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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.

volvo 740 760 780 service repair manual

Volvotips got exclusive permission of Volvo Cars Heritage to publish the Volvo 740, 760 & 780 service manuals and Volvo 700-series parts catalogs. These service manuals and parts catalogs can be viewed at Volvotips but aren’t allowed to be downloaded. Instead of a downloadable PDF I created online Flash-version (sort of e-book) of all Volvo-manuals and catalogs which can be browsed through in your webbrowser. Some other repair manuals are a HTML-version.

To view the Volvo 700-series servicebooks and Volvo 700-series greenbooks just click on the links below so you can watch them instantly! For using the service manual: press the < > buttons for previous/next page, + or – for zooming in and out and 1:1 for a normal size view. Please note: to view these repair manuals Adobe Flash is required, if you don’t have it click here to download and install it.

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)

Using the Volvo service manual isn’t hard: just look for the subject described below (like the engine, bodywork or cooling system) and click on the link to open the service manual for that subject. At the index you can find at which page the information can be found where you’re looking for and scroll down to get to the right page.

Please keep in mind some of the service manuals are pretty large in filesize, so it can take a while before it’s completely downloaded.

 

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 700 and 900 series scheduled services

Volvo 740 1990+ and 940 engine identification

Volvo 740 & 940 basic testing procedure

Volvo 740 & 940 troubleshooting & system diagnosis without fault codes

 

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 B17, B19, B21 and B23 engine servicing & repair service manual part 1

Volvo B17, B19, B21 and B23 engine servicing & repair service manual part 2

Volvo B17, B19, B21 and B23 engine overhaul & reconditioning service manual part 1

Volvo B17, B19, B21 and B23 engine overhaul & reconditioning service manual part 2

Volvo B17 – B23 fuel system for carburatetted engines service manual 1975-1984

Volvo B27, B28 and B280 emission control system service & repair manual

Volvo B21, B27 & B28 how to adjust CO

Volvo B21, B27 & B28 constant idling system construction and function service manual

Volvo B19, B21 & B23 constant idling system service & repair manual part 1

Volvo B19, B21 & B23 constant idling system service & repair manual part 2

Volvo 240, 260 & 760 CIS (constant idle speed) servicing, repair, wiring diagrams & fault tracing 1981+ models

Volvo B200K idling compensation

Volvo 240 + 740 B230K EGR scheme

Bosch K-Jetronic instruction manual

Volvo 740, 780, 940 & 960 B204 and B234 16 valve engine service & repair manual

Volvo 740, 780 & 940 throttle adjustment service manual

Volvo 740 late type, 780 4-cylinder and 940 vacuum diagrams

Volvo 740 late type, 780 & 940 emission application

Volvo 740, 760, 780 & 940 / 960 how to test EGR function

 

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 diesel engine servicing & repair manual part 1

Volvo 740, 760 & 780 diesel engine servicing & repair manual part 2

Volvo 240, 740, 760 & 780 D20 and D24 diesel engine rebuilding & reconditioning manual

Volvo 740, 760, 780 & 940 diesel pre-heating system service & repair manual modelyear 1982 and newer

Volvo 240, 740, 760 & 780 & 940 D20 & D24 diesel fuel delivery system service & repair manual

Bosch VE diesel pump function overview & service manual

Volvo 240, 740, 760 & 780 D20 & D24 how to replace water pump and timing belt service manual

 

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 740, 760, 780 & 940 ignition service and repair manual – part 1

Volvo 740, 760, 780 & 940 ignition service and repair manual – part 1

Volvo 740 wiring diagrams (modelyear 1986 and later)

Volvo 760 and 780 wiring diagrams

Volvo 740 1990+ & 940 wiring diagrams

Volvo 740, 760, 780 and 940 ECU application overview

Bosch Air mass flow sensor / MAF overview & datasheet for Volvo 700 fuel injection systems

Volvo 740 (LH-Jetronic injection models) & 940 sensor range charts

Volvo 740 & 940 airbag system service & repair manual – part 1

Volvo 740 & 940 airbag system service & repair manual – part 2

 

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 200, 700 and 900-series clutch & propeller shaft service & repair manual

M45 (4-speed) & M46 (4-speed with overdrive) manual transmissions service & repair manual part 1

M45 (4-speed) & M46 (4-speed with overdrive) manual transmissions service & repair manual part 2

Volvo 200, 700 and 900 series overdrive repairs & maintenance service manual

Volvo 240 / 260 / 740 / 760 / 780 / 940 BW55, AW55, AW70 & AW71 automatic transmission service & repair manual

Volvo 200, 700 & 900-series rear axle repairs and maintenance service manual

Volvo 760, 780 & 960 rear axle & multilink suspension service and repair manual

 

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 & 780 brake system service & repair manual

 

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.

Volvo 740, 760 and 780 body, chassis, interior and heating system repairs & maintenance – part 1

Volvo 740, 760 and 780 body, chassis, interior and heating system repairs & maintenance – part 2

Volvo 740, 760 and 780 body, chassis, interior and heating system repairs & maintenance – part 3

Volvo 740, 760, 780 & 940 late type aircondtioning specifications

Volvo 700 and 900-series airconditioning service & repair manual

Volvo 700 and 900-series airco compressor check

Volvo 700 and 900-series airco compressor service & repair instructions

 

 

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2 Responses to “Volvo 740, 760 & 780 service and repair manual”

  1. salutigerulus says:

    could you maybe help me finding the actual green books for servicing the b280 engines and other stuff for my volvo 760 from 1989.

    thanks in advance.

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