Symbols and messages

Alcolock* - symbols and text messages

Updated 7/23/2018

The function of the AlcolockAlso called Alcoguard. is to prevent the car from being driven by individuals under the influence of alcohol.

In addition to the previously described messages related to how the alcolock works before starting the engine the combined instrument panel's display can also show the following:

Display text


Alcoguard Restart possible

The engine has been switched off for less than 30 minutes - engine starting possible without new test.

Alcoguard Service required

Contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

Alcoguard No signal

Transmission failed - send manually with button (3) or take a new breath test.

Alcoguard Invalid test

Test failed - take a new breath test.

Alcoguard Blow longer

Blowing too short - blow for longer.

Alcoguard Blow softer

Blowing too hard - blow more gently.

Alcoguard Blow harder

Blowing too weak - blow harder.

Alcoguard wait Preheating

Heating not finished - wait for text Alcoguard Blow 5 seconds.

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