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2002 Volvo V70 Repair Histories

95 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2002 Volvo V70. 56 of these members (58.9%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 246 repairs to 2002 Volvo V70s--an average of 2.6 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Chart based on 246 repairs.

2002 Volvo V70 repair cost distribution

Chart based on 210 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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2002 Volvo V70

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Volvo V70 in Colorado, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2010
111000 mi US $300 Replaced worn/defective rear shocks;  Replaced worn/defective - one front, one rear sway bar link; Replaced worn/defective upper engine mount. 
112000   Replaced rear suspension springs. Replaced laggy turbo control valve with improved aftermarket part. 
112000   Completely replaced front suspension, partly due to suspected failure of components and also as preventative maintenance. Replaced worn front struts, springs with aftermarket, worn control arm bushings, spring seats PM, & strut mount bushings PM. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
79000 mi US $186 Leak developed in plastic top of fuel pump. Repaired under extended (10yr, 150K) warranty. Gasoline had leaked in under rear passenger seat, necessitating replacement of sound damping material which soaked up the leaked gasoline. ($168.00) 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2006 - Mar 2010
53976 mi US $444 Front and rear stabilizer links 
62599   Replaced upper engine torque mount 
73475   Front end rebuilt (Coil spring,Strut mount bushing, inner tie rod) 
75259   Alternator and tensioner 
88000   Diminished power steering fluid deemed to result from slight leak in the power steering pump though not significant enough to require replacement (yet) 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jul 2008 - Aug 2010
87000 mi   Air conditioning worked intermittantly. System was diagnosed as not holding adequate pressure. Passenger side mirror goes to default position (upwards). Diagnosis was that mirror may be incorrect one and/or may be software issue. ($100 estimate for software installation.) 
90000 US $800 New front brake discs New front and rear brake pads Two new rear position bulbs New power steering fluid reservoir and hose clamps (old reservoir leaked) 
94000   Transmission failed and was replaced with a re-manufactured one. 
94000   Emergency brake had parts that were loose. These were repaired. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Missouri, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
140000 mi US $120 New MAP sensor 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jan 2006 - Feb 2014
66333 mi US $47 cup plug for non-turbo equipped engine missing. Replaced plug. 
71857   Replaced faulty driver's door lock assembly 
72834   Key would not turn in ignition lock. Replaced faulty Ignition Lock Assembly. Repair cost did not include towing to shop for repair 
81190   Replaced loose front sway bar links replaced LH inner tie rod end 
83208   replaced thermostat replaced upper engine strut both covered under extended warranty 
97000   fuel door hinge replaced 
107245   Replaced timing belt,timing belt tensioner,serpentine belt Replaced leaking power steering reservoir 
110738   Evap cannister clogged, evap hoses starting to crack. Replaced valve and two hoses 
118000   LH low beam socket broken. Wired in new socket 
118000   left motor mount "sagging".Replaced 
123000   Ignition lock bound up internally,replaced lock cylinder. Note same problem occurred three years ago while under extended warranty. 
146000   Instrument cluster goes dead.Will come back when hitting a bump in road.Scanned for fault codes.Found DIM has internal fault,requires replacement.New instrument cluster,software downloaded 
151000   R&R bent suspension stay right rear. Shop says common with this model year, they keep the part in stock. Perform 4 wheel alignment due to replacement. 
159000   front brake hoses cracked. R&R hoses, bleed brake system, road test, recheck for leaks. 
168000   Voltage regulator failed. Replaced. Wife was at the store, and on the 1/2 mile drive home it "started running really bad." 
169000   Alternator clutch pulley bearing failed, destroyed serpentine belt. Replaces serpentine belt,acc.belt tensioner,alternator pulley. 
174000   remove right front wheel and axle.Remove damaged grease boot,grease,install new protective boot,reinstall axle and wheel 
Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
55000 mi US $1600 Replace lower bushing and tie rod 
62000   60,000 mile service including door latch 
80000   Needed rear main seal. Powers steering pump Struts New dash module. 
96000   New Dash board. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
127000 mi US $650 New window regulator for driver door window. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
90000 mi US $7000 Transmission went out and was replaced. It continues to have problems and the repair caused two more problems that had to be repaired. 
98000   Car was taken in for the window motor to be looked at. Mechanic said radiator needed to be replaced and was about to cause the engine to seize up. Repair would have cost $1400. window would not roll up. Cost $300 to be repaired. 

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2001.5 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Oct 2008 - Sep 2014
118000 mi £555 ETM replaced + Software upgrade. Brake pedal Position Sensor replaced = resulting in correct cruise control funtionality 
138500   Laid up for four years for a catastrophic fuel leak, flexible coupling between the filler and tank. Dealer said had to dismantle rear and, minimum 600. Found an independent specialist who knew a better way, replaced hose and clips for reasonable sum. 

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