Automatic transmission fluid type f or gflm replace. The fluid that volvo puts in is a lifetime synthetic oil, that is put in at the factory after a breakin period never mind the owners manual. The trick is finding the right manual volvo 240 and talking the owner into trading it for your automatic. Fresh transmission fluid is a beautiful, but toxic, translucent red, the color and consistency of cherry flavor cough syrup. New oem volvo 240 260 m40 m41 manual transmission 3rd gear 380619.
This covers the bw55, aw55, aw70, and aw71 transmission that were installed in 240 vehicles from 1975 to 1993. At carid you can find the best proven lubricants to reduce the friction almost to the zero. Over the years, volvo has used many different transmissions in the 240 and 260 models. When it comes to your volvo 240, you want parts and products from only trusted brands. Its very important to make sure that the fluid in your transmission is at the proper level, otherwise your transmission will experience significant wear. Low prices on automatic transmission fluid for your volvo 240 at advance auto parts. Volvo 240 transmission leak inspection cost estimate. What i have bought is 75w90 tafx synthetic oil from castrol. Carid offers the best transmission oils to reduce the friction and prolong its lifetime.
I took my volvo in for an oil change today and unfortunately got talked into a automatic transmission fluid change. Our volvo v70 and s80 routine maintenance guide comes straight from our bestselling manual for v70 and s80 petrol and diesel engines and has all the information you need. Royal purple synchromax is recommended for manual transmissions that specify an automatic transmission fluid or other. Manual transmissions used in most volvo cars from 1961 to 1995 have two large plugs. Differential drive, rear drive, limited slip differential. Carid is wellknown for the quality parts and accessories all over the world. Manual transmission with overdrive, m47 ii capacity. Find aftermarket and oem parts online or at a local store near you. Just changed the fluid on my 740 and shes shifting great. This car was to provide transportation for my new family. Modern cars and vans need much less maintenance than the vehicles of 25 years ago, but they still have needs. Volvo 240, 740, 940 transmission flush diy fcp euro.
The best transmission mount solution involves using a ford transmission mount on a modified volvo crossmember. Proper care means a flush of the transmission fluid about every 30k miles. The quality of a transmission fluid in your volvo is about how long it will work. Manual transmissions used in most volvo cars from 1961 to 1995 have two large plugs on the drivers side used for draining and filling the transmission.
Automatic transmission fluid type f or g flm engine oil sae 10w40 is. If the transmission fluid level on your 740 is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Transmission gearbox mounting manual for volvo 240 7893 choice12. Volvo transmission fluid parts direct from the wholesale source.
Transmission fluid level check volvo v70 19982000 1998. Volvo 240 transmission parts 19751993 at the swedish. You can figure out issues by inspecting for rough shifting or unusual transmission sounds when your volvo is in neutral. Studies have shown that the best fuel economy is obtained by shifting gears at low engine rpm and high relative engine load. This product is made of highquality components to meet and exceed strict quality requirements. A little video on how we ended up filling the m46 without being able to remove the fill plug. What type of automatic transmission fluid does a 1989 volvo. Volvo s60 transmission fluid replacement smooth shifts. The oil gives very low friction as well as excellent performance when used both in extreme cold and heat.
Volvo 240 gearbox oil and transmission oil spares catalog 240 volvo 260 gearbox oil and transmission oil spares catalog 260 volvo 340360 gearbox. This is passed along for the 740 owners with this transmission. One of the easiest tasks to perform on your c30 is to change the transmission fluid. Volvo automatic transmission fluid advance auto parts.
It covers the repair of the brakes, changing brake pads and calipers, replacing the brake. Often you may have to pay for it but it will be cheaper and easier than actually changing the auto tran for a manual trans. Recommended type of transmission oil for volvo 940. How do you add transmission fluid to a 1992 volvo 240. This group is about the braking system of the volvo 240 and 260series. I have the same transmission on my peugeot and found out that if you leave the car for a few days on with the front end on jack stands, the fluid in the converter will slowly drip out. You can figure out your volvos transmission issue by examining the color and smell of your transmission fluid with the dipstick. A vast selection of transmission oil of original quality for volvo 240.
