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2017 Volvo XC90 repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (16%)

Suspension and Steering (5%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (33%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (10%)

Other (3%)

Chart based on 61 repairs.
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2017 Volvo XC90 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (6%)

$100 - $499 (6%)

< $100 (81%)

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Chart based on 32 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2017 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

twincharged 316hp 2.0L I4 Plug-in Hybrid 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo XC90 in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2017 - Jun 2020
Sep 2017

1000 mi
Parking sensor was behaving inconsistently.  Minor interior trim issues - loose speaker on driver door and loose lining in the trunk area. 
Sep 2018

8000 mi
The radio did not have an AM Station on it. The dealer reset the software, then reinstalled the software but the AM station did not show up. The dealer then reported that the T8 Hybrid variant does not have a AM station on its radio. Apparently all other models do. 
May 2019

15000 mi
Check Engine Light came on. Was fixed because of a gas fill recall. 
Volvo XC90 in Virginia, United States
Feb 2017 - Jun 2020
Mar 2018

21000 mi
Auto requires service warning light persisted. Vehicle software replaced. Problem persisted. Dealer replaced backup battery for diagnostic system. Problem has recurred since then. Car scheduled for service on Monday, 9 April. Warning indicator came on and persisted. Message said to take car to the dealer for repair. Dealer replaced battery for backup warning system. Message disappeared for about a week. Has since returned. 
Volvo XC90 in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2016 - Mar 2018
Mar 2017

3720 mi
Hybrid system module failure causing vehicle to shut down completely in the middle of a busy street. 
Jul 2017

7320 mi
navigation system module failure 
Sep 2017

9920 mi
air suspension failure (three repairs related to this issue) 
Feb 2018

11780 mi
rear door seals failed in cold weather 
Volvo XC90 in California, United States
Sep 2016 - Jun 2020
Jun 2017

9500 mi
10,000 mile check-up, but it also had a software problem. 
May 2018

24000 mi
The navigation system map had the car in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California. The dealer said this was due to a problem with the computer operating system. Brought the car in for a new download. This fixed the navigation system problem, and it also caused the car to run much better and extended the length on the battery charge from 18 to 20 miles, like when it was new. 
Dec 2019

45500 mi
The two electrical motors in the rear were not operating properly due to a problem with the rear drive train, which had to be replaced under warranty to its failure. Car ran shitty after previously reported repairs. Returned for download of all specification. Runs better but still not as well as before rear drive replacement. Dealer has placed a help ticket with Volvo in Norway. 
Volvo XC90 in Washington, United States
Sep 2016 - Oct 2017
Mar 2017

6000 mi
An electrical problem caused the hybrid system to stop working, which resulted in a stalled vehicle. It died in the middle of downtown Seattle during rush hour. The best part it that it engages the electronic emergency brake (for safety), so I couldn't even push it out of the way. Dealer replaced a module and performed a software update. 
Volvo XC90 in Colorado, United States
Jun 2016 - Dec 2017
Jul 2016 Replaced plug-in vehicle charger. 
Sep 2016

4000 mi
Check engine light was on. Software update supposedly resolved (turned out to be incorrect; see next repair trip). 
Nov 2016

6000 mi
Check engine light came on again. Diagnosed as faulty fuel sensor. 
Dec 2016

8000 mi
Brake service required warning had come on. Checked out brake system and updated software in the vehicle. During this visit the tech installed the fuel sensor ordered during prior visit. 
Jan 2017

8000 mi
Battery had died. Applied software update and reversion to resolve. Parking brake switch replaced. Climate system not putting out appropriate temperatures. 
May 2017

12000 mi
Brake service required investigation. They thought that a software update resolved the issue, but it persists. It's going in for another service visit.  Squeaking noise during low-level AC use. Replaced heat exchanger per Volvo technical bulletin. 
Jul 2017

14000 mi
Charge port replacement. 
Sep 2017

16999 mi
Hybrid system failure. Replaced battery control unit. 

