Checking the engine oil

Checking the engine oil  - Engine oil - Maintenance and specifications - Volvo S60 Owners Manual - Volvo S60

The oil level should be checked at regular intervals, particularly during the period up to the first scheduled maintenance service.

  • See page 339 for oil specifications.
  • Refer to the Warranty and Service Records Information booklet for information on the oil change intervals.

CAUTION

  • Not checking the oil level regularly can result in serious engine damage if the oil level becomes too low.
  • Oil that is lower than the specified quality can damage the engine.
  • Volvo does not recommend the use of oil additives.
  • Always add oil of the same type and viscosity as already used.
  • Never fill oil above the MAX mark. This could cause an increase in oil consumption.
  • Oil changes should be carried out by a trained and qualified Volvo service technician.
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