Volvo Trailing Arm (Rear Control Arm) Bushings – The Correct Repair

The Problem We often come across 2008-20015 Volvos that come with for concerns of excessive tire wear, or "loose handling" issues. Often the customer has been at other shops and paid for multiple parts, repairs or alignments in an attempt to correct the issue. Yet it remains, and the car is then referred to our facility for evaluation. What Happens Almost invariably we find that the rear trailing arm bushings, a rubber and steel mount, and the only part that secures and locates a critical part of the rear suspension system to the body (attaching to the hub where the wheel [...]

By | December 8th, 2019|Case Studies|Comments Off on Volvo Trailing Arm (Rear Control Arm) Bushings – The Correct Repair

Volvo and Land Rover Differential Problems – Out Of Town – We’ll Repair – Send To Us

The Problem This 2010 Volvo XC70 came to us with about 96K miles, and a loud noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. The noise was noticeable at low and moderate speeds while driving, and sounded like a loud whine or hum depending on vehicle speed. Initially this noise sounded like a defective wheel bearing but on further exam we determined the noise was in fact coming from the rear differential, the gear system that transmits force from the transmission to the rear wheels. We've seen this before, both on the later model Volvo and the Land Rover LR2 vehicles, and [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Case Studies|Comments Off on Volvo and Land Rover Differential Problems – Out Of Town – We’ll Repair – Send To Us