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2000 VOLVO V40 in Ann Arbor, MI
Same problem, haven't repaired it yet... this car is putting financial strain on me... Not good.
2000 VOLVO V40 in ny
yes, i have the same issue. my mechanic failed to see this 2 x and it wasn't until i went to sears to buy tires that they told me the springs were shot -
2000 VOLVO V40 in Doylestown, PA
2000 volvo v-40 rear coil spring failure. customer stated that rear coil springs have fractured twice. manufacturer would not answer when written to.
2001 VOLVO V40 in Glendale, CA
2005 (sep/nov/dec): engine check light on 3 times. dealer repaired all 3 times and following months, which is 2006, having sudden shifting/accelarating at low speed. dealer fixed 2 times and 1 time couldnot find the issue. aug. 18, 200...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Greenfield Center, NY
The vehicle both accelerated and decelerated without input, placing me in a very unsafe situation. when i stopped the car the engine, which had overheated, the radiator hose blew out. the radiator hose was replaced. i am currently disc...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Greenfield Center, NY
The vehicle both accelerated and decelerated without input, placing me in a very unsafe situation. when i stopped the car the engine, which had overheated, the radiator hose blew out. the radiator hose was replaced. i am currently disc...
2001 VOLVO V40 in Hickory, NC
Tl contact owns a 2001 volvo v40. the current mileage was 105000. the check engine warning indicator light turns on. the vehicle has been taken to both volvo repair shops and local mechanics numerous times for this failure. they are abl...
2000 VOLVO V40 in New Hartford, CT
Upon returning to the dealership for the third time for a complaint about a suspicious sounding thump or clunk in the passenger-side rear of our 2000 volvo v40, it was discovered that both coil springs had broken. the vehicle at the time o...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Stanton, CA
Dt*: the contact stated while driving at 55 mph the brakes failed resulting in a crash. a police report was filed at the scene and the driver and passenger sustained minor injuries. the dealership determined on certain vehicles water can ...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Christiansburg, VA
2000 volvo v40 front wheels become loose. (1) car was taken to dealership for recall on braking system. (2) departing dealership, rumble from front was noted. two miles from dealership, extreme vibration caused me to stop. the passenger f...
2001 VOLVO V40 in Tallahassee, FL
Over the weekend my check engine came on in my v40 wagon. when idle it acted as if it was going to stall. a few times it did, when idle at a stop. it did restart most of the time right away, but a few times it took a couple of tries and wa...
2004 VOLVO V40 in Deland, FL
Dt: consumer states when there is a sun glare on the dashboard there isn't enough illumination. the consumer was unable to see the instruments on the dashboard. the consumer took the vehicle to the dealership and was told there was nothi...
2004 VOLVO V40 in Pittsburgh, PA
On april 13, 2005 at approximately 4 pm, i was backing my v40 volvo 2004 wagon out of a parking space at the kossman garage, liberty avenue,pittsburgh, pa, going slowly because it was a tight space, when my brakes did not work, at all. desp...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Deer Park, TX
Motor mounts broke while being serviced by the dealer. consumer felt the part was defective upon delivery. the left and right engine motor mounts collapsed. the right and left side upper engine mount was replaced.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Chalfont, PA
The rear suspension was rough for about a year. found both rear coil springs cracked at 65,000 miles, and replaced.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Atlanta, GA
Recall notice regarding 2000 volvo v-40 brake system.
2003 VOLVO V40 in Jacksonville, NC
Seat belts are defective. when pulling on the seat belts they will not reach the buckle. thus, making it impossible to attach and ride. consumer indicates that this defect was repaired by the dealership in may 2004. currently, they locked...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Katonah, NY
Rear springs cracked on 2000 volvo v40 with only 63805 miles.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Omaha, NE
Brake system in car works poorly when car is cold or left for a few hours. significantly more brake pressure is required to stop the car when car is cold. problem has been "fixed" three times but has returned again. evidently this is rel...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Omaha, NE
Brake system in car works poorly when car is cold or left for a few hours. significantly more brake pressure is required to stop the car when car is cold. problem has been "fixed" three times but has returned again. evidently this is rel...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Chapel Hill, NC
Moisture in the vacuum system caused the vacuum pump to fail. when it was cold the vehicle's brakes didn't function at all. the rear brakes failed due to a defect in the brake system. the manufacturer refused to pay to replace the system
2001 VOLVO V40 in St Petersburg, FL
Transmission slips, rpm/speed increases at approx 30 mph intermittently and after a turn for approx 1-2 seconds, causing an unsafe, and alarming experience.
