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Volvo recall 06V441000

Recall 06V441000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Volvo C70 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
S60 2001, 2002
S70 1999, 2000
S80 1999, 2000, 2001
V70 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
V70 XC 1999, 2000

Drive Train, December 29, 2006
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06V441000

NHTSA Action Number: EA05021

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 170099

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A COMBINATION OF THROTTLE POSITIONING SENSOR IRREGULARITIES, A DIRTY THROTTLE HOUSING, AND/OR INEFFICIENT SOFTWARE CALIBRATION MAY CAUSE A WARNING LAMP TO LIGHT AND THE SUBSEQUENT ONSET OF LIMP HOME MODES.

Consequence: THIS RESULTED IN A HIGH NUMBER OF VEHICLES GOING INTO THE LIMP HOME MODE WITHOUT NEED.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE CURRENT SOFTWARE UPGRADE ONTO THE INVOLVED VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 29, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.

Notes: VOLVO RECALL NO. R155. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION┬┐S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration