2011 Volvo XC90 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Volvo XC90
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2011 Volvo XC90 ProblemsTransmission Failure Common
Premature automatic transmission failure is common. Diagnoses of the fault will be necessary to determine if repair or replacement is the proper repair.
There have been problems with the climate control system not working at times. Volvo has made a Software upgrade for the AC control module is available that can correct certain climate control system faults.
On several occasions the car would not start. When the key was turned nothing would happen. Car was towed 3 times. First time they stated it was the starter motor. Second time new battery. Third time it was the electronic control module that needed replacememt. A common problem as I under. I believe that all 3 times it was the ECM. Water leakage can get into the unit via a poorly designed rubber grommet (seal). Only the Volvo dealerhip c...
2011 Volvo XC90 QuestionsWas told I need a new radiator 2011 xc90, 63,000--is this normal? (1 answer)
Recently Volvo replaced my engine (Volvo paid for this) due to an oil consumption issue. After picking up my car, I noticed there was a vibration in the steering wheel column which was not present before the engine was replaced. Volvo performed a software adjustment which eliminated the vibrati...
2011 Volvo XC90 RecallsPotential Power Steering Fluid Leak
Power steering fluid may leak from the pipe connection at the steering gear valve housing. This could lead to a sudden loss of power steering, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the oil pipes on the power steering rack to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on May 31, 2011. The Volvo recall number is R242.