Volvo On Call app: Remote starting the car

Volvo On Call app: Remote starting the car

Remote start of the car (ERS – Engine Remote Start) allows you to use the Volvo On Call app to start your car in order to cool it down or warm it up before you use it.

Remote starting the car

Using remote start of the car (ERS) it is possible to cool down or warm up the car for 1-15 minutes. The car is switched off when the specified time has passed. Note that it is your responsibility to comply with local environmental regulations and laws. For more information on how to use remote start of the car (ERS), see Volvo On Call app: Operating remote start of the car.

It is possible to start the car using the ERS function in the Volvo On Call app twice in succession, after that the car has to be started in the normal way before you can start via the Volvo On Call app again.

Availability

Heating via remote start of the car (ERS) is available for cars equipped with Volvo On Call which meet the requirements listed below.

Car model

XC40, XC60, XC90, S90, V90

Model year

2016 and later

Gearbox

Automatic transmission

Engine Remote Start (ERS) is available in the following markets: Albania, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldavia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and USAAvailability may vary depending on market..

When is it legal and safe to use Remote start?

  • When the car is under supervision.
  • When the car is not in an enclosed, unventilated area - the exhaust gases can be harmful to both humans and animals.
  • When people or animals are not near to or around the car.
  • When observing local/national regulations regarding idling.
  • When observing local/national regulations regarding noise levels when your Volvo's engine is running.

Car model/model year

XC90 of model year 2016 and later

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards

XC40 and XC60 of model year 2018 onwards

V60 and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards

S60 of model year 2020 onwards

The range of models may vary depending on market.

This article is applicable to

Car model/model year

XC90 of model year 2016 and later

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards

XC40 and XC60 of model year 2018 onwards

V60 and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards

S60 of model year 2020 onwards

The range of models may vary depending on market.

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Car systems Volvo On Call

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