V40 and S40 Spark Plugs

How to change spark plugs on your Volvo V40 or S40. It’s very simple actually- and yes, it’s worth the savings. Make sure an buy genuine Volvo plugs or what’s recommended in your owner’s manual as well as gapping them to the correct spec. The how-to is below (tightening torque is 20.5 ft. lbs which works out to be about the same as tightening them up until they bottom out and then another 1/4 turn).

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3 Replies to “V40 and S40 Spark Plugs”

  1. Hi, I have a 1998 Volvo V40 2.0L Station Wagon & would like to know if anyone can tell me what the spark plug gap should be.
    I bought the car but cannot find any info on service data or specs.
    Would really appreciate some reference to it maybe some web page
    were or e-mailed to [email protected]
    Best Regards
    Daan

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