Volvo XC90 2005 Owners Manual

Volvo XC90 2005 Owners Manual
2005
VOLVO
XC90
TP 7574 (English). AT 0446. Printed in Sweden, Elanders Infologistics Väst AB, Mölnlycke 2004
OWNER'S MANUAL VOLVO XC90
TP 7574
WEB EDITION
2005
Introduction
Introduction
Dear Volvo owner
We hope you will enjoy many years of driving pleasure in your Volvo. The car has been designed for the safety and comfort of you and your
passengers. Volvo is one of the safest cars in the world. Your Volvo has also been designed to satisfy all current safety and environmental
requirements.
In order to increase your enjoyment of the car, we recommend that you familiarise yourself with the equipment, instructions and maintenance
information contained in this owner’s manual.
Thank you for choosing Volvo!
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Introduction
Owner’s Manual
A good way of getting to know your new car
is to read the owner’s manual, ideally before
your first journey. This will give you the opportunity to familiarise yourself with new
functions, to see how best to handle the car
in different situations, and to make the best
use of all the car’s features. Please pay
attention to the safety instructions contained
in the manual:
WARNING!
"Warning!" texts indicate where there is a
risk of personal injury in the event of the
instructions not being followed.
Important!
"Important!" texts indicate a risk of
damage to the car in the event of the
instructions not being followed.
The equipment described in the owner’s
manual is not present in all models. In
addition to standard equipment, this manual
also describes options (factory fitted
equipment) and certain accessories (extra
equipment).
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NOTE! Volvo cars are adapted for the varying
requirements of different markets, as well as
for national or local legal requirements and
regulations.
The specifications, design features and illustrations in this owner’s manual are not
binding. We reserve the right to make modifications without prior notice.
© Volvo Car Corporation
Volvo Cars and the environment
Volvo Cars and the environment
Our environmental philosophy
Quality, Safety and Environmental care are
the three core values which guide all the
activities of Volvo Cars. Volvo cars comply
with strict international environmental
standards and are manufactured in some of
the cleanest and most resource-efficient
plants in the world. Volvo Cars has been
awarded multi-site global certification under
the ISO 14001 environmental standard,
ensuring continuous improvement in the area.
All Volvo models are supplied with an
environmental product declaration - or EPD which enables the customer to compare the
environmental performance of different
models and engines. Visit epd.volvocars.se
for more information.
Clean inside and out
Your Volvo is designed to be Clean inside
and out, a concept which means that you
benefit in two ways - from a clean cabin and
a highly efficient exhaust treatment system,
which ensures that your car saves fuel and
releases a minimum of harmful substances.
Inside, the air entering the passenger
compartment is filtered to protect you and
your passengers from dust, particles and
pollen.
A sophisticated air quality system known as
AQS1 can be added as an option to ensure
that the air supplied to the passenger
compartment is cleaner than the air outside.
Consisting of an electronic sensor and an
activated carbon filter, the system monitors
the level of carbon monoxide in the incoming
air and closes the air intakes to prevent the
level in the cabin from becoming too high - for
example in heavy city traffic, tailbacks and
tunnels - while the carbon filter traps nitrogen
oxides, ground-level ozone and hydrocarbons. In addition, to benefit allergy
sufferers, the fabrics used in the interior
comply with the provisions of the international Öko-Tex2 standard. Outside, a special
catalytic coating known as PremAir®3 is
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Interior Air Quality System
An international ecological standard
for textiles.
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Volvo Cars and the environment
Volvo Cars and the environment
used to convert harmful ground-level ozone in
the air passing through the radiator into pure
oxygen.
A Volvo meets strict international environmental demands and delivers low fuel
consumption to reduce emissions of greenhouse carbon dioxide. In terms of fuel
economy, Volvo cars are highly competitive in
their respective segments.
Volvo workshops and the
environment
Regular maintenance carried out by an
authorised Volvo workshop creates the
conditions for low fuel consumption and
contributes to a cleaner environment. Volvo
service technicians are equipped with the
knowhow and tools to ensure that your car
delivers the best possible environmental
performance.
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PremAir® is a registered trademark
of Engelhard Corporation.
Reducing environmental impact
We believe that our customers share our
concern for the environment. You can
contribute to improving the environment by
using only ecologically approved car care
products, and by ensuring that your car is
serviced and maintained according to the
instructions in the owner’s manual.
The following hints will help you to do your bit
for the environment:
• Always ensure that your tyre pressures
are correct. Poorly inflated tyres increase
fuel consumption.
• Since roof racks and ski
boxes increase air
resistance, leading to
significantly higher fuel
consumption, they
should be removed
immediately after use.
• Remove unnecessary items from the car the greater the load the higher the fuel
consumption.
• Is your car equipped with an engine block
heater? If so, use it for a few hours before
starting from cold to reduce fuel
consumption and exhaust emissions.
• Drive gently! Avoid accelerating and
braking too hard.
• Drive in the highest
possible gear - lower
engine revs reduce fuel
consumption.
• Ease back on the accelerator on downhill
gradients.
• Use engine braking. Take your foot off the
accelerator and change down.
• Avoid idling. Switch off the engine in
traffic queues.
• Always dispose of
environmentally
hazardous waste, such
as batteries and oils, in
an environmentally safe
manner. If uncertain, ask
your authorised Volvo workshop for
advice.
• Service your car regularly.
These hints will help you to reduce your fuel
consumption without increasing your travel
time or lessening the enjoyment of driving.
Apart from being kind to your car, you’ll be
saving money - and the Earth’s resources.
Safety
Instruments and controls
Climate control
Interior
Locks and alarm
Starting and driving
Wheels and tyres
Car care
Maintenance and service
Infotainment system
Technical data
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Overview, left-hand drive car
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Lighting panel
Air vent
Display
Temperature gauge
Odometer/Trip odometer/
Cruise control
Speedometer
Direction indicators
Tachometer
Outside temperature/
Clock/Gear position
Fuel gauge
Indicator and warning
symbols
Panel vents
Glovebox
Hazard warning flashers
Audio system
Climate control
Windscreen wipers
Telephone/Audio keypad
Combined instrument panel
Horn
Cruise control
Direction indicators/
Dipped/main beam switch/
READ button
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Parking brake
Parking brake release
Switches, reading lamps
Interior lighting
Sunroof control
Seatbelt reminder
Rearview mirror
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Lighting panel
Air vent
Indicator and warning
symbols
Fuel gauge
Outside temperature/
Clock/Gear position
Tachometer
Direction indicators
Speedometer
Odometer/Trip odometer/
Cruise control
Temperature gauge
Display
Panel vents
Glovebox
Hazard warning flashers
Audio system
Climate control
Direction indicators/
Dipped/main beam switch/
READ button
Parking brake
Cruise control
Horn
Combined instrument panel
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Telephone/Audio keypad
Windscreen wipers
Parking brake release
Switches, reading lamps
Interior lighting
Sunroof control
Seatbelt reminder
Rearview mirror
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Drive’s door control panel
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Lock button for all doors
Blocking power windows in the rear
doors
Power window controls
Door mirror control
Safety
Seatbelts
Airbags (SRS)
Activating/deactivating the airbag (SRS)
Side airbags (SIPS)
Inflatable Curtain (IC)
WHIPS
When are the safety systems activated?
Inspecting the airbags and inflatable curtains
Child safety
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Safety
Seatbelts
Tensioning the hip strap. The belt must be
positioned low down.
Always use a seatbelt
Heavy braking can have serious consequences if the seatbelts are not used. Ensure
that all passengers use their seatbelts.
Otherwise, rear seat passengers may be
thrown forward against the backs of the front
seats in a collision.
Putting on a seatbelt:
– Pull the belt out slowly and secure it by
pressing the buckle into the lock. A loud
"click" indicates that the belt has locked.
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Releasing the belt:
– Press the red lock button and let the belt
retract. If the belt does not retract fully,
feed the belt in by hand so that it does not
hang lose.
The belt locks and cannot be
withdrawn:
• if it is pulled out too quickly.
• during braking and acceleration.
• if the car leans heavily.
It is important that the belt lies against the
body so it can provide maximum protection.
Do not lean the backrest too far back. The
seatbelt is designed to protect in a normal
seating position.
Keep the following in mind:
• do not use clips or anything else that can
prevent the belt from fitting properly.
• ensure the belt is not be twisted or
caught on anything.
• the hip strap must be positioned low
down (not over the abdomen).
• tension the hip strap over the lap by
pulling the diagonal shoulder belt as illustrated.
WARNING!
The seatbelts and airbags interact. If a
seatbelt is not used or is used incorrectly,
this may diminish the protection provided
by the airbag in the event of a collision.
WARNING!
Each belt is intended for one person only.
WARNING!
• If the belt has been subjected to a
major load, such as in a collision, the
entire belt must be replaced. This
includes the reel, mountings, bolts and
buckles. Some of the protective characteristics of the belt may have been lost,
even if it appears to be undamaged.
Replace the seatbelt if the belt is worn or
damaged. The new seatbelt must be
type-approved and intended for installation in the same position as the
replaced belt.
• Never modify or repair the seatbelts
yourself. Contact an authorised Volvo
workshop.
Safety
child seat is fitted in the front seat, the
seatbelt reminder does not switch on.
Seatbelt reminder
Seatbelts and pregnancy
The seatbelt warning symbol in the combined
instrument panel and above the rearview
mirror flashes until the driver and front seat
passenger buckle their seatbelts. The
seatbelt reminder switches off after
6 seconds if speed is below 10 km/h. If the
driver or front seat passenger have not
buckled their seatbelts, the reminder
switches on if speed exceeds 10 km/h and
switches off if speed drops below 5 km/h. If
the belt is released, the function reactivates
when speed exceeds 10 km/h.
It is extremely important that the seatbelt is
used correctly during pregnancy. It should be
in contact with the body. The upper part of
the seatbelt should fit between the breasts
and against the side of the abdomen. The hip
section of the seatbelt must be flat and as far
under the abdomen as possible. It must not
slide up towards the abdomen.
NOTE! The seatbelt reminder is intended for
an adult sitting in the front seat. If a belt-fitted
An expectant mother who is driving should
move the seat as far back as possible in order
to obtain the greatest possible distance
between the steering wheel and the
abdomen. Set the steering wheel as far
forward as a comfortable driving position
permits.
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Safety
Seatbelts
Seatbelt tensioner
All the seatbelts (except the centre rear belt)
are equipped with belt tensioners. A
mechanism in the belt tensioner tightens the
belt around the body in the event of a sufficiently violent collision. This provides more
effective restraint for passengers.
WARNING!
Label on seatbelts with seatbelt tensioner
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If the belt has been subjected to a heavy
load, such as in a collision, the entire belt
including reel, mounting, bolts and buckle
must be replaced. Even if the belt seems
undamaged, some of its protective
properties may have been lost. The belt
should also be replaced if it is worn or
damaged. The new belt should be type
approved and intended for the same seat
as the belt being replaced.
Never modify or repair the belt yourself.
Entrust this work to an authorised Volvo
workshop.
Safety
Airbags (SRS)
WARNING!
To minimise the risk of injury if the airbag
deploys, passengers must sit as upright
as possible with their feet on the floor and
backs against the backrest. Seatbelts
must be secured.
WARNING!
Airbag (SRS) on the driver’s
side
The car has an SRS airbag (Supplemental
Restraint System) in the steering wheel to
supplement the protection afforded by the
seatbelt. This airbag is fitted into the centre of
the steering wheel. The steering wheel is
marked SRS AIRBAG.
Passenger airbag (SRS)
The passenger airbag4 is fitted behind a
panel above the glovebox. This panel is
marked SRS AIRBAG
• Never place a child in a child seat or on
a booster cushion in the front seat if the
airbag (SRS) is activated.1
• Never allow a child to stand or sit in
front of the front passenger seat.
• No one shorter than 140 cm should sit
in the front passenger seat if the airbag
(SRS) is activated.
Failure to follow the advice given above
can endanger the life of the child.
1. For information on activated/deactivated
airbag (SRS), see page 18.
WARNING!
The seatbelts and airbags interact. If a
seatbelt is not used or is used incorrectly,
this may diminish the protection provided
by the airbag in the event of a collision.
4.
Not all cars have a passenger airbag
(SRS). This can be unselected when
the car is ordered.
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Safety
Airbags (SRS)
WARNING!
If the airbag warning lamp remains lit or
lights while driving, the airbag system is
not fully functional. The symbol can
indicate a fault in the seatbelt, SRS,
SIPS or IC system. Contact an
authorised Volvo workshop as soon as
possible.
Location of the passenger airbag in left-hand
drive and right-hand drive cars
WARNING!
• Objects and accessories must not be
positioned or glued on or near the SRS
AIRBAG panel (above the glovebox) or in
the area affected by a deployed airbag.
• Never interfere with SRS components
in the steering wheel or the panel above
the glovebox.
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Warning lamp in the combined
instrument panel
The airbag system is continually monitored by
its control module. The warning symbol in the
combined instrument panel illuminates when
the ignition key is turned to position I, II or III.
The lamp goes once the sensor/control
module has checked that the airbag system is
fault-free. This usually takes about 7 seconds.
Safety
WARNING!
Work on the SRS system can cause
malfunction and result in serious personal
injury.
Repairs must only be performed by an
authorised Volvo workshop.
Airbags (SRS)
NOTE! The airbags have a function whereby
their capacities are adapted to the collision
force to which the vehicle is subjected.
SRS system, left-hand drive
SRS system, right-hand drive
SRS system
NOTE! The sensors react differently
depending on the course of the collision and
whether the seatbelts on the driver and
passenger side are used. It is therefore
possible that only one (or none) of the
airbags may inflate in a collision. The SRS
system senses the force of the collision on
the car and adapts accordingly so that one or
more airbags is deployed.
The SRS system consists of a gas generator
surrounded by an inflatable airbag. A sufficiently violent collision trips sensors and
ignites the gas generator, inflating the airbag
with hot gas. To cushion the impact, the
airbag deflates when compressed. When this
occurs, smoke escapes into the car. This is
completely normal. The entire process,
including inflation and deflation of the airbag,
occurs within tenths of a second.
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Safety
Activating/deactivating the airbag (SRS)
WARNING!
Activated airbag (passenger seat):
Never place a child in a child seat or on a
booster cushion in the front passenger
seat. This also applies to persons shorter
than 140 cm.
Deactivated airbag (passenger seat):
Persons taller than 140 cm must never sit
in the passenger seat.
Failure to follow the advice given above
can endanger life.
Indicator showing that the passenger airbag
(SRS) is deactivated.
PACOS (option)
The airbag (SRS) for the front passenger
seat can be deactivated. This is necessary if
a child seat is to be placed there.
Indicator
A text message in the rearview mirror
indicates that the passenger airbag (SRS) is
deactivated.
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PACOS (Passenger Airbag Cut-Off Switch)
Activating/deactivating
The switch is located on the passenger end
of the dashboard and is accessible when the
passenger door is open. Check that the
switch is in the required position. Volvo
recommends that that the ignition key is used
to change position. (Other items with a shape
similar to a key can be used.)
WARNING!
If the car is equipped with a front
passenger airbag (SRS), but does not
have PACOS, the airbag will always be
activated.
Safety
WARNING!
Do not allow anyone to sit in the front
passenger seat if the text message in the
roof panel indicates that the airbag (SRS)
is deactivated and the airbag warning
symbol is displayed in the combined
instrument panel. This indicates that there
has been a severe malfunction. Contact
an authorised Volvo workshop as soon as
possible.
Switch for SRS in ON position.
Switch for SRS in Off position.
Switch position
OFF = Airbag (SRS) is deactivated. With the
switch in this position, children in a child seat
or on a booster cushion can sit in the front
passenger seat, but never persons taller than
140 cm.
ON = Airbag (SRS) activated. With the
switch in this position, persons taller than
140 cm can sit in the front passenger seat,
but never children in a child seat or on a
booster cushion.
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Safety
Side airbags (SIPS)
WARNING!
• Work on the SIPS bag system can
cause malfunction and result in serious
personal injury. Always contact an
authorised Volvo workshop.
• Do not put objects in the area between
the outside of the seat and the door
panel, since this area is required by the
side airbag.
that the car does not have an activated5
passenger airbag.
Side airbag locations.
Side airbags – SIPS bags
A large proportion of the collision force is
transferred by the SIPS to the floor, roof,
beams, pillars, and other structural parts of
the body. The side airbags on the driver and
front passenger seats protect the chest area
and are an important part of the SIPS. The
SIPS bag system consists of two main parts:
The side airbags and the sensors. The side
airbags are located in the front seat
backrests.
WARNING!
Side airbags are a supplement to the
SIPS system. Always wear a seatbelt.
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WARNING!
Side airbags are a supplement to the SIPS
system. Always wear a seatbelt.
Use only Volvo genuine car seat covers, or
seat covers approved by Volvo. Other
seat covers may impede the operation of
the side air bags.
Child seats and side airbags
The side airbag does not diminish the
protection provided by the car to children
seated in a child seat or on a booster
cushion.
A child seat or booster cushion can be
placed on the front passenger seat provided
5.
For information on
activated/deactivated airbag
(SRS), see page 18.
Safety
Left-hand drive
Right-hand drive
SIPS bag system
The SIPS bag system consists of a gas
generator, side airbag and sensors. A sufficiently violent collision trips the sensors and
ignites the gas generator, inflating the side
airbag. The airbag inflates between the
occupant and the door panel and thereby
cushions the initial impact while deflating.
The side airbag is only normally deployed on
the side of the collision.
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Safety
Roll-Over Protection System
(ROPS)
Volvo’s Roll-Over Protection System has
been designed to reduce the risk of the car
overturning and to provide the best possible
protection in the event of an accident.
The system consists of:
• A stabiliser system, RSC (Roll Stability
Control) that minimises the risk of
overturning during sudden evasive
manoeuvres or the like or if the car skids.
• Increased protection for the driver and
passengers through a reinforced body,
inflatable curtains and seatbelt tensioners
in all seats. See also page 21 and
page 23.
The RSC system uses a gyro sensor which
registers changes in the car’s lateral inclination angle. This information is then used to
calculate the risk for overturning. If a risk is
detected, the DSTC system is engaged,
engine speed is reduced and one or more
wheels are braked until the car returns to a
stable position.
For more information on the DSTC system,
see page 41 and page 114.
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WARNING!
Under normal driving conditions, the RSC
system improves the car’s road safety, but
this should not be taken as a reason to
increase speed. Always follow the usual
precautions for safe driving.
Safety
Inflatable Curtain (IC)
Properties
The inflatable curtain is a supplement to the
SIPS system. It is concealed in the headlining
along both sides of the roof and protects
both front and rear seat passengers. The
inflatable curtain is activated by the SIPS
collision sensors if the car is hit from the side.
When deployed, the inflatable curtain
inflates. The inflatable curtain helps to
prevent the driver and passengers from
striking their heads on the inside of the car
during a collision.
WARNING!
The inflatable curtain is a supplement to
the seatbelts.
Always use a seatbelt.
In the Volvo XC90, the inflatable curtains
have been developed to protect occupants in
the event of overturning. The inflatable curtain
also covers those travelling in the third row of
seats in the variant that seats seven.
WARNING!
• Never hang or fasten anything on the
roof handles. The hook is only intended
for light outer garments (not for hard
objects such as umbrellas).
• Do not screw or fit anything to the
headlining, door pillars or side panels.
This could compromise the intended
protection. Only use Volvo genuine parts
that are approved for placement in these
areas.
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Safety
WHIPS
Protection against whiplash
injury – WHIPS
The whiplash protection system (WHIPS)
consists of energy absorbing backrests and
specially designed head restraints for the
front seats. The system is actuated by a rearend collision, where the angle and speed of
the collision, and the nature of the colliding
vehicle all have an influence.
WARNING!
The WHIPS system is a supplement to the
seatbelts. Always wear your seatbelt.
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Properties of the seat
When the WHIPS system is deployed, the
front seat backrests fall backward to alter the
position of the driver and front seat
passenger. This diminishes the risk of
whiplash injury.
WHIPS system and child
seats/booster cushions
The WHIPS system does not diminish the
protection provided by the car to children
seated in a child seat or on a booster
cushion.
WARNING!
Never modify or repair the seat or WHIPS
system yourself. Contact an authorised
Volvo workshop.
Safety
WARNING!
• If a seat has been subjected to extreme
forces, such as due to a rear collision, the
WHIPS system must be checked by an
authorised Volvo workshop.
• Part of the WHIPS system’s protective
capacity may have been lost even if the
seats appear to be undamaged. Contact
an authorised Volvo workshop to have
the system checked even after a minor
rear-end collision.
Correct seating position
For the best possible protection, the driver
and front seat passenger should sit in the
centre of the seat with as little space as
possible between the head and the head
restraint.
You may place:
• a child seat or booster cushion on the
front passenger seat, provided the
passenger airbag is not activated6.
• a rear-facing child seat in the rear seat
that uses the back of the front seat as
support.
Do not obstruct the WHIPS
system
WARNING!
Do not squeeze rigid objects between the
rear seat cushion and the front seat
backrest. Make sure you do not to
obstruct the function of the WHIPS
system.
6.
For information on
activated/deactivated airbag
(SRS), see page 18.
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Safety
WHIPS
WARNING!
If a rear seat backrest is folded down, the
corresponding front seat must be moved
forward so that it does not touch the
folded backrest.
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Safety
When are the safety systems activated?
System
Triggered
Seatbelt tensioner
Airbags (SRS)
In the event of a head-on collision1.
Side airbags
In the event of a side impact1.
Inflatable Curtain (IC)
In the event of a side impact or if the car overturns1.
WHIPS
In a rear-end collision1.
During sudden evasive manoeuvres or the like or if the car skids.
RSC
In the event of a head-on collision and/or overturning.
1. The bodywork of the car could be greatly deformed in a collision without airbag deployment. This does not indicate a fault in the airbags. This means that
the function was not needed at that moment and the occupants were protected by the other safety systems of the car.
WARNING!
The airbag system sensor is located in
the centre console. If the centre console
has become soaked with water or any
other fluid, disconnect the battery cables
in the cargo compartment. Do not
attempt to start; the airbags may be
triggered. Have the car towed to an
authorised Volvo workshop.
WARNING!
Never drive with deployed airbags. They
can make steering difficult. Other safety
systems may also be damaged. The
smoke and dust created when the airbags
are deployed can cause skin and eye
irritation after intensive exposure. In case
of irritation, wash with cold water. The
rapid deployment sequence and airbag
fabric may cause friction and skin burns.
NOTE! Activation of the airbag system
occurs only once in a collision. If the airbags
have deployed then the following is recommended:
– Have the car towed to an authorised
Volvo workshop. Do not drive the car with
the airbags deployed even if the car can
be driven after an accident.
– Entrust replacement of components in the
SRS, SIPS, seatbelt and IC systems to
an authorised Volvo workshop.
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Safety
Inspecting the airbags and inflatable curtains
Inspection intervals
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6.
The decal on the door pillar(s) shows the
dates (year, month) when you should contact
an authorised Volvo workshop to inspect and,
if necessary, replace the airbags, belt
tensioners and inflatable curtains. If you have
questions concerning the systems, contact
an authorised Volvo workshop.
This decal is located in the rear left door
opening.
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Driver airbag
Front passenger airbag
Side airbag on the driver’s side
Side airbag on the passenger side
Inflatable curtain on the driver’s side
Inflatable curtain on the passenger side
Safety
Child safety
NOTE! Regulations regarding the placement
of children in cars vary from country to
country. Check what laws apply.
You may place:
• a child seat or booster cushion on the
front passenger seat, provided the
passenger airbag is not activated7.
• a rear-facing child seat in the rear seat
that uses the back of the front seat as
support.
Child seat and seatbelt
reminder
Children should sit comfortably
and safely
The position of a child in the car and the
choice of equipment is dictated by the child’s
height and weight, for more information, see
page 31.
If a rear-facing infant or child seat is placed in
the front seat and secured using the seatbelt,
the seatbelt reminder might not be activated.
Always check that the belt is locked before
driving off!
Child seats and airbags
Always place a child in the rear seat if the
passenger airbag is activated8. A child in a
child seat on the front passenger seat may
suffer serious injury if the airbag deploys.
WARNING!
Children of all ages and sizes must always sit
correctly secured in the car. Never allow a
child to sit on the knee of a passenger.
Volvo’s own child safety equipment is
designed for your car. Use Volvo genuine
equipment to best ensure that the mounting
points and attachments are correctly
positioned and are sufficiently strong.
Child seats and airbags are not compatible
Persons shorter than 140 cm may only sit
in the front passenger seat if the
passenger airbag is deactivated.
7.
For information on activated/deactivated airbag (SRS), see page 18.
8.
For information on activated/deactivated airbag (SRS), see page 18.
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Safety
Child safety
Pictogram on the car’s sun visor
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Safety
Placement of children in the car
Weight/Age
<10 kg
(0–9 months)
9–18 kg
(9–36 months)
Front passenger seat with activated1 Front passenger seat without (or with deactivated1) airbag
(SRS) (option)
airbag (SRS)
Not suitable for this
age group.
Not suitable for this
age group
Alternatives: Rear-facing child seat, secured with seatbelt and
mounting strap. Type approval: E5031352
Rear-facing infant seat, secured with seatbelt.
Type approval: E5 031602
Rear-facing infant seat, secured in Isofix attachment. Type approval:
E5 031622
Alternatives: Rear-facing child seat, secured with seatbelt and
mounting strap.
Type approval: E5 031352
Rear-facing child seat, secured with seatbelt.
15–36 kg
(3–12 years)
Not suitable for this
age group.
Type approval: E5 031612
Rear-facing child seat, secured in Isofix attachment. Type approval:
E5 031632
Booster cushion with or without backrest.
Type approval: E5 03139
1. For information on activated/deactivated airbag (SRS), see page 18.
2. Suitable for certain child seats as listed in the specified type approval. Child seats may be vehicle-specific, limited, semi-universal or universal.
WARNING!
Never place a child in a child seat or on a booster cushion in the front seat if the airbag (SRS) is activated. No one shorter than 140 cm
should sit in the front passenger seat if the airbag (SRS) is activated. Failure to follow the advice given above can endanger the life of the
child.
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Safety
Child safety
Placement of children in the car
Weight/age
<10 kg
(0–9 months)
9–18 kg
(9–36 months)
15–36 kg
(3–12 years)
Second row of seats, outer seats1
Alternatives: Rear-facing child seat, secured with seatbelt,
support and mounting strap. Type approval: E5 03135 2
Rear-facing child seat, secured with seatbelt and support
legs. Type approval: E5 031602
Rear-facing infant seat, secured with Isofix attachment and
support. Type approval: E5 031622
Alternatives: Rear-facing child seat, secured with seatbelt,
support and mounting strap. Type approval: E5 031352
Rear-facing child seat, secured with seatbelt and support.
Type approval: E5 031612
Rear-facing child seat, secured with Isofix attachment and
support. Type approval: E5 031632
Booster cushion with or without backrest.
Type approval: E5 031392
Second row of seats,
centre seat1
Rear-facing child seat,
secured with seatbelt,
support legs and straps.
Third row of seats in
cars seating seven.
Not suitable for this age
group.
Type approval: E5 031352
Rear-facing child seat,
secured with seatbelt,
support legs and straps.
Not suitable for this age
group.
Type approval: E5 031352
Alternatives: Booster
cushion with or without
backrest.
Type approval: E5 031392
Integrated booster
cushion.
Booster cushion with or
without backrest.
Type approval: E5 031392
Type approval: E5 031673
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2.
3.
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In cars seating seven, the seat row must be in its rearmost position when using a child seat.
Suitable for certain child seats as listed in the specified type approval. Child seats may be vehicle-specific, limited, semi-universal or universal.
Integrated and approved child safety equipment for this age group.
Safety
Check that:
• the seatbelt is locked
• the head restraint position is carefully
adjusted for the child’s head
• the belt is in contact with the child’s body
and is not slack or twisted
• the belt lies correctly over the shoulder
and not below it
• the lap belt is low over the pelvis for
optimum protection.
ISOFIX fixture system for child
seats (option)
The outer rear seats have ISOFIX attachment
points. Contact a Volvo dealer for further
information on child safety equipment.
Integrated booster cushions
(option in cars seating five,
standard in cars seating seven)
Volvo’s integrated booster cushion for the
outer rear seats is specially designed to
provide optimum safety for children.
Combined with the regular seatbelts, the
booster cushion is approved for children
weighing between 15 and 36 kg.
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Safety
Child safety
WARNING!
Raising the booster cushion
– Pull that handle to raise the booster
cushion (1).
– Grasp the cushion with both hands and
push it backwards (2).
– Push until it locks in place (3).
WARNING!
The booster cushion must be in the locked
position before the child is placed there.
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Lowering the booster cushion
– Pull the handle (1).
– Lower the seat and press until it locks (2).
Remember to stow away the booster cushion
before lowering the rear seat backrest.
If an integrated booster cushion has been
subjected to great stress, such as in a
collision, the entire booster cushion,
including the seatbelt and bolts, must be
replaced. Even if the integrated booster
cushion appears undamaged, it may not
afford the same level of protection.
The booster cushion should also be
replaced if it is worn or damaged. Note,
however, that the cushion should only be
replaced by a professional as it is vital for
passenger safety that the booster cushion
is properly installed. Therefore,
replacement and any repairs to the
cushion should be entrusted to an
authorised Volvo workshop.
If the cushion becomes dirty, try to clean it
in situ. If the upholstery is so dirty that it
needs to be washed separately, the
instructions given above for replacing and
installing the cushion should be followed.
Do not modify or adapt the booster
cushion in any way.
Safety
Important tips!
When using other child safety products that
are available on the market, it is important to
read the installation instructions included
with the product and follow them carefully.
Here are some points you should consider:
Volvo has child safety products that are
designed for and tested by Volvo.
The child seat must always be placed
according to the manufacturer’s directions.
See the child seat instruction manual for
further installation instructions.
Do not attach the child seat straps to the
horizontal adjustment bar, springs or any of
the rails and struts under the seat that may
have sharp edges.
Allow the back of the child seat to rest
against the dashboard. (For cars not
equipped with an activated9 front passenger
airbag (SRS).)
Never place a child seat in the front seat if the
car is equipped with an activated airbag
(SRS) on the passenger side.
NOTE! If there are any problems with installation of child safety products, contact the
manufacturer for clearer installation instructions.
9.
For information on activated/deactivated airbag (SRS), see page 18.
WARNING!
Support cushions/child seats with steel
frames or another design that can lie
against the seatbelt release button must
not be used because they can cause
accidental release of the seatbelt.
Do not allow the top of the child seat to
rest against the windscreen.
Fitting a child seat
Volvo has child safety products that are
designed for and tested by Volvo.
When using other products that are available
on the market, it is important to read the fitting
instructions included with the product.
• Do not attach the straps for the child seat
to the horizontal adjustment bar, springs,
rails or beams under the seat. Sharp
edges can damage the straps.
• Allow the back of the child seat to rest
against the dashboard. This applies to
cars without a passenger airbag, or
where the airbag is deactivated.
• Never place the child seat in the front
seat if the car is equipped with an
activated10 front passenger airbag. If
problems arise when fitting child safety
products, contact the manufacturer for
clearer instructions.
Replacing the booster cushion
It is important that the integrated booster
cushion is properly secured. Therefore, leave
replacement and any repair of the cushion to
an authorised Volvo workshop. Do not modify
or adapt the booster cushion in any way.
