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Volvo V70 repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (18%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (5%)

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Volvo V70 transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (12%)

$1000 - $2499 (14%)

$500 - $999 (21%)

$100 - $499 (38%)

< $100 (14%)

Chart based on 191 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2009 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

235-horsepower 3.2L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

110000 mi

US $1800
repair leaking cv joint, reseal. 

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2007 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel 6-speed manual FWD

12570 mi Dual mass flywheel developed fault - knocking and clatter at idle. Worse when cold, noise reduced when clutch pedal depressed. Manual gearbox removed and DMF examined. Found to be outside of manufacturers tolerances for play. Replaced under warranty. 
21500 mi

£20
Clicking noise when moving forwards or backwards from a standstill. Noise is from both front driveshaft splines where they enter the hub. New plastic/rubber lip seals fitted between shaft and hub & new stretch bolts fitted to driveshafts. 

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2007 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

91500 mi

US $923
Old CV joint boots split and oil spraying out. Replaced left and right CV boots and sway bars. 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 6-speed manual AWD

53320 mi

C $100
oil seal leakage of the "bevel gear". Dealer says sleeve was not damaged but new sleeve is part of oil seal kit so it was replaced. 
64160 mi

C $1684
replaced cracked inner & outer axle boots RH 
71920 mi

C $3466
Axel seal (FL) minor leak repair 
71920 mi

C $3200
Throw-out bearing failed. Clutch covered with fluid & throw-out ball bearings destroyed the position sensor & sensor marks on flywheel. Replaced throw-out, clutch, flywheel, rear main seal, inner RH driveshaft seal. Alignment. 
35000 mi Humming from the front of the car which would go away when the driver braked slightly or accelerated. 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

129000 mi

US $800
Had hard and erratic shifting and needed to do the 127,500 miles service. they updated software and flushed trans. Worked great for week now issue back worse 
132000 mi Transmission never fixed. Crooked dealer was forced to take the car back after they tried to get me to commit warranty fraud. 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

107020 mi

C $900
all wheel drive was not engaging. Spindle in Angle Gearhas to be replaced 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

117000 mi

US $1500
New clutch, slave cylinder, pressure plate 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

68000 mi Brought car in a year ago under warranty, they said no problem. Came back now with same symptoms, say I need a new transmission @65,000 miles! No paperwork at the shop for investigating a year ago. Looking into my options. 
69000 mi After the DEM, sensor, airconditioning (had to send back twice), the transmission needed to be replaced. WHAT A NIGHTMARE. VOLVO will only give 1 year warranty. 

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2005 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

52080 mi rear propeller shaft seal was replaced and lubed. 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 6-speed manual AWD

74400 mi

C $520
front left CV boot had split 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

104000 mi

US $3050
Purchased the car from a private seller, and the transmission started slipping about 1 month later. I had to replace the entire transmission. 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

55800 mi

€3500
Change of the transmission with refurbished one. Still evaluating replacement. 
206000 mi lost reverse 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

82000 mi Outer axle boots torn and leaking. Boots were replaced prior to any axle damage. 
110000 mi Engine was hesitating at acceleration and deceleration. Diagnostics determined that the transmission needed replacement. 
177000 mi

US $115
The shift lever broke. Could only shift between drive and neutral gears. Bought new shift lever assy at dealer and installed. 

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2005 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

85000 mi

US $250
When shifting into drive, there is a very audible "click" coming from the perceived right front wheel area. 

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2005 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 2WD

99000 mi

US $1000
Front axles and boots 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 6-speed manual AWD

123000 mi

US $5000
clutch slave cylinder started to leak. Replaced clutch and flywheel as a part of the procedure 
66000 mi

US $1799
Squealing noise noticed at idle, I assumed it was related to serpentine belt, but unfortunately it was failed clutch Pilot Bearing/Throwout Bearing. Replaced clutch assembly (including still serviceable clutch plate). 
69000 mi Clutch replaced 9 months ago after which angle gear oil leak immediately occurred. Now angle gear leaking again. Dealer didn't know why it was leaking but replaced the "crown seal"; told me to take it home and watch fur further leak. 
40000 mi

US $515
Slave cylinder failed causing clutch to fail. Slave cylinder and whole clutch were replaced. Volvo North America paid for about $2000 of repair, I was responsible for $513. Not a bad deal considering car was out of warranty (in service in Febuary 2004) 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

131000 mi

US $300
replaced right drive axle account torn boots 
73000 mi

US $2700
All wheel drive gear was stripped as was the sleeve. Am becoming very disappointed in this car. That is over $8000.00 in recent repairs with a car that only has a little over 73,000 miles on it....... 
95940 mi

