Installation Instruction

Installation instructions, accessories
Volvo Car Corporation Gothenburg, Sweden
V50 2004

Instruction NoVersionPart. No.Click to download PDF-version of this Installation Instruction
312016911.031257592
Towbar, wiring, 13-pin




 
Equipment
A0000162
A0000161
A0801196

IMG-273338


 
  

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.

 

Preparations, apply to the S40 (04-) and V50

1
IMG-245980
 

Preparations, apply to the S40 (04-) and V50

  • Turn the ignition switch to position 0.


    Note!

    Wait at least three minutes before unplugging the connectors or removing other electrical equipment.


2
J8601089
 

  • Remove the four screws (1) for the bumper. The screws are underneath the bumper and on the sides at the bottom of the tailgate opening.

3
J8601058
 

  • Remove the five screws (1) holding the bumper cover at the rear edge of the wing liner in the rear wheel arch. Repeat on the other side.

4A
J8504526
4B
J8504527
 

Illustration A

  • Remove the end of the bumper cover. Grasp the bumper cover inside the wing liner. Pull carefully until the six catches at the top edge release. Repeat on the other side.

Illustration B

  • Remove the bumper cover by pulling it straight backwards.

 

Preparations, apply to the V50

5
J8504575
 

Preparations, apply to the V50

  • Remove the cargo compartment carpet.

6
J8504577
 

  • Prize off the four external clips at the front edge/bottom edge of the sill trim panel on the tailgate.

  • Pry up one of the corners of the sill trim panel so that the two clips at that end release. Use a weatherstrip tool.

  • Pull up the sill trim panel so the remaining six clips release. Remove the panel.

  • Detach the rubber strip where it covers the right-hand side panel in the boot opening.

7
J8504578
 

  • Fold the seat cushion and backrest on the right-hand side of the rear seat forward.

8
J8504702
 

  • Grasp the upper edge of the right-hand side cushion. Pull the side cushion forward so that the clip on the reverse releases (A).

  • Slide the side cushion upwards.

  • Remove the screw at the rear edge of the panel at the front/top of the right-hand side panel (B).

  • Pull the panel upwards so that the four clips on the inside release.

9
J8504585
 

  • Pull off the rubber strip at the rear of the opening for the right-hand rear door.

  • Carefully pry off the lower panel on the C-post on the right-hand side. Pry the top edge using a weatherstrip tool. Pull in the C-post panel so that the two upper clips release. Then continue pulling down until the last two clips release.

10
J8504570
 

  • Fold out the load securing eyelets on the right-hand side panel.

  • Insert a scriber with an angled tip into the holes in the top of the covers (1). Turn the scriber so that the tip engages the reverse of the covers. Pull the covers off.

  • Remove the screws in the load securing eyelets.

  • Remove the screw (2) at the front/top edge of the side panel.

  • Pull off the side panel at the top so that the two clips at the rear/bottom of the side window and the clip at the bottom of the D-post release. If the car has a 12V socket in the side panel, disconnect the connector from this socket.

  • Lift out the side panel.

11
J3904767
 

    Applies to cars with reversing warning systems

  • Remove the back-up (reversing) warning system (PAS) from behind the right-hand wheel arch, to facilitate access to route the cable harness to the tow bar. If necessary, disconnect any surrounding wiring.

12
J8504615
 

  • Remove the insulation panel on the right-hand side. It is secured with two clips.

 

Preparations, apply to the S40 (04-)

13
J8504553
 

Preparations, apply to the S40 (04-)

  • Remove the cargo compartment carpet.

14
J8504552
 

  • Remove the upper floor support on the left and right-hand sides if applicable.

15
J8504554
 

  • Unscrew the two external clips at the front edge/bottom edge of the sill trim panel on the tailgate.

  • Pry up one of the corners of the sill trim panel using a weatherstrip tool so that the two clips at that end release.

  • Pull up the sill trim panel at the other end so that the remaining two clips release. Remove the sill trim panel.

  • Detach the rubber strip where it covers the right-hand side panel in the boot opening.

16
J8504691
 

  • Remove the three clips (1) that hold the right-hand side panel in the bodywork.

  • Unhook the side panel from the mounting (2) on the underneath of the parcel shelf.

  • Fold out the rear edge of the side panel from the bodywork. At the same time unhook the side panel from the rear load securing eyelet. If the car has a 12V socket in the side panel, disconnect the connector from this socket (if applicable).

  • Fold out the side panel to access the space in the rear of the wheel arch.

17
J3904768
 

    Applies to cars with reversing warning systems

  • Remove the back-up (reversing) warning system (PAS) from behind the right-hand wheel arch, to facilitate access to route the cable harness to the tow bar. If necessary, disconnect any surrounding wiring.

 

Installing the trailer hitch connector, applies to the S40 (04-) and V50

18
J8903198
 

Installing the trailer hitch connector, applies to the S40 (04-) and V50

  • Install the trailer hitch connector with cable harness to the bracket on the left-hand side of the tow bar. Use screws and nuts from the kit.

