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2008 Volvo XC70 Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 7 official 2008 Volvo XC70 recalls. Find out if your 2008 Volvo XC70 needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 5, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 14, 2010
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 February 20, 2008

The warning labels included in vehicles equipped with an integrated child booster seat are missing specific required information: "Death or serious injury can occur" from improper use of child restraint systems.

This could be considered a medium priority recall, evaluated to high if manufacturer's instructions are not followed when using child restraint systems. 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 January 31, 2008

The tire information label on the driver's side rear door was printed without the wheel size information. Vehicles equipped with the incorrect sized wheels and/or tires may have an increased risk of tire failure, which could lead to a crash.

This could be considered a medium priority recall, increasing to high if the vehicle's wheels and tires are not original equipment. Owners will be provided a correct label and installation instructions. If you do not receive a new label and feel you should, 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 October 31, 2007

The side air bags may not deploy as expected, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. The side air bags may not deploy 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.