2000 Volvo V40 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Volvo V40

2000 Volvo V40 Problems

Premature Rear Brake Pad Wear

There have been reports of premature rear brake pad wear. Our technicians recommend to inspect brake pads at each tire rotation interval.

Oil Leak From Turbo Return Pipe Seal

The turbocharger return pipe seal may develop an oil leak. The leak can begin very small, but will eventually progress into a large leak. Our technicians recommend having this repaired at first signs of leakage.

"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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2000 Volvo V40 Questions

where can I go for instructions on replacing a water pump in a 2000 Volvo v40? (1 answer)

How do you get the emissions module to ready. (1 answer)

I had some work done on my 2000 V40 and need to get the emissions passed and every time they hook up the test equipment, it says not ready.

Check engine light--code indicates, catalyst system right bank underperformance? (1 answer)

The check engine light comes on and off about every 5 to 7 days. During the week I only drive 14 mi a day. When I drive on weekend @ interstate speeds, check engine light will go off. When I run the code--it says--catalyst system, right bank, underperformance. What is this? and a estimate of re...

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2000 Volvo V40 Recalls

Recall 03V474000

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2000 Volvo V40 Reviews

Certainly no 1985 240. That was a well built car with good under the hood space to work on things. This Volvo is a mere shell of the former Volvo moniker. Small brake pads wear quick, turbo went out, mass airflow sensor twice, leaks oil from pan, currently dealing with changing the entire cooling system which requires taking far too many hoses and sensors off to do. All the rubber has gone to c...

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