2005 Volvo S80 Q&A
2005 Volvo S80 Question: i have a 2005 S80 volvo
if your brakes have gone metal to metal than yes they need to be replaced also. rotors depending on whether premium or generic will show signs that they need to be replaced. they may warp due to heat, or just wear thin. best option for replacement would be research drilled and slotted type rotors. they dissipate heat faster than conv. rotors which will extend life of component. possible the car manufacture recomendation, but i would have the brake tech. inspect rotors before decide to change. - arturo08
Many complaints have been reported regarding Volvo S80 transmission shifting issues. Long shift times between gear shifts, hard shifting, hard downshifting and a loss of transmission operation ...
Front upper strut mounts may wear prematurely, resulting in loud noise from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps.
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.