Checking and filling with engine oilUpdated 07/23/2018
In some cases, oil may need to be topped up between service intervals.
Action with regard to engine oil level does not need to be taken until a message is shown in the driver display.
If this symbol is shown together with the message Engine oil levelService required, visit a workshop - an authorised Volvo workshop is recommended. The oil level may be too high.
If this symbol is shown together with a message about low oil level, such as Engine oil level lowRefill 1 litre for example, then only fill the volume specified, e.g. 1 litre.
Check the oil level
The oil level is checked using the electronic oil level gauge in the centre display when the engine is switched off.
The system cannot directly detect changes when the oil is filled or drained. The car must have been driven approx. 30 km and have been stationary for 5 minutes with the engine switched off and on level ground before the oil level indication is correct.
If the right conditions for measuring the oil level (time after engine shutdown, the car's inclination, outside temperature, etc.) are not met, then the message No values available will be shown in the centre display. This does not mean that there is something wrong in the car's systems.