Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Power Steering Pump

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FLUID RECOMMENDATIONS



Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) type F is recommended for the power steering system.

LEVEL CHECK



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

The fluid level should be checked at every 5,000 mile (8,000 km) intervals.

  1. Operate the vehicle until normal operating temperature is reached.
  2.  
  3. Check the fluid level, with the engine idling, while fluid is still hot.
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  5. Wipe the reservoir housing clean.
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  7. Check that the fluid level is within the markings (MIN/MAX) on the dipstick which is attached to the cover.
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  9. Adjust if necessary.
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Fig. Fig. 1: The dipstick is built into the filler cap, located on top of the reservoir



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Fig. Fig. 2: The dipstick is marked with H (for Hot), C (for Cold) and an ADD range



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Fig. Fig. 3: Pour the fluid directly into the reservoir, using a funnel if necessary

 
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