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> Buying A Volvo V40 1.8 2002, Any pros and cons on this car?
Thomas Andersen
post Jan 29 2013, 03:06 AM
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This Volvo V40 1.8 122 HP 2002 model it has gone 98 500 mils / 159 000 km manual gear
What are the pros and cons with this model, what shall I look out for before I buy it?

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post Jan 29 2013, 07:18 AM
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If it is a GDI model with the mitsibushi lean burn engine listen for any rev variation at tickover, if it does this its not generally a problem, though it ca occasionally stall at the lights, but it means the valves need decoking. as the fuel is injected directly into the cylinders rather than through a carb or mixed with air prior to injecting you cant cure it in the conventional way with a fuel injection cleaner / redex type product, it can only be done with a head removal and manual cleaning which can cost a fair bit, if its a non GDI engine its not a problem. other than that I am on my second V40 (10th volvo) and quite happy with the cars generally.
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