Servicing Volvo XC70, V70 XC Petrol (2000 to 2004) Scheduled Plan
June 6, 2014 by:
All you need to know to service your Volvo XC70 / V70 XC petrol engine from 2000 to 2004, according to the Official Volvo Scheduled Service Plan / Servicing Plan / Maintenance Plan.
This guide will help you trough the process of Servicing Volvo XC70 / V70 XC petrol engines made between 2000 and 2004.
All the information in this article is in accordance with the Volvo XC70 / V70 XC Servicing Schedule Plan specified by Volvo for servicing the Volvo XC70 2.4 T (B5244T3), XC70 2.3T (B5234T7), XC70 2.5 T (B5254T2) and Volvo V70 XC 2.4T (B5244T3) and V70 XC 2.3T (B5234T7).
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)
– AWD Final drive, bevel gear – check for leaks (Check the oil level if there is leakage.)
– 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
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
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.
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:
– 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004 Volvo XC70 2.4 T (B5244T3), XC70 2.3T (B5234T7), XC70 2.5 T (B5254T2) and Volvo V70 XC 2.4T (B5244T3) and V70 XC 2.3T (B5234T7).