Volvo 245 1978 Owners Manual PDF | Page 93

1978 Volvo 242 244 245
Number of cylinders 4
Bore 3.62" (92 mm)
Stroke 3.15" (80 mm)
Displacement 2.13 liters
Valves overhead
Valve clearance, inlet and exhaust at normal operating
temp.
0.012-0.020" (0.30-0.50 mm) when checking
0.010-0.018" (0.40-0.45 mm) when adjusting
*) With catalytic converter 101 hp/5200 rpm
**) With catalytic converter 111 ft. lbs (150 Nm)/2500
rpm
Cooling system
Type: Positive pressure, closed system
Thermostat begins to open at 189°F (87°C)
fully open at 207°F (97°C)
Fan belts, designation HC-38 X 925
Fuel system
The engine is equipped with fuel injection system.
pg. 83 Specifications
Ignition System
Firing order 1-3-4-2
Ignition setting, vacuum regulator disconnected, at 750 rpm
US models 12°+/-2° BTDC
Canada models 15°+/-2° BTDC
Spark plugs Volvo Part No. 273545-4 (or equivalent)
Spark plug gap 0.028-0.032" (0.7-0.8 mm)
Tightening torque 14.5-21.7 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm)
Distributor, direction of
rotation
Clockwise
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
12 V, negative ground.
Voltage-controlled alternator.
Single-wire system with chassis and engine used as conductors.
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Volvo 245 1978 Owners Manual Summary of Content

1978 Volvo 242 244 245Number of cylinders 4 Bore 3.62" (92 mm) Stroke 3.15" (80 mm) Displacement 2.13 liters Valves overhead Valve clearance, inlet and exhaust at normal operating temp.0.012-0.020" (0.30-0.50 mm) when checking 0.010-0.018" (0.40-0.45 mm) when adjusting*) With catalytic converter 101 hp/5200 rpm **) With catalytic converter 111 ft. lbs (150 Nm)/2500 rpmCooling systemType: Positive pressure, closed system Thermostat begins to open at 189F (87C) fully open at 207F (97C)Fan belts, designation HC-38 X 925Fuel system The engine is equipped with fuel injection system. pg. 83 Specifications Ignition System Firing order 1-3-4-2 Ignition setting, vacuum regulator disconnected, at 750 rpm US models 12+/-2 BTDC Canada models 15+/-2 BTDC Spark plugs Volvo Part No. 273545-4 (or equivalent)Spark plug gap 0.028-0.032" (0.7-0.8 mm)Tightening torque 14.5-21.7 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm)Distributor, direction of rotation ClockwiseELECTRICAL SYSTEM 12 V, negative ground. Voltage-controlled alternator. Single-wire system with chassis and engine used as conductors. file:///K|/ownersdocs/1978/1978_242_244_245/78242244245_04.htm (3 of 8)12/22/2006 10:11:30 PM