20 Most Recent 2009 Volvo S40 Questions & Answers


Inside the key fob are contacts that get dirty, both the electric side and the push button side, carefully clean them both.

2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Feb 02, 2018


a customer brought his honda that has a cvt auto transmission to the workshop with the problem being the vehicle shakes at certain speeds.i found the problem was with the transmission oil not able to do its duty.so i drained the trans top up with new oil drove it for a few kilometers drained again simulating flushing the trans filled up with new oil and problem solved.with the honda the with no need for software i dont know the story with volvo

2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Apr 16, 2016


You most likely have water in the spark plug hole that is shorting out the coil pack. Pull the Coil Pack and dry it out and spray with WD40

2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Jun 14, 2015


Undo plastic grub screws 90 degree under passenger foot well . Mine looks like part of the carpet which will drop down. There is a diagram shown on the panel you open up with the set up of the fuses.

2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Mar 04, 2015


In the door hinge of the volvo . There is a black block connector. U flick that up with a small screwdriver to disconnect the mirror electrics. It is a swine to fix parts of the mirror as you can break the lugs on the mirror covers. You will need to undo the covers inside and the door panel if you are replacing the mirror as a whole unit . This will allow you to trace the wires back through to reconnect it at the door hinge.

2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Dec 10, 2014


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2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Dec 10, 2014


The remote receiver unit is located in the rear view mirror. This may be faulty. Since the car is new (less than a year?) you still may have the factory warranty.

2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Sep 21, 2014


Type in the code and it will work again.

2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Jul 14, 2014


Automatic Traction Control, or any TC system that relies on looking at individual wheel speed, will always do this. If all four wheels are spinning at the same speed (with allowances for turning), it will shut off. If some wheels start spinning faster than others, it will reduce power to the faster wheels and increase power to the slower wheels with the assumption that the slow ones are gripping well and the fast ones are spinning freely. It takes several revolutions of the wheels, and sometimes more than a second for these decisions to be made.

2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Mar 28, 2014


you have an exhaust leak, could be getting into car from the trunk or anywhere under the car.

2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Sep 12, 2012


A blown fuse is about the last place I would look to find the cause of a problem with an electric trunk release. What usually goes wrong with these is broken wires inside the conduit that connects between the body and the trunk lid.

2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Jun 10, 2012


Did you reprogram the remote after you changed the battery? It loses its mind when the battery is pulled.

Keep in mind that the drivers and the trunk latches have extra switches in them for the alarm.
A bad door latch switch may be confusing the system.

I suspect that if you replace the drivers door latch assembly, all your problems will vanish. Is this isnt work and need reprograming the remote there is no onboard programming procedure for this vehicle. This vehicle requires special equipment be connected to the vehicle to program the keyless remote.

Keep us updated.

2009 Volvo S40 | Answered on Jul 03, 2011

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