Volvo XC40 Dashboard Lights and Meanings
The Volvo XC40 SUV was launched in late 2017. If you have fault lights on the dash of your Volvo XC40, here you will find all the warning lights and symbols explained. This dash warning light guide includes all model variants of the Volvo XC40.
Volvo XC40 warning symbols alert the driver that a function has been activated, that a system is operating, or that a fault or error may have occurred. In general, the most serious defects and alerts are shown as a red warning light.
The Volvo XC40 dashboard warning lights are explained below and should take appropriate measures according to the manufacturer's recommendations.
The Volvo XC40 dash warning lights help you to understand failure in your vehicle. They can prevent a car from a breakdown or total failure, which can save you from an expensive repair bill. If these lights are working correctly, no warning light is illuminating; it means you stay safer on the road.
Seat Belt Reminder in Volvo XC40
The red seat belt warning light on Volvo XC40 illuminates along with an audible alarm notifying the driver, and front passenger must fasten their seat belts.
Airbag System in Volvo XC40
The Volvo XC40 airbag warning light comes on for a short time only when the engine has started. If the light stays on or illuminate while driving, a fault has been detected.
Hand Break or Break System in Volvo XC40
The exclamation mark inside a circle indicates a problem with the parking brake. Depending on your location, the red Volvo XC40 BRAKE symbol may appear. Brake symbol Control panel Warning light. A low battery charge may be the possible cause that the parking brakes cannot be applied or released. Connect an auxiliary battery to the vehicle to allow the brakes to be released if necessary.
Anti-Lock Break System, ABS in Volvo XC40
The Volvo XC40 ABS warning light generally lights up in amber. ABS prevents wheels from locking when braking hard or braking on a slippery surface. ABS (Antilock Brake System) symbol letters may appear depending on your vehicle.
Dynamic stability control or DSC in Volvo XC40
Volvo XC40 Electronic Stability Control helps the driver avoid skidding and improves traction when accelerating. ESC is activated whenever the engine is started. ESC consists of Stability control, Traction control, Engine drag control, and Trailer stability assistance. The ESC cannot be disabled entirely, but when sport mode is activated, the ESC intervenes less than usual, allowing the driver a little more flexibility in driving. When sports mode is enabled, ESC OFF light will illuminate.
Runflat indicator RPA of Volvo XC40
The Volvo XC40 tire pressure system sign will illuminate in two cases:
If Steady light illuminates, that indicates one or more vehicle tires have lost significant pressure. Stop as soon as possible, check the tires, and, if necessary, change the wheel.
If the light blinks for approximates a minute later, it stays on to indicate that the tire pressure system is malfunctioning.
Engine Functions of Volvo XC40
The Volvo XC40 emission control system observes toxic exhaust emissions. This warning light referred to as the 'check engine' light is an indication that a failure has occurred in the emission control system. You may mark an increase in fuel consumption. If the warning light is blinking or you notice that the motor is not working correctly, seek urgent assistance.
Rear Fog Lights of Volvo XC40
This symbol represents the rear fog lights of Volvo XC40 being switched on.
Particulate Filter of Volvo XC40
This sign tells you that there is a problem with your car's particulate filter. It is fitted to diesel cars to reduce emissions, reducing the amount of soot released through the car's exhaust system.
Dipped head lights of Volvo XC40
Volvo XC40's dipped headlight symbol indicates that dipped light is on. It is basically used at nights. Pull the lever towards you for a temporary high beam, "Flash to pass" scenario.
Turn Indicator of Volvo XC40
The turn indicator symbols represent the indicator is switched on of Volvo XC40.
Side Lights, Low-Beam Head Lights of Volvo XC40
This Volvo XC40 dashboard warning light informs the driver that the exterior lights/sidelights/parking lights/headlights are switched on.
Front Fog Lights of Volvo XC40
This symbol represents the front fog lights of Volvo XC40 being switched on.
General lights of Volvo XC40
The warning triangle on the Volvo XC40 containing an exclamation mark/sign indicates that a fault has been detected, which may affect the safety of the vehicle occupants or may cause damage to the vehicle.
High-Beam Headlights of Volvo XC40
Volvo XC40's high beam headlight symbol indicates that high beam headlights are on. Keep the multifunction control lever away from you to switch the headlights to a higher beam.