Tag: transmission failure

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2001-2007 AW55-50SN Valve Body Re-assembly

MVS Forums Contributor Mike (precopster) shares a video he made of his valve body re-assembly, and much more about 2001-2007 (in North America, 2000-2008 in Australia) Volvo AW55-50SN transmissions.

If you have undiagnosed banging noises on downshifts, and RPM flares, you would likely benefit from the information in this topic, even if you end up having the work done.

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XC90 T6 – Transmissions Fail

Model years 2003-2005 were made with automatic transmissions that fail early and often.

The parts guys at my Volvo dealership told me recently that it’s the XC90 T6’s that are the ones to avoid at all costs. They said it’s a GM designed/partially assembled transmission on these XC90’s that was a pile of junk from the drawing board. They said there aren’t anywhere near the number of transmission problems with the T5’s or the V8 model XC90s.