Volvo S80 – 1998 to 2006 – 2.4i, 2.9i, 2.0T, 2.5T, T5, T6 Petrol Engines – Scheduled Plan

by: Alexandra M.

All you need to know to service your Volvo S80 with petrol engines, according to the Official Volvo Service Schedule Interval Plan / Scheduled Maintence Servicing.

This guide will help you trough this process, for all 5 and 6 cylinder petrol engines made between 1998  and 2006 with engine codes starting in B52 and B62. If your car is a Diesel S80 or the newer S80 model (2007-on) check our Volvo Maintenance Plans List for the correct plan.

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

Every one year or 20.000 kms / 12.500 miles schedule service interval:

1. Change engine oil and oil filter
2. Parking brake: Check and adjust if needed
3. Check tire pressure
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, engine antifreeze / coolant level
8. Exterior lights: Check all lights and replace if needed
9. Brake lines, fuel lines – check for leakage of brake oil / fuel, and damage on the lines
10. Drain off the condensation on the fuel filter
11. Check  windscreen / windshield washer fluid level
12. If the car have Automatic transmission/gearbox, check if the park / neutral position (PNP) switch is ok
13. Front suspension and steering system – check for signs of wear (starting from five years or 100.000 kms / 60. 000 miles)
14. Rear suspension – check for signs of wear (starting from five years or 100.000 kms / 60. 000 miles)
15. Battery – check the pole pieces, electrolyte level and battery mounting
16. Lubricate the hinges of the doors, hood and detachable tow bar (if present)
17. Replace the passenger compartment ventilation filter | See Instructions
18. Reset the service reminder indicator to zero | See Instructions
19. Exhaust system – check for leakage and mounting points damage (starting from five years or 100.000 kms / 60. 000 miles)
20. Checking and adjusting the gas pressure (only on bi-fuel cars)

Additionally every two years or 40.000 kms / 24.000 miles schedule service interval:

1. Replace the Brake Oil fluid

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

1. Replace the engine Air filter cleaner (ACL) and clean the engine air filter housing | See Instructions
2. Replace the Engine Spark Plugs

Additionally every four years or 80.000 kms / 48.000 miles schedule service interval:

1. If the car have Automatic gearbox (AW55-50), replace the automatic transmission oil.
2. Clean crankcase ventilation nipples and hoses (B62x4S engine)
3. Replace the gas filter (only on bi-fuel cars)

Additionally every ten years or 160.000 kms / 96.000 miles schedule service interval:

1. Replace the Auxiliary belt and auxiliary belt tensioner
2. Replace the Timing belt and timing belt tensioner
3. Clean crankcase ventilation nipples and hoses (B52x4T and B62x4T engines)
4. Replace the petrol Fuel filter
5. Replace the engine thermostat (Applies to 6-cylinder engines only)

This maintenance plan is suitable for the following model years:

– Volvo S80 2.0 T5 225 hp B5204T3, made / sold in 1998, 1999 and 2000
– Volvo S80 2.0T 163 hp B5204T4, made / sold in 1998, 1999 and 2000
– Volvo S80 2.0T 180 hp B5204T5, made / sold in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006
– Volvo S80 2.4i 170 hp B5244S, made / sold in 1998, 1999, 2000 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006
– Volvo S80 2.4 140 hp B5244S2, made / sold in 1998, 1999, 2000 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006
– Volvo S80 2.8 T6 272 hp B6284T, made / sold in 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001
– Volvo S80 2.3T 200 hp B5234T7, made / sold in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004
– Volvo S80 2.9 200 hp B6294S, made / sold in 2000 and 2001
– Volvo S80 2.9 196 hp B6294S2, made / sold in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006
– Volvo S80 2.9 200 hp B6304S3, made / sold in 1998 and 1999
– Volvo S80 2.4 Bi-Fuel CNG 140 hp B5244SG, made / sold in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006
– Volvo S80 2.4 Bi-Fuel LPG 140 hp B5244SG2, made / sold in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005
– Volvo S80 2.4T 200 hp B5244T3, made / sold in 2000 2001, 2002 and 2003
– Volvo S80 2.9 T6 272 hp B6294T, made / sold in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006
– Volvo S80 2.5T 210 hp B5254T2, made / sold in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006