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Volvo XC70 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 16 Volvo XC70 recalls between 2003 and 2016. Learn if your Volvo XC70 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 2, 2015

The automatic engine stop and restart function may fail due to a fuse that blows for the starter motor.

Recalls on your Volvo must be performed by a Volvo dealership. Volvo began notifying known owners of affected vehicles when the recall was announced, in October 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Volvo dealers below. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

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 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 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 November 17, 2010

The engine could stall unexpectedly because the software in the engine compute is too sensitive.

Volvo will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning December 10, 2010. If you are experiencing an engine stalling condition, 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. The Volvo recall number is R234.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 5, 2010
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RepairPal Expert Overview on January 15, 2010

Vehicles operated in certain warm weather climates may develop a fuel smell and/or leak.

Volvo will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning January 15, 2010. If you are experiencing a fuel smell and/or leak, 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) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 28, 2009

Software in one of the vehicle's computers may cause the engine not to start. In some cases the engine will start and only go a short distance before stalling. In some conditions, a crash could occur.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the software problem may occur 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.