Installation Instruction

Installation instructions, accessories
Volvo Car Corporation Gothenburg, Sweden
XC70 2011
XC70 (08-) 2011 B6304T4, XC70 (08-) 2011 B6324S5

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Electric engine heater, 230 V, 6-cyl




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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.

 

Applies to all models

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Applies to all models

  • Turn the front wheels so that the screws in the wing liner are accessible.

2
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  • Remove the five (seven on the XC60) screws at the front edge of the fender liner.

3
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  • Remove the plastic nut that holds the wing liner into the body.

4
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  • Fold the wing liner out of the way.

5
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  • Remove the engine splash guard.

 

Applies to the S80

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Applies to the S80

  • Use isopropanol to clean the bumper cover where the cutting template for the front engine block heater socket is to be secured.

  • Wipe dry.

7
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  • Take the template from the kit and cut it following the dotted lines.

8
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  • Remove the protective backing tape from the template and secure the template edge to edge with the front edge of the front wing and embossing in the bumper cover as illustrated.

9
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  • Take a sharp knife. First make a thin cut along the edges of the inside of the template. This provides a groove to follow. Then cut carefully out of the bumper cover.


    Note!

    Cut carefully. It is easy to slip with the knife and move outside the template.


  • Remove the template and tape pieces.

  • Install the protective cover for the front engine block heater socket from the kit. Check that it aligns. Adjust the hole using a knife or file as necessary.

  • Smooth off the hole edges. Remove any swarf.

 

Applies to the V70 (08-)

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Applies to the V70 (08-)

  • Use isopropanol to clean the bumper cover where the cutting template for the front engine block heater socket is to be secured.

  • Wipe dry.

11
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  • Find the template for the front intake in the installation instructions. Cut it out following the dotted lines.


    Note!

    Check the scale.


12
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  • Attach the template using tape edge to edge with front edge of the front wing and the embossing in the bumper cover as illustrated.

13
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  • Take a sharp knife. First make a thin cut along the edges of the inside of the template. This provides a groove to follow. Then cut carefully out of the bumper cover.


    Note!

    Cut carefully. It is easy to slip with the knife and move outside the template.


  • Remove the template.

  • Install the protective cover for the front engine block heater socket from the kit. Check that it aligns. Adjust the hole using a knife or file as necessary.

  • Smooth off the hole edges. Remove any swarf.

 

Applies to the XC70 (08-)

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Applies to the XC70 (08-)

  • Remove the three screws.

15
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  • Remove the bumper section on the left-hand side by pulling it forwards at the same time as bending the air baffle down.

16
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  • Disconnect the connector for the fog lamp and also the parking assistance connector if applicable.

17
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  • Using a sharp knife, first make a thin cut along the edges of the marking inside of the bumper cover. Then carefully cut the bumper cover.


    Note!

    Cut carefully. It is easy to slip with the knife and move outside the markings.


  • Install the protective cover for the front engine block heater socket from the kit. Check that it aligns.


    Note!

    Ensure that the protective cover is turned the correct way (shown in next image).


  • Adjust the hole with a knife as necessary.

  • Smooth off the hole edges. Remove any swarf.

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  • Install the connector for the fog lamp and parking assistance connector (if applicable) and reinstall the bumper section.

  • Using a sharp knife, first make a thin cut along the edges of the inner section of the bumper flush with the prepared hole on the outer bumper section.


    Note!

    Cut carefully. It is easy to slip with the knife and move outside.


  • Install the protective cover for the front engine block heater socket from the kit. Check that it aligns.


    Note!

    Ensure that the protective cover is turned the correct way, see image.


  • Adjust the hole using a knife or file if necessary.

 

Applies to the XC60

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Applies to the XC60

  • Clean the marked surface using isopropanol and wipe dry.

20
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  • Find the template for the front intake in the installation instructions. Cut it out following the dotted lines.


Note!

Check the scale.


21
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  • Attach the template using tape edge to edge with front edge of the front wing and the joint in the bumper cover as illustrated.

22
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  • Take a sharp knife. First make a thin cut along the edges of the inside of the template. This provides a groove to follow. Then cut carefully out of the bumper cover.


    Note!

    Cut carefully. It is easy to slip with the knife and move outside the template.


  • Remove the template

  • Install the protective cover for the front engine block heater socket from the kit. Check that it aligns. Adjust the hole using a knife as necessary.

  • Smooth off the hole edges. Remove any swarf.

 

Applies to all models

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Applies to all models

  • Fold the wing liner out of the way.

24
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  • Press the protective cover (from the kit) into place in the hole cut in the bumper cover.

  • Insert the cable for the front engine block heater socket together with the ground lead from the kit through the protective cover.

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25B
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Illustrations A and B

  • Install the attaching brace and nut from the kit.

