Volvo XC60 2009 Problems

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Where is the Volvo XC60 made?

Answered by CarsGuide 18 Jan 2022

Australian delivered Volvo XC60s built between 2009 (when the vehicle was launched here) and 2017 were built at Volvo’s plant in Ghent, Belgium. For the current-model XC60 (launched in 2017) production moved to the Gothenburg plant in Sweden.

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Volvo XC60 rear discs and pad replacement

Answered by CarsGuide 28 Jun 2011

It’s common to have to replace discs and pads much earlier than it once was, particularly on European cars. If you think about it, the braking performance on cars today is much, much higher than it was on cars even a decade ago, and that performance comes from the size of the brakes and the materials used in the pads and discs. Discs are usually changed because they have worn down to a thickness that affects their performance. Instead of replacement they can sometimes be machined to extend their life. They’re not necessarily changed at the same time, but if they are close to being worn out and in need of replacement it might be more cost-effective to do it with the pads rather than have to come back later for the replacement.

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Recalls a fact of auto industry life

Recalls a fact of auto industry life

26 Jun 2009 · by Neil McDonald

And the car industry is not immune from being saddled with these potentially damaging problems.Apart from Ford's recent problems with brake hoses and brake booster valves on E-Gas Falcons the other ‘ ...

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