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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-01-2010 Thread Starter
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98 v70r awd buy or run away from?

I'm currently considering a v70r awd for $3995. The car is at a dealer and appears to be in good condition. This will be my first actual volvo (own 2005 ford 500 which is based on volvo chassis but with ford engine) I am able to do my own mechanical work and have done some research. The question I have is: Is the AWD system truly as prone to failure and expensive to fix as the internet would have me believe?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-05-2010
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Vololov, good question. I'm a Service Advisor at a Volvo dealership, have been for 3 years. I think the 98 is a great car and you should have no fears about the AWD system. Fact is, cars break and there's no crystal ball to tell you it's not gonna happen. But, as I said, the 98 V70R is a great car and I would buy it with full confidence.
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but 4,000 is a little high
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-06-2010
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Yeah, I can't really speak to that. Make an offer and see what they say.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-19-2010
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So did you buy it?

Hello, If you did then at least do a bevel gear fluid change. Kira
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i think its not so ex*****ve you can afford it.you can consult your dealer once
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