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2002 V70 220 K miles $1200 OBO...sold back to owner #smile  Topic is solved

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2002 V70 220K miles.
Completely up to date with all maintenance. Recent PA inspection (due 9/2020), passed with no issues at all.
-2nd owner, all records since new, all manuals, original window sticker, etc
-car was dealer maintained exclusively until we purchased it (78K). Maintained by an anal fanatic (me) since then
-Bosch ETB
-trans flushed 5 times with 3309 ATF, shifts are butter smooth
-all fluids recently flushed (ATF, PS, brake, coolant, syn oil), only syn oil since 78K and changed every 5K
-new alternator & accessory belt & tensioner
-recent PCV service
-recent timing belt (212K)
-new cam and crankshaft seals (212K)
-reconditioned original axles with new OEM boots
-recently alligned after new lower control arm bushings and end links
-have put 25K miles on 80k mile Bridgestone tires
-reconditioned rims (look new)
-extra set of Volvo winter wheels and wheel covers with 5/32 tread

Cons
-power driver's seat only adjusts before key is put in pos 2
-driver's seat heater doesn't heat on bottom
-AC takes a little longer than it used to to get cold
-key somestimes sticks in position 1 (have to wiggle key and/or steering wheel)
-some scrapes and dents but paint is in good shape, and of course, no rust

$1200 OBO
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Re: 2002 V70 220 K miles $1200 OBO

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This is a great deal, GLWS.
'95 854 T5-R, Motronic 4.4, 185k
'96 855 NA, 145k
'98 S70 NA, 220k (living out west)
'98 V70, T5 tune-injectors-turbo, LPT engine, 293k
'06 S60 R, 167k
'99 Camry V6 :shock: 130k
gone: '96 NA 850 210k, '98 NA V70 182k
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I forgot to note car still gets 34 mph on highway, 26-27 mpg overall. It has no oil leaks. in fact no fluid leaks at all. When I last changed the oil (220K with 0W 40) the engine shield was completely clean. I am confident this car will reach 300K + with continued proper care. Car is blue.
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I don't know how to delete this post but car is no longer for sale. I decided to sell my truck (1998 Ranger w 274K miles) instead.I had mixed feelings about selling either one, so I put up both and the truck sold. End of story.
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-power driver's seat only adjusts before key is put in pos 2
:D :D :D :D

Glad you kept here - enjoy!!
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I enjoy this site too much to ever leave. I especially get a kick out of your off kilter humor.

My wife really likes the new V60. It is really plush-- way too plush for the likes of me.
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I enjoy this site way too much to ever leave, I especially enjoy your wierd sense of humor.
Hopefully I will only continue to need advice for the V70. My wife loves the new V60. It is plush-- way too plush for the likes of me.
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You just doubled my fan club...you and my Mom.

The power seat got a smilie because that's actually a design feature to stop you fussing with the seat while driving

You'll get another 80 k from that 2002!!
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