Volvo XC90 2015-2022 Owners Manual / Starting and driving / Parking brake

Volvo XC90: Starting and driving / Parking brake

The parking brake helps keep the vehicle stationary by mechanically locking two wheels.

Volvo XC90. Parking brake

The parking brake controls are located in the tunnel console between the seats.

When the electric parking brake is being applied, a faint sound can be heard from the brake's electric motor. This sound can also be heard during the automatic function check of the parking brake.

If the vehicle is stationary when the parking brake is activated, it will only be applied to the rear wheels. If it is activated while the vehicle is moving, the normal brakes will be used on all four wheels. Braking will be transferred to only the rear wheels when the vehicle is almost stopped.

    Maintenance of the brake system

    Regularly check the brake system components for wear. To keep the vehicle as safe and reliable as possible, follow the Volvo service schedule specified in the Warranty and Maintenance Records Information booklet...

    Activating and deactivating the parking brake

    Use the parking brake to help keep the vehicle stationary when it is parked. Activating the parking brake Pull up the control. The symbol in the instrument panel will illuminate when the parking brake is activated...

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