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Volvo V70 Upper Engine Mount May Wear Prematurely

Volvo V70 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Drive Trains Affected: AWD, FWD

Average Mileage: 97,322 mi (55,000 mi - 186,000 mi)


The upper engine mount may wear prematurely. Symptoms may include a harsh feeling when the transmission is shifting and roughness when the engine is idling. Worn engine mounts should be replaced as necessary.

  • Visitor, , 66,010 mi

    repaired 3/10/2011 at Volvo dealer, cost $297.25 plus tax, parts & labor

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  • Visitor, , 65,000 mi

    Upper engine mount failure. The rubber insert in the upper engine mount cracked and became completely detached from the bushing. Engine "clunked" when shifting.

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  • Visitor, , AWD, 186,000 mi

    Replaced top engine (Torgue Mount), Part ordered on line for $45 Self installation took only twenty minutes to replace.

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  • Visitor, , 95,000 mi

    Mounting strut is worn out, engine block rotates. Fix is to replace the mounting strut.

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  • Visitor, , 86,000 mi

    I noticed the rubber was cracked and had some breken pieces, How do you fix this? Replace the whole unit that is bolted to the engine?

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  • Visitor, , FWD, 116,000 mi

    My engine mount began to give way at approximately 85,000

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  • Visitor, , FWD, 70,000 mi

    Occurred in 2006

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