Extra locking function in
seatbelt (ALR/ELR11)
The seatbelt in the centre of the second row
of seats has an extra locking function
(ALR/ELR) to help hold the belt taunt in order
to facilitate child seat installation.
When installing a child seat with the help of
the seatbelt:
• Secure the seatbelt in the child seat
following the instructions of the child seat
manufacturer.
• Pull out the entire seatbelt.
• Lock the belt by inserting the locking tab
in the buckle. A loud "click" indicates that
the belt is locked.
• Allow the seatbelt mechanism to retract
the belt while stretching it around the
10.
11.
For information on activated/deactivated airbag (SRS), see page 18.
Automatic Locking
Retractor/Emergency Locking
Retractor.
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Safety
Child safety
child seat.
A mechanical sound will be audible from
the seatbelt. This is normal.
This function is automatically deactivated
when the seatbelt is released from the buckle
and retracts back to its starting position.
If there are any problems with installation of
child safety products, contact the manufacturer for clearer installation instructions.
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Instruments and controls
Combined instrument panel
Indicator and warning symbols
Switches in the centre console
Lighting panel
Direction indicator lever
Windscreen wipers/washer
Hazard warning flashers, heated rear window/rearview
mirrors/front seats
Trip computer
Cruise control
Parking brake, bonnet, electric socket, etc.
Power windows
Rearview mirror, door mirrors and side windows
Power sunroof (option)
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Instruments and controls
Combined instrument panel
1. Temperature gauge
Displays the temperature of the engine
cooling system. If the temperature is abnormally high and the needle enters the red
zone, a message is shown in the display.
Bear in mind that extra lamps in front of the air
intake reduce the cooling capacity at high
outside temperature and high engine loads.
2. Display
The display shows information and warning
messages.
3. Speedometer
Shows the speed of the car.
4. Trip odometer, T1 and T2
The trip odometers are used for measuring
short distances. The right-hand digit displays
tenths of a kilometre. Press the button for
more than 2 seconds to reset. Change
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between trip odometers by briefly pressing
the button once.
5. Cruise control indicator
See page 52.
6. Odometer
The odometer indicates the total distance the
car has travelled.
7. Main beam, On/Off
8. Warning symbol
If a fault arises, the symbol lights up and a
message is shown in the display.
9. Tachometer
Indicates engine speed in thousands of
revolutions per minute (RPM). Do not allow
the needle of the tachometer to enter the red
field.
10. Automatic gearbox indicator
The selected gearshift programme is
displayed here.
11. Outside temperature gauge
Displays outside temperature. When the
temperature lies between +2 °C and –5 °C, a
snowflake symbol is shown in the display.
This symbol serves as a warning for slippery
road surfaces.
When the car is or was stationary, the outside
temperature gauge may read a higher
reading than actual.
12. Clock
Turn the button to set the clock.
13. Fuel gauge
When the lamp in the instrument panel lights,
approximately 8 litres of usable fuel remain in
the tank.
14. Indicator and warning symbols
15. Direction indicators – left/right
Instruments and controls
Indicator and warning symbols
Warning symbol in the centre of
the instrument panel
This symbol is lit with a red or amber
glow depending on the severity of
the fault.
Red symbol
– Stop the car. Read the message in the
display.
Symbol and message text are visible until the
fault has been rectified.
Indicator and warning symbols
All indicator and warning symbols light up
when the ignition key is turned to position II
before starting. This is to check that the
symbols/lights are working. When the engine
starts, all the symbols should go out except
the handbrake symbol, which extinguishes
when the handbrake is released.
Yellow symbol
– Read the message in the display.
Remedy!
The message text is cleared using the READ
button, see page 42, or disappears automatically after 2 minutes.
NOTE! When the message text "TIME FOR
REGULAR SERVICE" is shown, the symbol
lamp and message text are cleared using the
READ button, or disappear automatically
after 2 minutes.
If the engine does not start
within five seconds, all symbols
extinguish except the symbols
for a fault in the car’s emissions
system and for low oil
pressure. Certain symbols may
have no function, depending on the car’s
specifications.
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Instruments and controls
Indicator and warning symbols
ABS fault
If the ABS symbol lights, the ABS
system is not functioning. The car’s
normal braking system continues to
work, but without the ABS function.
– Stop the car in a safe place and switch off
the engine. Restart the engine.
• If the warning symbol goes out, continue
driving. It was an indicator error.
• If the warning symbol remains lit, drive to
an authorised Volvo workshop to have the
ABS system checked.
Fault in brake system
If the BRAKE symbol lights, the
brake fluid level may be too low.
– Stop the car in a safe place and
check the brake fluid reservoir level.
If the reservoir level is below MIN, the car
should not be driven further. Have it towed to
an authorised Volvo workshop to have the
brake system checked.
If the BRAKE and ABS warning
symbols light at the same time, there
may be a problem in the brake force
distribution.
– Stop the car in a safe place and
switch off the engine. Restart the
engine.
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• If both symbols go out, it was an indicator
error.
• If the warning symbols remain lit, check
the brake fluid reservoir level.
• If the reservoir level is below MIN, the car
should not be driven further. Have it
towed to an authorised Volvo workshop
to have the brake system checked.
• If the brake fluid level is normal and the
lamps remain lit, carefully drive the car to
the nearest authorised Volvo workshop to
have the brake system checked.
WARNING!
If the BRAKE and ABS warning symbols
light at the same time, there is a risk that
the rear end will have a tendency to slide
during heavy braking.
Seatbelt reminder
The lamp remains lit until the driver
and front seat passenger put on
their seatbelts.
Low oil pressure
If the lamp lights while driving,
engine oil pressure is too low. Stop
the engine immediately and check
the oil level. If the lamp lights but the oil level
is normal, stop the car and contact an
authorised Volvo workshop.
Fault in car’s emissions system
Contact an authorised Volvo
workshop to have the system
checked.
Fault in SRS
If the symbol remains lit or lights
while driving, a fault has been
detected in the SRS system. Drive
to an authorised Volvo workshop to have the
system checked.
Alternator not charging
If this lamp lights while driving, there
is probably a fault in the electrical
system. Contact an authorised
Volvo workshop.
Engine preheater (diesel)
This lamp lights to indicate that the
engine is being preheated. You can
start the car when the lamp goes
out. Applies to cars with diesel engines only.
Parking brake applied
Bear in mind that the lamp only
indicates that the parking brake is
applied, not how hard. Check by
depressing the pedal! If the pedal is set when
driving, a signal will be heard as a reminder.
Instruments and controls
Rear fog lamp
This lamp lights when the fog lamp
is on.
Trailer indicator lamp
Flashes when the direction
indicators of the car and trailer are
used. If the lamp does not flash, one
of the direction indicators on the trailer or car
is defective.
Stability system and DSTC
The DSTC system contains several different
functions that are described in more detail on
page 114.
The symbol lights and goes out again
after approx. two seconds
The symbol is lit for a system check
when the car is started.
The symbol flashes
The SC function acts to prevent the
car’s drive wheels from spinning.
The TC function acts to improve the
car’s traction.
The AYC function acts to prevent skidding.
The RSC function acts to prevent
overturning.
The warning symbol shines with a
steady amber glow
TRACTION CONTROL
TEMPORARILY OFF is shown on
the information display together
with the symbol.
The TC function has been temporarily
suppressed because the brake temperature
is too high.
Automatic reactivation of the function takes
place when the brake temperature has
returned to normal.
The warning symbol shines with a
steady amber glow
ANTI-SKID SERVICE REQUIRED is
shown on the information display
together with the symbol.
The DSTC system has been switched off
because of a fault.
one of the systems. The text "ANTI-SKID
SERVICE REQUIRED" is shown in the
display.
– Stop the car in a safe place and switch off
the engine. Restart the engine.
• If the warning symbol goes out, the fault
was temporary and it is not necessary to
visit a workshop.
• If the warning symbol remains lit, drive to
an authorised Volvo workshop to have the
system checked.
WARNING!
Under normal driving conditions, the
DSTC system improves the car’s road
safety, but this should not be taken as a
reason to increase speed. Always follow
the usual precautions for safe cornering
and driving on slippery surfaces.
– Stop the car in a safe place and turn off
the engine.
– Restart the engine.
If the warning symbol remains lit, drive to an
authorised Volvo workshop to have the
system checked.
Fault in DSTC system
If the warning symbol lights and shines with a
constant glow even though you did not
switch off the system, it indicates a fault in
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Instruments and controls
Indicator and warning symbols
Messages on the display
Any warning or indicator symbol that appears
is accompanied by a message in the display.
Once you have read and understood the
message, press the READ button (A).
Messages which have been read are cleared
from the display and stored in the car’s
memory. Fault messages will remain in the
memory until the fault has been remedied.
Very serious fault messages cannot be
erased from the display. They remain in the
display until the fault is remedied.
Messages stored in the memory can be read
again. Press the READ button (A) to see
stored messages. Scroll through the
messages stored in the memory by pressing
the READ button. Press the READ button to
return read messages to the memory.
If a warning message interrupts when you are
in the trip computer menu or wish to use the
telephone, you must first acknowledge the
message by pressing the READ button (A).
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Instruments and controls
Message
STOP SAFELY
STOP ENGINE
SERVICE URGENT
SEE MANUAL
SERVICE REQUIRED
FIX NEXT SERVICE
TIME FOR REGULAR SERVICE
OIL LEVEL LOW1 – FILL OIL3
Specification
Stop and switch off the engine. Serious risk of damage.
Stop and switch off the engine. Serious risk of damage.
Take your car in for service immediately.
Consult your owner’s manual.
Take your car in for service as soon as possible.
Have your car checked at the next service interval.
When this message is shown, the car is due for a service. When the message is displayed is
affected by the distance travelled, number of months since last service and engine running time.
Low engine oil level. Check and remedy as soon as possible. See page 164 for more information.
OIL LEVEL LOW2 –
STOP SAFELY3
Low engine oil level. Stop the car safely and check the oil level. See page 164.
OIL LEVEL LOW2 –
STOP ENGINE3
Low engine oil level. Stop the car safely, switch off the engine and check the oil level. See page 164.
OIL LEVEL LOW2 – SEE MANUAL3
Low engine oil level. Stop the car safely, switch off the engine and check the oil level. See page 164.
1. Displayed together with yellow warning triangle.
2. Displayed together with red warning triangle.
3. Only applies to engine variants with oil level sensor.
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Instruments and controls
Switches in the centre console
NOTE! The order of the buttons may vary.
DSTC system
This button is used to
reduce or reactivate the
functions of the DSTC
system. When the LED in
the button is lit, the DSTC
system is activated
(assuming there is no fault).
NOTE! Hold the button depressed for at
least half a second to reduce the function of
the DSTC system. The LED in the button
goes out and the text "DSTC SPIN
CONTROL OFF" is shown on the display.
Deactivate the system if you must use a
wheel of a different size than the other
wheels.
The DSTC system is reactivated when the
engine is restarted.
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WARNING!
Keep in mind that the driving characteristics of the car change if you deactivate
the DSTC system.
Air conditioning in the rear of
the passenger compartment
(option)
Press the button to activate
the air conditioning in the
rear of the passenger
compartment. Rear air
conditioning is deactivated
when the ignition is
completely switched off.
Child safety locks in the rear
doors (option)
Use this button to activate or
deactivate the electric child
safety locks in the rear
doors. The ignition key must
be in position I or II. When
the child safety locks are
activated, the LED in the button lights. A
message is shown on the display when the
child safety locks are activated or deactivated.
Instruments and controls
Retractable door mirrors
(option)
This button is used to fold in
the door mirrors if they are
folded out or to fold them
out if they are folded in.
Do as follows if a door mirror
has been accidentally folded
in or out:
– Manually adjust the appropriate door
mirror to its normal position.
– Turn the ignition key to position II.
– Fold the door mirror inward and then
outward using the button. The door
mirrors have now returned to their original
fixed positions.
Deactivation of the deadlocks1
and detectors
Use this button to switch off
the deadlock function
(deadlock means that the
doors cannot be opened
from the inside when they
are locked). This button is
also used to deactivate the movement and tilt
detectors in the alarm system2. The LED
lights when these systems are deactivated.
Auxiliary lamps (accessory)
Use this button to switch the
auxiliary lamps on with main
beam or to switch them off.
The LED in the button is lit
when the function is
activated.
Parking assistance (option)
The system is always
activated when the car is
started. Press the button to
deactivate/reactivate the
parking assistance system.
See also page 115.
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2.
Electrical socket (standard)/
Cigarette lighter (option)
The electric socket can be
used for various 12 V accessories, such as a mobile
phone or cooler. The
cigarette lighter is activated
by pushing in the button.
Once the lighter has been heated, the button
pops out again. Pull out the lighter and use
the heated coils. For reasons of safety,
always keep the cover on the socket when it
is not in use. The maximum current tap is
10 A.
BLIS - Blind Spot Information
System (option)
Press the button to deactivate
or reactivate the function. See
page 133 for further information.
Certain markets
Option
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Instruments and controls
Lighting panel
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Front and rear position/parking
lamps.
LED in the button is lit while the fog lamps are
on.
Ignition key in position 0: All lighting
off.
NOTE! In some countries, dipped beam may
not be used in combination with front fog
lamps.
Ignition key in position II:
Headlamps light (plus front and rear parking
lamps, number plate lighting and instrument
illumination).
NOTE! You must always turn the light switch
to this position to switch on the main beam.
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b
A – Headlamps and position/
parking lamps
All lighting off.
Cars with daytime running lights
(certain countries)
Ignition key in position II: Dipped beam on
(plus front and rear parking lamps, number
plate lighting and instrument illumination).
Dipped beam lights automatically when the
ignition key is switched to the driving position
and cannot be switched off. Before trips to
certain countries, your Volvo workshop can
help you deactivate the daytime running
lights.
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B – Headlamp levelling
To allow for headlamp beam adjustment to
compensate for different loads, certain cars
come equipped with an actuator motor for
each headlamp. Adjust the headlamps using
the headlamp levelling control on the
dashboard.
Cars with Bi-Xenon lighting (option) do not
have control B because headlamp levelling is
automatic.
C – Instrument lighting
Control upwards: brighter illumination.
Control downwards: dimmer illumination.
D – Front fog lamps
Ignition key in position II. Press the button.
The fog lamps light in combination with the
parking lamps and main/dipped beam. The
E – Rear fog lamp
Ignition key in position II. Press the button.
The rear fog lamp lights in combination with
the main/dipped beam. The LED in the button
and the symbol in the combined instrument
panel light at the same time.
Please remember: Regulations for use of
front and rear fog lamps vary from country to
country.
Instruments and controls
Direction indicator lever
3. Switch, main/dipped beam
Pull the lever towards you past the "flash
position" and release it to change between
main/dipped beam.
3. Home safe lighting
Do as follows when you leave your car when
it is dark out:
1. Resistance point position
When changing lanes or overtaking, move
the lever until you feel a distinct resistance.
The lever returns when released.
– Remove the key from the ignition.
– Pull the left lever (direction indicator)
towards you.
– Exit the car.
– Lock the doors.
Dipped beam, parking lamps, number plate
lighting and the lamps in the door mirrors
(option) now light and remain lit for 30, 60 or
90 seconds. An authorised Volvo workshop
can set a suitable duration for your car.
2. Normal turns
The direction indicators light when you move
the lever in the direction the wheel moves
during the turn. When the wheel returns after
a turn, the direction indicators switch off
automatically.
3. Main beam "flash"
Pull the lever lightly towards you (until you
feel a slight resistance). The main beam
remains lit until the lever is released.
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Instruments and controls
Windscreen wipers/washer
Wipers operate at "high" speed.
Rain sensor (option)
The rain sensor automatically increases or
decreases the speed of the windscreen
wipers based on how much water it detects
on the windscreen. The sensitivity of the rain
sensor can be adjusted using the ring (1).
Wiper/washer function – windscreen
Windscreen wipers
Windscreen wipers off.
If the lever is in the 0 position and
you move it upwards, the wipers will
sweep one stroke at a time for as long as you
hold the lever up.
Intermittent wiping
You can adjust and set a suitable
speed for intermittent wiping.
Twisting the ring (see 1 in illustration) upwards increases the
frequency of wiper strokes. Twisting the ring
towards you decreases the frequency of
wiper strokes.
Wipers operate at "normal" speed.
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– Turn the ring upward to increase sensitivity or down to decrease sensitivity
(there is an extra swipe when the ring is
turned upward).
On/Off
When activating the rain sensor, the ignition
key must be in at least position I and the
windscreen wiper lever must be in position 0.
To activate the rain sensor:
– press the button (2). A LED illuminates in
the button to indicate the rain sensor is
active.
To turn the rain sensor off, either:
– press the button (2) or
– press the stalk switch downward to
another wiper program. If the stalk switch
is raised, the rain sensor will remain
active; the wipers make an extra sweep
and then return to rain sensor mode when
the stalk is released to position 0.
The rain sensor is automatically deactivated
when the key is removed from the ignition
switch or five minutes after the ignition is
switched off.
Important!
In an automatic car wash:
Turn off the rain sensor by pressing the
button (2) while the ignition key is in at
least position I. Otherwise, the windscreen
wipers may start and be damaged.
Windscreen washer
Pull the lever towards the steering wheel to
activate the windscreen washer.
Headlamp washer
(option on certain markets)
High-pressure wash of the headlamps
consumes a great deal of washer fluid. To
save fluid, the headlamps are only washed
every fifth time (within a ten minute period). If
ten minutes have elapsed since the last
windscreen washing, the headlamps receive
a high-pressure wash the next time the
windscreen is washed.
Reduced washing
If only approx. one litre of washer fluid
remains in the reservoir, the supply to the
headlamps and the rear window is cut off in
order to prioritise cleaning of the windscreen.
Instruments and controls
already engaged at normal speed, there is no
change to the selected function.
Wiper/washer function – rear window
Rear window washer and wiper
Move the lever forward to start the rear
window washer.
1. Rear window wiper - intermittent wiping
2. Rear window wiper - normal speed
Wiper – reversing
If you engage reverse gear when the
windscreen wipers are already activated, the
rear window wipers will go into intermittent
wiping mode1. If the rear window wiper is
1.
This function (intermittent wiping when
reversing) can be deactivated.
Contact an authorised Volvo
workshop.
QV
Instruments and controls
Hazard warning flashers, heated rear window/rearview mirrors/front seats
Rear window and door mirror
defrosters
Hazard warning flashers
Use the hazard warning flashers (all direction
indicators flash) when the car is stopped
where it could be a traffic hazard or
obstruction. Press the button to activate the
function.
NOTE! Regulations regarding the use of
hazard warning flashers vary from country to
country.
RM
Use the defroster to
remove ice and misting
from the rear window
and door mirrors.
Pressing the switch
starts defrosting of the
rear window and door
mirrors simultaneously.
The LED in the switch
lights to indicate this. A
built-in timer automatically disconnects the defroster from the door
mirrors after about 4 minutes and from the
rear window after about 12 minutes.
Heated front seats
See page 65 or page
68 for further information.
Instruments and controls
Trip computer
• CURRENT FUEL CONSUMPTION
• AVERAGE FUEL CONSUMPTION
• RANGE TO EMPTY FUEL TANK
Average speed
The average speed since the last reset
(RESET). When the ignition is switched off,
the average speed is stored and used as the
basis of the new value when you continue
driving. This can be reset with the RESET
button (C) on the lever.
Range to empty fuel tank
Displays the approximate distance that can
be driven with the fuel remaining in the tank,
the calculation is based on the average fuel
consumption over the last 30 km and the
remaining fuel volume. When the range to
empty is less than 20 km "----" appears on the
display.
NOTE! There may be a slight error in the
reading if a fuel-driven heater is used.
Speed in miles per hour1
Current speed is displayed in mph.
Controls
To access the trip computer information, you
must turn the ring (B) in steps, either forward
or backward. By turning again, you return to
the starting point.
NOTE! If a warning message interrupts while
you are using the trip computer, you must first
acknowledge the message by pressing the
READ button (A) to return to the trip
computer.
Functions
The trip computer displays the following
information:
• AVERAGE SPEED
• SPEED IN MILES PER HOUR1
Current fuel consumption
Continuous information on current fuel
consumption, calculated each second. The
figure in the display is updated every couple
of seconds. When the car is stationary, "----"
is shown on the display.
NOTE! There may be a slight error in the
reading if a fuel-driven heater is used.
Average fuel consumption
The average fuel consumption since the last
reset (RESET). The average fuel
consumption is stored when the ignition is
switched off and remains until reset with the
RESET button (C) on the lever.
NOTE! There may be a slight error in the
reading if a fuel-driven heater is used.
1.
Certain countries
RN
Instruments and controls
Cruise control
Increasing or decreasing speed
Increase or decrease the speed by pressing
and holding + or –. The speed of the car
when the button is released is set as the new
speed.
A brief press (less than half a second) on +
or – changes the speed by one km/h.
NOTE! A temporary increase in speed (less
than one minute) using the accelerator, such
as while overtaking, does not affect the cruise
control setting. When you release the accelerator, the car will return to the programmed
speed.
Activating
The controls for cruise control are to the left
of the steering wheel.
Setting the desired speed:
– Press the CRUISE button. CRUISE is
shown on the combined instrument panel.
– Touch + or — to lock the vehicle speed.
CRUISE ON appears on the combined
instrument panel.
Cruise control cannot be engaged at speeds
below 30 km/h or above 200 km/h.
RO
Temporary disengagement
Press 0 to disengage the cruise control
temporarily. CRUISE will be shown on the
combined instrument panel. The speed set
earlier is stored in the memory.
The cruise control is also temporarily disengaged when:
• the brake pedal or clutch pedal is
depressed
• speed falls below 30 km/h when
travelling uphill
• the gear selector is moved to position N
• wheel spin or wheel lock-up occurs.
• a temporary increase in speed lasts
longer than one minute.
Return to the set speed
Press this button to resume the
previously set speed. CRUISE ON
appears on the combined
instrument panel.
Disengaging
Press CRUISE to disengage the cruise
control. CRUISE ON goes out on the
combined instrument panel.
Instruments and controls
Parking brake, bonnet, electric socket, etc.
O
N
Parking brake, LHD car
N
O
Parking brake, RHD car
Parking brake
Opening the bonnet
The parking brake pedal is located to the left
at floor level. Apply the parking brake by
depressing the pedal (1). Release the brake
by pulling the handle (2).
Pull the handle towards you to release the
bonnet lock mechanism.
The parking brake holds the rear wheels.
When the brake is applied, the warning
symbol lights in the combined instrument
panel.
Remember that the warning symbol in the
combined instrument panel lights even if the
parking brake is only "slightly" applied.
WARNING!
Close the bonnet by placing your hand on
its top and pressing down. Do not close it
by holding the grille. Engine components
on the inside could injure your fingers.
RP
Instruments and controls
Parking brake, bonnet, electric socket, etc.
Electrical socket for rear seat
passengers (option)
The electric socket can be used for various
12 V accessories, such as mobile phones or
CD players. The maximum current is 10 A.
Steering wheel adjustment
The steering wheel can be adjusted both
vertically and front-rear. Press down the
control on the left-hand side of the steering
column. Then adjust the steering wheel to the
position that suits you best. Press the control
back into place to lock the steering wheel. If
this is difficult, press the steering wheel
slightly while pressing the control back.
WARNING!
Adjust the steering wheel before driving,
never while driving. Ensure that the
steering wheel is locked.
RQ
Opening the tailgate
Open the tailgate by pulling the handle
indicated in the illustration. Fold down the
rear flap by lifting the handle up.
Instruments and controls
Power windows
The power windows are operated using the
controls in the door armrests. The ignition key
must be in position I or II for the power
windows to work. Once you finish driving and
remove the ignition key, the windows can still
be opened or closed as long as neither of the
front doors has been opened.
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Open a window by depressing the front of
the control, and close it by pulling up the front
of the control.
WARNING!
If there are children in the car:
• Remember to switch off the supply to
the power windows by removing the
ignition key if the driver leaves the car.
• Make sure that children’s and other
passengers’ hands are clear when
closing the windows.
If the rear door windows are operated
from the driver’s door:
• Check that none of the rear seat
passengers are in danger of getting their
hands caught when closing the windows.
Power windows in the front
doors
Windows can be opened or closed from the
front seat two ways.
– Press the control (A) slightly down or pull
it slightly up. The power windows go up
or down as long as the switch is actuated.
– Press the control (A) all the way down or
pull it all the way up, and then release.
The windows then open or close automatically. Movement is stopped if the window
is blocked in any way.
NOTE! The function auto up for the
passenger side is only available in certain
markets.
Controls (B) to operate windows in the rear
doors.
Blocking power windows in the
rear doors
The power windows in the rear seat can be
blocked with the switch on the driver’s door
control panel. Always remember to switch off
current to the power windows (i.e. remove
the ignition key) if you leave children in the car
unattended.
LED in the switch is unlit
The rear door windows can be operated both
with the control on each rear door and with
the controls on the driver’s door.
LED in the switch is lit
The rear door windows can only be operated
from the driver’s door.
RR
Instruments and controls
Power windows
WARNING!
If rear door windows are being operated
from the driver’s door, check that no rear
seat passenger are in danger of getting
pinched when the windows close.
Power window in the front
passenger seat
Power windows in the rear
doors
The control for the power window at the front
passenger seat operates that window only.
The rear door windows can be operated with
the controls on the doors and the switch on
the driver’s door. If the LED in the switch for
blocking power windows in the rear doors
(located in the driver’s door control panel) is
lit, the rear door windows can only be
operated from the driver’s door.
RS
Instruments and controls
Rearview mirror, door mirrors and side windows
Door mirrors with memory
function (option)
If the car has door mirrors with memory
function, they work together with the memory
setting of the seat, see page 73.
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Interior rearview mirror
Door mirrors
A. Normal position.
The controls for adjusting the two door
mirrors are at the front of the driver’s door
armrest.
B. Dimming position. Use this if headlamps
from the car behind you is irritating.
Certain models have an autodim function
(option). Dimming occurs automatically
based on comparative light relationships. An
authorised Volvo workshop can adjust the
sensitivity.
WARNING!
Adjust the mirrors before you begin
driving!
– Press the L or R button (L = left door
mirror, R = right door mirror). The LED in
the button lights.
– Adjust the position with the adjustment
control in the centre. Press the button
again. The LED should no longer be lit.
Important!
Use the defroster (see page 50) to
remove ice from the mirrors, not an ice
scraper. The scraper could scratch the
mirror glass.
Memory function in remote control
When you unlock the car with the remote
control and change the setting of the door
mirrors, these new settings are saved in the
remote control. The next time you unlock the
car with the same remote control and open
the driver’s door within two minutes, the
mirrors will assume their stored positions.
Laminated side windows
(option)
The laminated windows in the front and rear
doors improve sound insulation in the
passenger compartment and provide better
protection against unauthorised entry.
Water and dirt-repellent coating
on the front windows and/or
door mirrors (option)
The front windows and/or door mirrors are
treated with a coating that ensures that the
view through the windows or in the mirrors is
good even if it is raining. For information on
glass care, see page 155.
RT
Instruments and controls
Rearview mirror, door mirrors and side windows
Side windows and mirrors
treated with the water and
dirt-repellent coating are
marked with a small symbol.
Rearview and door mirrors
In certain weather conditions, the function of
the dirt-repellent coating is improved if the
door mirror defrosters are used, see page 50.
Defrost the door mirrors:
• if they are covered with ice or snow
• in heavy rain and dirty road conditions
• if they are misted.
Important!
Do not use a metal ice scraper to remove
ice from the windows. The water and dirtrepellent coating could be damaged.
Use the defroster to remove ice from the
mirrors!
RU
Instruments and controls
Power sunroof (option)
A
B
Open positions
Sunroof controls are located in the
headlining. The sunroof can be operated in
two different ways:
A: Raise/lower trailing edge – ventilation
position
B: Rearwards/forwards – opening position/
comfort position1. The ignition key must be in
position I or II.
WARNING!
If there are children in the car: Remember to
switch off the supply to the power sunroof
(remove the ignition key) if the driver leaves
the car.
4
1
2
3
5
6
1. Automatic closing
2. Closing, manual
3. Opening, manual
4. Opening, automatic
5. Opening, ventilation position
6. Closing, ventilation position
Ventilation position
Open: Push the trailing edge of the
control (5) upward.
Close: Pull the trailing edge of the control (6)
downward
Switch from ventilation position to comfort
position: pull the control rearwards to its end
position (4) and release.
1.
In comfort position, the sunroof is not
completely open in order to reduce the
level of wind noise.
RV
Instruments and controls
Power sunroof (option)
Opening position/comfort position
Automatic operation
WARNING!
The sunroof’s pinch protection function
only operates during automatic closing,
not during manual closing.
Make sure children’s hands are clear
when closing the sunroof.
Move the control over the resistance point
position (3) to the rearmost end position (4)
or over the resistance point position (2) to the
front end position (1) and release. The
sunroof will open to the comfort position or
will close completely.
In order to open from comfort position to
maximum opening: Pull the control to the rear
once more to the end position (4) and
release.
Manual operation
Open: Pull the control rearwards to the
resistance point position (3). The sunroof will
move towards maximum opening position as
long as the control is held in this position.
Close: Press the control forward to the
resistance point (2). The sunroof moves
towards closing position as long as the
control is held in this position.
WARNING!
If you have children in the car, make sure
that their hands are clear when closing the
sunroof.
SM
Sunscreen
The sunroof features a manual, sliding interior
sunscreen. The sunscreen slides back
automatically when the sunroof is opened.
Grip the handle and slide the screen
forwards to close the screen.
Pinch protection
The sunroof’s pinch protection function is
activated if the hatch is blocked by an object.
If blocked, the sunroof will stop and automatically open to the previous position.
Climate control
General information on climate control
Manual climate control, A/C
Electronic Climate Control, ECC
Parking heater (option)
62
64
66
69
SN
Climate control
General information on climate control
Misting windows
Reduce the problem of windows misting up
on the inside by cleaning the windows. Use a
regular window cleaner.
Particle filter
Make sure the particle filter is replaced
regularly. Consult your Volvo workshop.
Ice and snow
Remove ice and snow from the climate
control air intake (the grille between the
bonnet and the windscreen).
Fault tracing
An authorised Volvo workshop has the instruments and tools required for any fault tracing
or repair of your climate control system.
Entrust checks and repairs only to trained
personnel.
Refrigerant
The air conditioning system contains R134a
refrigerant. This refrigerant contains no
chlorine, which means that it is harmless to
the ozone layer. The system must only be
charged with R134a refrigerant. Have an
authorised Volvo workshop carry out this
work.
SO
Fan function to reduce risk of
battery discharge
When the engine is switched off (even if the
ignition key is in position I or II), the fan will
be switched off automatically. To activate the
fan, turn the knob and set the desired speed.
After two minutes, the fan will reduce to a
lower speed. This is one way to avoid
discharging the battery when the engine is
switched off.
Cars with ECC
Actual temperature
The temperature you select corresponds to
the physical experience with reference to air
speed, humidity, exposure to sun, etc. which
affect the interior and exterior of the car.
Sensors
The sun sensor is on the upper portion of the
dashboard. Remember not to cover it. Do not
cover the passenger compartment temperature sensor on the climate control panel.
Side windows and sunroof
To ensure that the air conditioning works
satisfactorily, close all side windows and the
sunroof (if fitted).
