2009 Volvo C70 Owner's Manual

2009 Volvo C70 owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Volvo
Model:
C70
Rating:
(7)

Online manual

Size:
4.21 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
4
Introduction
10
General information
10
12
Volvo and the environment
12
Accessory Installation
13
Important warnings
13
Driver distraction
13
Safety
16
Occupant safety
16
Occupant safety reminders
16
Reporting safety defects in the U.S.
16
Reporting safety defects in Canada
17
Using seat belts
18
Seat belts
18
Seat belt guides
19
Seat belt use during pregnancy
19
Child seats
20
Seat belt reminder
20
Rear seats
20
Seat belt maintenance
20
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
21
Supplemental Restraint System
21
The front airbag system
22
Front airbag deployment
23
Disabling the passenger's side front airbag
26
Occupant Weight Sensor (OWS)
26
Side impact airbags – front seats only
29
Side impact protection airbags
29
Introduction
31
Roll-over Protection system (ROPS)
31
Driving after a collision
32
Crash mode
32
Children should be seated safely
33
Child safety
33
Automatic Locking Retractor/Emergency Locking Retractor (ALR/ELR)
34
When attaching the seat belt to a child seat:
34
Volvo's recommendations
34
Volvo has some very specific recommendations:
34
Child restraints
35
Child restraint systems
35
Securing an infant seat with a seat belt
37
Infant seats
37
Securing a convertible seat with a seat belt
39
Convertible seats
39
Securing a booster cushion
41
Booster cushions
41
Using the ISOFIX lower child seat anchors
42
ISOFIX lower anchors
42
Registering a child restraint
43
Child restraint registration and recalls
43
Instruments and controls
46
Instrument overview
46
Control panel in driver's door
48
Instrument panel
49
Instrument panel
49
Function check
51
Indicator and warning symbols
51
Symbols in the center of the instrument panel
51
Warning symbol
51
Information symbol
51
Symbols – left side
53
Symbols – instrument panel
53
Symbols – right side
54
1. Turn signal indicator for trailer (certain markets only)
54
2. Parking brake applied
54
3. SRS system warning light
54
4. Oil pressure warning light On certain engines, this symbol is not used to indicate low oil pressure. Instead, a text warning is provided in the information display, see also page .
54
5. Seat belt reminder
54
6. Generator warning light
54
7. Brake failure warning light
55
Door open warning
55
At low speeds
55
At higher speeds
55
Messages
56
Information display
56
12-volt socket (front seat)
58
12-volt sockets
58
59
Lighting panel
59
Parking lights
59
Headlights
59
Brake lights
59
Fog lights
59
Front fog lights (option)
59
Rear fog light
60
Instrument panel lighting
60
Unlocking the fuel filler door
60
Manually unlocking the fuel filler door
60
Lever positions
61
Left-side steering wheel lever
61
Turn signals
61
When turning
61
When changing lanes
61
High/low beam headlights
61
Continuous high beams
61
High beam flash
61
Home safe lighting
61
63
Trip computer
63
Controls
63
Resetting
63
Engaging the cruise control function
65
Cruise control (option)
65
Increasing or decreasing speed
65
Temporarily disengaging the cruise control
65
Cruise control is also automatically disengaged:
65
Returning to the set speed
66
Disengaging cruise control
66
Windshield wipers
67
Right-side steering wheel lever
67
A–Windshield washers
67
Headlight washers (certain models)
67
Low/high beam headlights on
67
Parking lights on
67
B – Rain sensor (option)
68
On/Off
68
Manual deactivation
68
Automatic deactivation
68
C – Thumb wheel
68
Steering wheel adjustment
69
Steering wheel adjustment, Hazard warning flashers
69
Hazard warning flashers
69
Parking brake (hand brake)
70
Parking brake
70
Operation
71
Power windows
71
Power window control – front passenger's side
71
Rearview mirror
72
Mirrors
72
Rearview mirror with compass (option)
72
Calibrating the compass
72
Power door mirrors
73
Adjusting the mirrors
73
Driver's door mirror:
73
Passenger's door mirror:
73
Storing the mirrors' position
73
Folding power door mirrors (option on certain markets only)
73
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) - option
74
Control panel
75
Personal settings
75
Available settings
75
Clock adjust
75
Lock confirmation light
75
Autolock
75
