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XC90 Twin Engine
Status indication in the charging cable's control unit
During the charging of the car's hybrid battery the various indicators on the charging cable's control unit shows the current status while charging is in progress and after it is complete.
Preparation for charging the hybrid battery
Before starting to charge the car's hybrid battery, a number of preparations need to be made.
Start charging the hybrid battery
The car's hybrid battery is charged with a charging cable between the car and a 230 VAC socket.
Charge status is shown in an LED lamp in the car's charging input socket, in the charging cable's control unit and in the driver display.
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 is used for charging the hybrid battery as well as preconditioning of the car. The 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 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.
Ground fault breaker in the charging cable
The control unit for the charging cable charging cable has a built-in ground fault breaker that protects the car and the user from electric shocks caused by system faults.
Stop charging of hybrid battery
Finish charging by unlocking the car, unplugging the charging cable from the car's charging input socket and then from the 230 VAC socket.
Temperature monitoring of the charging cable
For the car's hybrid battery to be charged safely every time, the control unit for the charging cable and the plug have built-in monitoring devices for the temperature.