Alcohol lock* - text messages

The function of the alcohol lock is to prevent the car from being driven by individuals under the influence of alcohol.

In addition to the previously described messages related to how the alcohol lock works before starting the engine the combined instrument panel's display can also show the following:

Display textMeaning/Action
Alcoguard Restart possibleThe engine has been switched off for less than 30 minutes - engine starting possible without new test.
Alcoguard Service requiredContact a workshop1.
Alcoguard No signal receivedTransmission failed - send manually with button (3) or take a new breath test.
Alcoguard Please try againTest failed - take a new breath test.
Alcoguard Please blow longerBlowing too short - blow for longer.
Alcoguard Please blow softerBlowing too hard - blow more gently.
Alcoguard Please blow harderBlowing too weak - blow harder.
Alcoguard preheating Please waitHeating not finished - wait for text Alcoguard Please blow for 5 seconds.
  1. * Option/accessory.
  2. 1 An authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.