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To avoid exceeding the approved carrying Overloading the vehicle
To avoid exceeding the approved carrying capacity of the tires, never overload the vehicle.

Overloading can lead to overheating and increases the rate at which damage develops inside the tires. This could result in a sudden loss of tire inflation pressure.◀

Make sure that fluids do not leak into the No fluids in the trunk
Make sure that fluids do not leak into the trunk; otherwise, the vehicle may be damaged.◀

    Vehicle equipment
    All standard, country-specific and optional equipment that is offered in the model series is described in this chapter. Therefore, equipment is also described that is not available in a vehicle, ...

    Determining the load limit
    Determining the load limit 1. Locate the following statement on your vehicle’s placard: ▷ The combined weight of occupants and cargo should never exceed XXX kg or YYY lbs. Otherwise, ...

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    Security indicator light
    This light blinks when the ignition switch is placed in the OFF, LOCK or ACC position. The blinking security indicator light indicates that the security systems equipped on the vehicle are opera ...

    Warning symbols on the battery
    NOTE A used battery should be disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner. Consult your Volvo retailer or take the battery to a recycling station. Handling Check that the bat ...

    Blocking wheels
    Place suitable blocks 1 at both the front and back of the wheel diagonally opposite the flat tire 2 to prevent the vehicle from moving when it is jacked up. WARNING Be sure to block the wheel a ...