Unlock
75
Automatically folding the door mirrors
76
Operating side windows
76
Temporarily turning off the double locking function and alarm sensor(s)
76
Approach lighting
76
Home safe lighting
76
Information
76
Climate functions
76
Keyless locking and unlocking (option as available)
76
Reset to factory settings
76
Introduction
77
HomeLink® Wireless Control System (option)
77
Programming HomeLink
77
Gate Operator/Canadian Programming
78
Using HomeLink
78
Erasing HomeLink Buttons
79
Reprogramming a Single HomeLink Button
79
Climate
82
General information
82
Ice and snow
82
Fog on the inside of the windows
82
Climate control maintenance
82
Refrigerant
82
Passenger compartment filter
82
Display
82
Personal settings
82
Air vents in the dashboard
84
Air vents
84
85
Electronic Climate Control
85
ECC functions
85
1. Auto – On/Off
85
2. Blower speed
85
3. Recirculation
86
Timer
86
4. Defroster
86
5. Airflow controls
86
6. Air conditioning On/Off
86
7 and 8. Heated front seats (option)
86
9. Rear window and door mirror defrosters
87
10. Temperature selector
87
Sensors
87
Acceleration
87
88
Air distribution
88
Interior
92
Front seats
92
Accessing the rear seat
92
Manual seat
92
Power seat
93
Power seats (option)
93
Adjusting the seat
93
Emergency stop
94
Programming the seat memory, driver's seat only (option)
94
Central locking system remote control and driver's seat memory
94
Before operating the power retractable hard top
96
Power retractable hard top
96
Trunk divider
97
Power retractable hard top cover
97
Operating the power retractable hard top
98
Power retractable hard top-related text messages
98
Emergency operation
99
Temporary cover
100
Wind blocker (retailer installed accessory)
100
Interior lighting
102
Interior lighting
102
Courtesy lighting – automatic function
102
Footwell lighting
102
Rear reading lights
102
Vanity mirror
103
104
Storage compartments
104
Glove compartment
105
Jacket hanger
105
Compartment in door panel
106
Locking function
106
Rear seat storage compartment
106
Storage under the front, center armrest
106
CD storage
107
Cup holders in the center console
107
Rear cup holders
107
Storage compartment behind the parking brake
108
Loading the trunk
109
Trunk
109
Raising and lowering the folded top in the event of a fault
110
Load anchoring eyelets
110
12-volt socket in trunk (option)
110
Carrying long loads (ski hatch)
111
Removing the center backrest cushion
111
Opening the plastic hatch
111
Replacing the backrest cushion
111
Securing long objects
111
Locks and alarm
114
Remote control and key blade
114
Loss of a remote control
114
Immobilizer (start inhibitor)
114
Remote control functions
114
Weak battery in the remote control
116
Replacing the battery in the remote control
116
Key blade
116
Removing the key blade
116
Reinserting the key blade in the remote control
117
Unlocking the doors with the detached key blade
117
To disable the alarm
117
Locking the doors with the detached key blade
117
Locking points
118
Valet locking
118
Keyless locking and unlocking
120
Keyless drive (option as available)
120
Location of the keyless drive antennas
122
Locking/unlocking the vehicle from the inside
124
Locking and unlocking
124
Opening the trunk from the insideU.S. models only
125
Mechanically opening the trunk
125
Locking the glove compartment
125
The alarm system
127
Alarm (option)
127
The alarm indicator light
127
Arming the alarm
127
Disarming the alarm
127
Turning off (stopping) the alarm
128
Audible/visual alarm signal
128
Temporarily turning off the accessory alarm sensor(s)
128
129
Starting and driving
132
General information
132
Weight distribution affects handling
132
Handling, roadholding
133
Driving through water
133
Cold weather precautions
133
Conserving electrical current
134
Before a long distance trip
134
Octane rating
136
Fuel requirements
136
Deposit control gasoline (detergent additives)
137
Unleaded fuel
137
Gasoline containing alcohol and ethers
137
Fuel filler door
137
Refueling
138
Ignition switch positions
139
Ignition switch
139
To start the engine
140
Starting the vehicle
140
Starting a vehicle with keyless drive
142
Starting the vehicle with keyless drive (option as available)
142
6-speed manual transmission (option on certain models)
143
Manual transmission, 6-speed (certain markets only)
