2005 Volvo S40 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Volvo S40
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2005 Volvo S40 ProblemsRight Front Engine Mount May Wear and Cause Vibration at Idle
The right front engine mount wears out prematurely, causing engine vibration at idle.
The engine may not start due to a failed starter control module. If the module has indeed failed, it will require replacement.
The fuel pressure regulator can leak and cause a hard start condition, without any faults recorded in the engine computer.
2005 Volvo S40 QuestionsMy instrument cluster only went dead while driving, now working any ideas? (1 answer)
Is there a control module that may be shorting out for instrument cluster? Happens once in a while
From time to time the gauges and instruments go dead on my dashboard. After shutting the car off and starting engine they come back to life. Other wise the car works fine. Any ideas?
Slight sound at idle as well. Drives fine, shifts fine but sound does not stop. Smells oily. Three times engine cut out like was not getting gas but has not happened for quite some time. Had oil changed and fluids checked....said transmission fluid was very dark. No codes showing on messages
2005 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.