The low speed was not working. We work hard to build a great website for car parts, so start perusing and see what you find. My symptoms were a noticeable drop in engine power while cruising. It's possible you may need to replace your water pump. Replaced thermostat, coolant recovery tank. Replaced a torn engine mount. Volvo has issued an extended warranty for this piece due to numerous problems.
About Engine Coolant Thermostats Your engine coolant thermostat sits between the engine and the radiator, in a thermostat housing. This was detected during a normal service interval. Leaking coolant is one of the more common types of fluid leaks on S40s. My car is a 2001 S40 with 90K miles, and is in general very well maintained. I ended up removing the whole housing and took it onto my workbench and found old baked on hard oil from a previous leak had not been cleaned off so when the new 'O' ring was fitted it was torn going over the crusty oil. The noise could be fom a worn shiny alternator drive belt, a noisy pulley wheel, a worn water pump or some other source. Over time, the heating and cooling cycle causes expansion and contraction of engine components, and this causes the gaskets to crack and eventually leak.
. I am glad cn90 put the info on about reversing the retaining bar, as I had forgotten about that. Fault recurred 4 times over 6 months. Remove the housing then remove old thermostat. One week later same dash warning appeared. As it turned out the bolts were fine and I just straightened the retainer and re-used it if I remember correctly.
Good luck - please do let us know how you get on. Volvo Thermostat part 271664, Volvo Coolant Temp. If you are going to drain the system, remove radiator drain plug it's located there at the passenger side of radiator and refill system. Do let us know how you get on. I went for regular maintenance, technician discovered other problems. In a compression test the spark plugs are removed and a pressure tester is either screwed int the spark plug hole or held against it.
If you would like to return an item or have questions about the process, please and one of our customer service experts will be happy to help. If coolant sprayed onto the back of the engine it had to come from somewhere, and that somewhere should not be all that difficult to figure out. Tools needed: Flat blade screwdriver to remove hose clamps Socket wrench T-40 torx drive socket 19mm open end wrench to remove Coolant Temp. Coolant sprayed onto back left corner passenger of engine and approx 1 pint of coolant leaked onto ground near front passenger side tire. With any aging engine, eventually you will notice the sweet smell of burning radiator fluid against the engine block as the gasket between the thermostat housing and the engine block starts to break down. Country of Manufacture: Italy Manufacture Quality: Aftermarket Shipping Weight lbs : 0.
Flushed fuel and transmission fluids, replaced air filter that might have caused error. Solved by replacing oil level sensor and reduction in oil level - dpf regeneration issue, though dealer did not admit. If your car is more than five years old and out of warranty, buying aftermarket brands is a great way to save money. It was covered under a warranty extended specifically for that problem. How much coolant was left in the radiator after the leak? Had to be towed to the dealer.
Garage said it was throttle valve assembly, which was replaced. A pressure test of the cooling system is done by attaching a pump and pressure gauge in place of the radiator cap and pressurizing the cooling system and seeing if it holds operating pressure. Set the parking brake or place a wheel chuck behind a rear tire to secure it on the stands. May have been associated with switch from regular to synthetic oil. Complete shipping and return policy information can be found in our.
I'll be away from the forum for 3 weeks now, but do post how you get on. Mechanic originally forgot to read the code. The dealer replaced 3 relays but the problem continued, particularly in traffic. Labor rate high for accessing hose. I got a code reader, looked it up myself, went on line and quarried the forums and found the problem.
Problem was a shorted sensor in oil pan. Fitting the housing back on was a little fiddly to keep the gasket in place. To fill the radiator, I put coolant in the overflow container. This information is only a summary. If the screw cannot be removed without causing damage, then you'll need to get a new or used replacement housing complete with a working bleed screw. Axle could have been damaged from pot hole from hell. We proudly offer a 1 year warranty on all Proparts Sweden products, getting your car back on the road and keeping it there at a great price.