Volvo S40 V50 C30 C70 – Electrical System Torque Specs (2004 to 2013)

by: Alexandra M.


List of all Volvo S40 (2004 to 2013), V50 (2004 to 2013), C30 (2006 to 2013) and C70 (2006 to 2013) Electrical System bolts and nuts tightening torque specifications.

Cautions:

– Screws coated with locking fluid or sealant must always be replaced with new screws during reinstallation.
– Screws coated with a locking fluid or self locking nuts must be replaced with new when reinstalled.
– Always use new screws and nuts when angle tightening. Any exceptions to this rule will be indicated in the method.
– Only nuts and screws which are not self locking can be reused provided that they are in good condition.

Volvo S40/V50/C30/C70 Electrical System torque specs

Antenna, top nut: Torque to 3 Nm
Tail lamp: Torque to 10 Nm
Battery connector: Torque to 2.5 Nm
Battery cable for battery: Torque to 2.5 Nm
Stop lamp, trunk lid: Torque to 2 Nm
Screw, bracket, position sensor, rear, headlamp: Torque to 6 Nm
Generator B+ terminal: Torque to 15 Nm
Generator, freewheel pulley: Torque to 80 Nm
Generator D4162T: Torque to 48 Nm
Engine control module (ECM) connector, B4164S3: Torque to 3 Nm
Nut accelerator pedal: Torque to 8 Nm
Body sensor cluster stability sensor (BSC): Torque to 3.7 Nm
Washer reservoir: Torque to 3 Nm
Starter motor: Torque to 40 Nm
Starter motor B+ terminal: Torque to 15 Nm
Wiper arm windscreen M8: Torque to 18 Nm
Wiper arm windscreen M10: Torque to 21 Nm
Rear window wiper arm: Torque to 14 Nm
Nut, main fuse, battery: Torque to 14 Nm

Volvo S40/V50/C30/C70 General torque specs

Applies to screwed joint with strength class 8.8 not listed above.

M5 Thread bolt – > Torque to 5 Nm
M6 Thread bolt – > Torque to 10 Nm
M7 Thread bolt – > Torque to 17 Nm
M8 Thread bolt – > Torque to 24 Nm
M10 Thread bolt – > Torque to 50 Nm
M12 Thread bolt – > Torque to 80 Nm
M14 Thread bolt – > Torque to 130 Nm

This Volvo S40, Volvo V50, Volvo C30 and Volvo C70 torque specs suit the following engines / versions / years:
– Volvo S40 / V50 1.6 100 hp B4164S3, made / sold in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
– Volvo S40 / V50 1.8 125 hp B4184S11, made / sold in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Volvo S40 / V50 1.8 Flexi-Fuel 125 hp B4184S8, made / sold in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Volvo S40 / V50 2.0 145 hp B4104S3, made / sold in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
– Volvo S40 / V50 2.0 Flexi-Fuel 145 hp B4204S4, made / sold in 2010 and 2011
– Volvo S40 / V50 2.4 140 hp B5244S5, made / sold in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Volvo S40 / V50 2.4i 170 hp B5244S4, made / sold in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Volvo S40 / V50 2.5 T5 220 hp B5254T3, made / sold in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008
– Volvo S40 / V50 2.5 T5 230 hp B5254T7, made / sold in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
– Volvo S40 / V50 1.6D 110 hp D4164T, made / sold in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
– Volvo S40 / V50 1.6D D2-Drive 115 hp D4162T, made / sold in 2011
– Volvo S40 / V50 2.0D 133 hp D4204T2, made / sold in 2004, 2005 and 2006
– Volvo S40 / V50 2.0D 136 hp D4204T, made / sold in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Volvo S40 / V50 D5 163 hp D5244T9, made / sold in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Volvo S40 / V50 D5 180 hp D5244T8, made / sold in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
– Volvo S40 / V50 D5 180 hp D5244T13, made / sold in 2008, 2009 and 2010
– 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Volvo C30
– 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Volvo C70