Volvo S60: Fuel Formulations - Octane rating - Refueling - During your trip - Volvo S60 Owners ManualVolvo S60: Fuel Formulations

Do not use gasoline that contains lead as a knock inhibitor, and do not use lead additives. Besides damaging the exhaust emission control systems on your vehicle, lead has been strongly linked to certain forms of cancer. Many fuels contain benzene as a solvent. Unburned benzene has been strongly linked to certain forms of cancer. If you live in an area where you must fill your own gas tank, take precautions. These may include:

  • standing upwind away from the filler nozzle while refueling
  • refueling only at gas stations with vapor recovery systems that fully seal the mouth of the filler neck during refueling
  • wearing neoprene gloves while handling a fuel filler nozzle.
    Demanding driving
    In demanding driving conditions, such as operating the vehicle in hot weather, towing a trailer, or driving for extended periods at higher altitudes than normal, it may be advisable to switch to h ...

    Use of Additives
    With the exception of gas line antifreeze during winter months, do not add solvents, thickeners, or other store-bought additives to your vehicle's fuel, cooling, or lubricating systems. Overus ...

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    High/low beam headlights
    Continuous high beams 1. Set the ignition to mode II. 2. With the light switch in position 0 or , pull the turn signal lever toward the steering wheel to position 2 to toggle between high and low ...

    Safety System Check
    Now and then, check that the safety belt reminder light, safety belts, buckles, latch plates, retractors, and anchorages are working properly. Look for any other loose or damaged safety belt system p ...

    Shift ranges and their functions
    ● You can choose from 6 levels of engine braking force. ● A lower shift range will provide greater engine braking force than a higher shift range, and the engine speed will also increas ...