Due to inadequate welding, a fuel leak may develop from the fuel rail. A fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will install a v-clamp to the fuel rail to correct this concern. The Volvo recall number is R128.
2003 Volvo V40 Recalls
Potential Fuel Leak from Fuel Rail
Engine,January 28, 2004
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Volvo V40 Recall 03V284000
Body, Interior & Misc.,December 19, 2003
Summary:CERTAIN PASSENGER CARS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." THE SECOND ISOFIX GUIDE WAS NOT INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES AND, IN CERTAIN CASES, THE OWNER¿S MANUAL ISOFIX INFORMATION IS INCORRECT.