2009 Volvo V50 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Volvo V50

2009 Volvo V50 Recalls

Volvo is recalling certain passenger vehicles equipped with power front passenger seats because the front seat rail's detection system was manufactured incorrectly. This can cause the passenger seat to move beyond the intended maximum, which may increase the risk of injury to the passenger in a crash. Dealers will inspect and repair the rails free of charge.

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.

Some vehicles have a power steering return hose that may rupture because a section was not vulcanized properly. If the hose ruptures, there would be a rapid loss of power steering fluid and loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the steering return line assembly. The recall began July, 2008. The Volvo recall number is 201.

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2009 Volvo V50 Reviews

I have a 2009 V50 2.4i. In in opinion, it's a good family wagon. My comes with basics, which included sun roof, auto windows, 6 cd in dash changer, t-tech seats, 6 way control driver seat. I am please with it so far. The ride is quiet; the engine is smooth; the feel is solid. Complains are: the A/C is not strong enough for Texas heat, the electrial was weird for the instrument panel as it was o...

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