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    Recalls: Volvo calls in S60 T5 over oil pressure indicator
    2013-12-30

    As anyone with a driver's license should be able to tell you, the oil pressure indicator on a car is a vital feature. If you don't have enough oil pressure, your engine could seize up, leaving you stranded and causing catastrophic damage for both your automobile and your wallet. Worryingly, then, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says ...

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    Recalls: 2013 Volvo S80, XC70 recalled over faulty TPMS
    2012-09-07

    Tire pressure monitoring systems are notoriously persnickety, but an issue found with the TMPS on the 2013 Volvo S80 and XC70 have been deemed worthy of a recall by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Due to a software glitch in possibly 300 of the Volvos (combined), the "TPMS Service Required" light will come on after 15 minutes of ...

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    Recalls: Volvo recalls 2011-2013 S80 sedans over transmission software
    2012-07-16

    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 happens, the engine could stall, thereby increasing the chances ...

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    Report: Volvo hit with $1.5M NHTSA fine for delayed recalls
    2012-07-06

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has fined Volvo $1.5 million for delaying safety recalls, according to The New York Times. The Swedish automaker settled with NHTSA after the government agency alleged delays with a total of seven recalls for a range of different models. Those actions included incorrect tire pressure labels, faulty air ...

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    Recalls: Volvo recalls 2012 S60, S80, XC60 and XC70 models over wiring harness
    2012-03-05

    Volvo is recalling its S60, S80, XC60 and XC70 models, all from the 2012-model-year, for an electrical system wiring harness issue. There are 17,000 cars affected by the situation, in which a harness could have been improperly attached to the front seats, resulting in a potential separation when the seat is moved. Such a separation could lead to the ...

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    Recalls: 2007 Volvo S80 sedan recalled over steering concern
    2011-07-29

    If you're one of the 8,406 people who bought a 2007 Volvo S80 between March of 2006 and May of 2007, be prepared to make a service appointment at your local dealership. S80 sedans manufactured during this time period are being recalled due to power steering reservoir return hoses that may have been incorrectly routed. According to the National Highway ...

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    Recalls: Volvo recalls new S60 over fuel starvation problem
    2011-06-07

    It seems like the 2012 Volvo S60 just showed up to the party, yet it already needs to go – back to the dealership, that is. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on its website that Volvo was recalling 7,558 S60 models built between November 18, 2010 and May 5, 2011 due to a fuel starvation issue. At fault is software for ...

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    Volvo recalls four models over potential power seat flaw
    2010-12-07

    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. According to the National Highway Transportation ...

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    Volvo recalls various 2011 models over fuel cutoff calibration fears
    2010-11-29

    Volvo and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration have announced that the Swedish automaker will recall some 6,046 vehicles from the 2011 model year due to a possible flaw in the engine control module. According to NHTSA, a fuel shut-off parameter in the software is too sensitive, and under certain conditions, the engine may stall. ...

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    Volvo XC60 faces small recall over side airbags
    2010-11-24

    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 "may not properly protect the occupant, increasing the risk of injuries." All 58 vehicles (yes, just 58 vehicles) covered ...

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    Chrysler, Volvo announce new recalls
    2010-10-20

    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 change in the type of materials used in the hose's ...

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    2007-2010 Volvo S80 recalled for tire-pressure monitoring system
    2010-08-02

    The ever-conscious safety fanatics at Volvo have realized it's unwittingly made a mistake on their 2007-2010 S80 sedans. It seems that the maximum permissible tire pressure information was printed incorrectly in the owner's manuals and on the sticker pasted to the vehicles' door jams. Worse, that same incorrect inflation data is hard-coded into the cars' ...

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    Volvo recalls over 140K 2001-2005 and 2010 MY vehicles over fuel system issues
    2009-12-22

    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 manufactured within the past decade. The first recall is directed at 136,100 2001-2005 model year S60, S80, V70, XC70, ...

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    Nearly 12,000 Volvo S80, XC60, and XC70 models recalled over stall concerns
    2009-09-08

    A software glitch is responsible for 11,993 Volvo models being recalled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The campaign includes model year 2008-2010 S80 models, 2010 S60 models, 2009-2010 XC70 models, and the 2010 XC60, all running faulty software in their central electronic modules (CEM). According to NHTSA, the signal from ...

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    Update: Volvo recalls 360,000 cars
    2006-11-25

    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. Models affected include the 1999-2002 V70, and C70 coupes and ...

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