Volvo “Loss of power steering fluid may cause a fire” Recall – V70 S80 1.6 Diesel

by: Alexandra M.

Volvo Recall Description: Loss of power steering fluid may cause a fire

Volvo models affected by this Recall: Volvo V70, S80 1.6 Diesel

Recall chassis numbers (VIN) by Volvo Model:

Build Date of Volvo cars Affected:

Recall total number of Volvo Cars: 260

Recall defect descripton: A joint on the high pressure line of the power assisted steering may not have been assembled correctly. This may lead to a leakage of steering fluid into the engine bay. This could result in sudden loss of power assistance, but in extreme cases, it could result in a localised fire within the engine bay.

Volvo Recall action: Recall affected vehicles to check and, if required, torque the unit up to the correct specification.

Volvo Recall launch date: 09/06/2010

Recall Reference: R/2010/066