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Can i replace a volvo s40 turbo engine with a regular non turbo volvo s40 engine. my mechanic says he can install the turbo from the toasted turbo engine on the non turbo engine but that he will have to disable the turbo so that the turbo serves only to let out exhaust from the engine

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NO TURBO NO TAKE OFF POWER.BY YOUR VOLVO BEING TURBO IT COME FROM THE FACTORY WITH TURBO.IF YOU DISCONNECT TURBO YOU WILL HAVE PCM CODE PROBLEMS.

Posted on Oct 25, 2010

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    IT CAN WORK BUT YOU WONT HAVE QUICK TAKE OFF POWER AND CHECK ENGINE LIGHT WILL STAY ON.

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THIS WILL TURN ON AND KEEP THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON, MOST OF THE ENGINE BLOCKS ARE THE SAME BUT ARE BUILT A LITTLE STRONGER TO WITHSTAND THE TURBO, IF HE CONNECTS THE TURBO AND YOU DONT BEAT ON THE MOTOR I THINH YOU WILL BE OKAY, HAVE HIM USE ALL THE OLD PARTS LIKE INTAKE INJECTORS OIL PAN EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND I THINK IT WILL BE FINE, HOPE THIS IS HELPFUL,

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Have your mechanic spend 30 minutes more finding you a replacement turbo motor. Then your car will be back to what it was. There are PLENTY of decent used s40 engines out there being sold by auto recyclers.

Posted on Dec 03, 2010

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Hello.I got my Volvo s40 2002.Its suppost to have a turbo build-in.But I cannot feel the difference,basically when is turbo starts working?Thanks!


The S 40 came with different size and spec engines and they were not all Turbo charged versions. The choice of engines available depends on which country you are in.

The turbocharger is driven by the engine's exhaust system and runs continuously but has minimal affect at low engine RPM. Unless the turbo has failed, you should feel the turbo effect kick in when you accelerate hard but there will be a brief lag .

If you have the turbo engine fitted to your 2002 model S40 you will have a " 1.9T " badge on the rear of your car under the S40 badge. The "T" designates Turbo. An engine designator badge without a "T" indicates it is not turbocharged.

The turbochargers on these S40 models will fail (especially if the car has done a lot of miles) so you should have your car examined if you feel the turbo is not functioning.

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