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Volvo S70 Recall 99V236000

Body, Interior & Misc., September 15, 1999

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 15, 1999
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
124,381
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
99V236000
Component
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FRONTAL PASSENGER AIR BAG MAY BE OVERLY SENSITIVE TO CERTAIN ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE.
Consequence
THIS COULD POSSIBLY CAUSE AN INADVERTENT DEPLOYMENT.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADDITIONAL GROUND WIRE IN THE PASSENGER SIDE TO ASSURE SUFFICIENT GROUNDING.
Notes
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 15, 1999.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 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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