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CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2005 got a minor facelift -- the good kind, not the "Hollywood" kind -- and hasn't shown much in the way of transmission problems. At least not yet.

2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
59,400 miles

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2005 Volvo XC70 fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2005 Volvo XC70 Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 252011

XC70 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 109,900 miles

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

The contact owns a 2005 Volvo XC70. The contact was driving 70 mph when the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was able to be restarted after the failure and taken to the dealer where the dealer confirmed that the fuel pressure sensor needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and the vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was 109,900 and the current mileage was 110,150. Updated 03/07/12

- Carmel Valley, CA, USA

problem #1

Nov 282005

XC70 5-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 8,900 miles
The contact complained about intermittent power failure while accelerating. He was able to restart the vehicle in the past, however, after the third occurrence, the vehicle had to be towed to the dealer. The dealer determined the in tank the fuel pump part # 30741993 needed to be replaced. The contact felt this part was faulty by design. The manufacturer stated there were no parts available due to high demand. Updated 02/07/06.

- Fredericksburg, TX, USA

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