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Volvo V70 recall 00V239000

Recall 00V239000
Body, Interior & Misc., September 29, 2000
Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2000

Mfr's Report Date:
September 29, 2000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V239000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH

Potential Number of Units Affected: 4957

Summary: ON CERTAIN STATION WAGONS, THE TAILGATE LOCKING MECHANISM MAY HAVE BEEN INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED WHICH, IN COMBINATION WITH COLD TEMPERATURES, COULD CAUSE IMPROPER LOCKING OF THE TAILGATE.

Consequence: THE TAILGATE MAY NOT LOCK PROPERLY.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOCKING MECHANISM FOR THE TAILGATE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 25, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.

Notes: VOLVO RECALL NO. 100.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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