V40 Cross Country

2015 Early

trip computer

Trip computer - digital 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 three displays extinguish - this also marks the start/end of the loop.

Information displays and controls.

Information displays 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 - 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

Trip computer reset
  • Average
  • Average speed

Note that this function does not reset both trip meters T1 and T2 - see table under next section "Headings" and section "Resetting - Average speed/consumption" for information on the process.

Messages

For more information, see Messages.

Themes

Combined instrument panel appearance is selected here, see Digital combined instrument panel - overview.

Settings *

Select Auto On or Off.

For more information, see Additional heater.

Contrast mode/Colour mode

Adjusting the combined instrument panel's brightness and colour intensity.

Parking heater *
  • Direct start
  • - Symbol Timer 1 - leads to the menu for selecting time.
  • - Symbol 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.

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.

Headings

 Three trip computer headings can be displayed simultaneously - one in each

Three trip computer headings can be displayed simultaneously - one in each "window".

One of the heading combinations 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 heading combinations are shown in a loop.
  3. Stop on desired heading combination.

Heading combinations

Information

Average

Trip meter T1 + Meter reading

Average speed

  • Long press on RESET resets trip meter T1.

Instantaneous

Trip meter T2 + Meter reading

Distance to empty tank

  • Long press on RESET resets trip meter T2.

Instantaneous

Meter reading

kmh<>mph

kmh<>mph - "Digital speed display", see Trip computer - supplementary information.

No trip computer information.

This option extinguishes all three trip computer displays - it also marks the beginning/end of the loop.

The combined instrument panel's heading combination for the 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

Turn with the thumbwheel to the heading combination containing the trip meter to be reset:

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

Resetting - Average speed/consumption

1. Select function Trip computer reset and activate with OK.
2. Select one of the following options with the thumbwheel and activate with OK:
  • l/100 km
  • km/h
  • Reset both
3. Finish with RESET.


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