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Volvo V70 repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1958 repairs.

Volvo V70 engine repair cost distribution

Chart based on 410 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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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. 
80000 mi

US $141
Manifold hose broken, replaced 
83700 mi

US $381
Rough idle. Electronic throttle module intake manifold cleaned. Gas cap door would not open. Rear electronic module connector repaired and fuse replaced. 

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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 mi Atmospheric pressure sensor in gas tank replaced. 
47000 mi 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 mi 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 mi 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 mi

US $170
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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Volvo V70 Engine Problems

703 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Volvo V70. 299 of these members (42.5%) have reported engine repairs for their car. A total of 661 engine repairs to Volvo V70s--an average of 0.9 per vehicle--have been reported.

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