Charging the high voltage battery

Ending the charging of the high voltage battery

Updated 10/4/2021

Ending the charging of the high voltage battery

End charging by pressing the button next to the charging input socket or via the button in the centre displayUnlocking must be performed in order to end charging, regardless of whether the car is locked or unlocked..

Important

Charging must be ended before unplugging the charging cable from the car's charging input socket. If charging is not ended before the charging cable is disconnected, this may lead to damage to the charging cable or to the system.

Note

Note that the charging cable must be unplugged from the car's charging input socket before being unplugged from the charging station or the 230 V socket, partly to avoid damage to the system and partly to avoid stopping the charging unintentionally.

End charging by pressing the button next to the charging input socket or via the button in the centre display – the charging cable's locked handle releases/is unlocked.

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Unplug the charging cable from the car's charging input socket and close the hatch.

Unplug the charging cable from the charging station or 230 V socketThe voltage in the socket may vary depending on market., or connect the permanent charging cable to the charging station's storage socket.

The charging cable is locked automatically

If the charging cable is not unplugged from the charging input socket, it is locked in again automatically shortly after unlocking in order to maximise charging and range, as well as to facilitate preconditioning prior to the journey. The charging cable can be unplugged again using the button next to the charging input socket or via the button in the centre display.

The charging cable will not lock automatically into place during fast charging (direct current). To restart interrupted fast charging, unplug the charging cable from the car's charging input socket, plug it in again and follow the instructions in the charging station's user interface.

Fast charging (direct current)

End charging by pressing the button next to the charging input socket, via the button in the centre display, or by following the instructions in the charging station's user interface. Unplug the charging cable from the car's charging input socket and connect it to the charging station's storage socket.

Important

Never try to unplug the charging cable from the car while charging is in progress. Always end charging first by pressing the button next to the charging input socket or via the button in the centre display. Then disconnect the charging cable when the lock in the car's charging input socket has been automatically unlocked.

End fast charging using the button next to the car's charging input socket, via the button in the centre display, or via the charging station's user interface – charging is ended and the lock in the charging input socket is unlocked automatically. This may take a couple of seconds.

Unplug the charging cable from the car's charging input socket and close the hatch.

Connect the charging cable to the charging station's storage socket or hang it back in the designated location.

Unlocking the car during fast charging

Fast charging will not normally be interrupted if the car is unlocked. If fast charging is interrupted, it is not resumed automatically as the charging station requires charging to be reauthorised via the user interface. The charging cable will not lock automatically into place if fast charging is interrupted. To restart interrupted fast charging, unplug the charging cable from the car's charging input socket, plug it in again and follow the instructions in the charging station's user interface.

Unplugging the charging cable with the mechanical emergency handle

If the charging cable will not unplug from the car's charging input socket when charging has been endedvia the button next to the charging input socket, in the centre display, or via the charging station's user interface and the car is equipped with a mechanical emergency handle, follow the instructions below or contact Volvo Support.

For cars without mechanical emergency handles, contact the charging station's customer service, or contact Volvo Support.

Warning

Before using the mechanical emergency handle, check in the driver display that charging is complete. Do not use the emergency handle while charging is in progress.

Cancel charging using the mechanical emergency handle when the charging cable cannot be unplugged from the charging input socket.

Open the car's cargo area and fold up the load floor. Lift away the recessed floor panel.

The mechanical emergency handle is located under the floor panel.

Grasp the emergency handle and pull it until it stops.

Move the emergency handle back in its original location.

The emergency handle travels back automatically the next time charging begins.

Wait approximately 5 seconds before unplugging the charging cable from the car's charging input socket.

Refit the floor panel and fold down the load floor. Close the car's cargo area.


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