19A
IMG-273184
19B
IMG-273185
 

Illustration A applies to the S40 (04-)

Illustration B applies to the V50

  • Pull up the cable to the plastic bracket, route it to the right and secure it using two cable ties from the kit as illustrated.

20
IMG-273333
 

  • Route the cable down underneath the collision member's right-hand mounting and secure it using the joined cable ties from the kit.

  • Secure the cable at the collision member with two joined cable ties from the kit.

21
J8903624
 

  • Take pliers, part no. 9987596, and widen the hole in the rubber grommet. Pull the wiring through. Adjust the length of the cable harness up to the rubber grommet.

22
IMG-272768
 

  • Insert the cable harness into the cargo compartment through the hole in the car body. Press the rubber grommet into place.

23A
J8903538
23B
J8903539
 

Illustration A applies to the V50 without RTI (road traffic information)

  • Remove the screw and the nut holding the AM/FM tuner module (AFM) in the bodywork. Disconnect the wiring if necessary.

  • Place the AM/FM tuner module (AFM) to one side.

Illustration B applies to the V50 with RTI (road traffic information)

  • Remove the screws and the nuts holding the AM/FM tuner module (AFM) and the traffic message channel module (TMC) in the bodywork.

  • Remove the AM/FM tuner module (AFM) and the traffic message channel module (TMC) from the bodywork. Disconnect the wiring if necessary.

  • Place the AM/FM tuner module (AFM) and the traffic message channel module (TMC) to one side.

24
J8903623
 

  • Pull the cable harness from the towbar.

25
J3703235
 

  • Take the connector from the kit. Depress the catches and pull out the connector's lock.

26
J3703240
 

  • Take the connector from the kit and install the cable ends as follows:

Position

Cable

Function

1

4

Right indicator lamps

2

10

Charging

3

15

Left brake lamp

6

8

Reversing lamp

7

16

Right brake lamp

8

2

Fog lights

10

1

Left indicator lamps

12

14

Position lamps


27A
IMG-272771
27B
IMG-272772
 

Illustration A applies to the S40 (04-)

Illustration B applies to the V50

  • Press the connected connector into the trailer module (TRM).

  • Connect the ground lead from the routed cable harness to the ground terminal under the tail lamp. Tighten the screw fully.

28A
J8903629
28B
J8903632
 

Illustration A

  • Connect the white 2 pin male connector (1) in the pre-routed cable harness, to the existing white clamped 2 pin female connector (2) at the rear edge of the wheel housing.

  • Take a cable tie from the kit and clamp the remaining white connector (3) on the pre-routed cable harness at existing cables at the rear edge of the wheel housing.

  • Connect the ground lead (4) to the existing ground terminal under the right-hand tail lamp. Tighten the screw fully.

Image B applies to cars with a 12 V socket

  • Connect the white 2 pin female connector (1) that was disconnected from the 12 V socket to the white 2 pin male connector (2) on the routed cable harness.

  • Connect the remaining white 2 pin female connector (3) on the routed cable harness to the 12 V socket.

  • Connect the ground lead (4) to the existing ground terminal under the right-hand tail lamp. Tighten the screw fully.

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    Applies to the V50

  • Reinstall the AM/FM tuner module (AFM) / traffic message channel module (TMC).

  • Reinstall the insulation panel.

    Applies to the S40 (04-)/V50

  • Refit the back-up (reversing) warning system (PAS), if the car is equipped with one. Refit any other detached cables.

  • Reinstall the side panel.

    Applies to the V50

  • Tighten the screws for the load securing eyelets. Tighten to 24 Nm (18 lbf.ft.).

  • Reinstall the panel at the front/top of the side panel. Press downwards so that the catches engage. Tighten using the screw.

  • Reinstall the C-post panel.

  • Reinstall the rubber strip at the rear edge of the opening for the rear door.

  • Reinstall the side bolster.

    Applies to the S40 (04-)/V50

  • Reinstall the rubber strip in the tailgate opening.

  • Reinstall the sill trim panel in the tailgate opening.

    Applies to S40 (04-)

  • Reinstall the upper floor supports if applicable.

    Applies to the S40 (04-)/V50

  • Reinstall the cargo compartment carpet.

    Applies to the V50

  • Fold the backrest and seat back into place.

    Applies to the S40 (04-)/V50

  • Reinstall the bumper cover.

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A3901793
 


Note!

For correct function, the trailer module (TRM) must be programmed with software before checks can be carried out.


Checking the 13 pin connector.

Position

Function

1

Left indicator lamps

2

Rear fog lamp

3

Ground

4

Right indicator lamps

5

Right rear position lamp

6

Brake lamp

7

Left rear running light

8

Reversing lamp

9

Power supply

10

Charging

11

Charging ground

12

Trailer indicator

13

Ground