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Recall 10V564000

Volvo Recalls 2010 Vehicles Due to Defective Curtain Air Bags

Body, Interior & Misc., November 9, 2010
Affected Cars

RepairPal Expert Overview

Summary:

Volvo is recalling 2010 XC60 models due to a curtain air bag that may have been assembled improperly during the manufacturing process. This may cause the air bag not to deploy correctly, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will inspect the curtain air bag assembly and adjust if necessary.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: November 9, 2010

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V564000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 58

Summary: VOLVO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 XC60 VEHICLES. THE CURTAIN AIR BAGS MAY HAVE BEEN MIS-ASSEMBLED DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. THIS MAY CAUSE AN AIR BAG TO NOT DEPLOY OR NOT DEPLOY AS INTENDED.

Consequence: IF THE CURTAIN AIR BAG DOES NOT PERFORM AS INTENDED IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH NECESSITATING DEPLOYMENT OF THAT AIR BAG, IT MAY NOT PROPERLY PROTECT THE OCCUPANT, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE LEFT AND RIGHT CURTAIN AIR BAG ASSEMBLY AND ADJUST IF NECESSARY. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552 OR AT CUSTOMERCARE@VOLVOFORLIFE.COM.

Notes: VOLVO SAFETY RECALL NO. R233. 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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