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Recall 09V463000

Occupants May Not Be Protected in a Crash

Body, Interior & Misc., November 17, 2009
Affected Cars

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

Four vehicles delivered to Puerto Rico without the panoramic roof option are affected. Due to the design of the headliner inside the interior, front seat occupants may not have proper protection in a crash.

What Should You Do?

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall due to only four vehicles being affected. 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.

Summary:

For four vehicles delivered to Puerto Rico that do not have the panoramic roof installed, the front seat occupants may not be protected in a crash. Dealers replaced the headliner assembly in each vehicle prior to sale. This recall began in November 2009. The Volvo recall number is R-217.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: November 17, 2009

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V463000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 4

Summary: VOLVO IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2010 XC60 VEHICLES BUILT WITHOUT THE PANORAMIC ROOF AND DELIVERED TO PUERTO RICO FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT."

Consequence: IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH THE FRONT SEAT OCCUPANTS MAY NOT HAVE PROPER PROTECTION.

Remedy: THESE FOUR VEHICLES ARE IN THE POSSESSION OF DEALERS IN PUERTO RICO AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEADLINER IN THE VEHICLE PRIOR TO SALE.

Notes: VOLVO RECALL NO. R-217.

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