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Volvo V40 Recall 03V424000

Potential Fuel Leak from Fuel Rail

Recall Details

Due to inadequate welding, a fuel leak may develop from the fuel rail. A fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will install a v-clamp to the fuel rail to correct this concern. The Volvo recall number is R128.

Our Quick Take

A fuel leak may develop from the fuel rail.

What Should You Do?

Volvo will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning January 28, 2004. If you are experiencing a fuel leak and/or fuel smell, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

Engine, January 28, 2004

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
January 28, 2004
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
15,067
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
03V424000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Summary
ON CERTAIN SEDANS AND STATION WAGONS, THERE MAY BE A FUEL LEAK FROM THE FUEL RAIL DUE TO INADEQUATE WELDING.
Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A V-CLAMP TO THE FUEL RAIL. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JANUARY 28, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.
Notes
VOLVO RECALL NO. R128.CUSTOMERS CAN 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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