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1997 Volvo 960
2.9L 6-cyl Engine Code [96] Engine Code [96] B6304S2
181 bhp. @ 5200 rpm / Torque: 199 ft. lbs. @ 4100 rpm
2.9L - Inline 6-cyl (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10:1

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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 (1997 Volvo 960 with engine code [96]) 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

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear  »  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)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear  »  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  »  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  »  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)
  4. Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HBH

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  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] 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  »  6 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  11.6 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, AW71 Initial Fill  »  4.1 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, AW30-40LE Initial Fill  »  3.2 quarts
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed AW30-40LE  »  8.5 quarts
    4 speed AW71  »  7.9 quarts
    Differential, Rear  »  2.7 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

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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 (C291221)  
    Air Filter WIX 46198 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter MANN Fuel Filter (WK853)  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33279 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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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...
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:
0.24
Parts Units:
6
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:
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:
0.7
Parts Units:
6
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:
2.7
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:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
7701
NHTSA Item Number:
6089544

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding snowchains on 205/55 r16 tires. ( nhtsa item number - 6089544 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
3/31/901
NHTSA Item Number:
51060

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Maintaining electrolyte level. ( nhtsa item number - 51060 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-09-01
Bulletin Number:
5101
NHTSA Item Number:
6089532

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Addressing customer complaints of vibration and / or resonance while braking. ( nhtsa item number - 6089532 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-06-01
Bulletin Number:
840004
NHTSA Item Number:
600922

Component Description: Visibility:glass, side/rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Additional actions when replacing rear window. ( nhtsa item number - 600922 ).

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:
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:
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 ).



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