Collision warning system

Collision warning system* - symbols and messages

Updated 7/23/2018

"Collision Warning with Auto Brake and Cyclist and Pedestrian Detection" is an aid to assist the driver when there is a risk of colliding with a pedestrian, bicycle or vehicle in front that are stationary or moving in the same direction.

SymbolSymbols are schematic - may vary by market and car model.

Message

Specification

Collision warning system OFF

Collision warning system switched off.

Shown when the engine is started.

The message clears after about 5 seconds or after one press of the OK button.

Collision warning system Unavailable

The collision warning system cannot be activated.

Shown when the driver attempts to activate the function.

The message clears after about 5 seconds or after one press of the OK button.

Auto Braking was activated

Auto Brake has been active.

The message clears after one press of the OK button.

Windscreen sensors blocked See manual

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.

Radar blocked See manual

Collision Warning with Auto Brake is temporarily disengaged.

Radar sensor is blocked and cannot detect other vehicles. For example, in the event of heavy rain or if slush has collected in front of the radar sensor.

Collision warning Service required

Collision Warning with Auto Brake is fully or partially disengaged.

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

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