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2001 Volvo S40

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2001 Volvo S40 Problems

Engine -- Verified

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

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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

Brakes -- Verified

There have been reports of premature rear brake pad wear. Our technicians recommend to inspect brake pads at each tire rotation interval.

Engine -- Verified

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.

2001 Volvo S40 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., December 19, 2003

Summary: 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.

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Heating & Air Conditioning, June 11, 2001

Summary: 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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2001 Volvo S40 Questions and Answers

Star, 2001 Volvo S40, Richmond, VA

My check engine light is on and the codes read low coolant check temperature gage. What does that mean?

hb1017, 2001 Volvo S40, Cleveland, OH

Hey,

I have a 2001 s40 that I have been driving for the last two years with minimal problems. Recently I got a check engine light and noticed the car was not running that well - idle at really low...

FreddyBoy, 2001 Volvo S40, Long Valley, NJ

My car is getting harder to start. Volvo dealer says I need a new set of battery cables @ $650. The snaking of the new cable to the starteris time consuming thus the cost, the car has 173k miles an...

indigogal, 2001 Volvo S40, 1.9L 4 Cylinder Turbo, Woodstock, GA

The button on my gear shift is chipped and broken on the bottom. It sticks (not from something being spilled on it) and sometimes I have to fight with it for 20 minutes just to put the car in gear...

builder, 2001 Volvo S40, 1.9L 4 Cylinder Turbo, Osseo, MN

The heater in my 2001 S40 quite working and I took it to the dealer and they diagnosed it as a faulty climate control module. They said the part was $900 and they wanted a couple of hundred to put...

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