Volvo “Gearbox may jam” Recall – XC70 V70 S80 XC90 C30 S40 V50 C70 XC60

by: Alexandra M.

Volvo Recall Description: Gearbox may jam

Volvo models affected by this Recall: Volvo XC70, V70, S80, XC90, C30, S40, V50, C70, XC60

Recall chassis numbers (VIN) by Volvo Model: 543653 to 579597; 077895 to 136284; 497461 to 514357; 098008 to 099383; 182625 to 213511; 120618 to 130015; 079381 to 089583; 136282 to 158770; 544419 to 560779

Build Date of Volvo cars Affected:

Recall total number of Volvo Cars: 6961

Recall defect descripton: A section of the gear shift mechanism may over time become loose and cause the mechanism to become jammed. If this was to occur, it might not be possible to change gear or select neutral.

Volvo Recall action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to check that the ball joint for the gear selector is properly secured.

Volvo Recall launch date: 11/06/2010

Recall Reference: R/2010/071