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Car Recalls

Recalls are issued for cars with safety-related defects or problems

Volvo recalls

 

For Models: Volvo XC90

Body, Interior & Misc., April 23, 2010

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The fuel line may leak at a connector near the right front wheel area. A fuel leak near an ignition source is a fire hazard. Dealers will inspect the fuel line date code and replace the line if it falls in the affected date range. The Volvo recall number is R224. This recall began on April 23, 2010.

For Models: Volvo S60, Volvo S80, Volvo V70, Volvo XC70, Volvo XC90

Engine, January 15, 2010

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When exposed to certain environmental conditions (hot climate and temperature cycling) over time and in combination with varying fuel quality, the fuel pump can develop cracks in the fuel pump flange. If cracks develop, a fuel smell and/or leak may be noted. Any fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel pump as necessary to correct this concern. The Volvo recall number is R220.

For Models: Volvo XC60

Engine, December 28, 2009

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A fuel line cover under the vehicle may not be properly attached. Exposed fuel lines could be damaged, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect the fuel line cover and properly secure it as necessary. This recall is scheduled to begin by December 28, 2009. The Volvo recall number is R218.

For Models: Volvo XC60

Body, Interior & Misc., December 22, 2009

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The driver's seat side cover panel may come loose in the event of a side impact, causing the driver's seat belt not to restrain the driver as designed. Failure to properly restrain the driver would increase the driver's risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will modify the inside of the driver's seat side cover panel to correct this issue. The recall is expected to begin by December 22, 2009. 

For Models: Volvo XC60

Body, Interior & Misc., November 17, 2009

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For four vehicles delivered to Puerto Rico that do not have the panoramic roof installed, the front seat occupants may not be protected in a crash. Dealers replaced the headliner assembly in each vehicle prior to sale. This recall began in November 2009. The Volvo recall number is R-217.

For Models: Volvo S80, Volvo XC60, Volvo XC70

Electrical & Lights, September 28, 2009

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Software for the central electronic module may not send the signal the fuel pump electronic module needs to activate the fuel pump. The driver may be able to start the engine because of residual fuel pressure, but the engine will eventually stall again. If the vehicle stalls in certain conditions, a crash could occur. Dealers will update software for the central electronic module free of charge. The recall began on September 30, 2009. The Volvo recall number is R215.

For Models: Volvo S80, Volvo V70, Volvo XC70

Engine, July 8, 2009

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The engine cooling fan may stop working without warning due to a software error. Depending on the conditions, the occupants may experience reduced air conditioning performance and/or rapid heating of the engine temperature. The driver may not have sufficient time to react to the warning lights before engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the fan control module free of charge. The recall began July, 2009. The Volvo recall number is R214.

For Models: Volvo S80, Volvo XC70

Electrical & Lights, May 15, 2009

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A problem with the diagnostic software for the central electronic module (CEM) 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. Dealers will inspect the CEM and update the software free of charge. The recall began May 15, 2009. The Volvo recall number is R213.

For 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.

For Models: Volvo S80, Volvo XC90

Engine, May 2, 2008

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One hundred and two vehicles may have been assembled with incorrect bolts securing the engine mount. The aluminum engine mount bracket could break, resulting in excess engine movement. This could lead to an engine stalling condition, increasing the risk of a crash. Owners of the affected vehicles have been contacted and dealers will perform the necessary repairs. The Volvo recall number is 197.

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