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2005 Volvo S80 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2005 Volvo S80

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2005 Volvo S80 is between $543 and $664 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2005 Volvo S80
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$604
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The front control arm bushings wear out, resulting in alignment issues and squeaking and/or knocking noises from the front end. Worn bushings will require replacement.  
Engine oil leaks from the PCV housing and turbocharger oil return line seals have been reported.
The Electronic Throttle Module (ETM) has a higher than normal failure rate. Volvo has extended the warranty on some of the ETMs to 10 years/200,000 miles
The remaining cylinders are all about the same and the compression is reasonable for the miles (...
when warm the car shifts sluggish between 2nd and sometimes shifts hard, bucking like I'm rear e...
VOLVO IS RECALLING CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH GARMIN 760 PORTABLE GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (...
VOLVO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2001-2005 S80, MODEL YEAR 2001-2004 V70, S60, XC70 AND MODE...
CERTAIN VEHICLES FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO....
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August 04, 2011
2005 Volvo S80
I own a 2005 S80 2.5T. I have had some issues with this car. On a regular basis, the bulbs in the headlights keep going out...the life on those is less than 3 months. Other annoying issue is the...
May 10, 2011
2005 Volvo S80
My 2005 Volvo S80 T6 has been a great find. I bought it used in 2008 and have only had one real problem with it. The tire valve stems/sensors continued to fail. I got sick of having to fill my t...
April 14, 2011
2005 Volvo S80
Great car! The 5th volvo that I've owned (240's, 740, 960) and definitely the best. Maybe the earlier versions had issues based on some posts, but volvo must have worked them out by 2005. I bought ...