143
Engaging reverse gear, 6-speed transmission
143
Shiftgate positions
144
Automatic transmission (option)
144
Gear selector positions
144
P – Park
144
R – Reverse
144
N – Neutral
144
D – Drive
144
Manual shifting – Geartronic
145
While driving
145
Cold starts (turbo engines)
145
Kickdown
145
Safety function
145
Overriding the shiftlock system
146
Shiftlock override
146
Brake circuit malfunction
147
Brake system
147
Power brakes function only when the engine is running
147
Water on brake discs and brake pads affects braking
147
Severe strain on the brake system
147
Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
147
For optimal ABS braking effect:
148
Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)
148
Emergency Brake Assistance – EBA
148
Dynamic Stability Traction Control (DSTC)
149
Stability system
149
Symbols used by the stability system
150
150
Emergency towing
151
Towing
151
Towing a vehicle with all four wheels on the ground
151
The following points should also be observed:
152
Towing vehicles with front wheel drive
152
154
Jump starting
154
General information
155
Towing a trailer
155
Installing the ball holder
157
Detachable trailer hitch
157
Removing the ball holder
157
Loading the vehicle
158
Transporting loads
158
Keep the following in mind when loading the vehicle:
158
Introduction
159
Blind Spot Information System (BLIS)–option
159
When does BLIS function
160
How BLIS functions in daylight and darkness
160
Limitations
161
Cleaning the BLIS camera lenses
161
Switching BLIS on and off
161
BLIS system messages
162
Introduction
163
Park assist (Option/accessory)
163
Function
163
Rear park assist
163
Front park assist
163
Activating/deactivating park assist
164
Audible signals from the park assist system
164
Faults in the system
164
Cleaning the sensors
165
Wheels and tires
168
General information
168
Tread wear indicator
169
New Tires
169
Tire age
169
Improving tire economy
169
Inflation labels
170
Tire inflation
170
Checking tire pressure
171
Cold tires
171
To check inflation pressure:
171
Load ratings
171
Speed ratings
171
Tire inflation pressure table
172
Inflation pressure—U.S. models
172
Tire inflation pressure table
173
Inflation pressure—Canadian models
173
Tire designations
174
Tire designations
174
Terminology
176
Glossary of tire terminology
176
Loading the vehicle
177
Vehicle loading
177
Steps for Determining Correct Load Limit
177
Uniform tire quality gradings
179
Uniform tire quality gradings
179
Snow chains
180
Snow chains, snow tires, studded tires
180
Snow tires, studded tires
180
Tires for winter use:
180
Temporary spare
181
Temporary spare
181
Wheel nuts
182
Wheel nuts
182
183
Tire rotation
183
Changing a wheel
184
Changing a wheel
184
Installing the wheel
185
Returning the jack to its storage space
185
Introduction
186
Tire Sealing System
186
Tire sealing system–overview
186
Tire sealing system–temporarily repairing a flat tire
187
Stage 1: Sealing the hole
187
Stage 2: Checking inflation pressure
189
Replacing the sealing compound container
189
Inflating tires
190
Introduction
191
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
191
Car care
196
Washing and cleaning the car
196
Upholstery care
198
Fabric
198
Interior plastic components
198
Alcantera™ suede-like material
198
Leather care
198
Cleaning the seat belts
199
Cleaning floor mats
199
Touching up minor paint damage
200
Paint touch up
200
Color code
200
Minor stone chips and scratches
200
Deep scratches
200
Maintenance and servicing
204
Volvo maintenance
204
The Federal Clean Air Act – U.S
204
Maintenance
204
Applicable warranties – U.S/Canada
204
Periodic maintenance helps minimize emissions
204
Vehicle Event Data (Black Box)
204
Owner maintenance
206
Maintaining your car
206
Emission inspection readiness
206
What is an Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II)?
206
How Do States Use OBD II for Emission Inspections?
206
How Can My Vehicle Fail OBD II Emission Inspection?
206
How Can I Prepare for My Next OBD II Emission Inspection?
206
Opening the hood
208
Hood
208
209
Engine compartment
209
Changing engine oil and oil filter
210
Engine oil
210
Washer fluid
212
Fluids
212
Coolant
212
Brake fluid
213
Power steering fluid
213
Replacing windshield wiper blades
214
Wiper blades
