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.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Volvo V70 Upper Engine Mount May Wear Prematurely
Volvo V70 Problem
Drive Trains Affected: AWD, FWD
Average Mileage: 97,322 mi (55,000 mi - 186,000 mi)
Visitor, 2003 Volvo V70, 66,010 mi
repaired 3/10/2011 at Volvo dealer, cost $297.25 plus tax, parts & labor
Visitor, 2003 Volvo V70, 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.
Visitor, 2002 Volvo V70, AWD, 186,000 mi
Replaced top engine (Torgue Mount), Part ordered on line for $45 Self installation took only twenty minutes to replace.
Visitor, 2004 Volvo V70, 95,000 mi
Mounting strut is worn out, engine block rotates. Fix is to replace the mounting strut.
Visitor, 2005 Volvo V70, 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?
Visitor, 2001 Volvo V70, FWD, 116,000 mi
My engine mount began to give way at approximately 85,000
Visitor, 2001 Volvo V70, FWD, 70,000 mi
Occurred in 2006