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Volvo Recalls

Search our database of 93 Volvo recalls. Find out if your Volvo has a safety-related defect or problem and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 21, 2013

An electronic module that controls the operation of the headlights and signals as well as the wipers may malfunction, resulting in the wipers staying on continuously, and the lights not working.

Volve notified owners of affected vehicles starting in 2013. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 10, 2012

Volvo has recalled and repaired nine vehicles prior to their sale because portions of the airbag system may deploy unexpectedly.

Volvo will notify dealers beginning August 22, 2012. All vehicles subject to this recall will be repaired prior to their sale.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 27, 2012

The low tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) may incorrectly display the "TPMS Service Required" message.

As of this writing, Volvo has not provided information on when they will be notifying owners of affected vehicles. If you note the "TPMS Service Required" message being displayed, 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 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 March 13, 2012

Excess coating of the underbody can result in rigid, icicle-like areas hanging from the undercarriage. Over time, this rough coating may damage the fuel lines, resulting in a fuel leak and increasing the risk of a fire.

Volvo will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning April 13, 2012. If you notice a fuel leak and/or abnormal fuel smell, 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.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 14, 2011

Vehicles equipped with the optional spare tire and wheel kit have an incorrect tire pressure information label.

As of this writing, Volvo has not announced a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification during the next few weeks and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 21, 2011

A leak may develop from the power steering return hose, resulting in a sudden loss of power steering assist and increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Power steering assist could be lost 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 June 3, 2011

A fuel leak or complete disconnect may develop from one of the fuel line fittings. Fuel leaks always increase the risk of a fire. In the case of complete disconnect, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. A fuel leak may develop with out 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 26, 2011

Due to loss of fuel pressure, the engine may hesitate or stall with the fuel level below the 1/4 mark. This condition increases the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a medium priority recall; this would change to high if the vehicle is operated with the fuel level below 1/4 as the engine could stall 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.