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Volvo V70 Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

663 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Volvo V70. 159 of these members (24%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 146 transmission and drivetrain repairs to Volvo V70s--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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

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

Don't infer 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 Volvo V70 repairs by problem area

34% of the Volvo V70 repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 9% to the brakes, 22% to the suspension, 19% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 3% to the body and trim, and 4% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 1615 repairs.

Volvo V70 transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the Volvo V70 transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 16% cost less than $100, 41% between $100 and $499, 20% between $500 and $999, 15% between $1000 and $2499, and 8% more than $2500.

Chart based on 214 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 6-speed manual AWD

Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 32000    
35000 0 Humming from the front of the car which would go away when the driver braked slightly or accelerated. 
 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2007 34000    
40000 0 Auto transmission shift flare. 
 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 55000    
61000 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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2002 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 88000    
90000 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 4dr Wagon

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

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  
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  

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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 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 
 

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2000 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2008 177000    
178000 200 AWD drivetrain worn out. shop removed from car (now a FWD car). 
 

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