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The video above shows you how to replace the battery in your 2000 Volvo V40. We recommend changing the battery in Volvos every 4 years. Although some batteries last much longer, most batteries begin breaking down chemically after four years, so you could experience dimmer headlights and other negative effects before you have a dead battery in your V40 that you need to replace.
Replacing the battery in your V40 involves removing the terminals. When you reconnect the terminals, your radio presets are likely to be cleared out. In some V40s, you may need to re-enter a security code to get your radio to work again. Check for this code in your owners manual - it will usually be either a sticker or small card in the booklet. If you can't find it, call Volvo and they will give you the code for free. In many Volvos, the transmission "learns" how you drive over time and makes adjustments, so you may experience altered driving dynamics as your car re-learns your driving style after changing the battery.
Animals love the sweet smell of antifreeze, too bad it's toxic! Fix your minor leaks2000 Volvo V40 1.9L 4 Cyl. Turbo
If your car is leaking a small amount of power steering fluid - see this video on how to fix the leak2000 Volvo V40 1.9L 4 Cyl. Turbo
Many cars will burn or leak a little bit of oil. Over time, this adds up and you might need to add some - learn how to here!2000 Volvo V40 1.9L 4 Cyl. Turbo
On many cars, the high beam bulb runs at reduced power during the day - check 'em and change 'em!2000 Volvo V40 1.9L 4 Cyl. Turbo
Leaking coolant is usually a sign that your water pump needs to be replaced. This video shows you how to quickly plug it2000 Volvo V40 1.9L 4 Cyl. Turbo
Help keep your car as responsive as you are by maintaining proper power steering fluid levels2000 Volvo V40 1.9L 4 Cyl. Turbo