  • Rotate the connector for the front engine block heater socket so that the cover opens backwards (Illustration B).

  • Tighten the front engine block heater socket to the bumper shell.

  • Plug the electrical connector into the front engine block heater socket. Use the connector as a counterhold when tightening.

  • Press the cable into the holder on the washer fluid reservoir.

  • Remove the cover on the radiator expansion tank.

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26B
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Illustrations A and B

  • Route the cable with the ground cable from the front engine block heater socket in front of the left-hand front mounting for the subframe and down on the inside of the subframe.

27
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  • Drill a Ø 4mm (Ø 5/32 ") hole for the front intake grounding on the underside of the left front side member as illustrated.

  • Deburr the hole edges, remove the drill swarf and apply rustproofing agent to the edges.

  • Remove screw and toothed washer from the kit and tighten the ground cable.

  • Clamp up the excess ground cable to the cable for the front engine block heater socket using a tie strap from the kit.

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  • Take two clips from the kit and install them on the upper edge of the subframe, and turned in toward the subframe U-profile. Install the clips in the positions illustrated.

29
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  • Install a cable tie with clip in the hole in the upper edge of the subframe in order to clamp up any excess cable. The cable tie must be fitted turned in toward the subframe U-profile, between the already installed clips.

30
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  • Drain the coolant.

  • Tighten the nipple after the coolant has been drained.

31
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  • Detach the double clamp for the cable to the alternator on the thermostat housing hose.

  • Rotate the catch on the thermostat housing pipe anticlockwise, detach the hose and drain the remaining coolant.

32
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  • Cut off the hose using a sharp knife in accordance with the measurements.


    Hint

    Install a piece of tape over the cutting location and mark with a pen where the incision should be. Reinstall the hose connection in the pipe in order to support the cutting process.



    Note!

    Do not damage the adjacent cable harnesses.


  • Make the incision as straight as possible.

  • The short hose-end that was cut off shall be used again.

33
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  • Cut out the short cut-off hose section as illustrated.

  • Discard the cut-off hose bend.

34
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  • Remove the short hose-end and press it on the pipe that runs to the thermostat housing. Make sure that the cut-out in the hose connection is turned down and fits into the corresponding pin in the pipe connection.

  • Rotate the catch on the pipe clockwise against the stop.

  • Take a hose clamp from the kit and install it on the hose-end.

35
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  • Take the engine block heater, bracket, rubber coated clamp and screw from the kit and assemble them as illustrated.

  • Do not tighten the screw yet.

36
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  • Take the hose clamp from the kit and fit it onto the engine block heater's upper connection.

37
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  • Position the engine block heater with bracket in the front edge of the oil sump and connect both hose-ends to the engine block heater's connections.

  • Take a screw from the kit and tighten the bracket with engine block heater into the existing hole in the oil sump.


    Note!

    The screw is self-tapping so insertion may be slow. Make sure that the screw is centred straight into the hole, so that the screw head is flat against the bracket.


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  • Adjust the engine block heater in the rubber coated clamp so that the hoses are properly fitted on the engine block heater's connections.

  • Tighten the screw to the rubber coated clamp.

  • Tighten the hose clamps to the engine block heater.

  • Install the double clamp to the cable for the alternator in the engine block heater's upper hose.

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  • Take the joint cable from the kit.

  • Lubricate the O-ring on the connector for the heater's cable with low temperature grease P/N 1161427.


Note!

Do not get any grease on the surfaces of the connector.


40
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  • Connect the joint cable in the engine block heater and press it in firmly.

  • Press a locking sleeve from the kit over the cable splice.

41
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  • Take a double tie strap and clamp the joint cable into the pipe that runs to the thermostat housing.

42
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Applies when fitting passenger compartment connector at the same time

  • Take the locking sleeves from the kit.

  • Connect the cables in accordance with the following:

  • Cable (1) from the engine block heater.

    Cable (2) joint cable to the passenger compartment connector socket.

    Cable (3) from the front engine block heater socket.

  • Press the cables firmly into the junction connector and press the locking sleeves in over the cable splices.

43
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  • Firmly press together the cable from the engine block heater and the cable from the front engine block heater socket and press in a locking sleeve from the kit over the edge.

44
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  • Press the cable into the two clips and tighten the cable splice to the subframe using the clip's tie strap.

45
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  • Top up with coolant and run the engine to operating temperature.

  • Bleed the cooling system and check that there is no leakage.

  • Top up the cooling system as required.

46
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  • Reinstall the engine splash guard. Tighten.

47
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  • Reinstall the wing liner.

48
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  • Reinstall the plastic nut that holds the wing liner into the body.

49
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  • Tighten the screws in the front edge of the wing liner.

 

Applies to the XC70

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Applies to the XC70

  • Reinstall the three screws.