Drive modes

Adjusting the setting for damping Polestar Engineered*

Updated 1/21/2020

Adjusting the setting for damping Polestar Engineered*

It is possible to adjust the settings of the shock absorbers for driving under other conditions or on specific road surfaces.

Location of adjuster knobs

There are four adjuster knobs, two for the front shock absorbers and two for the rear. The adjuster knobs are located above each wheel. For the front wheels, the adjuster knobs are located under the bonnet. For the rear wheels, the adjuster knobs are located above each wheel in the wheel housing.

P5-1917-Polestar Engineered, placement of adjustable damper knob front

Location of adjuster knob, front wheel.

P5-1917-XC60H-Polestar Engineered, placement of adjustable damper knob rear

Location of adjuster knob, rear wheel.

Note

There is a total of 22 adjustment positions for each adjuster knob. The closer to 0 for the adjuster knob, the harder the shock absorption.

Adjusting the setting for damping, front

Make sure that the adjuster knob is set to 0 position before starting the adjustment. This way it is easier to know which adjustment position is set.

P5-1917-Adjust damper front

Turn the adjuster knob clockwise and anticlockwise respectively to change adjustment position.

Turn the control clockwise until it has stopped in order to access adjustment position 0.

Turn the control anticlockwise to select the desired adjustment position.

Then carry out the same procedure for the other tyre.

Adjusting the setting for damping, rear

The rear adjuster knobs are located above the tyre inside the wheel housing. The car must be raised on a jack to access the rear adjuster knobs, see separate section.

P5-1917-Adjust damper rear 1/2

The rubber cover is located above the adjuster knob.

P5-1917-Adjust damper rear 2/2

Turn the adjuster knob clockwise and anticlockwise respectively to change adjustment position.

Remove the protective rubber cover that covers the adjuster knob.

Turn the control clockwise until it has stopped in order to access adjustment position 0.

Turn the adjuster knob anticlockwise to select the desired adjustment position.

When the desired position has been set, refit the protective rubber cover. Then carry out the same procedure for the other tyre.

Note

To achieve as good performance as possible, Volvo recommends that the adjuster knobs are set at the same position for each axle.

Recommended positions

Position

Front

Rear

Performance position

adjustment position 4

adjustment position 4

Engineered, factory setting

adjustment position 10

adjustment position 10

Comfort position

adjustment position 15

adjustment position 15


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