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hi there . .
does anyone know how to check the engine temperature to avoid overheating. I know its not a problem now but I used to be able to tell than in my Merceds. I do not see a gauge or the option and I checked the manual in the car and it only says that if the car over heats than there is an alert but is there a way that anyone knows about having it readily viewable ?

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There is no gauge it will alert you if the temperature goes out of range. I also wish Volvo would provide a separate screen that had gauges to indicate temperatures, oil pressure, voltage, etc.
 

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These data actually is constantly put out through the OBD 2 port located on the bottom left of the driver side panel. I purchased an overhead display which displays speed, RPM, Voltage and engine temp. You can get them on Amazon just search for overhead display car.
 

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These data actually is constantly put out through the OBD 2 port located on the bottom left of the driver side panel. I purchased an overhead display which displays speed, RPM, Voltage and engine temp. You can get them on Amazon just search for overhead display car.
thats pretty cool .. I learned something new .. I still wish Volvo would provide a software update and include it in the car status screen. it would be nice to know about the car. ford one their all wheel drives provide the percentage being shifted between the rear wheel and front wheel system and I love that feature ...
 

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thats pretty cool .. I learned something new .. I still wish Volvo would provide a software update and include it in the car status screen. it would be nice to know about the car. ford one their all wheel drives provide the percentage being shifted between the rear wheel and front wheel system and I love that feature ...
Totally agree. Volvo contradicts itself. On one side it has all the high tech options and neglected the simple ones. For example, my 2015 Impala displays all tires pressure all the time in PSI. Volvo doesn't even have this feature. So back again to purchasing third party solution to just show tire pressure. If I can just run engineering on the new Volvo for one day, I can make a top notch car... LOL
 

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This is another example of a really poorly written owner's manual. Why don't they just tell us "There is no temperature guage"? I searched and searched through the manual, wasted time and got very frustrated. Finally contacted Volvo to learn the above. Even my 1987 Corvette has about a dozen readouts on car systems that the driver can access with the flips of a few switches.
 
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