Volvo V50 2006 Owner Manual

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2006 Volvo V50 Fuel filler door Press the button on the light switch panel (see the illustration on page 43 ) with the ignition switched off to unlock the fuel filler door. Please note that the fuel filler door will remain unlocked until the vehicle begins to move forward. An audible click will be heard when the fuel filler door relocks. If you intend to leave your vehicle while it is being refueled, this feature enables you to lock the doors/ tailgate while leaving the fuel filler door unlocked. You can also keep the vehicle locked if you remain inside it during refueling. The central locking button does not lock the fuel filler door. Be sure the fuel filler door is not obstructed and is completely closed after refueling. Open the fuel filler cap slowly during hot weather. Refueling The fuel tank is designed to hold approximately 15.9 US gallons (60 liters) 1 with sufficient volume left over to accommodate possible expansion of the fuel in hot weather. Be aware that the "usable" tank capacity will be somewhat less than the specified maximum. When the fuel level is low, such factors as ambient temperature, the fuel's "Reid vapor pressure" characteristics, and terrain can affect the fuel pump's ability to supply the engine with an adequate supply of fuel. Therefore, it is advisable to refuel as soon as possible when the needle nears the red zone, or when the fuel warning light comes on. 1. Models with All Wheel Drive have a tank volume of 15 US gallons (57 liters). Models with engine code 39 have a fuel tank capacity of 14 US gallons (53 liters). This code is the 6th and 7th digits from the left in your vehicle's VIN number. See page 184 for the location of the VIN plate. pg. 105 Fuel requirements CAUTION! Do not refuel with the engine running a . Turn the ignition off or to position I. If the ignition is on, an incorrect reading could occur in the fuel gauge After refueling, close the fuel filler cap by turning it clockwise until it clicks into place. Allow for fuel expansion by not overfilling the tank. Overfilling could also cause damage to the emission control systems. Avoid spilling gasoline during refueling. In addition to causing damage to the environment, gasolines containing alcohol can cause damage to painted surfaces, which may not be covered under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. Do not use gasolines containing methanol (methyl alcohol, wood alcohol). This practice can result in file:///K|/ownersdocs/2006/2006_V50/06v50_07a.htm (7 of 16)12/30/2006 4:49:35 PM

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