Mine had an intermittent fault when travelling at a static 30 mph for example, the revs would rise to 4k (ie gears changing up) even though the speed remained static. I don't know what this upgrade may have done but I assume it will be a bug-fix for many small niggles. If there were any big issues I am sure there would have been a recall.Old Croc - can I ask what was the gearbox software upgrade to your V40, I'm having a problem with mine and wondered if a software problem may be causing it
When a car goes in to the main dealer for a fault, the dealer plugs the car in to see if the computer has stored any fault codes (records of any issues it has detected), as part of the check it will check for any upgrades to the software that are available and update them as necessary. A bit like when apple release iOS 7.1.5 etc.
They also do this as part of the standard service work.
I actually found a fault on a software update, the TFT screen it would not display speed in km/h a recall was then sent around for effected cars to go in for the update
Hi Karen,Hi Dennis,
Regarding the early 2013 V40 I have just bought one of these in Ireland. It has just been imported from UK and doesn't have km/h.
Did these recalls definitely happen? I'm in a barney with the dealer who sold me the car. They're not a Volvo dealer.
thanks very much