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2011 Volvo S80 Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 2 official 2011 Volvo S80 recalls. Find out if your 2011 Volvo S80 needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 5, 2012

The transmission may not downshift correctly (such as shifting from fifth to fourth when coasting) due to a computer software error. This could result in lower than expected engine RPMs and possible engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Volvo will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning July 19, 2012. If you are experiencing stalling or transmission shifting issues, 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 November 17, 2010

The engine could stall unexpectedly because the software in the engine compute is too sensitive.

Volvo will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning December 10, 2010. If you are experiencing an engine stalling condition, 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. The Volvo recall number is R234.