Volvo V50 2006 Owner Manual

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2006 Volvo V50 Oil additives must not be used. NOTE: Synthetic oil is not used when the oil is changed at the normal service intervals. This oil is only used at customer request, at additional charge. Please consult your Volvo retailer. Oil viscosity (stable ambient temperatures) Operation in hot climates When temperatures exceed 86° F (30° C) in your area, Volvo recommends, for the protection of your engine, that you use a heavier weight oil, such as SAE 10W-30. See the viscosity chart. Operation in temperate climates Incorrect viscosity oil can shorten engine life. Under normal use when temperatures do not exceed 86° F (30° C), SAE 5W-30 will provide good fuel economy and engine protection. See the viscosity chart. American Petroleum Institute (API) symbol Extreme engine operation Synthetic oils meeting SAE 10W-30 and complying with oil quality requirements are recommended for driving in areas of sustained temperature extremes (hot or cold), when towing a trailer over long distances, and for prolonged driving in mountainous areas. American Petroleum Institute (API) symbol The API Service Symbol "donut" is divided into three parts: The upper section describes the oil's performance level. file:///K|/ownersdocs/2006/2006_V50/06v50_12a.htm (5 of 9)12/30/2006 4:49:44 PM

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