#volvo-v40

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Topic for the first generation V40 (1995-2004). The V40 is a wagon and the sedan model is the volvo-s40. 423,491 were manufactured in the NedCar plant in Born, the Netherlands until May 19, 2004. For the second generation V40 see volvo-v40-p1.

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Updates on my phase 2 Volvo V40

johna posted about 2002 Volvo V40 2.0 2 weeks ago
Recent mini projects include replacing my frayed seat belt with a second hand replacement. These are pretty simple to replace and I bought one from a Facebook group member. They are getting hard to...
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Volvo S40/V40 1995-2004 control arm replacement procedure

johna posted a KB article 2 weeks ago
Control arm and control arm bushings, replacing (procedure extracted from Volvo VIDA) Special tools: 116 1422 116 1435 998 5433 999 5065 999 5624 999 5625 999 5626 999...
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Volvo S40/V40 1995-2004 tie rod replacement procedure

johna posted a KB article 2 weeks ago
Ball joint tie rod, protective bellow or tie rod, replacing (procedure extracted from Volvo VIDA) Special tools: 999 7019 (Steering deflection limiter) 999 7020 (Counterhold) 999 7021...
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Fun Saturday night project for my V40

johna posted about 2002 Volvo V40 2.0 4 months ago
My auto trans shifter had a damaged shift lock button and the leather surround was badly worn. Thanks to a free part from a fellow V40 owner, I have now replaced my shift lock button and upgraded...
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Project Volvo V40 T4 seen for sale on FB Marketplace

johna posted a discussion 6 months ago
This one has been up for sale four times in the last couple of years. From https://www.facebook.com/groups/621406064623788/ 1800 ono need gone Turbo Manual wagon turbo blown no oil pressure...
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How to disable the headlights being on at all times in phase 2 Volvo S40/V40

johna posted a discussion 8 months ago
If you don't like that the headlights on your phase 2 Volvo S40/V40 come on straight away when you turn the ignition on, you can turn this feature off. The procedure to turn off daytime running...
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Researching the "Most Beautiful Estate Car in the World" award given to the Volvo V40

johna posted a discussion 9 months ago
On the Wikipedia page for the Volvo S40 and V40, it is stated that the V40 was named the "Most Beautiful Estate Car in the World" at an Italian award ceremony. The reference for this was a Volvo...
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Fitted aftermarket remote central locking

johna posted about 2002 Volvo V40 2.0 9 months ago
Although my 2002 V40 came with factory remote central locking, I decided to fit a cheap universal remote control as the factory key was in a poor state and didn't always work. It was a bit of an...
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Another phase 2 Volvo V40 T4 seen for sale

johna posted a discussion 9 months ago
Spotted for sale on Facebook in Victoria... 2001 phase 2 Volvo V40 T4 automatic transmission. In silver with 333,000 km. Unregistered, and has a misfire under load. https://www.facebook...
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Some overdue servicing for my 2002 Volvo V40

johna posted about 2002 Volvo V40 2.0 10 months ago
My V40 came with reasonably thorough service records and there was no record of a fuel filter replacement so I figured it was time to replace it. I followed the instructions in the Haynes manual...
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Damaged phase 2 V40 2.0 for auction in Victoria

johna posted a discussion 11 months ago
This late model (2004) phase 2 Volvo V40 2.0 automatic is for auction at Manheim in Victoria. Has front side damage but nor on WOVR. Mileage is 156,720 km. Starting bid is $400....
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My wheel search is over much quicker than I thought

johna posted about 2002 Volvo V40 2.0 11 months ago
I found a set of 16" BBS wheels about 90 km away and picked them up today. They need tyres before I can fit them but I did a quick mock up and they look awesome. I wasn't sure that they would...
johna posted a reply 11 months ago 1

Antenna replacement for my 2003 Volvo V40

johna posted about 2002 Volvo V40 2.0 11 months ago
My project for tonight... Replace the antenna gasket. I bought a cheap universal gasket off Aliexpress. The size is a perfect fit, but I don't think the style is the same as the original and they...
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New wrong grille for my 2002 Volvo V40

johna posted about 2002 Volvo V40 2.0 11 months ago
As much as I would have liked an egg-crate grille, which was what originally came with my 2002/03 model, I couldn't find one at a reasonable price in good condition so I ended up with this early...
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Non-running V40 T4 manual listed on Facebook in Victoria

johna posted a discussion 11 months ago
This non-running manual V40 T4 was listed on Facebook for $1,000 and marked as pending within hours. The car will not start and has a suspected ECU fault. It also has clear coat peeling on...
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Only a little progress on the Volvo V40

johna posted about 2002 Volvo V40 2.0 12 months ago
So far I have only made a little progress on the new-to-me Volvo V40 2.0. Mostly this has been cleaning and researching problems. The roof was covered in tiny black spots. These came off with...
johna posted a reply 11 months ago 2

