2004 Volvo S40 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Volvo S40
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2004 Volvo S40 ProblemsProblems With Starter Control Modules
The engine may not start due to a failed starter control module. If the module has indeed failed, it will require replacement.
The right front engine mount wears out prematurely, causing engine vibration at idle.
The fuel pressure regulator can leak and cause a hard start condition, without any faults recorded in the engine computer.
2004 Volvo S40 QuestionsPurchased a 2004 Volvo s40 t5. I noticed when I first start the car, it makes a squealing sound but goes away within a minute or two. Could that be the belts or something else. (1 answer)
Timing tensioner broke, jumped time but did not break belt, car will turn over and the spark plugs are getting fire, and the fuel rail is getting fuel-not 45 psi but some fuel. The compression is still good but there is no fuel getting to the spark plugs-the plugs are dry if they are pulled after...
it is very random. it used to only drop to zero when the temp was about 60 degrees or more, now it's happening more often at cooler temps.
2004 Volvo S40 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.