2000 Volvo S40 from North America
This car is not safe
Sudden acceleration going forward, with RPM up to 3000.
Sudden acceleration in reverse without being able to stop with brakes.
Head light bulb keeps going out.
Coolant fan will not shut off for over 30 minutes after the car is shut off.
Car vibrates and is very loud.
Brakes don’t work well some times.
The dealer charges for diagnostics, but never finds anything. Why aren’t these problems coming up on the computer after the fact? The dealer charges for diagnostics, but never finds anything.
Other car manufacturers have recalled cars for safety issues with sudden acceleration. Why isn’t Volvo concerned about this safety issue with the 2000 S40 cars?
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 15th December, 2009