The red warning symbol illuminates when a fault has been indicated which could affect the safety and/or drivability of the car. An explanatory text is shown on the driver display at the same time. The warning symbol can also illuminate in conjunction with other symbols.
This symbol illuminates or flashes if someone in a front seat has not put on their seatbelt or if someone in a rear seat has taken off their seatbelt.
If the symbol remains illuminated or illuminates while driving, a fault has been detected in one of the car's safety systems. Read the message in the driver display. Volvo recommends that an authorised Volvo workshop is contacted.
Fault in brake system
If this symbol illuminates, the brake fluid level may be too low. Visit the nearest authorised workshop to have the brake fluid level checked and rectified.
Parking brake applied
This symbol illuminates with a constant glow when the parking brake is applied.
A flashing symbol means that a fault has arisen. Read the message in the driver display.
Low oil pressure
If this symbol illuminates during driving then the engine's oil pressure is too low. Stop the engine immediately and check the engine oil level, top up if necessary. If the symbol illuminates and the oil level is normal, contact a workshop. Volvo recommends that an authorised Volvo workshop is contacted.
Alternator not charging
This symbol illuminates during driving if a fault has occurred in the electrical system. Visit a workshop. Volvo recommends that an authorised Volvo workshop is contacted.
City Safety warns of a risk of collision with other vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists or large animals.
Warning symbols in the driver display
The warning symbols alert the driver that an important function is activated or that a serious fault or condition exists.