I bought a 100K miles Volvo s40 2004 and have diferent issues: Hard start ( almost 15 seconds to start), when in cool ( after nightrest, teh engine sounds no good until down revs to 0 but did not switch off next the engine keep in 300 or 400 rpm), smell oil or gas it´s hard to say, but smells something, the arrow light ( winter) start to intermitent flashing when its running ( last night when I put reverse, the trasmition box move hard and start the arrow light flashing ( intermitent), when start the air conditioned the car rev´s put down until switch off the engine ( this is consecuence of the 300-400 rpm on the odometer, i think!!). thanks for the help....
Hard start, smell oil, arrow light ( winter) start to intermitent flashing on 2004 Volvo S40
by Pepineco in Palm Beach, FL on March 19, 2014
ANSWER by asksteevies on March 20, 2014
How come so many problems , j wouldnt know were ro start , better consult the volvo dealer..