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Volvo Coolant Flush How-To

Adding volvo coolant to your Volvo is easy. Volvo coolant circulates through your engine to keep it cool in the summer but won't freeze in the winter.

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How do I flush my Volvo Coolant?

Adding volvo coolant (also known as antifreeze) to your Volvo is easy. Volvo coolant circulates through your engine to keep it cool in the summer but won’t freeze in the winter. Make sure to check your engine when it is cold for an accurate reading. Be sure to check your owners manual to determine the correct type of volvo coolant to add – for Volvos, it will typically be in a section titled Fluid Capacities in the back of your manual. Mix the coolant with distilled water so that you have a combination of 50% coolant and 50% water. Some coolants will come premixed…that is, you don’t need to add any water. These coolants will typically say 50/50 or pre-mixed on the front of the coolant bottle.

Removing the volvo coolant reservoir cap on a warm engine could cause the cap to fly off at a high rate of speed and fluid to spray out of the reservoir. Always wear safety goggles when working on your Volvo. Promptly wipe up any spilled fluid as it is highly toxic. Animals love its sweet taste, so even a spilling a small amount on your garage floor can end up in the dog’s stomach pretty quickly. If you notice an oily surface in your coolant, immediately have your mechanic inspect your S60 for head gasket leakage

Coolant Flush How-To

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  1. the “Read the rest..” link above is not working (it references a non-existent anchor tag on the tips.php) and I’ll be d*mned if I can find the article to which it is supposed to be pointing.

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