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Recall 97V166000

Recall 97V166000

Affected Cars

Electrical & Lights, March 6, 1998

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 6, 1998
NHTSA Action Number
PE97012
Potential Number of Units Affected
9,684
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
97V166000
Component
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO LIMITED SPACE AND VARIATIONS IN THE ASSEMBLY OF THE CABLES, CHAFING OF THE INSULATION OF THE CABLES FEEDING THE SEAT HEATER, POWER SEAT MOTORS AND SEAT BELT WARNING INDICATOR SITUATED UNDER THE FRONT SEAT, CAN OCCUR.
Consequence
THIS CHAFING CAN LEAD TO A LOW OHM SHORT CIRCUIT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CABLE HARNESSES AND, IF NECESSARY, CORRECT OR REPLACE THESE CABLES.
Notify
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 6, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.
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