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looking into buying a used s40 2005-2007

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looking into buying a used s40 2005-2007

Post by Mikele82 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:56 pm

What should I check for ?
any common issues ?



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Re: looking into buying a used s40 2005-2007

Post by feliciano » Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:30 am

Mikele82 wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:56 pm
What should I check for ?
any common issues ?
check for leaks around the lower radiator hose those things tend to leak and cause overheating issues and blown head gaskets. check the timing belt for wear and possible oil leak from the cam seals. if its turbo take the lower air pipe off and check for oil in the hose.
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