2008 Volvo XC90 Volvo XC90 2008

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2008 Volvo XC90 repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (18%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (34%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (3%)

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2008 Volvo XC90 suspension repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (18%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (24%)

< $100 (35%)

Chart based on 17 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2008 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

146000 mi

US $300
Replaced shocks 
62000 mi

US $1500
passenger spring perch failed 
90700 mi

US $1177
Power steering pump failed at 101,000 miles. Replaced pump with Volvo remanufactured unit. Parts: $627 Labor: $550 
113500 mi

US $2900
compressor  steering rack 
18000 mi Front end clunking noise. Noise was coming from rear bushing front lower control arm. Replaced bolt/nut set both sides per TNN 61-10. Warranty repair 
38000 mi Front end creaking and clunking at low speed turns. 
71500 mi

US $400
Front drive line spline at hub needed to be tightened and epoxied/locktited. 
104000 mi

US $1500
Leaking power steering line. 
106000 mi

US $900
Ball joints 

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2008 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

114000 mi

US $800
Both rear wheel bearings replaced. 
57000 mi

US $100
Vibration during acceleration; Front right axle needed to be replaced 

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2008 Volvo XC90 4dr SUV

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

77700 mi

US $468
Steering sensor replacment 
15000 mi warranty repair to lower front control bushings 
29800 mi Creaking of front suspension at slow speed turn. Replaced left front upper strut bushing.  
42000 mi Left rear shock failed, leaking and noisy 
58000 mi

US $700
Bearing malfunction on the rear wheel. 

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2008 Volvo XC90 Suspension Problems

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