Volvo S60, V70 – 2000 to 2004 – Servicing 2.4i, 2.0T, 2.4T, 2.5T, T5, R, Bi-Fuel Petrol Engines – Scheduled Plan

by: Alexandra M.

All you need to know to service your Volvo S60 and V70 petrol engine from 2000 to 2004, according to the Official Volvo Scheduled Service Plan / Servicing Plan / Maintenance Plan.

If you’re Volvo is a newer S60, V70 version, Diesel engine, or another Volvo model, 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 20.000 kms / 12.000 miles, you should:

– Replace the engine oil and oil filter
– Fluid levels on engine compartment – check and adjust brake oil fluid level, power steering fluid level, windscreen washer fluid level, engine antifreeze / coolant level
– Parking brake: check and adjust if needed
– Check that all exterior lights are working
– Washer / wipers for windshields and headlamps: check the function and for signs of wear
– Check the Engine  for oil and water leaks
– Gearbox, power train – check for oil leaks – In event of leakage from the gearbox, check the gearbox oil level
– Wheels and tyres – check for damage and signs of wear
– Drive shafts – check the play (starting from five years or 100.000 kms / 60. 000 miles)
– Drive shafts – check rubber bellows
– Brake pads and brake discs – check (Minimum brake pad thickness: Front……..3 mm/0.12″. Rear……..2 mm/0.08″.)
– Brake lines, fuel lines, fuel filter – check for leakage of brake oil / fuel, and damage on the lines
– Exhaust system – check for leakage and mounting points damage (starting from five years or 100.000 kms / 60. 000 miles)
– Front suspension and steering system – check for signs of wear (starting from five years or 100.000 kms / 60. 000 miles)
– Rear suspension – check for signs of wear (starting from five years or 100.000 kms / 60. 000 miles)
– If AWD: Final drive, bevel gear – check for leaks (Check the oil level if there is leakage.)
– If AWD: Propeller shaft, pilot bearing, universal joint – check for signs of wear (starting from five years or 100.000 kms / 60. 000 miles)
– If the car have Automatic transmission/gearbox, check if the park / neutral position (PNP) switch is ok
– Battery – check the pole pieces, electrolyte level and battery mounting
– Lubricate the hinges of the doors, hood and detachable tow bar (if present)
– Passenger compartment ventilation filter – replace
– Brake fluid – replace if the car is used for mountain driving or is mainly used in humid climates
– SRI – set the service reminder indicator (SRI) to zero
– If Bi-Fuel, CNG: Drain off the condensation of the Gas filter
– If Bi-Fuel, LPG: Replace the gas filter between the governor and the gas distributor

 

Additionally evey two years, you should:

  • Replace the Brake Oil fluid

Additionally every three years or 60.000 kms / 37.000 miles, you should:

  • Replace the engine Air filter  cleaner (ACL) and clean the engine air filter housing.
  • Replace the Engine Spark Plugs
  • If Bi-Fuel, check the gas lines /pipes and connections for leakage, damage and corrosion. Remove all the protecgive covers to perform the check.

Additionally every four years or 80.000 kms / 48.000 miles, you should:

  • If the car have Automatic gearbox (AW55-50), replace the automatic transmission oil.
  • If Bi-Fuel, CNG: Replace the gas filter
  • If Bi-Fuel, LPG: Replace the Gas filter shut-off valve
  • If AWD: Replace the Oil filter for clutch (AOC – Active on Demand Coupling)

Additionally every ten years or 160.000 kms / 96.000 miles, you should:

  • Clean the nipples and hoses of the Crankcse ventilation (turbocharged engines only)
  • Replace the petrol Fuel filter
  • Replace the Auxiliary belt and auxiliary belt tensioner
  • Replace the Timing belt and timing belt tensioner

This maintenance plan is suitable for the following model years:

All the information in this article is in accordance with the Servicing Schedule Plan specified by Volvo for servicing the Volvo V70 2.0 T (B5204T5), 2.4 T (B5244T3), 2.4 (B5244S2), 2.4 i (B5244S), 2.3 T5 (B5234T3), 2.5 T (B5254T2), 2.3T (B5234T7), R – 2.5 Turbo (B5254T4), Bi – fuel CNG (B5244SG), Bi – fuel LPG (B5244SG2) and  Volvo S60 2.0T (B5204T5), S60 2.4T (B5244T3), S60 2.4 (B5244S2), 2.4i (B5244S), S60 2.3 T5 (B5234T3), S60 2.5T (B5254T2), S60 2.3T (B5234T7), S60 R – 2.5 Turbo (B5254T4), S60 Bi-fuel CNG (B5244SG) and S60 Bi-fuel LPG (B5244SG2).

– 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 Volvo V70 2.4, V70 2.4i, V70 2.0T, V70 2.4T, V70 2.3T, V70 2.5T, V70 R, V70 T5 Petrol Engines and V70 Bi-Fuel
– 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 Volvo S60 2.4, S60 2.4i, S60 2.0T, S60 2.4T, S60 2.5T, S60 2.3T, S60 R, S60 T5 Petrol Engines and S60 Bi-Fuel