2006 Volvo S40 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Volvo S40
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2006 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.
There have been reports of premature rear brake pad wear. Our technicians recommend to inspect brake pads at each tire rotation interval.
2006 Volvo S40 QuestionsWhat would cause the acceleration to decrease and drive only 1 to 2 mph ? (1 answer)
After driving a small trip ( round trip 3 miles ) after the light turned green I went press the gas pedal and got no accrleration and crept back home at 2 to 4 miles an hour. Please Inform me of any known issues that would cause this problem
When I apply the brakes, the steering wheel shakes and shudders. Happens pretty much every time I hit the brakes
2006 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.