Introduction

In order to perform several of the repair guides for the Volvo 740, the front wheels of the car must be raised off the ground. This guide will show you how to do this using a hydraulic car jack and jack stands.

Tools

Parts

No parts required.

Turn car off and remove keys from ignition.
  • Turn car off and remove keys from ignition.

  • Place car in park (automatic) or neutral (manual).

  • Engage parking brake.

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Use hydraulic jack on frame of car to raise car.
  • Use hydraulic jack on frame of car to raise car.

  • Place jack head underneath frame of car.

  • Only necessary to jack the car until the wheels are just off the ground.

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Place jack stand on frame of car and remove jack.
  • Place jack stand on frame of car and remove jack.

  • Do no work under car supported only by hydraulic jack, serious injury or death may occur.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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