Volvo XC60: Engine compartment, overview - Hood and engine compartment - Maintenance and specifications - Volvo XC60 Owner's ManualVolvo XC60: Engine compartment, overview

The appearance of the engine compartment

The appearance of the engine compartment may vary depending on engine model.

1 Coolant expansion tank
2 Power steering fluid reservoir
3 Engine oil dipstick
4 Radiator
5 Filler cap for engine oil
6 Cover over brake fluid reservoir
7 Battery
8 Relay and fuse box
9 Washer fluid reservoir
10 Air cleaner

WARNING
The cooling fan may start or continue to operate (for up to 6 minutes) after the engine has been switched off.

WARNING
The ignition should always be completely switched off before performing any operations in the engine compartment.
The distributor ignition system operates at very high voltages. Special safety precautions must be followed to prevent injury.
Always turn the ignition off when:
• Replacing distributor ignition components e.g. plugs, coil, etc.
• Do not touch any part of the distributor ignition system while the engine is running.
This may result in unintended movements and body injury.

    Opening and closing the hood
    1 Pull the lever located under the left side of the dash to release the hood lock. An information symbol will illuminate when the hood is open. 2 Lift the hood slightly. Press the release c ...

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