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Volvo V70 repairs by problem area

Engine (35%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (22%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (19%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 2229 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the Volvo V70.

Volvo V70 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (11%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (29%)

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Chart based on 1507 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 113hp 1.6L I4 Diesel 6-speed automated manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Ireland
Apr 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

86800 mi

€1200
New rear disks and new rear calipers & pads fitted. 
May 2018

143840 mi

€8
Replaced right dip headlight 

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2012 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 212hp 2.4L I5 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
- Feb 2014
Feb 2014

28000 mi
Full replacement of cylinder-head gasket under Volvo warranty - absolutely no charge. 

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2011 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 202hp 2.4L I5 Diesel 6-speed manual AWD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

99998 mi
As stated previously Auxiliary Belt & Tensioner were replaced on Factory Recall. The labour rate was not known and Volvo picked up the costs. 

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2010 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 281hp 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Apr 2013 - Feb 2016
Oct 2013

42200 mi

£180
Power steering fluid resovoir faulty. Replaced and fluid changed 

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2010 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 202hp 2.4L I5 Diesel 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Western Australia, Australia
May 2013 - Jun 2013
Jun 2013

41540 mi
Boot lid motor issues. would not fully open or close on occasions. replaced all parts,motor, hydraulic pump, control boards. 
Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Dec 2010 - Apr 2014
Apr 2014

41000 mi
Car went into limp mode. No dashboard warnings. Diagnostics showed failed DPF temperature sensor 

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2010 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Ohio, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2014
Jul 2012

36700 mi
broken strut replaced 
Nov 2012

45800 mi
Grill badge fell off, driver's door loose. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2018
Jul 2011

10000 mi
Rearview mirror would not hold position. 
Feb 2013

22200 mi
Defective rearview mirror. 
Nov 2016

43300 mi

US $100
Window regulator replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2010 - Dec 2016
Mar 2012

15000 mi
Control arms and bushings wore down too quickly. A service bulletin had been issued by Volvo about this problem. 
Volvo V70 in Mississippi, United States
Dec 2010 - Apr 2017
Mar 2016

117000 mi

US $750
Worn front shocks replaced AC low on coolant. 
Jun 2016

120000 mi

US $1500
Replaced compressor & condenser. Replaced radiator. Replaced woe strut mounts. 
Dec 2016

135000 mi

US $1400
Replaced leaking power steering pump. $600. Replaced worn front axle. Replaced worn engine mounts. 
Mar 2017

136000 mi

US $550
Power steering cooler had come loose from mounts. Rubbing caused leak. Alternator failed and was replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2013 - Sep 2017
Jun 2014

38000 mi
Faulty operation of driver's door power window Driver's door window operation inconsistent. Dealer said no problem. I contacted Volvo USA for warranty coverage. Volvo determined problem should be covered under warranty. But problem gone recently. 
Apr 2017

54550 mi
Dealer mechanic diagnosed recurring problem of driver door window reversing itself as a window seal being too tight. OEM seal replaced with new one under warranty. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

105800 mi

US $170
Windshield wiper fluid not coming from nozzle when turned on. Tech unable to hear motor running and all lines clear. Windshield wash pump motor replaced and now working. 
Mar 2017

110000 mi

US $1400
AC clutch failed, price to repair clutch and entire AC compressor comparable, so replaced AC compressor and drive belt 
Sep 2017

119000 mi

US $275
High pitched sounded like a bad belt. Very common failure after 100k per dealer. Easy half hour repair. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jan 2015 - Oct 2017
Feb 2016

103000 mi
Creaking noise from rear cargo area when driving over bumpy roads. Tighten rear hatch hinge bolts on door and applied light lube on rubber bumper stops. 
Oct 2017

137000 mi
Light sensor on dash went bad. The radio display would stay on with a bright backlit and not dim in dark condition. 

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2010 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder diesel automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Norway
Aug 2011 - Sep 2011
Sep 2011

19840 mi
Micro switch for light in storage room door lock 

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2009.5 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Dec 2013 - Jun 2015
Jan 2015

£300
DPF sensor failure Manifold pressure sensor failure 

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2009 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 281hp 3.0L I6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in New South Wales, Australia
Jul 2009 - Dec 2011
Apr 2010

6200 mi
Nearside rear door lock replaced 

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2009 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Romania
Jul 2010 - Jun 2016
Sep 2010

26040 mi
coolant fluid too low, refilled for free. 
Aug 2012

63600 mi
Loosing coolant every 900 km 250 cc. After investigation, turned out to be reservoir cap, replaced it. 
Sep 2013

89280 mi

$167
Strut bearing 
Jul 2014

102080 mi

$860
wervelklep vervangen / swirl valve replacement 

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2009 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2018
Aug 2009

2000 mi
AM RADIO STOPPED WORKING, THEY ORDERED PARTS. 
Sep 2009

3000 mi
They replaced radio. Car was overheating, wiring from engine fan to computer was repaired. 
Nov 2009

6000 mi
Car overheating. Dealer replaced fan control. 
Jun 2012

54000 mi
hood open light would come on when driving. solution, replace hood latch. 
Sep 2012

56000 mi
DEAD BATTERY, WARRANTY TOW AND REPLACED 
Sep 2013

75000 mi

US $450
LEAKING VACUUM PUMP 
Jun 2016

110000 mi

US $450
Replaced leaking expansion valve. (did not fix) 
Jul 2016

110800 mi

US $1800
Warm a/c again - replaced leaking evap & condensor/dryer. repair leaking cv joint, reseal. 
Jan 2017

108000 mi

US $1200
heater blower motor inop, replaced motor. 
Mar 2017

123000 mi

US $250
replace (front) sway bar links 
Apr 2018

137000 mi

US $200
leaking vacuum hose 
Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Jul 2009 - Jul 2011
Dec 2009

10000 mi
AC/Heat fan motor whines. Dealer states problem normal. Car will return in a week for 2nd attempt to fix. 
Jan 2010

11000 mi
Heating and A/C fan motor making noise during routine driving. Two trips to dealer and not able to duplicate. 
Mar 2010

14000 mi
Heating and cooling fan motor/housing replaced under warranty.  
Jun 2010

18000 mi
Re-set transmission console, replace radio surround trim. 
Jul 2010

18000 mi
IAQS not working, download software. Front Parking Assist too sensitive, download software.  Re-set transmission console (4th time). 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jul 2009 - Jan 2018
Jul 2010

19000 mi
There was a knocking sound coming from the steering column. They had to order/replace the entire steering column. 
Dec 2011

33000 mi
AM Radio stopped working. They replaced the am radio. 
Mar 2016

82000 mi

US $678
oil leakage on engine area crankcase breather box on top of engine was replaced. replace vacuum pump rings 
Jul 2017

115000 mi

US $224
Rear brakes and rotors 
Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Jul 2012 - Dec 2014
Aug 2012

75700 mi
Camshaft-driven vacuum pump for brake booster was leaking engine oil onto the transmission. Shaft seal had failed. Apparently common on this engine. Took the dealer 3 tries, but finally repaired under compulsory used car warranty. No power to right-hand license plate light. Problem was somewhere inside the sealed fixture, and probably an unrepaired original defect. Cut a wire, drilled through the housing, and soldered wire to the appropriate terminal. 
Apr 2013

81300 mi

US $220
Alternator was whistling/whining loudly. Replaced alternator with a remanufactured unit. 
Mar 2014

89000 mi

US $1300
Replaced A/C compressor due to a failed bearing on compressor clutch. Pulley was visibly wobbling from side to side. Noticed due to repetitive flappnig/thumping noises as pulley contacted other parts. 
Aug 2014

92000 mi

US $73
One valve stem developed a large crack, causing the tire to lose air. New TPMS sensor installed by local tire shop. 
Volvo V70 in Iowa, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2010
Dec 2009

2000 mi
Check engine light - misfires in multiple cylinders. Fuel system and spark plugs replaced with no improvement. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2010
Jul 2009

500 mi
Forward and aft power motor for the driver’s seat failed. 
Aug 2009

1000 mi
Replaced power steering racl due to leak. SRS warning light. Reset it.They informed us if the light comes back on, they will replace the sensor. 
Sep 2009

1000 mi
SRS light bad sensor. Replaced this time. We also noticed that one of our aft parking assist sensors was somewhat pushed in. We asked the dealer if they would check the sensors, they did and corrected the problem. 
Volvo V70 in Utah, United States
Jul 2016 - Jun 2017
Oct 2016

99700 mi

US $790
Radiator fan running erratically and running continuously after the vehicle was shut off. Failure of the fan control module software required replacement of whole fan asembly. Recall in 09 for same issue but vehicle VIN not included. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Mar 2012 - Apr 2018
Oct 2012

24500 mi
Battery wouldn't hold a charge. Dealer found bad cells. 
Jul 2013

33000 mi
Creaking noise coming from rear hatch when driving over bumps. This is a known problem addressed by a Technical Service Bulletin. The problem was resolved with adjustment and lube of the affected parts. 
Jan 2015

30500 mi
Car intermittently cranks without immediate starting.can take 5 seconds of cranking before it fires. Dealer unable to duplicate. Creaking in rear cargo area especially when going over speed bumps. This is a known issue and simply involves lubing the joints where rubbing occurs. The lubricant seems to last about 1.5 years. 

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2009 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder diesel automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Apr 2012 - Jun 2016
Nov 2015

59700 mi

£570
Radiator core leaking, radiator replaced 
May 2016

63000 mi

£320
Nre bushes inrear suspension arms. 

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2008 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Dec 2012 - Jan 2013
Jan 2013

85000 mi

£100
fuel flap not working 

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2008 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in United Arab Emirates
Nov 2010 - Jun 2018
Oct 2011

34720 mi
The original battery died after 3 years. Dealer replaced the battery at no cost under warranty. 
Mar 2012

45260 mi
AC condenser leaked, and AC was not cooling air. The dealer replaced the part at a cost of approximately 1200 USD. 
Apr 2014

80160 mi

¤250
Replaced weak engine mount (lower right). 
Aug 2014

84320 mi

¤1400
A/C stopped cooling. Dealer diagnosed a leak in evaporator. Evaporator replaced. 
Nov 2014

86800 mi

¤200
Replaced a leaking headlight washer hose. 
Aug 2015

94100 mi

¤800
Low fuel pressure during start-up. Dealer diagnosed a faulty fuel pump. Fuel pump replaced and a hot climate kit from Volvo was installed as per the TSB. 
Jan 2016

89940 mi

¤150
Repaired a leaking headlight washer pump. 
Mar 2016

99200 mi

¤2500
Stabilizer bar bushings were squeaking and have been replaced. Struts have been worn out, so the car would feel very floaty on the road. Struts were replaced with aftermarket ones. Also replaced strut bearings and spring seats on the front axle. 
Sep 2016

104780 mi

¤400
Replaced ignition switch (start control unit) due to faulty motor. 
Oct 2016

105380 mi

¤400
Start Control Unit was replaced as the actuator motor malfunctioned. 
Dec 2016

108500 mi

¤800
Engine cooling fan malfunction - replaced. 
Apr 2017

112220 mi

¤250
Brake vacuum module hose was found leaking during the routine maintenance. The part was ordered from Sweden and replaced two weeks later. 
Dec 2017

121520 mi

¤350
Downstream oxygen sensor wiring shorted. Replaced oxygen sensor and repaired wiring to the ECM. 
Jan 2018

122140 mi

¤100
Left side CV joint rubber boot has cracked and thrown grease all over the suspension parts. The boot was replaced and the CV joint regreased. 
Mar 2018

124620 mi

¤300
Upper engine mount has cracked and has been replaced. Tail gate spring mounts have weakened over time and the gate was barely staying open. The springs have been replaced. 

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2008 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Jun 2010 - Sep 2011
Sep 2010

27000 mi
Drivers seat creaking, special grease applied to seat rails 
Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Mar 2010 - May 2013
Jun 2010

30000 mi
Speedo overreads by 3 mph Vibration through car when autobox changes down from 40 mph to 30 mph 
Nov 2010

36000 mi
Radiator cooling fan failed, Dealer replaced entire cooling fan assembly. (more than one fan) 
Feb 2011

37000 mi

£60
Car lost turbo function. Diagnosed as faulty EGR valve. Valve replaced. Car realesed back to me but problem returned within 4 miles. No place in the repair not successful report for this type of repair failure. Modulating controller for EGR replaced. Part not in country 3 days to obtain, part loaned from donor car in dealer stock to keep me on road. Car back in shop for part replacement while-u-wait. Donor part replaced with new part from Sweden. 

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2008 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Bulgaria
Jan 2010 - Jul 2011
Jul 2011

53320 mi
DSTC temporary off - so update of software. 

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2008 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2014
Apr 2011

38000 mi

US $140
Replace part of passenger side, external rearview mirror housing. I suspect the part became detached by the wash mechanism while going through an automated car wash. The replacement part, a piece of plastic that covers the rear of the mirror, cost $140. 
Aug 2013

64700 mi

US $1000
A/C compressor seized 
Volvo V70 in Illinois, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2015
Mar 2012

22000 mi
Wipers stopped working. Dealer replaced alarm module. Volvo runs many things through the module so that thieves can't remove it. But the backup battery inside the module eventually leaks all over the internal electronics and causes a short, killing it. 
Dec 2013

41000 mi

US $370
Battery test during scheduled service showed low amperage. Dealer inspected and found that the battery had leaked onto one terminal and corroded it. The battery and cable were replaced. 
Jun 2014

49000 mi

US $1000
Fuel gauge moved independently of actual fuel level. Dealer replaced fuel sender unit during scheduled maintenance. 
Nov 2014

55300 mi

US $300
Check engine light illuminated. Dealer determined EVAP purge valve not working well enough. Replaced valve and filter. 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2018
Mar 2009

5000 mi
The power steering hose had a leak and was replaced. 
Dec 2009

20000 mi
sensor for the coolant system needs to be replaced (indicator light came on that coolant was low but in fact coolant level was OK) 
Jun 2010

30000 mi
fuel gauge reading erratic, will not show full when filled up, but will indicate after being driven and will drop for no reason and come back up again. 
Sep 2011

58000 mi
The fuel indicator would jump from having fuel to empty. Message indicator indicating 'x' amount of miles to empty would come up. 
Dec 2014

102000 mi

US $500
Leaky sunroof, gasket seal replaced.Windshield replaced. 
Jun 2018

127000 mi

US $1000
fuel pump replacement 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2018
Feb 2009

4000 mi
Rear view mirror distorted. 
Apr 2014

64700 mi

US $400
Clamp broke so power steering fluid was leaking leading to noise when making turns 
Jun 2015

80000 mi

US $150
Low oil pressure 
Oct 2016

99300 mi

US $300
replace worn engine and torsion mount 
Apr 2017

106000 mi

US $650
Tire Pressure Monitoring System malfunction and Inability of Key Fob to lock/unlock doors on the car. This is traced to need to replace computer. 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Apr 2008

1400 mi
Oil leak due to missing camshaft cover plug. Air conditioning failure due to faulty connection O-ring. Repaired under warranty 
Aug 2008

8500 mi
replaced inside rear view mirror under warranty 
Oct 2008

10000 mi
Repair parking sensors and electric parking brake under warranty 
Feb 2009

15000 mi
Replaced defective remote control - PCC 
Apr 2009

15000 mi
replace PCC remote control under warranty 
Volvo V70 in Illinois, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

1000 mi
Blown Camshaft kinked washer lines,  
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

22000 mi
Warning light indicated problems with airbag system. System reset. Actual problem not found. 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2009 - Oct 2017
Mar 2011

31620 mi
radiator hose recall (original porous, losing coolant) 
Sep 2013

60760 mi

C $200
defective ballast for ab HID headlight- replaced with rebuilt! 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2009 - Apr 2012
Jul 2009

11000 mi
manual door lock didn't work. A cable had not been connected. 
May 2010

31000 mi

US $96
buzzing or whistling sound at highway speeds from the left-hand mirror housing. TSB on it, so they fixed it for free. Creaking from the rear hatch latch. There was a TSB on it, so they fixed it for free. 
Sep 2011

50000 mi
The ac compressor pulley was rattling. The dealer replaced the compressor.  
Dec 2011

53000 mi

US $600
power lift gate broke when it was pushed open while operating 
Volvo V70 in Vermont, United States
Jan 2009 - Aug 2014
Sep 2012

58000 mi

US $10
The sound deadening material attached to the underside of the hood fell off - landing on top of the motor - unbeknownst to me, the owner. Attempts to spray "contact cement" on the hood and liner didn't work. We are still trying to fix it. 
Volvo V70 in Oregon, United States
Jan 2009 - Jul 2018
Nov 2010

29200 mi
Car "creaks" audibly while turning. Noise along entire centerline of car. RH turns = significant creak with chassis flex. Seatbelt sensor or other electrical caused SRS wanring light to come on. 
Sep 2016

98000 mi
Reattached passenger side glass (caught it before it broke). 
Apr 2017

100000 mi

US $600
Windshield glass seal leak into drivers footwell. Had to replace windshield. Connection in the main wiring harness to the SIPS airbag harness inside the passenger A pillar was cracked and throwing a code. No explanation or reason for damage. Did not choose to repair at this time as it requires replacement of the main harness and removal of interior to get it done. 
Jun 2017

100000 mi

US $75
Replaced drivers side mirror glass after it fell out and broke due to aging adhesive.  
Jul 2017

100500 mi
Adhesive on the cabin rear view failed, mirror fell off glass. Couldn't get anything to work, so ended up at Safelite and they reattached at no charge. A broken wiring harness connection inside the B pillar is throwing airbag codes. In order to fix that I'll need to replace the entire main cabin wiring harness, which means removing the complete interior.  
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2011 - Mar 2015
Oct 2011

32000 mi
AM radio did not work at all but the module was replaced under warranty at no charge. 
Sep 2013

51500 mi

US $57
Water was leaking from the sunroof area and running down the inside of the windshield. Cleaning the drain lines around the sunroof fixed the problem. clean drain lines around sunroof to prevent water leaks into the interior. 
Volvo V70 in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2012 - Jul 2020
Jun 2012

55180 mi
Leaking windshield washer reservoir 
Jul 2012

55580 mi
Windshield washer reservoir replaced for second time; repair successful this time. 
Jul 2014

87180 mi

C $300
Leaking rear caliper following rotor and pad replacement. Caliper was replaced with a new part. 
Dec 2016

119660 mi

C $30
Left side inner CV joint boot torn; replaced. 
May 2017

125240 mi
Negative battery terminal corrosion prevented starting. Cleaned terminal. Monitoring cable condition. 
Jun 2019

157480 mi

C $360
Engine surging at highway speeds. Cruise control self-cancelled each time. Paid dealer to read codes; replaced fuel pressure sensor myself. 
Jul 2019

159 mi

C $550
Replaced right rear trailing arm bushing to fix persistent squeak. Required special tool from UK (eBay). European Ford Mondeos used same rear suspension so tools are far more common there. 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2013 - Jun 2018
Mar 2014

146000 mi

US $200
Replace headlamp washer hose. 
Jul 2014

150700 mi

US $1564
Oil trap replaced Vacuum pump leaking oil; rebuilt. 
Dec 2015

167000 mi

US $300
Engine mounts sagging, replaced 
Apr 2016

173700 mi

US $900
Replaced front struts and linkages 
Jan 2017

169800 mi

US $140
Windshield glass adhesive failed causing a water leak over the climate and stereo console. Windshield removed intact and resealed by glass shop. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Mar 2018 - Apr 2018
Apr 2018

128000 mi

US $600
Faulty electric parking brake (which was disabling parking brake, adaptive cruise control and park assist features) was replaced 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2013
Mar 2010

6000 mi
Left side Blind spot indicator light went on erratically especially in rain. There was a factory update installed. Yet to be able to tell if the update solved the problem. 
Jan 2012 Alarm siren was replaced under warranty. Information center indicated an alarm system problem. 
Mar 2013

34000 mi
Inconsistent fuel guage reading which seemed to clear up on it's own. Dealer diagnostic indcated no problem with sending unit. Vehicle sold to dealer with a deal hard to refuse. 
Volvo V70 in Alabama, United States
Mar 2012 - May 2012
Apr 2012

76000 mi

US $1000
Third *attempt* at repairing suspension / bushings.....grinding noise and extremely rough ride. Sold car following month. 
Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Sep 2011 - Apr 2017
Oct 2011

71000 mi
Intermittant door locking problem - central locking. Central locking repaired by dealer we bought the car from for nothing.  Also AM radio not working. AM radio failed after a few days. Not considered economic to replace whole radio. 
Apr 2012

78800 mi

£1500
Oil leak 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Mar 2011 - Feb 2013
Jul 2011

15200 mi
Power brake booster vacuum leak. Booster replaced under warranty. 
Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Mar 2010 - Jun 2018
Oct 2010

7467 mi
Engine check light is on. Caused by minor leak dtc found po 442200 leak pump malfunction. perform software upgrade and perform leak test...failed test. Removed and replaced leak pump and performed leak test again, no faults after Engine chek light is on. Caused by minor leak dtc found po 442200 leak pump malfunction. perform software upgrade and perform leak test...failed test. Removed and replaced leak pump and performed leak test again, no faults after road test. 
Jul 2011

9000 mi
C 232 REPLACE CYLINDER HEAD COOLANT BLEEDER HOSE ALL GOOD. AM RADIO KEEPS CUTTING OFF. CAUSE 10 36001-2 DIAG TBLE CODES (DTCS) READING RESETINGVST/VCT (2). REPLACE 36001008 6 RADIO EXCHANGE 36345-2 MEDIA PLAYER REPLACE RELOAD IAM 30775608 0.REPLACED MODULE AND RELOADED SOFTWARE. ALL OK. 
Sep 2012

17000 mi

US $28
BATTERY COVER BROKEN TABS DRIED AND CRACKED. 

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2008 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Jul 2013 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

129000 mi

£200
Blocked filter at the bottom of the [power steering] fluid reservoir. Non-serviceable part so the complete reservoir container needed to be replaced. 

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2007.5 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Jun 2012 - Jan 2016
Mar 2013

80000 mi
Replace electronic shock absorbers 

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2007 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Dec 2011 - Dec 2012
Sep 2012

67000 mi
sway bar connector replaced 

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2007 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Dec 2010 - Jul 2011
Mar 2011

47000 mi
Alternator failure 
Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

12000 mi
Courtesy light in central tunnel intermittently does not work. Whistling noise around glove box. Rattle in tail gate. 

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2007 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2014 - Aug 2020
Oct 2015

55300 mi

US $50
Guides on moonroof failed causing moonroof to be inoperative 
Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2018
Sep 2011

54000 mi

US $150
Brake vacuum pump switch replaced. 
Jun 2012

64000 mi

US $750
The radiator was leaking and had to be replaced. 
Jul 2012

64700 mi

US $120
The fuel filler door hinge bracket broke and had to be replaced. At the same time it was noticed that a front parking bulb also had to be replaced. 
Sep 2013

82000 mi

US $200
PCV hose cracked. 
Dec 2013

90000 mi

US $249
The rear hatch struts had worn out and had to be replaced. 
May 2015

117600 mi

US $625
The radiator was leaking. A new radiator was installed along with new hoses. An aftermarket radiator was chosen because the previous replacement OEM radiator only lasted 3 years and would cost more. 
Jun 2015

120000 mi

US $600
The front springs seats failed. I had new spring seats and new struts replaced. I bought the parts from IPD for about $350 and paid the dealer about $250 for installation. 
Jan 2016

114000 mi

US $400
During an oil change, I was told that the front brakes needed replacement. Also, It had a clunky noise. It turned out that the front anti-sway bar end links were worn. Only making noise and not dangerous but I had them done. $400 for all. 
Apr 2017

142000 mi

US $560
Replacing rear rotor & pads. 
Sep 2017

149000 mi

US $120
The passenger side low beam bulb would go in and out, and when out the warning message would display. It turned out that the headlight harness had to be replaced. 
Dec 2017

151000 mi

US $450
Thermostat housing was leaking. Thermostat housing replaced with a new thermostat also. 
Mar 2018

155000 mi

US $191
The front passenger side spring seat broke and the strut was protruding up by about 2 inches. Spring seat replaced. 
Sep 2018

158000 mi

US $141
Front brakes replaced, rotors and pads. 
Volvo V70 in Singapore
Dec 2011 - May 2016
Dec 2011

37200 mi

$9000
alternator & AC compressor replaced. This started because the car overheated while sitting in tropical traffic jam. 
Jan 2016

87820 mi

$400
Windshield water nozzles but started w cracked water tank 
May 2016

89900 mi
radio has a tendency to go very loud suddenly 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
Oct 2014

90000 mi

US $353
Tailgate lock repair. Malfunction caused other electrical issues- faulty warning on dash, problems with lift gate light. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Dec 2016 - Dec 2017
Jun 2017

96000 mi

US $500
replaced all shocks with OEM parts; fixed a wheel bearing. 

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2007 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Spain
Jun 2012 - Jun 2013
Mar 2013

57660 mi

€600
Power steering pump faillure. New pump. 

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2007 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Nov 2008 - Jun 2016
Jan 2008

2550 mi
Repair under warranty. Driver's door central locking solenoid faulty. Car would lock all doors and tailgate but not driver's door. 
Apr 2008

4022 mi
Repair under warranty. Weather strip/self adhesive seal between roof and top of rear tailgate shutline defective. Adhesive failing. Replaced. 
Jan 2010

12570 mi
Dual mass flywheel developed fault - knocking and clatter at idle. Worse when cold, noise reduced when clutch pedal depressed. Manual gearbox removed and DMF examined. Found to be outside of manufacturers tolerances for play. Replaced under warranty. Dual mass flywheel developed fault - knocking and clatter at idle. Worse when cold, noise reduced when clutch pedal depressed. Manual gearbox removed and DMF examined. Found to be outside of manufacturers tolerances for play. Replaced under warranty. 
Apr 2012

20200 mi

£7
Exterior fuel flap hinge has broken, causing the fuel flap 'door' to be free moving as opposed to springing closed. Replacement part sourced off eBay cheaply and fixed myself. 
Aug 2012

21700 mi

£20
Clicking noise when moving forwards or backwards from a standstill. Noise is from both front driveshaft splines where they enter the hub. New plastic/rubber lip seals fitted between shaft and hub & new stretch bolts fitted to driveshafts. 
May 2013

25000 mi

£420
Both left & right front lower control arm rear bushes had split. Genuine replacement bushes bought, control arms removed from car and damaged bushes pressed out, new ones pressed in, control arms re-fitted to car. A creaking sound was noticed when compressing front suspension. Identified as worn upper strut top bearings and also worn lower spring isolators. Both strut top bearings, upper spring seats, & lower spring isolators replaced with new. 
Sep 2013

27000 mi

£36
'Anti-Skid Service Required' message appeared with fault code BCM0130. Feared it was my Brake Control Module (BCM)at £1k - it turned out to be one of two brake pressure sensors. Replaced with new sensor and hydraulic system bled. Both of the two small gas struts which hold the foldable dog/luggage guard in place had failed. This prevented the guard from being raised up to the headlining when not in use. New struts bought and easily fitted in less than 15 mins. 
Dec 2013

28000 mi

£148
Rear taillight red LED side markers (4 LED 'dots'), had failed on passenger side. Moisture ingress to lower taillight cluster appeared responsible. New lower cluster and LED printed circuit board (Volvo part 'diode bridge'), fitted. 
Apr 2014

28200 mi

£45
Exhaust mid section hanger support corroding badly. hadn't quite give up yet, but it was on the cards. Replaced hanger with Volvo's stainless repair kit. Much better and more secure. 
Dec 2014

32000 mi

£5
Plastic link arm which controls the intake swirl flaps snapped on the engine end of the arm. New arm fitted. Also made an 'L' shaped ally bracket & rubber bump stop, to stop the arm over extending during operation, causing the breakage. 

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2007 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Oregon, United States
Jan 2017 - Jul 2018
Jan 2017

166000 mi

US $650
Ignition switch frozen, would not move to the start position, and had to be replaced. Due to security systems it had to be ordered from factory. Car was immobilized and had to be towed to the shop. 
Nov 2017

170000 mi
Lifters on rear hatch no longer work consistently, needing a little boost to reach full height. This was an occasional problem, now is a consistent problem. We've decided to live with this for now, as our 2016 XC70 has become our travel car. 
Jul 2018

172000 mi
The catch broke off from the gas filler hatch. We're planning to live with this for a while to see if it matters. 

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2007 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
Jun 2011 - Sep 2014
Feb 2012

64000 mi

US $35
Upon am startup, msg cntr computer would say "coolant low, stop engine." Happened for several weeks but after 30 sec each time, msg quit. Took to Volvo specialist, coolant was slightly low due to cracked reservoir cap. $35 for a cap & fill 
Nov 2012

73300 mi

US $130
Replacement of rear lower control arm bushings - was covered under extended warranty. Also fuel door hinge was replaced under warranty. Bushing replace required 4 wheel alignment I had to pay for. Overall, impressed with dealer diagnostics 
Jan 2014

78000 mi

US $923
Right rear door power lock began locking on its own at random times. Entirely new lockset installed. A constant problem even though locks were set not to lock automatically when driving car, this lock would almost always lock. Still happening sometimes. Old CV joint boots split and oil spraying out. Replaced left and right CV boots and sway bars. 
Jul 2014

US $1000
Car was taken in for service by my son in law. It was the routine 98,500 oil change and there were suspension strut parts I think in front suspension that were worn out. Left headlight. 
Aug 2014

US $82
Headlight went out again two weeks later and. We went back to Galpin Volvo. Wiring harness was determined to be bad and replaced for $82. We were not charged for the headlight itself the 2nd time. 
Sep 2014 Self locking rear door was never fixed, we gave up on that. The past several weeks, the blower motor would turn itself on whether or not we were in the car and whether or not the key was in the ignition! 
Volvo V70 in Slovak Republic
Nov 2012 - Feb 2013
Feb 2013

83080 mi
Smoke from additional heating system 
Volvo V70 in Ohio, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2015
Jun 2015

170000 mi

US $350
Ujoints replaced. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2018 - Jun 2018
Apr 2018

112000 mi

US $600
replace axles, joints, cv boots 
Jun 2018

116000 mi

US $700
compressor 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2017 - Sep 2018
Feb 2018

81000 mi
Replace Intake Air Thermostat elbow 

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2007 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

138-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Norway
Mar 2010 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

39680 mi
anti-skid/DTSC temporarily off ABS/ANTI-SKID SERVICE REQUIRED 

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2007 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Louisiana, United States
Sep 2008 - Feb 2010
Jun 2009

24000 mi
Carpet torn at "dead pedal" (left foot rest). replaced entire from carpet. 

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2007 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder diesel automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

57000 mi

£30
Light bulb. Fiddly job. Wiper blades changed. 

