2009 Volvo S40 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Volvo S40

2009 Volvo S40 Problems

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.

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2009 Volvo S40 Questions

what causes the headlights not to be able to swith form dim back to bright (3 answers)

Cannot unlock car from outside (2 answers)

My keyfob batteries have been replaced, it is not the batteries. If car gets locked (from inside lock button), cannot unlock doors from outside with key fob NOR key. Likewise, trunk will not unlock. If I do lock my car from inside (on accident now), I cannot physically get back in without call...

my key phab wont unlock my doors. i have replaced the battery (1 answer)

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2009 Volvo S40 Recalls

Volvo Recalls Vehicles Due to an Improperly Manufactured Front Seat

Volvo is recalling certain passenger vehicles equipped with power front passenger seats because the front seat rail's detection system was manufactured incorrectly. This can cause the passenger seat to move beyond the intended maximum, which may increase the risk of injury to the passenger in a crash. Dealers will inspect and repair the rails free of charge.

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.

Power Steering Hose May Rupture

Some vehicles have a power steering return hose that may rupture because a section was not vulcanized properly. If the hose ruptures, there would be a rapid loss of power steering fluid and loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the steering return line assembly. The recall began July, 2008. The Volvo recall number is 201.

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2009 Volvo S40 Reviews

Bought 2009 Volvo s40 2.4i 5cyl in summer of 2009 Houston TX... Full time driver, 40 hrs, personal vehicle... Next month will be 7 year mark. I have had 0 "brake downs" to this day. 240,000 miles -Major issues with AC clutch, compressors. -Major problems with catalytic converters, holes in flexpipe before cat -lower ball joints, control arms front suspension have also had many repla...

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