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    Recalls: Volvo recalls 2011-2013 S80 sedans over transmission software

    Volvo has announced the automaker is recalling certain 2011-2013 S80 models over faulty transmission software. The campaign covers a total of 1,469 vehicles, which may have a software error that could prevent the transmission from downshifting from fifth to fourth gear when it should. If that ...

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    Volvo recalls four models over potential power seat flaw

    Volvo is recalling a number of models due to faulty seat rails that may allow the passenger to slide the seat too far forward. According to the Swedish automaker, the mechanism was manufactured wrong, and if the passenger is seated too close to the dash, an injury may occur during an accident. ...

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    Volvo XC60 faces small recall over side airbags

    2010 Volvo XC60 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volvo is recalling select XC60 models for an airbag assembly issue that could result in the safety device failing to deploy or deploy improperly. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the defective air bag ...

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    Chrysler, Volvo announce new recalls

    Both Chrysler and Volvo have announced fairly sizeable recalls. Chrysler is bringing a total of 26,397 cars, trucks and vans back to dealers to replace a faulty power steering line the company says could cause an engine fire. The hoses have been found to separate from the crimped end thanks to a ...

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    Volvo recalls over 140K 2001-2005 and 2010 MY vehicles over fuel system issues

    2010 Volvo XC60 - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Vehicles manufactured by Volvo are the subject of two different recalls newly announced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA). The recalls, both involving problems with fuel systems, cover more than 140,000 vehicles ...

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    Volvo recalls 1,000 C1 platform cars for steering fault

    It's not a large recall, but the effort will correct a potentially serious problem. Slightly more than 1,000 C1 platform cars -- C30, S40, V50, and C70 -- are in need of a replacement power steering return line. The hose isn't up to spec and could rupture, leading to a rapid loss of fluid and with ...

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    Volvo recalling 82,000 S40 and V50 models

    Volvo has announced a recall of 82,000 vehicles due to a rust problem that can lead to engine stall. The recall affects My 2004 through 2006 5-cylinder gasoline-powered S40 and V50 models. The majority of the problem cars are roaming the streets of the United States, Sweden and Germany as they are ...

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    Update: Volvo recalls 360,000 cars

    Looks like Volvo's bad recall news we told you about Wednesday got worse. Reuters is reporting that Volvo will recall 360,000 cars, not 170,000 we said in the previous post.According to the official NHTSA-ordered recall, Volvo will install new software to fix speed controls on the recalled cars. ...

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    Volvo, Ford, Chrysler recalling thousands

    The NHTSA says Ford, Volvo and Chrysler are recalling a total of about 300,600 vehicles.Ford gets off relatively light and is bringing in 422 Crown Vics and Mercury Grand Marquis to replace improperly secured windshields.Volvo, however, will install new software to fix speed controls on more than ...


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