How do you check the oil on a Volvo V40?

How do you check the oil on a Volvo V40?

Measuring the oil level Activate key position II; see Key positions – functions at different levels. Rotate the thumbwheel on the left-hand stalk switch to position Oil level. You will then see information displayed about the engine oil level.

Where is dipstick in Volvo V40?

Does a Volvo V40 have a dipstick? Engines with electronic oil level sensor do not have a dipstick . The oil level is checked using the electronic oil level gauge with the thumbwheel when the engine is switched off, see Menu navigation – combined instrument panel.

How much oil does a Volvo V40 hold?


V40 Engine Engine code Volume, incl. oil filter (litres)
T3 B4154T4 approx. 5.6
T3 B4154T6 approx. 5.6
T3 B4204T37 approx. 5.9
T4 B4204T19 approx. 5.9

How much oil does Volvo V40 take?

Model: Volvo V40 (2012 – )

Engine Capacity/Filter capacity litres(liters)
V40 T2 1.5 (90 kW) (2015 – ) B4154T5 5.6
V40 T2 2.0 (90 kW) (2015 – ) B4204T38 5.9
V40 T3 1.6 (110 kW) (2012 – 2015) B4164T3 4.1

What oil does a Volvo V40 D4 take?

Engine oil – grade and volume

V40 Engine Engine code Oil grade
T4 B5204T8 Oil grade: ACEA A5/B5 Viscosity: SAE 0W–30
T5 B5204T9
T5 B4204T11 Castrol Edge Professional V 0W-20 or VCC RBS0-2AE 0w20
D4 D4204T14

Where is the dipstick on a Volvo V40?

The procedure to read it is in the manual – you have to press the start button without putting your foot on the clutch and keep it pressed until all the dash warning lights come on, then the option becomes ungreyed (basically the same as turning the key to igniton position II on a normal car).

How can I check the oil level in my Volvo V40?

Click to expand… the sensors in the sump are very reliable,there is however a short dipstick fitted to most 5 cyl diesel engines the exception however is the new d4 4 cl engine which only has a electronic check.

Why do I need to underfill my Volvo V40?

You should underfill when changing oil to allow for DPF regen fuel getting into the sump. Check you have the correct spec oil as the wrong oil just might trigger an oil change message. You can drain a bit of the oil if you have a carter pump. There is a tube connected to your oil pan which you can use.

Where is the dipstick in the engine bay?

The oil level option in the computer is greyed out. When I select it nothing happens. As its greyed out I assume that my car does not have the in car level gauge option fitted but for the life of me I can’t find a dipstick in the engine bay. Any suggestions? I’m sorry if this is a stupid question.