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1996 Volvo 850
2.3L 5-cyl Engine Code [57] Engine Code [57] B5234T Turbo
222 bhp. @ 5200 rpm / Torque: 221 ft. lbs. @ 2100 rpm
2.3L - Inline 5-cyl (Gasoline engine w/ Turbocharger)
Compression Ratio: 8:1

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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 (1996 Volvo 850 with engine code [57]) 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 Improved ESP Synthetic Motor Oil (AFLQT)
    -4 To 104 F  »  10W-30
    Above 0 F  »  15W-40
    Below 68 F  »  5W-30
  2. Manual Transmission

    Manual Transmission, M56 (5-SPD)  »  GL-4

    All TEMPS  »  75W-80 [1]
    No AMSOIL Product Recommendation
  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

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

    [1] Use P/N 1161745, per Technical Journal 16773.
    [2] Automatic Transmission Fluid, Type-F
    [3] Hydraulic Brake Fluid DOT 4, Volvo P/N 9437 433

  7. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  5.6 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  7.6 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, AW50-42LE Initial Fill  »  3.2 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed AW50-42LE  »  8 quarts
    Manual Transmission, M56 (5-SPD)  »  4.4 pints
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  26 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission
    Fill Plug 27 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 27 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 WIX 42177 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24821 Cabin Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33596 Fuel 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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XLO10W-40 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLO)

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...
AMO10W-40 Premium Protection Motor Oil (AMO)

For use in both gasoline and diesel engines. Offers multi-functionality and wear protection. Ideal for applications where the extra protection of a higher-viscosity oil is desired. Excellent for motor homes and older vehicles, as well as many types o...
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...
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...
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:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.23
Parts Units:
5.8
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):
12
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 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:
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 system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.4
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:
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:
Inspect
Item:
Steering linkage joints & outer tie rod ends
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The moving joints in the steering system.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
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
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
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:
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:
0.6
Parts Units:
5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Brake fluid
Interval in Month(s):
24
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used in the hydraulic brake system.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Clean
Item:
PCV valve & hoses
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
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:
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:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Serpentine belt
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A ribbed drive belt that drives more than one engine accessory.
Distance:
70,000 miles (112,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
2.3
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:
100,000 miles (160,000 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:
1995-09-01
Bulletin Number:
809
NHTSA Item Number:
46374

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service bulletin supersedes sb 36-809 dated dec. 1994. A revised setting of the front wiper motor link arm has been introduced on production from vin 854-166000, 855-70000. When a wiper motor is replaced on any 850 the new motor should be ( nhtsa item number - 46374 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-10-01
Bulletin Number:
824
NHTSA Item Number:
46379

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:belts and associated pulleys.

Service Bulletin Summary: A new auxiliary equipment belt has been introduced into production for the 850 with a/c from engine serial number 564663. ( nhtsa item number - 46379 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-10-01
Bulletin Number:
807
NHTSA Item Number:
46380

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: A switch with replaceable illumination bulb is being introduced into production. If there is a fault in the illumination bulb this should be replaced - not the switch. ( nhtsa item number - 46380 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
8/88/808
NHTSA Item Number:
50587

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Repair of wood veneer on dashboard. ( nhtsa item number - 50587 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
8/88/821
NHTSA Item Number:
51011

Component Description: Air bags:frontal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Replacing passenger air bag cover. ( nhtsa item number - 51011 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
2/28/824
NHTSA Item Number:
51027

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: New engine control module (ecm). ( nhtsa item number - 51027 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
2/28/825
NHTSA Item Number:
51068

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lean running - due to a logical program fault, drivability cconditions can occur. ( nhtsa item number - 51068 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
250001
NHTSA Item Number:
601713

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Replacing connector for crankcase ventilation, with the b5234t engine. ( nhtsa item number - 601713 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
81815
NHTSA Item Number:
601871

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information which is necessary for body repairs. ( nhtsa item number - 601871 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
760002
NHTSA Item Number:
601935

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: A knocking sound may be heard from the rear of the vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 601935 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-09-01
Bulletin Number:
830008
NHTSA Item Number:
601967

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Modifying door inner panel when replacing. ( nhtsa item number - 601967 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
810001
NHTSA Item Number:
602664

