1981 Volvo DL, GL and GLT
CAUTION: Improper hook-up of jumper cables could result in damage to equipment and/or
Check that cars are not touching. (To prevent premature completion of negative circuit).
Using jumper cables, first connect booster battery positive terminal (+) to car battery positive terminal
(+). Then connect booster battery negative terminal (-) to a stationary solid metal part on the engine at a
point away from the battery. Do not connect to any part of fuel system or any moving parts. Avoid
touching hot manifolds.
After engine has started remove negative terminal (-) jumper cable first then positive terminal (+)
To prevent possible explosion, never expose battery to open flame or electric spark. Do not smoke
near battery. Batteries generate Hydrogen gas which is flammable and explosive.
Battery fluid contains sulfuric acid. Do not allow battery fluid to contact eyes, skin, fabrics or painted
surfaces. If contact occurs, flush affected area immediately with water.
Seek medical attention if eyes are affected.
pg. 66 Replacing bulbs
The replacement of bulbs in the various lighting units is shown on the following pages. Make sure when
installing bulbs, that the guide pin on the socket fits into its corresponding recess.
When installing bulbs, do not touch the glass with your fingers. The reason for this is that grease, oil or
any other impurities can be carbonized onto the bulb and damage the reflector.
Use bulbs of correct type and voltage. Failure to do so could activate the bulb failure warning light.
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