IPD sale XeMODeX - Experts in Volvo Electronics
Did you know? 🤔
Logged in users can get email notification of topic replies Log in or register (free).
Amazon Link Buy your stuff using this and it helps MVS!

Next Tming Belt replacement?

Help, Advice, Owners' Discussion and DIY Tutorials on Volvo's stylish, distinctive "P2" platform cars.

2001 - 2007 V70
2004 - 2007 V70 R
2001 - 2007 XC-70
2001 - 2009 S60
2003 - 2007 S60 R

Mr. Detail
Posts: 347
Joined: Wed May 03, 2006 11:21 am
Year and Model: 2002 V70 N/A
Location: Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Has thanked: 13 times
Been thanked: 2 times
United States of America
Mr. Detail

Next Tming Belt replacement?

Post by Mr. Detail » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:46 am

I bought my present car in July 2018 and the timing belt was already done @ 107k miles in 2013. I now have 156k miles on the car and wondered when I should consider changing out the timing belt again.

User avatar
MVS Moderator
Posts: 19747
Joined: Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:54 pm
Year and Model: 99T5 ,99S70,2005V70
Location: NYC, ALBANY NY
Has thanked: 254 times
Been thanked: 810 times
Trinidad & Tobago

Re: Next Tming Belt replacement?

Post by abscate » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:50 am

2002 P2

A. You are due up in 2023 or 227,000 miles - which every occurs first.

B. If you live in CA MA ME VT NY you already know you are special, and your timing belts lasts 150,000 miles. The 10 year interval does/doesnt apply - not sure.

I would follow A above, either way.
These users thanked the author abscate for the post:
Mr. Detail
Empty Nester
A Captain in a Sea of Estrogen
1999-V70-T5M56 2005-V70-M56 1999-S70 VW T4 BMW
Link to Maintenance record thread
Link To Volvo Glossary

Post Reply
  • Similar Topics
    Last post