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Recall 17V127000

Seat Mounted Side Air Bag Fails To Deploy In An Accident

Recall Details

The seat mounted side air bags have inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the front seat side air bags free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The seat mounted side air bags may fail to deploy in an accident, increasing the 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 March, 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.

Body, Interior & Misc., March 1, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 1, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
112
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V127000
Component
AIR BAGS

Summary
Volvo Car USA LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2017 S60, S60CC, V60, V60 Cross Country, and XC60 vehicles. The affected vehicles have driver and front passenger seat side mounted side air bags (SAB) with inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection" and number 214, "Side Impact Protection."
Consequence
If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy
Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front seat side air bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2017. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R89712. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 16V-918.
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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