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2004 Volvo XC90 Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

160 TrueDelta members own a 2004 Volvo XC90. 37 of these members (23.1%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 29 transmission and drivetrain repairs to 2004 Volvo XC90s--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 2004 Volvo XC90 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Don't infer 2004 Volvo XC90 problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2004 Volvo XC90 repairs by problem area

26% of the 2004 Volvo XC90 repairs were to the engine, 15% to the transmission, 11% to the brakes, 19% to the suspension, 21% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 4% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 188 repairs.

2004 Volvo XC90 transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the 2004 Volvo XC90 transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 19% cost less than $100, 13% between $100 and $499, 26% between $500 and $999, 19% between $1000 and $2499, and 23% more than $2500.

Chart based on 31 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 2004 Volvo XC90 Transmission and Drivetrain problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2004 Volvo XC90

Engine not specified

Volvo in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 84000    
86000 1500 Transmission went, stuck in third gear. 
 

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2004 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

turbocharged 268hp 2.9L I6 4-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo XC90 in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 74000    
106000 1800 Car had been doing a light whistling noise under moderate acceleration usually between 5 and 20 MPH. Then transmission alert came on. After restart, transmission worked fine. Took to transmission specialist. Replaced all wearable for $1,800. 
186000  
Volvo XC90 in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2009 85000    
86000 800 Had to replace front right axle. 
 
Volvo XC90 in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 64000    
64000 0 awd didnít work at all Ė probably electronic problem, costs ~ 2000$ to fix, dealer said whole rear differential needed changing ~ $4500 
Volvo XC90 in Brunei Darussalam
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 60140    
60140 0 Transmission require urgent message incidator appeared. 
 
Volvo XC90 in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 47000    
47000 241 Transmission developed a significant bearing noise  
70000 125 Leaking seal replaced 
102000  

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2004 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

Volvo XC90 in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 87000    
88000 980 Vibration upon acceleration. Replaced right front axle. Is an apparent problem with this vehicle. 
106000  
Volvo XC90 in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2009 70000    
72000 0 In this trip our XC90 received a new transmission and angle/bevel gear. 
 
Volvo XC90 in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2007 49000    
70000 220 Reseal angle gear 
 

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2004 Volvo XC90 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder diesel automated manual AWD

Volvo XC90 in Great Britain
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2009 72000    
73500 1588 Rear wheel drive sleeve stripped common problem 
76000 4088 Gearbox had problem again of Transmission service required on dashboard as this is now third time decided to go for complete gearbox replacement told by service staff they had done a lot of gearbox changes recently. 
 

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