Volvo “Engine may seize” Recall – S60 XC60 V70 XC70 S80

by: Alexandra M.

Volvo Recall Description: Engine may seize

Volvo models affected by this Recall: Volvo S60, XC60, V70, XC70, S80

Recall chassis numbers (VIN) by Volvo Model: 167002 to 169466; 135123 to 137267; 134102 to 135119; 000195 to 000435; 094101 to 095193

Build Date of Volvo cars Affected:

Recall total number of Volvo Cars: 326

Recall defect descripton: On effected petrol and diesel engines a spring clamp on the radiator hose connecting it to the water inlet pipe may be insecure. If not rectified the engine may lose coolant, overheat, seize and suddenly slow the vehicle rapidly to a halt.

Volvo Recall action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to have the radiator hose adequately secured.

Volvo Recall launch date: 16/07/2010

Recall Reference: R/2010/099