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 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.

No Start do to Failed Starter Control Module

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

"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.

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2005 Volvo S40 Questions

Problem with Instruments & Gauges (1 answer)

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?

What is causing a whirring sound while driving? (1 answer)

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

what could cause car to have a hard & loud vibrating sound when driving (2 answers)

Started after having the tires rotated

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2005 Volvo S40 Recalls

Volvo 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.

Recall 08V033000
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 DIS...
Recall 06V137000
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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2005 Volvo S40 Reviews

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based on 6 customer reviews
I recently walked out to my car to notice that the right brake light cover is smashed. Anyone have an estimate as to how much this will cost to replace?
I have 110,000 and have been extremely happy with the car. Extended the warranty and pretty much everything needing repair was normal wear. Plan to drive it to 200,000
I have a 2005 Volvo S40 that I got about 5.5 years ago. i got it for the safety and reliability- or so I thought. About three years ago it started falling apart. I had to replace a balljoint, shocks and struts, rotors, etc. I am currently on my 3rd set of tires. The drain lines CONSTANTLY get clogged causing water to back up in the floorboards. Everytime I go in for something simple like...

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