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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 April 28, 2008

The bolts securing the cargo roof rails may be too short. When carrying roof cargo, the rails may come loose, increasing the risk of a crash.

Due to the low number of vehicles recalled and the fact that all owners of affected vehicles have been notified, this could be considered a low priority recall. If you have any questions, 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 March 11, 2008

The master cylinder is the heart of the brake system. This is where the fluid is forced out to each wheel to activate each brake. On some vehicles, this master cylinder may leak internally and cause poor braking performance.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the brake system may develop problems at any time. 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.

Summary on February 20, 2008
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 January 28, 2008

The climate control system of the vehicle keeps your vehicle warm or cold as desired, and keeps your windshield clear when fogged. Sometimes, when starting the vehicle, the climate control system will not function at all. This is due to faulty programming.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if any problems are noted with the climate control system. 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.

Summary on July 10, 2007
RepairPal Expert Overview on July 3, 2007

The jack crank handle could be misplaced under the battery retainer. This could short circuit the battery, increasing the risk of a fire.

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 29, 2007

The left door handle is attached by a cable. This cable may not be assembled and attached properly. An improperly attached cable may cause a safety concern in a collision.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if any problems are noted with the left door handle. 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.