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All Volvo engines come from the factory with a metal tag riveted on the engine or outdrive which has the serial number and the engine identification. From the late eighties and up, the serial number should be ten digits in length.

If you can provide us with this number, most of the time we can tell you exactly what the engine or outdrive is along with the year of production. Routine engine maintenance, including the timely replacement of gas and oil filters on your boat is the key to a long marine engine service life.

One challenge that people often face is how to correctly identify what they have for an engine. Volvo Penta has over the years had several different methods of identification. Engines built before are painted red in color. Until the late eighties, the engines had a prefix which told you what type of application it was: inboard MB or BB or inboard out board AQfollowed by a displacement or horsepower rating number, depending on the year.

A letter on the end indicated the production version. So if you have an engine that says AQB on it, we know:. The later models in this series early nineties changed to a system based on displacement. Engine models had a three-digit number followed by a letter. For example, the 43 in signifies that the displacement is 4. A and a are both 4. Volvo manufactured this family of engines until Incidentally, from to or so Volvo supplied both engines and sterndrives to OMC.

These engine models had a two-digit number and followed by a string of letters to identify the year and model. For example a 4. The fourth and fifth or fifth and sixth letters always identify the year of the particular engine in question.

The year codes for different years is as follows:. From model year and up, engines were again painted red in color, and the identification methods changed. The first two numbers is now the displacement followed by a letter, which indicates the supplier of the engine block.Ever since its introduction inthe Aquamatic has catered to demanding boaters looking for the perfect combination of reliability and performance.

The Aquamatic Gasoline engines delivers robust low-end torque, exhilarating high-end power and exceptional mid-range response. The Volvo Penta Aquamatic Sterndrive, available with a wide range of sporty yet fuel-efficient gasoline engines, offers boaters the ultimate solution for 20—45 ft leisure crafts.

From the controls to the engine, and all the way to the drive and propellers, it's engineered to work seamlessly together. By integrating the drive with the optional Electronic Vessel Control EVCyou open the door to endless advantages and benefits such as full monitoring, protection and diagnostics for both engine and transmission.

More control, more functions, more fun on the water. Quicker acceleration and higher top speed. Our solution does not only give you better performance, it does it at a lighter weight, with lower fuel consumption and with fewer horsepower.

With an uncluttered transom you will have easy access to the water, and you can do so with less exposure to exhaust fumes. A true win for boaters who fancy, for example, watersports or diving. Direct fuel injection enables you to get more energy from each and every drop of fuel.

On top of this, the Variable Valve Timing allows each movement of the intake and exhaust valve to be optimized for speed and load. Explore the propeller range to see the advantages available for your vessel. Volvo Penta Speed Control automatically adjusts the throttle to maintain constant engine speed during load changes, like when a wake boarder cuts hard, during turns or in shifting seas.

The engine makes micro throttle adjustments so the operator can concentrate fully on having fun instead. The Aquamatic sterndrive features silent shift, which provides a seamless and soundless shifting. Aluminum blocks and fresh water cooling are made for marine use.

We refuse to accept the compromise of a fixed camshaft. With direct injection and variable valve timing, you get higher torque and acceleration across the full range of RPMs. Think of it as extra power available to you, at any speed.The serial number is a unique identifier of your product and the key to efficient servicing and correct ordering of parts. It can be found on decals and product plates as described below.

For the exact appearance and location on your product, please see the operators manual. The information decal is usually located on the engine cover or other flat surface that is easy to see. It lists the identification numbers for the engine and also for the drive unit or reverse gear. The appearance may vary depending on the engine model and year of production.

See examples below. The engine as well as the drive unit or reverse gear has a product plate with the identification numbers. The engine plate is located on the engine block. The appearance may vary depending on the model and year of production. Product designation 2. Serial number 3. Product number 4. Chassi id. The engine plate is located on the engine block typically on the port rear side of the engine block.

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Information Decals and Product Plates How to find your serial number. Diesel Engines Gasoline Engines Information decals. Engine identification numbers 1. Chassi id 3. Serial number 4. Date of manufacturing. Product number 3. Serial number. Product designation 5. Gear ratio 6. Serial number 7. Product plates. Information decals. Product number. Engine identification numbers A.The best conditions for a long-lasting, reliable and high-performing engine are created through regularly scheduled maintenance and the use of Genuine Volvo Penta Parts.

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Regardless of the operating conditions, we recommend consulting your local Volvo Penta dealer for advice on your particular service needs. To get the most out of your engine and create the very best conditions for a smooth, productive operation, there are a few helpful points to bear in mind.

The service protocol contains the required maintenance points for your engine in a single document. The service protocol complements the operator's manual and will give you a maintenance overview.

For engines manufactured afteryou can download the service protocol here. Registering your engine helps ensure that the dealer in your area is prepared to support your engine and that the correct parts and service are always close at hand. It also helps provide you with important information such as quality campaigns and recalls.