Acceleration
The air conditioning system switches off
temporarily at full acceleration. You may feel
a temporary rise in temperature.
Condensation
In warm weather, condensation from the air
conditioning system may drip under the car.
This is normal.
Fuel economy
With ECC, the air conditioning system is
controlled automatically and is used just
enough to cool the passenger compartment
and to adequately dehumidify the incoming
air. This provides better fuel economy
compared to conventional systems where the
air conditioning cools the air to just above
freezing point.
Climate control
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Air distribution
Air vents in the dashboard
Air vents in the door pillars
Incoming air is distributed through several
different vents located throughout the car.
A. Open
B. Closed
C. Lateral airflow
D. Vertical airflow
– Aim the outer vents towards the side
windows to remove misting.
– In cold climates: close the centre vents
for the most comfortable climate and best
demisting.
A. Open
B. Closed
C. Lateral airflow
D. Vertical airflow
– Aim the vents towards the windows to
remove misting from the rear side
windows.
– Aim the vents inwards into the car for a
comfortable climate in the rear seat.
Bear in mind that small children can be
sensitive to airflow and draughts.
SP
Climate control
Manual climate control, A/C
O
P
Q
R
N
U
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
T
AC – ON/OFF
Recirculation
Air distribution
Rear window and door mirror defroster
Heated front seats
Heating/Cooling right-hand side
Heating/Cooling, left-hand side
Fan
S
You must turn the fan knob (8) from the 0
position to connect the air conditioning.
Use the air conditioning at low temperatures
(0 - 15 °C) to dehumidify incoming air.
1. AC – ON/OFF
The air conditioning is connected to the
cooling and dehumidification function with
the ON LED lights. The air conditioning is
disconnected with the OFF LED lights.
When you select Defroster
, the air
conditioning is connected as long as the fan
is not set to position 0.
2. Recirculation
Recirculation can be used to shut out bad air,
exhaust, etc. from the passenger
compartment. The air in the passenger
compartment is then recirculated, i.e. no air
from outside the car is taken into the car
when this function is activated. Recirculation
(together with the air conditioning system)
cools the passenger compartment more
quickly in a warm climate.
If you allow the air in the car to recirculate,
there is a risk of icing and misting, especially
in winter. The timer function minimises the
risk of ice, misting and bad air.
Activate the function as follows:
SQ
Climate control
Manual climate control, A/C
– Press
for more than 3 seconds.
The LED flashes for 5 seconds. The air
recirculates in the car for 3- 12 minutes
depending on the outside temperature.
– The timer function is activated each time
you press
.
To switch off the timer function:
– Press
again for more than
3 seconds. The LED lights for 5 seconds
to confirm your selection.
Recirculation is always disconnected when
you select
Defroster.
3. Air distribution
Use the air distribution control positions
(marked with dots) between the different
symbols to fine-tune air distribution for
maximum comfort.
Air distribution
Air through
front and
rear air
vents.
Use
When you want
good cooling in a
warm climate.
4. Rear window and door mirror
defroster
Air distribution
Air to
windows.
Air is not
recirculated in this
position. The air
conditioning is
always connected.
There is a certain
amount of airflow
to the air vents.
Air to both
floor and
windows.
There is a certain
amount of airflow
to the air vents.
Use
When you want to
remove ice and
misting. High fan
speed is good for
this.
When you want
comfortable conditions and good
demisting in a cold
climate. Not too
low a fan speed.
– Press once: High heat – both LEDs in the
switch light up.
– Press twice: Low heat – one LED in the
switch lights up.
– Press yet again: Heating is switched off –
no LEDs in the switch are lit.
An authorised Volvo workshop can adjust the
temperature.
Air to floor.
There is a
certain
amount of airflow
to the air vents and
the defroster vents
for the windscreen
and side windows.
Air to floor
and air
vents.
When you want to
warm your feet.
6. and 7. Heating/Cooling
– left/right side
Use this button to quickly remove misting and
ice from the rear window and door mirrors,
see page 50 for further information about this
function.
5. Heated front seats
Do as follows for heated front seat(s):
Turn to set how warm or cold the incoming air
should be. For cooler air, the air conditioning
must be connected.
8. Fan
In sunny weather
with cool outside
temperatures.
Fan speed can be increased or decreased by
turning the knob.
SR
Climate control
Electronic Climate Control, ECC
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P
Q
R
S
T
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N
V
NM
NO
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
SS
NP
NN
AC – ON/OFF
Recirculation/Multifilter with sensor
Recirculation
AUTO
Air distribution
Passenger compartment temperature
sensor
Defroster, windscreen and side
windows
Rear window and door mirror defroster
Heated front seats
Temperature, right-hand side
Temperature, left-hand side
Fan
Fan, rear passenger compartment
(option in cars seating seven)
1. AC – ON/OFF
The air conditioning system is controlled
automatically by the system when the ON
LED is lit. This way, incoming air is cooled
and dehumidified sufficiently. When AC OFF
is selected and the OFF LED lights, the air
conditioning system is disconnected; other
functions are still controlled automatically.
The air conditioning system operates down to
approximately 0 °C.
When you select Defroster, the air conditioning system is controlled so that air is
maximally dehumidified.
2. Air quality system (option in
certain markets)
Certain cars are equipped with a "Multifilter"
and air quality sensor. The Multifilter
separates gases and particles, thus reducing
the volume of odours and pollutants entering
the car. The air quality sensor detects
increased levels of contaminants in the
outside air. When the air quality sensor
detects contaminated outside air, the air
intake is closed and the air in the
compartment is recirculated. The Multifilter
also cleans the air recirculating in the
compartment.
When the air quality sensor is active, the
green AUT LED lights in
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Climate control
Operation
3. Recirculation
4. AUTO
Press
to activate the air
quality sensor (normal setting).
Recirculation can be used to shut out bad air,
exhaust, etc. from the passenger
compartment. The air in the passenger
compartment is then recirculated, i.e. no air
from outside the car is taken into the car
when this function is activated.
The AUTO function automatically regulates
climate control so that the desired temperature is attained. The automatic function
controls heating, air conditioning, fan speed,
recirculation, and air distribution. If you select
one or more functions manually, the other
functions continue operating automatically.
All manual settings are switched off when
AUTO is switched on.
Or:
Select one of the following three functions by
pressing
repeatedly.
• AUT LED lit: The air quality sensor is now
activated.
• No LED lit: Recirculation is not activated
unless needed to cool in a warm climate.
• MAN LED lit: Recirculation is now
activated.
Keep in mind the following:
• Make it a rule to have the air quality
sensor activated at all times.
• Recirculation is limited in cold weather to
avoid misting.
• If misting occurs, you should deactivate
the air quality sensor.
• If misting occurs, you can use the
defroster functions for the windscreen,
side windows and rear window, see
page 67.
• Follow the Volvo Service Programme for
the recommended replacement interval of
the Multifilter. If the car is used in a
severely contaminated environment, it
may be necessary to change the Multifilter more often.
If you allow the air in the car to recirculate,
there is a risk of icing and misting, especially
in winter.
The timer function (cars with Multifilter and air
quality sensor have no timer function)
minimises the risk for ice, misting and bad air.
Activate the function as follows:
– Press
for more than 3 seconds.
The LED flashes for 5 seconds. The air
recirculates in the car for 3-12 minutes
depending on the outside temperature.
– The timer function is activated each time
you press
.
To switch off the timer function:
– Press
again for more than
3 seconds. The LED lights for 5 seconds
to confirm your selection.
Recirculation is always disconnected when
you select
Defroster.
5. Air distribution
• When the top button is depressed, air is
directed to the windows.
• When the centre button is depressed, air
is directed to the head and body.
• When the lower button is depressed, air
is directed to the legs and feet.
Press AUTO to return to automatic air distribution.
6. Passenger compartment
temperature sensor
The passenger compartment temperature
sensor monitors the temperature inside the
car.
7. Defroster, windscreen and
side windows
Use this button to quickly remove misting and
ice from the windscreen and side windows.
ST
Climate control
Electronic Climate Control, ECC
The air flows to the windows at high fan
speed. The LED in the defroster button lights
when this function is activated. The air conditioning system is now controlled so that the
air is maximally dehumidified. The air is not
recirculated.
8. Rear window and door mirror
defrosters
Use this button to quickly remove misting and
ice from the rear window and door mirrors,
see page 50 for further information about this
function.
9. Heated front seats
Do as follows for heated front seat(s):
• Press once: high heat – both LEDs in the
switch light up.
• Press twice: low heat – one LED in the
switch lights up.
• Press yet again: heating is switched off,
no LEDs in the switch are lit.
An authorised Volvo workshop can adjust the
temperature.
10 and 11. Temperature
The two knobs can be used to set the
temperature for the passenger and driver’s
sides of the car. Remember that the car does
not heat up or cool down any more quickly
even if you select a higher or lower temperSU
ature than you want in the passenger
compartment.
12. Fan
Fan speed can be increased or decreased by
turning the knob. If AUTO is selected, fan
speed is controlled automatically. The previously set fan speed is disconnected.
If the knob for the fan is turned so far to the
left that only the left LED above the knob
lights with an orange glow, the fan and air
conditioning are switched off.
13. Fan, rear passenger
compartment (option in cars
seating seven)
Fan speed can be increased or decreased by
turning the knob provided that AC is selected
for both the front (1) and rear passenger
compartment. The button for the rear
passenger compartment is located in the
centre console switch panel, see page 44.
Climate control
Parking heater (option)
outside temperature. If the outside temperature exceeds 25 °C, the heater does not
switch on. At temperatures of R10 °C and
below, the maximum running time of the
parking heater is 60 minutes.
If the parking heater does not start despite
repeated attempts, a message is shown on
the display. Contact an authorised Volvo
workshop.
WARNING!
General
The electrical system must be "awakened"
before the parking heater can be
programmed.
• Switch off the fuel-driven heater before
refuelling. Spilled fuel could be ignited by
the exhaust gases.
• Check on the information display that
the heater is off. (When the additional
heater is running, PARK HEAT ON is
shown on the display.)
This is most easily done by:
• pressing the READ button or
• pressing the main beam flash or
• turning on the ignition.
The parking heater can be started immediately or set with two different start times
using TIMER 1 and TIMER 2. Start time refers
to the time the car should be heated and
ready.
The car’s electronic system calculates when
heating should be started based on the
WARNING!
The car must be outdoors when the petrol
or diesel heater is used.
Warning decal on fuel filler flap
Messages on the display
Once the settings for TIMER 1, TIMER 2 and
Direct Start are activated, the amber warning
symbol in the combined instrument panel
lights and explanatory text is shown on the
display.
When you leave the car, you will receive a
message regarding the current settings of
the system.
Parking on a hill
If you park your car on a steep incline, the
front of the car should be facing up the slope
to ensure the supply of fuel to the parking
heater.
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Climate control
Parking heater (option)
Car clock/timer
For safety reasons, all timer settings will be
cleared if the car clock is reset after timer
settings have been made.
Setting TIMER 1 and 2
For safety reasons, you can only programme
times for the following 24 hours, not several
days in advance.
– Use the ring (B) to toggle to TIMER 1.
– Briefly press the RESET button (C) so
that the hours setting starts to flash.
– Use the ring (B) to set the desired hours.
– Briefly press the RESET button so that
the minutes setting starts to flash.
– Use the ring (B) to set the desired
minutes.
– Briefly press the RESET button to
confirm your setting.
– Press the RESET button to activate the
timer.
After setting TIMER 1, toggle to TIMER 2.
Settings are made the same way as for
TIMER 1.
Deactivating timer-started heating
Do as follows to manually switch off the
heater before the set time has elapsed:
– Press the READ button (A).
– Use the ring (B) to toggle to PARK HEAT
TIMER 1 (or 2). The text ON flashes.
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– Press the RESET button (C). The text
OFF is displayed with a steady glow and
the heater is switched off.
Direct start
– Use the ring (B) to toggle to DIRECT
START.
– Press the RESET button (C) to access
the alternatives ON or OFF.
Select ON.
The heater will now run for 60 minutes.
Heating of the passenger compartment will
begin as soon as the engine coolant has
reached an adequate temperature.
Deactivating heater after direct start
– Use the ring (B) to toggle to DIRECT
START.
– Press the RESET button (C) to make ON
and OFF selections available.
– Select OFF.
Battery and fuel
If the battery is not sufficiently charged or the
petrol tank is close to empty, the parking
heater will be switched off. If this is the case,
you will receive a message in the display.
Confirm the message using the READ button
(A).
Important!
Repeated use of the parking heater in
combination with short trips can lead to
battery discharge and thereby difficulty
starting.
If the heater is used regularly, the car
should be driven for the same amount of
time as the heater was used in order to
ensure that the generator is able to
produce enough energy to compensate
for the amount consumed.
Additional heater (diesel)
(certain countries)
Extra heat from the additional heater may be
required in cold weather to reach the correct
temperature in the passenger compartment.
The additional heater starts automatically
when extra heat is required if the engine is
running. It is switched off automatically when
the correct temperature is reached or when
the engine is switched off.
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Front seats
Interior lighting
Storage spaces in the passenger compartment
Rear seat
Cargo compartment
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Front seats
WARNING!
Adjust the position of the driver’s seat
before setting off, never while driving.
Check that the seat is locked in position.
Seating position
Lowering the front seat backrest
The driver’s and passenger seats can be
adjusted to the optimum sitting and driving
positions.
The front passenger seat backrest can be
folded to a horizontal position to make room
for a long load. Fold the backrest as follows:
1.
– Move the seat as far back as possible.
– Adjust the backrest to the upright
position.
– Lift the catches on the rear of the
backrest.
– Fold the backrest forward.
– Slide the seat forward so that the head
restraint is "locked in place" under the
glovebox.
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Forward/rearward: lift the handle to
adjust the distance to the steering
wheel and pedals. Check that the seat is
locked after changing position.
Raise/lower front edge of seat cushion:
pump up/down
Raise/lower seat: pump up/down
Lumbar support: turn the wheel
Backrest rake: turn the wheel
Power seat control panel.
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Power seat (option)
Preparations
The seat is normally adjusted with the ignition
key is in position I or II. It can also be
adjusted within 4,5 minutes of the door being
unlocked with the key or remote control. If the
door is closed and the ignition key is not yet
in the ignition, or is in the 0 position, adjustments can be made within 40 seconds of the
door being closed.
Memory function in remote control
The remote control used to unlock the car
stores information about the changes made
to the seat settings. When the car is next
unlocked with the same remote control and
the door is opened within five minutes, the
driver’s seat and the door mirrors assume the
stored positions.
Seat adjustment
The switches can be used to make the
following adjustments:
1. Front edge of seat cushion up/down
2. Seat forward/rearward
3. Seat up/down
4. Backrest rake
The seat can be moved in one direction at a
time. The power seats have an overload
protector that activates if a seat is blocked by
an object. If this occurs, switch off the ignition
(position 0) and wait 20 seconds before
operating the seat again.
Seat with memory function
5. Setting seat and door mirrors,
program 1
6. Setting seat and door mirrors,
program 2
7. Setting seat and door mirrors,
program 3
8. Storing preset positions
Three positions can be stored. After
adjusting the seat, hold the MEM (8) button
depressed while pressing the button (5).
Further seat and door mirror settings can be
stored using memory buttons (6) and (7).
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Front seats
Setting preset positions
Press and hold one of the memory
buttons (5), (6) or (7) until the seat stops. If
you release the button, the seat stops
immediately for safety reasons.
Emergency stop
If the seat accidentally begins to move, press
one of the buttons to stop the seat.
WARNING!
Ensure that there is nothing in front of,
behind, or under the seat during
adjustment.
Ensure that none of the backseat
passengers will be trapped.
To avoid injury, ensure that children do not
play with the switches.
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Interior lighting
General lighting lights up and remains lit for
10 minutes when...
• one of the doors is open.
• unless general lighting is switched off.
General lighting goes out when...
• the engine is started.
• you lock the car from outside using the
key or remote control.
General lighting can be switched on or off in
all situations by briefly pressing the button.
Unless switched off manually, general
lighting goes out automatically 10 minutes
after the engine is switched off.
General lighting
General lighting is activated and deactivated
by pressing the centre button. A brief press
on this button will switch general lighting on
or off in any situation. General lighting comes
on automatically1 and remains lit for either
30 seconds or 10 minutes when the engine
is off.
General lighting comes on and remains lit for
30 seconds when you...
• unlock the car from the outside using the
key or remote control.
• stop the engine and turn the ignition key
to position 0.
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You can switch off the timer by pressing the
button for more than 3 seconds. When you
then briefly press the button again, the timer
reconnects.
The pre-programmed times of 30 seconds
and 10 minutes can be modified. Contact an
authorised Volvo workshop.
Reading lamps
Reading lamps can be switched on or off by
pressing the respective button. For cars
seating seven, both reading lamps for the
third row of seats are switched on or off when
one of the buttons is pressed. Unless
switched off manually, reading lamps are
switched off automatically 10 minutes after
the ignition is switched off.
The function is light-dependent and is
only activated when it is dark.
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Interior lighting
Vanity mirror1
The light comes on automatically when the
cover is lifted.
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Option on certain markets.
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Storage spaces in the passenger compartment
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Storage spaces in the passenger compartment
Storage spaces
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Storage compartment in third row of
seats.
Storage compartment and cup holder.
Ticket clip.
Glovebox.
Storage tray in centre console.
Cup holder for rear seat passengers.
Storage pocket.
Grocery bag holder.
WARNING!
Ensure that no hard, sharp or heavy
objects lie or protrude in such a way that
they could cause injury during heavy
braking.
Always secure large and heavy objects
with a seatbelt or cargo retaining straps.
Pen holder
The centre console contains a pen holder.
Glovebox
The glovebox can be used to store things
such as the Owner’s Manual, maps, pens and
petrol cards.
Floor mats (option)
Volvo supplies floor mats specially manufactured for your car. These should be properly
anchored with the clips on the floor so they
do not slide and get jammed beside or under
the driver’s pedals.
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Coat hanger
The coat hanger is only intended for light
garments.
Ashtray for rear seat passengers
(option)
Cup/bottle holder for rear seat
passengers
Open the ashtray by pulling the top edge
outward.
Pull the bottom edge of the insert to open.
The cup holder insert can be removed:
Detach the two clips so the holder can be
used for large bottles.
To empty:
– Open the ashtray.
– Press the cover outwards and tip it back.
– Then lift it out.
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Storage spaces in the passenger compartment
Storage compartment and cup
holder (cars seating seven)
This storage compartment can be used for
CDs, books and the like.
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Storage tray in centre console
Cup holder
The centre console contains a storage tray
for food and drinks, for example. The armrest
can be folded back to make a "table" for rear
seat passengers.
Cup holder for front seat passengers.
Ashtray (option)
Pull out the insert to empty the astray.
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Storage compartment in the
third row of seats (cars seating
seven)
This storage compartment can be used for
pens and other small items.
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Rear seat
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Rear seats – second row
(cars seating seven)
Lowering the backrest for entry into the
car
Lift the handle (1) up while pushing the
backrest forward. Do the reverse to return the
seat to its original position.
Adjusting the seat front - rear
Lift the bracket (2) to move the seat front or
back.
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Sliding seat (cars seating seven)
The centre seat in the second row can be slid
farther forward than the other seats. Sliding
the seat completely forward improves
contact between a child sitting on the
integrated booster cushion and front seat
occupants.
Lift the bracket (A) to move the seat front or
back.
Removing the rear section of the
centre console
The centre console must first be removed if
you wish to slide the centre seat in the
second row forward.
– Remove the rear section of the centre
console by pulling the catch straight out
as illustrated above.
– Then lift the console out of the way.
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WARNING!
The lowest position should only be used
when the backrest is to be folded down or
when no one is sitting in this seat.
After raising the backrests in the second
and third row, it is important to make sure
that the backrests have locked into
position. Otherwise the protective system
of the seats may be compromised.
Head restraint, rear seat –
centre seat
The centre seat head restraint can be
adjusted to four different heights. Slide the
head restraint up as desired. Press in the
release button to lower it. See illustration!
Note that the head restraint cannot be
removed completely!
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Cargo compartment
Repositioning the seats in the
third row
– Raise the backrest to its normal position.
– Take hold of the eyes and pull out the seat
cushion until you hear a click.
– Raise the head restraint.
The seat is now ready for use.
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Extending the cargo
compartment – second row of
seats
Extending the cargo
compartment – third row of
seats (cars seating seven)
– Set the seats in their rearmost positions
(applies only to cars seating seven).
– Lower the head restraint.
– Release the catch (1) and fold down the
backrest. Press down to lock the backrest
in its folded position.
Push the rear seats to the entrance/exit
position, see page 82.
WARNING!
For reasons of safety, no passengers
should sit in the third row of seats if the
outer head restraints in the second row
are lowered.
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Lift the handle upward.
Slide the seat cushion to its rearmost
position. Fold in the right and left-hand
cargo eyes in order to avoid damage
when lowering the backrest.
Fold down the backrest (The head
restraint folds in automatically when the
backrest is folded).
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against injuries from behind. When loading
cargo, bear in mind that improperly secured
or incorrectly loaded objects in the cargo
compartment could be thrown forward with
great speed and force in the event of a
collision or sudden braking, causing serious
injuries.
Bear in mind that if an object weighing 20 kg
is subjected to a head-on collision at a speed
of 50 km/h, its impact weight will be
1000 kg.
Think about the following when loading:
General
Payload depends on the car’s total kerb
weight, including any accessories that are
mounted. Kerb weight includes the driver, the
weight of the fuel tank when filled to 90% and
various fluids, such as washer fluid and
coolant. Mounted accessories, i.e. towbar,
load carrier, roof box, etc., are included in the
kerb weight.
The payload of the car is reduced by the
number of passengers and their weight.
Loading the cargo compartment
The seatbelts and airbags provide the driver
and passengers substantial protection,
especially in head-on collisions. However,
you must also remember to protect yourself
• Do not load extremely heavy objects up
by the front seats. The lowered backrest
will be pressed down unnecessarily hard.
• Place the load by the backrest.
• Position heavy loads as low as possible.
• Position wide loads on each side of the
division in the backrest.
• Cover sharp edges with something soft.
• Secure the load with retaining straps
using the car’s lashing eyes.
• Never load above the backrest without a
load net.
WARNING!
Never load cargo above the backrests! If
you do so, the load could be thrown
forward in the event of sudden braking or
a collision and severely injure you or your
passengers. Remember to always secure
(bind) the load properly.
If the rear seat backrest is lowered, do not
load the car higher than 50 mm under the
top edge of the rear passenger windows.
Leave 10 cm of free space from the
windows inwards. Otherwise, the
intended protection of the inflatable
curtain, which is hidden in the headlining,
may be compromised.
Always secure the load. During heavy
braking the load may otherwise shift,
causing personal injury.
Turn off the engine and apply the parking
brake when loading or unloading long
objects! You may accidentally knock the
gear lever or gear selector with the load
and cause a gear to engage and the car to
move off.
WARNING!
The driving characteristics of the car
change based on the car’s kerb weight
and how heavily it is loaded.
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Cargo compartment
Safety net
Fitting the safety net
The safety net prevents luggage and cargo
from being thrown forward in the passenger
compartment during heavy braking.
If the car is equipped with a privacy panel,
remove it before fitting the safety net.
The net is made of a strong nylon fabric and
can be secured two different ways:
– Behind the rear seat backrest
– Behind the front seats if the rear seat is
lowered.
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– Hook the upper rod in the front or rear
roof mounting.
– Hook the other end of the rod in the roof
mounting on the other side.
– Secure the safety net anchoring straps in
the eyes on the floor if the net is secured
in the rear roof mountings.
Use the eyes in the seat slide rail if the net
is secured in the front roof mountings.
Only applies to cars seating seven:
– Make sure the net lies in front of the side
panel armrest when securing.
– Tension the safety net using the
anchoring straps.
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Folding up the safety net
The safety net can be folded up and placed in
the cargo compartment floor (for cars seating
five).
Press the buttons (1) in the safety net hinges
to release the hinges and fold up the net.
WARNING!
Make sure that the upper mountings of the
safety net are correctly fitted and that the
anchoring straps are securely fastened.
Do not use a damaged net.
Steel safety grille (option)
The protective grille in the cargo
compartment prevents cargo or pets from
being thrown forward in the passenger
compartment in the event of heavy braking.
For reasons of safety, the protective grille
must always be mounted and secured
correctly.
Fit the protective grille as follows:
– Lift in the protective grille through the
tailgate opening or one of the rear
doorways (fold down the seats in the
second row if necessary).
– Insert one of the protective grille
mountings in its bracket above the rear
door behind the second row of seats.
– Slide the protective grille mounting to the
front position of the bracket.
– Place the other protective grille mounting
in its bracket above the other rear door
and slide it to the front position.
– Insert the attaching brace through the
lower mounting in the protective grille
from underneath, as indicated in the illustration.
– Fit the spring on the attaching brace and
screw in the knob.
– Fit the attaching brace hook in the load
anchorage and tighten the knob until the
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Cargo compartment
attaching brace takes hold in the load
anchorage.
– Do the same on the other side.
– Tighten both attaching braces alternately.
– Fit protective caps on the exposed screw
threads above the knobs.
WARNING!
For cars seating seven: For reasons of
safety, no passengers should sit in the
third row of seats if the protective grille is
positioned behind the second row of
seats.
Electric socket in the cargo
compartment
Cargo cover (option, cars
seating 7)
Slide down the cover when you wish to use
the socket. It works regardless of whether the
ignition is on or off.
Pull out the privacy panel, pull it over the
cargo and hook it into the holes in the rear
pillars of the cargo compartment.
If the ignition is switched off and a power
consumer that uses more than 0.1 A is
connected to the electric socket, a warning
message is shown on the display.
Removing the privacy panel
Press the end pieces of the privacy panel
inwards, pull up and release. When fitting,
press the end pieces of the privacy panel
down into the holders.
Do not use the electric socket with the
ignition switched off as there is a risk of the
battery becoming discharged.
WARNING!
Do not place objects on the cargo cover.
They could injure passengers during
braking or evasive manoeuvres.
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Compartment in cargo
compartment floor (cars seating
seven)
– Lift up the floor hatch.
If the car is equipped with a grocery bag
holder:
– Raise the upper floor hatch, loosen the
retaining straps of the grocery bag holder
and raise the lower floor hatch.
The following is housed in the floor
compartment:
1. Cars seating five 2. Cars seating seven
Grocery bag holder
Open the tailgate. Hang or secure your
grocery bags using the tensioning straps or
holders.
Compartment in cargo
compartment floor (cars seating
five)
– Lift up the hatch in the cargo
compartment floor.
If the car is equipped with a grocery bag
holder:
– Lift the floor hatch and loosen the
retaining straps of the grocery bag holder.
The following is housed in the floor
compartment:
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Tool kit
Jack
Warning triangle, see page 143
First-aid kit
Important!
Remember not to put anything in the area
the cushions fold into. The cushions and
seat mechanisms could be damaged.
NOTE! Some components of the first-aid kit
have an expiration date and should be
replaced before this date.
Warning triangle (certain markets)
Tool kit
First-aid kit (certain markets)
Jack (alternative location)
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Locks and alarm
Keys and remote controls
Locking and unlocking
Child safety locks
Alarm (option)
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Locks and alarm
Keys and remote controls
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Master key
This key opens all locks.
Service key*
Key to front door, ignition switch and
steering wheel lock.
*: certain markets only
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Keys – Immobiliser
Your car is delivered with two master keys
and one service key. One of the master keys
is foldable and equipped with an integrated
remote control.
If you lose one of your keys, you must take all
other keys to an authorised Volvo workshop.
As a crime prevention measure, the code of
the lost key is erased from the system. At the
same time, the other keys must be re-coded
in the system.
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The mechanical key codes are recorded on a
separate label accompanying the keys. Store
the label in a safe place. Take the label to your
Volvo dealer if you wish to order new keys. A
maximum of six remote controls/keys can be
programmed and used.
Immobiliser
The keys are equipped with coded chips.
This code must match the reader in the
ignition switch. The car can only be started if
the correct key with the correct code is used.
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Ignition keys and electronic
immobiliser
The ignition key must not hang with other
keys or metal objects on the same key ring.
The electronic immobiliser could be activated
accidentally and the car will not start.
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Unlock
Open tailgate
Alarm function
Approach lighting
Locks
Folding/opening the key
Remote control functions
Unlocking
– Press button (1) to unlock all doors, the
tailgate and the fuel filler flap.
Tailgate
– Press button (2) twice to unlock the
tailgate only.
Alarm function
The alarm function can be used to attract
attention in the event of an emergency. If the
red button (3) is held depressed for at least
three seconds or is pressed twice in a short
period of time, the direction indicators and
horn are triggered. The alarm is deactivated
automatically after 25 seconds or by
pressing any of the buttons on the remote
control.
The folding key will open automatically with
one press of the button.
Approach lighting
Do as follows when approaching your car:
– Press the yellow button (4) on the remote
control.
The interior lighting, parking lamps, number
plate lighting, door mirror lamps (option) and
will switch on and remain lit for 30, 60 or
90 seconds. Your authorised Volvo
workshop can select a suitable time setting
for your car.
To switch off the home safe lighting:
– Press the yellow button again.
Locking
Lock all doors, tailgate and fuel filler flap with
button 5. There is a delay of approx.
10 minutes for the fuel filler flap.
Folding/opening key
The key can be folded by pressing button 6
while folding the key blade into the keypad.
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Locks and alarm
Keys and remote controls
– Turn the old battery in to your Volvo
workshop so that it is disposed of in an
environmentally friendly way.
Changing the remote control
battery
If the locks repeatedly fail to react to signals
from the remote control at a normal distance,
the battery should be replaced.
– Remove the cover by carefully prising up
the rear edge of with a small screwdriver.
– Replace the battery (type CR 2032, 3 V)
– with the plus side facing up. Avoid
touching the battery and its contact
surfaces with your fingers.
– Refit the cover. Make sure the rubber seal
is properly fitted and free from damage to
prevent water from entering.
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Locks and alarm
Locking and unlocking
Automatic relocking
If none of the doors or the tailgate are opened
within two minutes of unlocking from the
outside with the remote control, all locks relock automatically. This function prevents you
from unintentionally leaving the car unlocked.
For cars with alarms, see page 99.
Automatic locking (option)
The doors lock automatically when vehicle
speed exceeds 7 km/h and remain locked
until a door is opened from the inside or are
unlocking using a central locking button.
Locking and unlocking the car
from the outside
Locking and unlocking the car
from the inside
Using the master key or its remote control, all
doors and the tailgate can be unlocked simultaneously from the outside. In this mode, the
door lock buttons and interior door handles
are inoperative.
Using the control in the door panel, all doors
and the tailgate can be locked or unlocked
simultaneously.
The fuel filler flap can be opened when the
car is unlocked. The flap remains unlocked
for 10 minutes after the car has been locked.
Additionally, each door can be locked with
the lock button and unlocked by opening the
door using the handle.
The above applies only if the car was not
locked from the outside!
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Locks and alarm
Locking and unlocking
NOTE! If you use this button to unlock the
tailgate, but do not open it, the tailgate will relock automatically after two minutes.
Deadlocks1
Your car has a special deadlock function,
which means that the doors cannot be
opened from the inside if they are locked.
Locking the glovebox
The glovebox can be locked/opened with the
master key only – not with the service key.
Locking/unlocking the tailgate
with the remote control
Do as follows to unlock the tailgate only:
– Press the button on the remote control
(see illustration) slowly twice within
3 seconds.
