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Volvo S40 Right Front Engine Mount May Wear and Cause Vibration at Idle

 
Volvo S40 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008

Engines Affected: 1.9L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 2.4L 5 Cylinder, 2.5L 5 Cylinder Turbo

Average Mileage: 106,057 mi (53,000 mi - 165,000 mi)

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The right front engine mount wears out prematurely, causing engine vibration at idle.

  • Visitor, , 2.4L 5 Cylinder, 99,000 mi

    vibration when turning right when engine cold. seems to go away when warmed up.

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  • Visitor, , 2.5L 5 Cylinder Turbo, 71,000 mi

    as stated, "engine shakes on right turns when engine is cold. getting worse, oil right joint area.

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  • Visitor, , 2.5L 5 Cylinder Turbo, 92,000 mi

    rattling vibration especially when turning right and engine cold. car mechanic said drive axle broken, replaced it. sound got even worse after that (also when driving straight). they had another look. said engine pushes against axle.

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  • Visitor, , 1.9L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 63,340 mi

    Vibrations through dash and steering wheel mostly on left side, probably the motor mounts

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  • Mick-E, , 1.9L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 53,000 mi
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    Have had all motor mounts and transmission mounts replaced and still have the engine vibration issues.

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  • Visitor, , 1.9L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 141,000 mi

    engine shakes at idle, motor mount bad

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  • Visitor, , 2.4L 5 Cylinder, 83,900 mi

    Took car in for service unrelated to this problem, but technician advised that I needed to take care of this front engine mount, or I would have worse problems if left unattended.

    It cost about 250 for parts and labor to fix this at the Volvo Georgetown dealership.

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  • Visitor, , 2.4L 5 Cylinder, 90,000 mi

    broke mount, then snapped timing belt...

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  • Visitor, , 1.9L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 103,495 mi

    It has a hard idle until it gets warm . And the actual. Air conditioning takes a while to get cool on warm days

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  • Visitor, , 1.9L 4 Cylinder Turbo, 120,000 mi

    All three engine mounts tart deteriorating and causing vibration at idle and low speed

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