Parking brake

Parking brake  - Starting and driving - Volvo XC90 Owners Manual - Volvo XC90

1 Parking brake pedal

1 Parking brake pedal
2 Handle for releasing the parking brake

The parking brake pedal is located under the dashboard, to the left of the brake pedal.

NOTE
The indicator light will light up even if the parking brake has only been partiallyapplied.

When applying the parking brake

1. Press firmly on the brake pedal.
2. Press down pedal (1) firmly to its full extent.
3. Release the brake pedal and ensure that the vehicle is at a standstill.
4. If the vehicle rolls, the parking brake pedal must be pushed down more firmly.
5. When parking a vehicle always put the gear selector in P.

Parking on a hill

Х If the vehicle is pointing uphill, turn the front wheels so that they point away from the curb.
Х If the vehicle is pointing downhill, turn the front wheels so that they point toward the curb.

Releasing the parking brake

1. Press firmly on the brake pedal.
2. Pull handle (2).

NOTE
If you inadvertently pull the plastic cover, it can be pressed back into place.

WARNING
Press down the parking brake pedal firmly to its full extent.

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