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Old May 31st, 2022, 13:26   #1
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Hi All

Very much a new member here and a first time Volvo owner.

However I need a little help....

I bought a D3 XC40 20 plate last weekend.

Really like the car.

The problems are two errors.

- Start/Stop Support battery service required

- In reverse I get the message Park Assist System Temporarily Unavailable.



I have done around 400 miles in the car since purchase and had the support battery checked this morning - apparently it is fine 71%.

Am i missing anything obvious on this?


Many Thanks

Andy
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Old Jun 1st, 2022, 05:48   #2
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Hi Andy and welcome mate, there is a search symbol at top of page it may be able to help you.
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Old Jun 6th, 2022, 23:42   #3
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Hi Andy.

Did you buy from a Volvo dealership?

In my experience the stop / start can stop working if the car has been stood for some time. This seems to be quite common during lockdown. It's a very small battery and I wouldn't have thought 71% charge would be enough. However, I had this problem on an XC60 last year and it went away on its own after a couple of long journeys. Failing that, it may need a new auxiliary battery.

Systems that are temporarily unavailable are usually due to blocked sensors (wet leaves etc), but in this case it could be a faulty sensor. You say it's a 20 plate car, so it's still under warranty. If this message continues, your Volvo dealership will sort it.
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