Driver Alert System

Driver Alert Control (DAC)* - symbols and messages

Updated 7/23/2018

Driver Alert Control - DAC can show symbols and text messages in the combined instrument panel or in the centre console's screen in different situations.

Here are some examples:

SymbolThe symbols are schematic.



Driver Alert Time for a break

The vehicle has been driven inconsistently - the driver is alerted by an acoustic warning signal + text.

Windscreen sensors blocked See manual

The camera sensor is temporarily disengaged.

Shown in the event of snow, ice or dirt on the windscreen for example.

  • Clean the windscreen surface in front of the camera sensor.

Read about the limitations of the camera sensor, see Collision warning system - camera sensor limitations.

Driver Alert system Service required

The system is disengaged.

  • Visit a workshop if the message remains - an authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.

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