2000 Volvo S40 Suspension Service & Repair

2000 Volvo S40 Maintenance and Service Schedule

Not sure when or if your Volvo S40’s steering and suspension systems need service?

Is It Time For 2000 Volvo S40 Suspension Service?

During the first few years you had your 2000 Volvo S40, you probably enjoyed a smooth and steady ride. Lately, though, your ride’s been feeling a little bumpy. Maybe your S40 jolts, leans to one side, or makes an unusual noise when going over a speed bump. As soon as you notice that something’s “off” with your 2000 Volvo S40, bring it in for suspension and steering service. We'll pinpoint the problem.

The technicians at Firestone Complete Auto Care will start with a suspension inspection to diagnose your vehicle. We will examine the front and rear end suspension, shocks, damper springs, CV joints and axles, struts, bushings, chassis parts, wheel bearings, and the power steering system. We'll get to the root of the problem and, if your car needs steering and suspension repairs, we’ll go over the services you need and how much they will cost before we do any work. If parts of your Volvo S40 suspension or steering system need to be replaced because they're worn or damaged, we may also suggest a wheel alignment because installing new steering and suspension components may alter wheel angles and ride height.

Volvo S40 Replacement Shocks & Struts

Shocks and struts are important parts of your 2000 Volvo S40 suspension system. They influence the control and handling of the vehicle, keeping it from bottoming out. Shocks keep the car from bouncing too much and struts support the structure of the suspension. These components work together to limit vibration and keep your Volvo up off the ground. However, there’s no set schedule for when you should replace your S40’s shocks and struts since many factors can impact the wear rate and severity. A bouncy ride, swaying, or rocking back and forth could all be indicators of worn Volvo S40 shocks and struts. It’s a smart move to get your S40’s shocks and struts regularly checked out by a certified auto technician. Save yourself the shock of steering and suspension problems by scheduling an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care.

2000 S40 Steering & Suspension Questions

  • Does treadwear and tire pressure impact my S40's steering and suspension? Proper tire care can reduce strain on the suspension system, and also help you notice when you need new tires. A faltering steering and suspension system could lead to uneven tire wear.
  • Are routine tire rotations and wheel alignments important for my Volvo S40? Rotation and alignment are all about making small tweaks that have a big impact. Both services help ensure that the right amount of pressure is being applied to all tires and that the tires connect with the road how Volvo intended.
  • Does my Volvo S40 power steering fluid need to be checked? Have your power steering fluid inspected every few months or when you get an oil change. If your S40 is low on power steering fluid, we can fill it per Volvo's recommendations to help ensure proper suspension operation.

Schedule Volvo S40 Suspension Service

When your 2000 S40’s steering and suspension gives you grief, turn to Firestone Complete Auto Care. From CV joints to coil springs, your Volvo will be in expert hands. Schedule an appointment today.