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Volvo C70 Recalls

Models : Volvo C70, Volvo S60
Suspension & Steering, October 14, 2011
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Certain vehicles equipped with an optional spare tire and wheel kit were assembled with the incorrect tire pressure information label. A misprinted label could lead to improper tire inflation, which could result in a tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the affected vehicles and replace the incorrect label as necessary. The Volvo recall number is R247.

Models : Volvo C30, Volvo C70, Volvo S40, Volvo S60, Volvo S80, Volvo V50, Volvo V70, Volvo XC70, Volvo XC90
Electrical & Lights, November 5, 2010
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Volvo is recalling all models equipped with Garmin 760 Portable Global Positioning System units because the battery may overheat, which could lead to a fire. Volvo advises owners to stop using the Garmin device immediately and consult the Garmin website to determine if they have a defective unit. The unit's battery will be replaced and a spacer inserted to prevent the problem from reoccurring. This will be performed free of charge.

Models : Volvo C30, Volvo C70, Volvo S40, Volvo V50
Suspension & Steering, July 1, 2008
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Some vehicles have a power steering return hose that may rupture because a section was not vulcanized properly. If the hose ruptures, there would be a rapid loss of power steering fluid and loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the steering return line assembly. The recall began July, 2008. The Volvo recall number is 201.

Models : Volvo C70, Volvo S40, Volvo V50
Brakes, March 11, 2008
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The brake master cylinder may leak internally due to a faulty seal. If this happens, the brakes may not operate as designed, and stopping distances may be increased. In severe cases, brake loss may occur. Dealers will inspect and replace the master cylinder if necessary. The Volvo recall number is 194. This recall began on March 11, 2008.

Models : Volvo C70
Body, Interior & Misc., June 29, 2007
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The left door handle cable may not be attached properly. This may cause a safety issue during a collision. Dealers will adjust the door handle cable and secure it. The Volvo recall number is R180. The recall began on June 29, 2007.

Models : Volvo C70, Volvo S60, Volvo S70, Volvo S80, Volvo V70, Volvo V70 XC
Drive Train, December 29, 2006
Summary:ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A COMBINATION OF THROTTLE POSITIONING SENSOR IRREGULARITIES, A DIRTY THROTTLE HOUSING, AND/OR INEFFICIENT SOFTWARE CALIBRATION MAY CAUSE A WARNING LAMP TO LIGHT AND THE SUBSEQUENT ONSET OF LIMP HOME MODES.
Models : Volvo C70, Volvo S70, Volvo V70, Volvo V70 XC
Electrical & Lights, January 24, 2005
Summary:ON CERTAIN PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH MAY CEASE TO FUNCTION.
Models : Volvo C70, Volvo S70, Volvo V70
Electrical & Lights, March 19, 2001
Summary:VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THERE COULD BE INADEQUATE CONTACT BETWEEN THE BULB AND SOCKET WHICH COULD CAUSE THE FRONT TURN SIGNAL NOT TO FUNCTION AS DESIGNED.
Models : Volvo 850, Volvo C70, Volvo S70, Volvo V70
Electrical & Lights, September 15, 1999
Summary:VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. OPERATION OF THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH, OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, CAN RESULT IN INCONSISTENT OPERATION OF THE SWITCH.
Models : Volvo C70, Volvo S70, Volvo V70
Body, Interior & Misc., September 15, 1999
Summary:VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FRONTAL PASSENGER AIR BAG MAY BE OVERLY SENSITIVE TO CERTAIN ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE.