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How much will a 2005 Volvo XC90 will run ?
At present, this vehicle typically costs around $3,000 to $5,000 range depending on sub-model, options, mileage, and condition. Inasmuch as used car repair, maintenance, and restoration costs are highly dependent on the actual, as found, condition of the vehicle, the...
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can I replace the neutral safety switch myself?
In order to replace the neutral safety switch you can do it with basic hand tools. It is mounted to the transmission under the shift linkage controls. If you have basic to novice mechanical skills then you should have no...
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My car has recently been leaking power steering fluid. Once it's refilled the power steering fluid will last about 3 to 4 days.
This suggests your power steering pump may be failing or you have a leak elsewhere in one of the power steering lines. The [power steering]((https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/power-steering-fluid-is-leaking-inspection) system operates on very high pressurized hydraulic pressure (in some cases as much as 300...
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My 2005 xc90 v8 just chugged as I pressed on the gas...eventually stopped an I had to restart. Is this a fuel pump problem?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Stalling like this can happen for several reasons. The fuel pump is a great assumption, but you may want to test the fuel pressure before you go ahead with replacing the pump module. You...
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Door unlocked alarm, no power window or door lock on driver door only, interior light comes on with L turn signa
Hi there. In general, wiring harnesses are sold by the manufacturer as a whole harness; not individual wires. It is much easier, cost-efficient and safer to replace the entire harness if it's determined that it is faulty and the source...
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Vehicle will not shift out of park
Hi there. Although this could be a fuse issue, it is more likely that the brake switch is damaged. This component is located behind the brake pedal and when the brake pedal is pressed, it sends a signal to the...
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My 2008 Volvo xc 90 makes a whistle like sound
Hi J.M. Thanks for contacting us tonight. It really depends when the whistle noise occurs that might indicate the source and cause of the noise. If the noise is frequent when the vehicle is in motion, this could be coming...
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Hello I need help, I have a 2003 XC90 that is stuck in either 3rd or 4th gear. Everything else works fine (park, N, R) it's auto.
That's a curious mess of problems. I would first suspect a problem in the ignition switch itself. The switch has several separate circuits and one of them may be dropping out causing the seeming random failures. Since your transmission is...
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Misfire on coils 4,5,6 after I replaced all coils and spark plugs
Hi there. When you have a misfire that happens after replacing ignition components, it's usually due to the spark plug wires or coil packs not being installed correctly or being the wrong parts. It might be a good idea to...
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i dont know how to sinchronise the cam shaft
Hi there. You're going to want to purchase a service and repair manual or engine rebuild manual for your Volvo to review the detailed steps required to follow synch the camshaft. Unfortunately, this is not a service we offer or...
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Brown sludge in my coolant reservoir
Hello, and thank you for writing in. Oil is mixing in to the coolant, likely through a blown head gasket that is allowing oil to leak out and get into the cooling system. There are other reasons this can occur...
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How can you tell if you need a canister replacement or a whole new emissions control system?
The emission control system faults can produce many different codes and the code is used to do different pinpoint tests on the system to find the cause for the code and check engine light coming on. There may be a...
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My coolant light keeps coming on in my Volvo XC90 and I notice that I keep having to fill it because it keeps going below the max
It sounds like the leaking may be potentially be near or at the water pump, resulting in the coolant leaking onto the belt and causing the squeaking sound. The other possibility may be that the squeaking may be indicating that...
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When one outer tire rod goes bad do you need to replace all the other 3?
There is a test protocol in the factory service manual that is relied on to determine if a tie rod end is "worn out". Per the protocol, if it turns out that only 1 tie rod end is worn out,...
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Volvo won't turn over, but has power. How do I get it to start?
Prior to performing diagnostics be sure you have a fully, 100% charged battery that passes a load test. Confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car from starting. If the immobilizer system is...
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Require serpentine belt replaced
Hi There, Yes, we can absolutely come to your home to replace your serpentine belt. Serpentine belts can deteriorate for a variety of reasons either from just being worn out or in many cases due to an out of adjustment...
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hearing high pitched loud whistling (NOT squealing) sound while driving up hilly neighborhood
Hi there. Generally speaking, the mechanic you contacted is correct; that's it is very hard to diagnose a sound or noise without being able to replicate the source of the noise. This is why we offer mobile mechanic services, so...
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2005 Volvo XC90 Alarm System draining battery - removed fuse - still draining
It seems as though you are describing multiple electrical problems. However, the issue with the battery draining has to be resolved first. The battery should be load tested to rule out the the possibility of an internal short or otherwise...
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Can the oil catch on a volvo 2005 xc90 cause it not to start
Hi There, Normally, the dipstick should not have any impact on whether the vehicle will run or not. If there is an oil leak of some kind that has caused the oil level to drop substantially resulting in the oil...
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Id like to inspect a few cars
Hi there. If you are looking to purchase a newer vehicle, one of the best services we offer is a pre-purchase car inspection. This allows a professional mobile mechanic from YourMechanic.com to come to your location and complete a detailed...

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