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2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
58,676 miles

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2007 Volvo S80 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2007 Volvo S80 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 062011

S80

  • 58,676 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

During a scheduled service in 2008-09 the tech. Failed to check for leaks after an oil and filter change. The car was driven for a few days with oil undetected until the engine cowl could not hold an more oil and started leaking on the driveway. Now after a recall for a heater hose smythe service detected an oil leak coming for the brake vacuum pump and has to be replaced at a cost of $1154 (vacuum pump $995 and labor $159). The vacuum pump is lubricate by the engine and I wonder if the lack of oil pressure might have shortened the life of the brake vacuum pump, or if the vacuum pump is a problem with other Volvo cars? a $1154 cost to replace the pump seems to be excessive for a vacuum pump no bigger the a softball. [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- San Jose , CA, USA

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