Low mileage Volvo V40 seen for sale on Facebook Marketplace in NSW

johna posted a discussion 12 months ago
Seen for sale on Facebook Marketplace: 2003 phase 2 Volvo V40 2.0 T automatic with only 127,000 km on the clock. Ad mentions recent timing belt change and new tyres. Listed for $5,500 which...
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Volvo S40/V40 - Identifying the chassis type

johna posted a discussion 12 months ago
1996 to 2004 Volvo S40 and V40 can be ordered with various suspension offers, either Comfort, Dynamic or Sport. The type is recorded in a 6-digit code that is located in position "G" of the VIN...
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Finally picked up and saw my new V40 for the first time

johna posted about 2002 Volvo V40 2.0 12 months ago
It's been over two weeks since I bought this car, and today I finally got to see it and drive it home. As I mentioned in my last post, I bought it sight-unseen and had it towed to a repairer as...
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Replacing drive shafts, Volvo S40/V40 AW55-50/51SN

johna posted a KB article 1 year ago
Drive shaft right-hand side, replace Removal Removing drive shaft nuts Remove: -the wheel cover -the drive shaft nut. Removing the wheel and splash guards...
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Centre nut, drive shaft and tightening torque (Volvo S40/V40)

johna posted a discussion 1 year ago
Hint: Applies to 1998-2000: If the lock nut which was installed in step 3 (B) does not remain in place or was replaced during a repair, flanged nut (P/N 3089 6406) must be used with the same...
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Replacing drive shafts, Volvo S40/V40 AW55-50/51SN

johna posted a KB article 1 year ago
Drive shaft left-hand side, replace Special tools: 999 5633 Removal Removing drive shaft nuts Remove: -the hub cap -the drive shaft nut and washer. Removing the...
johna posted a reply 1 year ago 2

I bought a 2002 Volvo V40 sight-unseen

johna posted about 2002 Volvo V40 2.0 1 year ago
I saw a post on a Volvo forum for a V40 that had an issue with abnormal noise, possibly coming from the driveshafts. It looked interesting so I sent an email to the seller. I didn't get a reply...
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2001 Volvo V40 for auction in QLD

johna posted a discussion 1 year ago
Seen for auction in QLD is this gold 2001 Volvo V40 non-turbo automatic. It is mostly described as good condition except needing front end and brake work. Mileage is 199,431 km. It is not on...
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Volvo V40 with interesting history for sale

johna posted a discussion 1 year ago
This 2004 2.0-litre non-turbo automatic Volvo V40 is currently listed for sale on Facebook. The ad says it has only 100,000 km and has been unregistered since December 2002, and that it has...
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Another damaged V40 for auction in VIC

johna posted a discussion 1 year ago
2001 Volvo V40 black non-turbo automatic with 209,152 km. At Manheim salvage vehicle auctions in Victoria. Not on the WOVR and looks like an easy repair. https://www.manheim.com...
johna posted a reply 1 year ago 1

Damaged V40 T4 at salvage auction in VIC

johna posted a discussion 1 year ago
This 1999 Volvo V40 T4 is for auction by Manheim in Victoria. T4's are becoming rarer in Australia, even more so now. This silver SE was automatic and had done only 136,541 km. Although not...
johna posted a reply 1 year ago 1

Low mileage V40 listed on Facebook Marketplace (NSW)

johna posted a discussion 1 year ago
This Volvo was recently listed for sale for $2,000 with a bit of damage and then marked as sold and has now hit the market again, presumably by a new owner, with less damage and a price of $5,670...
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Damaged 2002 Volvo V40 for auction by Manheim Melbourne

johna posted a discussion 1 year ago
Grey 2002 Volvo V40 SE with 2.0-litre non-turbo engine and automatic transmission. Mileage is unknown. There is significant damage to one side of the car, but it is not on the WOVR....
johna posted a reply 1 year ago 1

Cheap Volvo V40 2.0 on Gumtree in NSW

johna posted a discussion 1 year ago
Spotted on Gumtree is this 2002 phase 2 Volvo V40. It's a non-turbo 2.0 with automatic transmission and 192,000 km on the clock, although the odometer has stopped working according to the seller...
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Damaged 2002 Volvo V40 at Manheim auctions Victoria

johna posted a discussion 1 year ago
This phase 2 2002 Volvo V40 non-turbo automatic is being auctioned by Manheim Victoria starting 17 February. Damage is listed as hail damage, light front impact and light rear impact. Mileage...
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Volvo V40 T4 seen for sale in VIC

johna posted a discussion 1 year ago
This 1998 manual Volvo V40 T4 was for sale 7 months ago and is now for sale again for A$4000. It is now at 324,000 km and unregistered. https://www.facebook...
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2000 Volvo V40 2.0 sold

johna posted a discussion 1 year ago
This phase 2 V40 2.0 SE looks to have been for sale back in 2020 at a Volvo dealership in Sydney. At that time it had 156,944 km. It is black with automatic transmission. Price may have...
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2003 Volvo V40 2.0 Se 5 Sp Automatic 4d Wagon Sold