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information describes how the service manuals should be updated with new information. ( nhtsa item number - 602664 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-01-01
Bulletin Number:
590005
NHTSA Item Number:
603940

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This service bulletin identifies an inspection process for the ebd switch and repair procedures for system components. ( nhtsa item number - 603940 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
3370001
NHTSA Item Number:
605938

Component Description: Electrical system:battery:cables.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information describing how to replace positive battery cable and alternator cable separately. ( nhtsa item number - 605938 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
2250010
NHTSA Item Number:
606269

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding new routing of wiring for oxygen sensors. ( nhtsa item number - 606269 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
2260002
NHTSA Item Number:
606583

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on how to install a nipple in the intercooler. ( nhtsa item number - 606583 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
2313
NHTSA Item Number:
607362

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control:gas recirculation valve (egr valve).

Service Bulletin Summary: Information pertaining to the canister purge valve. ( nhtsa item number - 607362 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
2510
NHTSA Item Number:
607363

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regardng pulsed secondary air injection system diagnosis. ( nhtsa item number - 607363 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
4309
NHTSA Item Number:
608292

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin addresses concerns of cases where transmission diagnostic trouble code (dtc) 313 (gear shift position sensor) requires replacement of the sensor. ( nhtsa item number - 608292 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
2260002
NHTSA Item Number:
608294

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This service bulletin describes how to install a nipple to the drainage hole in the intercooler. ( nhtsa item number - 608294 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
4430011
NHTSA Item Number:
605965

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information describing how to install a damper on the drive shaft. ( nhtsa item number - 605965 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
8870011
NHTSA Item Number:
608043

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin describes the replacement of the floor / defroster shutter in the climate control system air distributor. ( nhtsa item number - 608043 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
2230026
NHTSA Item Number:
6089470

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: This service bulletin describes how to replace the y-fitting on the fuel tank. ( nhtsa item number - 6089470 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
2230037
NHTSA Item Number:
6089472

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information describing how to replace the hose between the roll-over valve and the canister. ( nhtsa item number - 6089472 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
2230047
NHTSA Item Number:
610589

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information and procedures on replacing the fuel tank. ( nhtsa item number - 610589 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
230047
NHTSA Item Number:
612378

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding the replacement of the new fuel tank with integrated roll-over valve. ( nhtsa item number - 612378 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
7770004
NHTSA Item Number:
610592

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding the new drive shaft nut. ( nhtsa item number - 610592 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
8850004
NHTSA Item Number:
610595

Component Description: Structure:body:tailgate.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on how to repair the tailgate panel attachments. ( nhtsa item number - 610595 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-11-01
Bulletin Number:
8820
NHTSA Item Number:
615901

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertains to excessive movement and noise from the dashboard. ( nhtsa item number - 615901 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-11-01
Bulletin Number:
8850004
NHTSA Item Number:
618498

Component Description: Structure:body:tailgate.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on repairing the tailgate panel attachments. ( nhtsa item number - 618498 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
010401
NHTSA Item Number:
620151

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides information about problems identified with volvo obdii readiness codes and serves as advisory information for state inspection / maintenance (i/m) programs. This information has been discussed with the u. S. Environm ( nhtsa item number - 620151 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
850004
NHTSA Item Number:
621850

Component Description: Structure:body:tailgate.

Service Bulletin Summary: This service bulletin describes how to repair the tailgate panel attachments. ( nhtsa item number - 621850 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-12-01
Bulletin Number:
2840
NHTSA Item Number:
629014

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding engine management system service manual tp2321201. ( nhtsa item number - 629014 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
0023
NHTSA Item Number:
6089468

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Bulletin describing how to correct condition of oil leakage occurring at one or more of the oil pump retaining screws. ( nhtsa item number - 6089468 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-12-01
Bulletin Number:
8522
NHTSA Item Number:
10010466

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:seat heater/cooler.

