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339:8724|The Personal Car Communicator or PCC is your remote connection to your car. It has a range of approximately 20 meters. 9195:13583|Press to activate the alarm and lock the doors and the boot. 14158:18782|Press and hold for more than 2 seconds to close all the windows and the sun roof. 20009:24032|Deactivate the alarm, unlock all the doors and the boot. 24999:28682|Press and hold for more than 4 seconds to open all the windows. 29231:31503|Turn on the approach lights. 32182:34533|Unlock the boot only. 35369:43650|Press the panic button for three seconds, or press it twice within 3 seconds, to turn on the alarm and the indicators. 44355:47490|Turn off by pressing again after 5 seconds. 48378:52610|The PCC can also tell you the status of the cars alarm and locks. 53133:58880|Press the i-button. The key collects data from the car for about 7 seconds. 59611:62171|A green light means the car is locked. 63033:65306|A yellow light means the car is unlocked. 66455:70765|A steady red light means that the alarm has been activated since the car was locked. 71418:76564|A flashing red light means the alarm was activated less than 5 minutes ago.

Starting and stopping the engine

1030:10500|Insert the personal car communicator into the key slot. Press the clutch all the way down. In cars with automatic gearbox, press the brake pedal. 11500:22000|A short press on the start/stop engine button will crank the engine and start it. In cold weather, starting a diesel engine may take slightly longer due to pre-heating. 23000:32000|During cold starts you may also notice that the idle speed is slightly higher than normal. This is a feature that makes the exhaust gases cleaner and less harmful. 33500:40000|Stop the engine by pressing the start/stop engine button. Pull out the PCC from the key slot.

Infotainment basics/radio

560:4040|Turn on the infotainment system and press RADIO. 4840:8400|Press RADIO again to select radio frequency band. 9280:13880|Turn the TUNE knob, when the band you want is highlighted, press OK. 14880:18040|Press and hold the left or right arrows on the centre stack, 18320:23080|or the arrows in the steering wheel, too search up or down for radio stations. 24040:26360|The radio stops at the next station. 27520:29680|When you find a station you want to save, 29960:34080|press and hold the numbered button where you want the preset station stored. 35040:40640|When listening, change to a different preset station by pressing the relevant numbered button. 41320:47400|To skip to the next stored station, make a quick press on the left or right arrows in the centre stack 47680:48920|or in the steering wheel. 49680:54480|To search for the next available station, hold the left or right arrows.

Bluetooth telephone pairing

640:4920|A Bluetooth phone can be connected to your car for hands-free operation. 5360:13720|There are two possible ways of pairing your phone with your car, either search for the phone from the car, or search for the car from the phone. 15000:22880|To pair your phone using the car, your must first activate Bluetooth on your phone and make sure that the phone is in discoverable mode. 23640:40720|Then click the EXIT button in the centre console multiple times to validate that you are in the top menu, click TEL, press OK and select SEARCH NEW PHONE from the menu by pressing OK again. 42240:43960|The search for your phone starts. 46840:52520|Use the TUNE knob to locate your phone from the list and press OK to select it. 53240:58440|Use the TUNE knob again to select CONNECT FOR PHONE and press OK. 59400:65240|Verify the questions on your phone, then in the car by pressing OK in the centre stack. 68760:75520|To pair your phone and car using your phone’s Bluetooth function, start with making the car visible. 75560:93840|To do this, click the EXIT button in the centre console multiple times to validate that you are in the top menu, then press TEL, press OK and use the TUNE knob to select MAKE CAR DISCOVERABLE. 96000:97400|Confirm with OK. 98680:106000|Now, use your phone to search for Bluetooth devices and select your car's name from the list with available devices. 108280:113960|Verify the questions on your phone, then in the car by pressing OK in the centre stack. 114760:121760|Last, check that the specified code in the car matches the one in your phone and choose to accept both. 122800:128040|When your phone and car are paired you can show your contact list in the car display. 128560:131720|To do this, turn the TUNE knob clockwise. 136400:140400|To enter your last calls, turn the TUNE knob anti clockwise. 140880:148520|Your phonebook is not copied, it is just mirrored and your contacts are only available when your phone is paired with your car.

Using the Bluetooth phone

960:4160|Make sure that the "Phone" symbol is visible on the screen. 5680:8600|This indicates that the phone is connected to the car. 9920:14480|When making a call, press TEL and dial the number using the numbered keys 14720:16920|and press OK to make the call. 18160:21400|Turn the TUNE button clockwise to enter your contacts 21600:24440|or anticlockwise to enter your call lists. 25320:28160|Turn the TUNE button to the contact you want to call. 28840:32840|Press OK or press the right thumb wheel to make the call. 34240:38040|Receive a call by pressing the right thumb wheel on the steering wheel 38280:40440|or by pressing the OK button. 41760:46200|Reject or terminate a call by pressing the EXIT button on the steering wheel 46440:47800|or on the center stack.

Streaming Sound via Bluetooth to the Car’s Audio System

250:5200|Almost every new smartphone can send an audio stream via Bluetooth. 5300:15000|This means that you can listen to sound from your smartphone’s apps, be it games, music services, radio or movies in the cars audio system. 15100:19800|Make sure the smartphone is paired with the car. Press MEDIA. 20000:32080|Turn TUNE until Bluetooth is highlighted. Confirm by pressing OK/MENU. You can now stream audio to the car from your Bluetooth device.


