There have been reports of premature rear brake pad wear. Our technicians recommend to inspect brake pads at each tire rotation interval.
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Repairpal verified 2003 Volvo S40 problems
The turbocharger return pipe seal may develop an oil leak. The leak can begin very small, but will eventually progress into a large leak. Our technicians recommend having this repaired at first signs of leakage.
The fuel pressure regulator can leak and cause a hard start condition, without any faults recorded in the engine computer.
The right front engine mount wears out prematurely, causing engine vibration at idle.