Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1986 740 are official communications between Volvo & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #TJ19245.1.10-201

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167722

      VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS Technical Journal TITLE : Vehicle type and platform identification REF NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : United States and Canada TJ 19245 Technical Service PARTNER : ISSUE DATE : 3 US 7510 Volvo ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TJ31946.1.2-2019

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169394

      This is a Technical Journal: Swapping control modules from vehicle to vehicle for diagnostics should be avoided. Read More »

    • TSB #TJ31946.1.1-2019

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169393

      This is a Technical Journal: Swapping control modules from vehicle to vehicle for diagnostics should be avoided. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-006-2019-1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169391

      Software Installation Policy changes. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-006-2018-0

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159064

      Software Installation Policy changes. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-006C-2018-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159065

      Software Installation Policy changes - Canada Read More »

    • TSB #ST-111A

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146431

      MIDTRONICS PSC-550S and PSC-700 VEHICLE POWER SUPPLY information Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-006-2017-0

      Date Announced:
      MAY 11, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167953

      Software Installation Policy changes. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-071-2017-0

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167952

      Descripition of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines. Read More »

    • TSB #ST-111A-2017-02-

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167697

      MIDTRONICS PSC-550S and PSC-700 VEHICLE POWER SUPPLY information Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #SMB00-325-2017-1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128123

      Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A ... Read More »

    AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM OCS

    • TSB #SMB00-325-2017-1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128123

      Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A ... Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SMB00-325-2017-1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128123

      Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TJ19245114

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146091

      VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS Technical Journal TITLE : Vehicle type and platform identification REF NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : United States and Canada TJ 19245 Technical Service PARTNER : ISSUE DATE : 3 US 7510 Volvo ... Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

    • TSB #SMB00-325-2017-1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128123

      Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A ... Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #ST-227-2018-08-1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156288

      Road Force wheel balancing is the proper tool for diagnosing and repairing such issues and all of our retailers need to be prepared for these issues. Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #PB77-006-2019-05

      Date Announced:
      MAY 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161792

      Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-006-2019-02

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156264

      Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers Read More »

    • TSB #ST-227-2018-08-1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156288

      Road Force wheel balancing is the proper tool for diagnosing and repairing such issues and all of our retailers need to be prepared for these issues. Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-017-2017-06

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127322

      This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size. Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-017.1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146458

      This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size. Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-006

      Date Announced:
      MAY 19, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146455

      Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-017

      Date Announced:
      MAY 17, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146454

      This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size. Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-017-2016-12

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167808

      This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size. Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-017-2016-12

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167817

      This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size. Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-006

      Date Announced:
      MAY 23, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120954

      Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers Read More »

    WHEELS:RIM

    • TSB #PB77-006

      Date Announced:
      MAY 23, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120954

      Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: WARNINGS

    • TSB #ST-001-2017-10-0

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128171

      Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. Read More »

    COMMUNICATION

    • TSB #ST-001-2017-10-0

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128171

      Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #ST-001-2020-01-2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171676

      Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-438-2019-1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169389

      This is a Service Manager Bulletin: Technician Skillset Requirments Read More »

    • TSB #ST-001-2019-10-1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169036

      Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. Read More »

    • TSB #ST-001-2019-03-0

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10158648

      Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-437-2019-0

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156258

      This is a Service Manager Bulletin: Volvo Special Tool Warranty Coverage and Claims Process Read More »

    • TSB #ST-001-2018-11-2

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156245

      Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. Read More »

    • TSB #ST-002-2018-08-1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156289

      This is a Service Manager Bulletin. This bulletin is a list of equipment recommended by Volvo to it's dealer or any shop maintaining or repairing Volvo's. Read More »

    • TSB #ST-227-2018-08-1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156288

      Road Force wheel balancing is the proper tool for diagnosing and repairing such issues and all of our retailers need to be prepared for these issues. Read More »

    • TSB #TJ34013-1-2-2018

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156282

      This is a Technical Journal: Vehicle Key Not Found Read More »

    • TSB #ST002

      Date Announced:
      JUL 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149946

      This is a Service Manager Bulletin. This bulletin is a list of equipment recommended by Volvo to it's dealer or any shop maintaining or repairing Volvo's. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-071

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149950

      Description of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines. Read More »

