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1993 Volvo 240 Series
2.3L 4-cyl Engine Code [8] 4-cyl Engine Code [8] B230F 88
114 bhp. @ 5400 rpm / Torque: 136 ft. lbs. @ 2750 rpm
2.3L - Inline 4-cyl (Gasoline)

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (1993 Volvo 240 Series with engine code [8]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

Optional Equipment Listing This guide lists all available equipment options such as transmission options, differentials etc. for 1993 Volvo 240 Series with engine code [8] hide.
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Operating Temperature Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sometimes provide different product recommendations based on operating environment temperature for a given equipment. This product cross reference guide will list such recommendations based on OEM guidelines. Some OEM recommended viscosity pertaining to a specific temperature range may not be available from AMSOIL.

However, AMSOIL products recommended for another temperature range can be safely used because AMSOIL synthetic lubricants are engineered to provide exceptional performance for significantly broader temperature range when compared to conventional & or other brand synthetic oils. For more information on a lubricants cold temperature performance; please refer to "Pour Point" from "Technical Properties" table located at the bottom of each lubricant product page hide.
Last Updated This product cross reference guide for 1993 Volvo 240 Series engine code [8] was last updated on 10th September 2019 hide.
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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SL
    -13 To 104 F  »  10W-30
    Above 0 F  »  15W-40
    Below 68 F  »  5W-30
  2. Manual Transmission

  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Rear Differential

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear Types 1035, 1045  »  GL-5*

    Above 14 F  »  80W-90, 90 [1]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear Types 1031, 1041  »  GL-5

    Below 14 F  »  80W-90, 80W
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear Types 1035, 1045  »  GL-5

    Above 14 F  »  80W-90, 90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear Types 1035, 1045  »  GL-5

    Below 14 F  »  80W-90, 80W
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear Types 1035, 1045  »  GL-5*

    Below 14 F  »  80W-90, 80W [1]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear Types 1031, 1041  »  GL-5*

    Below 14 F  »  80W-90, 80W [1]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear Types 1031, 1041  »  GL-5

    Above 14 F  »  80W-90, 90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear Types 1031, 1041  »  GL-5*

    Above 14 F  »  80W-90, 90 [1]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
  5. Power Steering Fluid

  6. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  7. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] API GL-5 80W with Limited Slip additive, Volvo P/N 1161 619
    or equivalent GL-5 LS 80W meeting Volvo Std 1273, 11 which
    describes oil 97311.
    [2] Hydraulic Brake Fluid DOT 4, Volvo P/N 9437 433
    [3] Automatic Transmission Fluid, Type-F

  8. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  9 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, AW70 Initial Fill  »  2 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed AW70  »  7.8 quarts
    Manual Transmission, M47 (5-SPD)  »  3.2 pints
    Differential, Types 1031, 1041 Rear  »  3.8 pints
    Differential, Types 1035, 1045 Rear  »  3 pints
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  9. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  10. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  44 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission
    Fill Plug NA ft/lbs
    Drain Plug NA ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (W92017)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51311 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C34831)  
    Air Filter WIX 46111 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK853)  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33279 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58603 Auto Tran Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOBDominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    APIP.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ATM10W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ATM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLT10W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLT)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OET10W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OET)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATFSignature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTFOE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
ARTSuper Shift Racing Transmission Fluid (ART)

AMSOIL Synthetic Super Shift® Racing Transmission Fluid is specifically formulated for automatic transmissions operating in high-horsepower and high-torque conditions. AMSOIL SuperShift contains top-quality additives selected specifically for ra...
AGLSEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
SVG75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPCPassenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANTAntifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Brake master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that stores brake fluid and hydraulically forces it through the brake lines to the brakes when the brake pedal is depressed.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Check level
Item:
Power steering fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Hydraulic fluid used in a power steering system.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Check operation
Item:
Lighting
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The vehicle's electrical illumination.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Battery
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A box containing lead plates filled with a water and acid mixture that stores electricity generated by the alternator. It is the source of power for parts of the car that operate on electricity.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake pads
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: High-friction material attached to a metal backing plate.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.08
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.06
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Hinges, locks & latches
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The devices that allow or prevent the opening of doors and hatches.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.16
Parts Units:
4.1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Downshift cable
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A transmission cable connected to the throttle that shifts the transmission into a lower gear when the accelerator is depressed suddenly beyond a certain point.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4.1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The maximum amount of space between a rocker arm or cam and the part it contacts to actuate a valve.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt tensioner
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A self-adjusting device used for maintaining proper tension on the drive belt.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
50,000 miles (80,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.6
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/clean
Item:
EGR Valve
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: An Exhaust Gas Recirculation device that redirects a small amount of exhaust to the engine intake in a effort to lower combustion temperature and reduce NOX (oxides or nitrogen) emissions.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

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