Volvo Repair and Maintenance

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

Volvo Problems

Software Upgrades Will Fix Audio System Problems

Problems with the audio system have been reported. There are software upgrades available that will address certain issues. Problems unrelated to software issues will require standard repair procedures.

Front Upper Strut Mounts May Fail and Cause Noise Over Bumps

Front upper strut mounts may wear prematurely, resulting in loud noise from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps.

Software upgrades will fix problems in transmission when shifting
Transmission issues related to shifting have been reported. Software upgrades available from Volvo often resolve these problems.

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Volvo Questions

is it normal for water to drain heavy if the car sitting with the AC on? (1 answer)

Water was coming heavy form under the car

Wh ere is the maf censor location? (1 answer)

Hesitation on acceleration then viberation.

Air compressor failure, going on 4th time in 2 years - HELP. (1 answer)

My air compressor has gone out 3 times in the last two years. It's failing for the 4th time and this last one was put in by Volvo mechanic 2 months ago. It has to be something other than the compressor - Volvo has installed 2 out of 3; will do the 4th one as well. What can be making the co...

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Volvo Recalls

Automatic Closing Function Of Sunroof Can Be Accidentally Triggered

The automatic closing feature of the sunroof may be tripped accidentally because of how the sunroof switch is mounted in the overhead console. Dealers will perform a software upgrade that disables the auto-close function free of charge to resolve the concern.

Engine Starter Fails During Automatic Engine Stop Restart Function

The auto stop / start feature of the engine may fail, as the starter motor fuse may blow and the engine may not restart. Dealers will replace the starter motor fuse with a higher amperage fuse free of charge to resolve the concern.

Third Row Side Curtain Air Bags Do Not Inflate Fully

The third row side curtain air bags may not inflate fully when deployed in an accident. This could cause increased risk of occupant injury. Dealers will modify the D-pillar interior panels to allow full inflation of the third row air bags free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Volvo Reviews

I LOVE this little wagon!!! All leather, turbo, beautiful body, silver in color with tinted windows. I've only seen three others on the road since buying mine. I bought it almost exactly a year ago from a Swedish Auto Clinic in Torrance, CA. At that time it had about 140K miles on it. Peter, the owner of Swedish Auto Clinic is Swedish and knows the cars inside and out. He buys a lot of his cars...
Okayyyyyy I got my 2006 Volvo S40 2.4i in 2009. This is my 1st car.... well that I brought. Since summer 2009 I have put 105,000 miles on this car. When I got it, it only had 30,000 on it. When it got to 100,000 miles the main parts with the car started to give out. I have paid for a passenger side control arm, two front axles, a passenger side wheel bearing, the transmissonis started to fail w...
I got a 2001 Volvo s60 and I love it it's been good to me

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