Volvo 2011 Late, 2012, V50 Quick start guide

Volvo 2011 Late, 2012, V50 Quick start guide
VOLVO V50
Quick Guide
WEB EDITION
WELCOME TO YOUR NEW VOLVO!
Getting to know your new car is an exciting experience.
Look through this Quick Guide in order to quickly and easily learn some of the
most common functions.
All warning texts, and other important and detailed information, are only
available in the owner's manual – this folder only contains a small selection.
In addition, the owner's manual contains the latest and most current
information
Options are marked with an asterisk (*).
There is further information concerning your car at www.volvocars.com
REMOTE CONTROL KEY
Locks doors and tailgate and arms the
alarm*.
Unlocks the doorsA and tailgate, and
disarms the alarm.
Unlocks the tailgate – it does not open.
Approach lighting. Switches on the
lamps in the side mirrors*, the direction
indicators and parking lamps, at the
number plate, passenger compartment
and floor.
Panic function. Held depressed for
approx. 3 seconds in an emergency in
order to trigger the alarm.
KEY BLADE
Used to lock/unlock the glovebox or the driver's
door, e.g. if the car is without electrical power.
COLD START
NOTE
After a cold start the idling speed is high
irrespective of the outside temperature.
A period of raised idling speed is part of
Volvo's efficient emissions system.
DIRECTION INDICATORS
A
B
Short sequence – 3 flashes.
Continuous flashing sequence.
A
Automatic relocking takes place if a door/tailgate is
not opened within 2 minutes after unlocking.
AUTOSTART *
– Depress the clutch and/or brake and turn
the remote control key/ignition dial to the end
position III and release it directly – the engine
starts automatically.
Diesel engines must always be preheated in
key positionII before they are started.
ADJUSTING THE STEERING WHEEL
WARNING
Adjust the steering wheel before setting off
– never while driving.
LIGHT SWITCHES
Manual headlamp levelling (automatic
for Xenon lights*).
Automatic dipped beam. Main beam
flash works but not the fixed main
beam.
Parking lamps
Dipped beam. Switches off when the
engine is switched off. Main beam can
be activated.
Active Bi-Xenon lights*, the headlamp
pattern follows the movement of the
steering wheel.
Display and instrument lighting.
Front fog lamps
Open the hatch for the fuel filler cap.
Fog lamp (rear, only driver's side).
A
Main beam flash
B
Main/dipped beam switching and Home
safe lighting.
CONTROL PANEL DRIVER'S DOOR
L R
Setting the door mirrors
– Select L (left) or R (right), adjust with
the lever.
Retracting/extending the door mirrors* – Press L and R simultaneously.
1
Manual windows.
2
Automatic windows.
Child safety locks*. Windows and rear
doors cannot be opened from the rear
seat.
BLIS* – BLIND SPOT INFORMATION SYSTEM
If the BLIS indicator lamp illuminates despite
there being no vehicle within the blind spot, the
cause could be for example, reflection from
shiny wet road surface, own shadow on light
road surface or low sun in the camera.
In the event of a direct fault in the system the
display shows the text BLIS SERVICE
REQUIRED.
AUDIO SYSTEM
RADIO
6 Turn to select the station.
8 Searches for the next strong station.
10 Search for station using Left/Right arrow.
Store up to 20 stations by holding in 0–9
on FM1 or FM2 at the desired station until
the display confirms the selection.
Press for about 2 seconds to autostore the
10 strongest stations. The display shows
AUTOSTORING during the search.
Select stored station with 0–9.
CD PLAYER
3 One short press ejects the current disc.
One long press ejects all discsB.
1
2
4
5
6
Press for On/Off. Turn to adjust the volume.
Radio FM1, FM2 or AM.
Display.
6 Turn to change the track.
7 CD changer* – select disc with 1–6.
10 Change CD tracks with left/right arrow.
Select CDB with up/down arrow.
MODE – CD, AUXA or USB.
Press to select sound pattern, e.g. BASS,
Dolby Pro Logic II* or SUBWOOFER*
– turn to adjust.
9 MENU – AUX, volume and advanced audio
settings.
Activate/deactivate SUBWOOFER*.
A
AUX input for e.g. MP3 player (set its volume at
medium for optimum audio reproduction).
B
Only CD changer*.
WINDSCREEN WIPERS AND RAIN SENSOR*
1 Rain Sensor On/Off, with the lever in posi-
A
Single sweep
0
Off
B
Intermittent wiper, see also (2).
C
Normal sweep speed.
D
High sweep speed.
E
Washer, windscreen and headlamps.
tion 0.
2 Regulates the sensor sensitivity or the intermittent delay.
3 Wiper, rear window – intermittent/normal.
F
Washer, rear window.
Illuminates when the rain sensor is
active.
ELECTRONIC CLIMATE CONTROL – ECC*
AUTOMATIC CONTROL
In AUTO mode the ECC system controls all
functions automatically making driving simpler
with optimum air quality.
