Introduction

In order to perform several of the repair guides for the Volvo 740, the rear 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.

Image 1/1: Place car in park (automatic) or neutral (manual).
  • Turn car off and remove keys from ignition.

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

  • Engage parking brake.

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Image 1/2: Place jack head underneath frame couple (pictured). Image 2/2: Only necessary to jack the car until the wheels are just off the ground.
  • Use hydraulic jack on frame of car to raise car.

  • Place jack head underneath frame couple (pictured).

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

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Image 1/2: Do not work under car supported only by hydraulic jack, serious injury or death may result. Image 2/2: Do not work under car supported only by hydraulic jack, serious injury or death may result.
  • Place jack stand on frame of car and remove jack.

  • Do not work under car supported only by hydraulic jack, serious injury or death may result.

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Conclusion

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

Isaac Nitschke

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