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A volvo dealer is charging $525+for the followingcheck front and rear brakes, balance and ratate tires, checkpcv system,power steering fluid, transmission fluid,, check for leaks, and to of all fluids as necessary, check exterior lighting, exhoust, steering and suspension components, check hoses, battery, lubricatesteering stops, trunk and hood hinges and latches. Remove and clean throttle body and replace gasket, replace engine air filter and fuel filter. Replace brake fluids. replace spark plugs and serpentine belt. replace oil cap as necessary. Perform road test(if that means anything) a friend told me that few on this list are little expensive rest are not expensive to do. I do not like to be cheated and I have feeling that is too expensive. I have about 66000 miles on my volvo 2003,s80. Is it necessary to take my car to a volvo showrroom for a service. How would I know that things are replaced. I have no problem but it may need a service. we have not given any major service since we bought in 2006 end.

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Hello. Yes, that is expensive and rather illusive also. i.e. replacing spark plugs and serpentine belt "if necessary". First of all join AAA, the auto club, which is cheap and great insurance should u ever have a break down. Then, find a nondealership garage that works on volvos, and finally relax and enjoy your car which is one of the safest and most reliable vehicles on the highway. These cars have a great onboard computer which will give out codes if there are problems and you can go to an autozone or many other car parts stores where they will read your computer data for free.

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