Alcohol lock

Alcohol lock* - text messages

Updated 7/23/2018

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 text

Meaning/Action

Alcoguard Restart possible

The engine has been switched off for less than 30 minutes - engine starting possible without new test.

Alcoguard Service required

Contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

Alcoguard No signal received

Transmission failed - send manually with button (3) or take a new breath test.

Alcoguard Please try again

Test failed - take a new breath test.

Alcoguard Please blow longer

Blowing too short - blow for longer.

Alcoguard Please blow softer

Blowing too hard - blow more gently.

Alcoguard Please blow harder

Blowing too weak - blow harder.

Alcoguard preheating Please wait

Heating not finished - wait for text Alcoguard Please blow for 5 seconds.


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