€1700
AWD stopped to work. Car was only FWD. The teeth of sleeve which connect the transmission to angle gear were worn out. Also the theet of angel gear were worn. Replaced connection sleeve and angel gear. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 5-speed manual FWD

86000 mi

US $1100
Leaking output seal, oil noted on transmission housing. R&R. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

106000 mi

US $3400
Transmission failing to shift to third gear, sometimes spinning, sometimes hard downshifting. Shop suggested changing the transmission valve body rather than replacing the whole tranny. Seems to have worked. 
153300 mi

US $313
Broken axle. Replaced with OEM refurbished unit. New was six times the cost with the same warranty! 
40000 mi Auto transmission shift flare. 
61000 mi

US $141
Front button on gearshift broke apart. Dealer had to replace gearshift knob/handle assembly. $90.00 for parts and $50.00 labor. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

76880 mi

C $300
Axle bolts had to be retightened to eliminate ping on acceleration and deceleration. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 161hp 2.4L I5 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

168020 mi

€700
Also replaced both gaiters left driveshaft. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

102300 mi

US $550
Had to have both drive axles replaced as well as a new crankshaft gasket. 
61000 mi

US $300
5speed manual transmission difficult to get into and keep in reverse - problem diagnosed as internal to trans and very expensive to repair, car drivable, have deferred repair for now 
68000 mi

US $200
Manual transmission - difficult to get into reverse, dealer diagnosed as an internal trans problem requiring replacing the trans. Problem stabilized. Decided to live with it instead of repairing. Car still has the problem. 
77000 mi

US $2400
5 speed manual trans was difficult to get and keep in reverse. Determined it was an internal trans problem. Opted to have it replaced with a used trans from wrecking yard. Shop swapped transmissions and also replaced clutch and control. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

61380 mi Harsh 2nd to 3rd transmission shift, mechanic changed some sort of bearing or piston on top of the tranny, problem fixed, no charge. 

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2003 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

175000 mi

US $885
Propeller shaft driving rear wheels. Universal joint on end of shaft was worn, leading to vibration. OEM part cost $1200 plus installation. After-market shop got a used one for $600, plus $285 to install. 
98872 mi

US $140
replace upper and lower transmission torque bushings. 

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2003 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

145000 mi

US $100
Flare 2nd to 3rd 

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2003 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 161hp 2.4L I5 Diesel 5-speed manual FWD

162000 mi

£680
Clutch master cylinder failure 
163000 mi

£10
Clutch inoperable due to fluid loss 
164000 mi

£30
Clutch fluid loss. Garage replaced plastic union to cure leak. 

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2003 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

78000 mi

US $100
transmission very occassionally slips. dealer service identified a software upgrade needed for that problem. 
111000 mi replaced left front axle 
115000 mi

US $200
replaced right front axle 
64000 mi No 4 wheel drive. Splined driveshaft had failed. I have been told by dealer that approx 1 in 5 XC70/XC90's suffer this failure. Volvo's response was...get stuffed!! 

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2002 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

151000 mi

US $1200
aftermarket axles front replaced under warranty 2 year 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

173000 mi

US $300
broken front axle, replaced 
168300 mi

US $1200
hard shifting. Transmission fluid changed. 
172000 mi

US $600
Replaced passenger side driveshaft due to ripped cv boot. Replacement fixed vibration under acceleration. 
92000 mi

US $280
After bought car we noticed a slight wobble, the problem was diagnosed by 3 mechanics and finally successfully repaired by the third. Driver side axle needed replaced, inner CV joint was damaged by previous owner. 
98000 mi

US $105
The passenger side drive axle was wobbling. We ordered a new axle online and my husband installed with no problem. Scary part was that the old axle fell apart into 2 pieces once it was removed. I'm glad this didn't happen on the road. 
233000 mi

US $190
Small leak on transmission around seal to front axle 
251000 mi

US $600
Replaced leaking seals in transaxle, rear wheel drive transfer. 
263000 mi

US $3300
Rough shifting from 3rd to 4th and 4th to 5th Sometimes from 2nd to 1st. 
272000 mi rough shifting from park or reverse 
111600 mi

C $400
Left Rear Hub Bearing replaced. Resonator replaced 
192800 mi Bad shifting. Transmission required recalibration 
201240 mi

C $150
Failed halfshaft. Replaced with rebuilt. 
232500 mi

C $100
Replaced LH front halfshaft under warranty due to noise from inner CV. 
114080 mi

C $935
Two new universal joints. 
94000 mi

US $4600
Transmission failed and was replaced with a re-manufactured one. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic AWD