Volvo 240 series transmission fluids, oils, additives. There is also a tsb issued by volvo about proper fluid requirements. Hi im going to change the oil in my transmission, but im not sure if i got the right one. My owners manual doesnt recommend servicing the trans fluid unless you use the vehicle for towing. I purchased a used volvo 240dl from a dealer in venice, ca. Its a manual 5speed on a 98 s70 hayes lists volvo synthetic gearbox oil 97308 so im not really sure if its just normal oil or someting special. The oil level should be up to the levelfiller plug. Manual transmission parts for volvo 240 for sale ebay. Buy low priced gearbox oil and transmission oil for volvo 240 online easily and at lower than. Volvo transmission fluid part number 1161645 is meant to fill the m47 ii and other volvo manual transmissions for life. Late model volvo automatic transmission fluid atf is specified as a lifetime fluid, but if you pore through the owners manual you wont find a thing on the recommended service interval for the atf. Volvo 240, 740, 940 transmission flush diy with proper care, the automatic transmissions for rear wheel drive volvos will last as long as the redblock engines theyre attached to.
To drain, remove the lower plug as well as the inspection plate on od models and drain into a suitable catch pan with at least a 1 gallon capacity. Why in the world volvo chose to use an electronic overdrive instead of a real 5 speed manual transmission is beyond us, but they did and we have all had to live with that decision. Volvo says that manual transmission cars are filled for life. We got the m46 manual trans attached to the refreshed engine with a new clutch and we get everything dropped into the car. Feb 12, 2018 we got the m46 manual trans attached to the refreshed engine with a new clutch and we get everything dropped into the car. The fluid assists in the lubrication and heat disputation of the transmission, and even though it is in a closed environment, the fluid can become old and contaminated. The engine in your 1998 volvo v70 should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. This item for volvo 7695 manual transmission fluid 1 liter fuchs 75w80 oil red line 50204 sae 75w80 api gl4 manual transmission and transaxle lubricant car gear oil 1 quart bottle ravenol j1c1002 sae 75w80 manual transmission fluid mtf2 full synthetic api gl4 1 liter.
Shop millions of cars from over 21,000 dealers and find the perfect car. Volvo c30 manual transmission fluid replacement 200720. Dextron or mercon atf is not usable in manual transmissions not designed for that fluid. If your transmission is low on oil, the wear on these. Volvo atf dexron iii fluid genuine volvo 1161621 fcp euro.
Volvo recommends ftype atf, but i would go with redline mtl manual transmission lubricant. Volvo 240 transmission parts 19751993 at the swedish auto. Get a free detailed estimate for a repair in your area. The original owner was meticulous with its care and i have continued to keep it in great condition. Your manual transmission can take a heck of a beating over the years and it is one of the most neglected service areas on a car. Volvo automatic transmission mount 240 242 244 245 febi 598 240, 242, 244, 245 available in stock. Volvo transmission fluid parts direct from the wholesale.
Advance auto parts has 8 different automatic transmission fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or instore pick up. Proper care and maintenance late model volvo automatic transmission fluid atf is specified as a lifetime fluid, but if you pore through the owners manual you wont find a thing on the recommended service interval for the atf. The model is unaffectionately referred to as a refrigerator on wheels, alluding to its rectangular shape. Brand new clutch tires have 15,000 miles on them with a 70,000 mile warranty i installed new front speakers and stereo with bluetooth and handsfree phone new brakes 10,000 miles ago. The car has about 195k miles, and until today had no transmission problems. Volvo has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owners manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled fluid capacities. I just bought a 1990 volvo 240 dl about a month ago. Then the service manager went to the back got a small blue book with listings of specifications, and pointed to a line that gave the milspec numbers something like mil1927 from memory so dont quote. Buy gearbox oil and transmission oil volvo 240 cheaply online. With many of our cars having over 200300 thousand miles, replacing the tranny fluid in a manual transmission is hardly a bad idea. Get the best deals on manual transmission parts for volvo 240 when you shop the largest online. If it looks like a 3 day old starbucks latte then theres something wrong.
