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On a manual transmission, the gear shifter may be loose where it fastens to the transmission. This may cause loss of shifting and vehicle control.
We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high priority if any problem becomes present as you shift the vehicle. 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.
The shifter on a manual transmission may be loose where it mounts to the assembly. A loose shifter may present a loss of shifting and vehicle control. Dealers will re-torque the shifter lever assembly to the correct specification. This recall began on June 14, 2010. The Volvo recall number is R227.