Volvo Recalls

NHTSA safety recall results (66)

Recall information provided by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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99V035
These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 301, "Fuel System Integrity". The fuel filter bracket configuration margins are insufficient. In the event of a vehicle crash, fuel leakage could occur. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.
Dealers will install a fuel filter protection bracket. Owner notification is expected to begin during March 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.
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03V434
On certain sport utility vehicles, the front wheel speed sensors may be defective, causing an erroneous wheel speed signal. This can adversely affect a number of vehicle functions, including brake, engine, transmission, and torque distribution control, which relay on this signal for proper operation.
Dealers will replace the front wheel sensors. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during December 2003. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.
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98V254
On certain station wagons equipped with third seats, users of this seat, when exiting the vehicle, can come in contact with the tailpipe. Contact with the tailpipe can result in personal injury.
Owners will be requested to inspect the length of the vehicle's tailpipe and, if necessary, return the vehicle to a dealer for repair. Owner notification is expected to begin during the fall of 1998. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.
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96V199000
The screws which attach the throttle plate to the throttle shaft can loosen, allowing the throttle plate to come in contact with the throttle housing.
This condition could prevent the throttle from returning to idle position, increasing the potential for a vehicle crash.
Dealers will replace the throttle housing.
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01V169
Certain passenger vehicles are being recalled for a problem with a diode in the electronic climate control system. The diode may have a reduced service life.
Dealers will install an adapter with a diode fitted to the heater fan motor. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began June 11, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.
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01V100
On certain sedans and wagons, the rear outboard seat belt anchorage bolts may have been incorrectly tightened. In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury.
Dealers will inspect the anchorage bolts and tighten to the correct torque level. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began April 30, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.
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03V424
On certain passenger vehicles, there may be a fuel leak from the fuel rail due to inadequate welding. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
Dealers will install a V-clamp to the fuel rail. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule for this campaign. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.
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01V101
On certain wagons, the bolted joint, used for attaching the bracket that is part of the installation hardware for the ISOFIX-type child restraint, may have been incorrectly tightened. In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury.
Dealers will inspect the anchorage bolts and tighten to the correct torque level. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began April 30, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.
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Structure: Frame and members


2021-11-11
21V881000
Volvo Car USA, LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2021 XC40 BEV vehicles. A bolt that secures the cross-member bracket for the electrical motor in the engine compartment may be loose or missing.
A loose or missing bolt may decrease the structural protection of the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.
Dealers will replace the cross-member bracket and install new bracket bolts, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed December 16, 2021. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R10128.
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Air bags


2021-10-14
21V800000
Volvo Cars USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2001-2007 V70 and XC70 vehicles. The driver's air bag inflator may explode during deployment, due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.
Dealers will replace the driver's air bag, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 14, 2021. Owners may contact Volvo Car customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo Car's number for this recall is R10136.
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