Symbols and messages

Messages

Updated 7/23/2018

When a warning, information or indicator symbol illuminates, a corresponding message appears on the information display.

Message

Specification

Stop safely Part of message, shown together with information on where the problem has arisen.

Stop and switch off the engine. Serious risk of damage - consult a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

Stop engine Part of message, shown together with information on where the problem has arisen.

Stop and switch off the engine. Serious risk of damage - consult a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

Service urgent Part of message, shown together with information on where the problem has arisen.

Contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended. to check the car immediately.

Service required Part of message, shown together with information on where the problem has arisen.

Contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended. to check the car as soon as possible.

See manual Part of message, shown together with information on where the problem has arisen.

Read the owner's manual.

Book time for maintenance

Time to book regular service - contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

Time for regular maintenance

Time for regular service - contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended.. The timing is determined by the number of kilometres driven, number of months since the last service, engine running time and oil grade.

Maintenance overdue

If the service intervals are not followed then the warranty does not cover any damaged parts - contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

Transmission Oil change needed

Contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended. to check the car as soon as possible.

Transmission Reduced performance

The gearbox cannot handle full capacity. Drive carefully until the message clearsFor more information regarding the automatic gearbox, see Automatic gearbox - Geartronic..

If shown repeatedly - contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

Transmission hot Reduce speed

Drive more smoothly or stop the car in a safe manner. Disengage the gear and run the engine at idling speed until the message clearsFor more information regarding the automatic gearbox, see Automatic gearbox - Geartronic..

Transmission hot Stop safely Wait for cooling

Critical fault. Stop the car immediately in a safe manner and contact a workshopAn authorised Volvo workshop is recommended..

Temporarily off Part of message, shown together with information on where the problem has arisen.

A function has been temporarily switched off and is reset automatically while driving or after starting again.

Low battery charge Power save mode

The audio system is switched off to save energy. Charge the battery.

Important

For the Volvo warranty to apply, check and follow the instructions in the Service and Warranty Booklet.


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