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2006 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Mar 2014 - Mar 2015
Jun 2014

46000 mi

US $600
replace air temp sensor 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Oct 2013 - Dec 2013
Dec 2013

215000 mi

US $200
Had the engine checked as car lost power. Found out the #2 Cylinder had lost compression. Shop recommended not to repair. Need to check with others to see if repair is financially practical. 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009 - Mar 2010
Nov 2009

43400 mi
vibration at speed. Balancing wheels did nothing. 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Texas, United States
May 2013 - Dec 2014
Jun 2013

76000 mi

US $916
Lower control arm bushing was worn. Bushing was replaced. Upper engine mount was worn. Mount/bushing was replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Rhode Island, United States
Aug 2011 - Jul 2015
Feb 2014

71000 mi

US $200
Front right tie rod replaced Power window auto up does not function properly. The window will not stay closed using this function. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2012 - Sep 2013
Jun 2013

84000 mi

US $550
Upper strut bearing and sway bar bushings. 
Sep 2013

92000 mi

US $350
Tie-rod end replaced on front right suspension. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Mar 2010 - Sep 2014
Sep 2010

22000 mi
Rear luggage compartment hinges replaced  evap check engine light interior trim rattle exhaust mount replaced window seal cosmetic issue 
Volvo V70 in Arizona, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2018
Dec 2009

27000 mi
Yaw sensor. Anti-Skid Service Required message appeared on the ECU display. Dealer had to order the part and we are still waiting to go in for the service. Warranty: Yaw sensor. Anti-Skid Service Required message appeared on the ECU display. Dealer had to order the part and we are still waiting to go in for the service. 
Feb 2011

45000 mi

US $100
Small leak in radiator, parts were ordered and the radiator was replaced. Covered under the Ford ESP extended warranty purchased. $100.00 deductible. 
May 2011

48700 mi

US $100
Front passenger wheel bearing was replaced under extended warranty. 
Jan 2013

66000 mi

US $1200
New Rear 4C struts. Big Money Monroe SensaTracs (OEM). Four wheel alignment to remove rear toe. Car rides much better now. 
Jan 2014

47700 mi

US $750
Replaced a/c condenser because of small leak. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Aug 2009 - Nov 2011
May 2009

20000 mi
Turn signal stalk changed under warranty. Once the new one was in place, I realized that the old one was probably defective from day 1 and then just got worse and worse. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Aug 2016

88000 mi

US $300
Driver's door weatherstripping came loose, and had to be replaced. 
Nov 2016

90800 mi

US $1500
Car made a clunking sound when reversing. Took it to the dealer, and some bolts needed to be tightened. Rear parking sensor not working. Per the dealership, the sensors are eroding, and have to be replaced. Passenger front fog light out. Per the dealership, light bulbs melted together, and entire fog light has to be replaced. 
Sep 2017

103000 mi
Axel Splines were loose and causing a popping sounds when shifting. The axel splines had to be cleaned out, greased, and tightened. 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 6-speed manual AWD

Volvo V70 in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2010 - Sep 2016
Jun 2010

52080 mi

C $2300
Alarm started going off for no reason (2x). Replaces one sensor and siren control module. Covered on extended warranty. no deductible because other work done at same time. Pkg brake lining rusted free of shoe, Wedged in shoe & drove it forward, shearing a rectangular boss off the spindle. Replaced spindle, parking brakea, rotors & pads. This a design fault! Replace your pkg brake every 3 winters! replaced ball joint and 4-wheel alignment because of abnormal tire wear. Covered extended warranty $100 deductible. 
Jul 2010

53320 mi

C $100
oil seal leakage of the "bevel gear". Dealer says sleeve was not damaged but new sleeve is part of oil seal kit so it was replaced. 
Aug 2012

64060 mi

C $1684
replaced 4 cracked table bushings RH replaced cracked inner & outer axle boots RH replaced rear wiper motor - stripped gear in winter due to automatic "on" when reverse engaged. 
May 2013

68200 mi

C $713
Ignition lock cylinder would not turn past position 1. Common problem, flatbedded to dealer. New cylinder ordered, temp installed. New one installed 3 weeks later. 
Dec 2013

71300 mi

C $739
RR caliper bleed screw partly stripped with very slow leak. Caliper replaced. Caliper was last touched by dealer when parking brake boss was destroyed (see earlier problem). I give very low marks to Volvo Pointe-Claire. 
May 2014

72020 mi

C $3466
Upper motor mount Axel seal (FL) minor leak repair 
Jun 2014

71920 mi

C $3200
Throw-out bearing failed. Clutch covered with fluid & throw-out ball bearings destroyed the position sensor & sensor marks on flywheel. Replaced throw-out, clutch, flywheel, rear main seal, inner RH driveshaft seal. Alignment. 
Mar 2015

75640 mi
muffler and tailpipe replaced immobilizer did not recognize key, threw error code 
Aug 2016

80600 mi

C $3400
seized calipers, warped and worn rotors defective turn indicator switch new timing belt 10 years stitch drivers seat 130K service 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
May 2008 - Sep 2009
Aug 2008

35000 mi
Humming from the front of the car which would go away when the driver braked slightly or accelerated. Loud climate control fan. Dealer could not replicate. March repair @ approximately 30,000 miles. 
May 2009

45000 mi
Car was "crashing" over bumps in Comfort mode. Dealer adjusted tire pressures which helped the problem. 
Volvo V70 in Colorado, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2015
Jul 2010

38000 mi
Sway bar bushings replaced 
Jan 2014

US $450
Thermostat and housing replacement Software update: another $150 
Jun 2014

78000 mi

US $250
Window motor needed adjusting 
Dec 2014

84000 mi

US $20
Sunroof jammed. 
Mar 2015

84000 mi
horn went out 
Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Nov 2013 - Jan 2014
Dec 2013

193000 mi

US $686
Had to replace ignition switch, due to broken tumbler 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Mar 2008

48000 mi
Rear air vent "shut off" knob was loose. Loss of brake assist during certain steep up-hill only grades. Brakes function 100% all other times including down-hill braking. Dealer could not replicate, no trouble codes stored. Dealer replaced vaccuum pump, balance valve & sensors just in case ... 
Jun 2008

56000 mi
Active suspension strut had faulty valve. 
Sep 2008

64000 mi

US $65
Dash rattle. 
Feb 2009

74000 mi
Door handle stuck, dealers found a broken clip inside door, decided it was best to replace entire door panel instead of repairing part. Radiator cap had a crack. 
Sep 2009

85000 mi
Worn wheel bearing 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 257hp 2.4L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
May 2017

115940 mi

C $100
Replaced drivers side sway bar. 
Jun 2018

126480 mi

C $500
Rear brakes and rotors 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Jul 2010 - Dec 2012
Feb 2011

84000 mi

US $225
Power steering hose kinked, let air into system. Probably caused by radiator/intercooler repair at body shop. Hose replaced by dealer. 
Sep 2011

96000 mi
Bad charcoal canister set off check engine light. Repaired under warranty. 
Jul 2012

115700 mi

US $316
Replace worn driver's side wheel bearing and hub. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Apr 2007 - Jun 2011
May 2007

11000 mi
new fuel pump 
Sep 2008

28000 mi
driver seat lumbar motor 
Oct 2010

48300 mi

US $1500
overheating problem. poor engineering i think. pcv and throttle body 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2007 - Jul 2016
Jun 2008

21000 mi
Clunking noise from from passenger seat, repaired once and reappeared 
Aug 2008

22100 mi
Software download to correct check engine light malfunction. 
Oct 2008

23000 mi
A clunking noise inside the front passenger's seat was corrected. 
Jan 2013

24300 mi

US $25
Washer fluid leaking from R/R of cargo area. Washer hose behind interior panel in cargo area was loose, hose was reconnected 
May 2014

79400 mi

US $141
Manifold hose broken, replaced Replaced right front spring seat 
Jun 2014

81000 mi

US $503
Replaced passenger side front hub bearing 
Oct 2014

83300 mi

US $106
Rough idle. Electronic throttle module intake manifold cleaned. Gas cap door would not open. Rear electronic module connector repaired and fuse replaced. 
Feb 2015

87900 mi

US $180
Driver's side headlight replaced. Headlight replacement requires removal of air cleaner! Third brake light was inoperable. Rear tailgate wiring harness repaired. 
Apr 2015

93300 mi

US $985
Replaced left front sway bar link, $127. Whirring sound from front drive train. Bearing was defective, replaced, $528. Left front spring torn through. Part was replaced, $230. 
Nov 2015

99600 mi

US $1778
Replaced front control arm bushings, $666.50. Replaced turn signal stalk, $144.48. Replaced radiator, $967.09. 
Jan 2016

103500 mi

US $941
Replaced Breather box 
Apr 2016

106500 mi

US $450
Faulty fuel pressure sensor diagnosed and replaced, $365. Gas cap leak detected. Gas cap replaced, $85. 
Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Mar 2009 - Dec 2012
Sep 2009

27000 mi

US $50
Loose tie rod end, rear 
Volvo V70 in Nevada, United States
Feb 2015 - Jan 2016
Apr 2015

129000 mi

US $800
Had hard and erratic shifting and needed to do the 127,500 miles service. they updated software and flushed trans. Worked great for week now issue back worse 
Jan 2016 Started to have a head gasket issue. Transmission never fixed. Crooked dealer was forced to take the car back after they tried to get me to commit warranty fraud. 
Volvo V70 in Germany
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

42780 mi
Reverse sensors did not work, but suddenly worked, when the mechanic checked the car. Read the BC, found some fault entries, erased them, I left the workshop and... same failure again... :o( 
Volvo V70 in Texas, United States
Aug 2014 - Jul 2016
Jun 2015

77000 mi

US $250
Sunroof shade came off track. became wedged and would not move.rnReplaced sunroof shade guide springs, sunroof guide rail, sunroof modesty panels, re upholstered sunroof shade 
Jan 2016

86500 mi

US $150
Passenger side door lock actuator failed 
Jun 2016

92000 mi

US $20
Air conditioning would blow cold, but loose flow on longer drives. Found condensor was freezing up due to bad condensor temperature sensor. Replaced temperature sensor prevented freezing, but cooling performance suffered. Recharge required to restore cooling performance 
Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Jan 2017

112000 mi

US $4000
Need to replace several hoses that had worn, also spark plugs, timing belt replacement (routine) 
Jan 2018

120000 mi

US $750
New Starter  and cover for bottom of car, which came off during travel. 
Volvo V70 in Slovenia
Jul 2011 - Aug 2011
Aug 2011

102920 mi
Shop 1 destroyed ABS module while exchanging gasoline in my car (i've filled the car with gasoline instead of diesel). 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2012 - Mar 2013
Nov 2012

106000 mi

C $500
Mass Air, Clean throttle, repair hose 
Jan 2013

106520 mi

C $900
all wheel drive was not engaging. Spindle in Angle Gearhas to be replaced 
Volvo V70 in Alberta, Canada
Aug 2011 - Dec 2014
Apr 2014

86160 mi

C $1500
Radiator cracked. 
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2010 - Sep 2012
Feb 2011

76200 mi

US $1000
PCV system had a leak. 
Jul 2012

100800 mi

US $400
Needed rear struts 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2009 - Jun 2018
Nov 2009

45880 mi
Brake cylinder position sensor replaced. Rear left door whether strip replaced. 
Jul 2010

57040 mi
Engine cooling fan noisy, had to be replaced 
Jun 2011

74400 mi
Lower Ball Joints have been replaced 
Sep 2011

80600 mi

C $80
No brakes when cold start, replaced the booster vacuum switch 
Oct 2011

81200 mi

C $200
Replaced the Brake Booster Vacuum Pump 
Feb 2014

119040 mi

C $1400
Engine took a long time to warmup, thermostat needs to be replaced 
Oct 2015

153840 mi

C $150
Muffler hanger rusted, another hanger welded to the mufler 
Nov 2015

155840 mi

C $20
Replaced the front light socket 
May 2016

165540 mi

C $75
Recharged the AC 
Sep 2016

171740 mi

C $50
Rpm not stable when idle or low speed Replace injectors filters and gaskets 
Jan 2017

160880 mi

C $750
I was getting codes P0101 and P0170 which made me believe there is an issue with the MAF sensor (Mass Air Flow). Unfortunately this was not the issue, it was the PCV system. PCV system replacement Alternator was noisy 
Apr 2017

177940 mi

C $300
Inner and Outer tierods both sides 
Dec 2017

187240 mi

C $400
Acceleration surges - TCM (throttle control module) replaced 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2009 - Dec 2017
Jun 2013

82460 mi

C $330
Replaced upper and lower engine torque mounts. Replaced sway bar links. 
Aug 2013

84260 mi

C $1100
A/C compressor clutch failed to engage. Mechanic claimed that nobody sells just the clutch unit anymore, so it was a complete compressor re/re job. I have since read that you can sometimes shim the clutch to get it to engage. 
Apr 2014

90820 mi

C $750
Replaced original muffler (just the muffler, nothing else) with an aftermarket Walker muffler. 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-speed automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Manitoba, Canada
Jan 2010 - Sep 2011
Sep 2011

53320 mi

C $250
anti-skid warning, BCM error codes (1300, 1306) 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Romania
Dec 2017 - Jul 2018
Jan 2018

138880 mi

$20
The stick that link a small electric engine with the swirl flaps was stuck to the electric engine axis in order to control the intake system 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
Jan 2008 - Feb 2014
Feb 2008

27000 mi
Very annoying problem, where dealer insisted I had left cap off, triggerng a flag for tank atmospheric question. Took it in three times before I convinced them it was a emission control fault. 
Mar 2008

29000 mi
Atmospheric pressure sensor in gas tank replaced. 
Sep 2008

34000 mi
Dealer replaced entire Instrument cluster because faulty gas gauge. 
Sep 2009

47000 mi
Driver information center advised fuel cap loose. Fuel pressurization pump previously replaced for this problem. Check engine light lit after three restarts. This time dealer reflashed the computer. 
Oct 2011

88000 mi
V70 has had some sort of problem with gas tank sensor from the start. It's been to Volvo 4 times when it was under warranty, and they spent significant money trying to fix it. I finally just got a $60 dollar scanner to reset the light. 
Dec 2013

117000 mi

US $1500
New clutch, slave cylinder, pressure plate 
Volvo V70 in South Africa
Mar 2010 - Jun 2018
Apr 2010

27900 mi
Cracked gear plate. No sign of problem developing. I just "lost" my ability to change gears while going 120k on a major freeway. 
Dec 2010

33480 mi
Drive Window - mechanism which closes the window automatically was not working - thus to close window the "button needed to be held until window completely closed. 
Sep 2011

38440 mi
I took the car in for its annual check up. I had not noticed any problem. When I collected the car I was told that a problem had been identified wrt the radiator. The entire radiator was then replaced. 
Nov 2011

39060 mi

R 50
Rear light bulb failed and needed to be repaired. Car was booked in for repair - it was not attended to on the spot and then took 2 hours to replace. 
Jan 2012

44980 mi

R 60
Car remote was not fully functional - only one of the three key remotes we have was working 
Nov 2012

42560 mi

R 200
The petrol flap was first stuck on open all the time BUT then it switched to being stuck on closed and filling tank was impossible. Fortunately not during a long trip. Repair was relativley painless. 
Jan 2014

43880 mi

R 20
Dipped beam bulb needed replacement 
Aug 2017

62000 mi

R 1000
General maintenance There was a problem with the aircon system but this was repaired later 
Sep 2017

62000 mi
A/C repair 
May 2018

63860 mi

R 10
light bulb repair - 1-15 minutes 

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2006 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010

68000 mi
AWD off. Sensor replaced. Warning light came on just as I was leaving the shop. Was told that the DEM is now broken and needs to be fixed. Many more trips to the shop after this. Brought car in a year ago under warranty, they said no problem. Came back now with same symptoms, say I need a new transmission @65,000 miles! No paperwork at the shop for investigating a year ago. Looking into my options. 
Oct 2010

69000 mi
After the DEM, sensor, airconditioning (had to send back twice), the transmission needed to be replaced. WHAT A NIGHTMARE. VOLVO will only give 1 year warranty. 
Volvo V70 in Texas, United States
Oct 2012 - Jul 2015
Jan 2012

62000 mi

US $1100
Key lock cylinder jammed up in the ignition. Car would not start. Had to be towed to dealer to await new cylinder from factory. 
Volvo V70 in Maryland, United States
Dec 2009 - Apr 2012
Jul 2009

80000 mi

US $20
headlight (bulb only) replacement... the worst car I've ever replaced a bulb in 
Apr 2012

127000 mi

US $267
Broken tie rod ends, misalignment 

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2006 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Jul 2009 - Jan 2012
Sep 2009

48000 mi
Air leak around drivers side window. Replaced drivers door seal but leak is still present. 
Jan 2012

76000 mi
Exhaust solenoid fault 

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2006 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Alaska, United States
Apr 2012 - May 2012
May 2012

58000 mi

US $350
rear wiper motor 

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2005 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

147000 mi

US $1400
second transmission replacement in this car. 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

68200 mi

C $650
Replaced rear wheel bearing 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2009 - Mar 2010
Jul 2009

52080 mi
rear propeller shaft seal was replaced and lubed. 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 6-speed manual AWD

Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2009 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

74400 mi

C $520
steering u-joint between wheel and rack had failed/frozen, steering extremely heavy and would not return to center without force front left CV boot had split 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2008 - Oct 2009
Apr 2009

58280 mi

C $100
power steering unit and control arms 
Oct 2009

64480 mi

C $300
front suspension struts replaced 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Kansas, United States
Feb 2010 - Jan 2013
Apr 2010

115000 mi
Replaced PCV oil separator and hose, oil separator (vapor container) started leaking. 
Volvo V70 in British Columbia, Canada
Dec 2011 - May 2017
Oct 2012

46600 mi

C $1000
Worn control arm bushings PCV hose broken 
Sep 2013

49600 mi

C $300
Perished motor mount bushing 
Apr 2016

61060 mi
Fuel rail cover came off, who knows where, leaving fuel line dangling below car, required replacement. 
May 2017

65720 mi
In addition the ABS module threw codes every other drive (a well known Volvo issue) - on an R, this is a CDN$1700 part. Did not repair. 
Volvo V70 in Oklahoma, United States
- Jun 2009
Feb 2009

29500 mi

US $100
Seat Back latch 
Jun 2009

30500 mi

US $599
Gas Tank Pressure Reg 
Volvo V70 in Nova Scotia, Canada
Jul 2016 - Jun 2019
Oct 2016

110980 mi

C $400
Replaced front upper strut mounts, upper spring seats, and front swaybar end links. Performed 4 wheel alignment and SUM calibration. Replaced RH e-brake cable that had seized due to a hole worn thru the outer casing allowing water to enter. Replaced one tire (Michelin Pilot Sport AS/3) because of a broken belt (presumed road damage). Update - The remaining three tires required replacement shortly thereafter with all developing an imbalance which could not be sorted with weights. 
Dec 2017

115320 mi

C $225
Replaced scored rotors and glazed pads 
Jun 2018

119660 mi

C $300
Water pump (NAPA-brand replaced at 116K with a TB service) failed by throwing off all its blades so went ahead and did a complete timing and serpentine belt service with not only the water pump being replaced but all belts, rollers and tensioners. WARNING: Do not use any pumps that use composite or plastic blades. Use only OEM or OE pumps with metal blades. 
Sep 2018

120280 mi

C $60
Arm broke on the LH headlamp height sensor causing lights to be too low. Part replaced and SUM re-calibrated via VIDA. Low tone horn failed due to terminal corrosion. Horn set replaced with Hella Supertones. 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 257hp 2.4L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in British Columbia, Canada
- May 2011
May 2011 Everything else, repair 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Apr 2008 - Oct 2011
Sep 2010

51000 mi

US $900
had to replace the radiator 
Jan 2011

54300 mi

US $2100
part failed and let coolant mix with oil. Needed new radiator and hoses and had to flush engine. 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2008 - Nov 2013
Sep 2013

77000 mi

US $1200
Radiator 
Volvo V70 in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2018
Oct 2010

78000 mi

US $506
Tie rods replaced, both sides, and steering alignment completed. Steering felt loose, mechanic confirmed worn tie rods. 
Jan 2011

80500 mi

US $506
Leak in radiator. Radiator replaced with new one. total cost $900 including parts, labor, tax, etc. 
Jun 2014

114000 mi

US $150
Ball joint on left front wheel suspension was making noise when driving over bumps. Service station confirmed and replaced part. 
Oct 2014

122500 mi

US $450
ABS failed two years ago. Dealer estimate to fix was $2600 to replace ABS pump. Local repair shop tested ABS to determine pump failure was due to motor. Had motor rebuilt and replaced for $500. Discount of 10% to display bumper sticker. 
Jun 2016

140000 mi

US $550
a piece of metal broke on the ignition lock, jamming the lock. Tow to home105 miles, locksmith removed metal piece. Common problem on Volvo locks. Don't have dealer fix it, they will order new part from Sweden, will take a week & cost $800. 
Mar 2017

144800 mi

US $287
Noticed poor gas mileage and occasional engine hesitation. Check engine light came on once and service station read the codes. Replaced fuel pressure sensor. Problem solved. 
Nov 2017

149000 mi

US $150
Wagon rear hatch lock was not functioning. Repair shop removed panel and discovered a broken wire to the lock solenoid. Wire spliced and lock is now working. 
May 2018

151500 mi

US $1458
Struts replaced. Total cost also included routine maintenance, oil lube filter, etc. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Nov 2008 - Aug 2016
Dec 2008

23000 mi

US $115
Engine misfires after cold start. Technical Service Bulletin for this problem is; TNN 21-21. In order to fix the problem, all intake valves must be replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
Nov 2014 - Dec 2015
Nov 2014

112000 mi

US $507
Engine began to lurch and surge when accelerating Fuel pressure sensor and fuel filter replaced. 
Aug 2015

127700 mi

US $2000
New struts w/springs, new front end suspension components replaced, new rear shocks. 
Nov 2015

129100 mi

US $1100
Car idling very rough at start up...Check engine light on. Independent mechanic installed new MAF. Next day same problem. 2nd new MAF installed. Check engine light on next day. Volvo dealer installed "factory" MAF and carbon cleaned intake system. Car running great since. Original mechanic gave me credit for defective MAF. Volvo mechanic said that "generic" MAF's seldom worked on 2.5 T 5 cyl engine. 
Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
Jul 2013 - Jan 2016
Apr 2014

99500 mi

US $1200
Lower control arms, inner/outer tie rod ends, sway bar end links, entire strut assembly except for springs. 
Sep 2014

107000 mi

US $60
Check engine light code indicated fuel pressure problems. Replaced fuel pressure sensor, problem solved. 
Mar 2015

118000 mi

US $330
Entire PCV system. 
Volvo V70 in Alabama, United States
Oct 2016 - Jan 2018
Sep 2016

245000 mi

US $50
A/C cycling on and off due to overcharging 
Jan 2017 REPLACED HORNS. THEY WERE NOT BLOWING LOUDLY ANYMORE. 
Apr 2017

246000 mi

US $30
Top motor torque mount worn out and replaced. 
Nov 2017

251000 mi

US $30
SHIFTER BUTTON BROKE. CAR WOULD NOT SHIFT OUT OF PARK. COMMON PROBLEM. YOU CANNOT STAY AHEAD OF WHAT BREAKS ON AN OLDER VOLVO. VOLVO SELLS ENTIRE SHIFTER BUT NOT BUTTON. AFTERMARKET BUTTON BROKE AFTER A WEEK. REMOVED BUTTON AND DEPEND ON KEY AND BRAKE PEDAL INTERLOCK. 
Volvo V70 in Utah, United States
May 2013 - Aug 2013
Feb 2013

104000 mi

US $3050
Purchased the car from a private seller, and the transmission started slipping about 1 month later. I had to replace the entire transmission. 
Jun 2013

115000 mi

US $407
Replaced right rear wheel bearing 
Aug 2013

115000 mi
Tie rod ends were worn and clunking. Needed to be fixed. 
Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Sep 2013 - Jun 2015
May 2015

111000 mi

US $193
AC not cooling car sufficiently 
Volvo V70 in Illinois, United States
Apr 2008 - Jun 2014
Feb 2009

49000 mi
Radiator developed leak. New radiator installed - problem repaired. Steering wheel buttons were luminated by faded in and out. Replaced lighting system on steering wheel. Issue fixed. 
May 2009

54000 mi

US $310
Car in for 52.5 routine maintenance. Tech recommended rear brake pads and upper tie rod (left side). Ordered parts and DIY both repairs. 
Aug 2009

57000 mi

US $540
Took vehicle in for oil change/tire rotation and discovered issue with front right bushing worn out in control arm. Sourced new parts and had installed by same mechanic. Successful repair and alignment complete. 
Feb 2011

86000 mi

US $450
Replaced A-frames on front end. Bushings worn so replaced entire A-frame on both sides. 
Apr 2011

90000 mi

US $210
A plastic PCV type valve got old brittle and cracked. 
Nov 2011

102000 mi

US $175
Replaced Left Tie Rod Relaced Left Tie Rod 
Jan 2012

103900 mi

US $175
Fuel Door was removed by high pressure car wash and not reusable. A new fuel door was ordered (painted) and replaced. 
Sep 2012

113000 mi

US $150
Replaced Ball Joint. 
May 2014

121000 mi

US $89
Headlight and tail light out 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Greece
Dec 2011 - Dec 2015
Apr 2014

55800 mi

€3500
Change of the transmission with refurbished one. Still evaluating replacement. 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2014 - Feb 2017
Nov 2014

106640 mi
Windshield washer pump was replaced (hell of a job) but still not working. Windshield washer pump replaced but was still not working. Minor electrical issue was repaired at no charge. 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

302000 mi

US $35
replaced trim around wiper blades - missing 
Volvo V70 in Slovenia
Mar 2011 - Jan 2016
May 2011

123360 mi

€200
Right wheek bearing replaced first time and the only one so far. 
Nov 2011

127100 mi

€200
Hand brake. Headlight washing system failure 
Jan 2016

199640 mi
Worn bushings Map sensor warning 

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2005 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2012 - Sep 2018
Jan 2012

135000 mi

US $2500
Broken large piece from head of one of the exhaust valves in No. 5 cylinder. Discovered engine has solid lifters. Not sure if valve overheated due to not seating properly because valve stretched. Happened while cruising at 65 MPH. 
Sep 2012

149000 mi

US $300
Check Engine light on. Code P0190 - Fuel Pressure Sensor reads high. Verified with freeze frame data. Problem very intermittant. Replaced sensor with Volvo part. Problem resolved. Scan tool shows MAF sensor reads very high just after startup. Lasts for about one minute. Very high negative STFT after engine goes into closed loop. Tried to clean MAF - NG. Replaced MAF. I am an experienced mechanic. 
Feb 2013

154600 mi

US $320
After running for 20 sec or less from a cold start (overnight), the fuel pressure drops to 282 KPa causing the engine to stall. Press spec 375 - 395 KPa. Swapped PEM module fixed problem. Very tough to catch this issue while failing-scantool. 
May 2013

159000 mi

US $1
Driver's window on dash reported tailgate not latched. Researched on Volvoforums and found broken pink wire at left tailgate hinge in wire loom which lead to microswitch in tailgate latch. Repaired wire. See also article in MathewsVolvo. 
Sep 2013

166000 mi

US $1800
Replaced entire exhaust system downstream of the cat due to leaks from corrosion. Replaced front A-arms both sides because the bushings were worn. 
Sep 2014

177000 mi

US $22
The shift lever broke. Could only shift between drive and neutral gears. Bought new shift lever assy at dealer and installed. Got repeated ck eng lites - code P0014 Cam Pos Bank 1 timing over adv and code P0026 Intake Valve Bank 1 contl solenoid crkt range, perf in just a few miles of driving. Change oil and filter after only 3,100 miles to fix. 
Dec 2014

180000 mi

US $7200
Engine stalls too lean due to low fuel pump pressure 20 sec after a cold start with outside air temp below 40 degF. Engine easily restarted and runs fine rest of day. Replaced pump. See previous attempts to repair - swapped fuel pump module - Feb 2013. Chipped a piece out of one exhaust valve in #3 cyl. Same failure as in Jan 2012 except cyl #3. Had shop install used engine. Catalytic converter melted down this time. Had to swap in new one ($1,900.00 for part). 
Jun 2015

186000 mi

US $25
Oil consumption at about 250 miles/qt when driving at highway speeds (60 MPH +)using conventional. Researched Volvo TSB's using Alldata and found two that referenced use only pure synthetic motor oil. Switched to Mobil 1 and problem solved 
Aug 2015

187000 mi

US $2
Lower left rear tail light socket corroded preventing light from working. Removed socket and bulb assy, cleaned off corrosion and replaced. 
Sep 2015

188000 mi

US $5
Corrosion in right rear dual filament light socket caused position light warning in driver info panel. Removed entire light box assy, cleaned contacts and reassembled. 
Nov 2015

189100 mi

US $350
The previous attempts did not last. Replaced both upper and lower left rear tail light boxes and all socket assy. I haven't had any trouble since. Corrosion destroyed the surface coating at the light socket. 
May 2017

200000 mi

US $1
Directional light switch was intermittent. Found I could substantially improve by pulling the directional signal stick toward the steering wheel (to change to hi/lo beam for headlites) and operating the switch in both directions several times before each trip. Also works if must do this in middle of trip. 
Sep 2018

212000 mi

US $1726
Replaced both front axles assy with Volvo factory rebuilt axles. Replaced failed directional signal (and other functions) multifunctional sw with Volvo part. 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2008 - Dec 2011
Jan 2008

26334 mi
rear latch mechanism failure...warranty. 
Sep 2009

65000 mi
cel, software upgrade 
Dec 2011

100000 mi

US $250
Catalytic converter, from Erie Volvo, vs $1200 for new one. Symptom was a harmonic buzz around 2k rpm on acceleration, graduated to a code, my extended warranty had expired 4 weeks earlier, dealer would do nothing till it threw a code. 
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2010
Sep 2009

57000 mi
rear wiper washer fluid leaking inside vehicle. dealer fixed and paid for 100% of the cost. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Oct 2008 - Jan 2014
Mar 2009

33000 mi
Installed spring kit occupant weight sensor bracket on passenger airbag. 
May 2010

52700 mi
CD player would not play CD's. Driver's side seatbelt was difficult to unlatch. Replaced seat belt latch due to internal mechanical fault. 
Aug 2011

71000 mi

US $350
Passenger front window would bounce back open w/ the auto close feature. Dealer fixed it w/ no charge while doing routine maintenance. 
Jul 2012

83000 mi

US $680
Leaking AC condenser was replaced. 
Jan 2014

44000 mi
Engine was hesitating at acceleration and deceleration. Diagnostics determined that the transmission needed replacement. 
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2008 - Feb 2019
Jun 2008

41000 mi
Worn front sway bar links. They were replaced. Front windows squeak. New glides ordered. Will have installed by roving van, no additional trip to shop needed. 
Nov 2010

82000 mi
upper engine mount bushing broken - replaced entire mount as the bushing is integral to the mount front lower control arm bushings replaced Outer axle boots torn and leaking. Boots were replaced prior to any axle damage. 
Mar 2014

138000 mi

US $850
replaced both ball joints and passenger side inner and outer tie rod ends. 
Jul 2014

141200 mi
Replaced the front struts, rear shocks, and lower control arms. All preventative work, to bring the ride back to like-new conditions. 
Nov 2016

173500 mi

US $120
Parking brake cable on one side was failing (plastic cover broke and interior cable housing was rusting). I replace both cables, even though only one had gone bad. 
Jul 2017

178000 mi

US $500
blower motor resistor went bad. blower would not operate. I replaced both the resistor and the blower motor, however, given the age of the car and since it takes some effort to get to the blower and resistor. The blower motor was about $200 and the resistor about $80. replaced all motor mounts. I could feel an increasing amount of vibration. Replacing the motor mounts reduced the vibration I can feel. The mounts cost about $220 total (3 lower mounts and 2 torque mounts) 
Volvo V70 in Ohio, United States
Sep 2013 - Jun 2017
Jun 2016

138000 mi

US $800
Replaced worn items (tie rod ends) 
Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
May 2014 - Sep 2014
Jun 2014

96000 mi
Replaced front struts 

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2005 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2010 - Feb 2011
Sep 2010

50000 mi

US $200
Car would not start: starter cable connection corroded and needed to be cleaned and reattached. Window squeaked: drivers window track needed to be lubricated. 

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2005 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Mar 2008 - Jul 2013
Aug 2010

64000 mi
Electronic controls on the steering wheel and steering column (turn signals, wipers, trip computer, cruise, radio controls) not functional. Fixed under CPO warranty (control module and steering wheel buttons replaced). 
Jul 2013

106000 mi
Turbo failure Shocks and front lower subframe bushings Radiator hole 
Volvo V70 in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2012 - Jan 2017
Oct 2013

98500 mi

US $1000
drag links 
Jun 2015

116000 mi

US $39
Replaced worn sway bar link 
Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Jul 2009 - Feb 2012
Sep 2011

82000 mi

US $29
Headlight lense was hazzing over from years of sun and environmental issues. Had shop sand and buff out to restore the lense clarity. 
Oct 2011

85000 mi

US $250
When shifting into drive, there is a very audible "click" coming from the perceived right front wheel area. 

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2005 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder manual 2WD

Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2010
Jun 2008

66000 mi
Power locks didn't work but problem was sticking ignition key. Power driver's seat would not go up and down (sometimes). Replacement ignition lock installed, keys programmed Power seat module installed, programmed 

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2005 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Minnesota, United States
May 2009 - Dec 2016
Jun 2009

51000 mi

US $150
Passenger airbag off light comes periodically comes on when someone is sitting in the passenger seat. 
Sep 2014

99000 mi

US $1000
Front axles and boots 
Sep 2016

113000 mi

US $500
Worn out connections 

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2004 Volvo V70

turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Norway
Oct 2008 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

156860 mi

$100
-Park light bulbs changed (partly preventative); - fuse of rear screenwiper-washer replaced; - oil change; - Diesel fuel engine & cabin heating system checked; - arctic wintertyres mounted (down to -30 C. 

