Applying the electric parking brake

Applying the electric parking brake  - Parking brake - Your driving environment - Volvo XC60 Owners Manual - Volvo XC60

Parking brake control
Parking brake control

1. Press firmly on the brake pedal.

2. Push the control.

> The panel flashes while the parking bake is symbol in the instrument panel flashes while the parking bake is being applied, and glows steadily when the parking brake has been fully applied.

3. Release the brake pedal and ensure that the vehicle is at a standstill.

4. When the vehicle is parked, the gear selector must be in position P.

NOTE
• In an emergency the parking brake can be applied when the vehicle is moving by holding in the control. Braking will be interrupted when the accelerator pedal is depressed or the control is released.
• An audible signal will sound during this procedure if the vehicle is moving at speeds above 6 mph (10 km/h).

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