Volvo S40 V50 C30 C70 – Exterior and Interior 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) Exterior and Interior 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 Body and Interior torque specs

The air conditioning (A/C) system
Connection block evaporator: Torque to 5 Nm
Linear HP pressure sensor (metal): Torque to 8 Nm
Orifice connection (cap nut): Torque to 20 Nm
Lower pressure switch (plastic): Torque to 4 Nm
Valve housing HP (service valve): Torque to 12 Nm
Needle valve/service valve: Torque to 6 Nm
Service valve: Torque to 12 Nm
Connection block air conditioning (A/C) pipe at firewall: Torque to 8 Nm
Mounting screw, drive plate (x52x4xx / B4xx4Sx): Torque to 13 Nm
Drive plate mounting nut (D4xx4Tx): Torque to 22 Nm
Compressor mounting screw (D4164T): Torque to 20 Nm
Mounting compressor pipe/hose connection: Torque to 20 Nm
air conditioning clutch drive plate: Torque to 24 Nm
A/C pipe to condenser: Torque to 16 Nm
A/C Low pressure pressostat: Torque to 4 Nm
AC Switch HT: Torque to 8 Nm
Refrigerant pipe to expansion valve: Torque to 4.5 Nm
Drier filter: Torque to 11 Nm
Screw climate control unit: Torque to 2 Nm

Door mirrors
Mirror: Torque to 20 Nm
Rear view mirror to front door: Torque to 8 Nm

Tailgate / trunk lid
Brake light for trunk lid: Torque to 4 Nm
Outer handle tailgate / trunk lid: Torque to 4 Nm
Parcel shelf, outer: Torque to 5 Nm
Door latch to luggage compartment lid: Torque to 20 Nm
Stop screw bump stop tailgate C30: Torque to 1.5 Nm

Backseat
Backrest to body C30: Torque to 20 Nm

Seat belts
Seat belt tensioner lap: Torque to 40 Nm
Seat belt tensioner to body: Torque to 4 Nm
Belt roller front S40/V50/C30: Torque to 40 Nm
Belt roller front C70: Torque to 30 Nm
Seat belt (inertia) reel rear: Torque to 40 Nm
End mounting rear (lower mounting): Torque to 40 Nm
Buckle safety belt to body: Torque to 40 Nm
Buckle safety belt to seat: Torque to 45 Nm
Distortion sensor to seat: Torque to 40 Nm

Front seat
Front seat to body: Torque to 40 Nm

Front
Bracket to front fender: Torque to 6 Nm
Bracket to front end: Torque to 6 Nm

Sun roof
Sun roof frame: Torque to 10 Nm
Glass sun roof: Torque to 3 Nm

Engine coolant heater
Flame sensor: Torque to 3 Nm
Mounting bracket engine coolant heater (3 nuts): Torque to 10 Nm
Glow plug: Torque to 6 Nm
Lower mounting exhaust pipe engine coolant heater: Torque to 10 Nm
Mounting screw engine coolant heater (bracket connector): Torque to 6 Nm
Water pump engine coolant heater: Torque to 6 Nm
Upper mounting exhaust pipe engine coolant heater: Torque to 10 Nm
Combustion unit to control module: Torque to 7 Nm

Contact reel/steering wheel module (SWM): Torque to 0.7 Nm

Supplementary restraint system (SRS)
Collision sensor: Torque to 6 Nm
Airbag module seat (SIPS): Torque to 7 Nm
Inflatable curtain to the body: Torque to 8 Nm
Impact sensor to body: Torque to 6 Nm

Center console
Transparent center console: Torque to 0.6 Nm
Center console made of other material: Torque to 2 Nm
Screw bottom middle console: Torque to 2 Nm

Trim roof rails
Mounting screws: Torque to 12 Nm

Side doors
Door cassette: Torque to 10 Nm
Locking cylinder external handle (vehicles without KVM): Torque to 3 Nm
Locking cylinder external handle (vehicles with KVM): Torque to 4 Nm
Lock mechanism: Torque to 8 Nm

Door Window and Rear Quarter Window
Window front side door: Torque to 8 Nm
Window to power window mechanism rear: Torque to 8 Nm
Side window adjusting screw: Torque to 8 Nm
Adjusting screw lift mechanism: Torque to 8 Nm
Attaching screws side window rear: Torque to 4.5 Nm
Window fixed, door rear to door: Torque to 3 Nm
Power window to door: Torque to 10 Nm

Trunk lid spoiler (S40 Sport only) – Screws and nuts: Torque to 5 Nm

Rear bumper rail Screws
1st Step: Torque to 18 Nm
2n Stage: Angle-tighten 120º

Whiplash unit
Whiplash element, self-tapping Torx screws, fixed seat: Torque to 9Nm
Whiplash element, lock nuts: Torque to 18 Nm
Fitting bolt, hinge: Torque to 18 Nm
Hinge bracket to backrest: Torque to 9 Nm
Backrest cushion to seat cushion: Torque to 45 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
– 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Volvo C30
– 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Volvo C70