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V40
2017 Early

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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.

Electrical system

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.

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.