Volvo “Fire May Occur” Recall C30 S40 V50 S60 V60 XC60 V70 XC70 S80

by: Alexandra M.

Volvo Recall Descripton: Fire May Occur

Volvo models affected by this Recall: C30, S40, V50, S60, V60, XC60, V70, XC70 and S80

Recall chassis numbers (VIN) by Volvo Model: 102909 to 104407 (Volvo XC70), 186679 to 191177 (Volvo V70), 186679 to 191177 (Volvo V70), 539013 to   540508 (Volvo S40), 610264 to 613753 (Volvo V50), 232840 to 235277 (Volvo C30), 004002 to 008807 (Volvo V60), 167724 to 176772 (Volvo XC60).

Build Date of Volvo cars Affected:

Recall total number of Volvo Cars  : 845

Recall defect descripton: On certain five cylinder engines, it is possible that the high pressure fuel pipes may not have been correctly installed and may leak. This should be identified by a smell of fuel from the engine bay. However, it is possible that in extreme cases an engine bay fire could occur.

Volvo Recall action: Recall all affected vehicles and replace the high pressure pipes.

Volvo Recall launch date: 03 December 2010

Recall Reference: R/2010/224