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Your problem could be caused by several different issued, but without having a complete diagnosis it's going to be very hard to say and it could be almost anything! I recommend you bring the car to a Volvo specialist to have it looked at.
If your car has a starting problem, you will be charged to have that looked at. However, if the diagnosis shows that there is an open recall on your car AND if the applied recall "fix" is the cause of your starting issue, then there would be no charge to repair.
Yes, csubak30 is most likely right! You need to have the car diagnosed properly first however, that way you wont spend money unnecessarily! Bring it to a Volvo specialist!
Your car should always have the latest software installed! Even if that does not "fix" the problem it will allow the problem to be accurately diagnosed if you have the latest software. It might even take care of your complaint!
No hot air could be anything from a defective thermostat to a control module needing replacement or possibly just a software update for the climate control module! You should take the car to a Volvo specialist and have them diagnose it for you. This way you'll know what needs to be repaired instead of guessing and maybe even spending money on repairs not needed.
At the MINIMUM, you need to follow the manufacturers recommended maintenance schedule. On top of that, you need to get yourself a Volvo repair shop that knows what to watch for and follow their recommendations as far as any additional repairs or fluid maintenance that might be needed. This will make your car last for many miles/years!
I'm not sure what your questions is? What are the symptoms? What dtc's if any are present? What repair does the shop recommend?
you need to use fluid part # 1161540 or trans fluid Mobil 3306 or the equivalent. As far as power steering fluid, use pentosin chf 202. Yes, I'd recommend that you do a complete transmission fluid flush so all old fluid gets removed and replaced with new.
Contact your local Volvo dealership. They should be able to help you get the code.
Need more info. When does it happen? Cold or Hot? Low or high rpm's? At speed or in neutral, etc?