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2010 Volvo XC90 repairs by problem area

Engine (15%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (24%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

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

Other (13%)

Chart based on 71 repairs.
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2010 Volvo XC90 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (4%)

$1000 - $2499 (4%)

$500 - $999 (4%)

$100 - $499 (25%)

< $100 (63%)

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Chart based on 52 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Volvo XC90

Engine not specified

Volvo XC90 in Great Britain
Mar 2010 - Dec 2013
Sep 2013

54000 mi
Replacement turbo pipe 

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2010 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

Volvo XC90 in Great Britain
Jun 2013 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

44000 mi

£350
Both front wheel bearings replaced as had become noisy 
Jun 2018

46000 mi

£125
Split in the hose to the turbo. Car went into 'Limp Mode'. 

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2010 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

Volvo XC90 in Great Britain
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

10000 mi

£400
Issue with the radio and RDS - flashed the IC to resolve 
Volvo XC90 in Great Britain
Mar 2010 - Mar 2020
Apr 2012

17200 mi
Loose bolt 
Mar 2013

28000 mi
Clutch occasionally slipping due to electrical fault. Update: clutch fine. 
Dec 2013

36000 mi
DPF blocked 
Dec 2014

49000 mi

£180
Front wheel bearing 
Sep 2016

96000 mi

£450
Turbo lower housing cracked 
Dec 2017

148000 mi

£170
Battery failed and replaced 

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2010 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

Volvo XC90 in California, United States
Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

108692 mi

US $465
Replace two front tires as one had unrepairable screw in the sidewall. 
Volvo XC90 in Arizona, United States
May 2010 - Aug 2011
Jun 2010

1000 mi
compass/mirror replaced - compass not functioning 
Jul 2010

1700 mi
oxygen sensor wiring rubbing against fan needed to be replaced, was sheared 
Jun 2011

19000 mi
front seat massagers, air conditioned seats not functioning. re-routed wires and replaced fuse. 
Aug 2011

24000 mi
Power side mirrors non-functioning, mirrors loose. When dealer closed mirrors after maintenance service to wash car, they did not re-engage upon opening. Have to close, re-open, close, re-open to have it re-engage and lock in place. 

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2010 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

Volvo XC90 in California, United States
Sep 2011 - Sep 2013
Jan 2012 Climate control module replaced. 
Volvo XC90 in Texas, United States
Jul 2013 - Sep 2015
Apr 2015

130700 mi

US $350
Replace engine mount 
Volvo XC90 in Connecticut, United States
Oct 2015 - Apr 2017
Nov 2015

80700 mi
Dashboard interior lights not working. Also drivers electric window not operating correctly and incorrect warning light on dashboard. Required replacement of ECN Board. Paid by Dealer as withing 3 month warrenty (~1000 GBP) 
Jan 2016

82300 mi
Parking brake issues. Failed MOT twice as dealer unable to correct until 3rd attempt. 
Volvo XC90 in Alabama, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

80000 mi

US $600
Replace one wheel bearing. 
May 2018

81000 mi

US $1200
Replace front brake pads and rotors. 
Volvo XC90 in Florida, United States
Dec 2009 - Jan 2018
Jan 2011

12000 mi
leather issue 
Apr 2012

23300 mi
Sun roof mechanical problem 
Jul 2013

32800 mi
Front door speakers replaced. Not working as designed originally. 
Oct 2013

37000 mi
Door was making noise. They changed the connecting piece. Door was making noise. They changed the connecting piece. 
Aug 2014

45000 mi
Bulb Tail Lamp Replace Pump Break Oil Leak 
Sep 2014

46000 mi
Module Steering Angle Sensor replaced Moldings discolored. Replaced. Right rear door handle loose. Replaced. 
Jan 2015

47000 mi
Rear wiper motor replaced due to screeching noise. 
Jul 2015

50200 mi

US $180
Control Valve replaced 
Feb 2017

70000 mi

US $190
New Battery 
Volvo XC90 in Oklahoma, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

122000 mi

US $1300
Compressor failed and had to be replaced. 

