Drive modes

Level control* and shock absorption

Updated 5/18/2020

Level control* and shock absorption

Level control and shock absorption are regulated automatically in the car.

With rear level control, the car maintains the same height at the rear regardless of load. Level control can also occur even after the car has been parked.

Shock absorption (Four-C)

On a car equipped with Four-C the shock absorption is adapted according to the drive mode selected and the speed of the car. Shock absorption is normally set for optimum comfort and is regulated continuously depending on the road surface, the car's acceleration, braking and cornering.

During transport

During transport of the car on a ferry, train or truck, the car must be lashed around the tyres and not around other parts of the chassis. Changes in the air suspension may occur during transport, which could affect the lashing negatively.

Symbols and messages

If a fault arises with the level control, a message is shown in the driver display.

Symbol

Message

Specification

P6-XC40-1746-Driver Information Module, Soul symbol suspension

Suspension

Deactivated by user

The active suspension has been switched off manually by the user.

P6-XC40-1746-Driver Information Module, Soul symbol suspension

Suspension

Temporarily reduced performance

The active suspension's performance has been temporarily reduced due to extensive system use.

P6-XC40-1746-Driver Information Module, Soul symbol suspension amber lining

Suspension

Service required

A fault has occurred. Visit a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended. as soon as possible.

P6-XC40-1746-Driver Information Module, Soul symbol suspension red lining

Suspension failure

Stop safely

A critical fault has occurred. Stop safely, have the car towed to a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

P6-XC40-1746-Driver Information Module, Soul symbol suspension amber lining

Suspension

Slow down Car too high

A fault has occurred. If the message appears whilst driving, contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

P5-S90/V90/XC90-1617-Driver display-Soul symbol-Height adjustment

Suspension

Auto adjusting car level

Level control of the car's rear axle to target height in progress.


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