep 2010

162000 mi

US $140
ETS light came on. Dealer recommended replacing ETM unit. I diagnosed low voltage to ETM. Possibly needing new generator.... Noise coming from front rt. wheel area. Dealer rec. replacing struts and ball joint. 
Jan 2011

165300 mi

US $130
Coolant needed to be added frequently. Smelled antifreeze when heater turned on. Found leaked antifreeze under driver & passenger floor mats. Replaced heater core. 
Mar 2011

166000 mi

US $70
Thermostat and Coolant Temp Sensor failed. Replaced both. 
Aug 2012

179000 mi

US $500
Car runs rough. check engine light came on. gave codes for throttle position sensor 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2015
Mar 2015

122000 mi

US $175
Alternator replacement 
May 2015

123000 mi

US $170
Car was losing coolant. Replaced radiator, thermostat, and coolant temp. sensor. 
Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2013
Jan 2013

140000 mi

US $150
transfer case was broken; removed rear driveshaft to convert to FWD 
Volvo V70 in Texas, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

145000 mi

US $450
Went in to recharge a/c as it wouldn't stay cold after approx. 5 minutes of driving. Mechanic said it needed the compresser replaced for 1,000 instead.  Paid 450. for 2 tires, oil change, left headlight replaced and spare tire replaced 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2013 - Dec 2014
Dec 2013

163000 mi

US $90
transmission hose line replacement 
Dec 2014

175000 mi
Reverse gear went out and then all forward gears. Too costly to repair time to junk it. First Volvo of the past 19 Volvo's that my family and I have had to junk. I usually sell them prior to things going completely south. 
Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Jun 2012 - Mar 2013
Jul 2012

113000 mi
Replace front tie rods both sides 
Volvo V70 in Maryland, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2011
Oct 2010

104000 mi

US $148
car needed a viscous coupling, Part was $1400.00. Had them take out the rear drive shaft?...turned into a front wheel drive instead of AWD...car works great and it cost $148.00  
Dec 2010

106000 mi

US $148
car needs a new rear seal to stop oil leak and later, I'm told, probably a new head gasket 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2013
Dec 2012

146000 mi

US $140
Bad ABS control module. Removed, repiared cold solder joints. Still broke. Looking for new one. 
Jul 2013

156000 mi

US $120
Bad spring seat on RF strut. replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Dec 2013 - Jun 2015
Jan 2014

186700 mi

US $290
Thermostat stuck needed replacing Electronic seat swich needed to be replaced. 
Dec 2014

193000 mi

US $600
Passenger door wont open. Replaced door latch. skid plate, under radiator, fell off. Replaced it. 
Jun 2015

195000 mi

US $59
Brought car in with a dead battery. Diagnostics showed the battery was fine after recharging. This did not fix the problem. see next service call Second time bringing car in with dead battery. This time they replaced the battery and all is well. 
Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
Nov 2010

120000 mi

US $1600
Head gasket replacement 
Mar 2011

123000 mi

US $65
Coolant hose replaced 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Dec 2009 - May 2012
Jan 2010

106000 mi

US $750
Leaking radiator replaced. 
May 2010

107000 mi

US $230
Replaced inner tie rod 
Oct 2010

112000 mi

US $615
Replaced broken shiftlock button on gear shift selector. Rear tailgate anchor clips. Torn upper engine mount. Sway bar end link. 
Nov 2010

112500 mi

US $690
Replaced broken driver's side front axle shaft. 
Mar 2011

115486 mi

US $459
Replaced left front upper strut mount; adjusted parking brake 
Oct 2011

118000 mi

US $1713
Replaced heater core. Replaced left front brake caliper (seized), both front brake hoses, front pads, rotors, left outer tie rod end.  
Mar 2012

122000 mi

US $318
Right headlight assembly reflective coating deteriorated; would not pass inspection without repair. 
Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Jun 2009 - Oct 2009
Jul 2009

92000 mi

US $1200
Diagnosed and replaced speed sensor in wheels/brakes - related to ABS false readings. Replaced parking brake cable 
Sep 2009

98000 mi

US $300
Oxygen sensor replaced because of CEL. CEL came back on. Unresolved CEL when sold. 
Volvo V70 in Vermont, United States
Dec 2009 - Sep 2011
Jan 2010

