Volvo “Loss of power steering assistance” Recall – S60 V60 XC60 V70 XC70 S80

by: Alexandra M.

Volvo Recall Description: Loss of power steering assistance

Volvo models affected by this Recall: Volvo S60, V60, XC60, V70, XC70, S80

Recall chassis numbers (VIN) by Volvo Model: 000194 to 015058; 001068 to 004929; 094101 to 102873; 134101 to 141673; 135123 to 168101; 167101 to 186553

Build Date of Volvo cars Affected:

Recall total number of Volvo Cars: 3134

Recall defect descripton: The auxiliary drive belt tensioner can suffer from premature wear, which may cause it to fail. This can lead to loss of steering power assistance and a slight possibility of loss of drive, should the drive belt or tensioner invade the cambelt area.

Volvo Recall action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to replace the auxiliary drive belt and tensioner.

Volvo Recall launch date: 28/11/2013

Recall Reference: R/2013/140