AdBlue®1 – checking and topping up
Your Volvo workshop can top up AdBlue when servicing your car, but depending on your driving style, it may still need to be topped up between service intervals. You will no longer be able to start the car if the AdBlue tank has been allowed to run empty.
Never run the AdBlue tank dry. Fill the tank in good time before it is empty.
If the tank is run dry, it will not be possible to start the engine after it is switched off – not the regular way or using aids.
The only way to be able to restart after driving the tank empty is to refill AdBlue of specified quality, with the minimum being the quantity shown in the driver display.
Check the AdBlue level
Scroll between menu options using the thumbwheel and select AdBlue.
When the AdBlue level starts to become low, a symbol comes on in the combined instrument panel and a message is displayed.
Move the cargo area floor and carpet out of the way.
Open the blue lid for the AdBlue tank's filler pipe.
Top up with AdBlue of the correct quality2.
Do not overfill the tank. The amount of AdBlue that you can add is shown in the display.
Wipe away any spilled AdBlue.
Exercise caution to prevent AdBlue from coming into contact with the car's paintwork. If it does, rinse with plenty of water since the fluid can affect the paintwork.