Volvo Bus Service and Maintenance Manual

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Contents

  Page
General Foreword
Special tools 2
Daily inspection routine 4
Test driving 6
Driver's report 8
Service Maintenance Procedures  
  General 9
  Engine  
  Fuel system 10
  Intake system 13
  Exhaust system 15
  Throttle controls 16
  Cooling system 18
  Electrical system  
  Batteries 20
  Drive belts 21
  Starter motor 21
  Alternator 22
  Electrical centre 22
  Exterior lighting 22
  Power train  
  Manual clutch 23
  Manual gearbox, splitter 23
  Automatic transmission 26
  Propeller shaft 27
  Rear axle suspension 27
  Brake system  
  Air pressure build-up 28
  Parking brake/blocking valve 30
  Brake linings, linkage system 30
  Wheel brake, inspection 31
  Slack adjusters, anchor point bolts 31
  Anti-lock brakes (ABS) 32
  Air dryer, water separator, etc. 33
  Load-sensing valve 33
  Electric retarder 34
  Hydraulic retarder 34
  Steering and suspension  
  Drag links, steering arms, tie-rod 35
  King pins, wheel hubs and bearings 36
  Bogie, axle distance 37
  Wheels, tyres 38
  Steering damper 40
  Frame 41
  Torque rods, reaction rods, anti-roll bar 41
  Shock absorbers 41
  Turntable (artic bus) 42
  Air suspension bellows 42
  Levelling valves, kneeling system, level control 43
  Leaf springs 44
  Body  
  Sub-frame, outer shell 45
  Bellows (artic bus) 46
  Doors 46
  Pull-out entrance step 49
  Roof hatches, luggage compartment lids 49
  Windscreen and windows 49
  Seats, belts, floor and floor panels 40
  Interior trim, hold-on bars, grab rails, sun visors,
rearview mirrors, driver's gate and loudspeaker system
51
  Safety equipment 52
  Heating system 53
  Air conditioning system 53
  Parking heater 54
  Chassis lubrication 55
  Oil quality and viscosity 55
  References to Service Bulletins Notes