2005 Volvo V50 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Volvo V50
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2005 Volvo V50 ProblemsAbnormal Noise From the Power Steering Pump
An abnormal noise may develop from the power steering pump. This is commonly caused when the air conditioning accumulator is touching the power steering pump. Our technicians tell us that securing the accumulator so it does not touch the pump will correct this concern.
The air flow or temperature from the climate control system may be incorrect. Our technicians tell us a software update is available which should help with this concern.
The audio system screen may freeze at times and clear when the ignition switch is cycled. Our technicians tell us a software upgrade is available which should correct this concern.
2005 Volvo V50 QuestionsHow to change front struts and cost (1 answer)
The fault is intermitant, and power returns when acelerator depressed, there is no warning, the car may do 300 miles with no problem and then the problem will return.
Volvo mechanics cant solve this problem. The car has done 85,000 and has been serviced from new by Volvo garages. Other than th...
engine codes: 1.P0031,P0036,P0030 come up for the Heater low voltage sensor. Replaced them and it blows a fuze and the engine light comes on. Whats going on-checked for any wires shorting out-nothing! could you give me any guidance. Many thanks. My Volvo has 65,000 miles, and engine check light c...
2005 Volvo V50 RecallsVolvo 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.