2006 Volvo S40

3 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 2006 Volvo S40

Official recalls have been issued for the 2006 Volvo S40 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Volvo service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Volvo customer service.


    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 08, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 416

    Summary: Volvo is recalling certain vehicles equipped with garmin 760 portable global positioning system (gps) units because the batteries on those units may overheat.

    Consequence: An overheated battery could lead to a fire.

    Actions: Volvo advises owners to please stop using the garmin portable gps device immediately, and visit the garmin website to determine if their unit is affected. The unit's battery will be replaced with a new battery and a spacer will be inserted on top of the battery next to the pcb. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on November 18, 2010. Owners may contact garmin at 866-957-1981 or visit garmin's website at www.garmin.com/nuvibatterypcbrecall. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V566000 »

  2. 2006 Volvo S40 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP NHTSA Campaign #08V033000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 28, 2008
    • Vehicles Affected: 23,000

    Summary: On certain vehicles sold in or currently registered in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia, reoccurring, long-term exposure to certain environmental conditions such as salty-wet conditions, it is possible for the pump electronic module (pem) to become corroded internally. This can cause a faulty signal to the fuel pump, resulting in low or no fuel pressure to the engine.

    Consequence: If this occurs, the check engine light may illuminate. In some cases, the vehicle may fail to start or may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the pem and install it in a new location to prevent corrosion. The recall began on February 20, 2008. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #08V033000 »

  3. 2006 Volvo S40 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE NHTSA Campaign #06V137000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 24, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,175

    Summary: On certain passenger vehicles equipped with T5 turbo engines, the polyamide tube in the fuel line is sensitive to the extreme temperatures that may occur in the area where the turbo/exhaust manifold is located.

    Consequence: This may potentially result in fuel line leakage. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.

    Actions: Dealers will change the fuel line material to teflon free of charge. The recall began on June 5, 2006. Owners may contact Volvo cars at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V137000 »

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