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2008 Volvo S80 Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 6 official 2008 Volvo S80 recalls. Find out if your 2008 Volvo S80 needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 5, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 11, 2010

The tire pressure information on the tire and loading label on the door frame may contain incorrect information about the maximum inflation pressure. Also, the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) software may be calibrated incorrectly. This does not conform to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; the tire and loading information should be corrected. 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 September 28, 2009

Software in one of the vehicle's computers may cause the engine not to start. In some cases the engine will start and only go a short distance before stalling. In some conditions, a crash could occur.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the software problem may occur 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 8, 2009

Engine temperature may rapidly rise without sufficient warning. The driver may not have sufficient time to react to the warning lights before engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the engine may overheat 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 15, 2009

A software problem may cause the windshield wipers not to operate when switched on, or to activate when not switched on. Driving the vehicle in certain weather conditions without functioning windshield wipers can increase the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the windshield wipers may not function as expected. 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 2, 2008

The engine could stall due to excess engine movement caused by a broken engine mount bracket, increasing the risk of a crash.

This could be considered a medium priority recall; this would change to high if any excess engine movement is noted during vehicle operation. Owners of the affected vehicles have been contacted. If you have not been contacted and feel your vehicle should be part of this recall, 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.