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2012 Volvo S60 Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 6 official 2012 Volvo S60 recalls. Find out if your 2012 Volvo S60 needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 22, 2013

Engine damage and/or stall condition could occur because the driver may not be warned of a low engine oil pressure condition.

Volvo will notify owners beginning the end of December 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Volvo recall number is R29436.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 13, 2012

Excess coating of the underbody can result in rigid, icicle-like areas hanging from the undercarriage. Over time, this rough coating may damage the fuel lines, resulting in a fuel leak and increasing the risk of a fire.

Volvo will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning April 13, 2012. If you notice a fuel leak and/or abnormal fuel smell, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 27, 2012

Because of a wiring problem under the front seats, in the event of a crash, the front and/or side impact airbags may not deploy as expected.

Volvo will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning March 30, 2012. There may be no symptoms related to this recall, or the airbag warning lamp may illuminate. If your airbag warning light comes on, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 14, 2011

Vehicles equipped with the optional spare tire and wheel kit have an incorrect tire pressure information label.

As of this writing, Volvo has not announced a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification during the next few weeks and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 3, 2011

A fuel leak or complete disconnect may develop from one of the fuel line fittings. Fuel leaks always increase the risk of a fire. In the case of complete disconnect, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. A fuel leak may develop with out warning. 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 26, 2011

Due to loss of fuel pressure, the engine may hesitate or stall with the fuel level below the 1/4 mark. This condition increases the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a medium priority recall; this would change to high if the vehicle is operated with the fuel level below 1/4 as the engine could stall without warning. 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.