Volvo 245 1978 Owners Manual PDF | Page 49

1978 Volvo 242 244 245
pg. 42 Gas station checks
Fuel RON 91
Octane rating 91
Unleaded fuel must be used for vehicles with catalytic converter.
Vehicles not equipped with catalytic converter can use leaded or unleaded gasoline. (See section on
"Fuel tank cap".)
Engine oil
Maintain oil level between the dipstick marks. The distance between the marks represents 1 quart (1
liter). Engine oil "For API service SE" SAE 10 W-40. (See section titled "Engine oil".)
Coolant
Maintain fluid level between MAX and MIN marks on expansion tank.
Mixture of 50% anti-freeze and 50% water should be used.
Washer fluid
Washer fluid reservoir.
Water and solvent (wintertime use windshield washer anti-freeze).
Brake fluid
Check that the level is above the MIN mark, without removing the cap.
Brake fluid DOT 4.
Battery
Electrolyte level 1/4" - 3/8" (5-10 mm) above plates. Use distilled water only. Never add acid.
WARNING!
battery gases are explosive if brought in contact with open flame or
sparks.
pg. 43 Engine B 21F
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Volvo 245 1978 Owners Manual Summary of Content

1978 Volvo 242 244 245pg. 42 Gas station checks Fuel RON 91 Octane rating 91 Unleaded fuel must be used for vehicles with catalytic converter. Vehicles not equipped with catalytic converter can use leaded or unleaded gasoline. (See section on "Fuel tank cap".) Engine oil Maintain oil level between the dipstick marks. The distance between the marks represents 1 quart (1 liter). Engine oil "For API service SE" SAE 10 W-40. (See section titled "Engine oil".) Coolant Maintain fluid level between MAX and MIN marks on expansion tank. Mixture of 50% anti-freeze and 50% water should be used. Washer fluid Washer fluid reservoir. Water and solvent (wintertime use windshield washer anti-freeze). Brake fluid Check that the level is above the MIN mark, without removing the cap. Brake fluid DOT 4. Battery Electrolyte level 1/4" - 3/8" (5-10 mm) above plates. Use distilled water only. Never add acid. WARNING! battery gases are explosive if brought in contact with open flame or sparks. pg. 43 Engine B 21F file:///K|/ownersdocs/1978/1978_242_244_245/78242244245_03a.htm (2 of 15)12/22/2006 10:11:27 PM