V40 Cross Country

2015 Early

trip computer

Trip computer - analogue combined instrument panel

Updated 7/23/2018

The car's trip computer can record, calculate and show information.

The trip computer's menu is in a variable loop. One of the alternatives is that the trip computer's display extinguishes - this also marks the start/end of the loop.

Information display and controls.

Information display and controls.

OK - Opens the loop with the trip computer's functions + Activates the selected option.
Thumbwheel - Opens the loop with the trip computer's headings + Scrolls through the options.
RESET - Undoes, zeroes or backs out of a function after making a selection.

Functions

Proceed as follows to open and check/adjust functions:

  1. To ensure that no control is in the middle of a sequence - "Reset" them first with two presses on RESET.
  2. Press OK - the loop with all functions opens.
  3. Browse through the functions with the thumbwheel and select/confirm with OK.
  4. Finish by pressing twice on RESET after completed checking/adjustment.

The different functions of the trip computer are listed in the following table:

Functions

Information

Digital speed
  • km/h
  • mph
  • No display

Shows the car's speed digitally in the centre of the combined instrument panel:

  • Open with OK, select with the thumbwheel, confirm with OK and back out with ENTER.
Parking heater *
  • DIRECT START
  • - Timer 1 - leads to the menu for selecting time.
  • - Timer 2 - leads to the menu for selecting time.

For a description of programming the timer, see Engine block heater and passenger compartment heater - timer.

Additional heater *
  • Auto On
  • Off

For more information, see Additional heater.

TC options
  • Distance to empty tank
  • Fuel consumption
  • Average speed
  • Trip meter T1 and total dist.
  • Trip meter T2 and total dist.

Here you can select/activate the options that you want to be available as selectable headings in the trip computer. The symbols for the items already selected are WHITE with a "tick" - others are GREY and have no "tick":

  1. Open the function with OK, scroll through the symbols for the options with the thumbwheel and select/stop on the desired symbol.
  2. Confirm with OK - the symbol changes colour from GREY to WHITE and is marked with a "tick".
  3. Continue to select the function symbols with the thumbwheel or finish with RESET.
Service status

Shows the number of months and the distance until the next service.

Oil level

Certain engines.

For more information, see Engine oil - checking and filling.

Messages (##)

For more information, see Messages.

Headings

One of the headings in the following table can be selected for constant display in the combined instrument panel. Proceed as follows to determine which:

  1. To ensure that no control is in the middle of a sequence - "Reset" them first with two presses on RESET.
  2. Turn the thumbwheel - selectable headings for the trip computer are shown in a loop.
  3. Stop on desired heading.

Trip computer heading in combined instrument panel

Information

Trip meter T1 and total dist.

  • Long press on RESET resets trip meter T1.

Trip meter T2 and total dist.

  • Long press on RESET resets trip meter T2.

Distance to empty

For more information - see the section "Range - distance to empty tank".

Fuel consumption

Current consumption.

Average speed

  • Long press on RESET resets Average speed.

No trip computer information.

This option shows a blank display - it also marks the beginning/end of the loop.

The combined instrument panel's trip computer can be changed to another option at any time during the journey. Proceed as follows:

  • Turn the thumbwheel - stop on the desired heading.

Resetting - Trip meter and Average speed

With the current trip computer heading - T1 and total dist.,T2 and total dist. or Average speed - shown in the combined instrument panel:

  • Give a long press on RESET RESET - selected heading is zeroed.

Each heading must be zeroed individually.


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