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2001 Volvo V70 Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

145 TrueDelta members own a 2001 Volvo V70. 34 of these members (23.4%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 43 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2001 Volvo V70s--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2001 Volvo V70 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2001 Volvo V70 problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2001 Volvo V70 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2001 Volvo V70 repairs by problem area

36% of the 2001 Volvo V70 repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 25% to the suspension, 15% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 1% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 440 repairs.

2001 Volvo V70 transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 2001 Volvo V70 transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 45% cost between $100 and $499, 25% between $500 and $999, 15% between $1000 and $2499, and 15% more than $2500.

Chart based on 20 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2001 Volvo V70 Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 106000    
117000 3457 Replaced right front Cv axle & inner CV boot. 
142000  

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 131000    
202000 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

Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 82000    
88000 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 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 628 Left front axle assembly replaced due to worn CV joints 
191000  
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 92000    
96000 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. 
133000  

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 99000    
100000 2100 front axle replacement. 
 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 75000    
76000 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. 
Volvo V70 in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 115000    
115000 0 shift flares in lower gears previous owner had paid for software download too expensive to replace transmission 
Volvo in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2007 166000    
168000 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

Volvo V70 in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2007 77000    
84000 250 Transmission shifting roughly. Dealer flushed transmission and reprogrammed ECU 
 
Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2009 83000    
84000 100 car hesitates while driving Hesitation was fixed by Volvo corporate -- this complaint had come in before on many V70s. 
 

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