Are old Volvos reliable?

Are old Volvos reliable?

Volvo excels when it comes to safety, but, as with many other brands reviewed in the survey, reliability took a hit once the cars passed 3 years. For those with older models (3 – 8 years), more owners reported experiencing issues that necessitated repair at the garage.

Are Volvo 240s reliable?

The Volvo 240 is a classic example of European ingenuity. You aren?t buying this car for speed, or for show. The 240 is 100% reliable and is built VERY strong. It was designed for safety, and it was designed for reliability.

What kind of engine does a Volvo 760 have?

But since all 740s and 760 Turbo and 780 with 4-cylinder engine have basically the same engine (all of them are the B230 or B200-series engine) this tutorial can also be used at the 760 and 780 with a 4-cylinder engine. Servicing your Volvo 700-series car is very easy and doesn’t require any special tools.

Can you change the oil in a Volvo 760?

In this section I’ll show you how to easily change the oil and oil filter of your Volvo 740, 760 or 780 with a 4-cylinder engine. The B28 and B280 PRV V6-engines and the diesel-engines have a slightly different way to change the oil but is almost similar. I recommend to change the oil filter at every oil change since oil filters are pretty cheap.

What do I need to replace the spark plugs on my Volvo 760?

The items you need for replacing the spark plugs of your Volvo 740 or 760: a fresh set of OEM Volvo spark plugs and the ratchet, extender and right 21mm socket Another comparison: the old spark plug is very dirty and black. It’s a good thing I’m replacing it! If you use a torque wrench: install the new spark plugs with about 25nm.

What kind of oil does a Volvo 740 use?

In most cases 10W40 semi-synthetic oil will be fine (unless you’ve got a turbocharged engine and full synthetic oil is being used). For the older types (B17, B19, B21, B23, B200K, B230A and B230K) 15W40 mineral oil would be fine. But again: check what has been used in your car.