Are Volvo v40s reliable?
Volvo V40 reliability The Volvo V40 was rated about average for reliability in our 2019 Driver Power owner satisfaction survey of cars currently on sale in the UK. Of the owners who responded, only 9.5% reported experiencing a problem with their car at least once.
How long do Volvo v40s last?
It can also vary depending on the make and year of your Volvo. That being said, with the proper care the average lifespan of a Volvo is typically 20 years with over 200,000 miles.
How good is Volvo V40?
On the whole, the V40 is a pleasant family car to drive. Mind, that shouldn’t come as much of a surprise, considering its Focus underpinnings. These were fettled slightly for the Volvo, so it isn’t quite as fun as the Ford, but the V40’s steering is still well-weighted and precise.
What was the problem with my Volvo V40?
Can’t get to the bottom of this. Took the car to a volvo garage who charged £400 and identified the issues reported on the dashboard but unable to establish the source of the problem.. Called an auto we electrician yesterday who told me was the alternator (not sure)..
Why does my Volvo S40 lose power under acceleration?
I HAVE A VOLVO S40… I HAVE A VOLVO S40 2.0 DIESEL LATE 2005 WHICH HAS JUST DEVELOPED A LOSS OF POWER UNDER ACCELERATION . THIS ONLY HAPPENED IN THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS AND APPEARS TO RUN OK UNDER GENTLE RUNNING. SOME ONE HAS SUGGESTED CONDENSATION IN THE FUEL FILTER ? IS THERE ANY THING i CAN EASILY CHECK.
What happens when the EGR valve on a V40 fails?
The EGR (Exhaust Gas Re-circulation) valve gets blocked up on the V40. Common symptoms of this failure are a lack of power, poor acceleration and it can sometimes affect the idling on the car. The EGR valve can be an expensive part to replace.
What causes a fuel hose to crack on a Volvo V40?
If your V40 was built between April 2015 and March 2016, this would likely be caused by a cracked fuel hose. You can order a replacement fuel hose from our parts page for the V40, and it’s a relatively simple job to install it.