82000 mi

US $800
Sealed transmission leak. 
114000 mi

US $125
Transmission needs replacing, along with the front half shafts. Cost will be $9500+, for a car worth $4500. Declined work and will nurse the car along. 
142000 mi transmission failure (unable to go in reverse) car under lifetime trans warranty. shop said they were unable to get a transmission for an 02 V70XC, offered me trade in value of this car w/trans working a lousy $ 1500.. 
86800 mi

A $1100
transmission was intermittently hesitating and shifting harshly. mechanic flushed and replaced fluid, which was quite dirty. 
130000 mi Drain tranmission 
95300 mi

US $300
The car wouldn't shift properly and would jerk when it tried to shift. The shop diagnosed that the transmission was going out and put a new transmission in. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

133700 mi

US $217
Replaced right front axle 
174000 mi

US $299
remove right front wheel and axle.Remove damaged grease boot,grease,install new protective boot,reinstall axle and wheel 

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2002 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

90000 mi

US $7000
Transmission went out and was replaced. It continues to have problems and the repair caused two more problems that had to be repaired. 

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2001 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

103000 mi

US $1700
Took the car in for ongoing over-revving and shifting problems. Best guess is it's a valve body issue with the transmission. Decided to wait a little longer. Instead changed timing belt, water pump, fluid reservoirs, oil, and oil filter. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

147000 mi

US $100
Replace entire CV axle. 
117000 mi

US $3457
Replaced right front Cv axle & inner CV boot. 
138000 mi

US $200
replace passenger side drive axle 
80000 mi

US $35
I have a AT in the car the 2nd the 3rd and 3rd to 4th gear changes are very hard it gets stuck in N and the rpm climbs then it shifts very hard. $4400 to have the dealer fix it. 

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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 
145000 mi

US $250
Front right CV joint. 
126700 mi

US $75
Trans service light on, trans not shifting right, as if in limp mode. Removed / cleaned control module plug contacts. 
149700 mi

US $30
Shift flare 1-2, 2-3. Replaced B4 servo cover w/updated Volvo part. Great improvement! Been having transmission issues for 7 yrs, thought a trans was needed. Wish I new about this issue long ago. Trans has 150K mi. 
187000 mi

US $2000
needed to repair/replace an axle 
96000 mi

US $700
Shaking during acceleration 
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. 
82300 mi

US $640
Transmission shifted roughly when slowing down and shifting into 2nd and 1st gears. Valve controlling shifting was replaced and transmission control software was updated. 
83000 mi Rough shifting continues after repair. Dealer rep says the transmission will probably fail and recommended a new transmission at $6k. We are driving the car as is and will get a used transmission if it fails. 
86000 mi Typical problem with this model - shifting with a clunk or revving between gears. Check engine warning and TCM failure (transmission control module) error message. 
86500 mi

US $3386
Hard shifting up and down and flaring between gears after warmup of 5 or so miles. One time car locked in 4th gear and would not shift until it cooled off. Bad repair shop, ended up successfully disputing the charge. 
88000 mi

US $8060
Transmission shop attempted repair, had the car 52 days, trans failed after 50 miles and would not shift at all. Dealer replaced trans with factory rebuilt trans, $6000. Now working fine. 
160000 mi

US $52
Very small oil leak from vent on transfer case. We will monitor. 
182000 mi

US $130
Transfer case bad so removed drive shaft and made vehicle 2 wheel drive. Occured right after we picked up car from shop. 
182000 mi

US $513
right front axle replaced 
154000 mi

US $325
Persistent noise from rear end wheel axels 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

138000 mi Auto transmission slipping and hard shifting while driving in town(stop and go driving). Volvo replacement part is 90-100% of the current value of the car. Will not repair. Will replace with salvage manual transmission. 
173700 mi

US $115
Transmission was diagnosed as needing repair. Update: the transmission shifting bugaboo was left as a matter of opinion - my GF thought it to be a problem, and worried about it, I did not. 
103260 mi

C $5500
Transmission slipping becoming increasingly severe, cannot accelerate rapidly at all, replacement required est cost installed C$5K. Then transmission died. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic AWD

60000 mi

US $70
Transmission Service Warning. Changed the transmission fluid twice. The Bevel Gearbox was leaking also. Tightened the bolts on the bevel gear. leak stopped. Bevel gear was making noise. After tightening bolts, added gear box fluid. Noise is now gone. 
66000 mi

US $28
CHANGED TRANSMISSION FLUID AGAIN. (REPLACEMENT OF 1/2 OF FLUID PER CHANGE) TO AVOID PRE-EXISTING TRANSMISSION PROBLEM. 
68000 mi

US $30
drain and fill transmission. Symptoms are transmission banging into gear at stop. Msg: Transmission service required 
68000 mi Error msg: "transmission service required" -symptoms are random, usually when driving in traffic, stop and go, and "Bang" into gear, never on the highway at constant speeds. No solution to date. 
68000 mi Transmission service required msg: Since cold weather, no adverse conditions noted except when driving in local traffic stop and go. 

