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2004 Volvo S40

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2004 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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The engine may not start due to a failed starter control module. If the module has indeed failed, it will require replacement.

2004 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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Brakes, November 29, 2004

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE NON-RETURN VALVE MAY CRACK DUE TO A POOR WELD CAUSING A VACUUM LEAK.

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Engine, January 28, 2004

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Due to inadequate welding, a fuel leak may develop from the fuel rail. A fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will install a v-clamp to the fuel rail to correct this concern. The Volvo recall number is R128.

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Engine, June 5, 2006

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH T5 TURBO ENGINES, THE POLYAMIDE TUBE IN THE FUEL LINE IS SENSITIVE TO THE EXTREME TEMPERATURES THAT MAY OCCUR IN THE AREA WHERE THE TURBO/EXHAUST MANIFOLD IS LOCATED.

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Engine, February 20, 2008

Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, REOCCURRING, LONG-TERM EXPOSURE TO CERTAIN ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS SUCH AS SALTY-WET CONDITIONS, IT IS POSSIBLE FOR THE PUMP ELECTRONIC MODULE (PEM) TO BECOME CORRODED INTERNALLY. THIS CAN CAUSE A FAULTY SIGNAL TO THE FUEL PUMP, RESULTING IN LOW OR NO FUEL PRESSURE TO THE ENGINE.

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2004 Volvo S40 Questions and Answers

m_milo82, 2004 Volvo S40, 5 Cylinder, Lincoln, NE

I have a gear selector service required warning that comes up on my dash regularly. What would that involve and what am I looking at for cost?

sandeefj, 2004 Volvo S40, 1.9L 4 Cylinder Turbo, Dunn, NC

I had a new battery put in now it will not reset

sandeefj, 2004 Volvo S40, 1.9L 4 Cylinder Turbo, Dunn, NC

new battery put in and now it will not reset, what must i do

daniel5946, 2004 Volvo S40, 2.4L 5 Cylinder, Plainfield, IL

The rear fog light goes on and off by itself. Some days it will be fine and stay off, but on other days it will turn on by itself so I'll turn it off but 2 mins later it just turns on again. S...

loco3030, 2004 Volvo S40, 4 Cylinder, Ardmore, OK

floor board under both seats around floor duct getting wet

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