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2001 Volvo V70 transmission repair cost distribution

Chart based on 21 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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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

117000 mi

US $3457
Replaced right front Cv axle & inner CV boot. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 5-speed manual FWD

202000 mi

US $1600
Axle boot split, axle was dry, replaced axle shaft 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

88000 mi

US $123
Internal transmission component broke (likely parking gear), resulting in loud rattle noise on operation. Entire transmission replaced. Charge is for diagnostic work for CEL. 
151000 mi

US $450
Passenger-side front drive axle CV joint(s) worn and causing vibration under accelleration/load. Replaced worn axle/CV unit with remanufactured unit. 
184700 mi

US $628
Left front axle assembly replaced due to worn CV joints 
96000 mi

US $1360
Transmission would "clunk" when shifting from reverse to drive when warm. It would typcially take approximately 5 seconds to engage into drive when warm. Also had a lurching problem during freeway driving while at speed. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

100000 mi

US $2100
front axle replacement. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

78000 mi

US $500
Went in to fix a suspension issue, but the transmission was going and the oil compression was apparently bad and they told me it would cost more to fix the car than it was worth. 
116000 mi shift flares in lower gears previous owner had paid for software download too expensive to replace transmission 
168000 mi

US $4000
Transmission failure required complete replacement. Also replaced a front drive line. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

84000 mi

US $250
Transmission shifting roughly. Dealer flushed transmission and reprogrammed ECU 
84000 mi

US $100
car hesitates while driving Hesitation was fixed by Volvo corporate -- this complaint had come in before on many V70s. 

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2001 Volvo V70 Transmission Problems

152 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2001 Volvo V70. 31 of these members (20.4%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 48 transmission repairs to 2001 Volvo V70s--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

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