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Volvo V70 Engine Problems

674 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Volvo V70. 281 of these members (41.7%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 598 engine repairs to Volvo V70s--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Volvo V70 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Chart based on 1770 repairs.

Volvo V70 engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 375 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 Volvo V70 repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.

2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

21700 mi   Software download to correct check engine light malfunction. 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

27000 mi   Very annoying problem, where dealer insisted I had left cap off, triggerng a flag for tank atmospheric question. Took it in three times before I convinced them it was a emission control fault. 
29000   Atmospheric pressure sensor in gas tank replaced. 
47000   Driver information center advised fuel cap loose. Fuel pressurization pump previously replaced for this problem. Check engine light lit after three restarts. This time dealer reflashed the computer. 
88000   V70 has had some sort of problem with gas tank sensor from the start. It's been to Volvo 4 times when it was under warranty, and they spent significant money trying to fix it. I finally just got a $60 dollar scanner to reset the light. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

49000 mi   Vehicle stalled, cranked but wouldn't restart...towed to dealer, ECM replaced. All covered under CPO warranty, dealer provided loaner vehicle. 
61000   Car stalled, towed to dealer, ECM replaced, all covered under CPO. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 5-speed manual FWD

58000 mi US $45 Boost control solenoid bad -- removed and replaced with new unit. Subtle issue -- only apparent a wide open throttle. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

53000 mi US $420 replaced electric cooling fan 
60000   Replaced cracked upper engine mount and bushing with an OEM Volvo upper engine mount and bushing. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

30000 mi   Upgrade software Turbo valves were replaced per customer noticing car had slight surging when climbing hills in mtns. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

80000 mi US $3850 Needed rear main seal. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

177000 mi US $3800 Burned exhaust valve 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 4WD

91000 mi US $200 engine running rough, fixed. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

87000 mi   Electronic Throttle Module failed, as it does 99.9% of the time with this model of Volvo. 

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