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Volvo V40 (1996 - 2004)

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Volvo V40, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Volvo V40. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Volvo V40 can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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What's covered

What's covered: 

Volvo S40 & V40 Petrol 1996-2004
Front wheel drive
Series –

S40 Sedan
V40 Wagon
incl. T4

Body – Sedan, wagon
Engine –

Petrol: 1.6-litre DOHC Turbo/non-Turbo (B4164S, B4164S2) 4-cylinder
Petrol: 1.8-litre DOHC Turbo & non-Turbo (B4184S, B4184S2/3) 4-cylinder
Petrol: 1.9-litre DOHC Turbo (B4194T, B4194T2) 4-cylinder
Petrol: 2.0-litre DOHC (B4204S, B4204S) 4-cylinder
Petrol: 2.0-litre DOHC Turbo (B4204T, B4204T2/3, B4204T5) 4-cylinder
Petrol: 1.8-litre DOHC (GDi) (B4184SM, B4184SJ) 4-cylinder

PLEASE NOTE that this manual is intended for vehicles built to UK specifications. Although it is useful when the products or systems are similar to those in other markets, there may still be significant differences, especially in areas concerned with safety and emission control.


Does not cover diesel or bio-fuel models
Does not cover new S40/V50 range introduced Mar 2004

Table of contents

Contents, General Information
Chapter 1: Routine maintenance and servicing
Chapter 2: Part A: Engine in-car repair procedures (except GDI)
Chapter 2: Part B: Engine in-car repair procedures (GDI)
Chapter 2: Part C: Engine removal and overhaul procedures
Chapter 3: Cooling, heating and ventilation systems
Chapter 4: Part A: Fuel system – except GDI engine
Chapter 4: Part B: Fuel system – GDI engine
Chapter 4: Part C: Exhaust and emission control systems
Chapter 5: Part A: Starting and charging systems
Chapter 5: Part B: Ignition system
Chapter 6: Clutch
Chapter 7: Part A: Manual transmission
Chapter 7: Part B: Automatic transmission
Chapter 8: Driveshafts
Chapter 9: Braking system
Chapter 10: Suspension and steering systems
Chapter 11: Bodywork and fittings
Chapter 12: Body electrical systems, Wiring diagrams, Reference

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