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Volvo V70 Recall 00V239000

Body, Interior & Misc., September 29, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
September 29, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
4,957
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V239000
Component
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH

Summary
ON CERTAIN STATION WAGONS, THE TAILGATE LOCKING MECHANISM MAY HAVE BEEN INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED WHICH, IN COMBINATION WITH COLD TEMPERATURES, COULD CAUSE IMPROPER LOCKING OF THE TAILGATE.
Consequence
THE TAILGATE MAY NOT LOCK PROPERLY.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOCKING MECHANISM FOR THE TAILGATE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 25, 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.
Notes
VOLVO RECALL NO. 100.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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