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2005 Volvo S80 Problems

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Most Common 2005 Volvo S80 Problems

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.
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0 Known 2005 Volvo S80 Brakes Problems

0 Known 2005 Volvo S80 Drive Train Problems

2 Known 2005 Volvo S80 Electrical & Lights Problems

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 ...
The steering wheel module (SWM) stops working, this affects the turn signals, horn, cruise control, and audio buttons on the steering wheel.

2 Known 2005 Volvo S80 Engine Problems

The Electronic Throttle Module (ETM) has a higher than normal failure rate. Volvo has extended the warranty on some of the ETMs to 10 years/200,000 miles
Engine oil leaks from the PCV housing and turbocharger oil return line seals have been reported.

2 Known 2005 Volvo S80 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.
It has been reported the mass air flow sensor may fail, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

0 Known 2005 Volvo S80 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2005 Volvo S80 Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2005 Volvo S80 Miscellaneous Problems

2 Known 2005 Volvo S80 Suspension & Steering Problems

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.

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Known 2005 Volvo S80 Problems & Complaints

The steering wheel module (SWM) stops working, this affects the turn signals, horn, cruise control, and audio buttons on the steering wheel.
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 Electronic Throttle Module (ETM) has a higher than normal failure rate. Volvo has extended the warranty on some of the ETMs to 10 years/200,000 miles
Engine oil leaks from the PCV housing and turbocharger oil return line seals have been reported.
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.
It has been reported the mass air flow sensor may fail, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.
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.
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