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Volvo recall 99V236000

Recall 99V236000

Affected Cars:

Make Model Year(s)
Volvo C70 1998
S70 1998
V70 1998

Body, Interior & Misc., September 15, 1999
Original Recall from the NHTSA

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 99V236000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Potential Number of Units Affected: 124381

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FRONTAL PASSENGER AIR BAG MAY BE OVERLY SENSITIVE TO CERTAIN ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE.

Consequence: THIS COULD POSSIBLY CAUSE AN INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENT.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL GROUND WIRE IN THE PASSENGER SIDE TO ASSURE SUFFICIENT GROUNDING.

Notes: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 15, 1999.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration