2007 Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2007

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2007 Volvo XC90 repairs by problem area

Engine (28%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (9%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (20%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (22%)

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

Other (6%)

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2007 Volvo XC90 suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (17%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (26%)

< $100 (36%)

Chart based on 42 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Volvo XC90

Engine not specified

59520 mi

I didn't complain about anything else than hearing a noise coming from the break area. When dealer checked the car they asked me to replace the suspension, breaks, parts of the engine, gear box as if I had destroyed the car! 

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2007 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

58060 mi

It has been a knocking when going over rough road at low speeds. It sounds like the knocking comes from the front right side of the car. Front LH & RH bushings have been replaced. 
66960 mi

Troubleshooting has been carried out to find out the knocking sound coming from the front wheel at low speed, finally they found the Insulator of the LH front wheel spring was damaged and causing this sound, same replaced, test drive done,OK 

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2007 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

18000 mi Cracking suspension noise when going round corners 
21000 mi recurring problem cracking suspension on cornering 
31000 mi Cracking suspension noise when turning and braking 

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2007 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

83000 mi

US $100
Can't remember exact part. Tech found worn steering system bushings as part of the multi point inspection as part of the LOF. Replaced under Volvo's VIP warranty fixed at the same time as the lock module replacement (problem 1 of Trip 1). 
97000 mi

US $100
Bushings in steering / suspension for the front wheels. This would have been a $1200 if I didn't have the extended warranty (only had a $100 copay). 
60000 mi

US $800
One of the main high pressure power steering hoses sprang a pinhole leak. Needed replacing and is in a difficult location so labor cost was high. 
92380 mi

C $225
Top plates 
66000 mi Front end developed a popping sound when steering in reverse. 
103000 mi

US $800
front suspension/strut mounts were making noise (torn rubber) were replaced and noise stopped 
118000 mi

US $3400
replaced front struts and control arms 
48000 mi

US $1300
Replace passenger side front ball joint that was loose.  FEAD belt broke due to degraded tensioner pulley. Replaced tensioner pulley and accessory pulley. Replace passenger side front ball joint that was loose.  
53000 mi Noise from wheel - Replace R/F wheel bearings 
81300 mi

US $200
stabilizer link replaced 
112000 mi

US $500
bad bearing 
122500 mi

US $400
replace tie-rod end 
47000 mi Steering electronic control module needed to be replaced. 
27000 mi Suspension bushings replaced in front. 
40300 mi Both front struts replaced. Making noise 
91000 mi

US $350
Ball joints needed to be replaced 
55000 mi

US $500
noise & vibration with steering....resevoir replaced due to some kind of debris in it. 
77500 mi

C $1150
Rear shock replacement 
79000 mi And power steering pump. 
64000 mi

US $1400
Power steering pump failure 

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2007 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

98000 mi

US $250
Replaced right rear wheel bearing hub asm. 
26000 mi Adjusted power steering belt/pulley to cure noise. 

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2007 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

86800 mi

C $900
Front and rear shock absorber 
98000 mi

US $1400
replace left front wheel bearing 
132000 mi

US $2900
2nd steering rack, rebuilt because new was 4 weeks out; leaking bad 1 cup per day expensive fluid. 1st rack lasted 8 months, original failed 2016. Replace Halidex (XEMODEX) DEM, pump, filter failed 1 yr ago, rear brakes (shoes & pads) rotors- all worn last replaced 4 years ago. 
137000 mi

US $200
Lower control arm bushings were replaced. 
139000 mi

US $75
Front end vibration. Found "play" in outer tie rod ends. Replaced both sides. 
75000 mi Felt clunk from front suspension, dealer diagnosed worn front sway bar links. Links replaced, suspension now tight. 
86000 mi

US $450
Car exhibited clunking over bumps, shop diagnosed as worn front struts. Front struts and strut mounts replaced. 
68200 mi

C $580
Left side bearing; needed the whole hub to be replaced 
69000 mi

US $60
Significant wheel alignment needed. 
23000 mi Popping sound in suspension when turning especially when applying brakes.  
24000 mi Return to dealer for popping sound in front suspension. They retorque some system bushing and solved the problem. 
147300 mi

US $1300
Replaced water pump, power steering pump and belt 
50000 mi

US $320
Tightened some suspension bushings that were causing noises below the front end of the vehicle. 
67000 mi

US $100
Sway bar link failed and was replaced 
89900 mi

C $1250
replaced both front wheel bearings and ball joint 

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2007 Volvo XC90 Suspension Problems

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