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This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to add windshield washer fluid on a Volvo. 

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The windshield washer symbol stays on when the washer fluid level is low. windshield washer fluid level low warning message on dashboard instrument cluster

What you will need


Here is how to add windshield washer fluid to any Volvo vehicle. 

  1. Park the Volvo on level ground. Set the parking brakes. Turn off the engine.Volvo add windshield washer fluid
  2. Pull the hood release under the dashboard. It is located on the driver's side, below the volvo hood and add windshield washer fluid
  3. Release the hood latch and lift the hood. open volvo hoodVolvo hood latch


  4. Locate the windshield washer fluid reservoir. It is a blue cap that has the wiper symbol on top. On most Volvo cars, the windshield washer fluid reservoir is often located on the driver side of the engine. location of windshield washer fluid reservoir on a volvo
  5. windshield fluid reservoir volvo

    Remove the cap by lifting it. Add windshield fluid washer until you bring the level just below the cap.

In this guide, you will learn how to add windshield washer fluid on Volvo vehicles such as

  • S60
  • V70
  • XC70
  • XC90
  • S40
  • V50
  • C30
  • C70
  • S80
  • XC60

When your Volvo wiper fluid is low, you will get a warning on the dashboard saying "Windshield Fluid Low," "Washer Fluid Low," or "Fill Windshield Wiper Fluid," or the windshield fluid light will come on.