Servicing Volvo S60, V60, XC60, S80, V70, XC70, XC90, S40, V50, C30, C70 with 2.4D, D3, D4 and D5 Scheduled Plan (2005 to 2015)

by: Alexandra M.

All you need to know to service your Volvo S60, V60, XC60, S80, V70, XC70, XC90, S40, V50, C30, C70 with the 2.4D, D3, D4 and D5 Diesel 5 cylinder Diesel engines, according to the Official Volvo Scheduled Service Plan / Servicing Plan / Maintenance Plan.

This guide is for the 5 cylinder diesel engines ONLY made after year 2005 with engine codes beginning in D5204T or D5244Tx, with x higher than 2 (D5244T3 and so on).

If your car is an older D5 engine (engine code D5244T and D5244T2) or a 4 cylinder Diesel engine, check our Volvo Maintenance Plans List for the correct plan.

All the information in this article is in accordance with the Servicing Schedule Plan specified by Volvo. Nevertheless, you should allways confirm with your car owners manual before any servicing.

Every one year or 30.000 kms / 18.000 miles schedule service interval:

1. Change engine oil and oil filter
2. Parking brake: Check and adjust if needed
3. Check tire pressure and check tires for damage
4. Check brake pads and brake discs wear (minimum thickness of front brake pads: 3 mm/0,12″. minimum thickness of rear brake pads: 2 mm/0,8″)
5. Check the Engine for oil and water leaks
6. Gearbox, power train, drive shafts – check for oil leaks and play – In event of leakage from the gearbox, check the gearbox oil level
7. Fluid levels on engine compartment – check and adjust brake oil fluid level, power steering fluid level, windscreen washer fluid level, engine antifreeze / coolant level
8. Exterior lights: Check all lights and replace if needed. Align headlamps.
9. Replace the passenger compartment ventilation filter
10. Drain condensation from the fuel filter
11. Check  windscreen / windshield washer fluid level and wipers condition.
12. If the car have Automatic transmission/gearbox, check if the park / neutral position (PNP) switch is ok
13. Battery – check the pole pieces, electrolyte level and battery mounting
14. Lubricate the hinges of the doors, hood and detachable tow bar (if present)
15. Reset the service reminder indicator to zero.

Additionally every two years or 60.000 kms / 36.000 miles schedule service interval:

1. If the car have Automatic gearbox (AW55-50), replace the automatic transmission oil.
2. Replace the diesel fuel filter.
3. Check drive shafts for play and rubber damage.
4. Brake lines, fuel lines – check for leakage of brake oil / fuel, and damage on the lines.
5. Front suspension, Rear suspension and steering system – check for signs of wear.
6. If AWD, check for leaks in Final drive, bevel gear and Propeller shaft, pilot bearing, universal joint.
7. Replace the engine Air filter cleaner (ACL) and clean the engine air filter housing
8. Replace the Brake Oil fluid
9. If D5204Tx engine: Replace Outer Auxiliary belt and belt tensioner (or ten years)

Additionally every ten years or 90.000 kms / 72.000 miles, schedule service interval:

1. If D5244Tx engine: Replace Outer Auxiliary belt and belt tensioner

Additionally every ten years or 120.000 kms / 72.000 miles, schedule service interval:

1. If D5204Tx engine: Replace Outer Auxiliary belt and belt tensioner, Replace Inner Auxiliary belt and belt tensioner, Replace Timing belt, belt tensioner and idler pulley.

Additionally every ten years or 180.000 kms / 108.000 miles, schedule service interval:

1. If D5244Tx engine: Replace Outer Auxiliary belt and belt tensioner, Replace Inner Auxiliary belt and belt tensioner, Replace Timing belt, belt tensioner and idler pulley.

This maintenance plan is suitable for the following model years:

– Volvo S60, S80, V70, XC70, XC60, XC90 D5 185 hp D5244T4, made / sold in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009
– Volvo S80, V60, V70, XC70, XC60 D5 205 hp D5244T10, made / sold in 2009, 2010 and 2011
– Volvo S80, S60, V60, V70, XC70, XC60 D5 Man 215 hp D5244T11, made / sold in 2012, 2013 and 2014
– Volvo S80, V70, XC70, XC60 D5 Auto 175 hp D5244T15, made / sold in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
– Volvo S60, S80, V70, XC70, XC60, XC90 2.4D 163 hp D5244T5, made / sold in 2007, 2008, and 2009
– Volvo S80, V70, XC70, XC60 2.4D 175 hp D5244T14, made / sold in 2010
– Volvo S80, V70 2.4D 163 hp D5244T19, made / sold in 2010
– Volvo S80, S60, V60, V70, XC70, XC60 D3 163 hp D5204T2, made / sold in 2011
– Volvo S80, S60, V60, V70, XC60 D3 136 hp D5204T7, made / sold in 2013 and 2014
– Volvo S60, V60, S80, V70, XC70, XC60 D3, D4 163 hp D5204T3, made / sold in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
– Volvo S60, V60, V70, XC70, XC60 D4 163 hp D5244T17, made / sold in 2013, 2014 and 2015
– Volvo V70, XC70, XC60 D4 AWD 181 hp D5244T12, made / sold in 2014 and 2015
– Volvo XC70, XC60 2.4D 163 hp D5244T16, made / sold in 2010 and 2011
– Volvo XC70, XC60 D4 181 hp D4204T5, made / sold in 2014 and 2015
– Volvo S60, V70 2.4D 122 hp D5244T6, made / sold in 2005, 2006
– Volvo S60, V70 2.4D 126 hp D5244T7, made / sold in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009
– Volvo XC90 D5 200 hp D5244T18, made / sold in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
– Volvo S40, V50 D5 163 hp D5244T9, made / sold in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Volvo C30, C70, S40, V50 D5 180 hp D5244T8, made / sold in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Volvo C30, C70, S40, V50 D5 180 hp D5244T13, made / sold in 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Volvo C30, C70, S40, V50 D3 150hp made / sold in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
– Volvo C30, C70, S40, V50 D4 177hp made / sold in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014