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2004 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Nov 2011 - Dec 2012
Jan 2012

US $10
Interior door handle broke from lock cable. Cheap plastic container box inside door broke. Made a bracket from electrical cable holder and screwed it into the plastic around the box to secure the cable mechanism. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 6-speed manual AWD

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Nov 2017
Sep 2014

120000 mi

US $100
Coolant reservoir was leaking and replaced. 
Dec 2014

123000 mi

US $5000
clutch slave cylinder started to leak. Replaced clutch and flywheel as a part of the procedure 
Oct 2015

135800 mi
Replaced lower control arms due to worn bushings. 
Feb 2017

160000 mi

US $60
Fuel pressure regulator was replaced. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
May 2008 - Sep 2009
Nov 2008

38000 mi
Had fuel pressure sensor changed after check engine light came on--part of recall (known issue) replacement with new sensors paid by Volvo 
Jun 2009

40000 mi

US $515
Slave cylinder failed causing clutch to fail. Slave cylinder and whole clutch were replaced. Volvo North America paid for about $2000 of repair, I was responsible for $513. Not a bad deal considering car was out of warranty (in service in Febuary 2004) 
Aug 2009

41000 mi

US $50
In for pre-purchase inspection and Volvo tech. noticed something not right with the power steering pump. Had replaced and paid for by Fidelity (FWS) warranty-$50 deductible. 
Volvo V70 in Vermont, United States
Apr 2011 - Apr 2012
Sep 2011

132000 mi

US $1800
misfire due to defective coil. Replaced coil on cyl #4. need another coil on #2 not repaired yet. Replace entire 4-c suspension system and installed new control arms front with new swaybars and end links.  
Dec 2011

136000 mi

US $200
replaced failed coil #2 and o-ring on turbo pressure pipe that was causing check engine light to come on. 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2013 - Jan 2014
Jan 2014

US $1000
Electrical system short was blowing out fuel pump. Went through 2 fuel pumps. 
Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Jan 2017 - Mar 2017
Jan 2017

102000 mi
MIL came on, DTC indicated issue with fuel trim. DTC read/cancelled with DICE. MIL went off. No other DTC of note. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jan 2009 - Sep 2011
Apr 2009

52000 mi

US $287
Tailgate sometimes won't open. Handle fails to unlatch the tailgate.  Driver side heated seat stopped working. New heating unit ordered and replaced. Some stitching of the upholstery was not covered by warranty but the new heating unit was covered.  
May 2009

52000 mi

US $30
Replaced torn top motor mount. Used aftermarket price with better service life than OEM part. 
Jul 2009

55000 mi

US $46
left rear wheel bearing was noisy/failing, was replaced 
Apr 2010

61300 mi

US $349
Check Engine Lamp illuminated- New Emission control software installed by dealer (updated SW version), then the CEL remained illuminated, which leads us to problems 2 and 3 of this Service Visit CEL illuminated. After free Software update, the Fuel Evaporative Pump in the emission system was found to be inoperative. Not covered under Emission Warranty nor Extended Warranty. Cost to me: $348.67 CEL illuminated, after free software update the Brake Pedal Position Sensor was found to be inoperative. This was replaced under extended warranty. BRAKE lamp illuminated w/"BRAKE FLUID LOW- SERVICE URGENT" message. Dealer found brake fluid low, but no leak in brake system. Likely fluid is leaking in the Clutch Slave Cyl, but diagnosis would cost over $1100, so filled fluid only for now. 
Nov 2010

65500 mi
Squealing noise noticed at idle, I assumed it was related to serpentine belt, but unfortunately it was failed clutch Pilot Bearing/Throwout Bearing. Replaced clutch assembly (including still serviceable clutch plate). The day after I got car home from clutch replacement I found puddle under transmission. Returned to dealer. Failed angle gear seal (I feel it was damaged during clutch replacement) but dealer submitted as claim to extended warranty for $397 Transmission was leaking AGAIN, returned to dealer. they cleaned off leaking fluid, added dye to gearbox to find source of leak, told me to return when I see drips on garage floor. Has not started leaking yet. Perhaps filler plug was loose? 
Jul 2011

69000 mi
"Suspension Setting Service Required" message for 4C electronic suspension. Dealer pulled code for 2 front struts but could not diagnose the exact problem, so after 9 days in shop I collected the car unrepaired (without paying) Clutch replaced 9 months ago after which angle gear oil leak immediately occurred. Now angle gear leaking again. Dealer didn't know why it was leaking but replaced the "crown seal"; told me to take it home and watch fur further leak. 
Aug 2011

69000 mi
Returned to dealer to continue troubleshooting 4C suspension problem. Diagnosed faulty RF electronic strut. Strut replaced at wholesale cost, with labor split by owner and Volvo Cars NA. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 300hp 2.5L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Idaho, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2016
Feb 2011

60600 mi

US $749
Ignition key was starting to NOT work, i.e., could not turn it. 
Nov 2013

68600 mi
Fuel tank was leaking around the sending unit. 
Jan 2015

69700 mi

US $2700
Front and rear struts replaced and alignment. Decided to have the timing belt done, which is maintenance. Did not expect the strut problem at 78,000 miles. A bit disappointed in the Volvo on this. All wheel drive gear was stripped as was the sleeve. Am becoming very disappointed in this car. That is over $8000.00 in recent repairs with a car that only has a little over 73,000 miles on it....... 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Aug 2011 - Dec 2014
Dec 2011

106000 mi

US $490
Replaced left rear wheel bearing. 
May 2012

109000 mi

US $895
Cabin blower continued to run after key was turned off, draining the battery on two occasions. The fan motor and power unit were replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
May 2010 - Mar 2018
Dec 2010

73000 mi

US $400
Left rear wheel bearing. 
Apr 2012

91000 mi

US $55
Worn front lower control arm bushings - quoted $900 for new control arms 
Jun 2014

119000 mi

US $50
power steering whine - replaced reservoir 
Jan 2015

127700 mi

US $900
Passenger side strut upper spring seat broken. Replace struts, seats, bearings, a-arms, ball joints, tie rod ends, sway bar end links 
Sep 2015

145000 mi

US $65
RF HID Bulb Blown - Replace Bulb 
Apr 2017

180000 mi

US $150
Replaced passenger front axle. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Aug 2010 - Sep 2017
Dec 2011

131000 mi

US $300
replaced right drive axle account torn boots 
Sep 2013

156000 mi

US $1200
replace flexplate and starter account starter bendix spring wore and starter rode on flexplate wearing ring gear. 
Sep 2014

167000 mi

US $500
left rear wheel bearing 
Volvo V70 in Arizona, United States
Dec 2009 - Feb 2014
Sep 2010

47000 mi

US $200
Turn signal stalk had to be replaced. Left turn signal did not always engage.  
Sep 2011

50000 mi

US $474
Fuel pressure regulator failed. Part of a recall for 2004 V70R's but mine was a later build so Volvo would not cover cost. Sounds like a continuing problem, this is our 6th and last Volvo. Update: Volvo ultimately covered cost. 
Jan 2012

51300 mi

US $25
Replaced the "V" in V70R that a car wash stripped off.  
Jun 2012

55000 mi

US $125
Side seam on driver's seat separated and had to be resewn 
Mar 2013

58000 mi

US $67
Tail light burned out. I had them replace all four bulbs. Labor was about $50 of this. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Dec 2009 - Feb 2013
Sep 2010

59000 mi

US $150
I had to replace the engine mount (bushing). The old one had torn apart. 
Mar 2012

78000 mi

US $550
Control Arm Bushing on the front wheels were completely gone, 4 bushing total (2 per side). The rear bushing looked fine. Battery failed test, had to replace Alarm system warning light came on, needed to replace backup module that controls backup siren. 
Jul 2012

83000 mi

US $1000
Radiator was leaking, replaced. 
Feb 2013

87000 mi
Steering started making moaning noises on slight right turn only. 
Volvo V70 in Indiana, United States
Mar 2010 - Sep 2011
Dec 2010

102000 mi

US $1459
Needed new rear wheel hub assemblies. The bearings were loose and the wheels could wobble side to side. 
Mar 2011

104000 mi
Faulty seat heater (drivers side) was replaced with a new heating grid.  
Volvo V70 in Finland
Jun 2010 - Jun 2018
Jul 2010

66960 mi
The fuel pressure sensor broke. There were recall 181 in United States, but here in Finland car owners don`t have this law to protect us from breakdowns in the street.  
Apr 2011

80600 mi

€50
turning limiters were worn out and full turn was noisy, because tires rubbered inner fender on both sides. 
Jun 2011

85560 mi

€150
inner tie rod end has wore out. I changed both inner and outer ends on both sides and I did a wheel aligment. 
Dec 2011

94240 mi
lower ball joint has a play 
Jan 2012

105440 mi

€1700
AWD stopped to work. Car was only FWD. The teeth of sleeve which connect the transmission to angle gear were worn out. Also the theet of angel gear were worn. Replaced connection sleeve and angel gear. 
Mar 2016

136400 mi
sudden death during a long trip driving 
Jul 2016

146200 mi

€93
4c chassis needs service. There were one of four level sensor broken. The dealer did not have the spare in stock, so they will call when they get it. 
Dec 2016

151280 mi

€85
Steering colum joint was stiff and need to ne replaced. 
Volvo V70 in District of Columbia, United States
Aug 2014 - Aug 2014
Aug 2014

93000 mi

US $2400
Needed new alternator. It had been replaced 24,000 ago Radiator started leaking, plastic piece of it cracked. Needed new radiator 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Jan 2010 - Feb 2010
Feb 2010

81000 mi
Both front struts. 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Jul 2012 - May 2015
Apr 2013

123000 mi
replaced front wheel bearing 
Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
May 2007 - Jun 2018
Apr 2007

38000 mi
replace latch for rear fold-down seat 
Mar 2008

49000 mi
Squeak in steering wheel. Hard to start car at times. 
Dec 2009

72000 mi

US $89
R side heated mirror would no longer heat up--it was replaced 
Jul 2010

82000 mi

US $300
check engine light, temporarily went away after new engine software download emission control system part replaced 
Nov 2010

86000 mi

US $1200
coolant loss--corroded radiator replaced steering groan on turns, loose clamp, replaced 
Jan 2011

87700 mi

US $150
some kind of sensor with the fuel system/turbo 
Jun 2011

94000 mi

US $60
tie rod end replacement 
Oct 2011

98500 mi

US $400
shock mount needed replacing 
Apr 2012

106500 mi
seat heater malfunction, burned hole in seat 
Mar 2015

134000 mi

US $500
Ignition switch (where key goes in) broke, had to be replaced 
Nov 2015

144600 mi

US $700
replaced sway bar endlinks upper strut mount replacement 
May 2016

147700 mi

US $2000
Oil leak related to valve covers L front bearing failure 
Sep 2016

152000 mi

US $350
front end links replaced replace coolant reservoir due to leak 
Oct 2016

152500 mi

US $400
driver's side seat heater and seat foam replaced 
Sep 2017

164000 mi

US $560
worn bearing making noise, replaced 
Jan 2018

168000 mi
oil level sensor in oil pan malfunction 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Oct 2006 - Nov 2010
Jul 2006

38855 mi
Top engine mount bushing replaced 
Dec 2007

49000 mi
Vehicle stalled, cranked but wouldn't restart...towed to dealer, ECM replaced. All covered under CPO warranty, dealer provided loaner vehicle. Mechanic noticed worn suspension end link while vehicle in for other repair, replaced under CPO. 
May 2008

61000 mi
Car stalled, towed to dealer, ECM replaced, all covered under CPO. Rear wiper stopped working, motor replaced while in for ECM repair. Covered by CPO. 
Volvo V70 in Quebec, Canada
May 2015 - Jun 2015
May 2015

148800 mi
Passenger window mechanism changed Passenger Front Passenger window mechanism had to be readjusted 
Jun 2015

193440 mi
Passenger window mechanism replaced as it failed again. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Arizona, United States
Mar 2010 - Jul 2019
Jun 2010

95000 mi

US $360
Fuel pump failed, covered under extended recall. Cost included new fuel filter and computer flash update covering 2004-2010. 
Sep 2011

104000 mi

US $99
Lower transmission mount known weakness on this vehicle. replaced with upgraded poly bushing trans mount from iPD. Tools needed: jack, metric ratchet set. 15 min. 
May 2012

107100 mi

US $15
PS Reservoir cap lost ability to remain sealed, required purchase of new cap over the internet and removal of old cap/install of new cap. 
Dec 2013

121000 mi

US $500
120K mi: time to rebuild a Volvo suspension. Replaced lower control arms (bad bushings) struts and endlinks up front. Also upgraded swaybar, spring seats and struts.  Passenger side motor mount was also bad. 
Feb 2014

121900 mi

US $85
Noticed reduced performance and reduced MPGs. Used online forum to deduce possibly caused by turbo control valve. Replaced with aftermarket TCV. 
Dec 2018

152000 mi

US $100
Window broke off track. Removed interior panel, replaced broken clip. Failed to press the clip all the way into place, became disconnected upon use. 
Volvo V70 in Vermont, United States
Apr 2007 - Apr 2013
Jan 2007

40500 mi
Replace A/C compressor. motor was binding, resulting in strange noise which varied in pitch with vehicle RPM. 
Sep 2007

53000 mi

US $30
Part of plastic bracket holding fuel door spring broke. 
Mar 2008

58000 mi

US $45
Boost control solenoid bad -- removed and replaced with new unit. Subtle issue -- only apparent a wide open throttle. 
May 2008

59000 mi

US $55
Antenna in steering column which reads ECID chip in key went bad. Vehicle was unable to read proper code from key and immobilizer kicked in, preventing engine start. Antenna replaced. 
Jul 2010

81000 mi

US $160
Left front wheel bearing failing and creating noise. Replaced. Blower motor power module failure. Fan remained on at all times (even when engine off) and was unresponsive to fan speed dial.  
May 2011

86500 mi

US $1100
Leaking output seal, oil noted on transmission housing. R&R. Torn tie rod boot. Tie rod rusted underneath boot, so both tie rod and boot replaced. Lower control arm bushings worn, resulting in increased cabin vibrations and rougher ride. R&R. 
Apr 2012

94500 mi

US $115
Ball joint allowing excessive vertical play and squeaking when turning or going over bumps. 
Jun 2012

97000 mi

US $400
Parking brake shoes delaminated and needed to be replaced. Opted to be proactive and also replace the brake fluid at this time, but the master cylinder failed while the brakes were being bled (Murphy's Law still workS). 
Apr 2013

105000 mi

US $200
Window off one of the blocks (block cracked). Block replaced. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Arizona, United States
Dec 2008 - Feb 2012
Feb 2009

36000 mi
The fuel pump was replaced due to a bad seal at the tank - other than an intermittent fuel smell, it performed normally. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2007 - Oct 2008
Jul 2007

53000 mi

US $420
replaced electric cooling fan 
Apr 2008

60000 mi

US $170
Replaced cracked upper engine mount and bushing with an OEM Volvo upper engine mount and bushing. 
May 2008

61000 mi

US $141
Front button on gearshift broke apart. Dealer had to replace gearshift knob/handle assembly. $90.00 for parts and $50.00 labor. 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Aug 2016 - Sep 2017
Oct 2016

102300 mi

US $800
Leaking power steering reservoir 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2009
Feb 2008

40000 mi
Auto transmission shift flare. 
Feb 2009

47000 mi

US $130
Engine mount, upper rear. 
Volvo V70 in Texas, United States
May 2017 - Jan 2018
Jul 2017

120000 mi

US $160
Replaced Struts (Front) 
Volvo V70 in Ireland
Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

92380 mi
Three main problems rear drivers side wheel bearing, problem with fuel sender and pump in the fuel tank and lastly two front shocks gone car has four-c suspension so these are going to cost €500 each to replace 
Volvo V70 in Ohio, United States
Aug 2014 - Dec 2017
Jul 2015

113200 mi

US $460
Small leak right side of radiator 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Apr 2005 - Jun 2018
Jun 2005

22000 mi
Faulty fuel pump pressure gauge. Repaired under warranty. 
Mar 2007

29000 mi
Faulty fuel pump. Repaired under warranty. 
Apr 2007

31000 mi

US $250
Leaking radiator. Repaired under warranty. Replaced front brake pads. 
May 2007

34000 mi
Replaced blown fuse regulating headlight. Also replaced both headlights. I was told this is "standard procedure." Since the bulbs were still good, I asked for them back. They gave them to me. Now I have a spare set! 
Mar 2010

76000 mi

US $2050
Major suspension issues: lower front control assembly, front strut assembly, rear shocks, and strut mount bushings. 
Jul 2011

96000 mi

US $550
Part of this repair was replacing a previously replaced lower control arm that failed. This, however was a bit less than half of the $550 total for this plus an additional control arm and ball joints. 
Jul 2012

106000 mi

US $3400
Transmission failing to shift to third gear, sometimes spinning, sometimes hard downshifting. Shop suggested changing the transmission valve body rather than replacing the whole tranny. Seems to have worked. Control arm bushings shot on front. Replaced. 
Feb 2013

111300 mi

US $940
Sludge causing the check engine light to go on. Drained oil and viewed lots of sludge. Removed oil pan, scrubbed and replaced it. Replaced filter, o-ring and sealer. Engine smoother now.  Also replaced right engine mount. 
Aug 2013

118000 mi

US $4000
The turbo blew up. The mechanic said he had never seen that much smoke, ever. Had to replace and rebuild. Ugh. 
Feb 2015

145000 mi

US $1280
Replaced cracker radiator. Replaced headlamp assembly that had been cracked, allowing water inside and blowing out several successive bulbs. 
Oct 2015

152300 mi

US $1300
Computer went down, reporting serious problems when there were none. Replaced the brain and a couple small issues. 
Nov 2015

153100 mi

US $313
Broken axle. Replaced with OEM refurbished unit. New was six times the cost with the same warranty! 
Aug 2016

158900 mi
Turbo seal failed, slow oil leak. Replaced seal. 
Oct 2016

161000 mi

US $1720
Throttle unit. Strut mounts 
Mar 2018

169000 mi

US $1000
Radiator replaced. Coolant leaking into engine. Turns out this was not the fix: probable engine block and/or gasket trouble. Likely the end of the line for the vehicle. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Colorado, United States
Apr 2006 - Jan 2008
Dec 2006

21500 mi
Keyfob broken, replaced, under warranty 
Sep 2007

30000 mi
Upgrade software rear tailgate squeaking Turbo valves were replaced per customer noticing car had slight surging when climbing hills in mtns. 
Volvo V70 in Quebec, Canada
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

76880 mi

C $300
Left inner and outer tie-rod. Inner tie-rod rusted to outer tierod. Difficult to remove. Performed alignment at shop after self repair. Torque rod at front of transmission had to be replaced. Axle bolts had to be retightened to eliminate ping on acceleration and deceleration. 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Feb 2015 - Oct 2018
Feb 2015

178000 mi
O2 Sensor 
Dec 2016

190000 mi
Thermostat Assembly Fuel Pump leak. Covered under recall for Fuel Filter in hot weather climates 
Oct 2018

229000 mi

US $250
Brake pads and rotors replaced due to wear. Brake lines flushed. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Aug 2007 - Jun 2018
Sep 2011

110000 mi

US $10
Gas lid hinge broke. Bought a new one for less that $10 and repaired it myself in just a few minutes- this is a known issue with this car and all P1 Volvos- was tired of driving around with gas cover off- unsightly. 
Nov 2011

113000 mi

US $700
Camber was way off- unoticeable from the outside, the tires on the inside edge had completely worn out to the belt. Replaced tires prematurely and bought a camber bolt set (about $100) not installed yet. W/out no camber adjustment. 
Dec 2011

114000 mi

US $180
Had to install camber bolt kit to the front of the car and get the car aligned to set the camber correctly. Without it, I would have worn the inside edges of my tires out again. Apparently this is a known issue- Shame on Volvo!! 
Mar 2016

163000 mi

US $800
Changed out the rear shocks for the first time along with rear sway bar end links. On the front the struts were good (done 30K miles ago) but spring seats & Strut mounts were worn out and we also replaced the front sway bar end links. 
Mar 2017

177000 mi

US $15
hinge on the gas door broken again. I had replaced with a cheaper part before but it only lasted a year at best. I used a Volvo part this time. Hopefully it won't break again. 
Jun 2018

192000 mi

US $600
One lower control arm bushing was broken. The other was not far behind. Both front ones were replaced. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Mar 2008 - May 2014
Mar 2009

37000 mi
Went to indy mechanic to purchase new tires and maintenance/safety check. Mechanic noted that the front lower control arm bushings were torn and this was covered by warranty. The only thing we had to pay for was an alignment after the part replacement. 
Mar 2010

40000 mi
Symptom: Creaking / groaning noise coming from passenger side when turning steering wheel. Problem: Right upper strut mount had collapsed. Repair: Replaced both upper strut mounts (discount on replacing both at same time). 
Jun 2010

41000 mi
Symptom: Popping noise from left front end over bumps. Problem: Internal fault in Left front strut. Indy shop noted that was covered by CPO warranty. Went to dealership to have components replaced under warranty. Problem repaired. 
Apr 2011

42000 mi
Symptoms: Radio loses all volume, then comes back by changing the channel/increasing the volume. Mechanic unable to locate problem source. Recommended software re-download at next visit. (May not be covered by CPO/VIP warranty.) 
Mar 2012

46000 mi
Driver side mirror reflective glass fell off. Went to local indy repair shop to replace glass/heating element and had oil change and tire rotation performed at the same time. 
Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
- Dec 2010
Dec 2007

49993 mi
Replaced both front door weather strips which were coming off. This is the second replacement. 
Feb 2008

52900 mi

US $298
Dealer found that power steering was not a problem. Replaced worn engine mounts. Extended insurance paid $191.05.  
Oct 2008

63063 mi

US $669
I reported a noise in the right front suspension. Dealer advised that front shock absorbers needed to be replaced, under warranty. Recommended that spring seats be replaced as well, at my cost. I agreed. I paid $219.87. 
Dec 2008

66324 mi
I complained to dealer that noise was still there, after front shocks replaced last visit. Dealer tightened left front strut nut 1/4 turn.  
Dec 2009

75536 mi

US $29
Tire leaking. Patched by Tire Kingdom. 
Apr 2010

77726 mi

US $365
Failed fuel pressure sensor. Covered under extended warranty. I paid $106.50 
May 2010

74691 mi
I told dealer that I though AC was not working properly. They found low freon level but could not locate leak. Dealer needed to add dye to freon and charged $212.19. Reimbursed me when I complained that this should be ext. warranty item. 
Dec 2010

83725 mi

US $210
Alarm triggers for no reason. Dealer found bad siren module. I paid $106.50 under extended warranty. 
Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Mar 2010 - Oct 2013
Apr 2010

52000 mi
control arm bushings, cracked 
Aug 2012

71700 mi

US $100
Mass air flow sensor failed. Replaced with re-manufactured sensor. 
Volvo V70 in Texas, United States
Feb 2012 - Aug 2012
Mar 2012

130000 mi
Charge air pipe had gash and was letting excess air into intake system. Pipe was replaced. Alignment attempted. All control arm bushing failed and driver's side tie rod ends seized together. PCV breather system clogged at Oil Trap. Oil Trap and related hoses replaced. Computer in limp mode. Electrical systems non-responsive. Computer needed to be reset. System failure caused by missing radio amplifier and corroded power seat module. Part replacement prohibitively expensive. Audio amplifier internals severely corroded. Potential moisture damage. Used part purchased from ebay. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 208hp 2.5L I5 5-speed automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Vermont, United States
Jun 2011 - Aug 2015
Dec 2011

180000 mi

US $650
Right front strut seal blew out and it lost all it's oil. Replace both front struts with OEM struts 
Jun 2012

187000 mi

US $803
Right rear wheel bearing was replaced. Had been making noise 
Sep 2012

190000 mi

US $100
Driver side wheel bearing started to make noise. Taken to shop for replacement. D/S Tie Rod end was going bad, replaced 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

51000 mi
Rattle in passenger door; alignment. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 161hp 2.4L I5 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Netherlands
Feb 2009 - Jul 2016
Jun 2010

133920 mi

€100
Found leaking membrane is a vacuum valve when searching for lack-of-power-engine-issues. Valve replaced with a new one, did NOT solve the engine issues to a noticeable degree, but was necessary nontheless. 
Jul 2010

134540 mi

€130
AC shop filled aircon last yr but it leaked. When trying to make appointment to get it fixed, shop turned out to be out of business. Another shop checked the aircon: BOTH radiators/evaporators are supposedly shot. >2000$ to repair, so no go. 
Feb 2012

153140 mi

€350
Heater from crankcase ventilation defective, bought new, not yet fitted (save on dealer installation-cost). May solve ongoing issue with slow acceleration as this seems to affect vacuum circuit (also destroyed vacuum switch for engine pads) 
Mar 2012

153760 mi

€200
Replaced the heater for the return-flow of excess oil into the air-intake system. Changed nothing in how the car behaves. Also changed the rubber fresh air tube it is mounted in (known to get mushy, but old and new were the same stiffness) 
Apr 2012

154060 mi
Above mentioned NEW crankcase ventilation heater is already defective (oil in electrical plug, functioning properly, as did the old one). Contacted Volvo twice for a response, but they fail to call back although they promised. Above mentioned vacuum engine-pad relay seems to work flawlessly. I was told by Volvo it was broken and had to be replaced. Awaiting comment from the Volvo dealer. 
Feb 2014

168020 mi

€700
both control arms front replaced. Rubbers cracked so mandatory replacement.  Also replaced both gaiters left driveshaft. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 161hp 2.4L I5 Diesel 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Romania
Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
Aug 2012

111600 mi
Power steering pump blown (all steering oil leaked at once). 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Mar 2010 - Apr 2018
Sep 2010

61000 mi

US $300
5speed manual transmission difficult to get into and keep in reverse - problem diagnosed as internal to trans and very expensive to repair, car drivable, have deferred repair for now 
Sep 2011

68000 mi

US $200
Manual transmission - difficult to get into reverse, dealer diagnosed as an internal trans problem requiring replacing the trans. Problem stabilized. Decided to live with it instead of repairing. Car still has the problem. 
Dec 2012

77000 mi

US $2400
5 speed manual trans was difficult to get and keep in reverse. Determined it was an internal trans problem. Opted to have it replaced with a used trans from wrecking yard. Shop swapped transmissions and also replaced clutch and control. 
Sep 2013

81000 mi

US $30
Front windshield washer pump - determined not pump itself - some form of electrical problem - not currently resolved 
Nov 2013

81600 mi

US $20
Ignition lock froze up without warning - was able to free up after about an hour and have continued to lubricate with graphite. Repaired and working ok now. 
Dec 2013

82000 mi

US $519
Check engine light repaired with fuel pres sensor and sw upgrade 
Sep 2014

85000 mi

US $727
Purchased new tires and found lower control arm bushings on both sides had failed so had them replaced along with the new tires and alignment 
Volvo V70 in Quebec, Canada
Jul 2010 - Mar 2012
Jul 2011

83080 mi

C $420
Stuck sun roof with «Alarm System needs maintenance» message. Problem related to a faulty alarm siren (NI-MH battery leaked on the controller board which was eaten by corrosion). Bad and costly system design.  
Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

US $550
Had to have both drive axles replaced as well as a new crankshaft gasket. Also had to replace a faulty power steering line. Had to replace cam seals. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2018
Jul 2010

73000 mi

US $100
emergency brake locked 
Sep 2012

94000 mi

US $900
replace catalytic converter 
Aug 2016

134000 mi

US $50
Replaced headlights and oil change 
Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
Aug 2009 - Apr 2017
Nov 2011

75000 mi

US $500
HVAC fan would continue running even though the car was powered down and doors were locked. Our Volvo independent technician replaced the "Heater Blower Motor Resistor" and the "Blower Motor" itself. All is well now. 
Mar 2014

99000 mi

US $250
Windshield washer system failed requiring replacement of both tubing and electric pump. Additional needed parts ordered. 
Sep 2015

118000 mi

US $600
Rattling catalytic converter...failed internally 
Mar 2016

126000 mi

US $150
Fuel pressure regulator failed resulting in CEL. FPR Replaced. Regular oil and filter service completed. New wiper blades installed. 
Nov 2016

133800 mi

US $350
Car developed a loping idle and would stall in traffic intermittently during deceleration under braking. Throttle body cleaned and oil "flame" trap replaced by technician. 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Dec 2008 - Dec 2009
Mar 2009

64000 mi

US $50
Rear control module, main computer. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Dec 2008 - Jan 2012
Mar 2009

56000 mi

US $70
Rear wiper arm broken $35; Replaced lost lower engine sheild $35 
Nov 2009

64000 mi

US $90
Electrical wires pinched & broken @ rear hatch. Shorted R wiper motor. Repaired wires, replaced motor from salvage yard 
Jul 2010

76000 mi

US $140
Passenger door latch; electric lock failed. Replaced latch 
Dec 2010

81000 mi

US $60
Replaced power steering pump 
Volvo V70 in Maryland, United States
Apr 2015 - Apr 2017
Apr 2017

178000 mi
Computer reset 
Volvo V70 in Texas, United States
May 2009 - Jul 2011
Oct 2009

56000 mi

US $675
radio display broke, replaced 
Jun 2010

64000 mi

US $20
headlight replaced at shop as owner's hands too big to access location to replace. 
Volvo V70 in Maryland, United States
Feb 2010 - Apr 2017
Dec 2013

72000 mi

US $200
Fuel pressure sensor replaced. Problem was subject of recall by Volvo but my car VIN was beyond limit of recall-specified VIN range. Have requested refund from Volvo. 
Volvo V70 in Quebec, Canada
Sep 2008 - Jun 2011
Feb 2009

60760 mi

C $200
Harsh 2nd to 3rd transmission shift, new software installed but did not fix the problem. 
Mar 2009

61380 mi
Harsh 2nd to 3rd transmission shift, mechanic changed some sort of bearing or piston on top of the tranny, problem fixed, no charge. 
Apr 2009

62000 mi

C $5
One sliding block on the front passenger electic window broke. I took the door panel apart and replaced the broken part. 
Jun 2009

64480 mi

C $150
Air conditioning not cold, freon recharge + check for leaks. No leaks found. 
Sep 2010

74400 mi

C $500
Emergency brake and cable broke during wheel is turning wich cause damages to back plate. 
Dec 2010

77500 mi
Fixed emergency brake in September 2010, shop forgot to change a spring on the driver side causing the brake to stick a bit. They fixed it no charge. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 6-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Colorado, United States
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

41000 mi
When I bought the car (one month ago) the sunroof was in need of repair, the right front headlight wiper, and the turbo all were in need of repair. It's been back twice. The turbo they say that the diagnostic computer says they can't find the problem. ... 
Mar 2008

45000 mi

US $178
Bottom plate came loose while driving down the highway. Was told by someone that this usually happens when the oil is changed and they forget to put the screws back into the bottom plate 

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2004 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Minnesota, United States
Dec 2007 - Jul 2010
Jan 2008

55000 mi

US $190
Had strut plate, tie rod replaced due to knocking noise. Also had stops on steering adjusted, wheels would rub on wheelwells when turned lock to lock. Replaced license plate lamp (special bulb)and ordered replacement pillar tweeter. Car purchased as Volvo Also had stops on steering adjusted, wheels would rub on wheelwells when turned lock to lock.  Replaced license plate lamp (special bulb). Ordered replacement pillar tweeter. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

70000 mi

US $275
Leak in radiator. Broken motor mount. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Dec 2008 - Mar 2010
Jan 2009

35000 mi

US $85
The car flooded with water after a rainstorm. Turned out to be clogged sunroof drains. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Aug 2008 - Mar 2010
Sep 2008

44000 mi

US $108
Making awful noise at 44k miles. Friend said was bad left front wheel bearing. Took car to dealer & their shop head confirmed. Charge quoted to repair was $600. I called an independent volvo repair shop & they quoted $350. I took to independent shop. Engine light on. Shop says gas cap left loose (but not really...read on for next trip). Engine light on second time in 2 weeks. Independent shop doesn't fix last time, so take to dealer. Dealer says ECM Code 200, quotes $250(+ $108 "diagnostic" already pd). Independent $100 to fix. arive home to volvo letter that prob is defect. 
Jun 2009

52000 mi

US $20
Right Headlight Out 

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2004 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2008 - Jun 2011
Sep 2009

72000 mi

US $65
Emissions software update; originally diagnosed as transmission problem requiring a 2nd trip that proved that wrong. 

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2004 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Mar 2009

88000 mi

US $1500
Strut feel off while driving. 2 front struts replaced. 

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2003 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Oct 2009 - Jun 2011
Nov 2009

67000 mi

US $1350
Passenger window regulator was replaced ($500). Battery was replaced due to draw ($150). Window modulator caused draw and was replaced ($700). Believe modulator was damaged when regulator was replaced. ARS airbag light is on. Dash module needs to be replaced. $1350. this is nuts. Passed inspection with this, so not replacing it. Mentioned clunk in front end, was told it was a minor motor mount issue and no need to replace at this time. 
Mar 2010

74000 mi

US $1200
brake booster replaced Clunking noise in front end now identified as something minor in the suspension. 
Apr 2010

74800 mi

US $1100
Had misdiagnosed problem. Ball joint failed and wheel came off car, damaging fender. Repaired suspension (ball joint, axle, and universal joint) but not fender. 

