How important is it to find a true Volvo mechanic when doing routine maint. ?

135

Asked by Dec 15, 2011 at 02:15 AM about the Volvo XC90

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I want my 2008 XC90 to last forever,  how important is it to find someone who is a "Volvo" mechanic for routine maintenance?  The nearest dealership is about 120 miles away and other than big stuff, I was hoping that I can get most things taken care of without making the trip out of town.  

2 Answers

405

Unless you're dealing with something big like the timing belt, transmission, etc... It doesn't hurt to take it to your favorite reputable mechanic. Sometimes the stealership will recommend services you don't necessarily need. I take my S60 to several different places for oil changes and simple procedures.

3 out of 3 people think this is helpful.
Best Answer
135

Thanks for answering, will definitely be on the lookout for a reputable mechanic, hate the idea of going to dealership (stealership) if I can avoid it.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Volvo XC90 Questions

Volvo XC90 Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 150
#2 Racer_X
Racer_X
Reputation 130
#3 V4life
V4life
Reputation 100
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volvo XC60
125 Great Deals out of 6,552 listings starting at $7,450
Used Volvo XC70
41 Great Deals out of 1,116 listings starting at $1,600
Used BMW X5
387 Great Deals out of 15,768 listings starting at $1,300
Used Audi Q7
92 Great Deals out of 3,662 listings starting at $7,980
Used Acura MDX
223 Great Deals out of 17,489 listings starting at $2,995
Used Toyota Highlander
382 Great Deals out of 23,949 listings starting at $2,900
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
806 Great Deals out of 69,475 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Pilot
358 Great Deals out of 20,107 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Explorer
765 Great Deals out of 73,776 listings starting at $750
Used Volvo S60
143 Great Deals out of 8,082 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
275 Great Deals out of 20,347 listings starting at $1,850
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
618 Great Deals out of 27,508 listings starting at $600
Used Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
218 Great Deals out of 4,357 listings starting at $7,995
Used Volvo S80
27 Great Deals out of 931 listings starting at $2,200
Used Audi Q5
127 Great Deals out of 7,582 listings starting at $8,995