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Installing sidemarkers, 1996 854 GLT

Are You Installing sidemarkers?

Information on installing side markers for a Volvo 850/70 series car not equipped with them.

The corner lights come out by releasing a single spring. Use a flashlight to see the hook for the spring to disassemble and re-assembly.

The connectors have 3 wires. If you use the outside wires your side markes will be on when your lights are on and blink when using the blinkers. Polarity does not matter.

Installing sidemarkers, 1996 854 GLT

Bonus! More on the Volvo 850

Volvo unveiled an entirely new model series in June 1991, the Volvo 850 GLT. The Volvo 850 GLT was launched under the banner of “A dynamic car with four world-beating breakthroughs”.

The four new features were: transverse 5-cylinder engine driving the front wheels, Delta-link rear axle which combined the dynamics and ride comfort of independent suspension with the security of a live rear axle, the SIPS integrated side-impact protection system, and the self-adjusting front seat belt mechanism.

The exterior design of the 850 bore a strong Volvo identity, and its 740 and 940 heritage was immediately apparent.

Volvo 850 GLT received a tumultuous welcome; seldom has a new car reaped so many awards as the 850.

Over the intervening years, the 850 series has been expanded with additional variants, among them turbocharged petrol versions and a direct-injection turbo-diesel.

The Volvo 850 was also the first car in the world to offer side-impact airbags, which were introduced in autumn 1994.

In model year 1997, the S70 replaced the 850 Sedan car.

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