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2003 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Arkansas, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2015
Nov 2014

125800 mi

US $900
alternator had to be replaced after they replaced the power steering pump and the problem wasn't resolved, I was not charged for the power steering pump. 
Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
May 2010 - Sep 2012
Jul 2010

99000 mi

US $140
replace upper and lower transmission torque bushings. 
Jun 2012

112000 mi

US $750
Replace ball joints and steering gear. 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Dec 2008 - Jul 2014
Nov 2009

99000 mi

US $350
Front roll bar stabilizer strut rattling and replaced. 
Jun 2011

125000 mi

US $1200
Started with intermittent SRS message, next intermittent ABS message, then all warning lights, odometer not working. Replaced DIM with reman item, lights still on, then replaced ABS module, lights out. So, what was the real problem, ABS?? 
Mar 2014

175000 mi

US $885
Propeller shaft driving rear wheels. Universal joint on end of shaft was worn, leading to vibration. OEM part cost $1200 plus installation. After-market shop got a used one for $600, plus $285 to install. Replaced both tie-rod ends. No symptoms led to this repair, the shop replaced them on their own, much to my dismay. 
Volvo V70 in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2014 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

108500 mi

C $305
Replaced "soft" driver's side ball-joint replace sway bar linkages due to worn bushings (causing CLUNKing noises) 

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2003 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jan 2009 - Apr 2014
Sep 2009

105000 mi

US $300
Alternator replaced 
Oct 2011

132300 mi

US $250
Heater core leak 
Mar 2013

143000 mi

US $40
Changed headlight. 
Jul 2013

144500 mi

US $100
Flare 2nd to 3rd 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Aug 2016 - Aug 2016
Aug 2016 Timing belt came off and damaged engine cylinders 

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2003 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 161hp 2.4L I5 Diesel 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

161000 mi
Tailgate lock malfunctioning 
Feb 2010

161800 mi

£680
Clutch master cylinder failure 
Mar 2010

163000 mi

£10
Clutch inoperable due to fluid loss 
May 2010

164000 mi

£30
Clutch fluid loss. Garage replaced plastic union to cure leak. 

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2003 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2010 - Feb 2012
Dec 2010

62620 mi

C $400
DEAD SPOT ON STARTER MOTOR ; CAR WOULD NOT START. HAD TO BE TOWED , AND NEW STARTER (REBUILT) WAS INSTALLED. 
Jun 2011

63860 mi

C $200
mechanic remove muffler shield rattling Mechanic cracked flex pipe in the process of removing shield. Volvo dealer denies anywrong doing. They want 2400.00 to replace flex pipe & catalyst. Ordered aftermarket flex&catalist on line . 
Sep 2011

63860 mi

C $1000
order parts from U.s. on line & had it installed by a shop specialising in imports 
Volvo V70 in Louisiana, United States
Dec 2017 - Mar 2018
Jan 2018

127000 mi

US $2600
after the repair the car drove normally for 3 days and then would not go into any gear(its a manual transmission) had it towed back to the dealer who said it was the transmission that would have to be replaced for $7000. After recovering from the shock and researching what was going on I insisted that they show me how the transmission was broken and not just unconnected which my research said was a possibility. The dealer mechanic insisted it was the transmission and suggested I junk the car. I did not believe that the car was dead and so had it towed to an independent shop where they were able to reseat the disconnected drive axel. The car drove for a day and then the drive axel fell out again. In frustration, I posted on some Volvo aficionado sites and got the suggestion that the axel was not seated properly or that it was the wrong part. So I checked the part number on the dealer invoice and sure enough, they had used the wrong axel for my model car. When I told them this was a possibility they checked it out and they towed the car in and put in the right axel at no extra charge. no problems felt when driving but at what was just a maintenance service it was suggested by the mechanic that front end needed tie rods, ball joints cv boots and that a drive axle would be necessary. we authorized the work. 

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2003 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Nov 2008 - Dec 2016
Jun 2008

49000 mi

£3000
Failure of AWD. Main $tealer changed "numerous" parts before solving problem. After much research and talking to other owners/dealers; suggest owners check DEM module and/or temp sensor first before paying out like I did! Volvo not interested warranty ou Electrical "gremlins" causing weird faults with brake lights/instruments and central locking. Charged for new door lock and relay board....cost..a plumbers estimate! Result, still the same this morning, or rather it's worse as the key is stuck in lock! 
Feb 2009

64000 mi
No 4 wheel drive. Splined driveshaft had failed. I have been told by dealer that approx 1 in 5 XC70/XC90's suffer this failure. Volvo's response was...get stuffed!! 
Jan 2012

112000 mi
Drivers window guides failed causing damage to window regulator unit. Regulator & guides had to be replaced. Most expensive was the regulator unit @ over £200. Dealer was very good with labour costs. 
Apr 2012

115000 mi
Replace wheel bearing n/s rear hub. Due to fair wear after 115,000 miles. 
Mar 2014

150000 mi
This was rectified as part of a routine service. The problem was due to a botched repair by a local garage. I though I was saving time and money by using a local garage - I wish now I hadn't! The main dealer rectified the job at no cost! 
Oct 2014

160800 mi

£1500
Disc's, pads, parking brakes and suspension parts. Routine replacement of consumable parts after 10 years and 163,000 miles. I regard this as outstanding wear and tear. 
Feb 2015

165000 mi

£70
Front RHS coil spring replacement. 
Jun 2016

192000 mi

£150
Cambelt tensioner and idler pulley bearings worn. Simple and straightforward repair. Reasonable to expect this after nearly 200,000 miles. 
Oct 2016

203000 mi

£1000
Self-levelling rear suspension required changing due to failure of nearside rear unit. Given age and mileage and use of car e.g. towing, load carrying etc., I consider this reasonable wear and tear. 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2010 - Feb 2011
Jan 2011

86800 mi

C $350
Flat Tire, broken wipers, muffler hanger broken, and bad steering noise & vibration. Fresh tire, wipers, welding, and lubrication was all that was required. 
Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2018
Sep 2009

68000 mi

US $100
Control arm replaced. 
Jan 2010

71000 mi

US $300
excessive vibration in front - replaced engine mount. Replaced control arms, strut housings.  Panel display replaced ($1300!) 
Jun 2010

75000 mi

US $214
air compressor noisy, replaced under extended warranty 
Nov 2010

78000 mi

US $100
transmission very occassionally slips. dealer service identified a software upgrade needed for that problem. 
Mar 2011

79000 mi

US $390
Both rear brake calipers replaced 
Jan 2013

101500 mi

US $1000
Struts, considerable bounce on bumps, replaced. 
Aug 2013

95000 mi

US $400
Tailgate switch/mechanism and rear light relay has to be replaced. Troubleshooting rear light/tailgate light issues took hours 
Oct 2015

110500 mi
replaced left front axle 
Dec 2015

113000 mi
rain caused extensive water to collect in front passenger compartment floor. mechanic blew out debris in sunroof drain holes. 
Oct 2016

115500 mi

US $200
replaced right front axle 
Feb 2017

118000 mi

US $700
Replaced catalytic converter replaced front struts and towers 
Mar 2018

125000 mi

US $1800
PCV box Replaced five motor mounts Axle seal right side (was leaking) 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
- Apr 2006
Jan 2006

36000 mi
Steering wheel fabric split; warranty item 
Apr 2006

39000 mi
Headlamp burned out - warranty item 
Volvo V70 in Rhode Island, United States
Dec 2016 - Jul 2018
Apr 2017

163500 mi

US $875
inner tie rod and both front controll arms and ball joints 
Jul 2017

167000 mi

US $3
A/C compressor clutch gap increased due to wear and a/c was kicking off after 30 minutes, i re shimmed the clutch to the proper gap using the well known zip tie method. cost $3. 
Jan 2018

171000 mi

US $150
replaced headlamps with LED bulbs from amazon as the driver complained of dim headlites, seemed to help somewhat. these cars i think have a reputation for dim headlites not sure why 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
May 2007 - May 2016
May 2016

163000 mi
For years had noticed a lack of power. Mechanic could never fix. Mentioned to buyer, and was told that a small inexpensive valve would make it run like new! We were disappointed. I really miss that car! 

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2003 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Maine, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

137000 mi

US $350
Took car to dealer after a lean condition. I replaced all vacuum lines, fuel filter and gas cap. Dealer tested car and replaced airbox to turbo intake hose / improper diagnoses ($350). Dealer then states exhaust leak and/or MAFS. I did MAFS, solved. 
May 2010

139000 mi

US $120
Wheel bearing replacement, drivers front side. 
Jul 2010

146000 mi

US $85
replaced boost sensor, also controls cruise control. easy fix, cost $85 

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2002 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

151000 mi

US $1200
aftermarket axles front replaced under warranty 2 year Lower right engine mount replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2012 - May 2012
May 2012

146000 mi
Brake bulb 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
Nov 2009

121000 mi
head lamp bulb burnout 
Volvo V70 in Colorado, United States
Jun 2009 - Mar 2010
Jul 2009

111000 mi

US $300
Replaced worn/defective rear shocks;  Replaced worn/defective - one front, one rear sway bar link; Replaced worn/defective upper engine mount. 
Aug 2009

112000 mi

US $85
Replaced rear suspension springs. Replaced laggy turbo control valve with improved aftermarket part. 
Sep 2009

112000 mi

US $700
Completely replaced front suspension, partly due to suspected failure of components and also as preventative maintenance. Replaced worn front struts, springs with aftermarket, worn control arm bushings, spring seats PM, & strut mount bushings PM. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Idaho, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2013
Jan 2013

US $300
Rack-in-Pinion had to be topped off with fluid. Dealer recommended replacement. we chose not to replace and just top fluid. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Dec 2015 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

130000 mi

US $600
Key would not turn. Apparently entire lock system down. Replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Arizona, United States
Oct 2013 - Oct 2013
Oct 2013

102000 mi

US $2800
Prior to this repair, electronic throttlebody/firmware done. ECU failed after, replaced. Car now shifting rough intermittantly 
Volvo V70 in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2013 - Oct 2014
Aug 2014

142000 mi

US $900
Replaced alternator with rebuilt unit 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Dec 2011 - Jun 2017
Aug 2012

98700 mi

US $460
Timing Belt replacement - did a little ahead of mileage recommnedation but car 10 years old. Timing belt was dry and had small edge cracks. 
Sep 2012

100000 mi

US $500
Struts and shocks were soft, lower control arm bushings shot 
Feb 2013

103100 mi

US $373
Car smelled of gas - fuel sending unit was source of leak and sending unit was replaced 
Sep 2014

111000 mi

US $435
Check engine light on - oxygen sensor replaced 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Utah, United States
Apr 2011 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

103000 mi

US $11
Tail Light out, replaced bulb 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2010 - Apr 2017
Aug 2014

163000 mi

US $110
All dash gauges and lights work intermitently. Repaired by reflowing solder joints on back of gauge cluster. Purchased solder rework station for repair, no further cost. Hood release cable replaced. Cable broke at interior handel. 
Nov 2014

167000 mi

US $163
Check engine light. Read fault code as misfire cyl #3. Faulty coil pack. Replaced coil pack, problem resolved (purchased code reader $99 and new coil pack $64). 
Jan 2015

168000 mi

US $45
Cyl 4 coil pack failed. Replaced with new. 
Mar 2015

168000 mi

US $500
Broken coil spring. Replaced front coil springs, strut mounts and bearings. Rear passenger side wheel bearing replaced. Sent out insturment panel out to be rebuilt. Complete failure of all gauges. 
Aug 2015

170900 mi

US $600
Rear coil springs. Needed to level car after replacing front coils. Replaced power steering pump and tensioner pulley. Assumed was cause of engine whine. Did not fix noise. Replaced leakey power steering supply hose. Replaced upper and lower engine torque mounts. Reduced engine vibration and hard shifting. Replaced passenger side driveshaft due to ripped cv boot. Replacement fixed vibration under acceleration. 
Apr 2017

185000 mi

US $40
Alternator decoupler pulley. Did not fix whine. 
Volvo V70 in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2010 - Oct 2013
Apr 2011

92160 mi

C $112
turn signal light needed replacement but socket is broken and will need to be replaced if bulb goes again. Problem of age. 
Sep 2012

100440 mi

C $310
Sway bar links worn. Replaced 2 links and used 2 stabilizer E/sway bar kits. 
Volvo V70 in Nova Scotia, Canada
Nov 2007 - Apr 2012
Apr 2007

53336 mi

C $290
Right front wheel bearing 
Oct 2007

64841 mi

C $290
Right rear wheel bearing. 
Oct 2008

91412 mi

C $290
Right front wheel bearing. 
Feb 2009

99480 mi

C $290
Left rear wheel bearing. 
Aug 2009

115121 mi

C $290
Left front wheel bearing. 
Dec 2009

124000 mi

C $492
Right front wheel bearing needed replacing, again. Third time since 86025km. Car now has 200100km. 
Jun 2010

137640 mi

C $95
Shaft of rear wiper motor seized. Shop was able to take unit apart and repair. New wiper unit would have cost $450 at the dealer. 
Sep 2010

141980 mi

C $888
Engine, ABS and anti-skid lights came on during 1000 km trip. Required replacing the engine speed sensor and turbo boost sensor. Replaced right front cracked Reluctor ring.  
Dec 2010

148800 mi

C $220
Replaced rear wiper motor with recycled part. 
Mar 2011

153140 mi

C $734072
Replaced inner tie rod and front control arm bushings. 
Oct 2011

166740 mi

C $114
Studs holding converter/muffler rusted out allowing flange to separate. With new gasket and studs, I was on my way. 
Dec 2011

172980 mi

C $701
Replaced lower steering U-joint Replaced park brake shoes and right front brake flex hose. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Jun 2010

95000 mi

US $618
Voltage regulator ($424). Right inner tie-rod ($194). 
Dec 2010

101000 mi

US $145
Coil on cylinder #4. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Jul 2009

79000 mi

US $186
Leak developed in plastic top of fuel pump. Repaired under extended (10yr, 150K) warranty. Gasoline had leaked in under rear passenger seat, necessitating replacement of sound damping material which soaked up the leaked gasoline. ($168.00) 
Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Apr 2010 - Dec 2011
Oct 2011

130000 mi

US $1200
Engine quit while driving, hard starting 
Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Nov 2012 - Jun 2018
Apr 2013

122000 mi

US $500
replace lower control arms(bad bushings) and ball joints( not bad yet, PM) 
Jul 2013

122000 mi

US $600
Replaced Strut assemblies, with sachs struts, new strut mounts, stops bearings and boots. Rides great now. 
Jul 2015

132000 mi

US $450
Rear wheel bearings noisy, replaced bearing hub assy 
Jun 2016

144000 mi

US $50
running terrible, rough, check engine light. plugged in odbII diag tester, suggest cyl 1 misfire, cleared,came back still rough , ordered new ignition coil from amazon. replaced myself, unit runs like new. 
Dec 2016

148000 mi

US $50
Had engine misfire #3 flashing MIL light. Bought two coilpacks last time , so this was an easy fix, if it runs real rough, flashing check engine. Run odbii diag tool and replace the coil . purrs like a kitten now. 
May 2017

153000 mi

US $1300
replace wheel hubs replace ball joints Rebuild left front axel / CV joint 
May 2018

165000 mi

US $120
Replaced rear pads and rotors( did not replace the missing parking brake shoes, as Michigan is flat (Mostly). Replaced ignition coils, several have gone bad so replaced the remaining ones, when this one went bad 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Nov 2015 - Jun 2017
Jul 2016

218700 mi

US $200
cooling system leak in hose 
Aug 2016

220000 mi

US $50
minor radiator fluid leak in heater core hose, tightened clamp 
Jun 2017

236000 mi

US $1900
oil leak from cam drive seal, also replaced timing belt and water pump at same time 
Volvo V70 in Maryland, United States
Oct 2014 - Mar 2017
Nov 2016

128000 mi

US $425
Replaced all spark plugs and #3 ignition coil. Replaced sway bar links. Replaced Tie rod ends. Replaced upper control arms and ball joints. 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
May 2009 - Jan 2014
Jan 2012

US $300
Tried to get alignment and found inner and outer tie rods needed replacing. 
Jun 2012

147000 mi

US $300
Wheel bearing on right side making noise so replaced both bearings 
Aug 2013

167600 mi

US $1200
calipers needed work. hard shifting. Transmission fluid changed. 
Volvo V70 in Indiana, United States
Mar 2012 - Sep 2015
Apr 2013

40800 mi

US $320
Replaced accelerator pedal 
Sep 2013

48000 mi

US $50
Power window switch for drivers window will not work consistently. Took apart and cleaned. Worked for a month. Replaced with used unit. Used unit does not work. 
Oct 2013

48700 mi

US $15
Passenger side headlight replacement. 
Jan 2014

52700 mi

US $950
Oil leaks appeared Pressure tube cleaned and replaced. O rings replaced. 
Jul 2015

73000 mi

US $50
Alternator replacement 
Sep 2015

76000 mi

US $1000
Radiator replaced 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Feb 2013 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

236000 mi

US $420
spark plug broke ignition wire repaired 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Jan 2012 - Dec 2013
Mar 2012

156000 mi

US $1500
car needed a number of repairs:tie rods,brakes,timing belt,fuel filter 
Nov 2012

168000 mi

US $248
Spark plugs fouled by unknown oil leak, #4 plug miss firing, replaced all plugs, cleaned up all oil, too expensive to replace all engine gaskets, car running strong and well. Spark plugs fouled by unknown oil leak, #4 plug miss firing, replaced all plugs, cleaned up all oil, too expensive to replace all engine gaskets, car running strong and well 
Mar 2013

173000 mi

US $300
broken front axle, replaced 
Aug 2013

178100 mi

US $200
driver window no longer works, cost of new computer chip to fix a whole lot of $$. tailgate will no longer unlock,car won"t pass inspection in Virginia, too expensive to repair 
Dec 2013

181000 mi
ABS/TC needed high dollar repair 
Volvo V70 in British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2012 - Jul 2016
Mar 2012

117800 mi

C $550
The alarm siren module was no longer working and required replacing. The module tripped the information center to geve the message "Alarm requires service". Nothing else failed at that time. 
Jul 2016

142600 mi
complete engine failure 
Volvo V70 in Alabama, United States
Oct 2012 - Sep 2013
Dec 2012

140000 mi
Brake Booster was bad, had to be replaced. replaced leaking turbo return seal and gasket. 
Volvo V70 in South Carolina, United States
Jan 2010 - Jan 2012
Dec 2010

88000 mi

US $664
Replaced driver side tie rod and both front control arm bushings. 
Feb 2011

90000 mi

US $366
Diagnostic trip. Still slight wobble on acceleration, warning light for SRS, warning light for alarm service, bad oil leak. Took to Volvo specialist and he found rear main seal bad, siren bad, recommended transmission replacement. 
Mar 2011

92000 mi

US $280
After bought car we noticed a slight wobble, the problem was diagnosed by 3 mechanics and finally successfully repaired by the third. Driver side axle needed replaced, inner CV joint was damaged by previous owner. 
Jun 2011

98000 mi

US $105
The passenger side drive axle was wobbling. We ordered a new axle online and my husband installed with no problem. Scary part was that the old axle fell apart into 2 pieces once it was removed. I'm glad this didn't happen on the road. 
Sep 2011

102000 mi

US $85
Needed a new drive axle and AutoZone sold my husband the wrong one the first time and it failed when i was turning into a parking spot b/c it was too short. The correct one was installed by a local mechanic and it is driving fine now. 
Jan 2012

US $40
The transmission stabilizer bar bushings were completely worn out. We ordered the part online for $40 and my husband replaced it in 20 minutes. 
Volvo V70 in New Zealand
Jul 2009 - Jun 2018
Jul 2010

73160 mi
Required new steering arm knuckle and top suspension rubber mounts cracked. 
May 2011

77500 mi
Replacement of (expensive nivomat self-levelling) rear shock absorbers. 
Jan 2013

80880 mi

$1055
Replacement of steering rack replaced cracked engine mount 
Feb 2014

88520 mi
"Start prevented" message, car wouldn't start. Solved after a bit of research with re-soldering of the ring antenna and making sure the contacts to the ring antenna were cleaned and the cable wires de-tensioned. 
Oct 2014

93500 mi

$100
Intake manifold turbo pressure sensor 
May 2015

98040 mi

$60
Engine speed sensor 
Apr 2017

106640 mi

$400
Replacement of crank speed sensor holder 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
May 2008 - Sep 2016
Jun 2008

83762 mi

C $38
Boost Control Valve replaced to cure surge at high boost levels 
Aug 2008

93620 mi

C $175
Upper, lower and side engine mounts replaced 
Sep 2008

95480 mi

C $300
Ignition Coils Replaced 
Sep 2009

109740 mi

C $115
B4 Servo Cover replaced. Front and rear swaybay endlinks replaced. 
Oct 2009

111600 mi

C $400
Left Rear Hub Bearing replaced. Resonator replaced 
Nov 2009

112220 mi

C $1000
Replaced struts/shocks/springs/spring mounts. One front spring cracked at bottom mount location 
Feb 2010

114700 mi

C $20
Replaced both outside mirrors. Heaters failed. 
Jun 2010

117800 mi

C $100
Replacement of all vacuum line and turbo hoses. Replaced worn OEM with silicone for longer life. 
Aug 2010

122140 mi

C $150
Replaced RR caliper to correct severe sticking Siren module non-replaceable batteries worn out after 8 years. Module replaced with used one that is actually worse than original. Owner will attempt to repair original with custom battery pack. Volvo really screwed up on this design. 
Sep 2010

123380 mi

C $10
Repaired original siren module myself by cutting it open and replacing the NiMH batteries that had died. OEM cost to replace module $200+, my cost to replace batteries $10. Ridiculous design! 
Nov 2010

130200 mi

C $150
Left front wheel bearing replaced 
Dec 2010

130200 mi

C $70
DIM (Driver Instrument Module) failed resulting in no speedo, tach, etc. Replaced with used since dealer cost would be $1000 new. Still have SRS light on, but at least car is drivable. Coolant tank and cap replaced due to cracked tank at outlet. 
Apr 2011

184140 mi

C $275
Gear selection sensor failed. car would not go into gear without throwing a CEL (P0705) and going into "Limp Home" mode.  
Jul 2011

187240 mi

C $250
Lower ball joint needed replaced. New control arms/bushings/and ball joint on remaining side. 
Jan 2012

221940 mi
Bad shifting. Transmission required recalibration 
Mar 2012

194060 mi

C $150
Replaced upper strut mounts and plates due to worn bearings 
Aug 2012

200740 mi

C $150
Failed halfshaft. Replaced with rebuilt. 
Sep 2012

202740 mi

C $75
Exhaust cracked just behind resonator. Resonator was damaged so that was removed and straight pipe used to repair. 
Dec 2012

206460 mi

C $150
Replaced upper and lower right motor mounts 
Mar 2013

208940 mi

C $300
Replaced steering pump due to bearings going out. Also required control arm bushings and ball joint on drivers side due to road damage (thanks to poor road maintenance this winter) and all sway bar links to be replaced. 
Jun 2013

210180 mi

C $80
Replaced alternator over-run pulley due to worn clutch mechanism. Wear caused a rattle at idle; fully corrected with replacement. 
Jul 2013

211420 mi

C $40
Pipe cracked at join between converter and intermediate pipe. Crack welded up. 
Aug 2013

211820 mi

C $60
Steering rack fluid lines, made of steel unlike brake lines, rusted causing pinhole leaks to develop. Volvo does not stock replacement lines so bent and installed lines myself for $30 instead of having to buy rebuilt rack for hundreds. 
Sep 2013

212660 mi

C $500
Replaced exhaust system from the cat to the rear. Original finally blew out the packing from the rear muffler. 
Feb 2014

215800 mi

C $200
Replaced right front wheel bearing and reluctor ring 
Mar 2014

215760 mi

C $50
Left headlamp wiper motor unit seized (nylon gear in gearbox). Replaced with used motor unit 
Jul 2014

221520 mi

C $450
Replaced alternator due to completely worn brushes and shorted diode pack 
Aug 2014

223820 mi

C $20
Replaced two broken latches on airbox. Funky design. Probably forced at some point, marginal when I got the car. They still held the lid down for 200k miles. 
Dec 2014

227540 mi

C $70
Hangers on Converter rusted away requiring a repair to re-weld hangers back onto the converter/headpipe 
Apr 2015

230420 mi

C $40
Replaced power steering tank due to worn filler neck and cap which were leaking. 
May 2015

230640 mi

C $300
Replaced lower steering shaft due to worn U-joint Replaced both front struts and sway bar end links due to accelerated wear caused by bad roads (winter damaged) Replaced upper and lower engine torque mounts due to accelerated wear caused by rough, winter-damaged roads Replaced front sway bar bushings with poly replacements. 
Jun 2015

232500 mi

C $100
Replaced LH front halfshaft under warranty due to noise from inner CV. Replaced LH front ball joint due to wear 
Sep 2015

236840 mi

C $70
2 year-old OEM (Walker-made) rear muffler needed inlet pipe and tailpipe replaced as both had developed holes due to rust. Material was thinner than factory-installed system. Replacement exhaust only good for 2 years? 
Dec 2015

238700 mi

C $25
Middle pipe hanger failed after rust-caused crack. Also added intermediate pipe hanger to spread the weight of the system along the pipe rather than just at the header and at the rear muffler. 
May 2016

241180 mi
Sea air and rough roads were the ultimate causes of the exhaust pipe problems previously reported. Solution was to replace the whole system again after only 3 years. Salt air got to multiple welds causing them to fail on Walker system 
Sep 2016

242420 mi

C $100
Turbo oil supply pipe rusted through causing oil leak. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jul 2008 - Aug 2010
Aug 2008

87000 mi
Air conditioning worked intermittantly. System was diagnosed as not holding adequate pressure. Passenger side mirror goes to default position (upwards). Diagnosis was that mirror may be incorrect one and/or may be software issue. ($100 estimate for software installation.) 
Dec 2008

90000 mi

US $800
Steering fluid reservoir was leaking. New reservoir, hoses and clamps were installed.  New front brake discs New front and rear brake pads Two new rear position bulbs New power steering fluid reservoir and hose clamps (old reservoir leaked) 
Aug 2009

94000 mi

US $4600
Transmission failed and was replaced with a re-manufactured one. 
Sep 2009

94000 mi

US $80
Emergency brake had parts that were loose. These were repaired. 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2006 - Jun 2018
Sep 2006

53976 mi

US $444
Front and rear stabilizer links 
Apr 2007

62599 mi

US $254
Replaced upper engine torque mount 
Jan 2008

73475 mi

US $1520
Front end rebuilt (Coil spring,Strut mount bushing, inner tie rod) 
Mar 2008

75259 mi

US $1075
Alternator and tensioner 
Dec 2008

88000 mi
Diminished power steering fluid deemed to result from slight leak in the power steering pump though not significant enough to require replacement (yet) 
Aug 2014

168000 mi

US $500
Driver side wheel bearing replaced 
Feb 2016

185000 mi

US $300
Pcv system replaced. Head gasket replaced. Oil pump seal replaced. Oil sump o-rings replaced. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Quebec, Canada
Jul 2014 - Nov 2014
Nov 2014

180420 mi

C $1
noisey wheel bearing and vibration 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Aug 2012 - Oct 2012
Sep 2012

86000 mi

US $1600
All 5 Coils failed, one complete short. After market equipment replaced. Catalytic converter code tripped check engine light. Cat converter failed, likely due to ignition problem, too much unburned fuel flushed through it. 
Oct 2012

86000 mi
Low voltage codes and coil failure. Shop unable to replicate but did clean ground wires. 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

122000 mi

US $160
1 relay for left and right brake lights needed to be replaced with 2 smaller ones. front right turn bulb holder was replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2013 - Jun 2018
Nov 2013

69384 mi

C $670
L/F hub bearing replaced P/S reservoir cracked/leaking and suction hose leaking. Both units replaced. L/F hub bearing replaced P/S reservoir cracked/leaking and suction hose leaking. Both units replaced. 
Dec 2014

75020 mi

C $125
Improper/bodged previous repair (before I bought it) of turn signal bulb and socket was repaired. 
Dec 2015

79360 mi

C $800
Bloody computer-controlled alternator crapped out. $450 part, plus a couple of hours to replace because it is buried under the PS pump. Idiotic system design and part placement. 
Mar 2018

89188 mi

C $1130
RF inner tie rod RF engine mount Four wheel alignment 
Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Jul 2011 - Jul 2018
Aug 2011

232000 mi

US $80
upper torque motor mount bushing was worn 
Sep 2011

233000 mi

US $190
Small leak on transmission around seal to front axle 
Oct 2012

239200 mi

US $4
Hose connections on the ABS vacuum line were leaking. Caused "limp mode" to go into effect limiting speed and shifting above 3rd gear. 
Nov 2013

248000 mi

US $34
Check engine light. Code P442 Evaporative Emission Control. Replaced faulty gas cap. 
Feb 2014

251000 mi

US $600
Replaced leaking seals in transaxle, rear wheel drive transfer. Replaced leaking seals in power steering. 
Nov 2014

263000 mi

US $800
Rough shifting from 3rd to 4th and 4th to 5th Sometimes from 2nd to 1st. Replaced motor mounts. Multiple bounces after going over a bump. Replaced shocks. 
Feb 2015

265000 mi

US $20
Dip stick occasionally popped out of position. Seal was old and worn. Replaced dip stick with new one 
May 2015

267100 mi

US $460
replaced alternator replaced turbocharger hose 
Dec 2015

272000 mi
rough shifting from park or reverse 
Feb 2016

272000 mi

US $1000
Electronic Valve Control for fuel intake failed 
May 2016

275000 mi

US $8
Leaky hose in ABS triggered brake failure alarm 
Mar 2017

282000 mi

US $1041
Electronic Control Module on the Gas Pedal was replaced 
Dec 2017

283000 mi

US $160
Replaced Speed sensors 
Mar 2018

283000 mi

US $300
Brakes work fine but warning lights say brake failure. Replaced BCM. Warnings persist. Will inspect ECM next 
Jul 2018

289000 mi

US $57
Throttle Control Valve Malfunction, BCM Throws errors, Shifter knob loose Decided to Sell car to Pick a Part 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Dec 2012 - Sep 2013
Jul 2013

247000 mi

US $500
AC module quit working - requires a dealer-only software reinstall. Sunroof - no power - most likely the module went bad. Module is the same module as the alarm siren. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in South Australia, Australia
Jan 2012 - Aug 2012
Aug 2012

86800 mi

A $1100
transmission was intermittently hesitating and shifting harshly. mechanic flushed and replaced fluid, which was quite dirty. 
Volvo V70 in Colorado, United States
Jul 2011 - Oct 2012
Sep 2011

96348 mi

US $1036
Power Brake Booster Replaced Power Brake Booster Replaced 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Feb 2012 - May 2016
Dec 2012

103000 mi

US $900
ignition coil replacement, turbo sensor replacement ($1300) 
Feb 2014

114300 mi

US $1600
Broken driver side ft spring; worn tie rod ends 
Jun 2014

116000 mi

US $610
Sunroof drains clogged, caused interior flooding in rains. Dealer removed and replaced drains and removed entire carpet and underlayment to dry it out. 
Jul 2015

128500 mi

US $1000
Replaced cracked radiator, all hoses and thermostat body Ruptured low pressure power steering lines from contact with chassis. Replaced high and low pressure lines. 
Sep 2015

131000 mi

US $185
Power Steering lines (just replaced) came unthreaded from steering rack. 
Mar 2016

136000 mi
Radiator fluid leak- unresolved. Done with this car... 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jun 2012 - Jul 2012
Jul 2012

130000 mi
Drain tranmission 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2016 - Feb 2016
Feb 2016

142000 mi
transmission failure (unable to go in reverse) car under lifetime trans warranty. shop said they were unable to get a transmission for an 02 V70XC, offered me trade in value of this car w/trans working a lousy $ 1500.. 
Volvo V70 in Missouri, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Jun 2009

140000 mi

US $120
New MAP sensor 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Dec 2007 - Jan 2017
Oct 2009

82000 mi

US $800
Sealed transmission leak. Replaced rear hatch struts. Intercooler hose replaced. 
Jul 2011

97200 mi

US $145
A/C needed flushing and recharging, after almost ten years of use. 
Jul 2012

100000 mi

US $450
Left front engine mount broken and replaced. 
Sep 2013

109000 mi

US $865
Replaced defective cooling fan and module. 
Dec 2014

114000 mi

US $125
Transmission needs replacing, along with the front half shafts. Cost will be $9500+, for a car worth $4500. Declined work and will nurse the car along. 
Sep 2015

123000 mi

US $185
The sunroof drain line was clogged, causing water to pool on the passenger floor when it rained or I went to the car wash. 
Jan 2017

87000 mi

US $9500
Replace transmission, half shafts, engine mounts, upper strut mount. Tuneup. 
Volvo V70 in Illinois, United States
Jun 2011 - May 2013
Jan 2012

US $300
The car wouldn't shift properly and would jerk when it tried to shift. The shop diagnosed that the transmission was going out and put a new transmission in. 
Sep 2012

107000 mi

US $515
There was an oil leak because of two bad cam seals. The cam seals were replaced. Timing belt was in bad shape so it was replaced and so was the water pump. 
Jan 2013

114000 mi

US $175
Car was jerking when accelerating to speeds 50 to 60mph. Check engine light was flashing. Performance check was performed and codes read. Coil pack 5 was misfiring. Part was replaced. 
May 2013

117000 mi

US $100
Car was smoking underneath the hood once it was parked and then caught fire. Front end was engulfed in flames. Fire department had to put out the fire. Complete loss. 
Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2010 - Mar 2011
Jun 2010

98000 mi

US $4000
alternator failed 

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2002 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2012 - Jul 2013
Mar 2013

120000 mi

US $300
Could not turn key in ignition. Had to replace the chamber.  Replaced the steering wheel as well due to peeling of the leather. 
Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
Nov 2014 - May 2016
Oct 2014