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2010 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

Volvo XC90 in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2017 - May 2018
Jan 2017

96888 mi

US $500
replaced rear shocks 
Jan 2018

106000 mi

US $200
replaced sticking seatbelt and latch for driver 
Volvo XC90 in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2016 - Oct 2017
Sep 2017

112000 mi

US $315
Collapsed Dog Bone Engine Mount 
Oct 2017

112593 mi

US $850
Replaced steering angle sensor. 
Volvo XC90 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2017
Jan 2011

8000 mi
WHEN TURN SIGNAL SHUTS OFF THE STALK BOUNCES UP AND CHANGES MESSAGE BOX TO NEXT MESSAGE. TECH NOTED INTERNAL FAILURE WITH TURN SIGNAL SWITCH. TECH REPLACED TURN SIGNAL SWITCH. 
Apr 2013

29300 mi
Left rear shock replaced. 
Oct 2014

41000 mi
Replaced clockspring Replaced clockspring 
Aug 2016

57700 mi

US $170
A/C recharged 
Volvo XC90 in Illinois, United States
Dec 2009 - Feb 2013
Apr 2010

6000 mi
Car still pulls to the right. Mechanic says he has fixed it. Now after the TSB, the front end is popping when car is turned to the right. 
May 2010

8000 mi
car pulls to right. After dealer tried to fix the problem , which he never did to my satisfaction, the front end started to pop when turned to the right. 
Jun 2010

8000 mi
Car pulls to the right and the has an intermittent popping sound when slowing and turning to the right. Volvo regional rep drove car and said it did not pull and the car did not make any popping sounds when he drove it. 
Jul 2010

9000 mi
Popping sound in the front end when turning and braking 
Sep 2011

29000 mi
Right suspension piece had to be order and then replaced on the car 
Nov 2011

35000 mi
Car has always pulled to the right and the brakes have started popping again when applied during a turn 
Dec 2011

37000 mi
Popping sound from the front suspension when making slow turns while braking. 
Apr 2012

42000 mi
Right rear wheel bearing had to be replaced 
Sep 2012

51000 mi
popping sounds in the shocks  popping sounds in half drive shafts 
Dec 2012

55000 mi
Front end popping. This has been a continuous issue with the car. Popping happens with you slow down and turn and hit the brakes. 
Volvo XC90 in Georgia, United States
Dec 2009 - Apr 2012
Feb 2010

7700 mi
Rear door not closing properly. Door removed and reset but still not correct. Carpet lifting Rear door not closing properly  
Jun 2011

23000 mi
Car Stalled on acceleration. Could not duplicate.  Stability control warning light. Replaced sensors and computer module 
Aug 2011

25800 mi
Tilt steering wheel would not lock 
Dec 2011

30000 mi
doors not unlocking with key fob 
Volvo XC90 in New York, United States
Dec 2009 - Jan 2013
Apr 2010

6700 mi
Blind spot indicator on passenger side does not work all of the time. 
Jan 2011

20000 mi
Rear passenger seat did not fold down, mechanism in the seat was defective from delivery. 
Mar 2011

21000 mi
Rear windshield washer nozzle did not work. 
May 2012

44400 mi
Engine vibration while in drive. Most noticeable at a stop. 
Volvo XC90 in New York, United States
Jun 2010 - May 2018
Feb 2013

16500 mi
I've got traction control warning in dashboard and took it to service to be fixed. 
Oct 2017

69000 mi

US $5000
[brakes?] 
Volvo XC90 in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2013 - Mar 2017
Jun 2014

58280 mi

C $3000
Read - Reed(?) bearing failure. 
Volvo XC90 in New Jersey, United States
May 2013 - Apr 2016
Apr 2016

64000 mi
water under floor mats 

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2009.5 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

Volvo XC90 in Taiwan
Apr 2010 - Jun 2011
May 2010

3720 mi
oil leakage from engine oil filter base 

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