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Filling 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
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.
Opening and closing the bonnet
The bonnet can be opened using the handle in the passenger compartment and a handle under the bonnet.
Engine compartment overview
The overview shows some service-related components.
Topping up coolant
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.
Coolant — specifications
Prescribed grade: Ready-mixed coolant approved by Volvo. If concentrated coolant is used, mix with 50% water (of approved water quality, not salt water, etc.). Consult a Volvo dealer if unsure.
An approved engine oil must be used in order that the recommended service intervals and warranty can be applied.
Checking and filling with engine oil
The oil level is detected with the electronic oil level sensor.
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.