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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 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

126000 mi

US $30
Drain and fill 3.5Qts of transmission fluid for hard shifting issue. 
140000 mi

US $150
TCU software upgrade to get rid of the 'stop neutral' "feature" due to erratic shifting. Full transmission flush. 
153000 mi

US $400
Right front CV axle worn and causing vibrations, replaced with new. PM items: Front strut spring seats, left inner and outer tie rods, 4 engine mounts. 
116000 mi

US $170
the indie people said it could be the whole transmission or just the stop/neutral software programming on that car. Only dealer could determine which. $135 for them to check it out and then another $35 to re-program the software. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

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. 
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. 
121700 mi

US $4500
Forward gear was gone. Repaired car, then sold it.  

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

56000 mi when cold, auto transmission stuck in 'park'; hard downshifts and upshifts 
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 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic 2WD

193000 mi Transmission failing. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder manual 2WD

64480 mi

$300
Right drive shaft axle broke. 

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2000 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

147000 mi

US $1400
second transmission replacement in this car. 
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. 
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. 
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 
140700 mi

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

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

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

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

162-horsepower 2.4L I5 4-speed automatic FWD

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. 
158000 mi

US $410
replaced AWD drive shaft 

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2000 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

178000 mi

US $200
AWD drivetrain worn out. shop removed from car (now a FWD car). 
163000 mi

US $3500
Transmission had to be rebuilt 

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1999 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

122000 mi AWD drive shaft replaced/started with rattling U-joint 
135000 mi

US $400
carrier bearing for rear drive shaft failed. replaced drive shaft 
130000 mi Both front axles were bad 
125000 mi no reverse 
141000 mi Just removed the prop shaft because of bad bearings/u-joints. Have not got a replacement so running as fwd now. 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

110000 mi Transmission fluid leaking slowly from 1st solenoid, the car shifted at low RPMs and small ATF spots appeared below the car after sitting for an extended period of time. 
146940 mi

C $600
Driveshaft replacement 
93000 mi

US $600
Had the flywheel replaced (which was damaged from my starter). 
125000 mi

US $1600
Replaced driveshaft (propshaft) from transfer case to read differential. 
154000 mi

US $700
Replaced AWD driveshaft (front to rear) 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic AWD

223000 mi

US $358
Automatic gear selector went out. Matthew Volvo Forum told me how to fix it. 
229000 mi Currently needs a cv joint or a drive shaft. Not sure when will fix it. 
230000 mi

US $250
Not sure exactly, but changed it to 2WD and the knocking went away. It still needs a new drive train. But is working fine as a 2WD vehicle. 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder manual 2WD

109000 mi

US $600
Replaced Left Outer CV Joint Boot (it was torn). 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

116000 mi

US $3100
Check engine light came on. Solenoid was failing in transmission and there were problems shifting from 3rd to 4th. Replaced with recovered transmission. 
141700 mi Transmission slipping. Transmission replaced under warranty, as it had been replaced 20k miles previously. 

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1998 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

152000 mi

US $650
Driveshaft CV Joint Kit Front OES Genuine parts had to be replaced due to wear out of entire left & right front suspension parts, e.g. CV joints, and parts leading to drive shafts had worn out at 151K on the odometer, shops wanted $1200. 
169000 mi

US $635
Also did axle boot  

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1998 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

181000 mi

US $68
Overdrive doesn't downshift steadily. Rebuild necessary. Can't afford the fix. Donating car. it's junk.  
179000 mi

US $260
Center differential failed, removed the awd driveshaft. 
200000 mi

US $780
Replaced driveshaft 
151000 mi

US $3850
Replaced driveshaft and angle gear. Each part was $1k just for the part, not including labor. !@#$%&* OUCH!!!!!!!! 
151900 mi The repairs that it needed when sold included the drive shaft to operate the awd, so for about a year it was front wheel drive, not that good in the snow where we live now. 
141000 mi

US $1
Viscous coupler lost fluid and had to be replaced as well as a connecting bearing where it connects to the transmission. $3600! $1100 just for the coupler :( 

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1998 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

117000 mi

US $50
Rear transaxle failing -loud knocking. Will turn 4-wheel drive into 2-wheel drive to resolve. 

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1998 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder manual 2WD

121000 mi

US $1200
Two CV joint covers torn. Replaced drive shafts including CV joints. 

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1998 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 2WD

81000 mi

US $110
seals on cv joints leaking; replaced. 

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