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1997 Volvo 850 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Volvo 850

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Volvo 850 is between $454 and $555 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1997 Volvo 850
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$505
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The turbocharger return pipe seal may develop an oil leak. The leak can begin very small, but will eventually progress into a large leak. Our technicians recommend having this repaired at first s...
The electronic portion of the ignition switch may malfunction, causing some dash lights to stay on. When this happens, a wiggle of the ignition key should temporarily return everything to normal.
An abnormal vibration maybe noted due to a worn upper and/or right front engine mount. Replacing all worn mounts may be necessary to correct this concern.
No moisture visible.. check engine light came on..o2 sensor indicated..gas mileage declined rapi...
Daughter says light and brakes feel different when stopping
What does P0172 means. The check engine light was on and I took the car to a Auto place and the ...
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, AFTER PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO HEAT, THE FUEL TANK MAY SEEP OR LEAK F...
ON SOME SEDANS AND STATION WAGONS EQUIPPED WITH SEAT HEATERS, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT EXCESSIVE COMPR...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. OPERATION OF THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH, OVER AN EXTENDED PE...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
December 12, 2011
1997 Volvo 850
Have owned it 4 years now with minor repairs needed, strut bushing, PNP switch, and ABS module. The car gets 30 MPG on the freeway, and with 161,000 miles it's gonna last me a while.
December 26, 2008
1997 Volvo 850
I've owned this car for a few years and it has had some of the typical problems associated with this vehicle, ABS control module failed, broken shock mount, broken upper motor mount, leaking turbo ...