154000 mi

US $55
Car won't start. No lights, no turnover. Nothing. AAA arrived and tested battery. Battery fine. Towed to dealer. After 2 days, dealer looked at it. NO code. No details. Started without incident. No resolution. 
Feb 2010

155000 mi

US $300
Front tie rods replaced. 
Jun 2010

162000 mi

US $400
Wiring to rear plate bulb severed within the rear hatch. Cannot be soldered dependably. Invasive replacement. $400 estimate to replace all wiring through rear hatch. 
Sep 2010

167000 mi

US $300
New arm brackets for ball joints. 
Nov 2010

170000 mi

US $33
Brakes & rotors, front & back need replacement. Engine mount also needs replacement. 
Dec 2010

171000 mi

US $900
New Engine Mount. Also all brakes and rotors. 
Feb 2011

174000 mi

US $786
Radiator cracked. Leaking anti-freeze. Problem worsened as days went on. Replaced ant-freeze every 36 hrs. Radiator replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2008 - Nov 2011
Jun 2009

118000 mi

US $230
Idle speed was fluctuating, almost cutting out. Dealer cleaned throttle. 
Dec 2009

128000 mi

US $1200
Engine quit shortly after re-fueling. Shop diagnosed fuel pump-replaced 
Jun 2010

131000 mi

US $417
radiator was leaking. Replaced 
Sep 2010

135000 mi

US $70
Alternator quit charging. Had it rebuilt. 
Dec 2010

135000 mi

US $140
Car would not run. Fuel pump relay replaced 
Jun 2011

139000 mi

US $300
A malfunctioning coil, or power pack, for one of the spark plugs was replaced. The spark plugs were also replaced as routine maintenance. 
Oct 2011

140000 mi

US $150
water reservoir leaking; replaced 
Nov 2011

140000 mi
The Volvo developed engine trouble while I was traveling, a dead miss. After I figured out it was a mechanical problem, perhaps a burnt valve or low compression, I decided to trade it. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2015
May 2009

126000 mi

US $1800
Drive shaft was broken where it meets the angle gear. While in shop, the main suspension parts were replaced as well. Struts, shocks were replaced as the car was noticeably getting more bouncy on bumps and swayed more around corners. This is the first suspension job in the 9 years of the car's life. 
Dec 2009

132000 mi
I replaced the steering inner and outer tie rods myself then took the car in for an alignment. 
Jun 2010

142000 mi

US $350
I replaced my front CV Axles. No shop, I did the work myself in about an hour. 
Volvo V70 in Hawaii, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2013
Dec 2008

110000 mi

US $350
Cracked coolant reservoir causing slow loss of coolant 
Jun 2009

119000 mi
"u-joint noise" in driveline. Shop removed angel gear and prop shaft for rear AWD car running as FWD only awaiting parts and resolution 
Aug 2009

122000 mi

US $250
Car has a design flaw. With factory roof rack rain water pools along trim above drivers door.When drivers electric window is opened in inclement weather, water drips onto window switch panel in door arm rest. Durable though, lasted 9 yrs and 120Kmiles! 
Sep 2009

123000 mi

US $120
Power steering fluid line was leaking at the return flange on the power steering rack. Tightened fitting, topped off reservoir and drove away. Leak was severe enough that fluid had to be added @ 20 mile intervals en route to shop. 
Mar 2010

132000 mi

US $300
Replaced front rotors and pads(ceramic). Rear pads (OEM). Replaced faulty window switch previously replaced at 120K +/- 
Jul 2010

142000 mi

US $250
Remote locking acting up. Front passenger door intermittently will not close without 10 or more clicks on remote, drivers door requires key from time to time (remote will not open) Ordered parts. 
Aug 2010

142500 mi

US $600
Multiple spark plug mounted Bosch ignition "magentos" replaced 
Sep 2010

143000 mi
Radiator tank cracked allowing slow loss of coolant. Shop says this is common problem w/this system after 10 yrs or so. Consider 10 yrs of trouble free cooling better than average service life for radiatiors in high corrosion area (Hawaii) 
Nov 2010

145000 mi

US $900
Ball joints/Tie rod ends worn. after 11 yrs and 150KMiles pretty good service. Installed door actuator, which was not the correct part. Resolved with a mechanical adjustment. 
Dec 2010

146000 mi

US $700
Leaking front strut/shock. Replaced.  
May 2011

152000 mi

US $270
Replaced lock module on passenger door--door window/lock controller in the armrest. Starter relay replaced 
Mar 2013

