Volvo 245 1978 Owners Manual PDF | Page 54

1978 Volvo 242 244 245
Horns -
Windshield wipers -
Level of windshield fluid -
The following should also be carried out regular intervals. Description on page
Washing
69
Polishing
69
Cleaning
69
Rust protection
69
pg. 48 Engine oil
A oil dipstick
B oil filler hole
Checking oil level
The oil level should be checked each time the fuel tank is refilled. Be sure the oil level is maintained
between the upper and lower marks on the dipstick. Low oil level can cause internal damage to the
engine and overfilling can result in high oil consumption. The distance between the dipstick marks
represents approx. 1 quart of oil.
To add oil or change oil
Add oil of the same kind as already used.
Capacity 4.0 US qts/3.4 Imp. qts incl. filter
Oil type: API Service SE classification.
Viscosity:
All year round SAE 10W-40, SAE 10W-30
Above +14°F (-10°C) SAE 20W-50
Replace: Between the first 600-1,200 miles and every 7,500 miles (or at least twice a year).
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1978 Volvo 242 244 245Horns - Windshield wipers - Level of windshield fluid - The following should also be carried out regular intervals. Description on pageWashing 69 Polishing 69 Cleaning 69 Rust protection 69 pg. 48 Engine oil A oil dipstick B oil filler holeChecking oil level The oil level should be checked each time the fuel tank is refilled. Be sure the oil level is maintained between the upper and lower marks on the dipstick. Low oil level can cause internal damage to the engine and overfilling can result in high oil consumption. The distance between the dipstick marks represents approx. 1 quart of oil. To add oil or change oil Add oil of the same kind as already used. Capacity 4.0 US qts/3.4 Imp. qts incl. filter Oil type: API Service SE classification. Viscosity: All year round SAE 10W-40, SAE 10W-30 Above +14F (-10C) SAE 20W-50 Replace: Between the first 600-1,200 miles and every 7,500 miles (or at least twice a year). file:///K|/ownersdocs/1978/1978_242_244_245/78242244245_03a.htm (7 of 15)12/22/2006 10:11:27 PM