Volvo DL 1981 Owner Manual

1 9 8 1 VOLVO DL, GL and GLT, Page 45 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 1 9 8 1 VOLVO DL, GL and GLT pg. 34 Break in period, Service inspection STARTING AND DRIVING A new car should be broken in! 4-speed transmission During the break in period do not exceed the following speeds*: First 600 miles (1,000 km) 1st gear 20 mph (30 km/h) 2nd gear 30 mph (50 km/h) 3rd gear 50 mph (80 km/h) 4th gear 70 mph 1 (110 km/h) 1 1) 80 mph (130 km/h) with overdrive engaged. Do not use overdrive below 40 mph (65 km/h) 600-1,200 miles (1,000-2,000 km) 1st gear 25 mph(40 km/h) 2nd gear 45 mph (70 km/h) 3rd gear 60 mph (100 km/h) 4th gear 80 mph 2 (130 km/h) 2 Avoid driving at low speed in high gear. 2) 90 mph (150 km/h) with overdrive engaged. * These are the maximum speeds recommended by the factory. Note that legislation in different countries and states can stipulate other max. speeds than those given here. Automatic transmission Do not use "kick-down" when driving a car equipped with an automatic transmission during the first 1,200 miles (2,000 km). file:///K|/ownersdocs/1981/81_dl_gl_glt/81DLGLGLT_02.htm (1 of 13)12/22/2006 10:28:34 PM

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