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

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.

Why won't my battery stay charged? At 173k Replaced alt still dies every week? (1 answer)

01 s40
173k
Had battery tested and fully charged at autozone
Then figured it was that alternator
Had that and the serp belt replaced.
Ran fine for a week then I had the door open for maybe 10 mins (car off light on) and then it wouldn't start.
Jumped it and took a drive for 30 mins...

Check engine light Code P0237 (1 answer)

We're reading code P0237 on our Volvo. We replace the boost sensor and reset the check engine light. Light hasn't come back but the code is still popping up. Can't pass the emissions check with the code. Any ideas on what to check next?

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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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