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1991 Volvo 740
2.3L 4-cyl Engine Code [8] 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 (1991 Volvo 740 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.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SL
    European Car Formula 5W-40 Classic ESP Synthetic Motor Oil (EFMQT)
    European Car Formula 5W-40 Improved ESP Synthetic Motor Oil (AFLQT)
    -13 To 104 F  »  10W-30
    Above 0 F  »  15W-40
    Below 68 F  »  5W-30
    Below 104 F  »  5W-40
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Rear Differential

    Standard Differential, Rear Type 1030  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  90, 80W
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear Type 1031  »  GL-5*

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

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear Type 1041  »  GL-5*

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

    Standard Differential, Rear Type 1041  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  90, 80W
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear Type 1030  »  GL-5*

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

    Standard Differential, Rear Type 1031  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  90, 80W
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTPK)
  4. Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  6. 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

  7. 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, AW30-40LE Initial Fill  »  3.2 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, AW70 Initial Fill  »  4.1 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, AW71 Initial Fill  »  4.1 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, AW72 Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed AW71  »  7.9 quarts
    4 speed AW70  »  7.9 quarts
    4 speed AW30-40LE  »  8.5 quarts
    4 speed AW72  »  Not Specified
    Differential, Type 1030 Rear  »  2.7 pints
    Differential, Type 1031 Rear  »  3.8 pints
    Differential, Type 1041 Rear  »  3.4 pints
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  9. 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 51307 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter MANN Air Filter (C291221)  
    Air Filter WIX 46198 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK853)  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33279 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58946 Auto Tran Filter [2] [3]
    Transmission Filter WIX 58945 Auto Tran Filter [4]

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
    [2] AW70 (TransmissionMfrCode)
    [3] AW72 (TransmissionMfrCode)
    [4] AW71 (TransmissionMfrCode)
  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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EFMSynthetic 5W-40 C-ESP Euro Oil (EFM)

European Car Formula 5W-40 Classic Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (EFM) is a Full-SAPS synthetic motor oil, specially formulated for the lubrication needs of European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Its full sulfated ash, ...
AFLSynthetic 5W-40 I-ESP Euro Oil (AFL)

European Car Formula 5W-40 Improved Emissions System Protection Synthetic Motor Oil (AFL) is a Mid-SAPS synthetic motor oil is specially formulated for the lubrication needs of modern European gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks. Formulated wit...
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...
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...
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...
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:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
6
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:
5,000 miles (8,000 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:
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:
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 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:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
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:
Differential
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A set of gears that transfers the power of the rotating driveshaft to drive wheels in front and rear-wheel-drive vehicles. The differential also allows each of the opposing wheels to turn at a different speed when cornering.
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:
Fuel lines & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The tubing that carries fuel throughout a vehicle.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
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:
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:
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:
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:
Torque
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
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:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Adjust
Item:
Shift linkage
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Any collection of mechanical connections between a vehicle's operating control(s) and its transmission.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering gearbox
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A steering mechanism that converts the rotational motion of a steering wheel to the side-to-side motion of a lever that is connected to the steering linkage.
Distance:
20,000 miles (32,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Adjust
Item:
Valve clearance
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
1.2
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:
Inspect
Item:
Steering rack
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The steering component that converts the rotational motion of the steering wheel to the horizontal motion necessary to operate the steering linkage.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
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:
Balance shaft belt
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cogged belt that drives a shaft (usually in synchronization with the engine's crankshaft) for the purpose of smoothing out vibrations.
Distance:
50,000 miles (80,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
2.2
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:
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.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/clean
Item:
PCV valve & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
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:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
1.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering 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.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1993-01-01
Bulletin Number:
GRP87/729
NHTSA Item Number:
39582

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:blower.

Service Bulletin Summary: New fan housing modification for earlier type blower motor. ( nhtsa item number - 39582 ).

Bulletin Date:
1993-03-01
Bulletin Number:
GRP87/930
NHTSA Item Number:
39583

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:blower.

Service Bulletin Summary: Replacement of blower motor. ( nhtsa item number - 39583 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
VOLVO
Model(s):
740, 760, 940
Year(s):
1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
Manufacturer:
VOLVO CARS OF NA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
91V075000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
485

Affected Component: Seat belts:front:anchorage.

Summary: Safety belts are designed to be routed under a diagonal cross brace during fastening. The instructional labels for the belt routing are inadequate, and can result in inadvertent release of the belt buckle. .

Conequence: Consequence of defect: safety belt misuse could cause the seat occupant to face greater risk of injury in a sudden stop or vehicle accident if an inadvertent release of the safety belt occurred. .

Remedy: Install labels to instruct the user in proper safety belt routing; also replace safety belt buckles. .

Notes: System: safety belts for auxiliary seats. Vehicle description: station wagons. .

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