250:5680|You can play music files from a USB memory stick, an iPod or a CD. 6300:10880|The principle for navigating and playing songs is similar in all three cases. 11640:13840|Let’s look at an example with the iPod. 15200:17080|Insert the media in the correct slot. 17920:20600|Press MEDIA to enter the media source, 21040:24400|then press MEDIA again to enter the shortcut menu. 25360:30400|Turn the TUNE knob until iPod is highlighted and press the OK button. 31320:34960|The latest song you listened to in your iPod starts to play. 36320:39280|Turn the TUNE knob to enter your iPod’s menu. 40120:45320|Turn the TUNE knob to choose what you want to play, press the OK button to enter. 46280:51920|Navigate to the song/album/artist you want to play and press OK to start. 53080:56160|The menu system resembles the menus in your iPod. 56880:61280|Navigate in and out of folders with the OK button and the EXIT button. 62000:65480|Use the forward and backward arrows to step through songs.

Storage areas

400:8000|There are sixteen different storage spaces in the car. In the front seats you have seat pockets, storage in the doors, 8500:12500|on the drivers side under the lighting panel and behind the centre stack. 13500:25000|There is a ticket holder and a coat hanger. You have cup holders in the center console and the CD storage can hold 8 CD’s. The glove compartment is lockable with the key blade. 26000:34000|In the back seat there are storage spaces in each side panel, there are seat pockets for magazines, and two cup holders between the back seats.

Thumb wheel

300:6000|The thumb wheel makes it easy to navigate the menus in the infotainment system with the hands firmly on the steering wheel. 7000:11000|Scroll the thumb wheel up or down to navigate up or down in the menus. 12000:17500|Press the thumb wheel to confirm a choice, receive a phone call or go deeper in the menu structure. 18000:24000|Press the EXIT button to cancel an operation, reject a call or move up in the menu system.


800:4800|You can change between three different themes in the digital combined instrument. 5700:14000|To change the theme, press the left stalk switch’s OK button and then turn the thumb wheel on the lever until you find the Themes menu. 15000:24500|Click the OK button to enter the Themes menu. Choose the Theme by turning the thumb wheel. Confirm your choice by pressing the OK button again. 25500:28500|Pressing on the Reset button takes you back in the menu structure.


2000:6000|Press slightly on the rear part of the hatch. Pull the hatch open. 7000:16500|The filler pipe has no lid but two automatic opening covers. Make sure you insert the pump nozzle past both covers before you start refuelling. 17700:27500|Fill until the pump nozzle cuts out. Avoid spillage by waiting approx. 5-8 seconds after refuelling before carefully removing the nozzle. 28500:30000|Close the flap after fuelling.

Wind screen wiper in service position

2000:7800|If you need to change, clean or lift the wiper blades you must first set them in service position. 9000:18500|Place the remote control key in the ignition lock and briefly press the START/STOP ENGINE button. This sets the car’s electrical system to key position 1. 19500:24500|Briefly press the button again. The electrical system is now in key position 0. 26000:36200|Within 3 seconds, move the right stalk switch up and hold it in position for 1 second. The wipers move to a standing position. You can now do your work. 37715:46000|Fold the wipers gently to the windscreen when you are done. Briefly press the START/STOP ENGINE button once more and the wipers return to their starting position.

Folding bag holder

500:9000|There is an optional folding bag holder for the boot. Lift the handle on the floor and fold up the floor. Place the floor edge in one of the grooves. 10000:15500|The holder carries max. 10 kg on the outer hangers and 3 kg in the center.

Smart features

300:3700|This selection of smart features will help make your driving easier. 5000:14700|The automatic climate control has a preset button for efficient defrosting. Just press the button and wait for the windshield and front side windows to clear. 16000:22600|The indicator light in the button lights and a symbol is shown in the center console display when the function is active. 24100:33800|Press the button on the right stalk to activate the rain sensor. This operates the wipers automatically. Adjust the sensitivity by turning the thumb wheel. 35700:44000|Use the tilting mirrors to get a better view of the pavement when parking. In reverse gear, press L or R to tilt the desired mirror. 45000:48700|This is only on cars with electrically operated driver’s seat with memory.

Helpful hints

500:3100|These helpful hints will help you avoid some distractions. 5000:11200|The distance to empty tank is calculated from the average fuel consumption during the previous 30 kilometers. 12200:17800|This means that if you change your driving to a more aggressive style, it might not be totally accurate. 19500:24900|The instrument lighting is automatically adjusted, based on input from the light sensor on the dashboard. 25500:31300|There is a delay which means instrument lighting may be adapted to night driving when exiting long tunnels. 33100:43500|One final piece of advice from Volvos paint experts: only hand wash the car during the first few months since the paint is more sensitive until it is fully hardened.

Registering your Volvo ID (in your connected car)

760:8240|One of the ways to make the most of your ownership experience, whilst you are driving your Volvo, is to register your Volvo ID. 8880:15600|To register your Volvo ID from the car you must first make sure that your car is connected to internet. 16760:24080|After that, press the CONNECT button in the centre console and navigate to the APPS section by scrolling the thumbwheel. 25120:27480|Select APPS by pressing the thumbwheel. 28160:36720|When the applications are loaded, select SETTINGS, then VOLVO ID and last REGISTER VOLVO ID. 37320:44960|To enter your email address, locate each letter with the thumbwheel and insert the selected character by pressing the thumbwheel. 45280:50240|When you want to submit your email address, use the thumbwheel to choose OK. 50880:57040|You will now receive an email from Volvo ID with instructions on how to complete the registration. 57760:60800|Open the email to continue the registration process. 61200:67440|If you would like to double-check that your Volvo ID has been registered you can easily do this from the car. 67880:77000|Go into the SETTINGS menu (when you are in the APPS menu), then select VOLVO ID, your email address will now be shown in the display.

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