Cruise control

Cruise control  - Comfort and driving pleasure - Volvo S60 Owners Manual - Volvo S60

Steering wheel-mounted controls and display

Steering wheel-mounted controls and display

1 - Standby mode
2 - Resume set speed
3 - Deactivating
4 - Activate/set speed
5 - Set speed indicator (parentheses indicate standby mode)

Engaging the cruise control function

Before a speed can be set, the cruise control system must be engaged (put in standby mode).

Press the > The symbol  illuminates and the symbol (1).

> The symbol text (---) mph (5) indicates that cruise control is in standby mode. illuminates and the text (---) mph (5) indicates that cruise control is in standby mode.

NOTE NOTE

  • Putting cruise control in standby mode does not set a cruising speed.
  • When cruise control is in standby mode, the driver's seat belt must be fastened before a cruising speed can be set.

Setting a speed

Use the buttons set the vehicle's current speed. or The set speed is shown in the display. buttons set the vehicle's current speed. The set speed is shown in the display.

NOTE NOTE

Cruise control cannot be engaged at speeds below 20 mph (30 km/h).

Adjusting the set speed

After a speed has been set, it can be increased or decreased by using the buttons. or 1. Press and hold down  or buttons.

1. Press and hold down until the vehicle reaches the desired or speed. until the vehicle reaches the desired speed.

> This will become the set speed when the button is released.

2. Press for approximately a half second and or release the button to increase or decrease vehicle speed by approximately 1 mph for approximately a half second and release the button to increase or decrease vehicle speed by approximately 1 mph (1.6 km/h).

NOTE NOTE

  • A temporary increase in speed by pressing the accelerator pedal, for less than 1 minute (e.g. when passing another car), does not affect the current cruise control setting. The vehicle will automatically return to the previously set speed when the accelerator pedal is released.
  • If one of the cruise control buttons is kept depressed for more than approx. 1 minute cruise control is disengaged. The engine must then be switched off in order to reset cruise control.

Automatic deactivation

Cruise control is automatically deactivated temporarily if one of the following occurs:

  • If the speed drops below approximately 20 mph (30 km/h).
  • When the brake pedal is depressed.
  • If the gear selector is moved to position N.
  • During wheel spin or wheel lock-up.
  • If the vehicle's speed is increased by using the accelerator pedal for more than 1 minute.

The currently set speed will be saved in the system's memory.

Temporary deactivation

The driver can temporarily deactivate cruise control by pressing 0. The saved speed is shown in brackets in the information display.

Resume set speed

If cruise control has been deactivated temporarily, it can be reactivated by pressing to the most recently set speed.. The vehicle's speed returns to the most recently set speed.

WARNING WARNING

There may be a significant increase in speed after the Deactivation button has been pressed.

Deactivation

Cruise control is disengaged by pressing set speed is cleared. or by switching off the engine. The set speed is cleared.

WARNING WARNING

Cruise control should not be used in heavy traffic or when driving on wet or slippery roads. Cruise control may not maintain set speed on steep downgrades.

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