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Recall 10V147000

Potential Fuel Leak From Fuel Line Connector

Body, Interior & Misc., April 23, 2010
Affected Cars

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

Fuel travels from the fuel tank underneath the vehicle to the engine compartment via a fuel line. This fuel line is joined to other components through the use of connectors. One of these connectors may be leaking, near the right front wheel area.

What Should You Do?

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; fuel leaks, if present, pose a fire hazard. 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:

The fuel line may leak at a connector near the right front wheel area. A fuel leak near an ignition source is a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the fuel line date code and replace the line if it falls in the affected date range. The Volvo recall number is R224. This recall began on April 23, 2010.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: April 23, 2010

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V147000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,494

Summary: VOLVO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 XC90 VEHICLES. A LEAK MAY DEVELOP IN THE FUEL LINE BETWEEN THE LINE AND A CONNECTOR.

Consequence: FUEL ODOR MAY BE DETECTED. A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN LEAD TO A FIRE AT THE RIGHT FRONT WHEEL.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE PRINTED ON THE FUEL LINE AND REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE LINE IF IT FALLS WITHIN THE RECALLED RANGE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.

Notes: VOLVO RECALL NO. R224.OWNERS 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 .

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