Volvo Recall Description: Parking brake may unintentionally release

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

Recall chassis numbers (VIN) by Volvo Model: 011004 to 260428; 081110 to 350262; 290056 to 360156; 162386 to 190680; 140559 to 223682; 213001 to 331870; 237064 to 729424

Build Date of Volvo cars Affected: 02/12/2010 to 02/02/2015

Recall total number of Volvo Cars: 2146

Recall defect descripton: Vehicles with manual gearboxes and start/stop functionality have Parking Brake Module (PBM) software that may allow the parking brake to unintentionally release. The unintended release of the parking brake can only occur when the engine is running and the gearstick moved, so it will happen when the vehicle is attended.

Volvo Recall action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to download upgraded Parking Brake Module (PBM) software.

Volvo Recall launch date: 19/02/2015

Recall Reference: R/2015/040

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