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Bob Sisson
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Need a good Independent sop near Gaithersburg, MD

The ABS controller on my 1999 V70/XC is going nuts, so I need to send it out
to be fixed, but the dealship wants an arm & a leg to remove it and replace
it.

Any one got a good INDEPENDENT Volvo shop nearby that can remove it and
maybe even arrange to have it rebuilt rather than putting in a new one that
will fail the same way?


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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-01-05, 04:01 PM
Bev A. Kupf
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Re: Need a good Independent sop near Gaithersburg, MD

On Mon, 1 Aug 2005 17:32:58 -0400,
Bob Sisson (Bob@Sisson) wrote:
> The ABS controller on my 1999 V70/XC is going nuts, so I need to send it out
> to be fixed, but the dealship wants an arm & a leg to remove it and replace
> it.
>
> Any one got a good INDEPENDENT Volvo shop nearby that can remove it and
> maybe even arrange to have it rebuilt rather than putting in a new one that
> will fail the same way?


You can remove it yourself, and get it rebuilt for about $150
through Vic Rocha. I have used his service, and I think that others
on this group have as well. Here is his webpage:
<http://home.earthlink.net/~vicrocha/>

Good luck.

Beverly

P.S. FWIW, I priced this out at several dealers and two independent
repair shops in the Chicago area, and the best price I received was
$450 - which was at a dealer. I also looked into getting an ABS
module from a reliable junkyard and using that instead, but it was
not as cheap as Vic Rocha's service. For example, Erie Vovo wanted
$650 for just the part.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-02-05, 12:01 AM
Steve
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Re: Need a good Independent sop near Gaithersburg, MD

Rocha does good work for a reasonable price!


"Bev A. Kupf" <bevakupf@myhome.net> wrote in message
news:slrndet65c.e0.bevakupf@myhome.net...
> On Mon, 1 Aug 2005 17:32:58 -0400,
> Bob Sisson (Bob@Sisson) wrote:
> > The ABS controller on my 1999 V70/XC is going nuts, so I need to send it

out
> > to be fixed, but the dealship wants an arm & a leg to remove it and

replace
> > it.
> >
> > Any one got a good INDEPENDENT Volvo shop nearby that can remove it and
> > maybe even arrange to have it rebuilt rather than putting in a new one

that
> > will fail the same way?

>
> You can remove it yourself, and get it rebuilt for about $150
> through Vic Rocha. I have used his service, and I think that others
> on this group have as well. Here is his webpage:
> <http://home.earthlink.net/~vicrocha/>
>
> Good luck.
>
> Beverly
>
> P.S. FWIW, I priced this out at several dealers and two independent
> repair shops in the Chicago area, and the best price I received was
> $450 - which was at a dealer. I also looked into getting an ABS
> module from a reliable junkyard and using that instead, but it was
> not as cheap as Vic Rocha's service. For example, Erie Vovo wanted
> $650 for just the part.
>
> --
> Many a smale maketh a grate -- Geoffrey Chaucer



 
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