Starting and driving

Remote start (ERS) - symbols and messages

Updated 7/23/2018

Remote start (ERS – Engine Remote Start) means that the car's engine can be started remotely in order to warm up/cool down the passenger compartment before departure. ERS is activated via key and/or via Volvo On Call*, see Volvo On Call app.

In situations where the ERS function fails or is interrupted, a symbol is shown in the combined instrument panel, supplemented by an explanatory text message.

ERS function unavailable

Message

Specification

No remote start Too many tries

ERS unavailable because a maximum of 2 ERS activations in succession are allowed.

No remote start Low fuel level

ERS unavailable because fuel level too low.

No remote start Gear not in P

ERS unavailable because gear selector is not in P position.

No remote start Driver in car

ERS unavailable because someone is in the passenger compartment.

No remote start Low battery

ERS unavailable due to low battery voltage. Charge the battery by starting the engine.

No remote start Engine warning

ERS unavailable due to warning message from engine. Contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

Remote start off Engine coolant level low

ERS unavailable due to error message from cooling system, see Coolant - level.

No remote start Door open

ERS unavailable because a door/tailgate was not closed.

No remote start Bonnet open

ERS did not activate because the bonnet was not closed.

No remote start Car not locked

ERS unavailable because the car was not locked.

No remote star Key in car

ERS did not activate because the key was in the car.

Interrupted ERS function

Message

Specification

Remote start off Gear not in P

ERS interrupted because gear selector is not in P position.

Remote start off Driver in car

ERS interrupted because someone is in the passenger compartment.

Remote start off Engine warning

ERS interrupted due to error message from engine. Contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

Remote start off Engine coolant level low

ERS interrupted due to error message from cooling system.

Remote start off Bonnet open

ERS interrupted because the bonnet is open.

Remote start off Low battery

ERS interrupted since the battery voltage is too low.

Remote start off Low fuel level

ERS interrupted since the fuel level is too low.


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