2009 Volvo C30 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Volvo C30
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2009 Volvo C30 ProblemsThe Parking Brake May be Hard to Release
The parking brake may be hard to release. Our technicians tell us that adjusting the parking brake cable will generally correct this issue.
The keyless entry system may stop working due to a loss of synchronization with one or more remotes. Our technicians tell us re-synchronization may be only a temporary solution, the keyless entry receiver may need replacement to correct this concern.
A knocking noise may be noted from the front suspension, commonly caused by damaged lower control arm bushings. Our technicians tell us the bushings or control arm should be replaced as necessary to correct this concern.
2009 Volvo C30 QuestionsWhy does my C30 battery drain for no apparent reason? (3 answers)
On several occasions when the car was sitting 36 - 72 hours the battery was totally drained. I had the battery replaced six months ago and the problem has re-occurred 3 times since. All equipment is off when the car is parked.
i have an error msg on the car saying key battery has low voltage time to replace
2009 Volvo C30 RecallsVolvo Recalls Garmin 760 Portable GPS-Equipped Vehicles Due to Overheating Battery
Volvo is recalling all models equipped with Garmin 760 Portable Global Positioning System units because the battery may overheat, which could lead to a fire. Volvo advises owners to stop using the Garmin device immediately and consult the Garmin website to determine if they have a defective unit. The unit's battery will be replaced and a spacer inserted to prevent the problem from reoccurring. This will be performed free of charge.
Some vehicles have a power steering return hose that may rupture because a section was not vulcanized properly. If the hose ruptures, there would be a rapid loss of power steering fluid and loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the steering return line assembly. The recall began July, 2008. The Volvo recall number is 201.