– If all doors are locked when you close the
tailgate, it remains unlocked and its alarm
is not armed when you close it. The other
doors remain locked with their alarms
armed.
– To arm the alarm and lock the tailgate only
when you close it, press the LOCK button
again.
Deadlocks can only be activated from the
outside by locking the driver’s door with the
key or remote control. All doors must be
closed before deadlocks can be activated.
Once activated, the doors cannot be opened
from the inside. The car can only be unlocked
from the outside via the driver’s door or by
using the remote control.
Deadlocks are engaged after a 25 second
delay once the doors have been closed.
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Certain countries
Locks and alarm
is shown on the display as long as the key
remains in the ignition switch. The sensors
will be reactivated the next time the ignition is
switched on.
WARNING!
Do not allow anyone to remain in the car
without first deactivating the deadlock.
Temporary deactivation of the
deadlocks and any detectors
If others prefer to remain seated in the car
with the doors locked from the outside, e.g.
during transport by ferry, it is possible to
deactivate the deadlocks.
– Insert the key into the ignition switch, turn
it to position II and then back to position I
or 0.
– Press the button (see illustration).
If the car is equipped with an alarm,
movement and tilt detectors are also deactivated. See page 99.
The LED in the button lights until you lock the
car with the key or remote control. A message
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Locks and alarm
Child safety locks
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Mechanical child safety locks –
rear doors and tailgate
The controls for the child safety locks are in
the rear edges of the rear doors and the
bottom edge of the tailgate (certain markets).
Each control is only accessible when the
door or tailgate is open. Use the ignition key
to turn the control, thereby activating or
deactivating the child safety lock.
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The door can be opened from inside.
The door cannot be opened from inside.
WARNING!
Remember that in the event of an
accident, rear seat passengers cannot
open rear doors from the inside if the child
safety locks are activated. Therefore, keep
the doors unlocked while driving. In the
event of an accident, rescue personnel
will then be able to quickly get into the car
from the outside.
Electric child safety locks – rear
doors (option in certain
markets)
Use the button in the centre console to
activate or deactivate the child safety locks in
the rear doors. The ignition key must be in
position I or II. The LED in the button comes
on when the child safety lock is activated. A
message appears in the display when you
activate or deactivate the child safety lock.
NOTE! The rear doors cannot be opened
from the inside as long as the electric child
safety locks are activated.
Locks and alarm
Alarm (option)
When the alarm is connected, it continually
monitors all alarm points. The alarm is
triggered if...
automatically. The car locks at the same time.
This function prevents you from accidentally
leaving the car without the alarm on.
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Automatic alarm activation
In certain countries (e.g. Belgium, Israel) the
alarm is activated after a certain delay if the
driver’s door was opened and closed but the
car was not re-locked.
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the bonnet is opened
the tailgate is opened
a side door is opened
the ignition switch is turned with a nonapproved key or subjected to force
if movement is detected in the passenger
compartment
the car is raised or towed away (if fitted
with a tilt detector – option)
a battery cable is disconnected
anyone tries to disconnect the siren.
Activating the alarm
Press the LOCK button on the remote
control. A long flash from the car’s direction
indicators confirms that the alarm is armed
and that all doors are closed.
Deactivating the alarm
Press the UNLOCK button on the remote
control. Two short flashes from the car’s
direction indicators confirm that the alarm has
been deactivated.
Automatic alarm activation
If none of the doors or the tailgate is opened
within two minutes of the alarm being deactivated, and the car was unlocked with the
remote control, the car reactivates the alarm
Deactivating a triggered alarm
Press the UNLOCK button on the remote
control if the alarm sounds and you wish to
deactivate it. Two short flashes of the
direction indicators are given as confirmation.
Alarm signals
An audible signal is given from a siren with a
reserve battery. Each alarm signal lasts
25 seconds.
When the alarm is triggered, all direction
indicators flash for 5 minutes or until the
alarm is deactivated as described earlier.
Temporary deactivation of
detectors and deadlocks
To avoid inadvertently triggering the alarm,
for example when leaving a dog in the car or
during a ferry crossing, the movement and tilt
detectors can be temporarily deactivated:
– Insert the key in the ignition switch, turn it
to position II and then back to position I
or 0.
– Press the button.
The LED in the button lights until you lock the
car with the key or remote control.
A message is shown in the display as long as
the key remains in the ignition switch. This
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Locks and alarm
Alarm (option)
temporary deactivation ends the next time
you switch on the ignition.
WARNING!
Do not attempt to repair or modify alarm
system components. All such attempts
may affect terms of insurance.
If your car has deadlocks, they are reactivated
at the same time. See page 96.
Alarm LED on the dashboard
An alarm LED at the top of the dashboard
(see illustration) indicates the status of the
alarm system:
• Lamp not lit: Alarm is deactivated.
• The lamp flashes once every other
second: the alarm is armed.
• Lamp flashes quickly, after deactivating
the alarm and until the ignition is switched
on: The alarm has been triggered.
• If there is a fault in the alarm system, a
message appears on the display.
If the alarm system does not function
correctly, have an authorised Volvo workshop
examine the car.
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Starting and driving
General
Refuelling
Starting the car
Manual gearbox
Automatic gearbox
All-wheel drive
Brake system
Stability system
Parking assistance (option)
Towing and recovery
Start assistance
Driving with a trailer
Detachable towbar — mounting
Detachable towbar — removing
Loading
Adjusting headlamp pattern
BLIS (Blind Spot Information System)
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Starting and driving
General
Economical driving
Economical driving results from driving gently
with anticipation and adapting your driving
style and speed to the situation.
Keep in mind the following:
• Drive the engine to operating temperature
as soon as possible! That is to say: do not
let the engine idle, but drive with a light
load as soon as you can.
• A cold engine consumes more fuel than a
warm one.
• Avoid driving short distances where the
engine never has time to reach operating
temperature.
• Drive gently! Avoid unnecessary quick
accelerations and heavy braking.
• Do not drive with unnecessary, heavy
loads in the car.
• Do not use winter tyres when the roads
are clear and dry.
• Remove the load carrier when it is not in
use.
• Do not open side windows unnecessarily.
Your new car – slippery road
surfaces
Driving on a slippery road may feel different
depending on whether you choose a car with
a manual or an automatic gearbox. Practice
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skid driving under controlled conditions so
that you know how your new car reacts.
Driving on rough roads
The Volvo XC90 is primarily designed for
driving on main roads, but also has good
handling properties on uneven or rough
roads. Keep the following in mind in order to
preserve the service life of your car:
• Drive slowly on rough roads so you do not
damage the car’s underbody.
• If the ground is loose or is made up of dry
sand or snow, it is always best to keep
the car moving at all times and avoid
shifting. Do not stop the car.
• If the road is extremely steep and there is
a risk of overturning, never try to turn the
car around. Reverse back down. Do not
drive diagonally across an incline. Drive in
the direction of the incline.
NOTE! Avoid driving on steep slopes if the
fuel level is low. The catalytic converter could
be damaged if the engine does not receive
enough fuel. When driving on extremely
steep slopes, make sure the tank is more than
half full to avoid the risk of breakdown.
Wading
The car can be driven through water with a
depth of no more than 48 cm.
NOTE! In greater depths, water can enter the
differentials and the transmission. This
reduces the lubricating ability of the oil and
shortens the service life of the systems.
When driving through shallow water,
maintain a low speed and do not stop the car.
Once you have passed through the water,
apply a light pressure to the brake pedal and
check brake function. Water, mud and the
like can dampen brake linings, resulting in
delayed braking action.
Clean the electric contacts of the electric
engine heater and trailer coupling after
driving in water and mud.
NOTE! Do not let the car stand with water
over the sills for any long period of time. This
could cause electrical malfunctions.
Starting and driving
Do not overload the battery
The electrical functions in the car load the
battery to varying degrees. Avoid having the
ignition key in position II when the engine is
turned off. Use position I instead, as less
power is used. The 12 volt outlet in the cargo
area supplies power even when the ignition
key is removed.
Examples of functions that use a lot of power:
• ventilation fan
• windscreen wipers
• audio system
• parking lights
Also take note of different accessories that
load the electrical system. Do not use
functions the consume a lot of current when
the engine is switched off. A text is shown on
the display in the combined instrument panel
if battery voltage is low and remains until the
engine has started. The energy economy
function shuts down certain functions or
reduces the load on the battery, e.g. by
lowering ventilation fan speed and switching
off the audio system.
Charge the battery by starting the engine.
Do not allow the engine and
cooling system to overheat
warm weather, there is a risk of the engine
and cooling system overheating.
To avoid the cooling system
overheating
• Drive at low speeds if driving with a trailer
up a long incline.
• Do not turn the engine off immediately
you stop, if the car has been driven hard.
• Remove any auxiliary lamps from in front
of the grille if driving in extreme high
temperatures.
To avoid the engine overheating
Do not exceed engine speeds of 4500 rpm if
driving with a trailer or caravan in hilly terrain.
The oil temperature can become too high.
Do not drive with an open
tailgate!
If you drive with the tailgate open, some of the
exhaust gases and poisonous carbon
monoxide could be sucked into the car
through the cargo compartment. If you must
drive a short distance with the tailgate open,
do as follows:
• Close all windows.
• Distribute the air between the windscreen
and floor while running the fan at high
speed.
Under certain conditions, e.g. when driving in
hilly terrain or with a heavy load, especially in
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Starting and driving
Refuelling
After refuelling, replace the fuel cap and turn
until one or more clicks is heard.
WARNING!
Never carry an activated mobile phone
when refuelling the ring signal could
cause spark build-up and ignite petrol
fumes, leading to fire and injury.
Refuelling with petrol
NOTE! Do not add cleaning additives unless
specifically recommended by a Volvo
workshop.
Opening the fuel filler flap
The fuel filler flap can be opened when the
car is unlocked.
NOTE! The filler flap remains unlocked for ten
minutes after the car is locked. It then locks
automatically.
Important!
Petrol-powered cars must always be
refuelled with unleaded petrol so as not
to damage the catalytic converter.
Fuel filler flap
Refuelling with diesel
The fuel cap is inside the fuel filler flap on the
right rear wing.
At low temperatures, paraffin can precipitate
out of diesel fuel (–5 °C - –40 °C). This can
cause problems when starting. Make sure
you use a special winter grade fuel during
cold periods.
There may be overpressure in the tank if
outdoor temperatures are high. Open the cap
slowly. Do not overfill the fuel tank. Stop
refuelling when the pump cuts out for the first
time! If the tank is overfilled fuel may overflow
at high temperatures!
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Starting and driving
Starting the car
Starting the engine (petrol)
– Depress the parking brake.
– Automatic gearbox: Gear selector in
position P or N.
Manual gearbox: Gear lever in neutral and
the clutch pedal completely depressed.
This is especially important in severe cold.
– Turn the ignition key to start position. If
the engine does not start within
5-10 seconds, release the key (see also
"Autostart", page 106) and try again.
NOTE! Depending on the engine temperature at the time of the start attempt, engine
speed after a cold start may be higher than
normal – for a short time period – for certain
engine types. This is because Volvo strives to
minimise exhaust emissions by having the
engine exhaust system reach the correct
operating temperature as quickly as possible.
Starting the engine (Diesel)
– Depress the parking brake.
– Automatic gearbox: Gear selector in
position P or N.
Manual gearbox: Gear lever in neutral and
the clutch pedal completely depressed.
This is especially important in severe cold.
– Turn the ignition key to the driving
position. A symbol on the combined
instrument panel will come on indicating
that the engine preheater is activated.
Turn the key to the start position when the
lamp extinguishes.
Ignition keys and electronic
immobiliser
The ignition key must not hang with other
keys or metal objects on the same key ring.
The electronic immobiliser could be activated
accidentally. If this happens, remove the
excess keys and restart the car.
Never rev the engine hard straight after a cold
start! If the engine does not start or misfires,
contact a Volvo workshop.
WARNING!
Never switch off the ignition (position 0 or
1) or remove the ignition key when the
vehicle is in motion. This could activate the
steering wheel lock, making the car
impossible to steer.
Always remove the ignition key from the
ignition switch before leaving the vehicle –
especially if children remain in the car.
Ignition switch and steering lock
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The key position when
driving. The car’s entire
electrical system is
connected.
III – Start position
The starter motor is
connected. Release the key
once the engine has started.
The key automatically
springs back to the driving
position. If the key is hard to turn, the front
wheels may be turned in such a way that
there is tension in the steering wheel lock.
Turn the wheel back and forth to make it
easier to turn the key.
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Starting and driving
Starting the car
Autostart (V8 AWD)
Using the autostart function, the ignition key
does not need to be kept in the start position
(position III) until the engine has started. Turn
the ignition key to the start position and
release it. The starter motor then operates
automatically (up to ten seconds) until the
engine has started.
NOTE! Make sure the steering wheel locks
when you leave the car. This reduces the risk
of theft.
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Starting and driving
Manual gearbox
Gear positions
Depress the clutch pedal fully with each gear
change. Remove your foot from the clutch
pedal between gear changes! Follow the
appropriate shifting pattern.
Reverse gear inhibitor
Only engage reverse gear when the car is
stationary.
Use 6th gear as often as possible for the best
possible fuel economy.
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Starting and driving
Automatic gearbox
Cold start
Safety systems
When starting in low temperatures, the gear
changes can sometimes feel hard. This is due
to the gearbox oil’s viscosity at low temperatures. To minimise engine emissions, the
gearbox shifts up later than normal when the
engine is started at low temperatures.
Cars with an automatic gearbox have special
safety systems:
NOTE! Depending on the engine temperature when the engine is started, the idle
speed after a cold start may be higher than
normal for certain engine types.
Turbo engine
When the engine is cold, the transmission
shifts gears at higher revs. This allows the
catalytic converter to reach normal operating
temperature more quickly, with less exhaust
emissions.
Adaptive system
The gearbox is controlled by what is known
as an adaptive system. The system continually monitors how the gearbox is behaving
and senses every gear change for optimum
change quality.
Lock-up function
The gears have a lock-up function (locked
gears), which gives better engine braking and
lower fuel consumption.
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Keylock
To remove the ignition key, the gear selector
must be in the P position. The key is locked in
all other positions.
Parking position (P)
Stationary car with engine running:
– Hold your foot on the brake pedal when
moving the gear selector to another
position.
Electric gear inhibitor – Shiftlock
Parking position (P position)
To be able to move the gear selector from the
P position to other gear positions, the ignition
key must be in position I or II and the brake
pedal must be depressed.
Kick-down
When the accelerator is pressed all the way
to the floor, beyond the position normally
regarded as full acceleration, a lower gear is
immediately engaged. This is known as kickdown.
When maximum speed for this gear is
reached, or if the accelerator is released from
the kick-down position, the gearbox automatically changes up.
Kick-down is used when maximum acceleration is needed, such as for overtaking.
To prevent overrevving, the gearbox control
program has a protective downshift inhibitor.
The kick-down function cannot be used in
the manual positions. Return to automatic
position D.
Starting and driving
P – Park
N – Neutral
Gear selector inhibitor
Select this position when you wish to start
the engine or park the car.
N is the neutral position. The engine can be
started but no gear is engaged. Apply the
parking brake when the car is stationary with
the gear selector in N.
The gear selector can always be moved freely
between N and D1. Other positions are
locked with a latch that is released with the
inhibitor button on the gear selector.
D – Drive
With one press on the inhibitor button you
can move the lever forwards or backwards
between the gear positions, N, R and P.
The car should be stationary when you
select P!
In P, the gearbox is mechanically blocked.
Apply the parking brake when parking.
R – Reverse
The car should be stationary when you
select R.
D is the normal driving position. The car
automatically shifts between the different
gears of the gearbox based on the level of
acceleration and speed. The car should be
stationary when selecting D from position R.
1.
In models with 4-speed automatic
gearbox the inhibitor button on the
gear lever must be pressed.
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Starting and driving
Automatic gearbox
Gear selector manual positions
W – Winter
Manual positions
To move from automatic D to the manual
gears, press the gear selector to the left. To
move from MAN back to D, press the gear
selector to the right to D.
The W button by the gear
selector engages and disengages the winter
programme W. The symbol
W is shown in the combined
instrument panel when the
winter programme is activated.
On the 4-speed automatic gearbox gears 3
and 41 have the Lock-up function (locked
gears), which provides better engine braking
and lower fuel consumption.
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Manual gear positions can be selected at
anytime during your trip. The engaged gear is
locked until you select another gear. The car
will only shift if you slow to a very low speed.
If you move the gear selector to minus (–), the
car downshifts automatically one gear at a
time while engine braking. If you move the
gear selector to plus (+), the car upshifts one
gear at a time.
Third gear is the highest gear that can be
used when starting.
1.
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5th gear also has lock-up on the
5-speed automatic gearbox.
2nd and 6th gear also have lock-up
on the 6-speed automatic gearbox.
The winter programme starts the gearbox in
3rd gear in order to make it easier to pull off
on slippery roads. When the winter
programme is engaged, lower gears are
activated only by kick-down.
The W programme can only be selected in
position D.
Starting and driving
All-wheel drive
All-wheel drive – AWD
All-wheel drive is always engaged.
All-wheel drive means that all four road
wheels are driven at the same time. Power is
automatically distributed between front and
rear wheels. An electronically controlled
clutch system distributes the power to the
pair of wheels that grips best. This provides
the best traction and prevents wheel spin.
Under normal driving conditions, the majority
of power is transmitted to the front wheels.
All-wheel drive improves driving safety in rain,
snow and icy conditions.
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Starting and driving
Brake system
Brake servo
If the car is rolling or is being towed with the
engine turned off, the brake pedal must be
pressed about five times harder than when
the engine is running. If the brake pedal is
pressed when the engine is started, you will
feel the pedal drop. This is normal and due to
the brake servo becoming active. This may be
more noticeable if the car has emergency
brake assistance (EBA).
NOTE! If braking with the engine switched
off, press the brake pedal sharply once, not
repeatedly.
WARNING!
The brake servo only works when the
engine is running.
Brake circuits
This symbol lights if a brake circuit is
not working.
If a fault should occur in one of the
circuits, it is still possible to brake the car. The
brake pedal will travel further and may feel
softer than normal. Harder pressure on the
pedal is needed to produce the normal
braking effect.
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Dampness can affect braking
characteristics
Brake components become wet when the car
is driven in heavy rain, through pools of water
or when the car is washed. This may alter
brake pad friction characteristics so that
there is a delay before braking effect is
noticed.
using engine braking more efficiently and
requires the foot brake for only brief periods.
Bear in mind that driving with a trailer puts an
additional load on the car’s brakes.
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
The anti-lock braking system (ABS)
prevents the wheels from locking up
under braking.
This means the ability to steer is
maintained and it is easier to swerve to avoid
a hazard, for example.
Press the brake pedal lightly from time to time
if driving for long stretches in rain or slushy
snow, as well as after setting off in very damp
or cold weather. This warms up the braking
surfaces and dries off any water. It is also
recommended to do this before parking the
car for a long period in such weather conditions.
After the engine has been started, the ABS
will perform a brief self-test at a speed of
about 20 km/h. This can be felt and heard as
pulses in the brake pedal.
If the brakes are used heavily
To get the most out of the ABS:
When driving in the Alps or other roads with
similar characteristics, the car’s brakes are
heavily loaded even if the brake pedal is not
being depressed especially hard.
Because speed is often low, the brakes are
not cooled as effectively as when driving on
flat roads at higher speed.
So as not to overload the brakes, shift down
when driving downhill instead of using the
foot brake. Use the same gear driving
downhill as you would use driving uphill. This
• Press brake pedal with full force. Pulses
will be felt.
• Steer the car in the direction of travel. Do
not release the pressure on the pedal.
Practice braking with the ABS system in a
traffic-free area and in different weather
conditions.
The ABS symbol lights up: for about
two seconds when the car is started if the
ABS is disengaged due to a fault.
Starting and driving
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
system – EBD
The Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
system (EBD) is an integrated part of the
ABS system. The EBD system controls the
brake force to the rear wheels so that the
best possible braking force is always
available. Pulses will be heard and felt
through the brake pedal when the system
regulates brake force.
registering how quickly the brake pedal is
depressed. Continue braking without easing
off on the brake pedal. The function is
suspended when the pressure on the brake
pedal eases. This function is always active
and cannot be disengaged.
WARNING!
If the BRAKE and ABS warning symbols
are lit at the same time, a fault may have
occurred in the brake system. If the level in
the brake fluid reservoir is normal, drive
carefully to the nearest authorised Volvo
workshop to have the brake system
checked.
If the brake fluid is under the MIN level in
the brake fluid reservoir, do not drive
further before topping up the brake fluid.
The reason for the loss of brake fluid must
be investigated.
Emergency Brake Assistance – EBA
(Emergency Brake Assistance) In case of
sudden braking, full-strength braking is
provided instantaneously. The EBA function
senses when heavy braking is underway by
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Starting and driving
Stability system
When the stability system is in action, it may
seem like the car does not respond normally
to acceleration. This is because the system
detects the amount of friction on the road
surface and allows the different stability
system functions to operate.
The car is either equipped with STC (Stability
and Traction Control) - Stability and traction
control system or DSTC (Dynamic Stability
and Traction Control) - Dynamic stability and
traction control system.
Function/
system
TC
SC
AYC
STC
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X
DSTC1
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X
X
1. Option on certain markets.
Traction Control (TC)
The Traction Control function transfers
power from the spinning drive wheel to the
drive wheel which has grip by braking the
spinning drive wheel. To increase forward
traction in this situation, it may be necessary
to depress the accelerator more than usual. A
pulsing sound is heard when Traction Control
is working. This is completely normal. The TC
function is most active at low speeds. It
cannot be deactivated.
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Spin Control (SC)
The Stability Control function prevents the
drive wheels from slipping during acceleration. This improves road safety on slippery
surfaces. Under certain conditions, such as
when driving with snow chains or in deep
snow or sand, it may be beneficial to
deactivate the SC function to increase
traction. This is done with the STC/DSTC
button.
Active Yaw Control (AYC)
The Active Yaw Control function automatically brakes one or more wheels to stabilise
the car in the event of a skid. If the brake
pedal were to be depressed in this situation,
it would feel more rigid than usual and a
pulsing sound would be heard.
The AYC function is always active and cannot
be deactivated.
WARNING!
Suppressing the STC or DSTC system
may alter the driving characteristics of the
car. Always take care when cornering and
driving in slippery conditions.
Starting and driving
Parking assistance (option)
If the volume of another sound source from
the audio system is high, this is automatically
lowered.
The system is always activated when the car
is started.
towbar or the like as they would trigger the
sensors.
Rear parking assistance is deactivated
automatically when towing a trailer if a Volvo
genuine trailer cable is used.
WARNING!
Parking assistance does not relinquish the
driver’s own responsibility during parking.
The sensors have blind spots where
objects cannot be detected. Be aware of
children and animals near the car.
Parking assistance front and rear
General
Parking assistance is used as an aid to
parking. A signal indicates the distance to a
detected object.
The frequency of the signal increases as you
come closer to an object1 in front of or
behind the car.
The tone becomes constant at a distance of
about 30 cm. If there are objects within this
distance both behind and in front 1 of the car,
the signal alternates between front and rear
speakers.
1.
Provided that the parking assistance
is mounted both front and rear.
Front parking assistance
The measurement area straight in front of the
car is approx. 0.8 m. The text message PARK
ASSIST ACTIVE appears in the audio display
when the sensors react to an obstacle in front
of the car.
Front parking assistance cannot be
combined with extra lights because the
sensors are affected by the extra lights.
Rear parking assistance
The measurement area straight behind the
car is approx. 1.5 m. The text message PARK
ASSIST ACTIVE appears in the audio display
when reverse gear is engaged.
The system must be deactivated when
driving with a trailer, bike carrier on the
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Starting and driving
Parking assistance (option)
Rear parking assistance
Rear parking assistance is activated when
reverse gear is engaged. The signal comes
from the rear speakers.
Fault indicator
The information symbol comes
on and stays lit
PARK ASSIST SERVICE
REQUIRED is shown in the information display in the centre of the combined
instrument panel together with the symbol.
Parking assistance sensors
Deactivating and reactivating
the parking assistance
Parking assistance can be deactivated with
the button in the switch panel. The LED in the
switch goes out. Parking assistance is reactivated when the switch is turned on and the
LED illuminates.
Front parking assistance
The front parking assistance is active at
speeds of below 15 km/h, even during
reversing. The signal comes from the front
loudspeakers.
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Cleaning the sensors
The sensors must be cleaned regularly to
ensure that they work properly. Clean them
with water and car shampoo.
The sensors can react if covered by ice and
snow.
Starting and driving
Towing and recovery
Do not bump start the engine
If you bump start a car with manual gearbox,
the catalytic converter(s) may be damaged.
Cars with an automatic gearbox cannot be
bump started. Use a booster battery if the
battery is flat.
If the car must be towed
• Unlock the steering wheel lock so that the
car can be steered.
• Keep in mind the highest legally permissible speed.
• Bear in mind that the brake and power
steering servos do not function when the
engine is off. Approx. five times more
pressure must be exerted on the brake
pedal and steering requires much more
force than usual.
• Drive gently. Keep the towline taut to
avoid unnecessary jerking.
For automatic gearboxes
• The gear selector should be in position N.
• The maximum permissible speed when
towing a car with automatic gearbox is
80 km/h.
• Only tow with the car facing forward.
• The engine cannot be bump started.
"Jump starting", see page 119.
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Starting and driving
Towing and recovery
Towing eye
The towing eye is in the tool kit in the cargo
compartment. You must screw the towing
eye into place before towing. The socket and
cover for the towing eye are on the right-hand
side of each bumper.
Remove the cover as follows:
A.
Release the bottom edge of the cover
with a coin.
B. Screw the towing eye securely into
place up to the flange (C). You can use
a wheelbrace.
After use, unscrew the towing eye and refit
the cover.
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The towing eye may only be used for towing
on roads, not for recovery after driving into a
ditch or the like. Professional help should be
called for recovery.
Starting and driving
Start assistance
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3
2
1
Starting with a booster battery
If for some reason the battery in your car is
discharged, you can "borrow" current from a
spare battery or another car’s battery to start
the engine. Always check that the clamps are
secure so that there are no sparks during the
start attempt.
compartment (2+).
Connect the clamp to the contact point
under a small black cover which has a
plus sign on it. The cover is integrated
with the fuse box cover.
– Connect one clamp of the black cable to
the negative terminal of the booster
battery (3–).
– Connect the other clamp of the black
cable to the lifting eye on your car’s
engine (4–).
– Start the engine of the "donor car". Let
the engine run a few minutes at a speed
slightly higher than idle 1500 rpm.
– Start the engine of the car with the flat
battery.
– Remove the clamps in reverse order.
NOTE! Do not remove the clamps during the
start attempt; risk of spark build-up.
WARNING!
The battery can generate oxyhydrogen
gas, which is highly explosive. One spark,
which can be generated if you connect the
jump leads incorrectly, is sufficient to
make the battery explode.
The battery contains sulphuric acid, which
can cause serious burns. If the acid
comes into contact with eyes, skin or
clothing, flush with large quantities of
water. If acid splashes into the eyes, seek
medical attention immediately.
To avoid the risk of explosion, we recommend
you do exactly as follows.
– Turn the ignition key to position 0.
– Ensure that the booster battery has 12
volt current.
– If the booster battery is in another car,
stop the engine of that car and make sure
the cars are not touching.
– Connect the red cable to the positive
terminal (1+) of the booster battery and
the red connection in your car’s engine
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Starting and driving
Driving with a trailer
The load capacity is affected by extra accessories mounted on the car, such as a towbar,
the load on the towball (75 kg with trailer
hitched), load carriers and roof box, as well as
the passengers’ combined weight. The load
capacity of the car is reduced by the number
of passengers and their weight.
WARNING!
The car’s driving characteristics change
depending on how heavily it is loaded and
how the load is distributed.
• The car’s towing bracket must be of an
approved type.
• If the towing bracket is fitted by Volvo, the
car is delivered with the necessary
equipment to drive with a trailer. If retrofitting, check with your Volvo dealer to
ensure that the car is fully equipped to
drive with a trailer.
• Distribute the load on the trailer so that
the weight on the towing bracket follows
the specified maximum towball load.
• Increase tyre pressure to correspond to
the pressure for full load. See the tyre
pressure table!
• Clean the towing bracket regularly and
grease the towball1 and all moving parts
to prevent unnecessary wear.
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• Do not drive with a heavy trailer when
your car is brand new! Wait until it has
gone at least 1000 km.
• The brakes are loaded much more than
usual on long and steep downhill slopes.
Downshift to a lower gear and adjust your
speed.
• If the car is driven with a heavy load in a
hot climate, the engine and gearbox may
overheat. The temperature gauge in the
combined instrument panel goes into the
red zone when the car overheats. Stop
and let the engine idle a few minutes.
• If the car overheats, the air conditioning
system can be temporarily switched off.
• The gearbox reacts with a built-in
protection function if the car overheats.
See the message in the display!
• The engine is loaded more heavily than
usual when driving with a trailer.
• For reasons of safety, you should not
drive faster than 80 km/h, even if the laws
of certain countries permit higher speeds.
• The maximum permissible trailer weight
for a trailer without brakes is 750 kg.
• Select position P (automatic gearbox) or
engage a gear (manual gearbox) when
parking with a trailer and always apply the
parking brake. If you are parking on a
1.
Does not apply to ball hitch with
vibration damper.
steep incline, place chocks behind the
wheels.
Trailer weights
See page 225 for permitted trailer weights.
NOTE! The stated maximum permitted trailer
weights are those permitted by Volvo.
National vehicle regulations can further limit
trailer weights and speeds. Towbars can be
certified for higher towing weights than the
car can actually tow.
WARNING!
Follow the stated recommendations for
trailer weights. Otherwise, the rig may be
difficult to control during evasive
manoeuvres and braking.
Starting and driving
Driving with trailer and
automatic gearbox
When parking on hills, you should apply the
parking brake before moving the gear
selector to P. When you start on a hill, you
should first put the gear selector in drive and
then release the parking brake.
• Select a low gear in the gearbox when
driving on steep inclines or when driving
slowly. This prevents the gearbox from
upshifting. The gearbox oil will be cooler.
• Do not use a higher manual gear than the
engine can "handle". It is not always
economical to drive in high gears.
• Avoid driving with trailer and automatic
gearbox on inclines exceeding 15 %.
NOTE! An automatic gearbox oil cooler for
trailer towing is required for a number of
models.
Consult your Volvo dealer for information
regarding your car’s specifications if the
towbar has been installed after purchase.
Assisted starting with a trailer
Cars equipped with a V8 engine have an
integrated function which reduces the risk of
significant jerking and wheelspin when
starting with a trailer hitched to the car.
Activating
To activate, the cables from the trailer must
be connected to the trailer socket which is
fitted beside the towbar, see page 122.
Deactivating
Unplug the cables from the electrical socket.
NOTE! The function is also activated when
any other electrical equipment is plugged into
the trailer socket, and the car then accelerates more gently when pulling away.
Levelling (option on cars seating
five, standard on cars seating
seven)
If your car is equipped with automatic
levelling, the rear suspension always retains
the correct ride height regardless of load.
When the car is stationary, the rear
suspension sinks. This is completely normal.
When starting with a load, the level is
pumped up after a certain distance.
