XC70 L5-2.5L Turbo VIN 59 B5254T2 (2003)
Note! Use only transmission fluid according to specifications.
Checking the oil level
Check transmission fluid level according to: Oil level, checking See: Transmission and Drivetrain/Automatic Transmission/Transaxle/Service and
Repair/Procedures/Transmission Oil Level - Checking.
Transmission Oil Level - Checking
Oil level, checking
Warning! Avoid skin contact with the transmission fluid.
Note! Use only transmission oil, Volvo P/N 116 1540-8 (1liter container), 116 1640-6 (4liter container).
The difference between the MAX and MIN volumes is 0.2 litres. Check the oil temperature in the gearbox.
At room temperature (+20 °C) the oil level is close to the MIN mark on the "cold area".
At room temperature (+20 °C) and low oil level the oil barely reaches the dipstick.
The "cold range" (+40 °C) is reached after approximately 15 minutes idling in the workshop, while the "hot range" (+80 °C) is reached after
approximately 30 minutes highway driving at an air temperature above +15 °C.
Note! Carry out the check at an oil temperature of +80 °C. Go to car communication. Select the digital display parameter. Select the parameter
for the gearbox oil temperature.
Preparing to check the oil level
Park the car on a level surface.
Apply the handbrake.
Apply the foot brake.
Let the engine idle.
Move the gear selector lever to position P.
Move the gear selector through all positions. Wait in each position for approximately 3seconds
Move gear selector to position P and wait approximately 2 minutes before checking the oil level.
The dipstick must be pushed down as far as possible into the dipstick tube.