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Recall 17V104000

Inflatable Curtain Air Bags Deploy Improperly In A Crash

Recall Details

The bolts that secure the inflatable curtain air bags in the vehicle may fracture, causing the air bags to deploy improperly in an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the bolts free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The inflatable curtain air bags may not be properly secured, which could cause them to deploy improperly in an accident. This would increase risk of occupant injury.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Volvo must be performed by a Volvo dealership. Volvo will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in April, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Volvo dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Volvo recall number is R89714.

Body, Interior & Misc., February 16, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 16, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
5,529
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V104000
Component
AIR BAGS

Summary
Volvo Car USA LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2017 XC90, S90, and V90 Cross Country vehicles. The bolts that secure the Inflatable Curtain (IC) air bags in place may break, possibly resulting in the IC air bag deploying improperly in the event of a crash. As, such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 226, "Ejection Mitigation."
Consequence
If the IC air bags do not deploy properly in the event of a crash, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.
Remedy
Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 1, 2017. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R89714.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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