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Starting and driving
Driving with a trailer
Towing bracket (option)
NOTE! Check that the car is equipped with
transmission oil cooling if the towing bracket
is retrofitted.
Fixed towbar (A)
Always remember to fasten the trailer’s safety
cable to the attachment. See the illustration!
A
Detachable towbar (B)
Always follow mounting instructions carefully.
Always remember to fasten the trailer’s safety
cable to the attachment. See the illustration!
Always remember to clean and grease the
connector pin regularly.
Use recommended grease 8624203.
NOTE! Your car may have a towing bracket
with a 13 pin contact that you must connect
to a trailer with a 7 pin contact. In such a
case, use a Volvo Genuine adapter cable.
Make sure that the cable does not drag on
the ground.
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B
If your car is equipped with a Volvo
detachable towbar:
• Make sure that the towbar is locked
before you begin driving.
• The red signal pin (see the arrow in the
illustration above) should not be visible.
• The lock must be locked using the key.
See the description on page 124.
Starting and driving
Specifications
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Fixed towbar: 1124 mm
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Fixed towbar: 80 mm
Detachable towbar: 80 mm
Detachable towbar: 1124 mm
Max. permissible ball pressure: 90 kg
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Starting and driving
Detachable towbar — mounting
OPEN
OPEN
B
– Remove the connector pin cover.
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– Insert the key into the detachable part and
turn it clockwise to the unlocked position.
– Hold the towball and turn the lever
clockwise to the locked position.
Starting and driving
LOCKED
PUSH TO
LOCK
– Push the towball to the locked position.
Do not hold the lever.
NOTE! The lever changes position quickly.
RED PIN (B)
NOT VISIBLE
– Check that the signal pin (B) is pushed in.
– Turn the key anticlockwise to the locked
position and remove it from the lock.
NOR
Starting and driving
Detachable towbar — removing
OPEN
– Insert the key into the detachable part and
turn it clockwise to the unlocked position.
OPEN
– Turn the lever clockwise to the locked
position and grip the towball.
– Pull the towball from the connector pin.
Do not hold the lever.
Important!
The lock on the towball can only be
locked when the red plastic pin is not
visible.
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Starting and driving
LOCKED
– Turn the key anticlockwise to the locked
position and remove it from the lock.
– Refit the connector pin cover as in the
illustration.
NOT
Starting and driving
Loading
General
The load capacity is affected by extra accessories mounted on the car, such as a towbar,
the load on the towball (75 kg with trailer
hitched), load carriers and roof box, as well as
the passengers’ combined weight. The load
capacity of the car is reduced by the number
of passengers and their weight.
The car’s driving characteristics change
depending on how heavily it is loaded and
how the load is distributed.
Load on the roof
Load carrier position (accessory)
Make sure the load carrier is placed in the
right direction on the roof rails. Load carriers
can be positioned anywhere along the roof
rails. When driving without a load, the front
load carrier should be positioned 200 mm in
front of the centre rail foot and the rear load
carrier centred between the centre and rear
rail foot (see illustration) to minimise wind
noise. The longer load carrier should be in the
front.
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Fitting load carriers
Make sure that the load carrier sits correctly
against the roof rail. Screw on the load carrier
using its torque wrench. Tighten to the
marking on the torque wrench (corresponds
to 6 Nm). See illustration!
Starting and driving
• Remember that the car’s centre of gravity
and driving characteristics change if you
have a load on the roof.
• Keep in mind that the car’s wind
resistance and fuel consumption increase
in proportion to the size of the load.
• Drive gently! Avoid quick accelerations,
heavy braking and taking curves hard.
WARNING!
Load carrier cover
Use the end of the torque wrench (see illustration) or the ignition key to loosen or secure
the cover. Rotate ¼ turn.
Load no more than 100 kg on the roof,
inclusive of the load carriers or roof box.
The car’s centre of gravity and driving
characteristics are altered by roof loads.
Load carriers
• To avoid damaging your car and to
achieve the best level of safety when
driving, we recommend that you only use
load carriers that Volvo has specially
designed for your car.
• Check periodically that the load carriers
and load are properly secured. Lash the
load securely with retaining straps!
• Distribute the load evenly over the load
carriers. Do not load lopsidedly! Place the
heaviest items at the bottom.
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Starting and driving
Adjusting headlamp pattern
illustrations corresponds to the line in the
headlamp lens that the template should be
matched to.
After copying the templates, check the
measurements so that the reference
measurements cover enough of the beam
pattern.
The templates are for both LHD and RHD
variants and are positioned as illustrated.
The upper illustration is for LHD cars. The
lower illustration is for RHD cars.
Halogen headlamps
A. Headlamp pattern for left-hand traffic B.
Right-hand traffic
Correct light pattern for left or
right-hand traffic
So as not to dazzle oncoming drivers, the
headlamp beam pattern can be altered by
masking the headlamps. The quality of the
beam pattern may not be as good.
Headlamp masking
Copy the templates found on page 132 and
transfer the pattern to a self-adhesive, waterproof material such as opaque tape or similar.
The mask is positioned using the dot (5) in
the headlamp lens as a reference point,
which should align with the red dot on the
respective template. The long red line on the
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Copy templates 1 and 2. Check the measurements to ensure they are correct. Transfer the
template to a self-adhesive, waterproof
material and cut it out.
Position each template so that the arrows
point towards the centre and the dot on the
template matches the dot on the headlamp
lens.
Reference measurements:
Template 1 and 2.) The long sides of the
templates should be approx. 82 mm.
Bi-Xenon headlamps
Copy templates 3 and 4. Check the measurements to ensure they are correct. Transfer the
template to a self-adhesive, waterproof
material and cut it out.
Position each template so that the arrows
point towards the centre and the dot on the
template matches the dot on the headlamp
lens. The template marking > < should be
aligned with the line on the headlamp lens.
Reference measurements:
Template 3.) The line between the > <
markings on the templates should be
approx. 140 mm.
Template 4.) The line between the > <
markings on the templates should be
approx. 112 mm.
Starting and driving
Fitting the mask to the headlamps. The upper illustration is for LHD variants and the lower illustration is for RHD variants. Templates 1 and 2 are for
halogen headlamps, 3 and 4 are for Bi-Xenon headlamps.
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Starting and driving
Adjusting headlamp pattern
Masking templates
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Starting and driving
BLIS (Blind Spot Information System)
the driver’s attention to a vehicle in the blind
spot.
WARNING!
1.
2.
3.
BLIS camera
Indicator lamp
BLIS symbol
BLIS
BLIS is an information system which
indicates whether there is another vehicle
moving in the same direction in the "blind
spot". The system is based on digital camera
technology. The cameras (1) are fitted under
the door mirrors.
When a camera has detected a vehicle inside
the blind spot zone (up to approx. 3 metres
from the side of the car and up to approx. 9.5
metres behind the rearview mirror) then an
indicator lamp is lit in the door panel (2). The
lamp comes on with a constant glow to draw
- BLIS is an information system, NOT a
warning or safety system.
- The system is a complement to, and not
a replacement for, the existing rearview
mirrors. It can never replace the
awareness and responsibility of the
driver.
- The responsibility for changing lanes
safely rests with the driver.
NOTE! The lamp comes on on the side of the
car where the system has detected the
vehicle. If the car is overtaken on both sides
at the same time then both lamps come on.
When BLIS operates
The system operates when the car is driven at
a speed between 10 km/h and 250 km/h.
When you overtake another vehicle:
• The system reacts if you overtake another
vehicle at a speed of up to 20 km/h
faster than the other vehicle.
• The system does not react if you drive at
a speed of more than 20 km/h faster
than the other vehicle.
B
A
"Blind spots" covered by BLIS
Distance A = approx. 9.5 m
Distance B = approx. 3 m
When you are overtaken by another
vehicle:
• The system reacts if you are overtaken by
a vehicle travelling up to 70 km/h faster
than you are travelling.
• The system does not react if you are
overtaken by a vehicle travelling more
than 70 km/h faster than you are
travelling.
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Starting and driving
BLIS (Blind Spot Information System)
WARNING!
- BLIS does not work in sharp bends.
- The system does not work if the camera
lenses are covered. In this case the BLIS
indicator lamps flash and a text message
is shown in the display (see table on
page 135).
- BLIS does not work when the car is
reversing.
System function in daylight and
darkness
• Daylight: In daylight the system reacts to
the shape of the surrounding vehicles.
The system is designed to detect motor
vehicles such as cars, trucks, motorcycles
etc.
WARNING!
- The system does not react to bicycles
or mopeds.
- BLIS does not react to stationary
vehicles.
• Darkness: In darkness the system reacts
to the headlamps of surrounding
vehicles. A vehicle in the blind spot must
at least have its daytime running lights on
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to be detected by the system. This means
for example that the system does not
react to a trailer without headlamps /
daytime running lights which is towed
behind a car or truck.
Switching off and reactivating BLIS
BLIS is always active when the ignition is
switched on.
• The system can be switched off by
pressing the BLIS button in the switch
panel in the centre console (see illustration above). The LED in the button
goes out when the system is switched off
and a text message is shown in the
display in the dashboard.
• BLIS can be reactivated by pressing the
button. An LED in the button then lights
and a new text message is shown in the
display. Press the READ button, see
page 42, to clear the text message.
Starting and driving
System status
Text in the display
BLIS not functioning
BLIND-SPOT SYST SERVICE
REQUIRED
Right-hand camera
blocked
BLIND-SPOT SYST R CAMERA
BLOCKED
Left-hand camera
blocked
BLIND-SPOT SYST L CAMERA
BLOCKED
Both cameras blocked
BLIND-SPOT SYST CAMERAS
BLOCKED
BLIS system off
BLIND-SPOT INFO SYSTEM OFF
BLIS system on
BLIND-SPOT INFO SYSTEM ON
WARNING!
The BLIS cameras have the same limitations as the human eye, i.e.
they "see" worse in heavy snowfall or thick fog for example.
The messages above are only shown if the
ignition key is in position II and BLIS is active
(i.e. if the driver has not switched off the
system).
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Starting and driving
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Wheels and tyres
General
Tyre pressure
Changing wheels
Warning triangle and spare wheel
Removing wheels
Emergency puncture repair
138
141
142
143
145
147
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Wheels and tyres
General
Driving characteristics and tyres
The tyres greatly affect the car’s driving
characteristics. The type of tyre, dimensions,
tyre pressure and speed rating are important
for how the car performs.
When changing tyres, ensure that tyres of the
same type and dimensions, and preferably
also the same make, are fitted to all four
wheels. Follow the recommended tyre
pressures specified on the tyre pressure
label, see page 141.
Designation of dimensions
The dimensions are stated on all car tyres.
Example:
225/70R16 102H.
225
70
R
16
102
H
Section width (mm)
Ratio between section height and
width (%)
Radial ply
Rim diameter in inches (")
Tyre load index (in this case 615 kg)
Speed rating (in this case 210 km/h).
Speed ratings
The car is approved as a whole, which means
that dimensions and speed ratings must not
differ from those specified on the vehicle’s
registration document. The only exception to
these conditions is winter tyres (both those
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with metal studs and those without). If such a
tyre is chosen, the car must not be driven
faster than the speed rating of the tyre (for
example, class Q can be driven at a maximum
of 160 km/h).
Remember that traffic regulations determine
how fast a car can be driven, not the speed
class of the tyres.
Note! Maximum permitted speeds indicated.
Q
T
H
V
W
160 km/h (used only on winter
tyres)
190 km/h
210 km/h
240 km/h
270 km/h
New tyres
Tyres are perishable. After a
few years they begin to
harden at the same time as
the friction capacity/characteristics gradually deteriorate. Therefore aim to get
as fresh tyres as possible when you replace
them. This is especially important with regard
to winter tyres. The week and year of
manufacture are stated with four digits, for
example 1502. The tyre in the illustration was
manufactured in week 15 of 2002.
Tyre age
Even if tyres have a theoretical lifespan of up
to ten years, it is not recommended to drive
on tyres which are more than six years old.
Wheels and tyres
on the engine variant. When driving on winter
tyres, these must be fitted to all four wheels.
NOTE! Ask a Volvo dealer which rim and tyre
types are most suitable.
Studded tyres
Studded winter tyres should be run in gently
for 500-1000 km so the studs settle properly
into the tyre. This gives the tyre, and
especially the studs, a longer lifespan.
NOTE! The legal provisions for the use of
studded tyres vary from country to country.
Tyres with tread wear indicators
Tread wear indicators are narrow treadless
bands across the width of the tread. On the
side of the tyre are the letters TWI (Tread
Wear Indicator). When only 1.6 mm of tread
remains, this band is clearly visible. Change
the tyres as soon as possible. Remember that
tyres with little tread depth provide very poor
grip in rain and snow.
Winter tyres
Volvo recommends winter tyres with
particular dimensions. These are stated on
the tyre pressure label, see page 141 for its
location. The tyre dimensions are dependent
Tread depth
Road conditions with ice, slush and low
temperatures place considerably higher
demands on tyres than summer conditions. It
is therefore not recommended to drive on
winter tyres that have a tread depth of less
than four millimetres.
Snow chains
Snow chains may only be used on the front
wheels. This also applies to all-wheel-drive
cars.
Never drive faster than 50 km/h with snow
chains. Avoid driving on bare ground as this
wears out both the snow chains and tyres.
Never use quick-fit snow chains as the space
between the brake disks and the wheels is
too small.
Important!
Use Volvo genuine snow chains or equivalent chains designed for the car model,
and tyre and rim dimensions. Consult an
authorised Volvo workshop
Temporary spare
The spare wheel1 is only intended to be used
for the short time it takes to get the ordinary
wheel replaced or repaired. Replace the
spare wheel as soon as possible with a
normal wheel. The car’s handling may be
altered by the use of the spare wheel.
Never drive faster than 80 km/h with a spare
wheel on the car.
By law, it is only legal to use the spare wheel/
tyre temporarily in connection with damage to
a tyre. A wheel/tyre of this type should be
replaced with a normal wheel/tyre as soon as
possible.
Remember also that this tyre combined with
the normal tyres will affect driving character-
1.
Certain variants and markets
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Wheels and tyres
General
istics. On four wheel drive vehicles excess
speed may also damage the transmission.
Important!
The car must never be driven fitted with
more than one temporary spare wheel.
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Wheels and tyres
Tyre pressure
few kilometres of driving, the tyres warm up
and the pressure increases. Therefore air
should not be released if the pressure is
checked when the tyres are warm. However
the pressure should be increased if it is too
low.
Recommended tyre pressure
The tyre pressure decal on the inside of the
fuel filler flap shows what pressure the tyres
should have with different load and speed
conditions.
Checking the tyre pressure
Check the tyre pressure regularly. The
correct tyre pressure is shown in the tyre
pressure table. The stated tyre pressures
refer to cold tyres. (Cold tyres mean the tyres
are the same temperature as the ambient
temperature.)
Driving with the wrong tyre pressure
adversely affects the car’s driving characteristics and can increase tyre wear. After just a
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Wheels and tyres
Changing wheels
adversely affected. Tyres with the greatest
tread depth should always be fitted to the
rear of the car (to decrease the risk of
skidding).
Wheels should be stored lying down or
hanging up, and not standing up.
Contact an authorised Volvo workshop if you
are uncertain about tread depth.
The arrow shows the tyre’s direction of
rotation.
Summer and winter wheels
When summer and winter wheels are
changed they should be marked with which
side of the car they were mounted on, for
example L for left and R for right. Tyres with a
tread pattern which are designed to only turn
in one direction have the direction of rotation
marked with an arrow. The tyre should always
rotate in the same direction throughout its
lifespan. Tyres should only be switched
between front and rear positions, never
between left and right-hand sides, or vice
versa. If the tyre is mounted incorrectly, the
car’s braking characteristics and capacity to
force rain, snow and slush out of the way are
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Wheels and tyres
Warning triangle and spare wheel
After use:
– Pack everything in reverse order.
Make sure that the warning triangle with case
is securely fastened in the compartment.
Warning triangle (certain
countries)
Follow the warning triangle regulations of the
country you are in.
Use the warning triangle as follows:
– Detach the warning triangle case. It is
held in place with a velcro strap.
– Remove the warning triangle from its
case (A).
– Fold out the four support legs on the
warning triangle.
– Fold out both red sides of the warning
triangle. Place the warning triangle in a
location that is appropriate for the traffic
situation.
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Wheels and tyres
Warning triangle and spare wheel
1
Spare wheel – removing
The spare wheel is located underneath the
car. The jack and tool kit with crank are
located under the floor hatch. Jack position
varies depending on whether it is a variant
seating seven (1) or five (2).
Detach the spare wheel as follows:
– Lower the bottom of the tailgate.
– Lift up the floor hatch in the cargo
compartment.
– Remove the two parts of the crank from
the tool kit and assemble them.
– Fit the crank in the winch.
– Loosen the tyre by cranking anticlockwise
until you reach the stop.
1.
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Certain variants and markets
– Release the wheel from the cable.
– Rewind up the cable (clockwise).
NOTE! The cable could damage the car if it
hangs free while driving.
4.
Place the punctured tyre in the cargo
compartment. The tool kit contains a
plastic bag for the tyre.
NOTE! The spot under the car is only
intended for the car’s original spare wheel.
Do not place any other wheels there.
Spare wheel – refitting
It is best to have two people put the spare
wheel back in place. One person to crank
and the other to guide the wheel.
– Crank out the cable and place its anchor
in the centre hole of the wheel.
– Slowly crank (clockwise) the cable in a
bit.
– Angle the wheel so that it comes in over
the exhaust system.
– Hold down the rear edge of the wheel
while cranking it in.
– Place the wheel above the rear axle,
against the floor.
– Crank until you reach the stop.
Check that the wheel is properly secured!
Wheels and tyres
Removing wheels
chocks on either side of the wheels
remaining on the ground - use stones or
wooden blocks.
– Take out the jack, wheelbrace and crank,
see location page 144.
– Use the wheelbrace to loose the wheel
bolts ½-1 turn. Turn anticlockwise.
WARNING!
The jacking points are centred under the
bottom of the doors.
Removing wheels
Remember to set out the warning triangle if
you must change a wheel in a trafficked area.
There are two jacking points on each side of
the car, centred under the bottom of the
doors.
WARNING!
Check that the right attachment points are
being used. A production anchorage with
pin is located between the jacking points.
This is not strong enough to use to lift the
car. If you are unsure about the location of
the jacking points, contact your Volvo
workshop. An incorrectly fitted jack could
damage the door and body.
Never crawl under the car when it is raised
on a jack! The car could fall, causing
injuries.
The car’s original jack should only be used
when changing wheels. All other work on
the car should be done using workshop
jacks and axle stands under the part of the
car that is raised.
The jack screw should be kept well lubricated.
If the surface is too soft, the jack could
slide to the side and the car could fall. No
one should be in the car when the wheel
is being changed.
– Park the car on an even, firm surface with
no incline.
– Apply the parking brake and engage 1st
gear (manual gearbox) or move the gear
selector to P (automatic gearbox). Place
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Wheels and tyres
Removing wheels
– Lift the car until the wheel is free.
– Remove the wheel bolts and lift off the
wheel.
Fitting the wheel
– Place the jack under the jacking point and
crank it up towards the car floor. Check
that the jack sits securely in the
anchorage. Then adjust the jack so that
its foot is positioned vertically under the
anchorage. See illustration. Do not place
wood blocks or the like under the jack as
you will not achieve full bearing capacity.
WARNING!
If the jack is positioned incorrectly, the car
could fall. Risk of injury!
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– Clean the contract surfaces on the wheel
and hub.
– Fit the wheel. Screw the wheel nuts.
– Lower the car so that the wheel cannot
rotate.
– Tighten the wheel bolts alternately and in
torque steps. Tightening torque:
140 Nm (14.0 kpm). It is important that
they are tightened to the correct torque.
Check with a torque wrench.
– Screw the jack all the way down before
returning it to the cargo compartment.
Then secure it in place.
– Check that the new tyre has the correct
amount of pressure.
NOTE! There are two different types of wheel
bolts depending on whether or not your car
has steel or aluminium rims; bolts used with
aluminium rims have a loose, rotating ring.
Bolts used with steel rims have no rotating
ring.
Make sure to use the correct type of bolt. If
you are unsure, check with the nearest Volvo
workshop.
Wheels and tyres
Emergency puncture repair
NOTE! The emergency puncture repair kit is
only intended for sealing tyres with a
puncture in the tread.
The emergency puncture repair kit has limited
abilities to seal tyres which have punctures in
the wall of the tyre. Do not seal tyres with the
emergency puncture repair kit if they have
larger slits, cracks, irregularities or similar
damage.
The emergency puncture repair kit with
compressor and tools are found under the
floor in the cargo area.
Cars seating five
Cars seating seven
General
Emergency puncture repair kit
Cars which do not have a spare wheel are
instead equipped with an emergency
puncture repair kit. This kit can be used to
both seal the puncture and to check and
adjust the tyre pressure. The kit consists of an
electric air compressor and an integrated
canister with sealing liquid.
The emergency puncture repair kit1 is only
intended to work as a temporary repair so
that the car can be driven a further 200 km
(max.) or to the nearest tyre centre. The
sealing fluid has the ability to effectively seal
tyres which have punctures in the tread.
The canister with the sealing fluid should be
replaced before the best-before date has
expired or after the emergency repair kit has
been used. Puncture repair kit replacement,
see page 151 for information on canister
replacement.
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Certain variants and markets
12 V sockets for the compressor are located
by the centre console in the front, by the rear
seat and in the cargo area. Choose the
electrical socket that is nearest the punctured
tyre.
WARNING!
The sealing fluid may cause irritation if it
comes into direct contact with skin. In
the case of contact with skin, wash away
the fluid with soap and water.
Taking out the emergency puncture
repair kit
– Fold the rear edge of the floor mat
forward.
– Lift up the emergency puncture repair kit.
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Wheels and tyres
Emergency puncture repair
Inflating tyres
Set up the warning triangle if a tyre must be
inflated in an area close to traffic.
– Ensure that the orange switch (2) is in
position 0 and take out the lead (5) and
air hose (4) from the side
compartment (3).
– Screw the air hose’s valve connection to
the bottom of the thread on the tyre’s air
valve.
– Connect the lead (5) to one of the car’s
12 V sockets.
– Start the engine. The car must be in a
well-ventilated place.
– Start the compressor by flicking the
switch (2) to position I.
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– Pump up the tyre to the pressure
specified on the tyre pressure label.
– Turn off the compressor, the switch (2)
should be in position 0. Detach the air
hose and unplug the lead. Replace the
valve’s dust cap.
– Put the lead (5) and air hose (4) into the
side compartment (3).
– Put the puncture repair kit back under the
floor in the cargo area.
– The compressor should not run for more
than ten minutes at a time. Let it cool
afterwards as there is a risk of
overheating.
– Objects with a volume of up to 50 litres
can be pumped up with the compressor.
WARNING!
Inhaling car exhaust fumes can result in
danger to life. Never leave the engine
running in sealed areas or areas that lack
sufficient ventilation.
Wheels and tyres
Sealing punctured tyres
Set up the warning triangle if emergency tyre
repairs must be carried out in an area where
there is other traffic.
– Remove the decal (1) regarding the
highest permitted speed from the
emergency puncture repair kit and stick it
on the steering wheel where it can be
clearly seen by the driver.
– Ensure that the orange switch (2) is in
position 0 and take out the lead (5) and
air hose (4) from the side
compartment (3).
– Screw the air hose’s valve connection to
the bottom of the thread on the tyre’s air
valve.
– Connect the lead (5) to one of the car’s
12 V sockets.
– Release the safety catch (6) and turn the
orange-coloured part (7) 90 degrees to
the vertical position, until a click is heard.
– Start the engine. The car must be in a
well-ventilated place.
WARNING!
Inhaling car exhaust fumes can result in
danger to life. Never leave the engine
running in sealed areas or areas that lack
sufficient ventilation.
– Start the compressor by flicking the
switch (2) to position I. The pressure may
increase temporarily up to a maximum of
4 bar while the sealing liquid is being
pumped in. After about one minute, the
pressure will drop and the pressure
gauge show a more correct tyre pressure.
– Pump the tyre to a pressure of between
1.8 bar and 3.5 bar. If the pressure does
not reach 1.8 bar after ten minutes of
pumping, the compressor should be
turned off so it does not overheat.
– Undo the air hose (4) from the air valve
and put the dust cap back on. Unplug the
lead (5) from the electrical socket. Fold
the orange-coloured part (7) back into its
original position and secure the catch (6).
Keep the emergency repair kit in a safe
place in the car.
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Wheels and tyres
Emergency puncture repair
WARNING!
Never stand next to the tyre when the
compressor is running. Be particularly
observant of the tyre walls. If cracks,
irregularities or other damage appears,
turn off the compressor immediately.
Under these circumstances your journey
should not continue. Contact an
authorised tyre centre.
– Immediately drive about 3 km, at a
maximum speed of 80 km/h, to allow the
sealing fluid to seal the tyre well.
WARNING!
You should not drive faster than 80 km/h
after the emergency tyre repair kit has
been used. The temporarily sealed tyre
must be changed as soon as possible
(maximum driving distance: 200 km).
– Check the tyre pressure again:
NOTE! Do not raise the orange-coloured
part (7) when only the compressor is to be
used for inflation.
– Connect the air hose (4) to the air valve
on the tyre.
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– Connect the lead (5) to the 12 V power
point. Read the pressure on the
compressor. If the tyre pressure is below
1.3 bar, the tyre has not been sufficiently
well sealed. The journey should not be
continued under these circumstances.
Contact a tyre centre.
– If the tyre pressure is higher than 1.3 bar,
the tyre should be pumped up to the
pressure stated on the tyre pressure
label, see page 141 for its location.
Release pressure with the reduction
valve (8) if the tyre pressure is too high.
– Turn off the compressor, the switch (2)
should be in position 0. Detach the air
hose and unplug the lead. Replace the
valve’s dust cap.
– Put the lead (5) and air hose (4) into the
side compartment (3).
– Put the puncture repair kit back under the
floor in the cargo area.
The compressor should not run for more than
ten minutes at a time. Let it cool afterwards as
there is a risk of overheating.
NOTE! The canister with sealant and hose
should be replaced after use.
Wheels and tyres
Changing the sealing fluid
canister
The canister of sealing fluid should be
changed before the best-before date has
expired, see date label (1), or after the tyre
has been sealed. After use, the canister (6)
with holder (8) and air hose (10) should be
changed.
Important!
Read the safety instructions on the
bottom of the canister.
WARNING!
Ensure the compressor is not connected
to the 12 V socket when the canister is
changed.
Before the best-before date has
expired
– Undo the two screws (2) on the orangecoloured case (3).
– Remove the speed label (4) and date
label (1), and open the safety catch (5).
Loosen the case (3) and take it off.
– Unscrew and remove the canister (6).
– Check that the seal (7) on the new
canister is not damaged. Screw the
canister into place.
– Refit the case (3). Check that the case is
correctly fitted. Screw it on with the
screws (2).
– Affix the speed label (4) and new date
label (1) to the tyre repair kit.
Treat the removed canister as hazardous
waste.
Changing the canister and hose after
use
– Undo the two screws (2) on the orangecoloured case (3).
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Wheels and tyres
Emergency puncture repair
– Remove the speed label (4) and date
label (1), and open the safety catch (5).
Loosen the case (3) and take it off.
– Push down the button (8) while turning
the canister (6) and the holder (9)
clockwise. Remove them.
– Pull out the air hose (10).
– Wipe off remaining sealing fluid with a rag
or scrape it away if it is has already dried.
– Fit a new air hose (10). Check that it is
fitted correctly.
– Check that the seal (7) on the new
canister is not damaged. Screw the
holder (9) onto the canister (6) and turn it
anticlockwise until a click is heard.
– Refit the case (3). Check that the case is
correctly fitted. Screw it on with the
screws (2).
– Affix the speed label (4) and new date
label (1) to the tyre repair kit.
The empty canister and air hose can be
treated as normal waste.
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Car care
Cleaning
Touching up paintwork
Rustproofing
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Car care
Cleaning
Washing the car
Wash the car as soon as it becomes dirty.
Use car shampoo. Dirt and road salt can lead
to corrosion.
• Do not park the car in direct sunshine.
Washing a car with hot paintwork can
cause permanent paintwork damage.
Wash the car in a carwash with waste
water separator.
• Thoroughly rinse dirt off the underbody of
the car.
• Rinse the entire car to remove loose dirt.
When using a pressure washer: Make
sure that the nozzle of the pressure
washer is not closer than 30 cm to the
bodywork. Do not spray directly at the
locks.
• Wash using a sponge, car shampoo and
plenty of lukewarm water.
• If the dirt is difficult to dislodge, wash the
car using a cold degreasing agent.
• Dry the car using a clean, soft chamois or
a water scraper.
• Clean the wiper blades with a lukewarm
soap solution or car shampoo.
Removing bird droppings
Wash bird droppings off the paintwork as
soon as possible. Bird droppings contain
chemicals that affect and discolour paintwork
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very quickly. This discoloration can only be
removed by a specialist.
WARNING!
Always have the engine cleaned by a
workshop. There is a risk of fire if the
engine is hot.
Automatic carwashes
An automatic car wash is a simple and quick
way of washing the car. Bear in mind,
however, that an automatic car wash can
never replace a proper handwashing – the
brushes of a car wash cannot reach everywhere. During the first months of the car’s life
we recommend that you handwash the car.
WARNING!
Always test the brakes after washing the
car to ensure that moisture and corrosion
do not attack the brake pads and reduce
braking performance.
Press the brake pedal lightly from time to
time if driving for long periods in rain or
slush. This heats and dries the brake pads.
You should also do this when you begin
driving in extremely damp or cold weather.
Cleaning the upholstery
Treating spots on fabric
A special cleaning agent, available from your
Volvo dealer, is recommended for cleaning
the fabric upholstery. Other chemicals can
impair the fire retardant qualities of the upholstery.
Important!
Sharp objects and Velcro may damage
the fabric upholstery.
Treating spots on vinyl and plastic parts
A special cleaning agent, available from your
Volvo dealer, is recommended for cleaning
interior vinyl and plastic parts. Do not scrape
or rub spots. Do not use strong stain
removers.
Treating spots on leather
A special cleaning agent, available from your
Volvo dealer, is recommended when cleaning
leather upholstery. Treat the leather upholstery once or twice a year using Volvo’s
leather care kit. Never use strong solvents.
Such products may damage fabric, vinyl and
leather upholstery.
Cleaning seatbelts
Use water and a synthetic detergent. A
special textile cleaning agent is available from
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your Volvo dealer. Make sure the seatbelt is
dry before allowing it to retract.
Take care when cleaning so as not to
damage the glass surface.
Polishing and waxing
To avoid damaging glass surfaces when
removing ice, only use plastic ice scrapers.
Polish and wax the car when you feel the
paintwork is matte and when you wish to give
the paintwork extra protection, such as
before winter.
The car does not usually need polishing until
after one year. It can be waxed earlier.
Wash and dry the car thoroughly before you
begin polishing and/or waxing. Clean off
asphalt and tar stains with white spirit. More
stubborn marks can be removed with fine
rubbing paste designed for paintwork. Polish
first with a polish and then wax with liquid or
solid wax. Carefully follow the instructions on
the package. Many preparations contain both
polish and wax.
There is natural wear of the water-repellent
coating.
NOTE! Treatment with a special finishing
agent available from Volvo dealers is recommended in order to maintain the waterrepellent properties. This should be used first
after three years and then each year.
