2004 Volvo V40 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Volvo V40

2004 Volvo V40 Problems

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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2004 Volvo V40 Questions

the problem occurs everytime the engine is stated it overheats after about 20 minutes and air pressure is building up in the pipes of the cooling system water is released through the filler cap when it get hot. the temp of the car heater stays cold but the engine overheats

How do I release the shifter knob to replace it? My old knob has a broken button.

I need to access to fuse box (the cigarette lighter blew) any thoughts? It's hard to reach at it. Do I need to unscrew the bottom panel to get to it? Thanks!

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2004 Volvo V40 Recalls

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE NON-RETURN VALVE MAY CRACK DUE TO A POOR WELD CAUSING A VACUUM LEAK.

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.

CERTAIN PASSENGER CARS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." THE SECOND ISOFIX GUIDE WAS NOT INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES AND, IN CERTAIN CASES, THE OWNER¿S MANUAL ISOFIX INFORMATION IS INCORRECT.

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2004 Volvo V40 Reviews

Bought our 2004 V40 as a certified used Volvo in 2006 and have put nearly 100,000 trouble-free miles on it. The only expense we've incurred other than routine maintenance is for the replacement of the glass on the passenger side mirror after someone knocked into it. Some key pluses for the V40; - Seats are comfortable, even on long drives; - Heating and A/C are great. The A/C is strong and c...

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