For sale · AUD 2,000.00 · New South Wales, Australia
johna posted a buy & sell 1 year ago
Not mine - spotted on Gumtree. One owner with log books. In reasonable condition and has only traveled 106 000 km some damage on the drivers rear door. Runs and drives well. Please refer to pics...
johna posted a reply 1 year ago 1

Volvo V40 2.0T with blown head gasket project seen on Gumtree

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
This phase 2 automatic Volvo V40 2.0T is advertised on Gumtree NSW for A$1,200. It needs a new head gasket. It also needs a door repaint (or new door) and there are some other parts that look...
johna posted a reply 1 year ago 2

Spotted: Volvo V40 T4 for sale in Tasmania on Gumtree

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
Seen on Gumtree, a 1999 Volvo V40 T4 with B4194T engine and manual gearbox. Travelled 198,000 km and registered for half a year. Advertised price is $3,500. https://www.gumtree.com...
johna posted a reply 2 years ago 1

Damaged very low mileage Volvo V40 for auction by Manheim NSW

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
This 1998 Volvo V40 is being auctioned by Manheim in Sydney on 23 December 2022. It has done only 51,726 km. It has what looks to be fixable front-end damage and is not on the WOVR, so should...
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Understanding the Volvo S40/V40 VIN

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
From the VIN number you can identify the body style, what engine and gearbox the car had, emissions, and the model year (which may be different from the manufacturing year). Digit(s)...
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Volvo S40/V40: New Car Features 1998

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
(Reproduced from Volvo VIDA) S40/V40 overview S40/V40 T4 The 1998 model year will be dominated by the introduction of the high performance T4 model. The car is equipped with...
johna posted a reply 2 years ago 1

Volvo S40/V40 T4 engine differences - B4194T, B4194T2, B4204T5

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
T4 versions of the first-generation Volvo S/V40 have one of three different engines. This post attempts to clear up any confusion using information gathered mostly from Volvo's VIDA software....
johna posted a reply 2 years ago 1

Volvo V40 T4 spotted for sale in NSW

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
Found on Gumtree NSW is this early model (1998) Volvo V40 T4 with manual transmission for $3,500. It is grey in colour and has done around 167,000 km. It sounds like it is in good condition...
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2001 Volvo V40 2.0 (non-turbo) auto seen on Gumtree Tasmania

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
2001 Volvo V40 2.0 (non-turbo) auto seen on Gumtree Tasmania. Dark blue in colour and with 189,000 km. https://www.gumtree.com...
johna posted a reply 2 years ago 1

$3,900 2003 V40 in WA

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
This is the first V40 I've seen in white with body coloured mouldings. It's a 2003 model with automatic transmission and the non-turbo 2.0-litre engine. Mileage is 287,566 km. https://www...
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Cheap 2003 Volvo V40 seen for sale in QLD

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
Seen on Gumtree for $1,200 in Queensland is this 2003 Volvo V40 2.0 non-turbo (B4204S2) automatic. Looking good in silver with body-coloured mouldings. The owner mentions some scratches and...
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Volvo V40 T4 75th Anniversary Limited Edition (5AT)

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
On sale in Japan from 2 April 2002 was 200 limited edition Volvo V40s sold to commemorate Volvo's 75th anniversary. They have a "75" emblem on the front door, 16" BBS wheels, Xenon headlights, a...
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Someone got a bargain - A$1,100 Volvo V40 turbo in NSW

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
This 2002 Volvo V40 2.0T was advertised for $1,100 or near offer and sold the same day. It had done only 132,000km and had one month of registration. The seller said it had only a few faults...
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Super tourer Volvo V40 T4

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
I found this car that was listed for sale in NSW in 2015 but is no longer registered, at least with the same number plates. Adding it to the Super Tourer register. It's a 2000 model silver V40 T4...
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Manual Volvo V40 2.0 T seen for sale in WA

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
Seen for sale on Gumtree for $3,500 is this 2000 model Volvo V40 2.0 Turbo with B4204T2 engine. It is silver in colour and has done 190,000 km. Looks to be in good condition and the seller...
johna posted a reply 2 years ago 1

Another V40 T4 manual recent sale

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
This 1999 model Volvo V40 T4 with manual transmission recently sold having been listed for sale in Melbourne for a reasonably long time. It is maroon in colour and the mileage is 290,000...
johna posted a reply 2 years ago 1

Nice V40 for sale in Sydney

johna posted a discussion 2 years ago
I've seen this car around my area and always admired it. It certainly looks well cared for, as the seller says, and despite having done 300,000km it's looks in better condition than most of the V40s...
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