Do not polish or wax surfaces warmer than
45 °C.
Cleaning door mirrors and front
door windows with waterrepellent coating (option)
Never use products such as car wax,
degreaser or the like on mirror/ glass
surfaces as this could ruin their waterrepelling properties.
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Car care
Touching up paintwork
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Colour code
Make sure you have the right colour. The
colour code number is on the data plate in the
engine compartment.
Paintwork
Paint is an important part of the car’s
rustproofing and should therefore be
checked regularly. Repair paintwork damage
immediately so that it does not start to rust.
The most common types of paintwork
damage that you can repair yourself are:
• minor stone chips and scratches
• damage to wing edges and door
When repairing paintwork, the car should be
clean and dry with a temperature above 15 °C.
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Remove any paint residue with tape
Mask if necessary
Minor stone chips and scratches
Material:
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Primer in a can
Paint in a can or a touch-up pen
Brush
Masking tape
If the stone chip has not gone down to
the bare metal and an unpainted colour
coat remains, you can add paint immediately after removing dirt.
Do as follows if the stone chip went
down to the bare metal:
• Fasten a piece of masking tape over the
damaged surface. Then remove the tape,
removing any paint residue (illustration 1).
• Stir the primer thoroughly and apply using
a fine brush or matchstick (illustration 2).
• When the primer is dry, apply the surface
coat with a brush.
• Make sure the paint is well stirred and
apply several thin coats; allowing it to dry
between coats.
• The procedure is the same for scratches,
but masking tape can be used to protect
undamaged paintwork (illustration 3).
• Wait a day or so and then finish the repair
by polishing. Use a soft rag and apply
lapping paste sparingly.
Car care
Rustproofing
Rustproofing – check and repair
Your car received a thorough and complete
rustproofing at the factory. Parts of the body
are made of galvanised sheet metal. The
underbody is protected by a wear-resistant
anti-corrosion compound. Members, cavities
and enclosed sections are sprayed with a
thin, penetrating rust inhibitor.
The car’s rustproofing is maintained by doing
the following:
• Keep the car clean! Hose down the
underbody. When high pressure washing,
hold the nozzle at least 30 cm from
painted surfaces!
• Check and repair the rustproofing
regularly.
The car’s rustproofing does not normally
require treatment for approximately 8 years.
After that time, it should be treated at three
year intervals. If your car requires treatment,
consult your Volvo workshop.
Repair
If you want to repair the rustproofing yourself,
make sure the area is clean and dry. Hose
down, wash and dry the car thoroughly. Use
a rustproofing agent in a spray can or one
that is intended for brush application.
• thin (colourless), for visible areas
• thick, for areas prone to wear on the
underbody
Possible repair areas with these agents:
• Visible welds and sheet metal joints; thin
fluid
• Underbody; thick fluid
• Door hinges; thin fluid
• Bonnet hinges and catch; thin fluid
Once you have finished treatment, excess
rustproofing can be wiped off with a rag
dipped in a recommended cleaning agent.
Parts of the engine and suspension strut
mountings in the engine compartment are
treated at the factory with a wax-based,
colourless rustproofing. This withstands
normal detergents without dissolving and
losing its rustproofing ability.
If you wash the engine using aromatic
solvents, such as turpentine or white spirit
(especially those that do not contain emulsifiers), the protective wax should be renewed
after washing. Your Volvo dealer handles
such waxes.
There are two different types of rustproofing
agents:
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Maintenance and service
Volvo service
Self-maintenance
Bonnet and engine compartment
Diesel
Oils and fluids
Wiper blades
Battery
Bulbs
Replacing bulbs
Fuses
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Maintenance and service
Volvo service
Volvo service programme
Installing accessories
Before the car left the factory, it was
thoroughly test driven. It was checked again
in accordance with Volvo Car Corporation
regulations before it was handed over to you.
The incorrect connection and installation of
accessories can negatively affect the car’s
electrical system. Certain accessories only
function when the appropriate software has
been programmed into the car’s electrical
system. Always contact an authorised Volvo
workshop before installing accessories
which are connected to or affect the
electrical system.
To keep your Volvo as safe and reliable as
possible, follow the Volvo service programme
specified in the Service and Warranty
Booklet. Have an authorised Volvo workshop
carry out service and maintenance work.
Volvo workshops have the personnel, special
tools and service literature to guarantee the
highest quality of service.
Important!
For the Volvo warranty to apply, check
and follow the instructions in the Service
and Warranty Booklet.
Special service measures
Certain service measures, which affect the
car’s electrical system, can only be
performed using electronic equipment
specially developed for your car. Always
contact an authorised Volvo workshop before
beginning or performing service work that
affects the electrical system.
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Recording vehicle data
One or more of the computers in your Volvo
are capable of recording detailed information.
This information is intended for use in
research to enhance safety and for
diagnosing faults in some of the in-car
systems. The data may include details
regarding seatbelt use by the driver and
passengers, the functions of various vehicle
systems and modules, and status information
about the engine, throttle, steering, brakes
and other systems. This data can also include
details of the way the car is driven. This type
of information can include, without being
limited to, specific details such as vehicle
speed, the use of the brake and accelerator
pedals and steering wheel position. This
latter type of data can be stored for a limited
period while the car is being driven and
subsequently during a collision or a near-
collision. Volvo Car Corporation will not
disclose the stored information without
consent. However, Volvo Car Corporation
may be forced to disclose the information due
to national legislation. Volvo Car Corporation
and its workshops may also read and use the
information.
Adverse driving conditions
Change the engine oil and replace the air and
oil filters more often than recommended in
the Service and Warranty Booklet when
driving in adverse conditions.
Adverse driving conditions include extended
periods of driving:
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in a dusty or sandy environment.
towing a caravan or trailer.
in mountainous regions.
at high speeds.
at low speeds or idling.
short journeys (less than 10 km) at low
temperatures (below 5 ºC).
Maintenance and service
Self-maintenance
Before starting work on the car
Battery
Check that the battery cables are correctly
connected and tightened.
Never disconnect the battery when the
engine is running (e.g. if replacing the
battery).
Never use a quick charger to charge the
battery. The battery cables must be disconnected when charging the battery.
The battery contains acid that is both
corrosive and toxic. Handle the battery in an
environmentally-suitable way. Let your Volvo
dealer assist you.
WARNING!
High voltage output from the ignition
system. The voltage in the ignition system
is dangerous. The ignition must therefore
always be switched off for work in the
engine compartment.
Do not touch the spark plugs or ignition
coils when the ignition is on or the engine
is hot.
• Coolant - The level must be between the
MIN and MAX marks on the expansion
tank.
• Engine oil - The level must be between
the MIN and MAX marks.
• Power steering fluid - The level must be
between the MIN and MAX marks.
• Washer fluid - The reservoir should be
well filled. Use washer antifreeze at
temperatures around freezing.
• Brake and clutch fluid - The level must be
between the MIN and MAX marks.
WARNING!
Bear in mind that the radiator fan may start
automatically some time after the engine
has been switched off.
Always have the engine cleaned by a
workshop. There is a risk of fire if the
engine is hot.
Lifting the car
If the car is lifted with a workshop jack;
position the jack with the front edge on the
subframe.
Do not damage the splashguard under the
engine. Ensure that the jack is positioned so
that the car cannot slide off. Always use axle
stands or the like.
If you lift the car using a two pillar workshop
lift, ensure that the front and rear lift arms are
fixed under the lifting points on the door sill.
See the illustration.
Check regularly
Check the following at regular intervals, for
example, when refuelling:
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Bonnet and engine compartment
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Opening the bonnet
Engine compartment
– Pull the handle on the far left (or right if
the car is RHD) under the dashboard. You
will hear when the lock releases.
– Insert your hand to the right under the
front edge of the bonnet (below the
grille).
– Press up the safety catch handle.
– Release the handle and open the bonnet.
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Clutch and brake fluid reservoir
Relay and fuses
Air filter
Radiator
Engine oil dipstick
Engine oil filling
Washer fluid reservoir
Power steering fluid reservoir
Expansion tank, cooling system
Chassis data plate
11. Battery (in cargo compartment)
WARNING!
Check that the bonnet locks properly
when you close it!
Maintenance and service
Diesel
Fuel system
Diesel engines are sensitive to contaminants.
Only use diesel from a well-known oil
company. Never fill up with diesel if the
quality is dubious. The large oil companies
also produce a special winter-grade diesel
for temperatures around freezing. This fuel is
less viscous at low temperatures and
reduces the risk of wax forming in the fuel
system.
Draining condensation from the
fuel filter
The fuel filter separates condensation from
the fuel. Condensation can disrupt engine
operation.
The fuel filter must be drained at the intervals
specified in the Service and Warranty
Booklet or if you suspect that the car has
been filled with contaminated fuel.
The risk of condensation in the fuel tank is
reduced if the tank is kept well filled. When
refuelling, check that the area around the fuel
filler pipe is clean. Avoid spilling fuel onto the
paintwork. Wash off any spillage with
detergent and water.
Empty tank
No special procedures are required if the
tank runs dry.
RME (Rape Methyl Ester)
A maximum of 5 % RME may be mixed with
the diesel.
Important!
There is a risk of engine damage if the
RME concentration is greater than 5 %.
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Maintenance and service
Oils and fluids
Checking and changing the
engine oil and oil filter
The Service and Warranty Booklet specifies
suitable intervals for changing the oil and oil
filter. Shorter intervals are recommended if
driving in adverse conditions. See page 160.
Check the level of engine oil and change the
oil regularly.
Checking the oil level in a new car is
especially important before the first
scheduled oil change. The Service and
Warranty Booklet specifies the odometer
readings for oil changes.
Volvo recommends checking the oil level
every 2500 km. The most accurate measurements are made on a cold engine before
starting. The measurement will be inaccurate
if taken immediately after the engine is
switched off. The dipstick will indicate that
the level is too low because the oil has not
had time to flow down into the oil sump.
See the recommended oil grade, viscosity
and capacities on page 227.
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The oil level must be within the area marked
on the dipstick
Important!
Always use oil of the recommended
grade and correct viscosity.
Never use oil additives. These can
damage the engine. If the system is
topped up with a different oil, contact the
nearest authorised Volvo workshop for
servicing.
Checking the oil in a cold engine:
– Wipe the dipstick clean before checking
the level.
– Check the oil level using the dipstick. The
oil level must be between the MIN and
MAX marks.
– If the level is close to the MIN mark, start
by topping up with 0.5 litres of oil. Top up
until the oil level is nearer the MAX than
the MIN mark on the dipstick. See page
227 for volumes.
Checking the oil in a warm engine:
– Park the car on a level surface, switch off
the engine and wait 10-15 minutes to
allow the oil time to run back to the sump.
– Wipe the dipstick clean before checking
the level.
– Check the oil level using the dipstick. The
oil level must be between the MIN and
MAX marks.
– If the level is close to the MIN mark, start
by topping up with 0.5 litres of oil. Top up
until the oil level is nearer the MAX than
the MIN mark on the dipstick. See page
227 for volumes.
Important!
Never fill above the MAX mark. Oil
consumption may increase if too much oil
is poured into the engine.
WARNING!
Do not spill oil onto the hot exhaust
manifold due to the risk of fire.
Maintenance and service
Certain engine variants have an oil level
sensor, see page 227.
Washer fluid reservoir
The windscreen and headlamp washers have
the same reservoir. See capacities and
recommended grade for fluids and oils on
page 229.
Add frost protection in the winter so that the
fluid does not freeze in the pump, reservoir
and hoses.
Tip: Clean the wiper blades when topping up
washer fluid.
Checking and topping up the
coolant
When topping up the coolant, follow the
instructions on the packaging. It is important
that the mixture of coolant concentrate and
water is correct for the prevailing weather
conditions. Never top up with water only. The
risk of freezing increases with both too little
and too much coolant concentrate.
See the capacities on page 229.
Check the coolant regularly
The level should lie between the MIN and
MAX marks on the expansion tank. If the
system is not filled sufficiently, high local
temperatures could occur, causing a risk of
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Oils and fluids
damage (cracks) to the cylinder head. Top up
the coolant when the level falls to the MIN
mark.
mountains or tropical climates with high
humidity.
NOTE! The engine must only be run with a
well-filled cooling system. High temperatures
can occur, causing a risk of damage (cracks)
to the cylinder head.
WARNING!
If the brake fluid is under the MIN level in
the brake fluid reservoir, do not drive
further before topping up the brake fluid.
The reason for the loss of brake fluid must
be investigated.
WARNING!
The coolant may be very hot. If the coolant
requires topping up when the engine is at
operating temperature, unscrew the
expansion tank cap slowly to gently
release the overpressure.
Important!
The engine must only be run with a wellfilled cooling system. High temperatures
can occur, causing a risk of damage
(cracks) to the cylinder head.
Important!
Always use coolant with anti-corrosion
agent as recommended by Volvo. New
cars are filled with coolant that can
withstand temperatures down to
approximately -35 °C.
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Checking and topping up the
brake and clutch fluid
The brake and clutch fluid have a common
reservoir1. The fluid level must be between
the MIN and MAX marks. Check the level
regularly. Change the brake fluid every other
year or at every other regular service.
See the capacities and recommended fluid
grade on page 229.
NOTE! The fluid should be changed annually
on cars driven in conditions requiring hard,
frequent braking, such as driving in
1.
Location dependent on whether car is
left or right-hand drive.
Maintenance and service
Checking and topping up the
power steering fluid
Check the level at every service. It is not
necessary to change the fluid. The level
should lie between the ADD and FULL marks.
See capacities and recommended grade on
page 229.
NOTE! If a fault should arise in the power
steering system or if the car is without power
and must be towed, it can still be steered.
However the steering will be much heavier
than normal and it will require more effort to
turn the wheel.
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Maintenance and service
Wiper blades
– Press the entire wiper blade down so that
the wiper arm eye passes through the
hold in the wiper blade mounting.
– Then pull the blade up so that the wiper
arm eye passes beside the wiper blade
mounting. Fit the new blade in reverse
order and check that it is securely in
place.
NOTE! Keep in mind that the wiper blade on
the driver’s side is straight and has a spoiler
while the one on the passenger side is
curved. The spoiler on the driver’s side
should sit on the lower side of the blade. The
curve of the blade should follow the curve of
the bottom edge of the windscreen.
Replacing rear window wiper
blades
– Fold out the wiper arm.
– Remove the wiper blade by pulling it
outwards towards the tailgate.
– Press the new wiper blade into position.
Check that the blade fits securely!
Changing the wiper blades
– Fold out the wiper arm and hold the wiper
blade at 45° to the wiper arm. Press in the
spring on the wiper blade.
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Maintenance and service
Battery
• Check all cells. Use a screwdriver to
remove the caps. Each cell has its own
maximum level mark.
• If necessary, top up with distilled water to
the battery’s maximum mark.
• Never fill above the maximum mark (A).
Store the battery out of the
reach of children.
The battery contains
corrosive acid.
Important!
Always use distilled or deionised water
(battery water).
Battery care
The function and life of the battery is affected
by number of starts, number of times
discharged, driving style, driving conditions,
climate conditions, etc.
Repeated use of the parking heater and
similar large power consumers combined
with short driving distances could lead to a
discharged battery and thereby problems
starting.
– Tighten the caps properly.
NOTE! The life of the battery is shortened if it
becomes discharged repeatedly.
Symbols on the battery
These symbols displayed on the battery.
Avoid sparks and naked
flames.
Risk of explosion.
Use protective goggles
Further information in the
owner’s manual.
For the battery to function satisfactorily,
consider the following:
• Regularly check that the battery
electrolyte level is correct (A).
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Maintenance and service
Battery
Draining oxyhydrogen gas
Changing the battery
Do as follows when installing the battery:
The battery can develop oxyhydrogen, which
is highly explosive. An evacuation hose draws
any oxyhydrogen gas from around the battery
out of the car and prevents gas from accumulating in the passenger and cargo compartments. If you must change the battery for
some reason, it is imperative that the evacuation hose is connected to the new battery
and that it is routed to the outlet in the
bodywork.
Do as follows once you have unscrewed the
console and battery cover and wish to
remove the battery:
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– Check that the ignition is switched off.
– Wait at least 5 minutes before touching
any electrical terminals (so that the information in the car’s electrical system can
be stored in the different control
modules).
– Disconnect the negative lead first.
– Then disconnect the positive lead and the
evacuation hose for the oxyhydrogen.
Set the battery in place.
Connect the positive lead first.
Then connect the negative lead.
Make sure the evacuation hose is
correctly connected to both the battery
and the outlet in the bodywork.
Maintenance and service
WARNING!
The battery contains oxyhydrogen, which
is highly explosive. Be sure that the evacuation hose is correctly connected!
WARNING!
Batteries can generate oxyhydrogen gas,
which is highly explosive. A spark, which
can be generated if you connect the jump
leads incorrectly, is sufficient to make the
battery explode. The battery also contains
sulphuric acid, which can cause serious
burns. If the acid comes into contact with
eyes, skin or clothing, flush with large
quantities of water. If acid splashes into the
eyes, seek medical advice immediately.
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Maintenance and service
Bulbs
General
All bulb specifications are given on page 233.
The following list contains bulbs and pointsource lamps that are specialised or
unsuitable for changing except at a
workshop:
•
•
•
•
•
General interior lighting in the roof.
Roof lighting
Reading lamp
Glovebox lighting
Lamps, Bi-Xenon headlamps.
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Important!
Never touch the bulbs’ glass with your
fingers. Grease and oils from your fingers
are vaporised by the heat, coating and
damaging the reflector.
WARNING!
On cars with Bi-Xenon headlamps, all
work on the lights should be carried out at
an authorised Volvo workshop.
Bi-Xenon headlamps must be handled
with extreme care due to the high-voltage
unit.
Maintenance and service
Replacing bulbs
1
5
Dipped beam, main beam,
direction indicator, parking lamp
and side marker light
The entire lamp insert must first be removed
when replacing dipped beam, main beam and
parking lamp bulbs. To replace one of these
bulbs, do the following and then consult the
instructions for the specific lamp.
– Switch off all lights and turn ignition key
to position 0.
– Open the bonnet.
– Release the insert by pulling up the two
lock pins holding it in place.
– Lift the insert straight out.
– Unplug the connector by first pressing in
the catch from underneath and then
pulling it up a bit from above.
– Lift out the entire headlamp insert and
place it on a soft surface so as not to
damage the lens.
Refit the headlamp insert in reverse order.
Check that the lock pins are correctly
situated.
2
4
3
Location of bulbs in front lamp
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Dipped beam
Main beam
Direction indicator
Parking lamp
Side marker lamps
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Maintenance and service
Replacing bulbs
Dipped beam lamp
Main beam lamp
– Undo the outer cover by turning it
anticlockwise.
– Unplug the connector.
– Disconnect the spring clamp. First push
to the right so that the spring clamp
disconnects, then out and down.
– Pull out the bulb.
– Fit the new bulb. It can only be fitted in
one position.
– Press the spring clamp up and a little to
the left so that it fastens in its catch.
– Press the connector back in place.
– Screw the cover back into place; the
marking "HAUT" should be at the top.
– Undo the outer cover by pulling it straight
out.
– Unplug the connector.
– Disconnect the spring clamp. First push
to the right so that the spring clamp
disconnects, then out and down.
– Pull out the bulb.
– Fit the new bulb. It can only be fitted in
one position.
– Press the spring clamp up and a little to
the left so that it fastens in its catch.
– Press the connector back in place.
– Refit the cover.
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Side marker lamps and
position/parking lamps
The bulbs are housed in bayonet holders.
– Turn the bulb holder anticlockwise and
remove.
– Pull the bulb straight out.
– Fit the new bulb by carefully pressing it
into the recess.
– Fit the bulb holder back in place and turn
clockwise.
Maintenance and service
Direction indicators
Side indicator lamp
Fog lamps
The bulbs are housed in bayonet holders.
– Switch off all lights and turn ignition key
to position 0.
– Prise out the lamp housing from underneath using a small slotted screwdriver.
– Turn the bulb holder ¼ turn anticlockwise
and pull straight out.
– Pull the defective bulb straight out.
– Replace with a new bulb and press the
lamp straight in.
– Switch off all lights and turn ignition key
to position 0.
– Turn the bulb holder slightly
anticlockwise.
– Remove the lamp.
– Put the new bulb in place. The profile of
the bulb holder matches the one on the
foot of the lamp.
– Refit the bulb holder by turning slightly
clockwise. "TOP" should be up!
– Turn the bulb holder anticlockwise and
remove.
– Press in the bulb, turn anticlockwise and
remove.
– Fit the new bulb by pressing it into the
recess and then turning clockwise.
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Maintenance and service
Replacing bulbs
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Q
Location of bulbs in rear lamp
cluster
1. Direction indicator
2. Brake light
3. Reversing lamp
4. Position lamps
NOTE! If the error message "BULB
FAILURE"/"CHECK BRAKE LIGHT" remains
after a faulty bulb has been replaced then an
authorised Volvo workshop needs to be
consulted to rectify the fault.
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Maintenance and service
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Bulbs in rear lamp cluster
– Switch off all lights and turn ignition key
to position 0.
– Lower the bottom of the tailgate and open
the floor hatch.
– If the car is equipped with a grocery bag
holder (option), loosen the holder’s
retaining straps.
– Remove the corner piece (A).
– Open the hatch (B) in the side panel by
pulling the catch (C) up and towards you.
– Take spanner no. 10 out of the tool kit.
– Loosen the nuts (D).
– Pull the entire insert straight back.
– Loosen the extra length of cable for better
accessibility.
– Place the insert on a soft surface so as
not to scratch the glass.
– Turn the bulb holder anticlockwise and
pull it out.
– Turn the bulb anticlockwise to loosen it.
– Replace the bulb.
– Refit the bulb holder in the recess and
turn clockwise.
– Press back the extra length of cable.
– Refit the insert against the bolt holes.
Press the insert into place.
– Tighten the nuts.
– Refit the side panel and corner piece.
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Maintenance and service
Replacing bulbs
Rear fog lamp
Number plate lighting
Courtesy lighting
– Insert a slotted screwdriver as indicated
by the arrow in the illustration.
– Prise out the lamp insert.
– Turn the lamp insert anticlockwise and
pull out the bulb.
– Replace the bulb.
– Switch off all lights and turn ignition key
to position 0!
– Remove the screw with a screwdriver.
– Carefully detach the entire lamp housing
and withdraw it. Turn the connector
anticlockwise and pull out the bulb.
– Replace the bulb.
– Refit the contact and turn clockwise.
– Refit the entire lamp housing and screw it
into place.
Courtesy lighting is found under the
dashboard on the driver and passenger
sides. Do as follows to replace the bulb:
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– Insert a screwdriver and gently turn so
that the lamp housing comes loose.
– Remove the blown bulb.
– Replace the bulb. Check that the bulb
lights.
– Refit the lamp housing.
Maintenance and service
Bulbs in the cargo compartment
Vanity mirror
– Insert a screwdriver and gently turn so
that the lamp housing comes loose.
– Remove the blown bulb.
– Replace the bulb. Check that the bulb
lights.
– Refit the lamp housing.
– Insert a slotted screwdriver at the side of
the centre clip in the bottom edge of the
mirror. Lift up so the centre clip releases.
– Slide the screwdriver from side to side so
that the outer clips release.
– Lift out the mirror insert.
– Replace the bulbs.
– Refit the insert top edge first. Be sure that
the upper clips are properly depressed
before pressing the insert back.
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Maintenance and service
Fuses
All electrical functions and components are
protected with a number of fuses to protect
your car’s electrical system from damage by
short-circuits or overloads.
Fuses are housed in four different locations in
the car:
1.
Relay/fuse box in the engine
compartment.
2. Fuse box in the passenger compartment
within the sound barrier on the driver’s
side.
3. Fuse box in the passenger compartment
at dashboard end on driver’s side.
4. Fuse box in cargo compartment.
If an electrical component or function does
not work, this may be because the
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component’s fuse was temporarily
overloaded and blew.
– Look in the fuse diagram to locate the
fuse.
– Pull out the fuse and check from the side
to see whether the curved wire has
blown.
– If this is the case, replace it with a new
fuse of the same colour and amperage.
There are a number of spare fuses in the
cover on the end of the dashboard. There are
also pliers which facilitate the removal and
fitting of fuses.
If the same fuse blows repeatedly, there is a
fault in the component and you should
contact an authorised Volvo workshop to
have it checked.
Maintenance and service
Relay/Fuse box in the engine
compartment
1.
2.
3.
ABS
ABS
High-pressure washer,
headlamps
4. Parking heater (option)
5. Auxiliary lamps (option)
6. Starter motor relay
7. Windscreen wipers
8. Transmission control
module (TCM) (V8)
9. Fuel pump
10. Ignition coils (petrol),
Engine control module
(ECM) (petrol) injectors,
high-pressure valve (diesel)
30 A
30 A
35 A
25 A
20 A
35 A
25 A
15 A
15 A
20 A
11. Accelerator pedal sensor (APM),
AC compressor,
fan electronics box
12. Engine control module
(ECM) (petrol) Injectors (petrol),
mass air flow sensor
Mass air flow sensor (diesel)
13. Control module, throttle body (V8)
14. Lambda-sond (petrol)
15. Crankcase ventilation heater,
solenoid valves glow plugs
(diesel)
Crankcase ventilation heater,
solenoid valves
mass air flow sensor (V8)
16. Dipped beam (left)
17. Dipped beam (right)
18. -
10 A
19. Engine control module (ECM)
supply, engine relay
20. Position lamps
21. -
5A
15 A
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15 A
5A
10 A
20 A
10 A
15 A
20 A
20 A
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Maintenance and service
Fuses
Fuses in the passenger
compartment at dashboard end
on driver’s side
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
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Climate control system fan
Amplifier
Power driver’s seat
Power passenger seat
Control module, left front door
Control module, right front door
Infotainment, RTI display, CD,
MD
30 A
30 A
25 A
25 A
25 A
25 A
10 A
10. OBDII, light switch (LSM), Steering
Angle Sensor (SAS),
Steering Wheel Module (SWM)
5A
11. Ignition switch, SRS system, engine
control module (ECM)
SRS deactivation passenger side
(PACOS)
immobiliser (IMMO)
Transmission control module
TCM (V8)
7,5 A
12. General lighting, ceiling (RCM),
Upper Electronic Module (UEM) 10 A
13. Sunroof
15 A
14. Telephone
5A
15-38 -
Maintenance and service
Fuses in the passenger
compartment within the sound
barrier on the driver’s side
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
Seat heating, right side
15 A
Seat heating, left side
15 A
Horn
15 A
Infotainment system
10 A
Reserve
Reserve
Siren
5A
Brake lamp switch feed
5A
Combined instrument panel (DIM),
climate control (CCM),
parking heater, power driver’s seat 10 A
Front and rear seat socket
15 A
Reserve
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15. ABS, STC/DSTC
5A
16. Electronic power steering (ECPS),
Bi-Xenon, headlamp levelling
10 A
17. Fog lamp, front left
7,5 A
18. Fog lamp, front right
7,5 A
19. Reserve
20. Coolant pump (V8)
5A
21. Transmission Control
Module (TCM),
reverse gear inhibitor (M66)
10 A
22. Main beam, left
10 A
23. Main beam, right
10 A
24. 25. 26. Reserve
27. Reserve
28. Power passenger seat
5A
29. Reserve
30. BLIS
5A
31. Reserve
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32.
33.
34.
35.
36.
Reserve
Vacuum pump
Washer pump
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20 A
15 A
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Maintenance and service
Fuses
Fuses in the cargo compartment
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
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Reversing lamps
10 A
Parking lamps, fog lamps, cargo
compartment lighting, number plate
lighting, LEDs in brake lighting
20 A
Accessories (AEM)
15 A
Reserve
REM electronics
10 A
RTI, radio receiver, RSE
7,5 A
Towing bracket wiring (30-feed) 15 A
Cargo compartment socket
15 A
Rear right door: power window,
power window lock
20 A
Rear left door: power window,
power window lock
20 A
Reserve
Reserve
Diesel filter heater
15 A
Subwoofer, rear air conditioning
(AC)
15 A
Reserve
Reserve
Infotainment system accessories
5A
Reserve
Rear wiper
15 A
Towing bracket wiring (15-feed) 20 A
Reserve
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23.
24.
25.
26.
27.
28.
29.
30.
31.
32.
33.
34.
35.
36.
37.
38.
AWD
Reserve
Parking assistance
Main fuse: Towing bracket wiring,
parking assistance, AWD
Central locking system (PCL)
Trailer lighting, left: parking lamp,
direction indicator
Trailer lighting, right: brake lamp,
rear fog lamp,
direction indicator
Main fuse: Fuse 37, 38,
Heated rear window
Heated rear window
7,5 A
5A
30 A
15 A
25 A
25 A
40 A
20 A
20 A
Infotainment system
Infotainment system
Control panels
Audio system functions
Radio functions
CD/MD (option)
CD changer (option)
Menu settings and options – Audio
Telephone (option)
Telephone functions
Menu settings and options – Telephone
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187
192
196
204
206
208
210
212
219
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Infotainment system
Infotainment system
Information – Entertainment
Infotainment is a system with integrated
audio and telephone functions. You can
easily and conveniently use your Infotainment
system using the joint control panel or the
steering wheel keypad. The control panel
display indicates the current function.
XC90 can be equipped with Dolby Surround
Pro Logic II (Premium Sound), which offers
an optimal sound experience very close to
being there with a broad, natural sound
profile.
The system also allows your passengers to
use headphones (option) with separate
sound sources.
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Infotainment system
Control panels
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
1.
2.
3.
4.
20
11
19
12
18
13
17
14
16
15
On/Off - Audio
Volume
CD – shortcut button
AM/FM - shortcut button to switch
between FM1, FM2 and AM
5. Display
6. ENTER – select in the menu, activate a
selection or activate the telephone from
standby mode
7. On/Off/Standby – Telephone
8. MY KEY – programmable shortcut key
for your favourite function
9. SELECTOR – select sound source
10. SOUND – make sound settings
11. EXIT/CLEAR – scroll back in the menu,
cancel a selection, put the telephone in
standby mode, or erase the previous
character when entering text and
numbers
12. SIM card holder
13. Menu selection buttons
14. CD and CD changer eject
15. MD eject
16. CD player and CD changer (option)
17. MD player (option)
18. Station setting buttons/selecting CD
changer position (1-6), number/
character buttons for the telephone and
menu shortcuts
19. IR receiver for remote controls (option)
20. Seek/change tracks/stations or scroll
forward and back when entering text
and digits
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Infotainment system
Control panels
1
Menus
In menu mode, you can check or modify
settings and programme new functions in the
system. The different menu alternatives are
shown in the display. Menu alternatives
followed by periods indicate that there are
several submenus.
Press the MENU button (1) to activate menu
mode.
The following applies in menu mode:
Steering wheel keypad
Audio – Telephone
The four buttons at the bottom of the steering
wheel keypad control both the radio and the
telephone. The function of the respective
button depends on which system is active.
The steering wheel keypad can be used to
adjust volume, shift between preset stations
and change CD/MD tracks.
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By holding the
or
button depressed
you can fast forward or rewind in a song or
search for a radio station.
To use these buttons for the telephone
functions, the telephone must be active, see
page 213.
To make audio system settings with these
buttons, the telephone must be in standby
mode (deactivated).
– The menu selection buttons are used to
scroll up or down in the menu.
