Volvo DL 1981 Owner Manual

pg. 78 Paint touch-up, Page 100 of 127 pages for Volvo DL 1981 Owner Manual. The Owner Manual is applied into the following products: GL 1981, GT 1981

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1981 Volvo DL, GL and GLT The exterior rust protection should be inspected regularly or at least once per year. If the rust protection has been penetrated a repair should be made as soon as possible to prevent moisture from entering between the metal and coating. Carefully clean and remove any rust prior to repair of the rust protective coating. The internal rust protection should normally be renewed first time after 36 months and then at least every 24th month. See your Volvo dealer for additional information. pg. 78 Paint touch-up Paint touch-up Paint damage requires immediate attention to avoid rusting. Make it a habit to check the finish regularly, for instance when washing the car. Touch-up if necessary. Paint repairs require special equipment and skill. Contact your Volvo dealer for any extensive damages. Minor scratches can be repaired by using Volvo touch-up paint. Note: When ordering touch-up paint from your Volvo dealer, use the paint code indicated on the service label. The label is located on the wheel housing in the engine compartment. Minor stone chips and scratches Material: Rust remover Primer - brush on type Surface finish - brush on type (The paint pen head also contains grinding paste for subsequent treatment.) Penknife or similar Brush Note: When touching-up the car, it should be clean and dry and have a surface temperature above +15°C (60°F). Scars on the surface (where the paint has not been completely penetrated). Repairs can be made directly after light scraping to remove dirt. file:///K|/ownersdocs/1981/81_dl_gl_glt/81DLGLGLT_03c.htm (2 of 12)12/22/2006 10:28:44 PM

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