Contact your local Volvo Penta dealer to make sure your engine is registered. Regular use of Volvo Penta Oil analysis makes trends visible and provides early warning of abnormal engine component wear.

This information can help you plan preventive maintenance and component changes to avoid unplanned downtime, reduce repair costs and increase overall productivity.

Your dealer can design service and support tailored for your specific needs — from regular inspections to comprehensive service and maintenance programs. Thanks to continuous training in the latest Volvo Penta technology and repair methods, advanced diagnostics systems as well as the use of Genuine Volvo Penta Parts, they can help make sure your engine is optimally maintained. Service Recommendations Get the most out of your engine. Download the service protocol The service protocol contains the required maintenance points for your engine in a single document.

Make sure your engine is registered Registering your engine helps ensure that the dealer in your area is prepared to support your engine and that the correct parts and service are always close at hand. Oil analysis for better control Regular use of Volvo Penta Oil analysis makes trends visible and provides early warning of abnormal engine component wear.

Maximize productivity — minimize the unexpected. Contact a Local Dealer.Having access to the right information is crucial and could make all the difference when it comes to providing safe, correct handling and accurate service. In the Volvo Penta database you can search for and download operator manuals, service protocols and other information related to your engine.

You can also find workshop manuals available for purchase in printed versions. Search for and download up-to-date manuals and other product related material for your Volvo Penta engine. Search for information on any recalls or service campaigns that relate to your Volvo Penta product. Recall Information. This helps ensure that the dealers in your area are prepared to support your engine, and that the correct parts and service are always close at hand. It also helps provide you with important information such as quality campaigns and recalls.

All in all, registering creates the very best conditions for a long-lasting, high performance engine, securing maximum uptime and availability. The serial number is a unique identifier for your product and is the key to efficient servicing and correct ordering of parts. However, the appearance and location may differ depending on model and year of manufacture. Refer to your operators manual to find the location of your serial number. For a general guide on how to find the serial number, click here.

Your engine. Engine information search Having access to the right information is crucial and could make all the difference when it comes to providing safe, correct handling and accurate service.

Recall Information Search for information on any recalls or service campaigns that relate to your Volvo Penta product.

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How to find your serial number The serial number is a unique identifier for your product and is the key to efficient servicing and correct ordering of parts.

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That affinity will take a more concrete form as Basho's code gets turned over to the Riak community. Riak developers responded with messages of gratitude.

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Eagar Fire Chief Howard Carlson is interviewed by reporter Trisha Hendricks of Channel 12 News in Phoenix at the Arizona Wildfire Forum April 18. EAGAR State Forester Scott Hunt co-hosted the Arizona Wildfire Forum on April 18 in Eagar along with the Arizona State Forestry Division, the Arizona Insurance Council and the Arizona Forest Health Council.

Billed as lessons learned in 2011 and community protection going forward, the forum was attended by officials and representatives from the above organizations as well as local and county officials from Apache, Navajo, Greenlee, and Graham counties and those from Payson, Prescott, Tucson, Ponderosa near Flagstaff, and agents with Farmers Insurance. Hunt started the forum with information about the 2011 fire season and stated that Arizona is considered a wildfire state. Over 9,000 structures were threatened last year with 111 destroyed.

There were 19 red flag days last year, which is wind speeds of 20 to 25 miles per hour with gusts up to 60 miles per hour, low relative humidity and high fuel loads.

Hunt went on to give those present the current predictions for the 2012 fire season, which has already started. The National Fire potential map shows the states most at risk with Arizona (the only state in the country that is mostly covered in red) are western New Mexico, Utah and Colorado, a large portion of Florida and up the east coast to North Carolina, as well as parts of California and Nevada.

More firefighters than civilians die in forest fires. The average number since 1990 to 2010 is about 10 civilians per year compared to 20 firefighters. The largest loss of firefighters in the last 20 years was about 36 in 1994.

Hunt reported that the funds for the 2012-2013 fiscal year for fuel reduction treatments has been cut by about 20 percent. Other documents at the forum show that there are a total of 46 million homes that are in the potential line of fire in what is called the wildland-urban interface (WUI).

The average number of structures lost in wildfires has increased rapidly since the 1990s. The years 2003, 2007 and 2011 had the most structures lost across the country at 5,781, 4,900, and 5,850 respectively. Along with the rise in fires and structures lost are the costs associated with fighting fires, in direct correlation.

The rest of the forum was spent on Community Wildfire Protection Plans, funding for plans, WUI fire codes, the Firewise USA program, and the Ready, Set, Go program. All of these programs are efforts started by federal, state and local governments and local private communities to educate property owners on their responsibilities to make sure their property is fire safe. Most forest area fire departments and communities have one or more of the above programs and will help property owners assess their risks.

That includes, in some cases, funding to help with thinning treatments. Insurance companies are also working with clients.

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