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2000 Volvo V70 repairs by problem area

Engine (37%)

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%)

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2000 Volvo V70 transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (20%)

$1000 - $2499 (20%)

$500 - $999 (60%)

$100 - $499 (0%)

< $100 (0%)

Chart based on 5 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2000 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

99040 mi

C $150
Software update 
99820 mi

C $1000
transmission. Maintenance items. All good now. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 261hp 2.3L I5 4-speed automatic AWD

136000 mi

US $1500
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. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 190hp 2.4L I5 4-speed automatic FWD

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

163000 mi

US $90
transmission hose line replacement 
182000 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. 
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  
140700 mi

US $150
transfer case was broken; removed rear driveshaft to convert to FWD 
112000 mi

US $615
Replaced broken shiftlock button on gear shift selector. 
112500 mi

US $690
Replaced broken driver's side front axle shaft. 
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 
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. 
160300 mi

US $5000
Transmission died. $2,600 for a reman from Volvo. $2,000 labor. 
162000 mi

US $3800
Transmission went out. Install rebuilt transmission. 
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. 
142000 mi

US $350
I replaced my front CV Axles. No shop, I did the work myself in about an hour. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

162-horsepower 2.4L I5 4-speed automatic FWD

158000 mi

US $410
replaced AWD drive shaft 
120000 mi

US $100
Automatic transmission - Rough gear shifts  
122000 mi

US $216
Automatic transmission was jumping into gear. Auto Transmission fluid was replaced. 
127000 mi

US $852
Transmission jumping/lurching when up shifting & downshifting after 30 min of driving. Transmission fluid replaced. Problem reduced, not eliminated. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

163000 mi

US $3500
Transmission had to be rebuilt 
178000 mi

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

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2000 Volvo V70 Transmission Problems

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