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My 2001 S40 volvo has a fluttering sound on left side of engine while driving only. Sometimes no sound at all. Sounds like a fan hitting something & sometimes an oil smell.

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SOURCE: volvo s40, loosing power

if you have over 125k miles on it chances are your about time for a new catalytic convertor... can cause a rotten burnt smell... lack of power.. and even a stall... or no start

Posted on Sep 22, 2008



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SOURCE: 2001 Volvo S40 1.9T - oil leaking into turbo

It's very common for the turbo return line seal to leak. That is what I would check first, when it leaks, it will spray oil all over the turbo lines and the rear of the engine.


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SOURCE: Moldy smell coming from air conditioning in Volvo S40 2001

It is a mold smell, you will need to go to an AC shop or the dealer and have the AC ducting disinfected, they have a chemical treatment they can do, costs around $100 at most shops, takes about 1 hour plus the chemical. The chemical they use is similar to TYLEX, so if u have any serious allergies suggest u not do this, use Lysol, spray it into the AC air intake in front of the windshield, the AC needs to be set to outside air and be on high blower, use about 1/2 the can and then shut it down and let it set for an hour, then turn the system on hot and let it run for 10 minutes to evaporate the Lysol from the system, this is not a permanent fix, it will need to be done about once or twice a year, more in humid climates.

Posted on May 06, 2009


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SOURCE: noise in right front wheel or dsah board

The solution is the upper strut mounting plate. To fix it you need to take out the strut tower and take apart the strut. The faulty part is the plate that has the 3 studs that actually mount the top of the strut to the frame. You may want to also plan on replacing the strut as well, when i took mine apart, the strut piston wouldnt go back into the strut body, that means its shot. Also if one side needs this done the other probably does too. The upper strut mount is about 20 bucks only from a dealer and the strut is about 60 from any auto parts store. hope this helps

Posted on May 23, 2009


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SOURCE: what type of oil does a 2002 Volvo S40 turbo

2005 Volvo S40 AWD L5-2.5L Turbo Engine Oil Grade API SJ, SJ/CF, SJ/EC, ACEA A1, ILSAC GF-2 Below 30°C (86°F) 5W-30 -20°to 40°C (-4°to 104°F) 10W-30 © 2009 ALLDATA LLC. All rights reserved. Terms of Use

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