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Volvo S40n 2005
Volvo Cars Of N.a. Llc.
Safety incident date:
Dec 17, 2005
Westminster, MD

i own the 2005 s40. this is the second time in 2.5 months that my car has just decided not to start. the first time, it had just been serviced and i drove about 20 minutes to a gas station, shut off the engine and then it would not start. after a few tries it decided to start. i took it immediately back to dealer and they kept it for a day and said nothing wrong. in the mean times, a few days before the nst time the car failed to start, i thought i smelled something fire-like smoky, but figured must be my imagination. so the second time, i parked the car after driving about 45 minutes and the car would not restart. i did not continue to try to start it, because i want the dealer to see what it does and had it towed there. they said it could be a key malfunction or something wrong with the starter. i did find a recall on the 2005 s80 that seems to fit the description of my problems. i wonder if the s40 has the same starter problems as the s80. my car has been in repair for 2 days now. *nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle was not using anit-lock brakes. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Dealer's name: Koons Volvo . Dealer's telephone number: 4103633333 . Dealer's city: Owings Mills . Dealer's state code: MD. Dealer's zipcode: 21137 .