176500 mi

US $800
Replaced electronic throttle module with one that's designed differently..... The replacement part has a life warranty Cost was $ 800 
Nov 2014

178800 mi

US $450
Had to "clean" EGR system.... pressure was building up causing the camshaft seal to leak... It was $450 for the EGR service (including hoses & tubes) / Note: I did NOT have the cam seal replaced because the leak seems to have stopped afte 
Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2010
Feb 2007

55000 mi

US $1600
Replace lower bushing and tie rod 
Jul 2007

62000 mi

US $1200
60,000 mile service including door latch 
Mar 2008

80000 mi

US $3850
Needed rear main seal. Powers steering pump Struts New dash module. 
Mar 2009

96000 mi

US $1500
New Dash board. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jan 2006 - Feb 2014
Oct 2006

66333 mi

US $47
cup plug for non-turbo equipped engine missing. Replaced plug. 
Mar 2007

71857 mi

US $239
Replaced faulty driver's door lock assembly 
Apr 2007

72834 mi

US $216
Key would not turn in ignition lock. Replaced faulty Ignition Lock Assembly. Repair cost did not include towing to shop for repair 
Dec 2007

81190 mi
Replaced loose front sway bar links replaced LH inner tie rod end 
Jan 2008

83208 mi
replaced thermostat replaced upper engine strut both covered under extended warranty 
Dec 2008

97000 mi

US $25
Fuel door hinge replaced. fuel door hinge replaced 
Aug 2009

107245 mi

US $688
Replaced leaking power steering reservoir. Replaced timing belt,timing belt tensioner,serpentine belt Replaced leaking power steering reservoir 
Oct 2009

110738 mi

US $400
Evap canister clogged,evap hoses starting to crack. Replaced valve and two hoses. Evap cannister clogged, evap hoses starting to crack. Replaced valve and two hoses 
Jan 2010

160500 mi

US $29
LH low beam socket broken. Wired in new socket 
Mar 2010

118000 mi

US $300
motor mount "sagging" Motor mount replaced. left motor mount "sagging".Replaced 
May 2010

123000 mi

US $558
Ignition lock bound up internally,replaced lock cylinder. Note same problem occurred three years ago while under extended warranty. 
Sep 2011

146000 mi

US $1452
Instrument cluster goes dead.Will come back when hitting a bump in road.Scanned for fault codes.Found DIM has internal fault,requires replacement.New instrument cluster,software downloaded 
Feb 2012

151000 mi

US $225
R&R bent suspension stay right rear. Shop says common with this model year, they keep the part in stock. Perform 4 wheel alignment due to replacement. 
Sep 2012

159000 mi

US $276
front brake hoses cracked. R&R hoses, bleed brake system, road test, recheck for leaks. 
Jun 2013

168000 mi

US $440
Voltage regulator failed. Replaced. Wife was at the store, and on the 1/2 mile drive home it "started running really bad." 
Jul 2013

168800 mi

US $524
Alternator clutch pulley bearing failed, destroyed serpentine belt. Replaces serpentine belt,acc.belt tensioner,alternator pulley. 
Dec 2013

174000 mi

US $299
remove right front wheel and axle.Remove damaged grease boot,grease,install new protective boot,reinstall axle and wheel 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
- Dec 2008
Dec 2008

122000 mi

US $248
Replaced Alternator 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2008 - Dec 2016
May 2008

70000 mi
Replace rear headrest pull tab AND disentangle cargo safety net. 
May 2009

90230 mi

US $63
Transmission software download at dealer 
Dec 2009

104000 mi

US $30
An EVAP hose called the "J hose" split causing a P0442 code. EVAP system-small leak. An EVAP hose called the "J hose" split causing a P0442 code. EVAP system-small leak. 
Jan 2011

121000 mi
A catch in the cup holder needed to be realigned.  Removed broken-off plastic clip (debris) from retracting cup holder which had prevented retraction. A catch in the cup holder needed to be realigned.  
Mar 2011

124000 mi

US $7
Replaced thermostat Replaced thermostat 
Apr 2011

125000 mi

US $12
faulty turn signal socket-socket replaced faulty turn signal socket-socket replaced 
Jun 2011

127000 mi

US $90
Rear shock replacement Rear shock replacement 
Nov 2011

133000 mi

US $3
Replaced burned right-outer headlamp socket with a new one. 
Feb 2012

135800 mi

US $10
Replaced a vacuum elbow at the intake manifold 
Apr 2012

137200 mi

US $50
Parking brake shoes & hardware replaced. also found a damaged dust boot and missing dust caps on one caliper. These boots and caps are for the "glide pins." 
Jul 2013

158500 mi

US $186
Remove & replace front oxygen sensor. 
Aug 2013

160000 mi

US $6
Faulty fuel cap leaked air. New cap remedied problem 
Sep 2013

162000 mi

US $300
Front struts, bump stops, dust boots and end links replaced 
Oct 2013

165713 mi
Modify headlight contacts by tightening connectors 
Nov 2014

177396 mi

US $650
1 Wheel bearing, Both axles, Both ball joints, Both front front control arms (refreshed) 
Jul 2015

185172 mi

US $263
Install rebuilt alternator, battery, accessory tensioner 
Sep 2016

195229 mi

US $2
Replace header rivits Reupholster driver's seat 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2018
Mar 2010

117000 mi
Timing belt and water pump. 
Jun 2010

118000 mi

US $50
Check engine light came on after initial timing belt installation. Reset light and re-adjusted timing. 
Oct 2010

130000 mi

US $276
check engine light was on---replaced CVVT solenoid replaced thermostat 
Jan 2011

173300 mi

US $217
Replaced right front axle 
May 2011

141000 mi

US $568
Replaced the oil trap. The car was making a loud whining noise behind the intake manifold. Repair cost included a computer scan that cost $90 
Jan 2012

137200 mi

US $40
Replace broken hood latch cable 
Feb 2012

162000 mi

US $290
Emission, replaced "J" hose, $178 
Jun 2013

182000 mi

US $85
Check engine light on. Error P0068 and P0171. Mechanic cleaned Mass Air Flow sensor and codes went away. 
Feb 2014

185000 mi

US $250
New coil 
Mar 2015

197000 mi

US $200
One New Coil 
Jun 2015

200000 mi

US $250
second coil went out. Also changed plugs 
Mar 2016

208000 mi

US $100
Replace O2 sensor 
May 2016

210000 mi

US $117
Replace Throttle Body. Error Code P1026. Bought used on eBay and had mechanic install. 
Sep 2017

223000 mi

US $230
The car would run anywhere from 5 minutes to 30 minutes--then die. Wait 5 minutes and it starts right back up. But 5 minutes to 30 minutes the car dies again. My mechanic had to wait till the problem occurred—finally it did and he was able to determine it was a relay but it was in the main relay box in the engine compartment and not the one under the steering wheel. Everything fine now. Took a long time to trace the electrical system and he commented that the error code really did not give enough information for him to find the problem. Cost was about $230. Mostly labor. Relay was $30. 
May 2018

227000 mi

US $275
replaced alternator 
Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Jul 2009 - Aug 2013
Aug 2009

94000 mi
Alarm siren fault - computer reports "Alarm service required" already on car when I bought it from independent Volvo specialist, who will repair it under his own warranty. 
Oct 2009

94000 mi
Alarm siren replaced by the dealer from whom I purchased the car - his warranty repair 
Nov 2009

94000 mi

£500
Windscreen washer on permanently, even with ingition off and car locked. Fixed by replacing a little circuit board in the steering column behind the airbag. Took days to diagnose by 3 mechanics in two garages. 
Feb 2010

96000 mi

£150
offside front wheel bearing noisy - replaced 
Apr 2011

101000 mi

£266
Steering - worn ball joint 
Aug 2012

108300 mi

£30
Broken seal in power steering, leaking fluid. 
Volvo V70 in Mississippi, United States
Oct 2011 - Jun 2012
Nov 2011

90000 mi
Fuel pump valve recall repair 
Jun 2012

94000 mi

US $212
check engine light came on, they "cleaned out the carbon" Driver interior door handle broke. They would have needed to replace entire interior door body to fix it, so they just glued it back together. 
Volvo V70 in Idaho, United States
Aug 2011 - Dec 2016
Jan 2012

108800 mi

US $600
CEL came on--code said evap leak minor. I replaced the gas cap and reset the code. No problems since. DIM went out. Dealer sent it to a third party to rebuild. 
Oct 2012

124300 mi

US $53
Car ran rough, then CEL came on--code indicated it was misfiring on cylinder 1. Replaced the coil on cylinder 1 and problem was resolved. 
Dec 2013

140000 mi

US $40
Passenger door module failed(door lock, temperature sensor, window control all failed to function)---I replaced it at home with a used module purchased on Ebay. 
Dec 2016

185000 mi

US $2800
Cam seals blew--in addition to replacing the seals, additional preventative maintenance items were completed. 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2011 - Jun 2018
Apr 2014

129360 mi

C $400
Ball joints (both sides) 
Nov 2014

138260 mi

C $35
The check engine light came on - it was caused by the (original) gas filer "o" ring leaking (it was cracked) - I installed a new cap and had my mechanic reset the code (n/c). 
Jun 2015

143220 mi

C $400
New alternator 
Nov 2015

148140 mi

C $650
Front control arm. Both wear and tear items only. 
Mar 2016

151280 mi

C $250
One (of 5) ignition coils failed. Diagnosed and replaced. 
Aug 2016

158040 mi

C $200
New battery needed. The replaced one was Volvo OEM and seemingly the original (14 years old!). 
May 2017

165540 mi

C $100
Replaced a bad coil. Check engine light later reset itself. 
Dec 2017

171120 mi

C $700
"Engine system service required" message turned out to be a failing throttle control module. Rebuilt by "Xmodex". "SRS airbag system service urgent" message turned out to be a failing instrument module. Rebuilt by "Xmodex". Both items are common failures on the 2002 V70. 
Jun 2018

175460 mi

C $500
Power steering hose leaking. Hose replaced. AC was cutting out. Parts replaced. System recharged. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
Jun 2011

147000 mi

US $1100
AC condenser had to be replaced--magnetic clutch kept disengaging 

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2002 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Indiana, United States
Oct 2016 - Jun 2017
Nov 2016

169300 mi

US $6
Rear parking light bulb needed replaced. I went to Autozone and they looked it up. Ended up being the wrong bulb, and had to go to Volvo Dealer to get the part. Found out that ipd.com has the part as well. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

127000 mi

US $650
New window regulator for driver door window. 

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2002 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

90000 mi

US $7000
Transmission went out and was replaced. It continues to have problems and the repair caused two more problems that had to be repaired. 
Jul 2009

98000 mi

US $300
Car was taken in for the window motor to be looked at. Mechanic said radiator needed to be replaced and was about to cause the engine to seize up. Repair would have cost $1400. window would not roll up. Cost $300 to be repaired. 

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2001.5 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Oct 2008 - Sep 2016
Nov 2008

118000 mi

£555
ETM replaced + Software upgrade. Brake pedal Position Sensor replaced = resulting in correct cruise control funtionality 
Aug 2014

138700 mi

£300
Laid up for four years for a catastrophic fuel leak, flexible coupling between the filler and tank. Dealer said had to dismantle rear and, minimum £600. Found an independent specialist who knew a better way, replaced hose and clips for reasonable sum. 
Aug 2016

155000 mi
D/S ball joint and front and rear sway bar stabilisers replaced at MOT 

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2001.5 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Mar 2010 - Dec 2015
Dec 2012

88000 mi

£300
air con motor 
Apr 2015

97000 mi
Air con leak 

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2001 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo V70 in Colorado, United States
Sep 2015 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

154000 mi

US $117
Brake light failed. 
Volvo V70 in Arizona, United States
Aug 2010 - Mar 2015
Dec 2011

145000 mi

US $350
replaced a leaking radiator 
Jan 2012

131800 mi

US $500
replaced a brake booster 
Nov 2012

173600 mi

US $100
catalytic converter failed 
Aug 2014

213900 mi

US $450
Fuel pump leak 
Dec 2014

221000 mi
Water pump leak at the frozen plug 
Mar 2015

226000 mi

US $50
Coolant tank leak 
Volvo V70 in South Africa
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

120280 mi

R 800
Wheel bolts where rusty and extremely difficult to remove. Purchased Volvo's redesigned wheel bolts. 
Volvo V70 in Districto Federal, Mexico
May 2010 - Jul 2011
Jun 2010

71300 mi

$450
The engine head gasket was broken and the oil has been spilled on the exhaust system, this issue caused that the windshield was tarnished, end low quickly the right oil level. 
Jul 2010

76260 mi

$1500
wrong function in circuit from the clutch torque converter of the gearbox - was necessary to change the electronic valve box. This repair was very unfortunate because the agency doesn't have the spare part to be replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Iowa, United States
Sep 2010 - Jan 2014
Mar 2011

186000 mi

US $270
Replaced alternator. Part from Autozone. 
Oct 2011

198000 mi

US $30
Replaced front lower ball joints. Front tires were wearing prematurely. Parts from eBay. 
Dec 2013

84000 mi

US $85
sway bar link replacements 
Volvo V70 in Colorado, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

US $110
Replaced Swaybar Endlinks with IPD Stronger version. Dramatically improved ride and eliminated clunking from worn out swaybars. 
Volvo V70 in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2012 - Sep 2012
Jul 2012

227500 mi

US $110
Car was experiencing low power/no power, bad idle characteristics. Multiple check engine lights including cam shaft out of position 
Volvo V70 in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2011 - Apr 2012
Mar 2012

98580 mi
weel bearing front left turbo vacuum switch front right coil 
Volvo V70 in France
Apr 2010 - Sep 2010
Jun 2010

102920 mi

€400
Replaced front control arms because of worn bushings. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 5-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2014
Aug 2010

138000 mi

US $200
replace passenger side drive axle 
Jul 2011

144000 mi

US $250
radiator leak 
Mar 2013

155000 mi

US $300
DTC code P1332, failed exhaust solenoid valve leaking engine seals 
Volvo V70 in Oregon, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

80000 mi

US $35
I have a AT in the car the 2nd the 3rd and 3rd to 4th gear changes are very hard it gets stuck in N and the rpm climbs then it shifts very hard. $4400 to have the dealer fix it. 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2011 - Mar 2013
Nov 2011

96100 mi
lower control arms 
Dec 2011

96720 mi
lower control arms were replaced under guarantee 
Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Oct 2010 - Apr 2012
Jan 2011

105000 mi

US $25
rear wiper arm broken and needed to be replaced - very simple repair. 
May 2011

108700 mi

US $250
Repaired drivers side front hub. 
Sep 2011

112000 mi

US $300
passenger hub and wheel bearing 
Volvo V70 in Delaware, United States
Nov 2010 - Oct 2012
Dec 2010

113000 mi

US $700
Driver side power module needs a replacement. Part cost $500 and labor plus software download = $700. Decided to live with inoperable power win/locks/mirror for time being. 
Apr 2011

120000 mi

US $900
finally fixed Driver door module, costing $900/ half of it covered by Penn warranty. All seems to work just fine. 
Jul 2011

125762 mi

US $250
Check Engine Light code ECM 1600 / ECM 170 F / REM 8D11. Turbo boost pressure signal too low. Replaced boost sensor Parts for Turbo boost sensor cost US$110.00 plus outrageous $160 labor for 15 mins replacement and 20 mins diagnostic !  Check Engine Light code ECM 1600 / ECM 170 F / REM 8D11. Turbo boost pressure signal too low. Replaced boost sensor Parts for Turbo boost sensor cost US$110.00 plus outrageous $160 labor for 15 mins replacement and 20 mins diagnostic !  
Nov 2011

135700 mi

US $338
Car didnt crank. Replace 20 a circuit fuse blown due to coil wire (#5 cyl) pinched under spark plug cover. Dealer robbed me by suggesting to replace all spark plugs even though they were totally fine. I dislike Union Park but had no choice! 
Aug 2012

152300 mi

US $700
Out of the blue, car started misfiring. VIDA diagnosed malfunction with Coil packs (common with this P2 Volvo) Replaced all 5 at 100$ each as well replacing all plugs. Total 700$ parts labor 
Volvo V70 in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2010 - Apr 2011
Feb 2011

114080 mi

C $935
Thermostat gasket has been changed Two new universal joints. 
Mar 2011

114080 mi

C $1300
2 shock absorber and 2 spring (1 completely broke on the way to garage) in front +  gasket bolt + exhaust sealer and oil change. all repair for $1300. 
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2010 - Dec 2011
Oct 2010

110000 mi

US $550
Front wheel bearing replaced 
Nov 2010

111000 mi

US $775
Other front wheel bearing, tie rod end replaced 
Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
Nov 2009 - Apr 2011
Dec 2009

127000 mi

US $800
Leaking cam seal 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2018
Nov 2013

147000 mi

US $100
Replace entire CV axle. 
Jul 2016

176000 mi

US $10
Turbo boost sensor (code 236). R&R Heater core O-ring leaked 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2016
Mar 2015

192000 mi

US $120
replaced dead battery 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
May 2008 - Mar 2015
Sep 2009

117000 mi

US $3457
Replaced both front lower control arms.  R & R upper engine mount. Replaced right front Cv axle & inner CV boot. Replaced leaking radiator. Replaced front tie rod. Replaced turbo drain tube gaskets. 
Nov 2012

138500 mi

US $580
Replaced the water pump, the freeze plug was leaking. 
Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Oct 2008 - Jun 2018
Nov 2008

76000 mi

US $1518
Faulty oxygen sensor causing Check Engine light to be on. Replaced sensor. Leak in radiator. Replaced Radiator. 
Jan 2009

80000 mi

US $1140
Excessive bounce in suspension, tires 'cupping'. Replaced front struts and spring rubber as well as rear shocks. 
May 2009

87000 mi

US $380
rough idle and occasional stalling - dealer could not recreate problem - cleaned throttle body under warranty severe rough idle and frequent stalls and hesitation at speed. extreme rough idle and frequent stalls and hesitation at speed - Mass Air Flow sensor replaced Excessive play in front end - replaced rt and left control arm bushings 
Aug 2009

91000 mi

US $90
Misfire caused by bad coil packs on two cylinders Broken spring rubber on right front strut mount. 
Sep 2009

93000 mi

US $20
Rt low beam headlight bulb burned out. 
Oct 2009

93000 mi

US $30
Left side marker light retaining tab broke. Replaced housing. 
Dec 2009

95000 mi

US $190
'Chirp' from blower motor. Replaced blower motor. 
Mar 2010

96000 mi

US $100
Check Engine Light on due to clogged crankcase ventilation system. replaced oil separator and crankcase vent hoses. 
Aug 2010

100000 mi

US $355
Engine missing severely with intermittent 'check engine' light. Dealer replaced bad ignition coil. 
Jan 2011

105000 mi

US $100
Replaced front hydraulic engine mount (rubber split and hydraulic fluid leaked out) and lower transmission torque mount (torn bushing). 
Jun 2011

109000 mi

US $400
Car was pulling to the right and 'wandering'. Control arm bushings worn - replaced. 
Sep 2011

113000 mi

US $50
Replaced broken front right upper spring seat rubber. 
Nov 2011

114000 mi

US $15
Engine coolant thermostat failed. Replaced. 
Dec 2011

114000 mi

US $80
Adhesive failed on all four door panel inserts causing the insert to separate from the panel. Removed door panels and re-glued the inserts. 
Aug 2012

117500 mi

US $220
Emissions fault code set due to faulty oxygen sensor. Replaced both upstream and downstream sensors. 
Jul 2014

132200 mi

US $250
Replaced left and right control arms due to worn bushings 
Sep 2014

133000 mi

US $50
Replaced bad ignition coil 
Jan 2016

131300 mi

US $60
Replaced brittle oil sump seals. Bubbles on oil dip stick indicated air entertainment into the oil due to leaking seals. Replaced upper torque mount and lower torque rod due to failed bushings. 
May 2016

143300 mi

US $50
Leaking front intake camshaft seal and rear exhaust camshaft seal. Replaced both seals. Broken left upper spring seat. Replaced with new. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 247hp 2.3L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in British Columbia, Canada
Aug 2014 - Jun 2018
Oct 2014

107860 mi

C $50
Intermittent crank/no start, then stalling. Replaced fuel pump - did not fix it. Replaced tank sender unit. Apparently fixed. Fuel leak from pump and sender units. Fuel gauge reading higher than actual. Dealer replaced or refitted o ring gasket. Leak appeared to be fixed but actually not. Still leaks. Fuel gauge still suspect. 
Jan 2015

111480 mi
Left front brake STC actuating during low speed left turns. Problem was caused by RF brake dragging. Freed up pads & piston, lubed glide pins, problem solved. Update: not successful. Discovered broken tone ring. 
Apr 2015

114780 mi

C $400
Tone rings corroded, cracked & broken, replaced with Volvo parts 
Aug 2015

119820 mi

C $300
Front muffler exhaust flange rusted & cracked. Replaced front muffler with aftermarket. Cost includes investigative work for fuel filling issue (see September). 
Sep 2015

120280 mi

C $300
Fuel filling issue - 15 to 20 minutes to fill tank to avoid shutoff. Mechanic did investigative work for me, found no problem with EVAP system or venting from fuel tank. I removed the fuel pump and accidentally removed the flap valve inside tank. Fixed. Mechanic did investigative work for me and found no problem with EVAP system or venting from fuel tank. I removed the fuel pump and accidentally removed the flap valve inside tank. This cured the filling problem. 
Oct 2015

120780 mi

C $300
Oil leak from turbo oil supply pipe. Pipe to be replaced (on order) 
Nov 2016

130200 mi

C $300
Alternator replaced. 0 volt output (likely brushes/regulator) but bearings rough & housing cracked so replaced with rebuilt unit. 
Mar 2018

140740 mi

C $1000
Ball joint 
Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Feb 2007 - Jun 2012
May 2007

137000 mi

US $1200
Air conditioning intermittent, compressor clutch disengages when hot. 
Sep 2007

149000 mi

US $520
Front suspension noise. Both front strut mounts had failed. 
Jun 2008

176000 mi

US $1100
Rear shocks weak Brake pedal position sensor failed Front left swaybar end link loose Purge valve leaking 
Mar 2009

200000 mi

US $45
Car threw a code, traced to MAF sensor. Intermittent turn signal. 
Apr 2009

202000 mi

US $1600
RF brake hose split Axle boot split, axle was dry, replaced axle shaft Lower control arm bushings worn 
Sep 2009

217000 mi

US $100
Throttle body intake hose disconnectd 
Jun 2010

241000 mi

US $1300
Vehicle shows "Engine System Service Urgent", new electronic throttle module installed, message returned several days later. Currently waiting on new throttle position sensor assembly. 
Jul 2010

244000 mi

US $60
See June 2010 response, "Engine System Service Urgent" Message Bulb in Electronic Climate Control dash panel burned out. About 2 hours to remove and replace. 
Oct 2010

251000 mi

US $450
Right front wheel hub and bearing noisy, Repair and replace hub and bearing assembly. 
May 2011

264000 mi

US $90
Boost was coming on late, power was down slightly. Replaced turbocharger control valve, issues resolved. 
Jun 2011

265000 mi

US $1390
Front struts leaking, replaced along with upper strut mounts. Front and rear sway bar links making noise, replaced Front ball joints worn, replaced 
Jul 2011

267000 mi

US $250
Replace ignition coils 
Sep 2011

270000 mi

US $500
While performing brake pad and rotor replacement (4 wheel), noted one front caliper with torn boot and one rear caliper siezed. Replaced all four calipers, brake pads snd rotors, and park brake shoes and hardware. Flushed brake fluid. Inner and outer tie rods exhibited excessive play. Remove and replace. 
May 2012

279000 mi

US $700
Lower control arm bushings split LF RF, replace lower control arms with new control arms with upgraded bushings. 
Volvo V70 in Texas, United States
Nov 2014 - Dec 2014
Dec 2014

103000 mi

US $1700
Took the car in for ongoing over-revving and shifting problems. Best guess is it's a valve body issue with the transmission. Decided to wait a little longer. Instead changed timing belt, water pump, fluid reservoirs, oil, and oil filter. 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2011 - Jun 2018
May 2014

85560 mi

C $1100
(2) Ball Joints (2) Lower Control Arm ("LCA") bushings (2) Upper Spring Seats (HD/XC90 spring seats installed per owner instructions) 
Jul 2015

97340 mi

C $900
HP piping + labour. 
Aug 2015

97840 mi

C $1800
HP line and AC compressor replacement 
May 2018

736560 mi

C $400
Tailgate gas struts Zimmermann/Akebono front brake job 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2012
Mar 2011

72000 mi
Replaced front and rear sway bar links. 
Jan 2012

75000 mi

US $140
Replaced siren module in order to restore operation of sunroof and self-dimming mirror 
Mar 2012

76000 mi

US $90
Replaced brake master cylinder 
Volvo V70 in Oregon, United States
Jun 2015 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

123000 mi

US $300
Replaced struts, tie rods, misc. suspension as needed. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

93000 mi

US $1500
Losing power and cutting off at low speeds - dealer replaced two Yaw Rate Sensors. Problem was not remedied. 
Aug 2010

93000 mi
Dealer diagnosed bad voltage regulator - wanted 600+ to replace; another mechanic suggested replacing alternator at same time - both for 600. Second mechanic tested - voltage regulator ok, replaced air flow sensor - problem resolved. 
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2009 - Aug 2010
Aug 2009

107000 mi

US $375
resonator fell apart due to rust and was replaced 
Nov 2009

109000 mi

US $60
struts of tailgate replaced ordered parts online did it myself 
Jan 2010

111000 mi

US $25
Coolant thermostat prevented the engine from warming up. Ordered new thermostat and replaced. 
Feb 2010

111500 mi

US $750
wheel bearing front L and R replaced inner tie rod R replaced (alignment performed but not included in total costs) 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

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

Volvo V70 in Colorado, United States
Dec 2007 - Nov 2008
Jan 2008

67000 mi

US $120
Sway bar bushing are worn, will replace if we decide to keep the car. 
Mar 2008

69000 mi

US $400
Repaired front and rear sway bar ends. 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2007 - Jan 2013
Dec 2007

76000 mi

US $450
Replaced worn steering bushings 
Dec 2008

95000 mi

US $400
Replaced one ball joint. Replaced an exhaust bracket assembly. 
Feb 2009

96000 mi

US $95
Upgraded transmission software to improve shift points. 
Mar 2010

109000 mi

US $870
A rattle was discovered to be a ball joint and control arm in need of replacement. This occurred while the car was in for the 105K service.  
Mar 2011

128000 mi

US $800
replaced ball joint  replaced engine mount 
Nov 2011

138200 mi

US $260
Replaced a broken rear coil spring. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2007 - Oct 2009
Jun 2008

73000 mi

US $575
Removed and relaced front syspension control arm bushings. (I do live in the mountains so I am not surprised by the problem.) 
Nov 2008

79000 mi

US $185
Owner noted engine movement, noise upon acceleration. Removed and replaced RH lower engine mount. 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2010
Aug 2010

74000 mi

US $336
"Transmission Srvc Req," orange triangle, check engine lights came on. Mechanic did software upgrade, seems mostly ok. Previous servicing was HUGE (brakes, etc.), included b4 servo cover replacement for hard 2-3 shift. 
Sep 2010

74000 mi

US $40
CEL came on - got P0422 and P0333 codes. Knock sensor and catalytic converter issue. Transmission clunked again. Had enough and traded it in. 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2016
Mar 2011

122000 mi

US $140
Alternator replaced. 
Apr 2011

124000 mi

US $20
Replaced sway bar link. 
Jun 2011

125000 mi

US $150
Rear wheel bearing replaced 
Sep 2011

128000 mi

US $300
Replaced noisy front bearings/hub assemblies. 
Mar 2013

151000 mi
Worn inner tie rod end. 
Jun 2013

153000 mi

US $350
Camshaft seals replaced along with oil soaked timing belt. 
Mar 2016

185000 mi

US $1800
Burned #3 valve. Replaced with a rebuilt head. 
Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Mar 2009 - Apr 2018
Apr 2009

133000 mi

US $3500
Fault codes traced to faulty catalytic converter and cracked evap cannister j-hose Tech found front struts leaking hydraulic fluid and the mounts were cracked. Replaced front struts and mounts. Front lower transmission mount worn with excessive play. Replaced. Intermittent fault code. Intermittent short within turbo control valve. Replaced turbo control valve. 
Jun 2010

150000 mi

US $452
Replaced air flow meter. (I hope I noted this correctly in the system section above) 
Jul 2010

152000 mi

US $620
Right wheel bearing was worn so entire wheel hub and bearing assembly had to be replaced (bearing was not separate because it is an AWD vehicle). Left front window was off the track. Left front door window regulator had to be replaced. 
Oct 2010

157000 mi

US $600
Left rear wheel bearing unit was replaced. 
Dec 2010

160000 mi
replaced two rear inner tie rod ends; also four tires and alignment, $1037 total. 
Apr 2011

165000 mi

US $20
replaced one low beam headlight 
Oct 2011

171000 mi

US $65
Center hanger of exhaust had fallen off. Was welded back on. 
Mar 2013

187000 mi

US $2000
needed to repair/replace an axle 
Jan 2015

160000 mi

US $2219
broken front right coil spring -- replaced both front struts and springs and mounting plate rear brakes frozen with rust caliper 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2009 - Jan 2019
Sep 2009

131000 mi

US $320
driving light bulbs both replaced, routine oil change, new cabin filter, spark plug change 
Dec 2009

139000 mi

US $480
replacement of right wheel bearing 
Jun 2010

144000 mi
Right headlamp 
Aug 2010

147000 mi

US $640
mass air sensor replaced 
Feb 2011

157000 mi

US $298
door lock actuator on right, rear door needs replacing. part ordered. 
Jan 2012

180500 mi

US $300
new thermostat required 
May 2017

190000 mi

US $600
service engine light came on at start up. engine was sputtering and irregular / smoking. vehicle was flat bedded to dealer, said to be blocked PCV, cleaned temporarily until we decide whether or not to keep vehicle. 
Jun 2017

190000 mi

US $1700
clean PCV valve which was blocked, preventing engine from breathing and so-oil service also done replaced plugs/wires/coil replaced leaking hose on turbo state inspection and emission testing 
Jan 2019

195000 mi

US $200
replaced wiper arm on boot 
Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
May 2009 - Sep 2017
Jun 2009

77000 mi

US $600
Sway bar links worn and noisy. Front A-frame bushings cracked at disintegrating. 
Feb 2012

91100 mi

US $240
spring tower end plate, center sleeve came loose 
May 2012

93200 mi

US $1000
Cracked ignition coils, all 5 replaced. Crankcase ventilation system gummed up, replaced. 
Feb 2013

96200 mi

US $100
Bushings, right front lower suspension. Shaking during acceleration horn and lower beams not working. 
Jun 2013

97000 mi

US $370
i had work done be an independent shop. They neglected to tighten lower control are bolts and other items. The dealer replaced the front struts using my parts from IPD and corrected the problems caused by the independent mechanic. 
Mar 2014

100000 mi

US $620
Fuel level sensor failed. Part not stocked by dealer. 
Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Jul 2008 - Nov 2016
Oct 2008

76000 mi

US $130
Front control arm bushings, ball joints 
Dec 2008

76970 mi

US $56
Replace center pipe ( ? resonator) with straight pipe 
Aug 2010

95000 mi

US $115
Hesitation, lack of power on take off. Bad Shaft pos actuator, timing. Replaced CVVT solenoid 
Oct 2010

97000 mi

US $110
Replace both lower ball joints  Check engine light - replaced gas cap, could not guarantee it would fix it. Replace emission canister to valve hose. 
Sep 2011

108000 mi

US $250
alternator replaced 
Oct 2011

108300 mi

US $60
Engine misfire, code indicated cylinder 3 misfire, replaced coil for cylinder 3. Easy fix. 
Nov 2011

109000 mi

US $50
Immobilizer, would not start, but later it did. Replaced antenna around key switch as a recommendation, but not sure if this was the problem as it is intermittent. Replacing antenna was a simple DIY job, $50 part from volvo. 
Jan 2013

121000 mi

US $700
Cracked spring in front strut. Replaced both front struts and lower ball joints at same time 
Jun 2013

126000 mi

US $300
No start. bad connection at starter, cleaned and replaced starter also. 
Jul 2013

126500 mi

US $75
Trans service light on, trans not shifting right, as if in limp mode. Removed / cleaned control module plug contacts. 
Dec 2013

131000 mi

US $175
Lower engine mount 
Mar 2014

133000 mi

US $85
Upper engine mount 
Oct 2014

138300 mi

US $180
Replace control arm bushings. 
Nov 2014

139000 mi

US $120
Inner tie rod, slight movement. Replaced all tie rods while it was apart. Note that drivers side of steering rack tends to have some radial play, therefore tie rod may be suspected incorrectly. 
Apr 2015

