Volvo XC60 Screen Not Working – How To Fix

By Max Anthony •  Updated: 02/21/22 •  6 min read

Volvo is one of the best-known car brands in the world. It is known for its engineering, safety, and durability. Volvo has also built up a reputation for producing high-quality cars that are easy to maintain and use. The company has nearly 100 years of experience in making cars. Volvo cars are designed with safety in mind and are very popular with many customers around the world.

Live Mechanic Help 24/7
Chat With A Mechanic Online

Connect with a verified mechanic in minutes. No appointments. No high fees. No waiting. Get back on the road and enjoy the ride.

 

Volvo has released many great cars in the past, including the Volvo XC60. The Volvo XC60 is one of the most popular models from the company. The Volvo XC60 has a reputation for being a safe and reliable car. It is known for its high level of safety and comes with an array of safety features.

 

One thing that many people love about the Volvo XC60 is its amazing interior design. The Volvo XC60 has a very classy interior design that looks great in any setting. This also makes it very comfortable to use as well as operate.

 

Live Mechanic Help 24/7
Chat With A Mechanic Online

Connect with a verified mechanic in minutes. No appointments. No high fees. No waiting. Get back on the road and enjoy the ride.

The Volvo XC60 offers many great features, including the built-in intuitive tech in the form of in-car Google assistance. This allows the user to use their smartphone to control various functions of the car through the car center display.

What is a Car Center Display?

A car center display is a computer screen located in the dashboard of a car. It displays all the functions of the car, such as navigation, stereo and phone. The Volvo XC60 has a built-in center display that is easy to use and is great for when you are driving in unfamiliar areas, or just would prefer to be able to multitask during a ride without your hands leaving your steering wheel.

What does the Volvo XC60 Center Display do?

 

The Volvo XC60 center display is used to control many of the functions of the car. You can control these functions through your smartphone or by using voice commands in your vehicle. Here are some of the things you can do through your Volvo XC60 car center display:

 

1) Navigation-related commands

The first thing you can do with your Volvo XC60 center display is to use the navigation system. You can change the settings of the navigation system, such as selecting a route or selecting a new destination. You can also use voice commands to control navigation in your car.

 

By connecting to Google Maps straight from your center display, you can use your phone to make directions to your destination. This is especially useful when you are traveling in unfamiliar areas.

 

2) Play music and other medias

The second thing you can do with your Volvo XC60 center display is to control the stereo system. This is done through the “Media” menu in your car center display.

 

You can use voice commands to control music playback in your car and select different songs or radio stations. You can also change the volume of your stereo system through the center display.

 

3) Make phone calls and send or read text messages

The third thing you can do with your Volvo XC60 center display is to use it as a phone. You can call contacts by using voice commands and make calls using speakerphone, hands-free mode, or Bluetooth connectivity in your car.

 

The phone book of your Volvo XC60 will be synced with all of your contacts so that you don’t have to re-enter contact information each time you make a call from the car.

 

Using Siri, you can even have her read out text messages or dictate them for you. This is a great feature if you have to drive long distances and need to keep your eyes on the road.

 

4) Control heating and air conditioning

The fourth thing you can do with your Volvo XC60 center display is to control the heating and air conditioning system in your car. You can control the temperature of the interior and other functions through the “Temperature” menu in your car center display.

 

5) Connect to your HomeKit

The fifth thing you can do with your Volvo XC60 center display is to connect to your HomeKit. This is done through the “Controls” menu in your car center display.

 

Using HomeKit, you can control various functions of your home such as lighting, temperature, and door locks. This is a great feature if you have kids and want to make sure that they don’t get into trouble when they are at home alone.

What to Do if the Screen Malfunctions

Unfortunately, sometimes the center display may malfunction. Here’s some pointers on what you can do if this happens:

 

1) Restart the screen

The first thing you can do is restart the screen. It’s likely that your car center display screen stopped working just because of a freeze or a glitch. Restarting the screen will fix this problem.

 

2) Unplug, then replug the fuses

If the screen still doesn’t work, you can try unplugging your car center display and replugging the fuses. If the screen still doesn’t work, you will need to take your car to a Volvo service center for further assistance.

 

3) Check for a short circuit

The next thing you can do is to check for a short circuit. This will cause the screen to malfunction, especially if your screen is glitching and turning off and on repeatedly.

 

You can also refer to your owner’s manual in case you’d like to make sure you do this step correctly. Look at the state of your fuses, connectors, and the power cord to make sure that there is no short circuit. If you see a short circuit, it’s best to get it fixed by a professional as soon as possible. As a general tip, refer to a specialized Volvo servicer for the best results.

 

4) Update the operating system

The next thing you can do is to update the operating system of your Volvo XC60 center display. This will help fix any bugs or issues that may be causing the screen to malfunction.

 

You can update your operating system by connecting your car center display to a computer via USB and updating it. This will not only fix any bugs but also improve the overall performance of your Volvo XC60 center display.

(Visited 6,120 times, 17 visits today)

Max Anthony

Max is a gizmo-savvy guy, who has a tendency to get pulled into the nitty gritty details of technology and cars. He attended UT Austin, where he studied Information Science. He’s married and has three kids, one dog and a GMC truck and a Porsche 911. With a large family, he still finds time to share tips and tricks on cars, trucks and more.

Keep Reading