AdBlue

Symbols and messages for AdBlue ®

Registered trademark that belongs to Ver-band der Automobilindustrie e.V. (VDA)

Updated 7/12/2020

Symbols and messages for AdBlue ®

Registered trademark that belongs to Ver-band der Automobilindustrie e.V. (VDA)

The emission control system continuously monitors the level, quality and dosage of AdBlue. If something is wrong, a message is shown in the driver display.

P5-XC60-1746-Adblue symbol-driver display yellow

An orange symbol is illuminated in the driver display when a problem needs to be rectified using AdBlue.

The AdBlue system gives a warning in different stages

When the AdBlue level starts to become low, or when service is required, the system gives a warning in different stages. A second symbol illuminates in combination with the orange symbol, see table below.

Symbol

Message

Specification

P5-XC60-1746-Adblue symbol-driver display white

AdBlue level low

The AdBlue level is low and the tank needs to be topped up.

P5-2046-Adblue symbol amber soul

AdBlue level low

Refill AdBlue

The AdBlue level is very low and the tank needs to be topped up.

P5-2046-Adblue symbol amber soul

AdBlue level low

Refill AdBlue

The AdBlue level is critically low and the tank needs to be filled immediately in order to avoid start of the car being prevented.

The symbol remains illuminated until a sufficient amount of AdBlue has been filled.

P5-2046-Adblue symbol amber soul

AdBlue dosing

or

AdBlue quality

Service of AdBlue is required

The system does not function as it should.

It will not be possible to start the car after the distance indicated in the driver display. Contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended. to check the function.

The symbol remains illuminated until service has been carried out.

P5-2046-Adblue symbol red soul

Engine start prohibited

Fill a minimum of AdBlue

Starting the car is prevented until AdBlue has been filled.

Fill with AdBlue to the amount specified in the driver display or contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

P5-2046-Adblue symbol red soul

Engine start prohibited

Service of AdBlue system needed to allow restart

System not working as intended, contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended. to check the function.

It is not possible to start the car before the service has been completed.

Note

  • The car must be level for the level gauge to be able to correctly register the amount of AdBlue filled.
  • After filling with AdBlue, follow the instructions regarding empty tank and diesel engine when starting the car.

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