Vibration and/or Noise from Worn Upper Engine Mount on Volvo V70

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.

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Average mileage: 101,074 (55,000–186,000)
Drive Trains affected: AWD, FWD
11 model years affected: 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
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2003 Volvo V70 66,010 mi,
repaired 3/10/2011 at Volvo dealer, cost $297.25 plus tax, parts & labor
1999 Volvo V70 - FWD 110,000 mi,
I replaced iy myslef and it fixed the problem
1999 Volvo V70 - FWD 130,000 mi,
Shifter knob lock sticking. Replaces once already years ago. Cannot remove key from ignition with this issue.
2005 Volvo V70 112,000 mi,
Actually a 2004.5 Volvo S40 Turbo, which is the prequel to the 2005 model change from the 2004 style - After having to replace the timing belt that broke mid-drive and a complete head job in conjunction, figured the $3000 we dropped in the car would give us another 100K. Car overheated about 6 months later, and we took in only to discover the water pump they had replaced at the same time was faulty. They replaced for free, but said that the motor mounts really should be replaced ASAP as well so it's still there now for that. $208 including parts and labor. The dealer here is extremely unreasonable (both in price and overall demeanor), so we take to a well established Volvo mechanic that is much easier to deal with but tends to work very slow.
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.
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.
2004 Volvo V70 95,000 mi,
Mounting strut is worn out, engine block rotates. Fix is to replace the mounting strut.
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?
2001 Volvo V70 - FWD 116,000 mi,
My engine mount began to give way at approximately 85,000
2001 Volvo V70 - FWD 70,000 mi,
Occurred in 2006