Symbols and messages

Stability and traction control system (DSTC) - symbols and messages

Updated 7/23/2018

The stability and traction control system (DSTC - Dynamic Stability & Traction Control) helps the driver to avoid skidding and improves the car's traction.





DSTC Temporarily OFF

The system is temporarily reduced due to excessive brake disc temperature. - The function is reactivated automatically when the brakes have cooled.

DSTC Service required

The system is disengaged.

  • Stop the car in a safe place, switch off the engine and start it again.
  • Visit a workshop if the message remains - an authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.



There is a text message in the combined instrument panel - Read it!

Constant glow for 2 seconds.

System check when the engine is started.

Flashing light.

The system is being activated.

Sport mode is activated.

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