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2007 Volvo XC90 repairs by problem area

Engine (23%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (14%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 201 repairs.

2007 Volvo XC90 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (33%)

$500 - $999 (27%)

$100 - $499 (33%)

< $100 (3%)

Chart based on 70 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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2007 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

Volvo XC90 in Netherlands
Mar 2009 - Jan 2010
Jul 2009

28520 mi

Turbo hose showed signs of deterioration, replaced. 

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2007 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

turbocharged 182hp 2.4L I5 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo XC90 in Great Britain
Jun 2009 - Aug 2012
Jul 2009

18000 mi
Cracking suspension noise when going round corners 
Sep 2009

21000 mi
recurring problem cracking suspension on cornering 
Sep 2010

31000 mi
Cracking suspension noise when turning and braking 

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2007 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

311-horsepower 4.4L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo XC90 in Texas, United States
Dec 2007 - Sep 2015
Jul 2009

18000 mi
vibration during acceleration; right front axle replaced, problem corrected. 
May 2010

27300 mi

US $400
Vibration during acceleration; left front axle replaced. Right axle replaced previously for the same issue. Volvo looks down on doing both at the same time for some reason. 
Jan 2012

41700 mi

US $1500
Replaced angle gear for AWD system and left front axle.  Also replaced oil temp sensor for rear diff. 
Oct 2013

54000 mi

US $1100
Slow cranking, starter replaced. 
Sep 2015

72000 mi

US $7712
The trans cooler failed and coolant contaminated the trans fluid and cooked my transmission to the tune of $7700 for a new transmission and radiator. 
Volvo XC90 in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
May 2009

34000 mi
Rear differential control unit malfunctioned, which disabled the AWD system. The control unit needed to be replaced, and the software reflashed. Console cupholder was not opening and closing smoothly. Dealer replaced assembly. Driver side door speaker was making a loud humming noise. Dealer replaced speaker. Exterior left rear window trim piece was loose. Dealer ordered replacement parts. 
Volvo XC90 in Georgia, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2013
Mar 2009

27000 mi
Suspension bushings replaced in front. 
Sep 2009

37000 mi
fuse blew to 12V power source 
Feb 2010

40500 mi
Both front struts replaced. Making noise 
Apr 2012

81000 mi

US $300
Mp3 player connection went out on radio 
Mar 2013

91000 mi

US $350
Ball joints needed to be replaced 
Volvo XC90 in Wisconsin, United States
Jan 2008 - May 2008
Mar 2008

8000 mi
Defective compass in rear view mirror. 
Apr 2008

8000 mi
Power seat moves on its own. Lockup of climate controls and radio. Ongoing compass issue. Still not resolved. 
Volvo XC90 in California, United States
Apr 2008 - Apr 2011
May 2008

31000 mi
Software reflash for active xenon lights and 30k mile service. I think this is a TSB and not a recall since I did not know about it until I got to the dealer and have not seen any info on swedespeed about this either. 
Apr 2009

51000 mi
Cracks in finish of Sapeli wood steering wheel (cosmetic defect). Cup holder cover (between front seats) was sticking, which is a common XC90 problem. Both replaced under warranty. LOF ahead of schedule to find any problems before warranty end (50k). 
Jul 2010

83000 mi

US $100
Rear door (driver's side) lock module replaced. The door could not longer be opened from inside the car. Could only be opened from the outside. What a P.I.T.A. Can't remember exact part. Tech found worn steering system bushings as part of the multi point inspection as part of the LOF. Replaced under Volvo's VIP warranty fixed at the same time as the lock module replacement (problem 1 of Trip 1). 
Apr 2011

97000 mi

US $100
Bushings in steering / suspension for the front wheels. This would have been a $1200 if I didn't have the extended warranty (only had a $100 copay). 

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2007 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

Volvo XC90 in South Carolina, United States
Sep 2008 - Jul 2010
Oct 2008

26000 mi
Adjusted power steering belt/pulley to cure noise. Replaced cupholder door (would not stay shut). 

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2007 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

Volvo XC90 in Illinois, United States
Dec 2007 - Dec 2009
May 2007

3420 mi
Main computer went out which cause all instrument reading to go out and then the car would not start. Covered under warranty- dealer kept car for 6 days 
Mar 2008

10000 mi
Cigarette lighter not working. 
Jan 2009

23000 mi
Popping sound in suspension when turning especially when applying brakes.  
Feb 2009

24000 mi
Return to dealer for popping sound in front suspension. They retorque some system bushing and solved the problem. 

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2007 Volvo XC90 Repair Histories

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