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Enes, Volvo Master Technician
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Hi I have found what looks like a really nice volvo v70 2.4

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Hi I have found what looks like a really nice volvo v70 2.4 t5 1997, are there any common faults to look out for when buying.

Enes : Hello and welcome to our web page here my name isXXXXX a Certified Volvo Car Expert Mechanic.I'm going to try today to answer your question.
Enes : how many miles ?
Enes : auto trans or manual ?



Hello it has 170k miles and is an auto

Enes : Those are good cars but few weak points
Enes : front control arm bushings
Enes : front spring seats for front shocks
Enes : transmission mount and right engine mounts
Enes : axle boots on drive shaft
Enes : timing belt is due 105000 miles
Enes : but better do it before
Enes : tune up is spark plugs 60000 miles
Enes : Blower fan in car can get noise
Enes : radiator leaks under right lower sides from under
Enes : that is most common areas to check
Enes : any oil leak would be sign of failed oil seals
Enes : Any abnormal noise from engine is also indication worn out parts so listen to engine at idle
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