Volvo “Fuel may leak” Recall – S60 XC60

by: Alexandra M.

Volvo Recall Description: Fuel may leak

Volvo models affected by this Recall: Volvo S60, XC60

Recall chassis numbers (VIN) by Volvo Model: 302264 to 308564; 124055 to 128338

Build Date of Volvo cars Affected: 10/01/2012 to 26/01/2012

Recall total number of Volvo Cars: 481

Recall defect descripton: Some vehicles may have had excessive underbody protection applied which, when drying. could have formed small stalactite shaped formations. These formations may have formed close to the underbody fuel lines and could damage them and cause a fuel leak. Due to the positioning of the fuel lines escaping fuel or fuel vapour could potentially lead to a fire.

Volvo Recall action: Inspect all vehicles and cut any stalactite shaped formations off. If the fuel line is damaged it will be replaced. Only 1% of vehicles are expected to have any damage to the fuel line.

Volvo Recall launch date: 13/03/2012

Recall Reference: R/2012/032