I hit a fire hydrant over the weekend. Luckily, i was only traveling about 5mph. My alignment is extremely off. About 1/4 turn to the left. Small amount of body damage. What are some internal/mechanical issues i may have. I drove the vehicle home. One more thing, the anti skid service required light is now home. What am i looking at repair wise? Ty for your opinions and advice

5

Asked by May 27, 2013 at 02:40 PM about the 2010 Volvo S40 T5 R-Design

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2 Answers

216,805

You can wait till your insurance adjuster inspects the vehicle. Suspension components will be bent or broken, frame damage? ABS sensors and brakes are compromised. Don't drive it till you get it into the shop. Cost wise will cost you your deductible, or can I assume you didn't report this accident ? Hard to say without looking at the vehicle.

24,575

I think you'll make out just fine, much better than I did when I pulled a totally unplanned semi-Dukes of Hazzard move with my previous 2006 Volvo S40 with a raised section of a city street that was not visible. Car bottomed out, cracked front axle = $5,000 worth of repairs - $500.00 deductible. However, Volvo repairs are NOT cheap and even your minor accident will likely exceed your deductible (assuming $500.00). I'd report it to the insurance company..did you skid into the hydrant? Things would go better if it can be determined that you were NOT at fault in this situation.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • What could be causing service engine light to illuminate? 17 answers

    2003 Volvo S40 1.9T

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Timing Belt or New Car? That is the Question. 7 answers

    I have a 2001 s40 with 71,000. It will cost $2800 to repair. I'd prefer to fix it, but not if it's going to open a whole new can of worms. Any advice is greatly appreciated.

    2001 Volvo S40

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • check engine light 3 answers

    I brought the car to 3 different mechanics to kill the check engine light. Each time it only stopped for one day. The light came back on the next day. They said because they did not have the right ...

    2003 Volvo S40

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Problem with the timing 1 answer

    Three months or so ago, the otherwise well-running engine developed a rattling noise. Suddenly, without any apparent cause it began sounding like, what my mechanic called, “a typewriter”. I drove wi...

    1998 Volvo S40

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Getting an '07 S40 2.4i, what should I expect? 7 answers

    I am in the market for a newer (2007 and up) used car. I came across a 2007 S40 2.4i. 85,000 miles (mostly hwy it looks like), clean carfax (3 owners though, 1 of which only had it for a month), look...

    2007 Volvo S40 2.4i

    -

    General

S40

Looking for a Used S40 in your area?

CarGurus has 1,225 nationwide S40 listings starting at $1,995.

ZIP:

Search Volvo S40 Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Volvo S40 Experts

#1 venom5150
venom5150
Reputation 690
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 320
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 280
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volvo S60
142 Great Deals out of 7,740 listings starting at $1,988
Used Volvo S80
39 Great Deals out of 1,120 listings starting at $2,000
Used Volvo XC90
106 Great Deals out of 6,184 listings starting at $895
Used BMW 3 Series
1,533 Great Deals out of 39,676 listings starting at $1,495
Used Volvo C30
14 Great Deals out of 246 listings starting at $1,775
Used Honda Accord
1,082 Great Deals out of 76,813 listings starting at $1,395
Used Honda Civic
938 Great Deals out of 68,324 listings starting at $1,500
Used Audi A4
335 Great Deals out of 12,414 listings starting at $950
Used Volkswagen Jetta
558 Great Deals out of 31,125 listings starting at $1,000
Used Volvo V50
12 Great Deals out of 215 listings starting at $2,500
Used Volvo XC60
116 Great Deals out of 6,230 listings starting at $8,550
Used Toyota Camry
1,200 Great Deals out of 93,148 listings starting at $700
Used Volvo XC70
61 Great Deals out of 1,341 listings starting at $2,500
Used Volvo C70
41 Great Deals out of 727 listings starting at $2,588
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
827 Great Deals out of 31,306 listings starting at $2,200

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Volvo S40 T5 R-Design For Sale
9 listings starting at $8,950
2010 Volvo S40 T5 R-Design For Sale
4 listings starting at $8,995
2009 Volvo S40 T5 R-Design For Sale
3 listings starting at $8,900