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 Problems"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.
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.
There have been reports of premature rear brake pad wear. Our technicians recommend to inspect brake pads at each tire rotation interval.
2003 Volvo V40 Questionsthere is a rattle behind or somewhere in that vicinity,i can't tell. (2 answers)
diagnostic shows nothing wrong!
My 2003 V40 (with 96K miles) recently stalled at a red light and I was unable to restart it (the engine will turn over then stall when you try to start it). The auto repair shop told me that it had the following error codes:
The repairman install...
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.