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2017 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

twincharged 316hp 2.0L I4 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo XC90 in California, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2020
Mar 2018

4000 mi
Driver door had rattling when driving on any kind of road surface. 
Volvo XC90 in Michigan, United States
Mar 2017 - Jul 2020
Jul 2017

7421 mi
Replaced Vehicle connectivity module 
Sep 2017

10280 mi
Front pads and rotors replaced - warped rotors 
May 2018

25000 mi
Air suspension failed. Replaced compressor. 
Sep 2019

42000 mi
Air suspension compressor replaced for second time Front Rotors warped. Replaced 
Oct 2019

42000 mi
Auto start stop failed. Replaced auto start battery 
Jul 2020

50000 mi

US $850
Rear Rotors and pads replaced 
Volvo XC90 in Nebraska, United States
Dec 2016 - Mar 2020
Sep 2018

34000 mi

US $1100
Rear pads replaced. Front and rear rotors replaced. Fronts were done under factory warranty 
Dec 2019

49000 mi

US $650
Brake pads both front and rear are gone. And the rear rotors were warped 
Volvo XC90 in Quebec, Canada
Jul 2017 - Jul 2020
Aug 2017

186 mi
roof trim replaced because it was a little bit torn upon delivery. It was torn during a recall for side curtain made before arrival to the dealer. they noticed it on pre-delivery inspection. 
Aug 2018

9300 mi
While driving in a mountain region, low coolant warning pops on the dashboard when terrain is not level. Added about 1 L of coolant to the expansion tank. No visible leak. Brought it back to the dealer for a checkup of coolant system. They replaced a coolant hose on warranty. 
Feb 2020

21700 mi
Direction lights lever started to work intermittently. The dealer changed all the lever behind the steering wheel. 
Volvo XC90 in California, United States
Jul 2017 - Jul 2018
Nov 2017

6000 mi
Fuel Filler tube cracked: caused check engine light : replaced 
Volvo XC90 in Illinois, United States
May 2018 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

7400 mi

US $250
Rear parking sensor stopped working. 
Volvo XC90 in California, United States
Sep 2017 - Mar 2018
Dec 2017

10000 mi
Car has a dead spot in the throttle at tip-in. Transmission shifts clunky. Installing Polestar did not fix the problem. Uninstalling Polestar and resetting the computers fixed the problem for 3 days until the car began adapting back to the original state. Problem still exists. Regional Engineer has been brought in to capture more data for analysis in Sweden. No abnormality found in the sensors. Attempted to replace throttle body. No difference. 
Jan 2018

10000 mi
Dead spot in the throttle tip-in followed by a burst of acceleration. Dealer could not fix. Sold back as a lemon. 
Volvo XC90 in Rhode Island, United States
Apr 2017 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

5000 mi
Defective battery, replaced under warranty 
Volvo XC90 in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2016 - Dec 2018
Feb 2017

8000 mi
Water leaks and AC hose recall. They performed AC hose recall. Water leaks along the passenger footwell still occur. Not fixed and awaiting for leaks to re-occur before being able to diagnose per dealer. 
Apr 2018

19000 mi
Rotors warped, steering wheel shake 
Volvo XC90 in Texas, United States
Feb 2017 - Dec 2018
May 2017

10000 mi
Software glitch in navigation system. Download fixed it completely. No other issues at all. 
Volvo XC90 in Texas, United States
Jan 2017 - Jun 2020
Mar 2017

3000 mi
problem in Software related to the optional Tow Package - draining Battery 
Volvo XC90 in California, United States
Jul 2017 - Jun 2020
Dec 2017

4000 mi
Nav system failed to access internet which affected traffic, in car apps etc. Dealer first attempted to reload sensus FW which only briefly resolved the issue. Later they needed to replace the whole control unit which took a few weeks to get from Sweden 
Jun 2020

30000 mi

US $390
front and rear pads needed replacement A/C lost charge and needed to be recharged. Dealer looked for a leak but could not find one. They left dye in and its now wait and see. Start stop was not working. They attempted fix the problem with sw in previous trips but was not resolved in the longer term. This service trip they found the battery had a internal problem and would not take a full charge. They replaced the charge and did a SW update. Problem seems fixed finally. o2 sensor problem 
Volvo XC90 in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2016 - Nov 2017
Dec 2016

6000 mi
Low battery warnings. Took 3 trips to resolve. Software updates plus new battery. 
Jan 2017

6300 mi
Software issue caused battery drain. Known issue for all 2017 XC90 due to bad update in November. 
Volvo XC90 in New York, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2020
Dec 2016

1000 mi
Windshield was warped / distorted - noticed it on drive home. Replaced under warranty. 
May 2018

13000 mi
Passenger seatbelt squeaked when passenger was using it. Required dis-assembly and re-assembly by dealer to fix. 

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2017 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

turbocharged 232hp 2.0L I4 Diesel 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo XC90 in Sweden
Jun 2016 - Jun 2020
Nov 2017

16740 mi
Oil leakages. 
Jun 2020

36580 mi

$1400
Oil leak, replacement of some sealing parts. Replacement of a hose. 

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