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An electrical short circuit could develop at the starter motor. Smoke may appear from under the hood and an electrical fire could result.
Please contact your Volvo dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
An electrical short circuit may develop between the positive battery and ground at the starter motor solenoid. Smoke may appear from under the hood and the car may not start. If the short were to occur while driving, electrical power could be lost. Any electrical short increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect and increase the distance between the B+ terminal and the starter motor solenoid as necessary. This recall is expected to begin on January 31, 2006. The Volvo recall number is R150.