143000 mi

US $360
Replaced left rear wheel bearing. 
Sep 2015

149000 mi

US $400
Rear half of exhaust. Believe it was original( front half already replaced previously). This car has been 10 years in upstate NY and we spread salt like crazy, so having it last this long is exceptional. 
Nov 2015

150100 mi

US $30
Shift flare 1-2, 2-3. Replaced B4 servo cover w/updated Volvo part. Great improvement! Been having transmission issues for 7 yrs, thought a trans was needed. Wish I new about this issue long ago. Trans has 150K mi. 
Mar 2016

153000 mi

US $10
Turbo oil return gasket 
Jun 2016

157000 mi

US $900
Oil leak due to popped oil seal. Replaced all cam oil seals and replaced PCV system as a precaution. 1st time PCV system worked on. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Aug 2008 - Sep 2015
Oct 2008

96000 mi

US $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. 
Dec 2008

97000 mi

US $100
Had to replace Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror. Mirror would not dim. 
Sep 2009

104000 mi

US $100
Replaced left front wheel bearing inner and outer tie rod ends loose 
Jan 2013

133000 mi
replace tie rod ends 
Sep 2014

150000 mi

US $650
Hole in radiator. Replace radiator. 
Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
Apr 2009 - Nov 2016
Oct 2010

69000 mi

US $680
Front spring tower cap had center bushing separated from rubber body. Dealer replaced both, while only one appeared to be bad. 
May 2012

76000 mi

US $1400
crankcase ventilation system was gummed up, caused poor running and check engine light to come on. lower front motor mount, rubber disintegrated and separated 
Nov 2012

76700 mi

US $270
Missing, running rough. Suspected bad ignition coils since my other car, identical to this one, had this problem this year. 
Jul 2013

82200 mi

US $640
Transmission shifted roughly when slowing down and shifting into 2nd and 1st gears. Valve controlling shifting was replaced and transmission control software was updated. 
Sep 2013

83000 mi
Windshield wiper drive gear mechanism stripped. The dealer replaced the wiper motor, which included the failed part. Rough shifting continues after repair. Dealer rep says the transmission will probably fail and recommended a new transmission at $6k. We are driving the car as is and will get a used transmission if it fails. 
Sep 2014

86000 mi
Typical problem with this model - shifting with a clunk or revving between gears. Check engine warning and TCM failure (transmission control module) error message. 
Oct 2014

86300 mi

US $3386
Hard shifting up and down and flaring between gears after warmup of 5 or so miles. One time car locked in 4th gear and would not shift until it cooled off. Bad repair shop, ended up successfully disputing the charge. 
Nov 2014

87000 mi

US $427
Previous repair shop tore C/V joint boots. $426.50. 
Dec 2014

88000 mi

US $8060
Transmission shop attempted repair, had the car 52 days, trans failed after 50 miles and would not shift at all. Dealer replaced trans with factory rebuilt trans, $6000. Now working fine. Crankcase positive ventilation was clogged and resulting pressure blew out rear cam seals and softened coolant hose. $999. 
Mar 2016

96000 mi

US $580
Front Oxygen sensor, not working properly for several months. Check engine light on. Running rough at times. 
Sep 2016

98000 mi

US $900
Radiator leak. Replace Radiator with new 
Volvo V70 in Colorado, United States
Feb 2010 - Sep 2012
Jul 2010

144000 mi
Sway bar end links replaced. Transmission mount replaced. 
Oct 2010

145000 mi

US $250
Front right CV joint. Right and left sway endlinks. 
Dec 2011

150000 mi

US $500
Replaced Struts/Shocks/Control Arms/Ball Joints 
Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
May 2008 - Jun 2018
Jul 2008

85000 mi

US $2
Rear driver side marker light bulb failed. 
Sep 2008

88000 mi

US $123
Catalytic converter code ECM-4801 was present. Cause unknown, but all five ignition coils had cracks in them and were suspected. Coils were replaced. #5 above is true, but code problem still not fixed: CEL returned after fix (cat ruined?). Internal transmission component broke (likely parking gear), resulting in loud rattle noise on operation. Entire transmission replaced. Charge is for diagnostic work for CEL. 
Oct 2008

90000 mi

US $2
Passenger side brake light bulb failed. Replaced bulb (Osram 7506L). 
Dec 2008

94000 mi

US $1316
Exhaust manifold gasket replaced, emissions test (passed) Thermostat replaced, antifreeze replaced. 
Jul 2009

107000 mi

US $56
Diagnosed intermittent fluctuating idle that briefly drops to 500 rpm then jumps to 900 rpm before stabilizing at 700 rpm. Crankcase pressure test found clogged PCV system and dirty throttle body. Declined repair at this time. Will DIY later. Diagnosed "Engine System Service Required" message and orange triangle warning light. Code for brake pedal position found. Declined repair at this time. Will DIY repair later. Replaced brake pedal position sensor, which triggered an "Engine System Service Required" message and orange triangle warning light. 
Sep 2010

136000 mi

US $340
Erratic idle and surging due to clogged PCV box and vacuum hoses, dirty intake manifold & throttle body. PCV system and intake/throttle body components cleaned or replaced as needed. Passenger side sway bar end link broke. Replaced both end links and also both front struts, which had 130k miles on them and were worn (strut bearings and spring seats OK -- not replaced). Was getting "turn signal bulb failure" error message, even though all bulbs OK. Both (!) front turn signal sockets were bad: metal spring contacts corroded and/or worn out. Replaced both socket assemblies. Volvo Handsfree Bluetooth unit would no longer pair with mobile phones. Replaced old unit with new one. 
Nov 2010

136000 mi

US $200
Car went into limp mode w/CEL and ENGINE SYSTEM SERVICE URGENT msg. Codes showed electronic throttle position sensor error. Cleaned MAF and throttle body--problem returned within 50 mi. Replaced throttle body with used part. Fixed. 
Dec 2010

137000 mi

US $774
CEL on; DTC catalytic converter efficiency code. Catalytic converter no longer functioning and was replaced with a new aftermarket catalytic converter. 
Apr 2011

148000 mi

US $700
Rear shocks replaced. Four-wheel alignment performed. 
Jul 2011

151000 mi

US $450
Passenger-side front drive axle CV joint(s) worn and causing vibration under accelleration/load. Replaced worn axle/CV unit with remanufactured unit. 
Nov 2011

157000 mi

US $60
Car was running rough, intermittent no-start. Scanned and found code for turbo control valve. Replaced valve with new one. 
Mar 2012

162000 mi

US $74
Gradual coolant loss caused low coolant warning every 6 to 8 weeks. Pressure test found slight leak around upper hose at radiator. Possible crack in radiator or hose. Declined repair--will DIY later. Coolant mix/level adjusted. 
May 2012

164900 mi

US $1260
Intake cam shaft seal failed with major loss of engine oil. Leaking oil saturated timing belt, which required replacement of belt, tensioner, and idler pulleys. Changed oil and filter. Car was towed to shop ($75). 
Dec 2012

177000 mi

US $400
Thermostat sticking open; replaced. Had routine maintenance (oil change, etc) performed while car was in shop.  New oil leak from previous cam shaft seal discovered during inspection; repaired under warranty. 
Apr 2013

182700 mi

US $167
Replaced brake booster due to vacuum seal failure 
May 2013

184000 mi

US $628
Left front axle assembly replaced due to worn CV joints Replaced right front spring seat, which was cracked. Front crank seal leaking; replaced under warranty 
Volvo V70 in Rhode Island, United States
Nov 2010 - Apr 2012
Dec 2010

123000 mi

US $160
glove compartment door support broken. Repair shop improvised by repairing with it own-made solution. 
Feb 2011

127000 mi

US $105
Driver power seat failed to operate every time. Repair shop ordered replacement module and installed. 
Mar 2011

128000 mi

US $143
Right rear tail light assembly needed to be replaced. Repair shop obtained a new assembly and installed the same. 
Sep 2011

134000 mi

US $15
front right directional light socket was defective and had to be replaced. 
Dec 2011

137000 mi

US $452
Replaced Fresh Air Pipe. Replaced Spring Seat in right front strut mount. 
Mar 2012

139000 mi
Main Air intake valve needed replacement. Repair shop covered expense as a good jesture for a good customer. 
Apr 2012

139000 mi
Warning light appeared stating: "Engine system, Service Urgent". Turned out to be faulty throttle control valve that was less than 2 years old. Previous valve replaced under extended warranty in 2010. 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2014 - Jan 2015
Aug 2014

148500 mi

US $738
Blew cam shaft seals resulting in loss of engine oil, had water pump, belts replaced at same time. 
Sep 2014

149000 mi

US $146
Driver's side window fell into door and had to be put back into place. System had to be reprogrammed. 
Oct 2014

149300 mi

US $200
Strut and mount broke, actually in June, but was unable to get it fixed. Along with broken strut, other strut, tie rod end,strut boots Part of problem with broken strut on passenger side. Window fell into door a second time requiring another repair and a replacement of the motor as well as the brackets. 
Jan 2015

151000 mi

US $125
Power steering was leaking. Hoses and clamps tightened and fluid replaced.  Was noted that brake hoses will need to be replaced within the next two months. 
Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
- Jun 2011
Jun 2011

95000 mi

US $200
Broken front strut. Broken wiring rear tailgate. Black death. 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2015 - Mar 2016
Aug 2015

156300 mi

US $2000
Shocks, lower control arms, motor mounts 
Jan 2016

US $700
Heater core leaking 
Mar 2016

167000 mi

US $100
Repair coolant line to turbo 
Volvo V70 in Illinois, United States
Jan 2012 - Sep 2012
Feb 2012

101800 mi

US $2780
Front struts, control arm and R&P bushings replaced due to wear. Found during an alignment. Had noticed a rattle but assumed it was loose plastic. 
Jun 2012

106000 mi

US $1500
Broken rack and pinion, loss of power steering. 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Feb 2014 - Aug 2017
Apr 2014

92700 mi

US $13
Replaced Thermostat old one was stuck open 
Nov 2014

103300 mi

US $25
clogged heater core removed hoses and flushed. seems to be working about 90% now. 
Jun 2015

114000 mi

US $60
Ignition coil back #1 died. Replaced with one from Napa (about 50$) took about 45 min to replace also did the plus which added a few minutes. 
Sep 2015

119000 mi

US $65
Replaced right rear wheel bearing ordered part from rock auto $65.00 
Nov 2015

121300 mi

US $65
Coil pack #2 same as last repair 3 more left to go. Found them for $30 buck on rock auto will keep a spare for next time. 
Jun 2016

130000 mi

US $1600
Cam seals leaking required replacement along with PCV oil trap replacement. Oil damaged timing belt also replaced. 
Nov 2016

135100 mi

US $56
Left front wheel bearing shot 
Volvo V70 in Ohio, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Jan 2017

164000 mi
Park interlock broken inside of transmission. Rebuild required. Car has been taken off of the road until we can afford a transmission rebuild. 
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2012 - Jun 2013
Nov 2012

162800 mi

US $400
Replaced front tie rod ends Third brake light and additional two brake lights are not working. Bulbs ok, electrical issue exists. 
Apr 2013

167300 mi

US $250
Secured rattling components, minor repair 
Volvo V70 in Malaysia
Mar 2011 - Jul 2012
Dec 2011

131440 mi

$600
Leak from steering rack - not cured by various power steering leak additives. Had to change with a used rack. 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Aug 2015 - Jul 2016
Jun 2016

154000 mi

US $325
Rear right wheel bearing replaced Persistent noise from rear end wheel axels 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Nov 2010 - Nov 2012
Nov 2010

158000 mi

US $32
Check engine light. Told to run gas without ethanol. 
Dec 2010

160000 mi

US $140
Driver's power seat recline wasn't working at all. Found connector had come loose so connector was secured. Very small oil leak from vent on transfer case. We will monitor. Heater core leaked coolant on driver side floor. Paid carpet cleaner to clean up and shop replaced heater core o rings and added coolant. Mechanic noticed engine missing and they replaced #1 ignition coil. 
Jan 2011

164000 mi

US $65
Check engine light has been on for several months. We replaced oxygen sensors previously but light returned. Replaced catalytic converter with used guaranteed for life unit from Erie VoVo. Check engine light has not returned. We noticed a slight drop or surge in the rpm. Similar sensation to ETM symptoms. They couldn't replicate. In early April we were in a community with a Volvo dealer and they said the check engine light needs to come on or a code is needed 
Apr 2011

168700 mi
Middle seat belt latch appears to be broken - doesn't latch consistently. Tried to order new one while visiting community with Volvo dealer but part didn't come in when it was supposed to. Same trip to this dealer I asked about the ETM and they said the check engine light or a code needed to be present. 
Jul 2011

177000 mi

US $250
Replaced oil trap and clean entire system. 
Aug 2011

177700 mi
Turbo drain back tube leaking. 
Sep 2011

180000 mi

US $290
Low coolant levels and indicator light for coolant. Pressure test of system and found leak related to thermostat housing. Replaced thermostat housing and thermostat. 
Oct 2011

181000 mi

US $220
Oil Leak returned. Shop says maybe due to not having the oil trapped cleaned. Replaced cam seals and not leaking now. 
Nov 2011

181000 mi

US $88
Evap Hose needed repair 
Dec 2011

181000 mi

US $598
Radiator replaced 
Jul 2012

182000 mi

US $130
Headlight and front turn signals Transfer case bad so removed drive shaft and made vehicle 2 wheel drive. Occured right after we picked up car from shop. 
Oct 2012

182000 mi

US $200
Oil leak, replaced oil seal and downloaded software for ETM. 
Nov 2012

182000 mi

US $513
Oil leak and re-sealed block plug and repaired oil line. Still leaking. We have now spent a total of almost $18,000 in repairs and maintenance on this car. right front axle replaced 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2018
Apr 2012

155300 mi

US $350
Replaced timing belt and water pump. Rear lift gate actuator failed rear tailgate open light on but tailgate is closed. 
Sep 2014

186000 mi

US $500
throttle body 
Volvo V70 in Manitoba, Canada
Oct 2010 - Sep 2014
Dec 2010

145700 mi

C $14
Rear Right hub replaced LH lowbeam replaced 
Jul 2013

165320 mi

C $175
Broken RH front spring. Replaced. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jul 2009 - Jun 2018
Aug 2009

87000 mi

US $10
Replaced tail-light and brake light bulbs. 
Jul 2010

99000 mi

US $20
Left low beam headlight was replaced. 
Sep 2010

101000 mi

US $1850
105K service, including replacement of timing belt, water pump, and radiator. Cost is for entire service. Radiator alone was about $775. 
Jan 2011

103000 mi

US $170
Right low beam headlamp replaced. 
Mar 2012

113000 mi

US $1200
Replaced both lower control arms due to bushing failure. Timing gear sensor, camshaft adjustment solenoid 
Dec 2012

122000 mi

US $500
Replace lower right motor mount. Replaced upper front strut mounts. 
Jan 2015

123700 mi

US $1000
Front struts, strut mounts, and rear shock absorbers were replaced. Smoothness of the ride had deteriorated. 
Mar 2015

132000 mi

US $80
Replaced sway bar links front and back myself. 
Jun 2015

134000 mi

US $550
Replacement of a failed clutch in the AC compressor. 
May 2016

141300 mi

US $1000
Replaced the electronic throttle control, which was causing uneven idle and some surging while driving at steady speed. This was warranty item, if done within ten years of first sale, but not the case here. Repair was very successful. 
May 2017

147000 mi

US $865
Engine surging again. ETM was replaced under warranty, but the PCV system was clogged. Cleaned it and replaced the oil trap/hoses etc. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
Nov 2010

135500 mi

US $117
Throttle was surging when coming to stop, erratic idle, problems shifting(associated w/throttle position). Shop stated that software update to ETM would likely fix. Fix was performed but was very short lived(about 10 miles).  
Jan 2011

138000 mi
Knocking/rattling sound while driving over rough road. Front strut bearings replaced. After repair noise was reduced but still noticeable. Auto transmission slipping and hard shifting while driving in town(stop and go driving). Volvo replacement part is 90-100% of the current value of the car. Will not repair. Will replace with salvage manual transmission. 
Volvo V70 in Rhode Island, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2014
Dec 2010

150000 mi

US $2000
Frozen e-brake scrambled driver's rear knuckle (wheel hub mount) Knuckle replaced along with all e-brake components. 
Feb 2012

171600 mi

US $115
Transmission was diagnosed as needing repair. Update: the transmission shifting bugaboo was left as a matter of opinion - my GF thought it to be a problem, and worried about it, I did not. Sensors indicate an O2 or catalytic converter issue. Snapped the passenger side spring. eBrake cable frozen. Repairable. Update: later found cable ends to be okay, only adjusted forward tensioner. 
Apr 2014

179000 mi

US $320
Installed new O2 sensor (rear), replaced rear vacuum resv. and J hose. After working on the CEL and various codes for over a year, I *finally* found the issue to be the rear 'J' hose to the rear EVAP canister. Possibly source of three codes. 
Jun 2014

179000 mi
This car couldn't go a week w/out some other nuisance electrical code coming up - the battery died, and the alarm system was ID-ed (which meant the sunroof didn't work!). 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Jan 2012 - May 2013
Feb 2012

169200 mi
Bad catalytic converter 
Apr 2013

185000 mi

US $1200
The cam seal blew leaking oil on the right side. Poor thing bled out in my driveway. The timing belt was coated as well and replaced also. Total Cost $1200. 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2010 - Mar 2011
Mar 2010

98580 mi

C $1260
Replace entire exhaust system. Heater core leaked - coolant flooded electronics in dash panel and interior of car. Replaced dipped beam headlight 
Feb 2011

101060 mi

C $5500
valves clattering, PCV hose blocked, leaking Transmission slipping becoming increasingly severe, cannot accelerate rapidly at all, replacement required est cost installed C$5K. Then transmission died. 
Volvo V70 in Maryland, United States
May 2014 - Jul 2018
Sep 2014

79000 mi

US $450
Replaced starter which had been having intermittent issues 
Feb 2016

107900 mi

US $1100
Blown gasket resulting in loss of oil pressure 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 197hp 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
May 2010 - Sep 2018
Jun 2010

46000 mi
engine cooling fan has not been working properly 
Aug 2010

48000 mi
a/c r134a leak; source of leak not yet identified therefore no a/c in extreme summer heat; 
Sep 2010

48000 mi
ABS BRAKE SERVICE WARNING LIGHTS COME ON INTERMITTANTLY , USUALLY ON HOT DAYS, OR WHILE DRIVING ON BUMPY ROADS 
Oct 2010

49000 mi
new warning "Brake failure, stop safely ASAP", ABS light again, all intermittant, other strange dashboard symptoms; Brakes work fine, inspected brake fluid level, fine. dash warning is not informative, just distracting. no solution found. 
Nov 2010

49300 mi
ABS BRAKES MODULE WAS REPAIRED. POWER CONNECTION INSIDE ABS MODULE HAD CRACKED SOLDER JOINTS. THIS MANUFACTURING DEFECT GAVE RISE TO PROBLEM & WARNING: BRAKE FAILURE, STOP SAFELY ASAP. RE-SOLDERED TWO JOINTS. A W NEED TO TEST DRIVE VEHICLE ON A L 
May 2011

51200 mi
Replaced Battery; also needs alternator replaced. 
Jun 2011

52000 mi

US $250
Alternator stopped charging battery - received low battery voltage warning. Replaced Alternator. Now runs fine. 
Jul 2011

52000 mi

US $200
abs front speed sensor failed. parts ordered. 
Sep 2011

52000 mi
abs wheel speed sensors needed cleaning. 
Nov 2011

52000 mi
previously reported abs front sensors needed and ordered.The cleaning solved the condition. those parts were unnecessary. However, "BRAKE FAILURE, STOP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE" warning with no CEL lights appeared. Working... 
Dec 2011

53000 mi
ABS Module Failure. Re-soldered approx 30 communication joints which were cracked. Repair is successful and has not reappeared. Finally I don't have to drive with the "BRAKE FAILURE, STOP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE" intermittent warning 
Apr 2012

54000 mi
shock mount failing, living with problem for now. 
Aug 2012

58200 mi

US $100
engine mount & transmission mounts replaced 
Sep 2012

58000 mi

US $95
replaced strut mount - part had failed 
Oct 2012

58000 mi

US $75
replaced both inner tie rods - too much play 
Jan 2013

60000 mi

US $70
Transmission Service Warning. Changed the transmission fluid twice. The Bevel Gearbox was leaking also. Tightened the bolts on the bevel gear. leak stopped. Bevel gear was making noise. After tightening bolts, added gear box fluid. Noise is now gone. 
Jun 2013

66000 mi

US $28
CHANGED TRANSMISSION FLUID AGAIN. (REPLACEMENT OF 1/2 OF FLUID PER CHANGE) TO AVOID PRE-EXISTING TRANSMISSION PROBLEM. 
Oct 2013

68000 mi

US $30
changed J hose located near gas tank. It had a small evap leak. Not positioned for easy removal and replacement. drain and fill transmission. Symptoms are transmission banging into gear at stop. Msg: Transmission service required 
Nov 2013

68000 mi
Error msg: "transmission service required" -symptoms are random, usually when driving in traffic, stop and go, and "Bang" into gear, never on the highway at constant speeds. No solution to date. 
Feb 2014

68600 mi
Transmission service required msg: Since cold weather, no adverse conditions noted except when driving in local traffic stop and go. 
Jul 2014

70000 mi

US $80
replaced temp sensor. it failed again. 
Nov 2014

73000 mi
NO OIL PRESSURE AT IDLE 
Jan 2015

74000 mi
LOW OIL PRESSURE / NO OIL PRESSURE AT IDLE 
Apr 2015

75500 mi
NO OIL PRESSURE AT IDLE - INTERMITTENT . 
May 2015

77000 mi
NO OIL PRESSURE - INTERMITTENT 
Oct 2015

80000 mi

US $150
Replaced internal all o-rings in oil pan and replaced oil pickup tube. Solved NO OIL PRESSURE symptom. The oil pickup tube was clogged with the bits of the oil filter tube o-ring that failed. 
Jun 2017

85000 mi

US $450
replaced spring which had collapsed. cost of parts for both sides. 
Jul 2017

84000 mi

US $500
replaced wheel bearings on both sides. 
Jul 2018

90000 mi

US $10
added insulation to wires when the existing insulator flaked off. 
Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2010 - Feb 2012
Oct 2010

100000 mi

US $176
recurring shimmy at 60mph. in addition to new tires (nokian wr suv), replaced left front lower ball joint, which had been replaced previously at 83K miles. 
Apr 2011

102300 mi

US $233
signal arm malfuntioning and was replaced 
Jul 2011

104000 mi

US $90
rusted out resonator replaced. sheetmetal came off. 
Oct 2011

109000 mi

US $50
headlight out 
Jan 2012

111000 mi

US $1200
Throttle body and software replaced. Past ten year limit and warranty from Volvo, paid 100% out of pocket 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2010 - Jul 2010
Jun 2010

87420 mi

C $1200
Car made strange sounds during driving. Volvo dealer claimed no problem existed. Another mechanic also said no problem. Finally, one mechanic discovered ball joints and other suspension parts needed replacing. Problem resolved thereafter. Check transmission light came on. Volvo recommended 4 updates: Transmission Control Module, Engine Control Module, Network, Body 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Feb 2007

100000 mi

US $2100
steering fluid losses front axle replacement. 
Apr 2009

142000 mi
Catalytic Converter (?) Low Emission Efficiency, Intake Valve Circuit. Estimate of $2,300. Decided not to repair. 
Volvo V70 in Arizona, United States
Jan 2012 - May 2015
Jun 2012

120000 mi
Replaced defective oil trap. Fuel pump recall 220. 
Feb 2013

128900 mi

US $1400
Replaced entire front suspension: struts, spring seats, lower control arms, inner/outer tie rods, sway bar link, 2 front tires, alignment 
Feb 2014

145000 mi

US $120
Replaced passenger motor mount and torque mount 

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2001 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2016
Sep 2010

181000 mi

US $100
replace exhaust hangars 
Jun 2011

188000 mi

US $325
replaced shocks and struts with spring seats and strut bearing 
Feb 2014

206400 mi

US $200
the starter stayed engaged after starting and damaged the armature & brushes. Rear tailgate wire harness wore through from being opened so many times and some wires broke and shorted out melted and blew fuses 
Mar 2015

218000 mi

US $55
bad coil, scanned car found missfire #5 cylinder replaced coil and all was well 
Oct 2015

222500 mi

US $500
rotors calipers pads and calipers all replaced, also new braided steel brake lines were installed 
Volvo V70 in Prince Edward Island, Canada
Aug 2010 - Sep 2015
Jul 2015

172860 mi

C $510
hydraulic cylinders frozen, cleaned and anti-seized intermittent ignition cutoff.. not start, crank, eventually starts. power steering rack leak 
Volvo V70 in Minnesota, United States
Sep 2012 - Jul 2016
Oct 2012

125500 mi

US $30
P0422 - evap leak, replaced fuel cap. hard shifting (purchased with that knowledge) also headlamp wipers, oil cap gasket, drain and fill 3.5Qts of transmission fluid. Drain and fill 3.5Qts of transmission fluid for hard shifting issue. 
Nov 2012

127000 mi

US $100
Replace driver side inner tie rod. Also put winter tires on. 
Dec 2012

128000 mi

US $3
Drivers inside door handle won't open door. Took door panel off and found that the clip that holds the door cable assembly to the handle was not holding when handle was operating. Put a 1" 'C' clamp on the clips to hold in place. works go 
Jun 2013

136000 mi

US $60
passenger side turn signal bulb socket bad. Had to remove computer cover and washer fluid filler tube to access. Rear exhaust hanger broken. 
Sep 2013

140000 mi

US $150
TCU software upgrade to get rid of the 'stop neutral' "feature" due to erratic shifting. Full transmission flush. 
May 2014

153000 mi

US $400
Right front CV axle worn and causing vibrations, replaced with new. PM items: Front strut spring seats, left inner and outer tie rods, 4 engine mounts. 
Volvo V70 in Illinois, United States
May 2013 - Jul 2014
Sep 2013

122000 mi

US $250
spark plug not firing properly, ignition coil replaced 
Volvo V70 in Florida, United States
Sep 2008 - Jul 2016
Nov 2008

98000 mi

US $877
Left directional front socket replaced, still a problem. Front tires rubbing, so mud flaps removed. Others--steering column grinding noise and alarm problem--have not been repaired. Tailgate latch replaced. 
Dec 2008

100000 mi

US $380
New Pegasus wheel split in half and blew out a new 235-45-ZR17 Falken 452 tire. All the Volvo dealers in Alexandria Virginia did not have a Pegasus wheel in stock. And told me it would take three days to get one to the dealer. "Bypass Alexandria Virginia! 
Jan 2009

102000 mi

US $141
Right directional blinks fast and then shuts off. 
Aug 2009

105000 mi

US $40
Problem with turn signals still ongoing. Not fixed yet. Went to Volvo dealer August 14Th 2009 for repair and new wheel (damaged by steel bar in road, doesn't count). Cost of wheel $184.95 plus tax - Turn signal light socket & bulb $8.95 plus tax - Labor  
Aug 2010

119500 mi

US $399
Replaced outer axle boot drivers side. Replaced faulty battery failure. Replaced coolant reservoir tank. Replaced broken fuel door hinge. 
Oct 2011

129200 mi

US $1380
Brake vacuum booster! Replace headlights! Water leaks in headlight. air conditioner noise and water leak inside cabin drivers side! Directional signals still not functioning correctly. Volvo Dealer can not find problem going on three years to date. Can anyone in our group help? 
Dec 2012

141000 mi

US $349
Problem was fuel/air mix sensor, Volvo dealer did not have part in stock. diagnostic charge, $81.00. I ordered part from auto parts website and it was shipped, I had my local garage install it. Total cost diagnostic/parts/labor $349.00. 
May 2013

146000 mi

US $262
Replace all motor mounts. 
Jul 2016

167000 mi

US $200
Engine light check for gas tank recycle hose crack. 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
May 2013 - Sep 2015
Jun 2013

151000 mi

US $850
Replaced Throttle Body (ETM). Purched from Xmodex Canada.. Came with soft preloaded Replaced Radio/tape/cd player.. no sound 
Jan 2014

US $100
cylinder missing not firing...replaced coil pack, still not firing... removed plug found outer and inner electrode tips broken. (Volvo Plugs) Replaced set plugs. Started.. but debri from the damaged plug, damaged turbo unit, now it whines. 
Oct 2014

167800 mi
Smell of Gas... Fuel Damper had leak on the mail body .. o ring Seal was okay. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Aug 2011 - Jun 2018
Nov 2011

92700 mi

US $350
O2 replacement to correct check engine light 
Jun 2012

99000 mi

US $500
Car did limp home mode. Throttle body replaced with Xemodex life time guarantee. Anticipate MAF next. 
Dec 2012

106000 mi

US $340
strut plate cracked - replaced struts and plates 
Apr 2013

107200 mi
throttle body issues again but under warranty. 
Sep 2013

114000 mi

US $500
Canister vapor turnoff - had caused engine service required light to come on 
Dec 2013

116000 mi

US $170
the indie people said it could be the whole transmission or just the stop/neutral software programming on that car. Only dealer could determine which. $135 for them to check it out and then another $35 to re-program the software. 
Apr 2015

129200 mi
Throttle body again appears to have failed. Throttle body was still under warranty so no cost but there remains a question as to what it really was as no codes were thrown. 
Volvo V70 in Iowa, United States
Mar 2011 - Jul 2011
May 2011

148500 mi

US $93
Very minor vacuum leak 
Jun 2011

151000 mi

US $250
ABS and ESC warning lights on. Replaced sensor in right front wheel. 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Mar 2008 - Mar 2012
Mar 2011

99000 mi

US $182
Protective road weather shield became loose and it began to fall off, hitting the road surface. Had to be removed, ordered a replacement and then install new item. 
Dec 2011

102000 mi

US $1400
Oil was being blown out of the engine, not sure how else to describe it. ignition switch had to be replaced 
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2018
Mar 2009

92000 mi

US $500
Power steering pump needed to be replaced. 
Jul 2012

140000 mi

US $4000
Replaced power steering pump replace replace strut mounts, struts, control arm bushings replace vent box, oil pan, engine seal 
Aug 2014

147300 mi

US $800
Alarm system wouldn't turn on; moonroof wouldn't open; battery was draining -- somehow all of these were related to some electrical fault 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Sep 2009 - Jun 2012
Apr 2010

170500 mi

US $950
failed link arm bushings r/r; LOF 
Volvo V70 in Maine, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Dec 2015

222000 mi

US $3000
Replace rear wheel bearings 
Feb 2016

224900 mi

US $500
Front wheel bearing 
Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010

147000 mi

US $698
Window motors, engine mounts,  control arm bushings,  abs module,  alarm relay - all replaced this trip. Next trip working on drivetrain. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Feb 2007

168000 mi

US $4000
Transmission failure required complete replacement. Also replaced a front drive line. power steering pump replaced 
Jul 2007

177000 mi

US $40
Burned exhaust valve Catalytic converter replacement Intermittent cooling by A/C. Estimate of $2,000 to do a major overhaul. Repair declined. 
Volvo V70 in British Columbia, Canada
May 2008 - Jun 2011
Aug 2008

68820 mi

C $250
Bad Alternator. 
Feb 2009

71920 mi

C $100
Exhaust Resonator rusted. Removed Resonator. 
Apr 2009

75020 mi

C $200
Rear right wheel bearing was growling. Replaced with new. 
Aug 2009

80600 mi
Exhaust manifold had come loose. Retightened and all is good. 
Jul 2010

86800 mi

C $700
Front Coil spring broken, replaced both front struts. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jul 2009 - Sep 2009
Sep 2009

76000 mi

US $500
Went in to fix a suspension issue, but the transmission was going and the oil compression was apparently bad and they told me it would cost more to fix the car than it was worth. 
Volvo V70 in Ohio, United States
Aug 2009 - Jan 2010
Nov 2009

121300 mi

US $4500
Forward gear was gone. Repaired car, then sold it.  
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2009 - Dec 2011
Mar 2011

146000 mi

US $200
Replaced the passenger side rear wheel hub. Did a self diagnosis due to sound coming from that location when driving at higher speeds. 
Sep 2011

157000 mi

US $213
Noticed noise from front driverside wheel hub. Ordered new hub and replaced myself. 
Nov 2011

159000 mi

US $50
Drivers side lower ball joint needed replacement. Ordered parts from FCP Groton and replaced myself. 
Volvo V70 in Illinois, United States
Oct 2009 - Jan 2010
Nov 2009

107000 mi

US $130
idle quality poor 
Jan 2010

106000 mi

US $350
Temp sensor, plugs, themostat put in to fix idle problem. Previous iridium plugs caused issues. 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Feb 2010

97000 mi

US $200
Car would not start. Key immobilizer. Had to be towed to shop. Originally thought to be starter. Turned out to be key immobilizer. 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Oct 2007 - Mar 2008
Nov 2007

33000 mi
Windshield Wiper failure. Needed a new relay for Wiper motors 
Volvo V70 in Ireland
Aug 2009 - Aug 2011
Feb 2010

