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Volvo C70 Recall 07V218000

Left Door Handle Cable May Be Attached Incorrectly

Recall Details

The left door handle cable may not be attached properly. This may cause a safety issue during a collision. Dealers will adjust the door handle cable and secure it. The Volvo recall number is R180. The recall began on June 29, 2007.

Our Quick Take

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.

What Should You Do?

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.

Body, Interior & Misc., June 29, 2007

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
June 29, 2007
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
7,828
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
07V218000
Component
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, AN INCORRECT TEMPORARY ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTION RESULTED IN AN INCORRECT ASSEMBLY OF THE LEFT DOOR HANDLE BOWDEN CABLE ATTACHMENT.
Consequence
THIS INCORRECT ASSEMBLY MAY RESULT IN THE LEFT DOOR NOT MEETING CERTAIN LEGAL REQUIREMENTS AT A CERTAIN CRASH SCENARIO.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL ADJUST THE LEFT DOOR BOWDEN CABLE BY REMOVING AN EXISTING CABLE TIE AND PLACING THE BOWDEN CABLE IN ITS DESIGNATED POSITION FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 29, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.
Notes
VOLVO RECALL NO. R180. CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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