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V40 Cross Country
Starter battery - replacement
The starter battery should be replaced by an authorised workshop.
Engine oil - checking and filling
The oil level is detected with the electronic oil level sensor.
Fuses - general
All electrical functions and components are protected by a number of fuses in order to protect the car's electrical system from damage by short circuiting or overloading.
The electrical system is single-pole and uses the chassis and engine casing as a conductor.
Engine compartment - overview
The overview shows some service-related components.
Washer fluid - filling
Washer fluid is used for cleaning the headlamps and windows. Washer fluid with antifreeze must be used when the temperature is below freezing point.
Engine compartment - checking
Some oils and fluids should be checked at regular intervals.
Coolant - grade and volume
Approved coolant volume for each respective engine alternative can be read in the table.
Engine oil - general
An approved engine oil must be used in order that the recommended service intervals can be applied.
Engine oil - grade and volume
Recommended engine oil grade and volume for each respective engine alternative can be read in the table.
Brake fluid - grade and volume
The medium in a hydraulic brake system is called brake fluid, and it is used to transfer pressure from e.g. a brake pedal via a master brake cylinder to one or more slave cylinders, which in turn act on a mechanical brake.
Fuses - in engine compartment
Fuses in the engine compartment protect engine and brake functions, amongst other things.
Battery - symbols
There are information and warning symbols on the batteries.
Coolant - level
The coolant cools the internal combustion engine to the correct operating temperature. The heat that is transferred from the engine to the coolant can be used to heat the passenger compartment. The coolant level must lie between the MIN and MAX marks on the expansion tank.
Battery - Start/Stop
Cars with Start/Stop function, in addition to the starter battery, are equipped with a support battery.
Starter battery - general
The starter battery is used to drive the starter motor and other electrical equipment in the car.
Brake and clutch fluid - level
Brake and clutch fluid level should be between the reservoir MIN and MAX marks.