Volvo S40 Problems

No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Volvo S40 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

Volvo s40: Key Replacement Cost

Answered by CarsGuide 13 May 2019

You have multiple options for replacing a Volvo s40 key fob, however without more information about your specific vehicle I'm not able to give you more information about the cheapest one. You can read more about cheap replacements for a lost or broken key fob here.

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Thoughts on second-hand S40

Answered by CarsGuide 13 Jul 2015

It sounds like a good choice and I've no bad news. Always check that the services have been done correctly and it's worth getting a full report from a motoring club before committing to a car.

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Ask Smithy Xtra Volvo S40 braking issue

Answered by CarsGuide 23 Aug 2011

The first thing is to make sure the system is bled properly and there is no air in it to cause a soft, sinking pedal. Your mechanic might well be correct, that it is a master cylinder problem, but I would be checking the brake booster.

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Rotten eggs

Answered by CarsGuide 5 Nov 2004

I can't be sure but it sounds as if your catalytic converter isn't working. You'll notice a rotten-egg smell if your converter has failed. Ask your dealer to check it out.

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