2001 VOLVO V40 in St Petersburg, FL
Transmission slips, rpm/speed increases at approx 30 mph intermittently and after a turn for approx 1-2 seconds, causing an unsafe, and alarming experience.
2001 VOLVO V40 in St Petersburg, FL
No brakes upon initial start and shortly therafter, vehicle idled for approximately 6 hours. dealer reset check valve and said they do not have to replace assembly, computer said okay.
2001 VOLVO V40 in Montgomery Village, MD
Volvo 2001 v-40 sation wagon: rear brake pads completely gone by 17000 miles, leading to rotor damage and unsafe braking. inspection at 15200 miles showed no brake related abnormalities. volvo customer relations said fast wearing out of bra...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Perry Hall, MD
While driving the vehicle jerked and then the engine light illuminated and stayed on the remainder of the time vehicle was being operated. dealer notified.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Perry Hall, MD
The wheel bearing snapped causing the tire to wobble. dealer notified.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Perry Hall, MD
When the driver applied the abs brakes they locked up resulting in extended stopping distance.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Perry Hall, MD
While driving the vehicle at night the headlights would shut off with no warning. dealer notified.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Perry Hall, MD
The check engine light remained illuminated.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Perry Hall, MD
While driving the transmission locked up locking the rear tires which made it difficult to control the vehicle.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Perry Hall, MD
The rear hatch did not close.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Perry Hall, MD
When the vehicle was turned off the key became stuck in the ignition .
2000 VOLVO V40 in Perry Hall, MD
The driver side wheel was loose, which caused a noise.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Marlboro, MA
Unpredictable extended braking distance on volvo models v40 and v70. volvo has a tsb that remedies this dangerous problem (should be a recall!!!)
2001 VOLVO V40 in Prospect, KY
While backing vehicle out of garage in morning the brakes sometimes become very difficult to push (hence, difficult to stop the vehicle). prior to very recently, the problem only occurred while backing out of our garage down the driveway (1...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Cos, CO
This is an ongoing problem with the brake system in this vehicle, which began in the first weeks of ownership and has continued to the present, and which includes both the brake power assist system which is reflected in a non-response to de...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Staten Island, NY
While driving the driver's seat back moves backward, sometimes causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. the console controls for the window were positioned at the center instead of at the dashboard and were inconvenient both for t...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Staten Island, NY
While driving the driver's seat back moves backward, sometimes causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. the console controls for the window were positioned at the center instead of at the dashboard and were inconvenient both for t...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Staten Island, NY
The cd player failed.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Staten Island, NY
The hub caps have repeatedly fallen of the wheels.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Staten Island, NY
The head light system has a major defect, causing constant head lights failures.
1993 VOLVO V40 in Sacramento, CA
Seat belt anchor will release.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Phila, PA
Volvo of no am contacted about wear of brake pads. they offered a 15% discount on the repair bill and claim no liability on their part for the poor wear,lack of quality control in choosing the pad material, failure to alert consumers of the...
2002 VOLVO V40 in Findlay, OH
Brakes failed on may 17. dealer could not find problem. brakes failed on may 28. dealer replaced master cylinder and wheel cylinder. brake warning light again on 6/12/2002.
2002 VOLVO V40 in Findlay, OH
Brakes failed on may 17. dealer could not find problem. brakes failed on may 28. dealer replaced master cylinder and wheel cylinder. brake warning light again on 6/12/2002.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Cinncinatti, OH
Vehicle continuously is in need of new brake pads. vehicle currently has 35,000 miles on it. . consumer states previously the vehicle experienced electrical system failure, loose parts including a wheel and air condition failure.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Cinncinatti, OH
Vehicle continuously is in need of new brake pads. vehicle currently has 35,000 miles on it. . consumer states previously the vehicle experienced electrical system failure, loose parts including a wheel and air condition failure.
2000 VOLVO V40 in Canton, MA
Here is how the problem first starts to occur. it starts out as an intermittent thing and gradually progresses to every time. car has been off for a period of time. the car is started, placed in reverse to back out of the driveway, the b...
2000 VOLVO V40 in Salisbury, MD
On several occasions when brakes were applied pedal became soft,causing extended stopping distance. vehicle has been at the dealer on four occasions, and problem still occurs. feel free to provide any further information.
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