34720 mi

€227
CD based Sat Nav was looking for disc cartridge to be removed and reinserted. Auto electrician took unit apart and discovered laser was misaligned and very dirty. 
Jul 2011

42160 mi

€1300
Self levelling suspension replaced  
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

165000 mi

US $120
Fuel door hinge was replaced. Oil filler cap gasket was replaced, transmission oil drained and filled(about 4 qt of oil), aftermarket inline transmission filter installed and engine oil change. 
Jul 2009

166000 mi

US $40
Upper engine mount (torque rod) replaced 
Aug 2009

168000 mi

US $100
Alternator replaced with used unit Front right conrol arm bushings replaced.  Turbocharger connecting air hose replaced. Lower engine torque rod replaced. 
Sep 2009

172000 mi

US $110
Pcv oil trap and all pcv connecting hoses replaced Left control arm bushings replaced 
Dec 2009

178000 mi

US $150
front struts and spring replaced with used units with low miles, and brand new both front spring seats 
Volvo V70 in Kansas, United States
Apr 2009 - May 2009
May 2009

115000 mi
shift flares in lower gears previous owner had paid for software download too expensive to replace transmission 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 4WD

Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Jan 2007 - Mar 2010
Feb 2007

91000 mi

US $200
engine running rough, fixed. tail light out 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Maryland, United States
Mar 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

80000 mi
The automatic darkening inside rear view mirror failed caucing a distorted image in the mirror. The mirror was replaced under the extended warranty.  
Oct 2007

84000 mi

US $250
Transmission shifting roughly. Dealer flushed transmission and reprogrammed ECU 
Feb 2009

96000 mi

US $100
Mass air flow meter needed cleaning. 
May 2009

99000 mi

US $775
Replaced Alternator 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2007 - Aug 2009
Volvo V70 in Minnesota, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2007

78000 mi

US $120
ABS module failure 
Jul 2007

80000 mi

US $1000
Radiator leak, required replacement of radiator 
Jun 2008

87000 mi
Electronic Throttle Module failed, as it does 99.9% of the time with this model of Volvo. 
Oct 2009

105000 mi

US $350
Seat heater element burned on passenger side; replaced seat heater element and updated seat foam while the cover was off 
Volvo V70 in British Columbia, Canada
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Jun 2009

88040 mi

C $232
Valve on turbo not fuctioning correctly. 
Jul 2009

88660 mi

C $763
Check engine light was on, mechanic ran test and a module needed replace. He presure washed engine and small repair turned into + $750 repair bill due to failure of other electrical modules. Mechanic brushed off as likely these components were old. 
Oct 2009

90520 mi

C $145
Inexpensive sensor failure, no idea of what problem it was causing other than to cause engine light to come on. 
Dec 2009

93000 mi

C $168
Required service as well as the power steering return was leaking. Just tightening the clamp solved the problem. But pump literally blew out the oil whenever the car was turn 100% in either direction. 
Oct 2010

107880 mi

C $170
Front end has had a disturbing creeking and groaning typically at slower speads while making turns. There were no driving or steering issues but very annoying. A worn tie rod end was the culprit. 
Dec 2010

110360 mi

C $745
Water pump started leaking, required replacing. Timing belt also replaced which was included in the cost of repairs. 
Jun 2011

114080 mi

C $180
Turbo leaking, has for the last 50,000k. Last Volvo had same problem. Turning car over to daughter in university. Mechanic is trying to stop the leak without an $800 bill. Update: no luck with engine sealer this time, sold car. 
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2011 - Mar 2012
May 2011

47700 mi

US $800
engine mount control arm bushings 
Jun 2011

48000 mi

US $800
replaced alternator and battery 
Jul 2011

48500 mi
passenger side airbag module failure 
Oct 2011

51300 mi

US $350
inner & outer tie rods replaced 
Mar 2012

53000 mi
when cold, auto transmission stuck in 'park'; hard downshifts and upshifts very difficult to remove key from ignition 
Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Jul 2009 - Mar 2010
Jul 2009

83000 mi

US $575
Ball joint replaced, $400. Analysis of AC leak, $175, compressor leaking, opted not to repair. 
Aug 2009

84000 mi
ABS and STC lights on for repair, dealer checked and module needs to be replaced. warning lights are not on all the time, so will wait until system fails. car hesitates while driving Hesitation was fixed by Volvo corporate -- this complaint had come in before on many V70s. 
Volvo V70 in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2011 - Aug 2011
Jul 2011

190340 mi

C $100
Handbrake engaged while driving, broke 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder manual 2WD

Volvo V70 in South Africa
Dec 2008 - Nov 2010
Mar 2009

63860 mi

R 120
Outside temperature sensor. 
Mar 2010

73160 mi

R 550
SHOCK ABSORBER RUBBER DUMPER CRACKED AND DAMAGED. HAD TO BE REPLACED, TWO TIE ROD ENDS REPLACED AS WELL. 
Apr 2010

74400 mi
TEMPERATURE SENSOR IN LEFT REAR VIEW MIRROR... POOR QUALITY ASSURANCE AFTER THE REPAIR... 
Nov 2010

78740 mi

R 200
ABS system controller problem. Engine head - suspect head gasket. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in California, United States
Aug 2009 - Oct 2009
Sep 2009

192000 mi
Transmission failing. Power steering rack leak, control arm bushing needed to be replaced. Catalytic converter. O2 sensor. Leaking radiator. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

8-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Jan 2012 - Oct 2013
Apr 2012

154000 mi

US $533
Antifreeze leak - new heater core 
Apr 2013

165500 mi

US $560
Replaced radiator now there might be something wrong with CTS sensor. Replaced right inner & outer tie rod and arm bushing. 
Jul 2013

169700 mi

US $500
Left strut bad, had to replace both. 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder manual 2WD

Volvo V70 in Romania
Jul 2009 - Jan 2013
Aug 2009

63240 mi

$100
Top engine mount 
Dec 2009

64480 mi

$300
Right drive shaft axle broke. Right side lower control arm bushing replaced  
Dec 2012

69440 mi

$300
Shock absorbers front Lower engine mount 

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2001 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Apr 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

76000 mi

£20
Annoying replacement of middle hanging bracket forward of final silencer due to corrosion. I fabricated a hanger from M8 stud rod. 
Aug 2009

77000 mi

£800
Recalibrated drivers window motor (software). New outside air temperature sensor. 

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2000.5 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Oct 2010 - Nov 2011
Jan 2011

133000 mi
ABS Fail and loss of cruise control, dirt (rock salt) build up on wheel speed sensor front left, cleaned all 4 and reset codes, nil cost 4 hours work car been fine since. 

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2000 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo V70 in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2012 - Sep 2012
Aug 2012

98040 mi

C $150
Software update 
Sep 2012

99820 mi

C $1000
Lots of repairs due to neglected vehicle, including alternator, brakes,  engine mount, electrical/electronic issues,  transmission. Maintenance items. All good now. 
Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Jun 2012 - Mar 2013
Jul 2012

112500 mi
Replace front tie rods both sides 
Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
Jul 2011 - Sep 2011
Aug 2011

133000 mi

US $200
Driver window master switch replaced 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
May 2009 - Aug 2011
Jun 2009

199000 mi

US $300
Cooling fan stopped working resulting to car running hot. Replaced cooling fan and also coolant, thermostat, and upper and lower radiator hoses.  Car also ran rough, replaced coil in cyl. no. 3. 
Sep 2009

204000 mi

US $150
Vibration and noise in front end, found to be a faulty engine mount(front right). Replaced. Also a vibration in front tire. While up on a lift found a faulty right rear control arm and an exhaust shield falling off, both are unrepaired as of now. 
Mar 2010

212000 mi

US $350
T-Belt had excessive wear after only 2K miles, found while replacing spark plugs. Problem diagnosed as faulty pulley pushing belt into engine. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2013
Dec 2012

146000 mi

US $140
Bad ABS control module. Removed, repiared cold solder joints. Still broke. Looking for new one. 
Jul 2013

156000 mi

US $120
Bad spring seat on RF strut. replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

141000 mi

US $10
Right ball joint/control arm replaced. Mass Air Flow sensor removed and cleaned. Solved problem 
Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2013 - Nov 2013
Nov 2013

217000 mi
I didn't repair my car at the end. The mechanic said that there was a leak in the plastic coolant part and another section was also leaking coolant, that it would be too expensive to fix. He said it was time to get rid of the car. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 261hp 2.3L I5 4-speed automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Aug 2008 - Oct 2010
Mar 2009

119000 mi

US $60
Cooling system thermostat failed shut. 
Aug 2010

136000 mi

US $150
Aisin Warner AW55-51SN Automatic Transmission shifting erractically and clunking between gears and in/out of park. Replaced valve body. Shifting is much improved; still a bit of clunking. Front suspension Strut Mount Top rubber seats both failed - rubber around metal bushing failed. Happens about every three years....also replaced sway bar end links since the last two times they were also bad. 
Sep 2010

137000 mi

US $22
Coolant Expansion Tank lower hose failed -- leaking badly. Replaced hose. 
Oct 2010

137000 mi

US $100
Coolant reservoir tank outlet flange failed (plastic too old?). New hose would not maintain a seal. Replaced tank. 
Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2014
Mar 2011

139000 mi

US $440
suspension issue, replaced a couple of strut associated parts had to replace the overflow tank on cooling system 
Sep 2011

150000 mi

US $50
one of the coils failed and the car would only run about 30mph and ran very rough. Had towed and the repair was done in half a day and for $50 
Jan 2012

132300 mi

US $125
Strange as it may seem a second coil issue-unbeknownst to me each cylinder has a coil of its own (per our Volvo mechanic). 
May 2012

157400 mi

US $110
Right strut "broke" at the top 
Dec 2012

172000 mi

US $110
right front strut failed (knew it was gonna) when had to have left front done, they said right would need it soon and they were right! 
Feb 2013

174700 mi

US $150
ANOTHER coil failed. That makes three of the five in last 14 months. 
Jun 2014

186000 mi

US $20
I had to replace the tailgate struts and install a "rattle" kit that is offered to keep the back panel on the tailgate. The two apparently go hand in hand as issues, I read as i researched the prob and solution(s) 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 190hp 2.4L I5 4-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Dec 2011 - Jun 2014
May 2014

125000 mi
both front cv bushes changed for new ones 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

turbocharged 190hp 2.4L I5 4-speed automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in Vermont, United States
Dec 2009 - Sep 2011
Jan 2010

154000 mi

US $55
Car won't start. No lights, no turnover. Nothing. AAA arrived and tested battery. Battery fine. Towed to dealer. After 2 days, dealer looked at it. NO code. No details. Started without incident. No resolution. 
Feb 2010

155000 mi

US $300
Front tie rods replaced. 
Jun 2010

162000 mi

US $400
Wiring to rear plate bulb severed within the rear hatch. Cannot be soldered dependably. Invasive replacement. $400 estimate to replace all wiring through rear hatch. 
Sep 2010

167000 mi

US $300
New arm brackets for ball joints. 
Nov 2010

170000 mi

US $33
Brakes & rotors, front & back need replacement. Engine mount also needs replacement. 
Dec 2010

171000 mi

US $900
New Engine Mount. Also all brakes and rotors. 
Feb 2011

174000 mi

US $786
Radiator cracked. Leaking anti-freeze. Problem worsened as days went on. Replaced ant-freeze every 36 hrs. Radiator replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Dec 2009 - May 2012
Jan 2010

106000 mi

US $750
Leaking radiator replaced. 
May 2010

107600 mi

US $230
Replaced inner tie rod 
Oct 2010

112000 mi

US $615
Replaced broken shiftlock button on gear shift selector. Rear tailgate anchor clips. Torn upper engine mount. Sway bar end link. 
Nov 2010

112600 mi

US $690
Replaced broken driver's side front axle shaft. 
Dec 2010

113000 mi

US $680
Replaced engine coolant sensor and thermostat Replaced rear window washer pump 
Mar 2011

115486 mi

US $459
Replaced torn left front upper strut mount;  adjusted parking brake; replaced right low beam headlamp. Replaced left front upper strut mount; adjusted parking brake 
Oct 2011

118000 mi

US $1713
Replaced heater core. Replaced left front brake caliper (seized), both front brake hoses, front pads, rotors. Replaced left outer tie-rod. Replaced heater core. Replaced left front brake caliper (seized), both front brake hoses, front pads, rotors, left outer tie rod end.  
Mar 2012

122000 mi

US $318
Right headlight assembly reflective coating deteriorated; would not pass inspection without repair. 
Volvo V70 in New Jersey, United States
Apr 2013 - Dec 2014
Dec 2013

163000 mi

US $90
transmission hose line replacement 
Dec 2014

175000 mi
Reverse gear went out and then all forward gears. Too costly to repair time to junk it. First Volvo of the past 19 Volvo's that my family and I have had to junk. I usually sell them prior to things going completely south. 
Volvo V70 in Michigan, United States
Jun 2009 - Oct 2009
Jul 2009

92000 mi

US $1200
Diagnosed and replaced speed sensor in wheels/brakes - related to ABS false readings. Replaced parking brake cable 
Sep 2009

98000 mi
Oxygen sensor replaced because of CEL. CEL came back on. Unresolved CEL when sold. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2015
May 2009

126000 mi

US $1800
Drive shaft was broken where it meets the angle gear. While in shop, the main suspension parts were replaced as well. Struts, shocks were replaced as the car was noticeably getting more bouncy on bumps and swayed more around corners. This is the first suspension job in the 9 years of the car's life. 
Dec 2009

132000 mi
I replaced the steering inner and outer tie rods myself then took the car in for an alignment. 
Jun 2010

142000 mi

US $350
I replaced my front CV Axles. No shop, I did the work myself in about an hour. 
Volvo V70 in Connecticut, United States
Aug 2008 - Jul 2009
Jun 2009

150000 mi

US $137
CEL on - diagnosed as bad cam sensor and hub.  Electronic climate control and A/C not functioning. Bad blower motor. RF frozen brake caliper. Leaking rear mail seal and cam housing. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Aug 2008 - Jun 2015
Sep 2008

139000 mi

US $400
Replaced cam adjust solenoid and spark plug coil. 
Jun 2009

152000 mi

US $625
ETS light on.Car went into "limp home" mode.Towed to Volvo dealer.Scanned with computer & said it was battery cable problem although other fault codes pointed to Elect. Throttle Mod.(which was under warranty).Replaced 1 battery cable myself.Prob.not fixed 2nd trip in a week for Electronic Throttle Module problem.Dealer said it was bad battery cables and replaced 2 for $576. ETM under warranty but they refuse to replace. Picked up car and broke down again the next day. Volvo dealer wanted to perform ETM cleaning ($550)and then replace PCV ($600) before replacing ETM under warranty. I removed the ETM myself and had it rebuilt by firm in Colorado for $600 plus shipping. Replaced it,problem solved. Not happy with Volvo. 
Jul 2009

153000 mi

US $75
Replaced broken (worn out) upper motor mount 
Oct 2009

158000 mi

US $500
Drive shaft to rear wheel had a bad CV Joint that was making a lot of noise and needed to be replaced. Part was $280 + labor $220. 
Jan 2010

160200 mi

US $5000
Transmission died. $2,600 for a reman from Volvo. $2,000 labor. 
Jul 2010

162000 mi

US $3800
Transmission went out. Install rebuilt transmission. Replace motor mounts. Replace tie rod ends. 
Sep 2010

162000 mi

US $140
ETS light came on. Dealer recommended replacing ETM unit. I diagnosed low voltage to ETM. Possibly needing new generator.... Noise coming from front rt. wheel area. Dealer rec. replacing struts and ball joint. 
Jan 2011

161000 mi

US $130
Coolant needed to be added frequently. Smelled antifreeze when heater turned on. Found leaked antifreeze under driver & passenger floor mats. Replaced heater core. 
Mar 2011

166000 mi

US $70
Thermostat and Coolant Temp Sensor failed. Replaced both. 
Aug 2012

179000 mi

US $500
Car runs rough. check engine light came on. gave codes for throttle position sensor 
Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Nov 2008 - Nov 2011
Jun 2009

118000 mi

US $230
Idle speed was fluctuating, almost cutting out. Dealer cleaned throttle. 
Dec 2009

128000 mi

US $1200
Engine quit shortly after re-fueling. Shop diagnosed fuel pump-replaced 
Jun 2010

131000 mi

US $417
radiator was leaking. Replaced 
Sep 2010

135000 mi

US $70
Alternator quit charging. Had it rebuilt. 
Dec 2010

135000 mi

US $140
Car would not run. Fuel pump relay replaced 
Jun 2011

139000 mi

US $300
A malfunctioning coil, or power pack, for one of the spark plugs was replaced. The spark plugs were also replaced as routine maintenance. 
Oct 2011

140000 mi

US $150
water reservoir leaking; replaced 
Nov 2011

140000 mi
The Volvo developed engine trouble while I was traveling, a dead miss. After I figured out it was a mechanical problem, perhaps a burnt valve or low compression, I decided to trade it. 
Volvo V70 in Hawaii, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2013
Dec 2008

110000 mi

US $350
Cracked coolant reservoir causing slow loss of coolant 
Jun 2009

119000 mi
"u-joint noise" in driveline. Shop removed angel gear and prop shaft for rear AWD car running as FWD only awaiting parts and resolution 
Aug 2009

122000 mi

US $250
Car has a design flaw. With factory roof rack rain water pools along trim above drivers door.When drivers electric window is opened in inclement weather, water drips onto window switch panel in door arm rest. Durable though, lasted 9 yrs and 120Kmiles! 
Sep 2009

123000 mi

US $120
Power steering fluid line was leaking at the return flange on the power steering rack. Tightened fitting, topped off reservoir and drove away. Leak was severe enough that fluid had to be added @ 20 mile intervals en route to shop. 
Mar 2010

132000 mi

US $300
Replaced faulty window switch previously replaced at 120K +/- 
Jul 2010

142000 mi

US $250
Remote locking acting up. Front passenger door intermittently will not close without 10 or more clicks on remote, drivers door requires key from time to time (remote will not open) Ordered parts. 
Aug 2010

142700 mi

US $600
Multiple spark plug mounted Bosch ignition "magentos" replaced 
Sep 2010

143000 mi
Radiator tank cracked allowing slow loss of coolant. Shop says this is common problem w/this system after 10 yrs or so. Consider 10 yrs of trouble free cooling better than average service life for radiatiors in high corrosion area (Hawaii) 
Nov 2010

145300 mi

US $900
Ball joints/Tie rod ends worn. after 11 yrs and 150KMiles pretty good service. Installed door actuator, which was not the correct part. Resolved with a mechanical adjustment. 
Dec 2010

146000 mi

US $700
Leaking front strut/shock. Replaced.  
May 2011

152000 mi

US $150
Replaced lock module on passenger door--door window/lock controller in the armrest. Starter relay replaced 
Mar 2013

158000 mi
power locks on two doors failing, only work intermittently. Diagnosed, ordered part. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Mar 2015 - Feb 2016
Feb 2016

152000 mi
evaporative emissions never went away. just kept the fuel tank full and passed smog :) 
Volvo V70 in Maryland, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2011
Oct 2010

104000 mi

US $148
car needed a viscous coupling, Part was $1400.00. Had them take out the rear drive shaft?...turned into a front wheel drive instead of AWD...car works great and it cost $148.00  
Dec 2010

106000 mi

US $148
car needs a new rear seal to stop oil leak and later, I'm told, probably a new head gasket 
Volvo V70 in Rhode Island, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

187000 mi

US $2450
Head Gasket replaced Radiator replaced Turbo replaced  
Nov 2010

187600 mi

US $847
Power steering rack seal failed 
Dec 2010

189000 mi

US $250
Wheel Bearing & Hub 
Volvo V70 in Virginia, United States
Dec 2010 - Apr 2011
Feb 2011

115200 mi

US $50
ENGINE CODE 0128 RADIATOR COOLANT TEMPERATURE SENSOR FAULTY RESULTING IN HARD COLD STARTUP. REPLACED SENSOR AND THERMOSTAT. PROBLEM SOLVED. 
Volvo V70 in Texas, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

145000 mi

US $450
Went in to recharge a/c as it wouldn't stay cold after approx. 5 minutes of driving. Mechanic said it needed the compresser replaced for 1,000 instead.  Paid 450. for 2 tires, oil change, left headlight replaced and spare tire replaced 
Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2013
Jan 2013

140000 mi

US $150
transfer case was broken; removed rear driveshaft to convert to FWD 
Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
Oct 2010 - Mar 2011
Nov 2010

120000 mi

US $1600
Head gasket replacement 
Mar 2011

123000 mi

US $65
Coolant hose replaced 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2018
Apr 2014

113500 mi
oil spilled by previous owner/mechanic in spark plug wells causing misfire, cleaned up and replaced all spark plugs. 
Mar 2015

122000 mi

US $175
Alternator replacement 
May 2015

123000 mi

US $170
Car was losing coolant. Replaced radiator, thermostat, and coolant temp. sensor. 
Sep 2017

135000 mi

US $450
Replaced chip key sensor ring at igniton cylinder. 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2010 - Jul 2011
Jan 2011

111000 mi

US $313
Front left inner tie rod replaced. Replace LF inner tie rod and alignment 
Feb 2011

112000 mi

US $950
Engine light on - Code pointed at catalytic converter. Told to try to clean injectors and PCV system. Replace timing belt and tensioner. Engine light came on two days after pickup. Thinking either catalytic or O2 sensors. 
Jul 2011

113000 mi

US $420
Engine light still on from previous problem. Replaced rear oxy sensor but light is still on. Ordered Cat. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Feb 2011 - Aug 2011
Mar 2011

198000 mi

US $75
2 repairs required. Replaced tube from Coolant Tank. Added liquid product to reseal radiator (the s--- actually worked, for now). I replaced one ignition coil. Simple swap out of parts. Bought "off brand" from Kragen. Works fine. 
Aug 2011

199000 mi

US $85
Need to repair ABS Module. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Dec 2013 - Jun 2018
Jan 2014

US $100
Thermostat stuck needed replacing Electronic seat swich needed to be replaced. 
Dec 2014

193000 mi

US $600
Passenger door wont open. Replaced door latch. skid plate, under radiator, fell off. Replaced it. 
Jun 2015

195000 mi
Brought car in with a dead battery. Diagnostics showed the battery was fine after recharging. This did not fix the problem. see next service call Second time bringing car in with dead battery. This time they replaced the battery and all is well. 
Mar 2018

217000 mi

US $700
engine seal and bearings at crank shaft 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2011 - Sep 2018
Oct 2011

116500 mi
ABS module re-solder. 
Dec 2011

118000 mi

US $300
Key fob - replaced, reprogrammed 
Jan 2012

119000 mi

US $400
front hubs front control arms replaced 
Mar 2012

120000 mi

US $30
Tailgate wiring broken due to bad design and materials. Discovered while trying to figure out why the tailgate wouldn't lock and unlock. But fixing the wiring didn't fix the actuator. Tailgate lock actuator quit working. Finally traced to bad soldering / solder. 
Nov 2012

125100 mi

US $250
Emergency brake fell apart 
Apr 2013

128300 mi

US $240
oxygen sensor 
Jun 2013

130000 mi
Front drivers side and rear passenger side window switch fried. 
May 2014

136000 mi

US $400
Struts, shocks, spring seats, stuck front caliper pins, outer tie rod end (Moog brand - lasted less than 15000 miles ...), inner tie rod rubber boot, 
Dec 2014

139000 mi

US $60
Inner tie-rod ends. 
May 2015

141000 mi

US $100
Two speakers quit. Replaced the speakers. Door trim fell apart. 
Jun 2015

142000 mi
Door lock actuator wouldn't work in warm weather. Thermal fuse replaced. 
Dec 2016

151200 mi

US $220
Plastic radiator cracked. New radiator installed. Voltage regulator replaced. 
Feb 2017

152000 mi

US $270
Headlights useless. Got replaced with something slightly better 
Apr 2018

159000 mi
Car was shaking when brakes were applied. Volvo rotors are rusting way too fast. Grinded down rotors rusty edges that were interfering with the brake pads. No new parts this time. Shaking is gone, for now. 
Sep 2018

161000 mi

US $60
One cylinder stopped firering. Ignition coil died. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

162-horsepower 2.4L I5 5-speed manual FWD

Volvo V70 in New York, United States
Jul 2010 - Oct 2010
Aug 2010

117000 mi

US $200
Power Steering hose leak - defective hose needed replacement. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4dr Wagon

162-horsepower 2.4L I5 4-speed automatic FWD

Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2009 - Dec 2012
Dec 2010

145000 mi

US $70
Sensor wire came off the starter causing car not to start. Reattached. 
Jan 2011

146000 mi

US $85
Stuck brake caliper. Replaced caliper with rebuilt one. Broken motor mount replaced. 
Mar 2012

152000 mi

US $135
replaced leaking heater core replace thermostat 
Nov 2012

158000 mi

US $410
replaced AWD drive shaft 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2008 - Mar 2015
Feb 2009

116000 mi

US $550
Power steering pump replaced. 
Sep 2009

120000 mi

US $100
Automatic transmission - Rough gear shifts  
Oct 2009

122000 mi

US $216
Check engine light came on. Cause was an evaporator hose leak and R&R canister shut-off valve malfunction. Hose and shut-off valve replaced. Automatic transmission was jumping into gear. Auto Transmission fluid was replaced. 
Mar 2010

127000 mi

US $852
RHR suspension anchor replaced RH rear muffler hanger replaced RH front brake hose torn. Hose replaced. RPMs dipped when coming to a stop. Throttle body cleaned. Transmission jumping/lurching when up shifting & downshifting after 30 min of driving. Transmission fluid replaced. Problem reduced, not eliminated. 
Jun 2010

129000 mi

US $150
ETS light on intermittently, codes checked did not indicate ETS issue but did report faulty brake pedal switch. Switch replaced, ETS light continues to come on intermittently every 2-3 days. 
Mar 2011

136000 mi

US $800
Rear brake caliper seized. Caliper and rear rotors replaced. Front brake hose leak found. Hose was replaced. Pinhole leak in coolant bottle. Coolant bottle replaced. Small coolant leak found in heater core. No action taken. 
Oct 2011

142500 mi

US $105
Secure loose knee panel under steering wheel Diagnose intermittent ETS light. Scanner error code indicated faulty brake booster sensor 
Jul 2012

150300 mi

US $500
Heater fan and resistor replaced 
Jan 2013

146800 mi

US $200
Drivers side window switch failed, replaced. 
Jul 2013

157500 mi

US $400
Brake booster switch failed, replaced Positive battery cable, alternator cable deteriorating, replaced 
May 2014

165100 mi

US $322
Inner tie rod failed inspection 
Sep 2014

168000 mi

US $894
O2 sensor failed, replaced. Driver's door stop broken and replaced. 
Volvo V70 in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2009 - Dec 2012
Sep 2011

128000 mi

US $20
Seat belt would not rewind and caused rear seat to jam. 
Nov 2011

128700 mi

US $200
Ventilation was not shifting from defrost to vent to floor. "repair" involved disassmebly and reconnecting all of the control wires. Venting now working correctly. Also problem with speakers on drivers door corrected and now working. 
Jan 2012

130300 mi

US $130
Thermostat failed open 
Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

83000 mi

US $400
strut mount  
Mar 2010

83000 mi

US $120
heater core replaced 
Sep 2010

87000 mi

US $700
ETM and MAF 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Jul 2009 - Jul 2012
Aug 2009

159000 mi

US $750
Dash lights (Check Engine, ABS, ETS, Brake) had all come on. The dealership wanted $1,800 to replace two modules (ABS & ETS). I went to an independent for a 2nd opinion. Paid to have frayed battery cable replaced to see if that would take care of the issue. It didn't as the ABS and Check Engine lights are still on. The car went back to the shop today for additional work. 
Sep 2009

161000 mi
The ETS module went out. Volvo covered the replacement work as part of a class action suit settlement. 
Sep 2010

176000 mi

US $1600
Replaced steering components. Replaced heater core, and rear brakes/pads. 
Mar 2011

184000 mi

US $578
Thermostat was replaced with new coolant.  Also fixed squeaky rear panel on tailgate. 
Apr 2011

185000 mi

US $1800
Replaced loose support part under the rear of the car. Replaced defective window switch on right front passenger window. 
Sep 2011

192000 mi

US $95
Turn indicator and hazard lights switch died. Replaced the switch. 
Nov 2011

194000 mi

US $1000
Replaced heater core. 
Volvo V70 in Tennessee, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Aug 2010

125800 mi
The electronic throttle module is defective, common in Volvos 99-2002, causes engine to hesitate. Very expensive to repair, 900 dollars. 
Jun 2011

135000 mi
Needed electronic throttle module when sold. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2014
Jul 2012

133000 mi
Hatch lock stopped working. Wire Harness had a break and was repaired with a butt splice. 
Nov 2012

133000 mi

US $432
Radiator Leak. New Radiator installed. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Aug 2008 - Dec 2008
Sep 2008

178000 mi

US $200
AWD drivetrain worn out. shop removed from car (now a FWD car). 
Dec 2008

178000 mi
Over $10k of pending repairs when I junked it...catalytic converter, oxygen sensor, etc. leaky sunroof Needed new alternator. Needed new fuel pump. Short in radio. 
Volvo V70 in Washington, United States
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

163000 mi

US $3500
Transmission had to be rebuilt 
Volvo V70 in Georgia, United States
Jul 2009 - Sep 2009
Sep 2009

145000 mi

US $100
Turbocharger was failing. This car was the most expensive car for repairs I ever owned. Had transmission replaced 5-2004, $4500. Something always wrong with it. I would guess I spent close to $15.000.00 over the 7 years just in repairs not maintenance. 
Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Aug 2009 - Sep 2014
Sep 2009

139000 mi
Replaced both anti roll bar drop links 
Jul 2014

172200 mi

£60
Turbo pressure pipe leak at junction of turbo 

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2000 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Great Britain
Feb 2011 - Sep 2013
Apr 2011

100000 mi

£2
Due to damage by debris on motorway a/c radiator was damaged which caused leak and ultimately the a/c pump seizing. Car needed to be driven for 7 hours in order to get home (from France to UK) with pulley noisy. Oil leak from turbo return pipe, minimal problem. 
Mar 2013

120000 mi
Loose anti roll bar link 
Sep 2013

121000 mi

£120
Brake hoses worn, replacement required 

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2000 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in North Carolina, United States
Apr 2009 - Jul 2009
May 2009

121000 mi

US $125
ABS contol unit went bad, replaced by owner. 
Volvo V70 in California, United States
Nov 2011 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

117000 mi

US $40
Window switch stopped working. 

