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Volvo C70 recall 07V218000

Left Door Handle Cable May Be Attached Incorrectly
Body, Interior & Misc., June 29, 2007

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The left door handle is attached by a cable. This cable may not be assembled and attached properly. An improperly attached cable may cause a safety concern in a collision.


We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if any problems are noted with the left door handle. 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 left door handle cable may not be attached properly. This may cause a safety issue during a collision. Dealers will adjust the door handle cable and secure it. The Volvo recall number is R180. The recall began on June 29, 2007.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2007

Mfr's Report Date:
June 29, 2007

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07V218000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Potential Number of Units Affected: 7828

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, AN INCORRECT TEMPORARY ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTION RESULTED IN AN INCORRECT ASSEMBLY OF THE LEFT DOOR HANDLE BOWDEN CABLE ATTACHMENT.

Consequence: THIS INCORRECT ASSEMBLY MAY RESULT IN THE LEFT DOOR NOT MEETING CERTAIN LEGAL REQUIREMENTS AT A CERTAIN CRASH SCENARIO.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL ADJUST THE LEFT DOOR BOWDEN CABLE BY REMOVING AN EXISTING CABLE TIE AND PLACING THE BOWDEN CABLE IN ITS DESIGNATED POSITION FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 29, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.

Notes: VOLVO RECALL NO. R180. CUSTOMERS MAY 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.

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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