214
Battery maintenance
215
Battery
215
Battery symbols:
215
Battery replacement
215
Removing the battery
215
Installing a new battery
216
Introduction
217
Replacing bulbs
217
Removing the headlight housing
217
Low beam bulb
218
Installing a new bulb
218
High beam bulb
219
Parking light bulb
219
Turn signal
220
Side marker light
220
Front fog light (option)
220
Removing the taillight bulb holder
221
Location of taillight bulbs
221
High-level brake light
221
License plate lighting
222
Footwell lighting
222
Trunk lighting
222
Vanity mirror lighting
223
Rear reading light bulbs
223
Replacing fuses
224
Fuses
224
Fuse box in the engine compartment
225
Fuses in the engine compartment
226
Fuse box in the passenger compartment
228
Fuses in the passenger compartment
229
Audio
234
Audio functions
234
USB/iPod connector (option)
235
USB flash drive
236
MP3 player
236
iPod
236
Sound settings
236
Optimal sound reproduction
236
Subwoofer (accessory)
237
Surround sound
237
Activating/deactivating Surround sound
237
Equalizer Front/Rear
237
Automatic sound control
237
Radio function controls
239
Radio functions
239
Storing preset stations
239
Manually storing a station
239
Automatically storing a station
239
Saving auto-stored stations in the preset memory
240
Scanning
240
Activating/deactivating SCAN
240
Storing a station found with SCAN
240
Radio text
240
Listening to satellite radio
240
Selecting Sirius radio mode
240
Activating Sirius radio
240
Selecting a channel category
241
Selecting a channel
241
Direct channel entry
241
Scanning
241
Storing a channel
241
Song Seek and Song Memory
242
Song memory
242
Song seek
242
Radio text
242
Advanced settings
242
Skip options
242
CHANGE CODE
243
SIRUS ID
243
CD function controls
244
CD player/CD changer
244
Playing a CD
244
Single CD player
244
CD changer (option)
244
CD eject
244
CD Pause
245
Audio files
245
Navigating the disc and playing tracks
245
Changing tracks
245
Fast forward/back
245
Random play
245
Activating/deactivating the random function-CD player
245
Activating/deactivating the random function-CD changer
246
Disc text (CD changer only)
246
Scan
246
CD eject
246
Compact disc care
246
FM1/FM2 menu
248
Audio menu
248
AM menu
248
CD menu
248
CD changer menu
248
AUX menu
248
Introduction
249
Bluetooth® hands-free connection
249
Getting started
249
Activating/deactivating
249
Connecting cell phones
249
Making a call
250
Disconnecting the cell phone
250
Handling calls
250
Incoming calls
250
Automatic answer
250
Call settings
251
Sound settings
251
Call volume
251
Audio system volume
251
Ringing volume
251
Ringing tones
251
More information about registering and connecting cell phones
251
Automatic connection
251
Manual connection
252
Phone book
252
Searching for contacts
252
Voice control
252
Voice mail number
252
Call lists
252
Entering text
253
Bluetooth® menus
253
Specifications
256
Label information
256
Dimensions
258
Dimensions and weights
258
Weights
259
Specifications and capacities
260
Fuel, oils, and fluids
260
Oil specifications
262
Engine oil
262
Oil viscosity (stable ambient temperatures)
262
Operation in hot climates
262
Operation in temperate climates
262
Extreme engine operation
262
American Petroleum Institute (API) symbol
262
263
Engine specifications
263
General information
265
Electrical system
265
Battery
265
Bulbs used in the car
265
Three-way catalytic converter – general information
267
Three-way catalytic converter
267
Volvo On Call Roadside Assistance
268
Volvo programs
268
Technician certification
268

FAQ about the 2009 Volvo C70 Manual

What contains the 2009 C70 manual?

The Volvo C70 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Volvo to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Volvo C70. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Volvo C70 2009 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Maintenance for your Volvo C70, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues

Where to download the 2009 Volvo C70 Owners Manual?

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Is the manual for the Volvo C70 year 2009 free?

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The Volvo C70 (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

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