So it turns out that the immobilizer is ok and programed correctly. Though that being said, now I'm at a loss of what direction to go until the weather gets colder and I can test my theory. The engine wont start until the airbag is replaced. I have power to everything and everything works perfect locks, windows, radio but the car won't start and the immobilizer indicator light is flashing. If you swap it in, do the steering wheel controls work? Didn't think too much about it at 1st but then realized I could get the belt off without taking the pulley off. There was no mention of any code needed for the radio.
The Volvo dealership says Volvo now they didn't specify any particular year of Volvo are blowing headlights so frequently, that the customer reps keep headlight bulbs in their desk drawers and replace them for free. Took 1 plug out ,rolled to tdc and suddenly crank pully mark is at 4 o clock position ,it has a splined crank and belt pully ,no key way ,What happened? Posted on Jun 17, 2009 Some cars do not have a dipstick for the transmission, they have two plugs on the side of the trans, one to fill, one to drain. Since safety lights headlight and taillights are an issue with the problem I'm having with my car and the Volvo dealership says it's a common Volvo problem, I thought I should pass this by your site to see what you have heard. I then entered the code and Hey Presto It worked. Once finished replacing the belt, tensioners pulley etc,just line up everything per the procedure and then once belt tension is set rotate the engine a few times slowly by hand to make sure everything pistons and valves can move without without hitting each other. I found it starts better in cold weather. For more information, refer to this page:.
The body control module talks to the other computer and that is why it wont start. I suggest you try this too. I am noticing that it is only acting up when the weather is colder because now that its back up into the 90's, its struggling less and I'm able to start it without much of an issue. The total sales of the 2002 Volvo S40 in the United States are 13,840 units. I couldn't have done it without the cam locking tool though.
So obviously the problem wasn't with the speakers. My husband took my car to a local car audio shop and had the radio installed, and it worked great! I'm doing the swap because one channel of my cassette player doesn't work also the volume up and down was a bit cranky and where it wouldn't go the right direction so here I am with a replacement and I'm going to swap back to see if the controls resume working so the answer is yes then I have to decide what the heck to do. I have a Volvo V70 that I bought recently and it had the same problem. He also informed that the whole panel with the three knobs speed,temperature,direction was an integrated system and the whole thing needed to be replaced. The following chart shows the 13 most common problems for 2002 Volvo S40.
Some have 2 marks on them, one for hot, one for cold. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system 5 problems. Close the drain plug and refill from the Coolant Tank on the inner fender well. Otherwise it's a trip to Volvo. There was never an accident these are just ongoing things and the suspension may cause an accident and check engine light is hard to get passed for inspection in nc. I just wondering if I have to take the new key into the dealer to get reprogrammed or the whole car or can I pull a code from somewhere myself.
Did you also get a different key with the steering column? The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's electrical system 5 problems. I know they tried reloading the software, but I don't believe that's your issue- a dealer needs to pair the car with the radio- ask about this at another dealer as apparently the one you took it to didn't do the right procedure at least this is what I think. This is a well thought out car. If there was no airbag deployment then the headlights being shorted or the other lights on the front being shorted are causing problems with the body control module. I took the vehicle to the dealer twice and then contacted the Volvo customer care department following an incident when the vehicle shut off while I was in a very busy intersection in town.
Otherwise it's a trip to Volvo. I am noticing that it is only acting up when the weather is colder because now that its back up into the 90's, its struggling less and I'm able to start it without much of an issue. Fill it with the engine off then start it up and finish filling to the full line on the coolant tank. Volvo had the car for an extended period of time and said while they could not determine the problem, they replaced several parts. Answered on Oct 26, 2015 There will be a drain plug in the bottom of the Radiator so you can drain the old Coolant out.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic with 8 problems. Not knowing what happened, what should I do now? I just wondering if I have to take the new key into the dealer to get reprogrammed or the whole car or can I pull a code from somewhere myself. The following chart shows the 13 most common problems for 2002 Volvo S40. It only happens sometimes now, but even though it was my first time changing out spark plugs, I'm confident that I gapped them correctly and am using a plug of good enough quality. He told the next step was to replace the knob that regulates the speed.
Recheck the timing marks after you rotate the crank a few times as well. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2002 S40 is 34 while the average number of problems reported for the 12 model years of the Volvo S40 is 53. Did you also get a different key with the steering column? My husband and I are both in law enforcement and know firsthand the devastation of car crashes. I was a little skeptical until I needed to pass a car on the freeway. If you find it, and it is low, make sure you get the right oil back in there, there are about 15 different kinds, most have standardized to one type. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2002 S40 is 34 while the average number of problems reported for the 12 model years of the Volvo S40 is 53.