Recommended maintenance for camera and radar unit

In order that the camera and radar unit shall function correctly, they must be kept clear of dirt, ice and snow, and be cleaned regularly with water and car shampoo.


Dirt, ice and snow covering the sensors may cause incorrect warning signals, reduced or no function.
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Location of the parking sensors.
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Location of rear radar units. Keep the surface indicated clean – on both the left and right-hand sides of the car.
  • To ensure optimal functionality, the surfaces in front of the sensors must be kept clean.
  • Do not affix any objects, tape or labels in the area of the sensors.
  • Clean camera lenses regularly with lukewarm water and car shampoo - be careful not to scratch the lenses.


Maintenance of driver support components may only be performed at a workshop1.
  1. 1 An authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.