Volvo 245 1978 Owners Manual PDF | Page 37

1978 Volvo 242 244 245
1 9 7 8
VOLVO
242, 244, 245
pg. 30 Service inspection
Service Inspection
To ensure proper operation the car should be taken to a Volvo dealer between the first 600-1,200 miles
(1,000-2,000 km) for a service inspection. The oil in the engine, transmission and rear axle will then be
changed. This is very important since the oil rapidly collects impurities during the break in period.
Every Volvo engine is test driven prior to delivery. Volvo is therefore assured that all clearances are
satisfactory. See also "Break in period" on the next page.
pg. 31 Break in period
STARTING AND DRIVING
A new car should be broken in!
Manual transmission
During the break in period do not exceed the following speeds:
First 600 miles (1,000 km)
1st gear 20 mph (30 km/h)
2nd gear 30 mph (50 km/h)
3rd gear 50 mph (80 km/h)
4th gear 70 mph
1
(110 km/h)
1
1) 80 mph (130 km/h) with overdrive engaged. Do not use overdrive below 45 mph.
600-1,200 miles (1,000-2,000 km)
1st gear 25 mph(40 km/h)
2nd gear 45 mph (70 km/h)
3rd gear 60 mph (100 km/h)
4th gear 80 mph
2
(130 km/h)
2
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Volvo 245 1978 Owners Manual Summary of Content

1978 Volvo 242 244 2451 9 7 8 VOLVO 242, 244, 245 pg. 30 Service inspection Service Inspection To ensure proper operation the car should be taken to a Volvo dealer between the first 600-1,200 miles (1,000-2,000 km) for a service inspection. The oil in the engine, transmission and rear axle will then be changed. This is very important since the oil rapidly collects impurities during the break in period. Every Volvo engine is test driven prior to delivery. Volvo is therefore assured that all clearances are satisfactory. See also "Break in period" on the next page. pg. 31 Break in period STARTING AND DRIVING A new car should be broken in!Manual transmission During the break in period do not exceed the following speeds: First 600 miles (1,000 km) 1st gear 20 mph (30 km/h) 2nd gear 30 mph (50 km/h) 3rd gear 50 mph (80 km/h) 4th gear 70 mph1 (110 km/h)1 1) 80 mph (130 km/h) with overdrive engaged. Do not use overdrive below 45 mph. 600-1,200 miles (1,000-2,000 km) 1st gear 25 mph(40 km/h) 2nd gear 45 mph (70 km/h) 3rd gear 60 mph (100 km/h) 4th gear 80 mph2 (130 km/h) 2 file:///K|/ownersdocs/1978/1978_242_244_245/78242244245_02.htm (1 of 11)12/22/2006 10:11:26 PM