– A long press on EXIT/CLEAR allows you
to leave menu mode.
– A brief press on EXIT/CLEAR allows you
to clear, cancel, decline an alternative or
go back one step in the menu structure.
– A press on ENTER allows you to confirm,
select or scroll from a submenu to the
next submenu.
Infotainment system
– Hold the
or
button depressed to
fast forward/rewind or search for the next
strong station.
– Hold the SEL button depressed to switch
off the system.
– Use the volume control button to adjust
the volume of the respective headphones.
All headphones are switched off automatically when the audio system is switched off
with the ignition key and must be activated
manually when the car is restarted.
Headphone sockets (option)
The door panels behind the second row of
seats contain headphone sockets. This
means that several passengers can listen to
different sound sources, such as CDs or the
radio, at the same time without disturbing
each other.
Two sets of headphones can be connected
to each socket.
– Switch sound source with the SEL
button.
– Use the arrow keys,
or
, to change
CD/MD tracks or switch between preset
stations.
• Headphone users can choose from
among the presets of the frequency (AM,
FM1, FM2) previously set by the driver. In
some cases, this means that the driver
will not receive NEWS - or traffic information even if TP/NEWS is selected.
• The CD changer can only play one disc
and one song at a time.
For the best sound reproduction, we
recommend headphones with impedance
between 16-32 ohm. The sensitivity of these
should be equal to or greater than 102 dB.
The headphone socket is intended for
3.5 mm contacts and is located on the
bottom of the headphone panel (1).
Headphones – limitations
• If a set of headphones is connected to
the same source that is being sent
through the speakers, the headphones
controls cannot be used to change track
or station. This is so the driver is not
surprised by an unexpected change in
music.
• If the driver uses the control panel to
select the same sound source as
someone wearing headphones, the driver
takes control of the sound source.
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Infotainment system
Control panels
8.
9.
2
1
4
2
5
3
6
7
8
9
Display
Remote control (option)
The display (2) shows the current function,
such as menu alternatives, messages,
telephone numbers, or settings.
1.
Clean the display with a soft, dry cloth. Do not
use cleaning agent.
–
–
–
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
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Memory – Stores radio stations. To
store a station:
Press the Memory button
Select Preset using Preset/Disc (5)
Confirm your selection using the Memory
button
Volume
Seek/change tracks forward or back
Source – switch sound source
Preset/Disc – select CD changer
position or preset radio station
Auto – find and store the strongest
stations
Function not available
Function not available
On/Off – Audio
Infotainment system
Direct the remote control towards the IR
receiver (see illustration) that is located in the
dashboard.
NOTE! The remote control contains AAA
batteries (R03). If the remote control does
not work, first try replacing the batteries.
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Infotainment system
Audio system functions
1
2
3
4
The selected sound source is shown on the
display.
MD can only be chosen using the
SELECTOR knob.
1
On/Off switch – Audio
Volume control
Press the POWER button (1) to switch the
audio system on or off.
Turn the knob (1) clockwise or anticlockwise
to raise or lower the volume, respectively. The
volume control is electronic and has no end
position. Volume can also be raised (+) or
lowered (–) using the steering wheel keypad.
If the audio system is active when the ignition
is switched off, it will reactivate automatically
when the car is restarted.
Selecting the sound source
There are two ways to select sound source:
By using the shortcut buttons CD (2), AM/FM
(3) or by using the SELECTOR knob (4):
– Turn the SELECTOR knob to select
Radio (FM1, FM2 or AM), CD/CD
changer (option) or MD (option).
– Press the AM/FM button repeatedly to
scroll between FM1, FM2 and AM.
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Pause mode
When volume is in position zero, the CD/MD
player is put in pause mode. Reactivate the
player by turning up the volume.
Volume control – TP/PTY/
NEWS/ALARM
If a CD or the like is playing when the radio
receives a traffic bulletin, the CD player is put
in pause mode. The message is played at the
Infotainment system
volume selected for that type of message.
Playback of the originally selected sound
source is then resumed at the previous
volume. If volume is adjusted while the
bulletin is played, the new volume is saved
and used for the next bulletin.
1
2
The level for Surround can only be set if
Dolby Pro Logic II has been selected in the
menu.
The level for Subwoofer can only be set if
Subwoofer is activated.
Audio settings
Audio settings
– Press the SOUND button (1).
– Press the SOUND button repeatedly until
you come to the function you wish to set.
Choose BASS, TREBLE, FADER,
BALANCE, SUBWOOFER (option),
CENTRE (option) or SURROUND
(option).
– Use the SELECTOR knob (2) to adjust
the level. The display shows a scale from
min. to max. position. The middle
indicates the normal position.
NOTE! The level for the centre speaker can
only be set if Dolby Pro Logic II (DPL II) or
three-channel stereo (3-CH) has been
selected from the menu.
Shown on the
display
Bass
BASS
Treble
TREBLE
Balance between the
left and right-hand
speakers
BALANCE
Balance between the
front and rear
speakers
FADER
Level for subwoofer
SUBWOOFER
(option)
Level for centre
speaker
CENTRE
(Premium
Sound)
Level for surround
sound
SURROUND
(Premium
Sound)
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Infotainment system
Audio system functions
SURROUND (option) Dolby
Surround Pro Logic II
Dolby Surround Pro Logic II with centre
dashboard speaker provides a more realistic
audio experience. The normal left-right stereo
channels are divided into left-centre-right and
are coupled with surround sound from the
rear speakers. Surround sound can be
described as the types of residual tones
which are audible in a concert hall.
Dolby Surround Pro Logic II functions in CD
and MD modes. 3-Channel stereo is recommended for AM and FM radio broadcasts.
Dolby Surround Pro Logic II is available for
Premium Sound audio only.
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– Select AUDIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select SURROUND and press ENTER.
– Select Dolby AM/FM or Dolby CD/MD
and press ENTER.
– Select PRO LOGIC II, 3 CHANNEL or
OFF and press ENTER.
• The symbol
PL II is shown in the
display if Pro Logic II has been selected.
• 3 CH is shown in the display if
3 CHANNEL has been selected.
• OFF means the audio system is in normal
stereo mode.
Dolby Surround Pro Logic II is a
trademark of Dolby Laboratories Licensing
Corporation. Dolby Pro Logic II Surround
System is manufactured under license from
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
Bass speaker – SUBWOOFER
(option)
The subwoofer helps the system provide
fuller sound and deeper bass.
– Select AUDIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select SUBWOOFER and press ENTER.
A check in the box indicates that
SUBWOOFER is activated.
Equalizer FR (certain models)
This function is used to fine-tune the sound
from the front speakers.
– Select AUDIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select Equalizer FR and press ENTER.
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– Use the menu selection buttons or the
SELECTOR knob to set the level.
– Press ENTER to select the next
frequency. You can select five
frequencies.
– Press ENTER until you come to menu
mode to save any changes.
Equalizer RR (certain models)
This function is used to fine-tune the sound
from the rear speakers.
– Select AUDIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select Equalizer RR and press ENTER.
– Use the menu selection buttons or the
SELECTOR knob to set the level.
– Press ENTER to select the next
frequency. You can select five
frequencies.
– Press ENTER until you come to menu
mode to save any changes.
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2
– Release the button when the desired
frequency shows in the display.
– Frequency can be adjusted with a short
press on one of the arrow keys,
or
.
– Manual adjustment mode stays in effect
five seconds after the last press.
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Tuning
Storing stations
– Choose radio mode AM/FM1/FM2 using
the SELECTOR knob (2) or the AM/FM
button (1).
– A short press on the
or
button is
used to search for the next strong station.
– Press one of the buttons again to search
again.
To store a selected station under one of the
station setting buttons 0-9 (1):
Manually seek a known
frequency
– Hold the
or
button depressed.
MAN is shown in the display. The radio
scans slowly in the selected direction and
increases tempo after a few seconds.
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– Set the desired station.
– Press the button under which the station
is to be stored and keep it depressed.
The sound will disappear for a few
seconds and STATION STORED will be
shown in the display. The station is now
stored.
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You can store up to 10 stations each for AM,
FM1 and FM2, i.e. a total of 30 stations.
Radio
FM
AM(LW)
AM(MW)
Frequency band
–
87.5 - 108 MHz
153 - 279 kHz
522 - 1611 kHz
–
–
–
Storing stations automatically –
AUTOSTORE
from the set frequency band are now
stored in the autostore memory. If there
are no stations with sufficient signal
strength, NO AST FOUND is shown.
The preset stations can be selected with
buttons 0-9.
When the radio is in autostore mode,
AUTO is shown in the display. AUTO
disappears when you return to the
ordinary radio mode.
Return to the ordinary radio mode by
pressing the AM/FM button or EXIT/
CLEAR.
In order to gain access to a previously
stored setting, follow steps 1-2, select
AST MODE in step 3 and press ENTER.
This function automatically finds and stores
up to ten strong AM or FM stations in a
separate memory. If more than ten stations
are found, the ten strongest are stored. This
function is especially beneficial in areas in
which you are not acquainted with radio
stations or their frequencies.
– Choose radio mode using the
SELECTOR knob or the AM/FM button.
– Select AUTOSTORE in the menu and
press ENTER.
– Select AST SEARCH and press ENTER.
– AUTOSTORING is shown in the display
and a number of strong stations (max. 10)
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correct frequency irrespective of the transmitter to which the car occupants are
listening or the active audio source (e.g. CD).
The system can also be used for receiving
traffic information and for finding broadcasts
of a specific type. Radiotext, which is also a
part of RDS, is used by radio stations to send
information regarding broadcasts already in
progress.
NOTE! Some radio stations do not use RDS
or only use a limited range of its features.
Automatic search for program
information – PI Seek
Scanning – SCAN
The scan function automatically searches for
AM or FM station signals. When the radio
finds a station, scanning stops for
approx. 8 seconds and then resumes.
– Choose radio mode using the
SELECTOR knob or the AM/FM button.
– Select SCAN in the menu and press
ENTER.
– SCAN is shown in the display.
– Press the EXIT/CLEAR button to exit.
Radio Data System – RDS
RDS is a system which links specific network
transmitters together and is used, for
example, to assist motorists by setting the
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When listening to an RDS transmitter,
various information, such as traffic information, is stored in the radio.
When a preselected RDS transmitter is later
selected, the radio updates the transmitter’s
RDS information. If the radio is in the
boundary area or just outside of the transmitter’s range, the radio automatically
searches for the strongest possible transmitter of this station.
If there is no transmitter within "listening
distance", the radio becomes silent and
"PI SEEK PRESS EXIT TO CANCEL" is
shown in the display until a station is found.
If you press EXIT (1), the radio begins to play
the selected transmitter, but without updated
RDS information.
News – NEWS
This function interrupts other sound sources,
e.g. CD, when a news broadcast starts.
– Choose radio mode using the
SELECTOR knob or the AM/FM button.
– Select NEWS in the menu and press
ENTER.
– NEWS is shown in the display.
– Select NEWS again and press ENTER to
deactivate the NEWS function.
With this function, programmes from RDS
stations that are news-coded will interrupt
other audio sources using the volume setting
for this specific purpose. As soon as the
news broadcast is finished, the audio system
returns to the previous audio source and
resumes the previous volume setting.
– If you do not wish to listen to a news item
in progress, press the EXIT button. The
NEWS function remains active and the
radio waits for the next news programme.
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information will only interrupt the sound
source if TP))) is shown in the display.
– If you do not wish to listen to a traffic
bulletin, press the EXIT button. The TP
function, however, remains active and the
radio waits for the next traffic bulletin.
TP Search
This function allows you to listen to traffic
information when travelling between different
countries and states in Europe without
needing to select a station.
Traffic information – TP
This function interrupts other audio sources
in order to broadcast traffic information from
RDS stations; the message is heard at the
volume set for this specific purpose. As soon
as the message ends, the audio system
returns to the previous audio source and
resumes the previous volume setting.
– Select TP in the menu and press ENTER.
– TP is shown in the display.
– Select TP again and press ENTER to
deactivate the TP function.
TP is shown in the display when this function
is active. If the set station can send traffic
information, ))) is shown in the display. Traffic
– Select RADIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select TP and press ENTER.
– Select TP Search and press ENTER.
– To deactivate the function, select TP
Search again and press ENTER.
Radio text
Some RDS stations send information on
programme content, artists, etc. This information can be indicated with text in the
display.
– Press the MENU button.
– Select Radio text on the menu and press
ENTER.
– Select RADIOTEXT again and press
ENTER to deactivate.
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Alarm
NOTE! Not all radio stations have a PTY
designation.
Alarms are transmitted automatically and the
function cannot be deactivated.
Programme type
"Alarm!" is shown in the radio display when
an alarm message is sent. This function is
used to warm motorists of major accidents
and catastrophes, such as a bridge collapse
or an accident at a nuclear plant.
Current affairs
Programme type – PTY
The PTY function allows you to select
programmes that fit your taste. Use the PTY
function to select from among the different
programme types shown in the list.
Show PTY
Which PTY does the set station have?
– Select RADIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select PTY in the menu and press
ENTER.
– Select SHOW PTY and press ENTER.
The PTY of the selected station is now
shown in the display.
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Information
Sport
Education
Drama
Culture and Art
Science
Varied discussions
Pop music
Rock music
Easy listening
Light classic
Serious classic
Other music
Weather & Metro
Finance
Children’s progs
Social affairs
Religion
Phone In
Travel and holiday
Shown on the
display
CURRENT
AFFAIRS
INFORMATION
SPORT
EDUCATION
DRAMA
CULTURES
SCIENCE
VARIED SPEECH
POP MUSIC
ROCK MUSIC
EASY LISTENING
LIGHT CLASSIC
SERIOUS
CLASSIC
OTHER MUSIC
WEATHER
FINANCE
CHILDREN
SOCIAL AFFAIRS
RELIGION
PHONE IN
TRAVEL
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Programme type
Leisure and hobby
Jazz music
Country music
National music
Oldies music
Folk music
Documentary
Shown on the
display
LEISURE &
HOBBY
JAZZ MUSIC
COUNTRY MUSIC
NATIONAL
MUSIC
OLDIES MUSIC
FOLK MUSIC
DOCUMENTARY
Search for a specific programme
type – PTY
This function helps you find programmes with
a specific focus by searching the entire
frequency band.
– Select FM1 or FM2 and press the MENU
button.
– Select RADIO SETTINGS and press
ENTER.
– Select PTY and press ENTER.
– Choose SELECT PTY and press ENTER.
– Press ENTER for one or more of the listed
programme types you desire. The PTY
symbol in the display lights up when the
first selection is made and the radio
continues in standby for PTY.
– Once you have selected all desired types,
select EXIT/CLEAR to exit the PTY list.
– Select SEARCH PTY and press ENTER.
If the radio finds a station with the
selected programme type, it is played
through the speakers.
– If the radio finds a station that is
unsuitable, continue the search with the
and
buttons.
– If no stations with the selected
programme type are found, the radio
resumes its previous frequency. PTY then
remains in standby mode until the
selected programme type is aired, at
which time the radio automatically
switches to the station sending the
selected programme type.
– In order to deactivate PTY standby, enter
the menu and select CLEAR ALL PTY.
The symbol disappears from the display
and the radio resumes normal mode.
PTY standby
To continue with the radio in PTY standby,
repeat steps 1-6.
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News – NEWS STATION
Traffic information – TP STATION
Here, you set from which station traffic information is to be heeded.
Note that ))) must be shown in the display for
this to work.
– Listen to the station from which traffic
information is to be heeded.
– Select RADIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select TP and press ENTER.
– Select TP Station and press ENTER.
– Select SET CURRENT and press
ENTER.
NOTE! Now only traffic information from the
stored station will by played.
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Here, you set from which station news is to
be heeded.
– Select AF and press ENTER.
– To deactivate AF, select AF and press
ENTER.
Note that the set station in question must be
an RDS station for this to work.
Regional radio programme –
REG
– Listen to the station from which news is to
be heeded.
– Select RADIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select NEWS STATION and press
ENTER.
– Select SET CURRENT and press ENTER.
NOTE! Now only news from the stored
station will by played.
The REG function is usually deactivated. It
makes it possible to stay tuned to a regional
transmitter even if signals are weak.
Deactivate TP STATION/NEWS
STATION
– Select RADIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select TP/NEWS STATION and press
ENTER.
– Select RESET STATION and press
ENTER.
Automatic frequency updating –
AF
The AF function is usually active and makes
sure that the strongest available transmitter
for a radio station is used.
– Select RADIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select RADIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select Regional and press ENTER.
– REG is shown on the display.
– To deactivate REG, select REG again and
press ENTER.
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– Select LOCAL, DISTANT or OFF and
press ENTER.
Resetting RDS functions –
RESET ALL
This function restores all radio settings to the
original factory settings.
– Select RADIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select RESET ALL in the menu and press
ENTER.
– Press ENTER again to confirm your
selection.
EON – LOCAL/DISTANT
(Enhanced Other Networks)
Normally, the EON function is in DISTANT
mode and determines if it is necessary to
interrupt the radio station you are listening to
for traffic bulletins, news broadcasts or the
like from other channels (if these functions
are selected). The function has two levels:
LOCAL only interrupts if the signal is strong.
DISTANT will even interrupt with weaker
signals. No interruptions occur if OFF is
selected.
– Select RADIO SETTINGS in the menu
and press ENTER.
– Select EON and press ENTER.
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CD/MD (option)
1
2
3
4
Fast forward/reverse
3
1
2
Press and hold down
or
to search
within a track or the whole disc. The search
continues as long as the button is depressed.
If you have a keypad in the steering wheel,
you can also use the corresponding buttons.
Random – RANDOM
This function chooses a CD track in no
particular order (shuffle).
Starting the CD/MD player
– Start the CD player with the SELECTOR
knob (3) or by pressing the CD
button (1). Insert a disc in the CD
player (4).
– Start the MD player with the SELECTOR
knob (3). Insert a disc in the MD
player (2).
Changing tracks
Press
to skip to the next track or
to
skip to the previous track. The track number
is shown in the display. If you have a keypad
in the steering wheel, you can also use the
corresponding buttons.
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– Select RANDOM in the menu and press
ENTER.
– RND is shown on the display as long as
the function is activated.
– Select RANDOM OFF or press the EXIT
button to exit.
NOTE! Do not use CDs with that have disc
labels. The heat from the CD player could
cause the label to come loose from the disc.
The CD player could then be damaged.
Use only 12 cm CDs, no
smaller! If the quality of the
CD does not comply with
the requirements of
standard EN60908 or if it
has been recorded using
poor equipment, sound quality may be poor
or playback interrupted.
Scan
This function plays the first ten seconds of
each song or track.
– Select SCAN in the menu and press
ENTER.
– Press EXIT/CLEAR when you find a song
or track you wish to listen to.
Disc text (MD only)
Certain discs contain information on album
and song titles. This information is shown in
the display in text form if the function
DISCTEXT is activated.
– Select DISCTEXT in the menu and press
ENTER.
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– If information is stored on the disc, it is
shown in the display.
– To deactivate the function, select
DISCTEXT and press ENTER.
MD eject
If you press the button (1), the MD player
stops and ejects the disc.
CD eject
If you press the button (2), the CD player
stops and ejects the disc.
For reasons of traffic safety, the ejected CD
remains out no more than 12 seconds. The
CD player then pulls it back in. To reactivate
the CD player, press the CD button (3).
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CD changer (option)
1
3
2
Starting the CD changer
The CD changer can hold up to six discs.
– Choose CD mode using the SELECTOR
knob (2) or the CD button (1).
– Select an empty position using the
numbered buttons 1-6 (3). The display
shows which are empty.
– Insert a disc into the changer.
Make sure INSERT DISC is shown before
you insert a new disc.
Selecting discs
Select which disc is to be played using
numbered buttons 1-6 (3). The number of the
disc and track are shown in the display.
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Changing tracks
– RND or RND ALL is shown on the display
while the function is active.
– Press EXIT to exit.
Press
to select the next random track.
Press
to skip to the next track or
to
skip to the previous track. The track number
is shown in the display. If you have a keypad
in the steering wheel, you can also use the
corresponding buttons.
NOTE! You can only select the next random
track on the disc in question.
Fast forward/reverse
Disctext
Press and hold down
or
to search
within a track or the whole disc. The search
continues as long as the button is depressed.
If you have a keypad in the steering wheel,
you can also use the corresponding buttons.
Certain discs contain information on album
and song titles. This information is shown in
the display in text form if the function
DISCTEXT is activated.
Scan
This function plays the first ten seconds of
each song or track.
– Press the MENU button.
– Select SCAN and press ENTER.
– Press EXIT/CLEAR when you find a song
or track you wish to listen to.
Scan only works on the selected disc.
Random – RANDOM
This function chooses a CD track in no
particular order.
– Select RANDOM in the menu and press
ENTER.
– Select SINGLE DISC or ALL DISCS for
the player to randomly choose from one
or all discs in the CD changer.
– Press the MENU button.
– Select DISCTEXT in the menu and press
ENTER.
– If information is stored on the disc, it is
shown in the display instead of the
current track.
– To deactivate the function, select
DISCTEXT and press ENTER.
Eject All
A long press on the EJECT button (1) starts
EJECT ALL. This empties the entire magazine
disc by disc. The text EJECTING ALL is
shown in the display.
The function can only be activated when the
car is stationary and is interrupted if the car
begins to move.
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For reasons of traffic safety, the ejected disc
remains out for 12 seconds. If it is not taken
care of, the function is interrupted.
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NOTE! Do not use CDs with that have disc
labels. The heat from the CD player could
cause the label to come loose from the disc.
The CD player could then be damaged.
Use only 12 cm CDs, no smaller. If the quality
of the CD does not comply with the requirements of standard EN60908 or if it has been
recorded using poor equipment, sound
quality may be poor or playback interrupted.
CD eject
If you press the button (1) the CD player
stops and ejects the disc.
For reasons of traffic safety, you have
12 seconds to handle the ejected disc or it
will be re-fed into the CD player.
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Menu settings and options – Audio
Main menu/submenus
RADIO
1. AUTOSTORE1
1.1.
AST Mode
1.2.
AST Search
1.2.1.
AUTOSTORING
1
2. SCAN ON/OFF2
3. NEWS1 ON/ OFF2
4. TP1 ON/OFF2
5. RADIOTEXT1 ON/OFF2
6. RADIO SETTINGS
6.1.
PTY
6.1.1.
SELECT PTY
6.1.2.
SEARCH PTY1
6.1.3.
SHOW PTY ON/OFF2
6.2.
TP
6.2.1.
TP STATION SET
CURRENT/RESET STN
6.2.2.
TP SEARCH ON/OFF2
6.3.
NEWS STATION
6.3.1.
SET CURRENT/RESET STN
6.4.
AF1 ON2/OFF
6.5.
REGIONAL1 ON/OFF2
6.6.
EON
6.6.1.
OFF
1.
2.
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Programmable with MY KEY
Default
6.6.2.
LOCAL
6.6.3.
DISTANT2
6.7.
RESET All
7. AUDIO SETTINGS (certain models)
7.1.
Dolby AM/FM
7.1.1.
Pro Logic II
7.1.2.
3CH
7.1.3.
OFF2
7.2.
Dolby CD/MD
7.2.1.
Pro Logic II2
7.2.2.
3CH
7.2.3.
OFF
7.3.
SUBWOOFER1 ON2/OFF (option)
7.4.
EQUALIZER Fr (certain models)
7.5.
EQUALIZER RR (certain models)
7.6.
RESET ALL
CD
1. RANDOM1
2. SCAN1
3. NEWS1 ON/OFF2
4. TP1 ON/OFF2
5. AUDIO SETTINGS
5.1.
Dolby AM/FM
5.1.1.
Pro Logic II
5.1.2.
3 Channel
5.1.3.
Off2
5.2.
Dolby CD/MD
5.2.1.
Pro Logic II2
5.2.2.
3 Channel
5.2.3.
Off
5.3.
SUBWOOFER1 ON2/OFF (option)
5.4.
EQUALIZER Fr (option)
5.5.
EQUALIZER Rr (option)
5.6.
RESET ALL
CDX
1. RANDOM3
1.1.
Off4
1.2.
Single Disc
1.3.
All Discs
2. SCAN3
3. NEWS3 ON/OFF2
4. TP3 ON/OFF2
5. DISCTEXT3 ON/OFF2
6. AUDIO SETTINGS
6.1.
Dolby AM/FM
6.1.1.
Pro Logic II
6.1.2.
3 Channel
6.1.3.
Off2
6.2.
Dolby CD/MD
6.2.1.
Pro Logic II2
6.2.2.
3 Channel
3.
4.
Programmable with MY KEY
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Off SUBWOOFER3 ON2/
OFF (option)
6.2.4.
EQUALIZER Fr (certain
models)
6.3.
EQUALIZER Rr (certain models)
6.4.
Reset All
MD
6.2.3.
1. RANDOM1
2. SCAN1
3. NEWS1
4. TP1
5. DISC TEXT1 ON/OFF2
6. AUDIO SETTINGS
6.1.
SURROUND1
6.1.1.
Pro Logic II
6.1.2.
3 Channel
6.1.3.
Off2
6.2.
SUBWOOFER1 ON2/OFF (option)
6.3.
EQUALIZER FR (certain models)
6.4.
EQUALIZER RR (certain models)
6.5.
Reset All
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My own shortcut button –
MY KEY
The MY KEY button (1) can be used to store
your favourite menu functions, such as
SCAN, AUTOSTORE or TP.
– Use the menu selection buttons to scroll
among the functions.
– Select the function to be stored by
holding the MY KEY button depressed for
more than two seconds.
– When MY KEY STORED is shown in the
display, the function has been stored.
– Activate the function by briefly pressing
the MY KEY button.
– Repeat steps 1-4 to store a new function
for the button.
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Telephone (option)
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Telephone system components
General rules
1. Steering wheel keypad
• Put traffic safety first! If as the driver you
need to use the privacy handset, park the
car in a safe place first.
• Switch off the system when refuelling the
car.
• Switch off the system near blasting work.
• Let only authorised personnel service
your telephone system.
You can control the majority of telephone
functions using the steering wheel keypad.
When the telephone is active, the steering
wheel keypad can only be used for telephone
functions. When in active mode, telephone
information is always shown in the control
panel display.
2. Microphone
The handsfree microphone is integrated in
the ceiling panel.
3. Control panel
All telephone system functions, except call
volume, can be controlled from the control
panel keypad. The display shows menu
functions, messages, telephone numbers,
etc.
4. SIM card
The SIM card is inserted into the front of the
control panel.
Emergency calls
Emergency calls to alarm centres can be
made without a SIM card as long as there is
coverage by a GSM operator.
– Activate the telephone.
– Ring the emergency number that applies
to your region (within EU: 112).
– Press the ENTER button on the control
panel or steering wheel.
Loudspeaker
The telephone uses the speaker in the
driver’s door or the centre speaker of the
audio system (if there is one).
5. Privacy handset
The privacy handset can be used when you
do not wish to be disturbed.
6. Antenna
The antenna is mounted against the
windscreen in front of the rearview mirror.
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Telephone functions
1
2
3
4
5
2
6
7
1.
2.
3.
4.
ONO
8
4
9
6
Display
ENTER – accept a call, make a menu
selection or activate the telephone from
standby mode
On/Off/Standby
EXIT/CLEAR – terminate/refuse a call,
scroll back in the menu, cancel a
selection or erase entered digits/
characters
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
SIM card holder
Menu selection buttons
Number/character buttons and menu
shortcuts
Seek – scroll forward or back when
entering text and numbers
Increase/decrease call volume during a
call
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When the telephone is active or in standby
mode, a handset is shown in the display.
NOTE! With the Performance audio system
(standard level), it is not possible to listen to
the radio, CD, MD or receive traffic messages
during a telephone call.
If you switch off the car’s ignition with the
telephone system on, it will be on the next
time you switch on the ignition. No calls can
be received when the telephone system is
switched off.
Volume reduction during
telephone call
Switch, On/Off/Standby –
Telephone
To activate the system:
– Press the PHONE button (1) to activate
the telephone system.
To switch off the system:
– Hold the PHONE button depressed to
switch off the telephone system
Continuing with system in standby mode:
– The telephone will continue in standby
mode with a brief press of the PHONE
button or if you press EXIT/CLEAR.
– Reactivate the system with the PHONE
button.
If the telephone rings when the radio is
switched on, the volume is lowered when the
call is answered. When the call is concluded,
the volume returns to the previously set level.
Radio volume can also be adjusted during a
telephone call, whereby the newly selected
level will resume when the call is concluded.
Audio system volume can be switched off
completely during a telephone call. See
menu 5.5.3, see page 213.
This function only applies to the Volvo
integrated telephone system.
Standby mode
In standby mode, you can receive calls while
the audio system is active and information
from audio system sources is shown in the
display.
To use other functions of the telephone
system, the phone must be in active mode.
Menu shortcuts
Once you have used the menu button to
enter the menu system, you can use numbers
instead of the arrows and the ENTER button
to select the right menu in the main menu
level. Each menu selection is numbered. The
numbers are shown in the display together
with the menu alternative.
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Telephone functions
Traffic safety
Making and receiving calls
For reasons of safety, parts of the telephone
menu system cannot be accessed at speeds
in excess of 8 km/h. You may only complete
menu system activities that have already
been started.
To call:
– Dial the number and press ENTER on the
steering wheel or the control panel
keypad or lift the handset.
To receive an incoming call:
The speed limiter can be disconnected using
menu function 5.6.
– Press ENTER (or lift the handset). You
can also use Automatic Answer. See
menu function 4.3.
The car’s audio system can be muted
automatically while a telephone conversation
is in progress. See menu option 5.6.3.
Ending a call
SIM card
The telephone can only be used with a valid
SIM card (Subscriber Identity Module). Your
network operator supplies this card.
Always insert the SIM card when you wish to
use the telephone.
– Switch off the telephone.
– Open the SIM card holder with a short
press.
– Insert the card with the metallic surface
down.
– Make sure that the bevelled corner of the
SIM card matches the bevel of the holder.
– Press in the holder.
Contact your network operator if you
experience difficulties with the SIM card.
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Press EXIT/CLEAR on the steering wheel or
control panel keypad or hang up the handset.
The audio system resumes its previous
activity.
Refuse an incoming call by pressing
EXIT/CLEAR.
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A
its cradle. If the handset is already
removed from its cradle, the ringing party
will be audible in the handsfree system.
Press the MENU button, scroll to
Handset and press ENTER in order to
transfer to the handset.
Last number called
The telephone automatically stores the last
telephone numbers/names called.
Privacy handset
If you wish to speak without disruptions, use
the privacy handset. Lift the handset and
press (A).
– Select the desired telephone number
using the centre console keypad and lift
the handset to place the call. Adjust the
volume with the dial on the side of the
handset.
– The call is ended when you replace the
handset in its holder.
– If you wish to switch to a handsfree unit
without ending the call: press
on the
steering wheel keypad (or control panel
menu buttons) and select Handsfree.
Press ENTER and replace the handset in
– Press ENTER in the steering wheel or
control panel keypad.
– Use the menu buttons to scroll forward or
back through the last numbers dialled.
They are shown in the display.
– Press ENTER.
Speed dial
Storing speed dial numbers
A number stored in the phone book can be
linked to a speed dial button (1-9) as follows:
– Select Phone book on the menu and
press ENTER.
– Scroll to Speed dial, Menu 3.3, and press
ENTER.
– Select which number is to be the speed
dial number. Press ENTER to confirm.
