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XC40 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid
Topping up washer fluid
Washer fluid is used for cleaning the headlamps as well as the windscreen and rear window. Washer fluid with antifreeze must be used when the temperature is under the freezing point.
Brake fluid – specifications
Brake fluid is the medium in a hydraulic brake system that is used to transfer pressure from e.g. a brake pedal via a master brake cylinder, which in turn acts on the brake callipers.
Opening and closing the bonnet
The bonnet can be opened using the handle in the passenger compartment and a handle under the front edge of the bonnet. It is important to follow the instructions for closing and to check that the bonnet is fully closed if it has been open.
Engine compartment overview
The engine compartment contains several service-related parts.
The coolant cools the internal combustion engine to the correct operating temperature. The surplus heat can be used to heat the passenger compartment.
Topping up coolant
When topping up the coolant, follow the instructions on the packaging. Never top up with water only. The risk of freezing increases with both too little and too much coolant concentrate.
Only use engine oil of the prescribed quality. This is a requirement in order for the recommended service intervals and warranty to be applicable.
Checking and filling with engine oil
The oil level is measured electronically and is shown in the centre display.
Engine oil – specifications
Engine oil grade and volume for each respective engine alternative can be read in the table.
Fuses in engine compartment
Fuses in the engine compartment protect engine and brake functions, amongst other things.