XC90 2.5T AWD L5-2.5L Turbo VIN 59 B5254T2 (2003)
Fluid - A/T: Procedures
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 (1 liter container), 116 1640-6 (4 liter container).
The difference between the MAX and MIN volumes is 0.2 liters. 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. Select the digital display parameter. Select the parameter for the gearbox oil
Preparing to check the oil level
Park the car on a level surface.
Apply the hand brake.
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.
Caution! Wipe the dipstick with a nylon cloth or similar. Do not use a cloth which may leave fluff or threads.
Low level (topping up)
Top up with oil through the dipstick pipe