– Search for the desired name or phone
number in the phone book. Press ENTER
to select.
Using speed dial
To make a call, press and hold the desired
speed dial button for two seconds or press
the button briefly and then press ENTER.
NOTE! Once you switch on the telephone,
wait a moment before using speed dial. If you
wish to use a speed dial number, Menu 3.3.1
must be activated.
Call waiting
If you hear two beeps in your speaker during
a phone call, someone else is calling. This
function can be selected or deselected in the
menu.
In this mode, you can choose to either take
the call or refuse it. If you do not wish to take
the call, press EXIT/CLEAR or do nothing.
If you do wish to take the call, press ENTER.
Your current call will be put in "park mode". If
you press EXIT/CLEAR, both calls will be
terminated.
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Telephone functions
Functions during a call
The following functions are available during a
call (scroll with the arrows and press ENTER
to make a selection):
Secret mode/
Secret mode
off
Hold/Resume
Handset/
Handsfree
Phone book
Secret mode
Choose if the call is to
be parked or resumed.
Use the handset or
handsfree
Show phone book
The following functions are available when
you have a current call and a parked call
(scroll with the arrows and press ENTER to
make a selection):
Secret mode/
Secret mode
off
Handset/
Handsfree
Phone book
Three-way
calling
Switch
Secret mode
Use the handset or
handsfree
Show phone book
Speak with both
parties simultaneously
(conference call)
Switch between the
two calls
1
Call volume
Increase or decrease call volume by pressing
the + or – button (1) of the steering wheel
keypad during a call.
When the telephone is activated, the steering
wheel keypad only controls the telephone
functions.
The telephone must be in standby mode in
order to adjust the audio system with these
buttons, see page 213.
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Phone book
Telephone numbers and names can be
stored in either the telephone memory or the
SIM card memory.
If the number of the person calling is found in
the phone book, his or her name is shown in
the display.
The telephone memory can store up to 255
names.
Storing telephone numbers with
names
– Press the MENU button, select Phone
book and press ENTER.
– Scroll to Enter item and press ENTER.
– Enter a name and press ENTER.
– Enter a number and press ENTER.
– Choose in which memory to save and
press ENTER.
Enter a name (or message)
Press the button with the desired character:
once for the first character, twice for the
second, etc. Press 1 to enter a space.
space 1- ? ! , . : " ' ( )
jkl5
mno6ñöòóØ
pqrs7ß
tuv8üùúû
wxyz9
if you enter two letters in a row
from the same button, press *
between them or wait a few
seconds
[email protected]*#&$£/%
switch between upper and
lower case
delete the last letter or number
entered. If you press for a long
time, the enter number or text is
deleted.
Quitting text input:
– Clear all entered characters with a long
press on the EXIT/CLEAR button.
– Return to the menu with an additional
long press on the EXIT/CLEAR button.
1
Calling from the memory
– Press the MENU button’s down arrow (1)
or
in the steering wheel to search in
the phone book.
– Choose from the following alternatives:
• Press ENTER and scroll with the arrows
until you find the desired name.
• Press the key for the first letter of the
name (or enter the entire name) and press
ENTER.
– Press ENTER to call the selected number.
abc2äåàáâæç
def3èéëê
ghi4ìíîï
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Telephone functions
Specifications
Output
SIM card
Memory entries
SMS
(Short Message
Service)
Data/Fax
Dualband
Double SIM cards
Many network operators offer double SIM
cards - one for your car and one for another
telephone. A double SIM card allows you to
have the same number for two different
telephones. Ask your network operator about
the offers available and the use of double SIM
cards.
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2W
small, 3V
2551
Yes
No
Yes (900/
1800)
1. The telephone memory contains 255
positions. The number of SIM card
memory positions varies depending on
your subscription.
IMEI number
In order to block the telephone, you must
provide your network operator with the
telephone’s IMEI number which is a 15-digit
serial number that is programmed in the
phone. To display this number, press *#06#.
Make a note of this number and keep it in a
safe place.
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Menu settings and options – Telephone
1. Call log - CALL
1.1.
Missed calls
1.2.
Received calls
1.3.
Outgoing calls
1.4.
Erase list
1.4.1.
All calls
1.4.2.
Missed calls
1.4.3.
Received calls
1.4.4.
Outgoing calls
1.5.
Call duration
1.5.1.
Last call
1.5.2.
Number of calls
1.5.3.
Total time
1.5.4.
Reset time
2. Messages
2.1.
Read
2.2.
New
2.3.
Message settings
2.3.1.
SMSC number
2.3.2.
Validity period
2.3.3.
Message type
3. Phone book
3.1.
Enter item
3.2.
Search
3.3.
Copy all
3.3.1.
SIM to telephone
3.3.2.
Telephone to SIM
3.4.
Speed dial
3.4.1.
Active
3.4.2.
Select number
3.5.
Empty SIM
3.6.
Empty telephone
3.7.
Memory status
4. Call options.
4.1.
Transmit number
4.2.
Call waiting
4.3.
Automatic answer
4.4.
Call back
4.5.
Call divert
4.5.1.
All calls
4.5.2.
When busy
4.5.3.
When not answered
4.5.4.
If unreachable
4.5.5.
Fax calls
4.5.6.
Data calls
4.5.7.
Cancel all diverts
5. Tel. settings
5.1.
Network selection
5.1.1.
Automatic
5.1.2.
Manual
5.2.
Language
5.2.1.
Dansk
5.2.2.
Deutsch
5.2.3.
English UK
5.2.4.
English US
5.2.5.
Español
5.2.6.
Français CAN
5.2.7.
Français FR
5.2.8.
Italiano
5.2.9.
Nederlands
5.2.10. Portuguës BR
5.2.11. Portuguës P
5.2.12. Suomi
5.2.13. Svenska
5.3.
SIM security
5.3.1.
On
5.3.2.
Off
5.3.3.
Automatic
5.4.
Change codes
5.4.1.
PIN code
5.4.2.
Telephone code
5.5.
Volume
5.5.1.
Ringer volume
5.5.2.
Ringer tone
5.5.3.
Mute radio
5.5.4.
Message beep
5.6.
Traffic safety
5.7.
Factory settings
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Menu settings and options – Telephone
1. Call log
1.1. Missed calls
A list of missed calls is shown here. You can
choose to call, erase or store the number in
the phone book.
1.2. Received calls
A list of received calls is shown here. You can
choose to call, erase or store the number in
the phone book.
1.3. Outgoing calls
A list of dialled numbers is shown here. You
can choose to call, erase or store the number
in the phone book.
1.4. Erase list
This option can be used to erase the list of
menus 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 as follows.
1.4.1.
All
1.4.2.
Missed
1.4.3.
Received
1.4.4.
Outgoing
1.5. Call duration
Here you can see the duration of all your calls
or the most recent. You can also see the
number of calls and clear the call timer.
1.5.1.
1.5.2.
1.5.3.
1.5.4.
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Last call
Number of calls
Total time
Reset time.
Resetting the call timer requires the
telephone code (see Menu 5.5).
2. Messages
2.1. Read
Here you can read received text messages.
You can then choose to erase the message,
forward it, change or save the entire message
or parts of it.
2.2. New
You can write a text message using the
keypad. Then choose to save or send it.
2.3. Message settings
Enter the number (SMSC number) of the
message centre to which you want your
messages transferred as well as how long
they are to be saved at the message centre.
2.3.1.
SMSC number
2.3.2.
Validity period
2.3.3.
Message type
Contact your service provider for information
on these settings and for an SMSC number.
Normally, these settings should not be
altered.
3. Phone book
3.1. Enter item
You can store names and telephone numbers
in the phone book. See the section on phone
book functions for more information.
3.2. Search
3.3. Copy all
Copy telephone numbers and names from
the SIM card to the telephone memory.
3.3.1.
From SIM to telephone memory
3.3.2.
From telephone to SIM memory
3.4. Speed dial
A number stored in the telephone book can
be stored as a speed dial number.
3.5. Empty SIM
The entire memory of the SIM card can be
erased.
3.6. Empty telephone
The entire memory of the phone can be
erased.
3.7. Memory status
See how many places in the SIM card or
telephone memory are occupied by names
and numbers.
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4. Call options
4.1. Transmit number
Choose whether or not your own number
should be displayed to the person you call.
Contact your network operator regarding exdirectory numbers.
4.2. Call waiting
Choose whether or not you want to be
alerted during a phone call that there is
another call coming in.
4.3. Automatic answer
Choose to automatically accept incoming
calls.
4.4. Call back
Choose to call a previously dialled number
that was busy.
4.5. Call divert service
Choose when and what type of calls are to be
diverted to a specified telephone number.
4.5.1.
4.5.2.
4.5.3.
4.5.4.
4.5.5.
4.5.6.
4.5.7.
All calls (this setting only applies
during the call in progress).
When busy
When not answered
If unreachable
Fax calls
Data calls
Cancel all diverts
5. Telephone settings
5.1. Network selection
Choose a network automatically or manually.
The selected operator is shown in the display
in the telephone’s basic mode.
5.1.1.
Auto
5.1.2.
Manual
5.2. Language
Here you can choose which language the
telephone is to display.
5.2.1.
Dansk
5.2.2.
Deutsch
5.2.3.
English UK
5.2.4.
English US
5.2.5.
Español
5.2.6.
Français CAN
5.2.7.
Français FR
5.2.8.
Italiano
5.2.9.
Nederlands
5.2.10. Português BR
5.2.11. Português P
5.2.12. Suomi
5.2.13. Svenska
5.3. SIM security
Select if the PIN code should be on, off or if
the telephone should automatically give the
PIN code.
5.3.1.
5.3.2.
5.3.3.
On
Off
Automatic
5.4. Change codes
Change the PIN code or telephone code.
5.4.1.
5.4.2.
PIN code
Telephone code (use 1234 until
you change to your own code). The
telephone code is used to reset the
call timer.
NOTE! Make a note of your code as save it in
a safe place.
5.5. Volume
5.5.1.
Ringer volume: Here you can
choose the volume of the ringer for
incoming calls.
5.5.2.
Ringer tone: There are eight
different ringer tones to choose
from.
5.5.3.
Mute radio: On/Off
5.5.4.
Speed volume: Choose whether
the volume should be adjusted
according to speed.
5.5.5.
Message beep
5.6. Traffic safety
Here you can choose to disengage the speed
limiter, i.e. have access to the entire menu
system even while driving.
5.7. Factory settings
Function to return to the system’s factory
settings.
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Technical data
Type designation
Dimensions and weights
Engine specifications
Capacities
Fuel
Catalytic converter
Electrical system
224
225
226
227
230
231
232
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Technical data
Type designation
Whenever contacting your Volvo dealer and
when ordering spare parts and accessories
for your car, it makes things easier if you
know your car’s type designation, vehicle
identification number and engine number.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
1.
OOQ
Certain engine variants.
VIN
Stamped in the engine compartment
underneath the windscreen.
Type designation, vehicle identification number, maximum permissible
weights, codes for colour and upholstery and type approval number.
Plate on the wing liner behind the lefthand headlamp.
Engine type designation, component
and serial number
On the right-hand side of the engine
Gearbox type designation and serial
number
a: Automatic gearbox GM: on the rear
b: Automatic gearbox AW: on the
upper side
c: Manual gearbox: on the upper side
d: Automatic gearbox: on the top
Engine oil decal1
The decal specifies oil grade, viscosity
and volume.
Technical data
Dimensions and weights
Dimensions
Trailer with brakes:
Length: 480 cm
Maximum trailer
weight
Width: 190 cm
Height : 178
0-1200 kg
2250 kg
Wheelbase: 286 cm
Maximum
towball load
50 kg
90 kg
Front track: 163 cm
Rear track: 162 cm
Weights
The kerb weight includes the driver, the fuel
tank 90 % full and all fluids. The weight of
passengers and accessories, such as a
towbar, towball load (when a trailer is
hitched, see table), load carriers, and roof box
etc. influence the payload and must not be
included in the kerb weight. Permitted weight
(in addition to driver) = Gross vehicle
weight–Kerb weight.
For the location of the label, see page 224.
1. Max. total weight
2. Max. train weight (car+trailer)
3. Max. front axle load
4. Max. rear axle load
Maximum load: See registration document.
Maximum roof load: 100 kg
Trailer without brakes
Maximum trailer weight 750 kg
WARNING!
The car’s driving characteristics change
depending on how heavily it is loaded
and how the load is distributed.
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Technical data
Engine specifications
Specification
Output (kW/rps)
(hp/rpm)
Torque (Nm/rps)
(kpm/rpm)
No. of cylinders
Bore (mm)
Stroke (mm)
Swept volume (dm3 or
litres)
Compression ratio
Spark plugs:
Electrode gap (mm)
Tightening torque (Nm)
Engine designation
2.5T
B5254T2
T6
B6294T
V8 AWD
B8444S
D5 AWD
D5244T
154/83
210/5000
320/25-75
32.6/15004500
5
83
93.2
2.521
200/85
272/5100
380/30-83
38.8/18005000
6
83
90
2.922
232/98
315/5850
440/65
44.9/3900
8
94
79.5
4.414
120/67
163/4000
340/29-50
34.7/17503000
5
81
93.2
2.401
9.0:1
8.5:1
10.4:1
18.0:1
0.7
30
0.7
30
1.1
30
-
Engine type designation, component and
serial number can be read on the engine, see
page 224.
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Technical data
Capacities
Engine oil
If there is an engine oil decal on the bonnet,
the volume and grade specifications in this
table apply. See location on page 224.
Engine variant
Volume between
MIN – MAX
Volume1
litres
Recommended oil grade
2.5T
B5254T2
0-1.2 litres
5.5
ACEA A5/B5
V8 AWD
B8444S
0-1.2 litres
6.7
ACEA A5/B5
Viscosity2
SAE 0W–30
1. Including filter change.
2. The oil grade requirement must be fulfilled even if a different viscosity is chosen according to the diagram.
Engine oil decal
The engine oil decal specifies:
1.
2.
oil grade
viscosity
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Technical data
Capacities
The oil grade, viscosity and volume specified
in this table is to be followed if the car has an
engine oil decal on the bonnet; see page 224
for location.
Engine variant
Volume1
litres
Volume between
MIN – MAX
2.5T
B5254T2
0-1.2 litres
5.8
T6
B6294T
0-1.5 litres
6.6
D5 AWD
D5244T
0-2.0 litres
6.5
Recommended oil grade
ACEA A1/B1
SAE 5W-30
ACEA A3/B3/B4
SAE 0W-30
1. Including filter change.
2. The oil grade requirement must be fulfilled even if a different viscosity is chosen according to the diagram.
Extreme driving conditions
Check the oil more often in extreme driving
conditions such as alpine driving with a great
deal of engine braking or motorway driving at
high speed. These conditions may cause
abnormally high oil temperatures and oil
consumption.
Petrol engines: For extreme conditions,
choose a fully synthetic engine oil to provide
extra protection.
Volvo recommends Castrol® oil products.
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Viscosity2
Important!
Always use oil of the recommended
grade and correct viscosity.
Never use oil additives. These can
damage the engine.
If the system is topped up with a different
oil, contact the nearest authorised Volvo
workshop for servicing.
Technical data
Other fluids and lubricants
Fluid
Gearbox oil
Coolant
Engine variant/number of
components
Manual 6-speed (M66)
Automatic gearbox (AW55-51)
Automatic gearbox (GM4T65)
Automatic gearbox (TF-80SC)
Petrol engine 2.5T
Petrol engine T6
Petrol engine V8
Diesel engine D5
Air conditioning
with AC in rear passenger compartment
Brake fluid
Power steering
Washer fluid
System
of which reservoir
Volume
2.0 litres
7.2 litres
12.7 litres
7.0 litres
9.0 litres
10.5 litres
10.2 litres
12.5 litres
1000 gr.
1300 gr
0.6 litres
1.0 litre
0.2 litres
6.5 litres
Recommended oil grade
Transmission fluid MTF 97309
Transmission fluid JWS 3309
Transmission fluid Dexron III G
Transmission fluid JWS 3309
Coolant with corrosion inhibitor mixed with
water, see packaging. The thermostat starts
opening at: 90 ºC in petrol engines and at
82 ºC in diesel engines.
Oil: PAG
Refrigerant R134a (HFC134a)
DOT 4+
Power steering fluid: WSS M2C204-A or
equivalent product with same specifications.
Use a washer antifreeze recommended by
Volvo mixed with water at temperatures
below freezing.
Important!
The recommended transmission fluid must be used to prevent damage to the gearbox. Do not mix with any other transmission fluid. If the
transmission is topped up with a different fluid, contact an authorised Volvo workshop for servicing.
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Technical data
Fuel
Consumption, emissions
Engine
2.5T
B5254T2
Consumption
litre/100 km
Gearbox
Manual 6-speed (M66)
11.1(11,2)1
Automatic gearbox (AW 55-51)
1
Emissions of CO2
(g/km)
266(269)1
B6294T
B8444S
Automatic gearbox (GM4T65)
Automatic gearbox (TF-80SC)
11.7(11,8)
12.7
280(282 )
304
13.3(13,5)1
317(322)1
D5 AWD
D5244T
Manual 6-speed (M66)
Automatic gearbox (AW 55-51)
8.2
9.0
216
239
Applies to cars seating 7.
Fuel consumption and
emissions of carbon dioxide
Official fuel consumption figures are based
on a standard driving cycle in accordance
with EU Directive 80/1268 comb. Fuel
consumption figures may change if the car is
equipped with extra equipment that affects
the car’s weight. The manner in which the car
is driven and other non-technical factors can
affect fuel consumption. Consumption is
higher and power output lower for fuel with
an octane rating of 91 RON.
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Petrol
Most engines can be run with octane ratings
of 91, 95 and 98 RON.
• 91 RON must not be used in 4 cylinder
engines.
• 95 RON can be used for normal driving.
• 98 RON is recommended for optimum
performance and minimum fuel
consumption.
When driving in temperatures above +38 ºC,
it is recommended to use fuel with the
highest possible octane rating for optimum
performance and fuel economy.
Petrol:
Standard EN 228
Diesel:
Standard EN 590
80
1
T6
V8 AWD
1.
Tank
volume
litres
80
80
68
Technical data
Catalytic converter
Lambda-sondTM oxygen sensor
The Lambda-sond is part of a control system
intended to reduce emissions and improve
fuel economy.
Catalytic converter
An oxygen sensor monitors the oxygen
content of the exhaust gases leaving the
engine. This value is fed into an electronic
system that continuously controls the
injectors. The ratio of air to fuel is continuously adjusted. These adjustments create
optimal conditions for efficient combustion,
and together with the three-way catalytic
converter reduce harmful emissions (hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide and nitrous
oxides).
The purpose of the catalytic converter is to
purify exhaust gases. It is located in the flow
of exhaust gasses close to the engine so that
it quickly reaches operating temperature.
The catalytic converter consists of a monolith
(ceramic or metal) with channels. The
channel walls are lined with a thin layer of
platinum, rhodium and palladium. These
metals act as catalysts, i.e. they participate in
and accelerate a chemical reaction without
being used up themselves.
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Technical data
Electrical system
General
12 V system with a voltage-regulated alternator. Single pole system in which the
chassis and engine block are used as
conductors. The negative terminal is
connected to the chassis.
Battery
Performance
Voltage
Cold start capacity (CCA)
Reserve capacity (RC)
Engine
2.5T
12 V
T6
12 V
V8 AWD
12 V
600 A1
120 min
600 A1
120 min
600 A1
120 min
D5 AWD
12 V
800 A
170 min
1. Cars with a parking heater have an 800 A battery.
If the battery is changed, replace it with a
battery of the same cold start capacity and
reserve capacity as the original (see the decal
on the battery).
Alternator
Performance
Max. current (A)
OPO
Engine
2.5T
140
T6
160
V8 AWD
180
D5 AWD
140
Technical data
Starter motor
Performance
Output (kW)
Engine
2.5T
1.4
T6
1.7
V8 AWD
2.0
D5 AWD
2.2
Bulbs
Lighting
1. Main beam/dipped beam
2. Bi-Xenon
3. Front fog lamps
4. Front position lamps, front parking lamps, front
side marker lamps, number plate lighting, rear
courtesy lighting
5. Front direction indicators, rear fog lamp
6. Side direction indicators
7. Brake lamp, reversing lamp
8. Rear direction indicators
9. Rear position lamps,
10. Vanity mirror
11. Front courtesy lighting, cargo compartment
lighting
Glovebox lighting
Output W
Socket
55
35
55
5
H7
D2R
H1
W 2.1 x 9.5d
21
5
21
21
4
1.2
5
BAY9s
W 2.1 x 9.5d
BAY15d
BA15s
BAZ15s
SV5.5
SV8.5
3
BA9
OPP
Technical data
OPQ
A
A/C ............................................................ 64, 65
ABS ...................................................................40
Adaptive system .......................................... 108
Additional heater ............................................70
Air conditioning, rear of passenger
compartment ...................................................44
Air distribution, A/C .......................................65
Air distribution, ECC .....................................67
Air quality system, ECC ................................66
Airbag, passenger side .................................15
Airbags and inflatable curtains,
inspection ........................................................28
Alarm .............................................................. 200
Alarm LED ..................................................... 100
Alternator ...................................................... 232
Audio settings .............................................. 193
Audio system functions ............................. 192
Auto, ECC ........................................................67
Automatic gearbox ...................................... 108
Automatic locking ...........................................95
Auxiliary lamps ................................................45
Average fuel consumption ...........................51
B
Battery ..............................119, 161, 169, 232
Battery, overloading .................................... 103
Bird droppings ............................................. 154
Blind spot (BLIS) ......................................... 133
BLIS ........................................................45, 133
Bonnet ............................................................162
Bonnet, opening ............................................ 53
Booster cushion, integrated ........................ 33
Brake fluid .....................................................166
Brake system .................................................. 40
Bulbs ..............................................................172
C
Call volume ....................................................216
Car care .........................................................153
Carbon dioxide .............................................230
Cargo area ....................................................179
Cargo compartment, extension .................. 84
Cargo cover .................................................... 88
Catalytic converter ......................................231
CD changer ..................................................206
CD/MD ...........................................................204
Changing tracks, CD/MD ..........................204
Child safety equipment ................................ 29
Child safety locks ................................... 44, 98
Child seat, fitting ............................................ 35
Child seats and airbags ............................... 29
Children in the car, placement .................... 31
Cigarette lighter socket ................................ 45
Cleaning seatbelts .......................................154
Cleaning the upholstery .............................154
Cleaning, Car washing ...............................154
Climate control ............................................... 62
Clock ................................................................ 38
Clutch fluid ....................................................166
Cold start ...................................................... 108
Collision sensors ............................................23
Colour code ................................................. 156
Combined instrument panel ........................38
Condensation ............................................... 163
Control panels, audio ................................. 187
Coolant .......................................................... 165
Courtesy lighting ......................................... 178
Cruise control .................................................52
D
Deadlocks ................................................ 45, 96
Detectors .........................................................45
Dimensions ................................................... 225
Dipped beam ........................................47, 174
Direction indicators .............................. 38, 175
Disctext .......................................................... 204
Display ..............................................................42
Door mirrors, heated .....................................50
Door mirrors, retractable ..............................45
Driver’s door control panel ..........................10
DSTC ...............................................41, 44, 114
E
ECC ..................................................................66
Economical driving ...................................... 102
Ejecting a CD ............................................... 206
Electric child safety locks .............................98
Electric socket ................................................53
Electrical system ......................................... 232
OPR
Emergency puncture repair ...................... 147
Emissions ...................................................... 230
Emissions system ...........................................40
Engine compartment .................................. 162
Engine oil ............................................ 164, 227
Engine oil decal ................................. 224, 227
Engine specifications ................................. 226
Environmental philosophy .............................. 3
EON ............................................................... 203
Equalizer ........................................................ 195
Expectant mothers .........................................13
F
Fan .....................................................................65
Fan, ECC .........................................................68
Fast forward/reverse .................................. 204
Floor mats ........................................................78
Fluids .............................................................. 229
Fog lamps ..............................................46, 175
Frequency updating, automatic ............... 202
Front lamp ..................................................... 173
Front seats, heated ........................................50
Fuel consumption ........................................ 230
Fuel consumption, current ...........................51
Fuel filler flap ................................................ 104
Fuel gauge .......................................................38
Fuel system ................................................... 163
Fuel, refuelling .............................................. 104
Functions during a call ............................... 216
Fuses ............................................................. 180
OPS
G
Gear positions, six-speed ..........................107
Gear selector inhibitor ................................109
Gear selector, manual positions ..............110
Glovebox .................................................. 78, 96
Gross vehicle weight ..................................225
H
Handbrake ....................................................... 53
Hazard warning flashers .............................. 50
Head restraints, rear ..................................... 83
Headlamp levelling ........................................ 46
Headlamp pattern ........................................130
Headlamp washer ......................................... 48
Headlamps ...................................................... 46
Headphones socket ....................................189
Heated door mirrors ............................... 50, 65
Heated front seats ......................................... 65
Heated rear window .............................. 50, 65
Home safe lighting ........................................ 47
I
Ignition key ....................................................105
IMEI number ..................................................218
Immobiliser ............................................ 92, 105
"Important!" texts ..............................................2
Indicator and warning symbols ............ 38, 39
Indicator symbols ........................................... 39
Inflatable curtains ........................................... 23
Information display .........................................42
Infotainment system .................................... 186
Instrument lighting .........................................46
Instrument overview, left-hand drive ............ 6
Instrument overview, right-hand drive .......... 8
Integrated booster cushion ..........................33
Interior ...............................................................71
Interior lighting ................................................75
Intermittent wiping .........................................48
ISOFIX fixture system ....................................33
K
Kerb weight .................................................. 225
Key ............................................................. 92, 93
Kick-down ..................................................... 108
L
Lambda-sond ............................................... 231
Lighting .......................................................... 172
Lighting panel .................................................46
Loading the cargo compartment ................85
Locking .............................................................95
Lock-up function .......................................... 108
Lowering the backrest, front ........................72
Lowering, rear seats ......................................82
Lubricants ..................................................... 229
M
Main beam ......................................38, 47, 174
Main beam "flash" ..........................................47
Menu settings and options, audio ........... 208
Menus ............................................................ 188
Message, display ............................................42
Misting ..............................................................62
MY KEY ......................................................... 209
N
News, setting ............................................... 198
"Note" texts ....................................................... 2
Number plate lighting ................................. 178
O
Odometer .........................................................38
Oil filter .......................................................... 164
Oil grade ....................................................... 227
Oil pressure .....................................................40
Outside temperature gauge ........................38
Oxyhydrogen gas ........................................ 170
P
PACOS ............................................................18
Paint ............................................................... 156
Paint, colour code ....................................... 156
Paintwork, touching up .............................. 156
Panel vents ......................................................63
Parking ........................................................... 115
Parking assistance ........................................ 45
Parking brake .................................................. 53
Parking heater, battery and fuel ................. 70
Parking heater, parking ................................ 69
Parking lamps ...............................................174
Petrol grade ..................................................230
Phone book ...................................................217
PI seek ...........................................................198
Pinch protection ............................................. 60
Polishing and waxing ..................................155
Position lamps ...................................... 46, 174
Power steering fluid ....................................167
Power windows ............................................. 55
Privacy handset ............................................215
PTY - programme type ...............................200
PTY, search ...................................................201
R
Radio text ......................................................199
Rain sensor ..................................................... 48
Random ...............................................204, 206
Range to empty fuel tank ............................. 51
RDS ................................................................198
RDS, resetting ..............................................203
Rear fog lamp ....................................... 46, 178
Rear lamp cluster .........................................176
Rear window washer and wiper ................. 49
Rearview and door mirrors .......................... 57
Recirculation ................................................... 64
Recovery ........................................................117
Refrigerant .......................................................62
Regional radio programmes ..................... 202
Relay/fuse box ............................................. 181
Remote control ..................................... 92, 190
Remote control functions .............................93
Remote control, battery replacement ........94
Resistance point position .............................47
RME ............................................................... 163
Rustproofing, touching up ........................ 157
S
Safety ................................................................11
Safety grille ......................................................87
Safety net .........................................................86
Safety systems, automatic gearbox ........ 108
Scan, CD/MD .............................................. 204
Scanning ....................................................... 198
Seat, power seat ............................................73
Seat, seating position ...................................72
Seatbelt reminder ..........................................13
Seatbelt tensioner ..........................................14
Seatbelts ..........................................................12
Service programme .................................... 160
Shortcuts, telephone .................................. 213
Side airbags ....................................................20
Side direction indicators ........................... 175
Side indicator lamp ..................................... 175
Side lamps .................................................... 174
SIM card ........................................................ 214
SIM cards, double ....................................... 218
OPT
Sliding seat ......................................................82
Slippery driving conditions ........................ 102
Spare wheel ................................................. 144
Speed dial ..................................................... 215
Speedometer ..................................................38
Spots ............................................................. 154
SRS system .....................................................17
SRS, switch .....................................................19
Stability system ............................................ 114
Standby mode ............................................. 213
Start assistance ........................................... 119
Starter motor ................................................ 233
STC ................................................................ 114
Steering lock ................................................ 105
Steering wheel adjustment ..........................54
Steering wheel keypad .............................. 188
Storage spaces in the passenger
compartment ...................................................77
Storing stations ................................. 196, 197
Subwoofer .................................................... 194
Sunroof .............................................................59
Sunscreen ........................................................60
Surround ....................................................... 194
Switch, telephone ....................................... 213
Switches in the centre console ..................44
Symbols ............................................................39
T
Tachometer ......................................................38
Tailgate, opening ............................................54
OPU
Tank volume ..................................................230
Telephone functions ...................................212
Telephone system .......................................210
Temperature gauge ....................................... 38
Temporary spare ..........................................139
Timer ................................................................. 64
Towbar ...........................................................122
Towing ...........................................................117
Towing eye ....................................................118
TP, traffic information ..................................199
Traction control ............................................114
Trailer ..............................................................120
Trailer weight ................................................225
Trip computer ................................................. 51
Trip odometer ................................................. 38
Tuning ............................................................196
Type designation .........................................224
Tyre pressures, recommended .................141
Tyres, designation of dimensions ............138
Tyres, driving characteristics ....................138
Tyres, speed ratings ....................................138
Tyres, tread wear indicators ......................139
U
Unlocking ......................................................... 95
V
Vanity mirror ..................................................179
Vehicle data ..................................................160
Viscosity .........................................................227
Volume control ............................................. 192
Volume control, programme types .......... 192
Volume reduction, telephone call ............ 213
Volvo cars and the environment ................... 3
W
Wading .......................................................... 102
Warning symbols ...........................................39
"Warning!" texts ............................................... 2
Warning triangle .......................................... 143
Washer fluid ................................................. 165
Washing the car .......................................... 154
Waxing and polishing ................................. 155
Weights ......................................................... 225
Wheels and tyres ........................................ 137
Wheels, direction of rotation .................... 142
Wheels, fitting .............................................. 146
Wheels, removal .......................................... 145
Whiplash injury ...............................................24
WHIPS .............................................................24
Windscreen washer ......................................48
Windscreen wipers .......................................48
Winter tyres .................................................. 139
Wiper blades ............................................... 168
2005
VOLVO
XC90
TP 7574 (English). AT 0446. Printed in Sweden, Elanders Infologistics Väst AB, Mölnlycke 2004
OWNER'S MANUAL VOLVO XC90
TP 7574
2005
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