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2006 Volvo S40

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2006 Volvo S40 Problems

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

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2006 Volvo S40 Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, November 5, 2010

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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.

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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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2006 Volvo S40 Questions and Answers

TMadaj, 2006 Volvo S40, w/o Turbo, Tulsa, OK

I need to replace the front and rear brake pads. Can't find any repair manual (Chiltons, Haynes,etc.) outlining the procedure for this particular year/model Volvo. Would it be similar to proc...

Visitor, 2006 Volvo S40, Turbo, Westchester, IL

what is causing my keys to get stuck when my car is in Park? it takes me about 5 minutes to keep trying getting my keys out by playing with the gear from Park to Drive and Drive to Park. Once in ...

Visitor, 2006 Volvo S40, Turbo, Yadkinville, NC

After a recent accident my message center showed a message sayin "service airbag immediately" and smoke came from my steering column. Does this mean my airbags are defective?? The airb...

Kris311, 2006 Volvo S40, 2.4L 5 Cylinder, Norristown, PA

A/C stops blowing cold air when outside temp >80 in stop and go traffic. I was told by the dealership that the A/C clutch needed to be replaced which they said would cost around 700+ to fix. T...

Kris311, 2006 Volvo S40, 2.4L 5 Cylinder, Norristown, PA

I did not find the A/C clutch as a part to select for a cost estimate. Any ideas how much this would cost for parts and labor?

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