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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2012 Volvo S60

2012 Volvo S60

2012 Volvo S60 Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

The automatic transmission may develop shifting problems and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate due to internal component failure and/or software issues. It is always best to be sure the transmission control module has the latest software installed when any major transmission repair is performed.

2012 Volvo S60 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., February 27, 2012

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The wire harness under the front seats may not have been secured properly to the seat frame. As a result, when the seats are moved to adjust the seating position, the wire harness may be pulled, causing it to disconnect. In the event of a crash, the front and/or side impact airbags may deploy improperly or not at all, increasing the risk of personal injury. Also, the lap belt pretensioner may not deploy. Dealers will inspect and secure the affected harness as necessary to correct this concern. The Volvo recall number is 250.

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Body, Interior & Misc., March 13, 2012

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The incorrect mixture and over application of the underbody coating can result in rigid, icicle-like areas hanging from the undercarriage. Over time, this rough surface can damage the fuel lines, resulting in a fuel leak and increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect the undercarriage; if excessive coating is found in the fuel line area, it will be removed and damaged fuel lines will be replaced. The Volvo recall number is R251.

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Engine, May 26, 2011

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The software controlling the fuel pump may not be compatible with all fuel pumps and components, resulting in insufficient fuel transfer in the pump unit. Under certain driving conditions, if the fuel level goes below the 1/4 mark, the engine may hesitate or stall. This condition increases the risk of a crash. Dealers will upgrade the engine control module software to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin on June 17, 2011. The Volvo recall number is R243.

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Engine, June 3, 2011

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The male part of the fuel line quick connector was manufactured with dimensions out of specification. As a result, the locking function may not be engaged. The fuel line quick connector may detach and the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash. In less severe cases, a leak or fuel smell may develop. Any fuel link increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel lines to correct this concern. This recall is expected to begin during June of 2011. The Volvo recall number is R245.

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Suspension & Steering, October 14, 2011

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Certain vehicles equipped with an optional spare tire and wheel kit were assembled with the incorrect tire pressure information label. A misprinted label could lead to improper tire inflation, which could result in a tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the affected vehicles and replace the incorrect label as necessary. The Volvo recall number is R247.

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