really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
116,000 miles

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2005 Volvo XC90 Owner Comments

problem #2

Feb 252013


  • 122,000 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Volvo XC90. The contact stated that water leaked into the vehicle through the sun roof. The water caused damaged to the headliner and floorboard carpet. The failure also caused the seats to move independently and a growth of mold and mildew inside the vehicle. The contact also stated that there were several water bugs and other types of insects infesting the vehicle due to the water accumulation. The contact suffered from medical distress as a result of the failure. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer for diagnosis but was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and declined to repair the vehicle. The contact took the vehicle to two independent mechanics but they were unable to drain the several gallons of water that could be heard from the vehicle. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 122,000. The current vehicle mileage was 130,000. The VIN was not available.

- Lynn Haven, FL, USA

problem #1

Jul 092011

XC90 5-cyl

  • 110,000 miles
Driving at highway sped in 2005 Volvo xc 90 when sunroof glass exploded. Glass repair facility said there was likely a flaw in the glass. Volvo says not likely. If I had had the shade open all that glass would have fallen onto me/passengers and into eyes. Shattered into a thousand little pieces. Could have caused a accident and/or personal injury.

- Lincoln, NE, USA

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