2003 Volvo V40 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Volvo V40
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2003 Volvo V40 ProblemsPremature 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.
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.
The fuel pressure regulator can leak and cause a hard start condition, without any faults recorded in the engine computer.
2003 Volvo V40 QuestionsHow much is a new fuel tank? (1 answer)
Hole in the gas tank.
diagnostic shows nothing wrong!
2003 Volvo V40 RecallsPotential Fuel Leak from Fuel Rail
Due to inadequate welding, a fuel leak may develop from the fuel rail. A fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will install a v-clamp to the fuel rail to correct this concern. The Volvo recall number is R128.