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2012 Volvo S80 Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 2 official 2012 Volvo S80 recalls. Find out if your 2012 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 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.