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.
P3-1320-S60/V60-refilling washing fluid

Topping up the washer fluid takes place by opening the blue cap.

The windscreen and headlamp washers share a common reservoir.


When there is approx. 1 litre of washer fluid remaining in the reservoir, a message to top up the washer fluid will be shown in the combined instrument panel, together with the symbol P3/P4-1517-Washer fluid -symbol.

Prescribed grade: Washer fluid recommended by Volvo - with frost protection during cold weather and below freezing point.


Use Volvo genuine washer fluid or equivalent with a recommended pH of between 6 and 8, in working dilution (e.g. 1:1 with neutral water).


Use washer fluid with antifreeze when the temperature is below freezing to avoid freezing in the pump, reservoir and hoses.


  • Cars with headlamp washing: 5.4 litres.
  • Cars without headlamp washing: 4.0 litres.