    • TSB #TJ19245114

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146091

      VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS Technical Journal TITLE : Vehicle type and platform identification REF NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : United States and Canada TJ 19245 Technical Service PARTNER : ISSUE DATE : 3 US 7510 Volvo ... Read More »

    • TSB #TJ19245114

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148795

      VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS Technical Journal TITLE : Vehicle type and platform identification REF NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : United States and Canada TJ 19245 Technical Service PARTNER : ISSUE DATE : 3 US 7510 Volvo ... Read More »

    • TSB #ST-111A

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146101

      MIDTRONICS PSC-550S and PSC-700 VEHICLE POWER SUPPLY information Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-325-2017-1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169021

      Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A ... Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-006

      Date Announced:
      MAY 19, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10146455

      Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-006-2017-0

      Date Announced:
      MAY 11, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167953

      Software Installation Policy changes. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-071-2017-0

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167952

      Descripition of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines. Read More »

    • TSB #ST-160-2017-02-2

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167915

      Dice Tool bulletin explaining the offer. Read More »

    • TSB #ST-001-2017-02-2

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167854

      Mandatory Special Tool List Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-003-2017-0

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167872

      This is a Service Manager Bulletin: Service Scheduling system enhancements. Improving Service Action/Recall scheduling. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-199-2017-0

      Date Announced:
      JAN 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167861

      This is a Service Manager Bulletin: The online bookstore, www.volvotechinfo.com, serves Volvo Retailers, employees, Independent Repairers and customers throughout the United States and Canada by providing easy order-access to service, ... Read More »

    • TSB #SPJ3176020

      Date Announced:
      JUL 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127339

      This document is a Service Product Journal: Memory used for VIDA is not fully optimized and below examples of symptoms might therefore occur. VIDA will run slow after some time. VIDA might freeze. Certain operations might stop working. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-325

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10110161

      *No Description Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

    • TSB #ST-001-2017-10-0

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128171

      Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #SMB00 438 2019-0

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164860

      This is a Service Manager Bulletin: Technician Skillset Requirments Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00 108C 2019-

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164856

      Retailers should only use a Volvo part number on claims for items purchased directly from Volvo. Failure to follow this policy will result in claim adjustments. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00 108 2019-0

      Date Announced:
      AUG 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164857

      Retailers should only use a Volvo part number on claims for items purchased directly from Volvo. Failure to follow this policy will result in claim adjustments. Read More »

    • TSB #TJ28941-4-0-2019

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156262

      This is a Technical Journal: When sensitive information, like vehicle speed, brake usage, etc. (customer behavoiur information) of a car is required from Volvo Car Corporation from external sources, either of these two documents should be ... Read More »

    • TSB #PB00-013-2019-02

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156263

      This is a Parts Bulletin: Hazmat Return Transportation Documentation and requirements Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-006-2019-02

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156264

      Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers Read More »

    • TSB #SMB88-001A-2018-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156239

      This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-071-2018-0

      Date Announced:
      MAY 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164132

      Description of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-006C-2018-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157931

      Software Installation Policy changes - Canada Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-006C-2018-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156271

      Software Installation Policy changes - Canada Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-006-2018-0

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159064

      Software Installation Policy changes. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-006C-2018-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159065

      Software Installation Policy changes - Canada Read More »

    • TSB #ST-001-2017-10-0

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128178

      Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-325-2017-0

      Date Announced:
      JUN 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130264

      Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A ... Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-017-2016-12

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167808

      This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size. Read More »

    • TSB #PB77-017-2016-12

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167817

      This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB-00-353

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10110159

      The Volvo Technical Helpdesk (THD) is a central contact point available to authorized Volvo dealer technicians to assist with difficult to repair situations. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #TJ28941-4-0-2019

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156262

      This is a Technical Journal: When sensitive information, like vehicle speed, brake usage, etc. (customer behavoiur information) of a car is required from Volvo Car Corporation from external sources, either of these two documents should be ... Read More »

    • TSB #SMB00-437-2019-0

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156258

      This is a Service Manager Bulletin: Volvo Special Tool Warranty Coverage and Claims Process Read More »

    • TSB #SMB88-001A-2018-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156239

      This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB88-001A-2018-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157726

      This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB88-001A-2018-

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159056

      This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender. Read More »

    • TSB #ST-001-2018-11-2

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156245

      Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. Read More »

    • TSB #SMB88-001A

      Date Announced:
      JUN 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10110146

      Seat Belt Extender Read More »