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Volvo S80 Recall 00V238000

Suspension & Steering, September 18, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 18, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
49,488
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V238000
Component
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT

Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. OVER TIME, THE BALL JOINT BETWEEN THE FRONT WHEEL KING PIN AND THE SUSPENSION LINK ARM, CAN EXPERIENCE INCREASED LOOSENESS.
Consequence
THIS CONDITION COULD AFFECT THE BALL JOINT'S DURABILITY AND PERFORMANCE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH FRONT BALL JOINTS.
Notes
VOLVO RECALL NO. 99.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 18, 2000. 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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