Purchased a used 2006 Volvo XC90 AWD V8 a year ago, had 77K miles on it, but was in excellent condition and we thought very safe for our family.
We didn't know it had a transmission that COULD NOT be repaired ONLY REPLACED.
The Volvo dealership informed us that this particular transmission was not repairable.
Unfortunately our warranty company wouldn't ok the replacement so we had to transfer the car to a transmission repair facility to try and rebuild it.
They were able to get all the parts needed but 1 and Volvo wouldn't sell the 1 part that would fix our car.
SO we had to purchase a USED transmission for $5,700.00 (new would have been $7,500).
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