All work on these systems should be performed by an authorized Volvo retailer. Attempting to do so may result in serious personal injury. The shift pattern should be followed. Power-assisted rack and pinion steering. Keep in mind the following: Make it a rule to have the air quality sensor activated at all times. For further information regarding these regulations, please consult your Volvo retailer. Vehicle loading The tires on your Volvo will perform to specifications at all normal loads when inflated as recommended on the tire information label located on the inside of the fuel filler door.
If the knob is set to 0, the air conditioning function is automatically disengaged. Driving with the trunk open: Driving with the trunk open could lead to poisonous exhaust gases entering the passenger compartment. Audible alarm signal An audible alarm signal is given by a battery powered siren. Cold starts When driving before the engine has reached its normal operating temperature, the transmission will shift up at a slightly higher engine speeds to heat the three-way catalytic converter as quickly as possible. Accelerating immediately after selecting a gear will cause harsh engagement and premature transmission wear. Transmission Oil grade: Manual: Volvo synthetic transmission oil Automatic: Volvo transmission oil 1161540-8 Different types of oil should never be mixed. Check that the hood locks properly when closed! Air distribution Use the air distribution control positions marked with dots between the different symbols to fine-tune air distribution for maximum comfort.
Refrigerant Volvo cares about the environment. The battery contains acid that is both corrosive and poisonous. The maintenance services contain several checks which require special instruments and tools and therefore must be performed by a qualified technician. Under no circumstances should gasoline, naphtha or similar cleaning agents be used on the plastic or the leather since these can cause damage. Fold the backrest as follows: Move the seat as far back as possible. Volvo has no control over the accuracy of the data or information.
Have the car towed to a Volvo retailer and have the brake system inspected. The system also monitors your particular driving style and adapts gear shifting accordingly. Any interference in the system could cause malfunction and serious injury. Improperly used, any of these could cause a distraction. The seat should be adjusted so that the brake pedal can be depressed fully.
They should be removed when the winter driving season has ended. Do not needlessly expose yourself to these chemicals. This button must also be pressed when the key is folded back into the slot in the side of the remote control unit. These professional technicians are best able to analyze vehicle problems and perform the necessary service procedures to keep your Volvo at peak operating condition. It senses and adapts each gear shift for optimal performance.
They must be properly placed and secured in the mat clips. This system is based on a number of sensors that continuously monitor factors such as the car's lateral and vertical movements, speed, and movements of the wheels. The filter cannot be cleaned and therefore should always be replaced with a new one. Selecting P or N when idling at a standstill for prolonged periods of time will help prevent overheating of the automatic transmission fluid. Modifications to the emission control system s may render your Volvo not certifiable for legal operation in the U.
Consult your Volvo retailer about the types of wheels that may be mounted on R-models. Please refer to the following pages regarding specific descriptions and operation of these functions. In some cases it may be difficult or impossible to comply with these requirements. The center identifies the oil's viscosity. Please note that the use of daytime running lights is mandatory in Canada. After use, the handle must be pushed back into its original position before the trunk can be closed. The jack should be kept well- greased.
The fluid should be replaced once a year or every 15,000 miles 24,000 km when driving under extremely hard conditions mountain driving, etc. If there is a longer scratch, you may want to protect surrounding paint by masking it off. Minor scratches can be repaired by using Volvo touch-up paint. Never use P while the car is in motion. Button 3 Approach light : Press this button when approaching the car at night to light up the interior courtesy light, parking lights, license plate lights and the lights in the sideview mirrors. The tire temperature rises after driving just a few miles. This maintenance program contains inspections and services necessary for the proper function of your car.