Recall Alert: 2011-12 Volvo S60

By Jennifer Geiger  on December 30, 2013

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 30,929 model-year 2011-12 Volvo S60 sedans manufactured between June 22, 2010, and May 14, 2012; only five-cylinder vehicles with a vehicle identification number code of 62 are affected.

The Problem: If the engine oil pressure becomes low, the vehicle may not alert the driver. This could damage the engine and cause it to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will update the affected software for free.

What Owners Should Do: Volvo has already started notifying owners. Owners can call Volvo at 800-458-1552 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236 for more information.

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Assistant Managing Editor Jennifer Geiger is a reviewer, car-seat technician and mom of three. She wears a lot of hats, many of them while driving a minivan.  Email Jennifer