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I have a 2009 xc 90 with 77,000 miles on it. The car

I have a 2009 xc 90 with 77,000 miles on it. The car shudders at low speeds before shifting from 2nd to 3rd gear and at time when in higher gears just before downshifting.JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?Customer: no leaking. original transmission. I had an external cooler installed 2 years ago by a transmission shop.JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?Customer: I had it flushed. I don't mind paying someone to fix it but I don't want to pay for a process of elimination. I want to know what the problem is and have it fixed. no guess work.JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?Customer: no.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Volvo Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.

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I have a 2004 Volvo XC 90 Turbo 6 cylinder with 170k miles

I have a 2004 Volvo XC 90 Turbo 6 cylinder with 170k miles but otherwise in great condition. Purchased used last year from a friend who did diligent service and had to replace the tranny twice due to internal problems. I'm aware 2004 was a bad tranny year for that car as Volvo was using a Buick Regal transmission I believe and Volvo did a class action settlement on that issue in 2012 or 13.The tranny now slipping, has metal shavings noted on tranny flush and my mechanic says his diagnostic device plugged into dash portal reads internal parts problem. Since new tranny $6k and it's a sealed part, any recommendations regarding getting rebuilt tranny vs new tranny vs moving onto next vehicle. We otherwise love the car.Thanx for any advice or experience with this type of situation you can offer.JGF in California

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I have a 2011 c70. My car shakes in the front end on

I have a 2011 c70. My car shakes in the front end on acceleration and only on acceleration but not every acceleration. I have had the axels and assembly replaced but it still shakes. Volvo dealership says it's still an axel problem. I disagree. Any thoughts.

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I have a 2001 V70 non-turbo. Im replacing the catalytic

I have a 2001 V70 non-turbo. Im replacing the catalytic converter. I have the converter completely loose, but cant remove it from the car.JA: What is the model of your '01 Volvo?Customer: Its aq V70- I gues its called the "base" modelJA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?Customer: Ive tried to rotate the converter and pull it up behind the engine. I have removed the stiffenerJA: How many miles are on the car? Is it an automatic or a manual transmission?Customer: Automatic- 180,000JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?Customer: No. I got the coverter all loose and can flip it around, but thye motor is in the way.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Volvo Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.

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My 2011 s60t blows lots of air when I turn the car on but it

My 2011 s60t blows lots of air when I turn the car on but it is hot for 5-10 minutes. After that it immediately gets cool and stays cool. We had a freon check and it was just a bit low but nothing that wasn't normal and test shows no freon leak. Took it in today he said without opening hood it needs a new compressor. I be no problem replacing the compressor if it's needed but as you know they are pricey. Just want to make sure that's what it needs. Your opinion please?

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2004 xc70, after driving 5-10 min over 50mph, when I coast

2004 xc70, after driving 5-10 min over 50mph, when I coast from 40mph to 30 (decelerating w/out braking) it sounds like a plane landing or a down-shifting performance motorcycle.JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?Customer: 210,000 original transmission as far as I know. the transfer case is bad but has been the case for a while (gtting it fixed before next winter) and than never made noise before. The noise stops when I am braking.JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?Customer: No.JA: OK! The Volvo Mechanic will help you with the diagnostics so you are sure to get this fixed right. Is there anything else the Volvo Mechanic should be aware of about your Volvo?Customer: The reason I am asking other that the fact that this window popped up is that I thought it was a front wheel bearing based on where I thought the sound was coming from and reading volvo posts. A shop I have used before said it was the transfer case but the transfer case has been broken on it for over a year and never made noise before. I'm confused.JA: What confuses you?Customer: Why would a broken transfer case start making noise after not functioning for at lease 15,000mi? I'm not sure what more could have gone wrong with it for it to start making noise as well as not working.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Volvo Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.

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My Volvo 2004 xc 90 engine lite came on and when checked

My Volvo 2004 xc 90 engine lite came on and when checked with a on 2 reader it came up with code P47040 cam on what does that mean

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I just bought a 2009 S80 T6 w/ 63200 miles on it. What are

I just bought a 2009 S80 T6 w/ 63200 miles on it. What are the biggest concerns for my vehicle?

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My Volvo S80 2007 has a vibration when it is cold; once the

my Volvo S80 2007 has a vibration when it is cold; once the engine warms up it is fine. What could this be?JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?Customer: 119,000 miles. 3.2 L Engine, Front Wheel DriveJA: When was your last tune up?Customer: At 62,000 miles spark plugs were replaced; (57,000 miles ago; 2.5 years ago).JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?Customer: yesJA: What have you tried so far?Customer: looked at car see no issue; but I do know how to change the plugs myself.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Volvo Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.

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