Volvo XC90 2015-2021 Owners Manual / Starting and driving / Refueling

Volvo XC90: Starting and driving / Refueling

The fuel tank is equipped with a fuel filling system without a cover.

Refueling the vehicle at a service station

Volvo XC90. Refueling

It is important to insert the pump's nozzle past both of the two flaps in the fuel filler pipe before beginning fueling.

Instructions for fueling:

  1. Turn off the engine and open the fuel filler door.
  2. Select a fuel approved for use in the vehicle. For more information on approved fuels, see the section on “Fuel”.
  3. Insert the pump's nozzle into the fuel filler pipe's opening. There are two flaps just inside the fuel filler pipe and the pump's nozzle must push both of these flaps open before fuel can be added.
  4. Avoid overfilling the tank. Do not press the handle on the filler nozzle again after it has initially stopped pumping.
    • The fuel tank is now filled.

NOTE

An over-full tank may overflow in hot weather.

CAUTION

Avoid spilling gasoline during refueling. In addition to causing damage to the environment, gasolines containing alcohol can cause damage to painted surfaces, which may not be covered under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

Refueling from a fuel container

When filling from a fuel container, use the funnel provided in a foam block under the floor hatch in the cargo compartment.

  1. Open the fuel filler door.
  2. Insert the funnel into the fuel filler pipe's opening. There are two flaps just inside the fuel filler pipe and the tube section of the funnel must push both of these flaps open before fuel can be added.

WARNING

California Proposition 65

Operating, servicing and maintaining a passenger vehicle can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust, carbon monoxide, phthalates, and lead, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. To minimize exposure, avoid breathing exhaust, do not idle the engine except as necessary, service your vehicle in a well ventilated area and wear gloves or wash your hands frequently when servicing your vehicle. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/passengervehicle.

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