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2000 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo V70 in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2015
May 2009

158000 mi

US $105
Alternator replaced heater core replaced 
Mar 2010

165000 mi

US $40
tie rod 
Oct 2011

178300 mi

US $260
replaced muffler and tail piece 
Dec 2011

180000 mi
Replaced ignition tumbler 

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1999 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2012 - Dec 2012
May 2012

118700 mi

US $40
Fuel mileage lower than expected - Replaced spark plugs 
Jul 2012

119500 mi

US $150
Strut mount bushings were making noise over bumps. Replaced strut mount bushings. 
Volvo in Saskatchewan, Canada
Jul 2012 - Sep 2012
Aug 2012

159340 mi

C $115
Car stalls on start - turns out the problem is the key/ignition relationship - chip. Mechanic suggested trying another key to start the car, and it seems to work. 
Volvo in British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2012 - Jun 2014
Oct 2013

183300 mi
Replaced number 5 coil with a spare that I had. the old coil failed. 
Volvo in Maryland, United States
Feb 2012 - Oct 2013
Aug 2012

216000 mi

US $540
The "Check Engine" light had been on for a long time (months) and my regular mechanic couldn't fix it. He said I'd have to take my car to the dealer because they have the software needed to fix the throttle body 
Oct 2012

219200 mi

US $660
Radiator was replaced. 
Jan 2013

225000 mi

US $190
The lights above the rear license plate didn't work because the wiring was faulty. I didn't really care, but I got stopped by the police so I HAD to get it fixed 
Mar 2013

229000 mi

US $233
Replaced coil number 5 and ambient air temp sensor 
Jul 2013

233700 mi
The windows & sunroof no longer work. At first the problem was intermittent, but then permanently stuck. The windows are closed (phew), but the sunroof is open. We Jerry-rigged a solution by taping it shut with cardboard & duct tape! 
Oct 2013

237000 mi
Electrical system has been on a downward spiral for some time. The car's been "dead" then jumped several times. Right now it is not drivable & we're trying to decide whether to put any more $ into it. It's been a great car. 
Volvo in Alabama, United States
Jan 2012 - Apr 2014
Feb 2012

156000 mi

US $227
Dead ignition coil on 1 cylinder. Fixed in 1/2 day. 
Sep 2012

167000 mi

US $362
Replaced left & right control arms to fix front end wobble/tire wear. 
Jul 2013

177300 mi

US $361
Headlight assembly was broken loose. It was aiming up in the trees and couldn't be adjusted. Replaced with used unit. Partial a/c recharge 
Volvo in Colorado, United States
Dec 2010 - Nov 2011
Jan 2011

130000 mi

US $120
Left lower control arm bearing shot. Replaced both lower control arms 
Oct 2011

135000 mi

US $400
carrier bearing for rear drive shaft failed. replaced drive shaft 
Nov 2011

136000 mi
car running rough. replaced 2 obviously bad ignition coils.  car ran good for two weeks. now wont start. ordered 2 more coils. shop replaced one last year. this will make 5 new coils in a year. 
Volvo in Rhode Island, United States
May 2011 - Jun 2011
Jun 2011

193000 mi

US $676
Ball Joint replaced, Tie rod placed. Caliper Replaced. 
Volvo in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

139000 mi

US $145
replaced power steering pump replaced coolant level sensor 
Volvo in Illinois, United States
Feb 2013 - Jun 2014
Jul 2013

235800 mi

US $250
Windshield cracked on a hot day. Replaced. 
Dec 2013

240000 mi

US $5
Steering fluid leaked from hose. Tightened hose clamp, refilled fluid. 
Feb 2014

241000 mi

US $150
Replaced lower radiator hose to fix leak; replaced all other coolant hoses as preventive maintenance. Leak slowed but not stopped. Radiator has a hairline crack - needs replacement. 
May 2014

243000 mi

US $200
Small crack in plastic radiator tank. Replaced radiator with new Nissens unit. This is a common problem on these cars. 
Volvo in Minnesota, United States
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012
Apr 2012

140000 mi

US $500
parking brake fell apart and was rubbing between wheels and drums 
Volvo in Maine, United States
Oct 2013 - Apr 2014
Mar 2014

206000 mi
lost reverse 
Volvo in Washington, United States
Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
Jul 2015

192000 mi

US $200
ignition coil pack bad, intermittent though, and hard to figure out 
Volvo in Georgia, United States
Dec 2014 - Mar 2015
Mar 2015

126000 mi
Both front axles were bad 
Volvo in Washington, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2015
May 2015

138000 mi

US $700
An oil leak from the oil cap went into the spark plugs and caused misfires. The repair was expensive because the company replaced the entire ignition system instead of cleaning it, and did not fix the leak. 
Volvo in Texas, United States
Dec 2013 - Jun 2014
Mar 2014

125000 mi
no reverse 
Jun 2014

127000 mi

US $3000
Burnt exhaust valve- rebuild head 
Volvo in Alberta, Canada
Jan 2014 - Sep 2014
Feb 2014

144020 mi

C $200
Both O2 sensors were replaced 
Volvo in Florida, United States
Nov 2013 - Sep 2014
Nov 2013

158000 mi

US $1100
car was idle hunting, surging, stalling, limp mode of 20 mph max. at first drive system/transmission felt like problem. the engine codes were constantly changing. Bought autel md802 scanner to read actual volvo data to solve the problem. ETM 
Jan 2014

159300 mi
exhaust camshaft VVT internal short. Replaced. stay tuned for other issues. Smelled smoke when op the driver side pass window. I removed door card and disconnected the switch and regulator. It is winter I will fix later. I est parts to cost $180 for reg and approx 1-2 hrs to replace. 
Feb 2014

160000 mi

US $18
exhaust in vents. Wife explained brake pedal too hard to push down at a stop but would work when slowing at speed. I ordered a gasket between turbo and cat down pipe. Leak caused idle to fall to 500 rpm, not enough vacuum for brake booster. 
Sep 2014

163000 mi
Down pipe from turbo to cat has a very weak 90 degree plus bend in less than an inch from turbo and is prone to crack. To repair that section must come off, all wheel components are in the way, simply translated... very costly. 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo in Tennessee, United States
May 2009 - Jan 2013
Jun 2009

111000 mi
 
Jul 2009

112000 mi

US $1125
Car had several problems, front 02 sensor. Car ran rough with AC on black smoke. 02 sensor changed.  thermostat replaced temp sensor changed  door hinge was repaired to stop noise. 
Jan 2013 The right front motor mount broke causing the motor to crush an oil line. Engine over heated causing catasrophic damage totaling the Volvo 
Volvo in New Hampshire, United States
Aug 2010 - Aug 2011
Sep 2010

112000 mi

US $1400
right strut "bearing" rusted, loosened strut created extra wear on attachment plate. Strut, springs, all attachment parts replaced (left side showed rust) on both sides, 4 wheels aligned. 
Apr 2011

118000 mi

US $700
left wheel hub was becoming noisy; new one ordered and installed. emissions hose from gas tank cracked; new one ordered. 
May 2011

118300 mi

US $300
new emissions hose installed intermittent cooling in ac due to leaking o ring. replaced by dealer for under 300. 
Volvo in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2010 - Dec 2011
May 2010

134400 mi
Ignition key switch issue 
Oct 2011

165000 mi

US $500
Clean throttle body, new brakes front and rear 
Volvo in California, United States
Jan 2010 - Apr 2010
Feb 2010

93000 mi

US $600
The starter went out. Had dealership replace starter but had flywheel replaced elsewhere. Had the flywheel replaced (which was damaged from my starter). 
Volvo in Washington, United States
Jan 2010 - Jun 2011
Feb 2010

81000 mi

US $130
Right rear wheel bearing was failing, causing noise and vibration. 
Volvo in Kansas, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

110000 mi
Transmission fluid leaking slowly from 1st solenoid, the car shifted at low RPMs and small ATF spots appeared below the car after sitting for an extended period of time. 
Volvo in Alberta, Canada
May 2009 - Aug 2014
Jun 2009

104160 mi

C $700
Exhaust canisters and valves replaced 
Feb 2010

109200 mi

C $150
Turbo leaking oil  
May 2010

110360 mi
Faulty ABS module. Bought rebuilt module and installed by owner. 
Nov 2010

119200 mi

C $300
Replace radiator and radiator hoses 
Nov 2011

131720 mi

C $300
Tie rod worn. Misalignment 
Dec 2011

136400 mi

C $400
Misalignment, worn tie rod 
Jun 2013

146940 mi

C $600
Driveshaft replacement 
Mar 2014

152520 mi

C $2500
Spring seat worn Shocks replaced Rear brake lines rusted 
Volvo in Ohio, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2012
Jun 2011

164000 mi

US $200
PNP safety neutral switch/sensor on top of transmission was replaced because shift light would flash and car would stay in 3rd gear limp-home mode. 
Apr 2012

170000 mi

US $100
Heater core started leaking. Smell was foul and was fogging up the windshield. Common problem with Volvo heater cores of this age. 
Volvo in Utah, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2014
Jun 2009

120000 mi

US $500
Replaced right lower control arm and left tie rod end. Alignment performed (broken suspension caused bad alignment). New tires mounted and balanced (bad alignment caused poor tire wear).  
Jan 2010

125000 mi

US $1600
Replaced driveshaft (propshaft) from transfer case to read differential. 
May 2011

133900 mi

US $20
Wiring loom to the tailgate had multiple broken wires from the opening and closing of the tailgate. Wiring repaired by owner and routed in a way that would mitigate a recurrence of the problem. 
Oct 2011

137000 mi

US $65
Heater core failed and began leaking. Replaced heater core and flushed all coolant. 
Jan 2012

132300 mi

US $20
replaced thermostat 
Jul 2012

140200 mi

US $240
Replaced rear driver's-side seat belt latch assembly Exhaust pipe broke free at turbo flange. Repaired by welding flange back to pipe and refitting to turbo. 
Oct 2012

141000 mi

US $53
Replaced upper engine mount 
Apr 2013

146300 mi

US $160
Alternator/regulator ceased to provide sufficient current. Replaced. 
Jun 2013

148000 mi

US $25
CVVT problem triggered Check Engine light. Cleaned CVVT solenoid and replaced CVVT gasket. 
Nov 2013

152000 mi

US $65
Downpipe joint to turbo flange was leaking significantly. Repaired by welding a bead around the joint. 
Jan 2014

145000 mi

US $294
PCV system clogged, causing excessive oil pressure. Replaced all components of PCV system. Also replaced oil dipstick accidentally broken during PCV repair. 
Volvo in New York, United States
Oct 2010 - Feb 2012
Dec 2010

120000 mi

US $200
Check Engine, ABS and Traction indicators would come on and Cruise Control would not engage. ABS Module was determined to be problem. Purchased part online and in 15minutes of labor by myself job was completed and error codes disappeared. 
May 2011

121200 mi

US $600
Drone sound while driving experienced as well as some play in steering. Replaced upper control arm as well as drivers front hub. 
Feb 2012

124000 mi
Skip on number 4 cylinder-determined to be burnt valve. Decided to retire this vehicle. 
Volvo in California, United States
Apr 2015 - Dec 2017
Dec 2015

122000 mi
AWD drive shaft replaced/started with rattling U-joint 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 4WD

Volvo in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2009 - Sep 2011
Dec 2009

163060 mi

C $800
steering liquid dripping from the steering rack. 
Mar 2010

164300 mi

C $400
back window broke when car was started. 
Apr 2010

165540 mi

C $200
broken hose from the rad overflow to rad 
Sep 2010

168640 mi

C $210
bald front driver tire. tie rods needed to be replaced 
Jun 2011

170500 mi

C $350
replaced outside driver and passenger tie rods, alignment and balance 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo in Maryland, United States
May 2009 - May 2012
Nov 2009

134000 mi

US $130
Leaky coolant overflow tank. 
Dec 2009

134000 mi

US $645
Radiator was leaking. Was replaced. 
Feb 2011

145000 mi

US $219
I had a coil fail. Coil was replaced. 
Jul 2011

150000 mi

US $500
Tie rod ends were dead. Additionally, rear brakes were needed because the system was not functioning correctly (only closing on one side of the disks). 
May 2012

153000 mi
My CEL was on, but I never got it fixed. 
Volvo in Great Britain
Oct 2010 - Sep 2011
May 2011

124600 mi

£200
Front 02 Sensor replacement. Replaced. 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 4-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo in Virginia, United States
Jul 2011 - Oct 2012
Aug 2011

223000 mi

US $358
Automatic gear selector went out. Matthew Volvo Forum told me how to fix it. 
Dec 2011

229000 mi
Currently needs a cv joint or a drive shaft. Not sure when will fix it. 
Jan 2012

230000 mi

US $250
Not sure exactly, but changed it to 2WD and the knocking went away. It still needs a new drive train. But is working fine as a 2WD vehicle. 
Feb 2012

239500 mi

US $250
Left inner tie rod needed replacing. 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo in Illinois, United States
Jul 2010 - Nov 2013
Oct 2010

132700 mi

US $100
Left outer tie rod 
Jan 2011

136000 mi

US $638
replace ignition lock cylinder assembly 
Jul 2011

141000 mi

US $254
replace bad ignition coil  
Oct 2011

143800 mi

US $742
replace both front stabilizer links, right front control arm, left front strut mount 
Mar 2012

148000 mi

US $100
Check and charge A/C system. Small leak detected. Possible evaporator core leak. UV die added for future detection 
Jan 2013

149800 mi

US $983
replace fuel pump- cut access hole in floor. 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder manual 2WD

Volvo in New York, United States
May 2009 - Dec 2011
Nov 2009

108000 mi

US $50
Battery was repeatedly dead in morning, along with Radiator fan still running with car turned off and Engine Temp. sensor staying too low. Read online that it was typically the Engine Coolant Temp Sensor and the Thermostat, so I replaced them. 
Feb 2010

109000 mi

US $100
Brake pedal was very soft and traveled too far on first press. After that it would firm up. Mechanic was not able to find any leaks, but after flushing brake fluid and refilling it, the brakes are normal again. 
Mar 2010

109000 mi

US $600
Both Lower Control Arms/Ball Joints were bad and needed to be replaced.  Replaced Left Outer CV Joint Boot (it was torn). 
Mar 2011

120000 mi

US $66
Brake Light Sensor broke, so when you hit the brakes your brakes lights didn't come on at all. Not safe to drive, we almost had people rear end us because of it. Replaced the switch with a few hours labor (hard to get at it). 
Jun 2011

123000 mi

US $225
rear passenger side window wouldn't go back up. Switches had failed. Replaced the entire driver's window and lock switch module and that fixed it. 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo in Florida, United States
Aug 2009 - Jul 2018
Sep 2009

178000 mi

US $53
Slow evaporator leak. This is 3rd recharge. 1st lasted 8 months, 2nd lasted 5 months. 
Volvo in California, United States
Dec 2009 - Apr 2011
Jan 2010

133000 mi

US $130
Coolant line went out, remained open to the engine. 
Apr 2011

160000 mi

US $560
The alternator went out. Purchased the part and had my friend mechanic install the part. 
Volvo in Georgia, United States
May 2009 - May 2013
Sep 2011

125000 mi

US $70
A/C fan motor resistor replacement.  
Aug 2012

129500 mi

US $800
ABS Computer failed Lower ball joints replaced 
Oct 2012

130300 mi

US $2000
ECM failure 
Nov 2012

131100 mi

US $400
Fuel pump relay failed. 
May 2013

134000 mi

US $55
Voltage regulator failed. 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo in Indiana, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2010
Dec 2009

185000 mi

US $500
replaced boost pressure valve, air mass meter and upper intake hose 
Volvo in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2011 - Jan 2014
Feb 2012

138540 mi

C $100
ETS light on, car stutters intermittently during various speeds, poor starting issues 
Jun 2012

140740 mi

C $1000
New electronic throttle module Starter had to be replaced. 
Oct 2013

145700 mi
ets light comes on intermittently, PO455 code unresolved 
Jan 2014

137640 mi

C $200
code P0455, also cylinder #4 miss fire, replaced coil for cylinder #4, code 0455 remains unrepaired, unable to locate gross leak as per code PO455 . 
Volvo in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2010 - May 2013
May 2010

116200 mi

US $4500
Check engine light came on. Solenoid was failing in transmission and there were problems shifting from 3rd to 4th. Replaced with recovered transmission. Loss of compression in 2 cylinders. Replaced engine with recovered engine. 
Jun 2010

117000 mi
Crack in coolant tank, leaking coolant. Tank replaced. 
Aug 2010

120100 mi

US $600
Cracked radiator replaced 
Mar 2011

128000 mi

US $2400
A/C leaking. Parts replaced. 
Jan 2012 Transmission slipping. Transmission replaced under warranty, as it had been replaced 20k miles previously. 
Jun 2012

148000 mi

US $800
Front offside tie-rod replaced. 
Jul 2012

148300 mi

US $750
Alternator dead, needed replacing 

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1999 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2014 - Jun 2018
Apr 2014

81220 mi

C $115
ABS module malfunction 
May 2014

81420 mi

C $40
Exhaust leak, welded patch. 

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1998 Volvo V70

Engine not specified

Volvo in Massachusetts, United States
Dec 2010 - Jun 2011
Feb 2011

165000 mi

US $83
frozen right front caliper - caliper, pads, rotor console shifter bulb replacement rear wiper pump replaced master control switch dead on one window, sticking in down position. replaced master window switch. 
Jun 2011

169000 mi

US $635
Speedo intermittent, then stopped - replaced ABS controller to make speedo work again. Also did axle boot  and motor mount while in shop. 
Volvo in Georgia, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

203000 mi

US $200
Front Passenger wheel hub assembly was replaced. Inner & outer tie rods on the driver's side needed to be replaced. 
Volvo in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2008 - Mar 2010
Dec 2008

99000 mi

US $1000
Timing belt tensioner wore out and belt was rattling against case. Mechanic said when he opened the case ball bearings flew out. i was "lucky" b/c another mile or 2 would have destroyed the valves. Also replace waterpump,and acc belt. 
Volvo in Massachusetts, United States
Feb 2010 - Mar 2013
Mar 2010

96000 mi

US $120
Replaced heater core 
Dec 2012

110000 mi

US $1800
leaky steering rack 
Mar 2013

110000 mi
leaky steering rack 
Volvo in Great Britain
May 2010 - Sep 2012
Jul 2010

134000 mi

£600
Passenger front wishbone ball joint, link rod replaced. 
Sep 2012

142000 mi

£200
New tie rods needed. 
Volvo in Arizona, United States
Dec 2011 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

150000 mi

US $20
The light switch for the rear, passenger-side reading light broke. (It just floated/hung there.) Found a replacement part on ebay for $20 and installed it myself. Easy fix. 
Volvo in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2009 - Mar 2010
Jul 2009

175460 mi

C $140
Replaced seized caliper on passenger side (replaced both for safety reasons). Also had to re-flare both brake caliper hard line fittings, as they were seized into calipers. 
Volvo in Maryland, United States
Apr 2010 - Jun 2011
May 2010

152000 mi

US $650
Driveshaft CV Joint Kit Front OES Genuine parts had to be replaced due to wear out of entire left & right front suspension parts, e.g. CV joints, and parts leading to drive shafts had worn out at 151K on the odometer, shops wanted $1200. 
Volvo in Missouri, United States
Oct 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

165000 mi

US $400
Vacuum hose leak. Replaced hose. 
Volvo in Ohio, United States
Nov 2011 - Jul 2012
Dec 2011

141000 mi
Just removed the prop shaft because of bad bearings/u-joints. Have not got a replacement so running as fwd now. 
Jul 2012

148000 mi

US $500
Contol ARM, tie rod, front axle, new tires, alignment 
Volvo in Nebraska, United States
Feb 2010 - Apr 2010
Apr 2010

138000 mi
abs modulator too expensive to fix 
Volvo in Alabama, United States
Mar 2012 - Jun 2013
May 2012

157400 mi

US $350
Replaced starter 
Jun 2013

165000 mi

US $500
Hydraulic motor mounts 
Volvo in Ohio, United States
Oct 2013 - Nov 2013
Nov 2013

243000 mi
Rear main crank seal leaking. 
Volvo in Victoria, Australia
Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Jul 2013

122140 mi
The car has started to make a strange howling noise. As I am to sell it in the next few months (need a 6+ seat car) my mechanic advised don't spend money trying to identify and repair the problem - possibly auto transmission &/or bearings. 
Volvo in California, United States
Dec 2015 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015 Started blowing smoke out the oil dipstick and using a quart every 500 miles. Horrible suspension rattles, plastic pieces falling off inside. Car basically was self-destructing. 
Volvo in Netherlands
May 2012 - Jul 2013
Jul 2012

131200 mi

€90
Oxygen sensor needed replacement. Replaced radiator for passenger compartment heating. 
Feb 2013

146100 mi

€600
Wishbones needed replacement 
Mar 2013

148800 mi

€100
Replaced tie-rod ends 
Apr 2013

150100 mi

€100
Replaced radiator 
Jul 2013

156860 mi

€600
Changed rotors, pads and calipers 
Volvo in California, United States
Apr 2012 - Oct 2012
Jul 2012

140000 mi
Engine has a bad piston ring. One cyclinder no longer firing. requires complete engine rehaul. 
Oct 2012

140000 mi
Too expensive to replace engine, junked car. 

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1998 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder manual AWD

Volvo in France
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010
Jul 2010

91140 mi
Turbo cooling hose was starting to leak under pressure I had it changed before the leak got bigger. Hose was 12 years old. 
Volvo in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2010 - Jun 2013
Nov 2010

161200 mi
changed the thermostat, parking brake cable 
May 2012

190400 mi

C $1400
Had to change the original clutch  one motor mount rear seal 
May 2013

209560 mi
Steering rack is leaking and I have to change the outer cv boots 
Volvo in New South Wales, Australia
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
Feb 2011

88400 mi

A $400
Changed front engine mount (one below timing belt) 
Jun 2011

96100 mi

A $300
Replace engine oil cooler return line (leaking) 

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1998 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder manual 2WD

Volvo in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2011 - Nov 2011
Aug 2011

163260 mi
Broken wire to fuel injection relay. I tracked it down and fixed it in 2 hrs. 

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1998 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic AWD

Volvo in Kansas, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jun 2009

137000 mi

US $45
A/C Compressor cycling because of low refrigerant. Slow leak in evaporator requires adding refrigerant every year. 
Oct 2009

145000 mi

US $25
Rear tailgate panel completely fell off. This is the second time I have had to repair this. $20 kit fixes problem, hopefully more permanently this time. Common occurrence on these vehicles. 
Feb 2010

146000 mi

US $8
Fixed faulty ABS module by re-soldering failed solder points (a common problem on these Volvo's). Spent only the cost of a soldering iron and solder. 
Mar 2010

146000 mi

US $9
Replaced fuel cap due to faulty seal. Caused P0455 EVAP code (and the Check Engine light to come on). Paid $9 at NAPA for new cap, installed right there, cleared code with my OBDII code reader. Code has not returned. 
Volvo in Connecticut, United States
Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

140000 mi

US $265
Ball joint and control arm, passenger side front 
Volvo in Florida, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

151000 mi

US $3850
Replaced driveshaft and angle gear. Each part was $1k just for the part, not including labor. !@#$%&* OUCH!!!!!!!! 
Volvo in California, United States
Aug 2009 - Dec 2009
Sep 2009

181000 mi

US $900
Oil leak: O rings on oil return tube from turbocharger to engine. Emergency/signal flasher replaced. 
Nov 2009

181000 mi

US $700
Check engine light on. Engine temp sensor bad. Replaced engine temp sensor. One bad engine mount replaced. 
Dec 2009

181000 mi

US $68
Heater core blew. blown head gasket, which may account for the blown up heater core just reported. Overdrive doesn't downshift steadily. Rebuild necessary. Can't afford the fix. Donating car. it's junk.  
Volvo in New Brunswick, Canada
May 2009 - Mar 2010
Jul 2009

195920 mi
fuel pump died. It was a big job because of the way the AWD fuel tank is situated over the rear end drive/suspension assembly. http://www.brickboard.com/AWD/volvo/1362154/V70/awd_fuel_pump_comments_job_pics.html 
Aug 2009

197780 mi
ABS Module failed. Pretty common problem. I would have left it longer except needed to get the ABS light off for prov inspection. I would have done it for winter anyway. Flex hoses are all ready to come out. Rubber is disintegrating. They look old-but-decent until you bend them and the rubber cracks. 
Volvo in Indiana, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2011
Dec 2009

126000 mi

US $25
passenger front door lock actuator not working. replaced with used actuator. 
Volvo in Switzerland
Sep 2008 - Jul 2009
Oct 2008

128960 mi
Worn out original shocks, replaced at shop next to work for 750 Swiss Francs, could have been cheaper if I were in the USA.  
Jul 2009

150040 mi
The repairs that it needed when sold included the drive shaft to operate the awd, so for about a year it was front wheel drive, not that good in the snow where we live now. 
Volvo in New York, United States
Jan 2009 - Mar 2010
Feb 2009

188000 mi

US $600
New ball joints; dirty soleinoid. New heating system blower. 
Volvo in Vermont, United States
Mar 2009 - Jun 2013
Apr 2009

166000 mi

US $400
Replaced radiator and hoses. Replaced remanufactured steering rack which was less than 2 years old. 
Jun 2009

169000 mi

US $300
Replaced front struts, strut mounts, and end links.  
Apr 2010

175000 mi

US $85
Replaced front right brake caliper. 
Jul 2010

177000 mi

US $15
Replaced parking brake hardware. 
Dec 2010

182000 mi

US $100
Replaced flasher relay. 
Mar 2012

197000 mi

US $700
Replaced cat 
Jun 2012

197000 mi

US $50
Replaced rear suspension sway bars. 
Sep 2012

200000 mi

US $780
Replaced driveshaft 
Dec 2012

203000 mi

US $50
Replaced battery "B" cable. 
Jun 2013

209000 mi

US $2600
Replaced fuel lines. fuel pump, and fuel sending unit. 
Volvo in Washington, United States
Mar 2009 - Jul 2009
Apr 2009

141000 mi

US $1
Viscous coupler lost fluid and had to be replaced as well as a connecting bearing where it connects to the transmission. $3600! $1100 just for the coupler :( 
Jul 2009

154000 mi
The driver's window wouldn't roll up even though we had just replaced the master switch for all the windows within the last year. The front shocks needed to be replaced. Needed a new primary O2 sensor. 
Volvo in West Virginia, United States
Jul 2008 - Jul 2013
Aug 2008

144000 mi

US $150
Replaced PCV system including oil trap and hoses. 
Sep 2008

144000 mi

US $500
Noise in front suspension. Replaced both front struts with Bilstein touring struts. Replaced one sway bar connector, plan to replace the other. 
Feb 2009

146000 mi

US $300
Replaced sway bar that had rusted end with a used one. Also replaced passenger's side front spring with used spring, spring mount with heavy duty version, and both sway bar end links with heavy duty links. 
Mar 2009

147000 mi

US $400
Radiator leak and small oil leak. Replaced radiator and oil cooler lines. 
Feb 2010

154000 mi

US $700
Replaced AWD driveshaft (front to rear) 
Jun 2011

157000 mi

US $30
ECT sensor failed, caused check engine light to come on. 
Mar 2012

160000 mi
Check engine light indicated bad baro sensor. Replaced sensor. 
Nov 2012

163600 mi

US $300
Replaced front wheel hubs which include wheel bearings with OEM parts. Replaced both front lower control arms with OEM parts. Replaced tailgate struts - these are the parts that hold up the rear tailgate door on the V70 wagon. Aftermarket parts were used. 
Apr 2013

165000 mi

US $60
Welded crack in exhaust at back of catalytic converter. 
Jul 2013

165000 mi

US $100
Replaced pressure fuel line from fuel pump to filter. Old line was leaking on top of fuel tank. Replaced large vacuum hose from PCV oil separator to PTC valve on air pipe. 
Volvo in Washington, United States
Jul 2010 - Sep 2010
Aug 2010

176000 mi

US $300
bad ABS unit replaced turbo coolant hoses 
Volvo in Georgia, United States
Jan 2010 - May 2012
Jun 2010

91000 mi

US $300
Power steering rack leaking, had been replaced in Nov, but leak re-occurred. Shop paying for new rack, other costs are for 90,000 maintenance, filters & such. 
Feb 2011

94500 mi

US $200
Driver-side visor was falling and was replaced. Also a short developed in the rear dome lights, where if one was switched on all the interior lights switched on. Both interior, rear lights replaced. 
Sep 2011

98000 mi

US $220
Leaking engine coolant from sensor. Sensor was replaced. Leaking caused computer to think car was overheating. 
Volvo in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2010 - Jul 2018
Jul 2018

290000 mi

US $522
Replaced both lower control arms. 
Volvo in West Virginia, United States
Sep 2010 - May 2012
May 2012

149000 mi
Large oil leak. 
Volvo in Minnesota, United States
Oct 2010 - Jul 2011
Mar 2011

175000 mi

US $400
wheel bearing 
Jun 2011

179000 mi

US $260
Welded patch to exhaust pipe. Center differential failed, removed the awd driveshaft. 
Jul 2011

179000 mi
Only major unrepaired problem was an air pump (est $800). 

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1998 Volvo V70 4-door

turbocharged 5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo in Michigan, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2013
Aug 2011

141000 mi

US $100
Both front door (RH and LH)check straps broken. Replaced. 
Volvo in Virginia, United States
Jan 2008 - Aug 2008
Aug 2008

156000 mi
Vehicle sold after major problems - cylinder head oil leak. Vehicle sold after major problems - A/C problem. 
Volvo in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2010 - Jun 2013
Jun 2010

109000 mi

US $1200
Routine alignment reavealed worn struts and stabilizer bars on front; replaced along with front brakes and rotors. 
Jun 2011

117000 mi

US $50
Rear transaxle failing -loud knocking. Will turn 4-wheel drive into 2-wheel drive to resolve. 
Mar 2012

124000 mi

US $150
Failed thermostat; replaced 
Jun 2013

134000 mi

US $600
Emergency brake had to be replaced, along with shoes and the whole shebang. 
Volvo in California, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
Dec 2010

134000 mi

US $155
mass air meter failure causing engine stall. 
Volvo in Virginia, United States
Mar 2010 - Jan 2011
Sep 2010

220000 mi

US $150
Check engine light for front o2 sensor, replace sensor 

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1998 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder manual 2WD

Volvo in District of Columbia, United States
Mar 2010 - Oct 2013
Apr 2011

85000 mi

US $700
A/C leaking. Refilled Freon. 
Volvo in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2013
Jul 2011

121000 mi
After 14 years, exhaust pipe broke at catalytic converter. Replaced from exhaust manifold back. Part of major repair. Rebuilt front end, including struts and upper mounts, control arms (ball joints and bushings), inner and outer tie rods, idler arm. Two CV joint covers torn. Replaced drive shafts including CV joints. After winter storage and major repair to front end and exhaust (only major repairs in 14 years), emergency brake cable frozen. Replaced cable and rear brake pads, emergency brake shoes (originals) and rear rotors (also originals).  
Volvo in Michigan, United States
Jun 2009 - Jun 2018
Dec 2009

178000 mi

US $400
no start. Starter not cranking. No enable signal to starter. exhaust rust-through/catastrophic failure 
May 2010

178000 mi

US $30
Frozen hand brake cable 
Sep 2011

180000 mi

US $40
Wire between starter and solenoid corroded through. Hose clamp corroded, dumped all coolant on highway.  
May 2012

188100 mi

US $75
No start during wet weather. Not repeatable. Replaced lots of ignition components but not confirmed if that was the issue. 
Nov 2017

215000 mi

US $70
Worn/loud lower control arm front bushing 

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1998 Volvo V70 4-door

5-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo in Illinois, United States
Oct 2018 - Mar 2019
Mar 2019

147000 mi

US $300
PCV canister, and piping replaced, Fuel Pump Relay and Fuel Pump replaced, Knock Sensor replaced, Camshaft Sensor replaced, Thermostat and Temperature Sensor Replaced. 
Volvo in Oregon, United States
Feb 2010 - Jul 2018
Jun 2010

99000 mi

US $200
ABS Computer went out.....removed and sent to shop for upgrade 
Jul 2011

101000 mi

US $850
Replaced ignition switch after car failed to stay running. at same time found right side wheel bearing needed replacing 
Jan 2013

103300 mi

US $250
Tune up. Spark plugs, wires, rotor, dist.cap. 
Volvo in Maine, United States
Feb 2010 - Sep 2012
Mar 2010

173000 mi

US $45
Installed new ignition switch. Was showing signs of wear. 
Jun 2010

177000 mi

US $5
Fixed common a/c clutch gap problem causing the compressor to stop engaging after about 10 minutes of use. I found the fix on a Volvo forum. Used plastic bread clips as spacers to correct a/c clutch gap.  
Aug 2010

179000 mi

US $250
Car pulled to the right. Went in for alignment and found front left tire with broken belt, right inner tie rod with lots of play, right outer tie rod boot ripped. $250 for tie rods only, NTB. Overpriced but had to get it done. 
Apr 2011

190000 mi

US $225
Air pump finally died. Replaced with rebuilt pump and put in a new check valve. 
Jun 2011

192000 mi

US $15
Driver side sun-visor would not stay up anymore. Started out as an annoyance and became a safety issue. Used superglue to attach velcro to the ceiling and hook to the visor. So far so good. 
Aug 2011

195000 mi

US $79
Clamp was missing from pipe just behind cat converter. Very noisy when the car was cold. A small pinhole was welded then a new brass clamp was installed. 
Sep 2011

196000 mi

US $325
One frozen rear caliper. No pad left. Ended up replacing all 4 calipers and rotors. 
Mar 2012

203000 mi

US $700
Drivers side wheel bearing was getting very noisy. 1 outer tie rod sway bars worn Both ball joints worn 
Jun 2012

207000 mi

US $180
Replaced accumulator dryer. Recharge system 
Aug 2012

208400 mi

US $216
Replaced dead ac compressor with a used one 
Volvo in Kansas, United States
Jan 2008 - Jul 2018
Jan 2010

139200 mi

US $700
Yet another plastic+aluminum radiator failure. This is Volvo radiator #3 (1 per Volvo). "They all do that" at 11 to 15 years, and 120K-160K miles. 
Apr 2010

130000 mi

US $1100
Heater core failed, dumping water into passenger compartment ABS computer failure 
Oct 2010

133000 mi

US $2570
Steering Rack failure Air pump sway bar link motor mount 
Jun 2018

164000 mi

US $110
Air mass sensor failed, but without setting an error code until hard car-stranding failure 
Jul 2018

164000 mi

US $450
CV boots failed, axles replaced 
Volvo in Ontario, Canada
May 2010 - Aug 2013
Jun 2010

130200 mi

C $1200
Front Sway Bar, and Control Arms.  All four brake hoses were done. 
Sep 2010

138260 mi

C $952
Replaced distributer cap and rotor along with the leads. Changed spark plugs. Engine Mounts replaced 
Apr 2012

152200 mi

C $795
Wheel HUB  Door lock actuator 
Volvo in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2009 - Mar 2010
Aug 2009

76880 mi

C $2000
heater core leak (carpets soaked, dried overnight) radiator leak 
Volvo in Texas, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2009
May 2009

81000 mi

US $110
seals on cv joints leaking; replaced. 

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1998 Volvo V70 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Volvo in Washington, United States
Jul 2011 - Feb 2012
Oct 2011

134000 mi

US $200
PCV (flame trap) system replacement. 

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