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240 DL, 240 GL
Welcome to the world-wide family of Volvo owners. We trust that you will enjoy many years of safe driving in your Volvo, an automobile designed with your safety and comfort in mind. To ensure your satisfaction with this vehicle, we encourage you to familiarize yourself with the equipment descriptions, operating instructions, and maintenance requirements/recommendations in this manual. We also urge you and your passengers to wear seat belts at all times in this (or any other) automobile. And, of course, please do not operate a vehicle if you may be affected by alcohol, medication, or any impairment that could hinder your ability to drive.
Your Volvo is designed to meet all applicable safety and emission standards, as evidenced by the certification labels attached to the door opening sheet metal and on the left wheel housing in the engine compartment. For further information regarding these regulations, please contact your dealer.
© 1985, VOLVO CARS OF NORTH AMERICA
a Division of Volvo North America Corporation
|Instruments and controls||4|
|Ignition switch, turn signals||8|
|Windshield wipers, washer nozzles||10|
|Washer fluid reservoir||11|
|Rear window demister, heated seat, hazard warning flasher||12|
|Clock, ambient temperature gauge||14|
|Oil pressure gauge, voltmeter||15|
|Cigarette lighter, ash trays||16|
|Electrically operated windows||17|
|Heating and ventilation||18|
|Radios, AM-FM-FM stereo/tape players||21|
|Doors and locks||26|
|Rear doors, trunk lid, vent windows||27|
|Hood release, Long load storage||28|
|Rear/side view mirrors||29|
|Interior light, sun roof, fuel tank cap||30|
|Rear seat (wagon)||31|
|Cargo compartment (wagon)||33|
|STARTING AND DRIVING|
|Driving economy, shift indicator light||35|
|Starting the engine||36|
|Automatic transmission, brake system||43|
|Engine oil, Oil/oil filter change interval||52|
|Rear axle, power steering, brake fluid||62|
|Alternator, jump starting||65|
|Wheels and tires||72|
|Replacing wiper blades||76|
|Cleaning, anti-rust treatment||77|
|Long distance trips, cold weather||81|
|Volvo Service Manuals||94|
All information, illustrations and specifications contained in this manual are based on the latest product information available at the time of publication. Volvo reserves the right to make model changes at any time, or to change specifications or design, without notice and without incurring obligation.
Do not export your Volvo to another country before investigating that country's applicable safety and exhaust emission requirements. In some cases it may be difficult or impossible to comply with these requirements. Modifications to the emission control system(s) may render your Volvo non-certifiable for legal operation in the U.S., Canada and other countries.
The key number codes are stamped on a separate
tag supplied with the keys. This tag should be
separated from the key ring and kept in a safe
The double-sided tape on the back of the tag can be used to secure it safely.
In the event the original keys are lost, duplicates may be ordered from your Volvo dealer.