What type of fluid your transmission requires depends entirely on what type of transmission you have. Save on cost when you find your volvo replacement automatic transmission fluid with us. I parked the car due to what i beleive was a transmission problem. I have the same transmission on my peugeot and found out that if you leave the car for a few days on with the front end. But wonders just how long this life is supposed to be. Dont bother driving all over town looking for volvo transmission fluid auto parts when our volvo transmission fluid parts catalog has everything you need. Volvo 240 automatic transmission fluid advance auto parts. The volvo 240 goes through engine and transmission mounts on a regular basis. The t5 manual transmission actually uses automatic transmission fluid.
Manual transmission oil 3651 with an exceptional liqui moly. To prevent serious damage youll need to inspect them annually. Here at advance auto parts, we work with only top reliable manual trans fluid product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence. Automatic transmission fluid for a volvo 240 use the fitment form at the top of the page to select your exact year and engine type for your volvo 240. On chapter 12, it says 1982 and 1983 aisin warner 70aisin warner 71 transmissions were filled at the factory with type f automatic transmission fluid. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your v70 and how to check the transmission fluid level. You also wont find instructions on how to change the fluid. At best, youll find the recommended specification for the fluid type and the fluid capacity.
What kind of transmission fluid does a 1982 volvo use. Api gl5, sae 80w90 mineral for manual transmissions. Volvo 240 engine and transmission install clapped out garage. It proved to be a troublesome system over the years and heres a few of. The maintenance intervals for the volvo v70 and volvo s80 are provided with the assumption that you, not the dealer, will be carrying out the work. Provides excellent protection of gears and synchronizers and its balanced slipperiness provides a perfect coefficient of friction, allowing easier shifting. Volvo genuine 31280771, manual transmission fluid oil. Jul 22, 2006 hi im going to change the oil in my transmission, but im not sure if i got the right one. Page 10 shift indicator light manual transmission cars only the volvo shift indicator light s. From time to time you need to change your volvo 240 series transmission oil. Nov 28, 2008 the trick is finding the right manual volvo 240 and talking the owner into trading it for your automatic. Synchromax synthetic high performance manual transmission fluid by royal purple. Volvo transmission fluids, oils, additives automatic.
If you need to change the transmission fluid in your 1989 volvo 240 series, be our guest. Be prepared to replace them every 23 years depending on how hard you drive the car. Before you attempt to either rebuild or replace your transmission, buy yourself a copy of the volvo 240 transmission service manual part number tp308682. Manual gearbox or transmission and clutch maintenance. How do you add transmission fluid to a 1992 volvo 240 answers. What type of automatic transmission fluid does a 1989. Torco mtf manual transmission fluid is a special light viscosity, low friction oil with superior load carrying and wear protection properties. Pentosin atf 1 automatic transmission fluid 5 liters part no. I just started the car and the car once again started to check if it would shift to drive and reverse to my suprise everything appear to be working.
Designed using stateoftheart technology and with customers in mind. The aw70 series transmissions on the volvo 240, volvo 740 and volvo 940 models from 19821997. The oil is recommended for all model years of type m65 5 gears with 6cyl engine, m66, mtx75, mmt6 as well as of type m56, m58, m59 from and incl. Purple synchromax synthetic high performance manual transmission fluid. After a few internet inquiries, i finially located a replacement tranny from a 1991 240 and had it delivered. The synchro rings and sliders all depend on a slick surface in order to match speeds when shifting. Recommended type of transmission oil for volvo 240. Transmission oil of the highest quality for manual transmissions. Manual gearbox or transmission and clutch care volvo owners. Automatic transmission fluid change problem volvo forum. Gearbox oil and transmission oil for volvo vehicle oem. They do not approve any of the regular fluids you can buy on a shelf, which is probably what most shops would use. This 70w80 gl4 gear oil sae 5w3010w30 engine oil viscosity is designed for use in manual transmissions and transaxles. What would be involved in a volvo 240 automatic to manual transmission conversion.851 884 664 1447 1296 513 109 460 930 123 1303 1290 18 228 1147 1171 484 754 990 1465 205 317 1265 724 897 1087 1015 433 1134 187 313 807 288 578 879 797 825 1107 600 1130 240