V60 Plug-in Hybrid

2015 Late

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2015 Late

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Charging the hybrid battery - starting

How to start charging the hybrid battery.

Charging the hybrid battery

In addition to the fuel tank, as in a conventional car, the car is equipped with a rechargeable battery - a so-called hybrid battery of the lithium-ion type.

Charging cable with control unit

The charging cable with its control unit is used to charge the car's hybrid battery. Use a charging cable recommended by Volvo.

Charging current

Charging current is used for charging the hybrid battery as well as preconditioning of the car. Charging cable between the car's charging input socket and a 230 VAC socket can be set for different current intensity loads (6-16 A) using the control unit.

Charging cable with control unit - ground fault breaker

The control unit for the charging cable has a built-in ground fault breaker that protects the car and the user from electric shocks caused by system faults.

Charging cable with control unit - temperature monitoring

In order for the car's hybrid battery to be charged safely every time, the control unit has a built-in monitoring device for the charging current.

Charging the hybrid battery - preparations

Before recharging the car's hybrid battery can be started a number of preparations need to be made.

Charging cable with control unit - status messages

During the charging of the car's hybrid battery the display on the charging cable's control unit shows the current status during an ongoing charging and after charging is complete.

Charging the hybrid battery - ending

How to stop charging the hybrid battery.

Long-term storage - points to remember

To reduce degradation of the hybrid battery during long-term storage of the vehicle it is recommended that the state of charge remains at 25%.