158000 mi
power locks on two doors failing, only work intermittently. Diagnosed, ordered part. 
Volvo V70 in Rhode Island, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

187000 mi

US $2450
Head Gasket replaced Radiator replaced Turbo replaced  
Nov 2010

188300 mi

US $847
Power steering rack seal failed 
Dec 2010

189000 mi

US $250
Wheel Bearing & Hub 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2011 - Jun 2015
Oct 2011

116500 mi
ABS module re-solder. 
Dec 2011

118000 mi

US $300
Key fob - replaced, reprogrammed 
Jan 2012

119000 mi

US $800
front hubs front control arms replaced 
Mar 2012

120000 mi

US $30
Tailgate wiring broken due to bad design and materials. Discovered while trying to figure out why the tailgate wouldn't lock and unlock. But fixing the wiring didn't fix the actuator. Tailgate lock actuator quit working. Finally traced to bad soldering / solder. 
Nov 2012

125300 mi

US $250
Emergency brake fell apart 
Apr 2013

128700 mi

US $240
oxygen sensor 
Jun 2013

130000 mi
Front drivers side and rear passenger side window switch fried. 
May 2014

136000 mi

US $400
Struts, shocks, spring seats, stuck front caliper pins, outer tie rod end (Moog brand - lasted less than 15000 miles ...), inner tie rod rubber boot, 
Dec 2014

139000 mi

US $60
Inner tie-rod ends. 
May 2015

141000 mi

US $100
Two speakers quit. Replaced the speakers. Door trim fell apart. 
Jun 2015

142000 mi
Door lock actuator wouldn't work in warm weather. Thermal fuse replaced. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

162-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Jul 2010 - Oct 2010
Aug 2010

117000 mi

US $200
Power Steering hose leak - defective hose needed replacement. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

162-horsepower 2.4L I5 4-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

83000 mi

US $400
strut mount  
Mar 2010

83000 mi

US $120
heater core replaced 
Sep 2010

87000 mi

US $700
ETM and MAF 
Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010

125500 mi
The electronic throttle module is defective, common in Volvos 99-2002, causes engine to hesitate. Very expensive to repair, 900 dollars. 
Jun 2011

135000 mi
Needed electronic throttle module when sold. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2009 - Dec 2012
Dec 2010

145000 mi

US $70
Sensor wire came off the starter causing car not to start. Reattached. 
Jan 2011

146000 mi

US $180
Stuck brake caliper. Replaced caliper with rebuilt one. Broken motor mount replaced. 
Mar 2012

152000 mi

US $135
replaced leaking heater core replace thermostat 
Nov 2012

158000 mi

US $410
replaced AWD drive shaft 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2014
Jul 2012

133000 mi
Hatch lock stopped working. Wire Harness had a break and was repaired with a butt splice. 
Nov 2012

133000 mi

US $432
Radiator Leak. New Radiator installed. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jul 2009 - Jul 2012
Aug 2009

159000 mi

US $939
Dash lights (Check Engine, ABS, ETS, Brake) had all come on. The dealership wanted $1,800 to replace two modules (ABS & ETS). I went to an independent for a 2nd opinion. Paid to have frayed battery cable replaced to see if that would take care of the issue. It didn't as the ABS and Check Engine lights are still on. The car went back to the shop today for additional work. 
Sep 2009

161000 mi
The ETS module went out. Volvo covered the replacement work as part of a class action suit settlement. 
Sep 2010

176000 mi

US $1600
Replaced steering components. Replaced heater core, and rear brakes/pads. 
Mar 2011

184000 mi

US $578
Thermostat was replaced with new coolant.  Also fixed squeaky rear panel on tailgate. 
Apr 2011

185000 mi

US $1800
Replaced loose support part under the rear of the car. Replaced defective window switch on right front passenger window. 
Sep 2011

192000 mi

US $95
Turn indicator and hazard lights switch died. Replaced the switch. 
Nov 2011

194000 mi

US $1000
Replaced heater core. 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2008 - Mar 2015
Feb 2009

116000 mi

US $550
Power steering pump replaced. 
Sep 2009

120000 mi

US $100
Automatic transmission - Rough gear shifts  
Oct 2009

122000 mi

US $578
Check engine light came on. Cause was an evaporator hose leak and R&R canister shut-off valve malfunction. Hose and shut-off valve replaced. Automatic transmission was jumping into gear. Auto Transmission fluid was replaced. 
Mar 2010

