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check engine light is on
I have a severe oil leak and the smell of burning oil all the time. How much does it cost to replace the front and rear engine seals?
how can I change burnt out light bulbs in the haeter control knobs
Check engine light is always on. I went to a repair shop who read the computer codes. Bad 02 sensor was read. I had the 02 sensors replaced. Drove the car 80-100 miles and check engine light came one. returned to repair shop and the same code was read.
So I have a problem. About three weeks ago my check engine light came on and the engine misfired while under heavy acceleration. This had happened about 6 months ago and the code had read "Cylinder 3 misfire" since the plugs were only 2 years old and it didn't run rough at idle a mechanic friend of mine had said to run a fuel injector cleaner through it since I couldn't afford to get the injectors professionally cleaned. When it happened this time, with the same code, I tried the same fix and it didn't work. Then the battery died due to my stupidity and since then it has been having difficulty starting at all. When it does start it runs rough. I replaced the plugs and it started making a popping noise (Coming from the engine block). I reseated the wires to see if there was a connection problem and now it won't start at all. I'm going to replace the battery but I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions beyond that of what might be wrong. The oil is still a light caramel color and was replaced about 2 months ago so I don't think that is the issue but I don't know. Please help.
The heat works sometimes. When I set the temperature, sometimes the heat will come on and sometimes there is no heat even if I set the temperature all the way up. It always works when I take it to the shop and never when I need it.
when i turn on my car i have to press on the gas for it to stay on, as soon as i remove my foot off the gas in shuts off. my husband replaced the mass air flow sensor and battery but it didnt help. Now we are getting a code of p0451 what should we do?
ecm 28 - keeps comming back i replaced front o2 rear o2 - checked for intake and exhaust leaks none found
Charged around $45 for oil and filter service using semi synthetic oil and labor of around $30. Isn't that too excessive?
I was informed since it's considered a "luxury" car, I had to get the synthetic oil which costs much more than the regular oil.
I recently have a mechanic replaced my 2001 Volvo S40 catalytic converter (with an aftermarket parts, not original). When I got the car back, oil leak is evident wherever I parked, whenever I take it for a drive. There's also burning oil smell that goes inside the car. My mechanic said that the oil leak was there even before the catalytic converter was replaced. The smell got stronger because now the catalytic converter is working okay, according to him. He said the oil leak reaches the catalytic converter.
While it was at the shop, I was told that they had to remove the turbo before everything can be installed back.
Is it possible that the engine oil leak is related to the work done with the catalytic converter replacement?
I just had new another motor and another tarnsimmison in my volvo 2001 S40 but the car now does not move if you put the car on D or R nothing happens what can be the problem and the trans was tested and it was good
doe's anyone know if i can program my remote on my s40 volve myself
Recently, the fan stopped working on my 2001 Volvo S40. I troubleshot the fan and it is ok. The A/C compressor is also working when I turn it on. I have narrowed it down to what I believe is the climate control unit. I have removed the entire module that the Climate Control knobs are attached to. Is this the entire CCU or is there another module that I need to tackle?
I currently have 75000 miles on my 2001 S40 1.9T Volvo. I am wondering, considering the age of the car, if I should plan on timing belt and water pump replacement before the Volvo recommended 105,000 miles. I have the car serviced every 3000 miles, and have had no major problems as yet.