Service Bulletin Summary: New front seat heater temperature setting after performing recall campaign 112 - rerouting front seat heater cable harness. ( nhtsa item number - 10010466 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
2334
NHTSA Item Number:
620152

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Enhanced inspection / maintenance (i/m) programs. This bulletin addresses characteristics of the 1996 volvo model 850 and 1996 - 1997 volvo model 960. For these vehicles, incomplete readiness codes will not inhibit the obd ii system fro ( nhtsa item number - 620152 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-09-01
Bulletin Number:
RC-139
NHTSA Item Number:
10059060

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, diesel:storage:tank assembly., (B) Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volvo: tsb contains an owner's notification letter. Select document search button below. In certain vehicles, located at heat shield attachment, fuel tank has develop a seepage of fuel, due to being exposed to extreme heat and fuel odor ( nhtsa item number - 10059060 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-02-01
Bulletin Number:
140
NHTSA Item Number:
10012778

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: The fuel tank may develop a crack at the heat shield attachment. Service campaign 140 to inspect the fuel tank and install rubber dampers. Description, service manager bulletin, tech-net notes, parts bulletin, letter to owner. ( nhtsa item number - 10012778 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-02-01
Bulletin Number:
SC-140
NHTSA Item Number:
10059056

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly., (B) Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volvo: tsb contains an owner's notification letter. Select document search button below. The fuel tank, on some vehicles, will develop a crack at heat shield attachment, if exposed to prolonged extreme heat and the odor of fuel is presen ( nhtsa item number - 10059056 ).

Bulletin Date:
2009-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SB-23-140
NHTSA Item Number:
10028830

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly., (B) Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Volvo: in certain vehicles, after prolonged exposure to extreme heat, the fuel tank may develop a crack at the heat shield attachment. Heat shield attachment locations may not meet certain volvo specifications. ( nhtsa item number - 10028830 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
VOLVO
Model(s):
850, 854, 855
Year(s):
1996, 1997
Manufacturer:
VOLVO CARS OF NA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
02V314000
Recall Date:
November 19th, 2002
Units Affected:
65,000

Affected Component: Seats:front assembly:seat heater/cooler.

Summary: On some sedans and station wagons equipped with seat heaters, it is possible that excessive compression of the seat cushion could cause damage to the electrical wiring of the seat heater. .

Conequence: If this occurs, the damage could result in a short circuit that could cause a fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will disconnect the existing wires and install a new electronic thermostat and cable harness. Owner notification began on february 19, 2003. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact volvo at 1-800-458-1552. .

Notes: Volvo cars recall no. 112. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

#
2
Make(s):
VOLVO
Model(s):
850
Year(s):
1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
Manufacturer:
VOLVO CARS OF N.A. LLC.
NHTSA ID:
04V368000
Recall Date:
July 30th, 2004
Units Affected:
226,000

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:storage.

Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, after prolonged exposure to heat, the fuel tank may seep or leak fuel at the points where the heat shield is attached. .

Conequence: Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire. .

Remedy: Volvo will inspect the fuel tank and replace it if any evidence of fuel seepage or leakage is found. All vehicles will receive new reinforcement bushings at the heat shield attachment points to prevent future leaks. This recall will be conducted as a safety recall in the hot weather states of alabama, arkansas, arizona, california, florida, georgia, hawaii, louisiana, mississippi, nevada, new mexico, north carolina, oklahoma, south carolina, tennessee, texas, and utah, and as a service recall in the other 33 states and the district of columbia. The recall began on september 24, 2004. Owners may contact volvo at 1-800-458-1552. .

Notes: Volvo's recall no. 139. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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Make(s):
VOLVO
Model(s):
850
Year(s):
1993, 1994, 1995, 1996
Manufacturer:
VOLVO CARS OF NA, INC.
NHTSA ID:
96E025000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
400

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Summary: Engine block heaters installed as accessories. The block heater contact surface does not match correctly with the engine block as intended. The block heater could come loose from the engine block, and if being used, could possibly overheat causing damage if it comes in contact with other engine compartment components. .

Conequence: Engine compartment damage could occur increasing the risk of a vehicle accident. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the block heater and secure the bolts used to install the heater. In some cases, the surface tolerances may be so inappropriate that the heater would need to be replaced with a heater of a modified design. .

Notes: Owner notification: owner notification is expected to begin during august 1996. Note: owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact volvo at 1-800-458-1552. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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finding oil filter

Needed to know what kind of oil filter to get. Thanks it was quick.

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Re: finding oil filter

Hi Elana,

Use AMSOIL oil filter part # EAO41 for 1996 Volvo 850 with 2.3L Turbo engine.

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