2001 Volvo S40 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Volvo S40

2001 Volvo S40 Problems

Right Front Engine Mount May Wear and Cause Vibration at Idle

The right front engine mount wears out prematurely, causing engine vibration at idle.

"Hard start" Due to Leaking Fuel Pressure Regulator

The fuel pressure regulator can leak and cause a hard start condition, without any faults recorded in the engine computer.

Oil Leak From Turbo Return Pipe Seal

The turbocharger return pipe seal may develop an oil leak. The leak can begin very small, but will eventually progress into a large leak. Our technicians recommend having this repaired at first signs of leakage.

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2001 Volvo S40 Questions

2001s 40 turbo code po133 last ownet gave up (1 answer)

Gave up o replacing sensors .light comes on after 20 mi Went to dealer they said no recall is opened.It did not have a extra harness but I thought it could have been taken out , last owner does not remember. Dealer did not mention a reset or software upgrade . Where do I go to find out if this c...

My car won't start I can here bubbling in the back of the engine I can smell gas (1 answer)

I checked the spark plugs they were very dirty I replaced um an replaced my coils as well still no start I well did a full oil change an there was no milky substance so I'm thinking my head gasket is fine.

I have a new radiator in my 2001 S40. How much trans. fluid to add at dip stick? (1 answer)

I replaced radiator myself and did not measure how much fluid I lost when trans. hoses were disconnected.

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2001 Volvo S40 Recalls

Recall 03V284000
CERTAIN PASSENGER CARS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." THE SECOND ISOFIX GUIDE WAS NOT INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES AND, IN CERTAIN CASES, THE OWNER¿S MANUAL ISOFIX INFORMATION IS INCORRECT.
Recall 01V169000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDAN AND WAGON PASSENGER VEHICLES. A DIODE IN THE ELECTRONIC CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM MAY HAVE A REDUCED SERVICE LIFE.

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