127000 mi

US $852
RHR suspension anchor replaced RH rear muffler hanger replaced RH front brake hose torn. Hose replaced. RPMs dipped when coming to a stop. Throttle body cleaned. Transmission jumping/lurching when up shifting & downshifting after 30 min of driving. Transmission fluid replaced. Problem reduced, not eliminated. 
Jun 2010

129000 mi

US $150
ETS light on intermittently, codes checked did not indicate ETS issue but did report faulty brake pedal switch. Switch replaced, ETS light continues to come on intermittently every 2-3 days. 
Mar 2011

136000 mi

US $800
Rear brake caliper seized. Caliper and rear rotors replaced. Front brake hose leak found. Hose was replaced. Pinhole leak in coolant bottle. Coolant bottle replaced. Small coolant leak found in heater core. No action taken. 
Oct 2011

143000 mi

US $105
Secure loose knee panel under steering wheel Diagnose intermittent ETS light. Scanner error code indicated faulty brake booster sensor 
Jul 2012

150700 mi

US $500
Heater fan and resistor replaced 
Jan 2013

154700 mi

US $200
Drivers side window switch failed, replaced. 
Jul 2013

158000 mi

US $400
Brake booster switch failed, replaced Positive battery cable, alternator cable deteriorating, replaced 
May 2014

165300 mi

US $322
Inner tie rod failed inspection 
Sep 2014

168000 mi

US $894
O2 sensor failed, replaced. Driver's door stop broken and replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2009 - Dec 2012
Sep 2011

128000 mi

US $20
Seat belt would not rewind and caused rear seat to jam. 
Nov 2011

129000 mi

US $200
Ventilation was not shifting from defrost to vent to floor. "repair" involved disassmebly and reconnecting all of the control wires. Venting now working correctly. Also problem with speakers on drivers door corrected and now working. 
Jan 2012

130700 mi

US $130
Thermostat failed open 

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2000 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2008 - Dec 2008
Sep 2008

178000 mi

US $200
AWD drivetrain worn out. shop removed from car (now a FWD car). 
Dec 2008

178000 mi
Over $10k of pending repairs when I junked it...catalytic converter, oxygen sensor, etc. leaky sunroof Needed new alternator. Needed new fuel pump. Short in radio. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

163000 mi

US $3500
Transmission had to be rebuilt 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Aug 2008 - Jul 2009
Jun 2009

150000 mi

US $137
CEL on - diagnosed as bad cam sensor and hub.  Electronic climate control and A/C not functioning. Bad blower motor. RF frozen brake caliper. Leaking rear mail seal and cam housing. 
Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Aug 2009 - Sep 2014
Sep 2009

139000 mi
Replaced both anti roll bar drop links 
Jul 2014

172300 mi

£60
Turbo pressure pipe leak at junction of turbo 
Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Jul 2009 - Sep 2009
Sep 2009

145000 mi

US $100
Turbocharger was failing. This car was the most expensive car for repairs I ever owned. Had transmission replaced 5-2004, $4500. Something always wrong with it. I would guess I spent close to $15.000.00 over the 7 years just in repairs not maintenance. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Feb 2011 - Sep 2013
Apr 2011

100000 mi

£252
Due to damage by debris on motorway a/c radiator was damaged which caused leak and ultimately the a/c pump seizing. Car needed to be driven for 7 hours in order to get home (from France to UK) with pulley noisy. Oil leak from turbo return pipe, minimal problem. 
Mar 2013

120000 mi
Loose anti roll bar link 
Sep 2013

121000 mi

£120
Brake hoses worn, replacement required 

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2000 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Nov 2011 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

117000 mi

US $40
Window switch stopped working. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2009 - Jul 2009
May 2009

121000 mi

US $125
ABS contol unit went bad, replaced by owner. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2015
May 2009

158000 mi

US $230
Alternator replaced heater core replaced 
Aug 2009

160000 mi

US $167
rear brakes. replaced pads, rotors and hardware. 
Mar 2010

165000 mi

US $40
tie rod 
Oct 2011

178700 mi

US $260
replaced muffler and tail piece 
Dec 2011

180000 mi
Replaced ignition tumbler 

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