Installation Instruction

Installation instructions, accessories
Volvo Car Corporation Gothenburg, Sweden
C30 2011

Instruction NoVersionPart. No.Click to download PDF-version of this Installation Instruction
313738961.231265611, 31330003, 31330004, 30758015, 30758016, 30758017, 30758018
Skid plate, front bumper




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Equipment
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INTRODUCTION

  • Read through all of the instructions before starting installation.

  • Notifications and warning texts are for your safety and to minimise the risk of something breaking during installation.

  • Ensure that all tools stated in the instructions are available before starting installation.

  • Certain steps in the instructions are only presented in the form of images. Explanatory text is also given for more complicated steps.

  • In the event of any problems with the instructions or the accessory, contact your local Volvo dealer.

  

Note!

Carry out the work at a temperature of at least 20 °C (68 °F).

Do not use the vehicle within 2 hours after doing the work.

Do not wash the vehicle within 48 hours after doing the work.


 
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  • Wash the surfaces of the car that are to be covered by the skid plate.

  • Wipe dry.

2
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  • Remove the two centre screws from the air baffle. They will not be reused.

3
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  • Take the drilling template and skid plate from the kit and press the drilling template into the hole in the mounting lug to the clip's mounting.

  • Repeat the operation on the other side.

4
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  • Remove the backing tape from both templates.

5
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  • Secure the skid plate using existing screws. Do not tighten excessively so that the position can be adjusted laterally. Ensure that the tape on the drilling template does not adhere yet.

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  • Now position the skid plate laterally (1). Ensure that the tape on the drilling templates does not adhere yet.


Note!

Push the ends (2) of the skid plate up from underneath as far as possible, and then press in front of the drilling templates (3) so that the tape adheres.


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  • Remove the skid plate from the grille.

8
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  • Drill out the holes through the taped drilling templates.

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  • Remove the drilling templates on both sides.

10
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  • Drill the holes to Ø 8 mm (5/16 ").

  • Remove the swarf and smooth off the hole edges.

11
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  • Take the clip from the kit and take the skid plate again.

  • Insert one spike on the clip under the edge of the hole in the skid plate, turn clockwise and at the same time press until the clip is in place.

  • Repeat the operation on the other side.

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12B
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Illustrations A and B

  • Now carefully pull off the protective tape slightly from each piece of tape on both sides and secure on the upper side/outside using pieces of tape on both sides of the skid plate.

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  • Clean the marked surfaces for the tape to the skid plate using isopropanol.

  • Wipe dry.

14A
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Illustration A

  • Position the skid plate so that the clips can be felt against the edges of the holes on both sides. Ensure that the tape does not adhere too soon.

Illustration B

  • Hold the skid plate with one hand at the same time as removing the protective tape.

  • Press the centre of the clips so that they engage.

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  • Now press the skid plate into place opposite the tape all the way around.


Note!

Ensure to press with approx 50 N of force for 15 seconds on all surfaces where the tape is attached so that it adheres properly.


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  • Tighten the skid plate underneath using existing screws.

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  • Drill through the existing holes in the outer ends of the skid plate and through the air baffle.

  • Remove any swarf.

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  • Take the rivets from the kit and rivet the skid plate in the outer ends.