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2007 Volvo V70 repairs by problem area

Engine (14%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (19%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (14%)

Chart based on 58 repairs.
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2007 Volvo V70 repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (2%)

$500 - $999 (19%)

$100 - $499 (33%)

< $100 (44%)

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

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 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

$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
Dec 2016 - Dec 2017
Jun 2017

96000 mi

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

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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 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 
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. 

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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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