Volvo 740, 760 & 780 service and repair manual
On this page you can find the service manual for the Volvo 740, 760 and Volvo 780 Bertone Coupe. These service manuals will help you to repair your Volvo 740, 760 or 780, fix some small things, service the car and how to install accessories and upgrades. Follow the step-by-step instructions of the service & repair manual to maintain your Volvo 700-series car in perfect condition and your car will last much longer!
These greenbooks are also known as the official Volvo service & repair manuals. Also included are the service bulletins and service hints by Volvo. The service manuals includes the B23, B200, B230, B204 and B234 (all those 4-cylinder engines are known as “redblocks”), B28 and B280-engines and also the D24 diesel engines (also the turbodiesel and turbodiesel with intercooler engines). The service & repair manuals are written in English.
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The Volvo 740, 760 & 780 service and repair manual covers the following models:
- Volvo 744 (4-door Volvo 740-series sedan with 4-cylinder redblock or 6-cylinder diesel engine)
- Volvo 745 (5-door estate / stationwagon with 4-cylinder redblock or 6-cylinder diesel engine)
- Volvo 764 (4-door sedan / saloon with B28 or B280 V6 PRV-engine or 6-cylinder turbo diesel engine)
- Volvo 765 (5-door estate / stationwagon with B28 or B280 V6 PRV-engine or 6-cylinder turbo diesel engine)
- Volvo 780 (2-door coupe with B280 V6 PRV-engine, 6-cylinder turbo diesel engine or 16-valve 4-cylinder engine)
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Volvo 740, 760 and 780 service & repair manual
The service & repair manual of the Volvo 700-series is divided into categories, which contains multiple sections / groups. Just look up the category you’re looking for and click on the subject to view the workshop manual (it will open in a new window/tab).
Please note: a lot of parts and components of the Volvo 740, 760 and 780 are shared with the Volvo 240 and 260, and the Volvo 940 and 960 (also S90 and V90). Some of the repair manuals below are of a Volvo 200-series or 900-series but can be used for the Volvo 700-series as well.
Volvo 740, 760 & 780 service manual – section 1: general info & maintenance
In this group you can find info about the service interval, checklists and which oil and other lubrication is needed for your Volvo 240 or 260. It’s a pretty general section, but very useful for servicing your Volvo 740, 760 or 780with the right maintenance schedule.
Volvo 200 and 700-series 7.500 mile maintenance & service until modelyear 1984 (can also be used for all other modelyears, for the engines until 1985, this service manual is written for the Volvo 200-series but is also used for the Volvo 700-series since these cars have the same engines and gearboxes)
Volvo 740, 760 and 780 service & repair manual – section 2: engine & fuel system
This group contains the Volvo 700-series service & repair manuals for the engines (redblocks, PRV V6 and diesel-engines), carburated and fuel injection systems and other engine components like the cooling system.
The service & repair manuals below are for the Volvo 240 but can also be used for the Volvo 740 with a B23A, B230A or B230K engine:
Volvo 740, 760 & 780 D6 / D24 diesel engines service & repair manuals
The Volkswagen D24 6-cylinder diesel engine of the Volvo 240 was also used in the Volvo 740, 760, 780 and 940. For some markets there was also a 5-cylinder engine available (the D20 diesel engine) which was exactly the same engine but with one cylinder less. These service manuals describes the D20 (5-cylinder diesel engine without turbo), D24 (6-cylinder diesel without turbo), the D24T (6-cylinder diesel engine with turbo) and the D24TIC (6-cylinder diesel engine with turbo and intercooler).
Volvo 740, 760 & 780 service manual – section 3: electrical system
This group contains the electrical components of the Volvo 700-series cars. You can find the service & repair manuals for the charging system (battery and alternator), ignition system (with contact breakers, breakerless and computer-controlled systems), fault tracing and all wiring diagrams for the Volvo 740, 760 and 780 in this part of the Volvo 700-series service manual. Just like the rest of the service manual a lot of components and parts of the Volvo 740 and 760/780 are shared with the Volvo 200-series and 940/960. That’s why a lot of sections of the service manuals below are from these models.
Volvo 240 complete electrical system service & repair manual
Most parts of the electrical system of the Volvo 200-series are also used on the Volvo 740, 760 and 780
Volvo 240 & 260 charging system fault tracing
Since the Volvo 700-series uses the same alternators and batteries this service manual can also be used for the Volvo 740, 760 and 780
Volvo 240 & 260 service manual – section 4: rear axle, power train & transmissions
This group contains the Volvo 740, 760 and 780 service & repair manuals of the rear axle , driveshaft and manual and automatic gearboxes. Just like the rest of the service manual: a lot of the parts of a Volvo 700-series car is shared with the Volvo 200-series and 900-series. That’s why the service manuals below can be used for all of these model series.
Volvo 740, 760 & 780 service manual – section 5: brakes
This group is about the braking system of the Volvo 740, 760 and 780. It covers the repair of the brakes, changing brake pads, brake discs and calipers, replacing the brake servo and master cylinder, how to bleed the braking system and several other fixes of the brakes.
Volvo 740, 760 and 780 service manual – section 6: front axle & suspension
This section will be added later.
Volvo 740, 760 and 780 service manual – section 7: springs & suspension
Group 7 of the service manual doesn’t exist and has been moved to secion 4 and 6 where the replacement and repairs of the springs, suspension parts and shock absorbers can be found.
Volvo 740, 760 and 780 service & repair manual – section 8: body, heater system, accessories & miscellaneous
In this group you’ll find the service & repair manuals for the heating and interior cooling system (including air conditioning), body and chassis service & repair manual, installation of accessories and several other service manuals for your Volvo 700-series car.
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