1 Press for automatic control of selected temperature and other functions.
7 Press for individual temperature left (L) or
right-hand (R) side.
Turn for the desired temperature. The display shows the selected temperature.
MANUAL CONTROL
1 Turn to change the fan speed.
2 Max. defroster. Aim all air to the windscreen and side windows with maximum
airflow.
3 M – Recirculation On/Off.
A – Air quality system* On/Off.
4 Rear window and door mirror defrosters.
5 Air distribution
6 AC – Air conditioning On/Off. Cools the
passenger compartment and demists the
windows.
DEACTIVATING THE AIRBAG – PACOS*
PACOS (Passenger Airbag Cut Off Switch)
Use the key blade to switch ON/OFF.
OFF – The airbag is deactivated. PASSENGER
AIRBAG OFF is shown in the warning lamp
above the interior rearview mirror.
A child can sit on a booster cushion or child
seat in the front seat but never passengers
taller than 140 cm.
ON – The airbag is activated.
Passengers taller than 140 cm can sit in the
front seat but never a child on a booster cushion or in a child seat.
WARNING
Incorrect use could endanger life. Consult
the Owner's Manual if you have the slightest
doubt about its use.
TRIP COMPUTER AND TRIP METERS
1 Low fuel level. When the symbol is illuminated, fill up with fuel as soon as possible.
2 Fuel gauge. The symbol's arrow points out
the side on which the fuel cap is located.
3 Display for trip computer, messages, clock
and outside temperature.
4 T1 & T2 – independent trip meters, which
NOTE
are always on.
Display text KILOMETRES TO EMPTY
TANK is an estimate of possible distance
based on earlier driving conditions.
5 One short press switches between T1
& T2. One long press resets the current
meter.
6 Press to show/clear message.
7 Turn to see the trip computer's options.
8 One short press resets the trip computer's
current function.
One long press resets all trip computer
functions.
INDICATOR AND WARNING LAMPS
A
Read the information display.
Fault in the ABS system. Stop safely.
Restart the engineA.
Stop safely. Rectify in accordance
with the information display.
Low oil pressure. Stop safely. Check
the oil levelB.
Fault in brake system. Stop safely.
Check the brake fluidB.
DSTC* stability system. Flashes when
the system is operating.
Contact a Volvo workshop if the symbol illuminates
after restart.
B
Have the car recovered if the symbol remains visible.
CLOCK, ADJUSTMENT
1. On the centre console, press MENU.
2. Select Clock adjust.
3. Press ENTER.
4. Select the number with "arrow right" or
"arrow left".
5. Adjust the clock with the numbers on the
keypad or "arrow up" or "arrow down" on
the navigation button.
6. Press ENTER to finish.
CAR CARE
Washing by hand is gentler to the paintwork
than an automatic car wash. The paintwork
is also more sensitive when it is new. For this
reason, handwashing is recommended during
the first few months with a new car.
Use clean water and a washing sponge.
Remember that dirt and grit can scratch the
paint.
DIESEL PARTICLE FILTER
In some circumstances, the instrument
panel's display show SOOT FILTER FULL. At
which point the exhaust system's particle filter
needs cleaning. This takes place automatically by driving for approx. 20 minutes at an even
main road speed. When the message clears
the so-called regeneration is complete.
EBA – EMERGENCY BRAKE ASSIST
Emergency Brake Assistance helps to
increase brake force and so reduce braking
distance. EBA is activated when the driver
brakes suddenly. When EBA is activated the
brake pedal depresses a little further than
usual.
– Press (hold) down the brake pedal for as
long as necessary – all braking ceases if the
pedal is released.
TIPPING THE REAR SEAT BACKREST
1
Hang the seatbelt up in the coat hanger.
Fold up the seat cushion.
Disengage the catch in the backrest and fold
forward.
Disengage the catch in the head restraint.
Lift off the head restraint.
Transfer the head restraint to the sleeves on
the underside of the seat cushion.
Lower the backrest.
NOTE
Front passenger seat can also be lowered.
See ADJUSTING THE FRONT SEAT (6).
ADJUSTING THE FRONT SEAT
1
2
3
4
5
6
Lumbar support
Backrest rake.
Raise/lower seat.
Raise/lower the front of the seat cushion.
Forwards/backwards.
Lowering the passenger seat backrest.
STORAGE SPACES, 12 V SOCKET & AUX/USB*
The 12 V sockets in the passenger compartment
work in key position I or II. The 12 V socket* in
the cargo area is always active.
The car's audio system can playback music from
an MP3 player etc. using the AUX/USB* output.
NOTE
Using the 12 V socket in the cargo area when
the engine is switched off could discharge
the battery.
TP 11939 (English). AT 1020. Printed in Sweden, Göteborg 2010, Copyright © 2000-2010 Volvo Car Corporation.
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