Most recently answered Volvo V50 2004 - 2012 questions
I'm thinking of replacing my Ford C-Max next year. The contenders are a Volvo V50, Skoda Octavia Estate or VW Passat Estate? What are the pitfalls of purchasing a high mileage vehicle (75,000+ miles and...
I'm thinking of replacing my 2012 diesel Volvo V50 with a 3 or 4 year old Porsche Macan. Should I go for the 2.0 petrol rather than the diesel variant? We will not be towing anything so don't need the...
I bought 2009 Volvo V50 on 11 November and it went to my Volvo garage for a service on 21 November. Pre-service showed numerous faults, some serious. I have contacted the trader asking for my money back...
Recently, I had an issue with my Volvo V50's fuse box/electrics smouldering causing smoke to enter the cab and the fire brigade being called. The car is now a write off and the insurance company will not...
I own a 2008 Volvo V50 1.6d. Whilst driving my car last week, I noticed an awful smell followed by thick smoke from under the dash. I pulled over and got out of the car and dialled 999. The fire brigade...
We recently bought a 2008 Volvo V50 SE Lux as a replacement for my wife’s 1997 Volvo S70 CD. The new car has a 2.4i petrol engine, whereas the old one had a 2.5 turbo petrol engine. I spent many hours...
I have owned my Volvo V50 since I bought it new in 2012. The car runs fine, but I am retiring soon and wondering if it is a good car to keep for long term reliability. To date it has been dealer maintained,...
I have a 2009 model Volvo V50 1.6 Drive SE (90,000 miles) which has developed turbo problems which I gather is common with this engine due to carbon buildup etc. I love the car but cannot afford to keep...
I need a diagnostic scanner to read/erase fault codes on my Volvo V50. I have seen some scanners that list most Volvo models but not the V50. Can you help?
There is an unidentified fluid leakage in the engine bay of my Volvo V50. Towing the caravan home on a hot day I thought there was a smell from under the bonnet. Looking into the engine bay from the front,...
 

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