Volvo “Power steering assistance could be lost and fluid may leak” Recall – XC90

by: Alexandra M.

Volvo Recall Description: Power steering assistance could be lost and fluid may leak

Volvo models affected by this Recall: Volvo XC90

Recall chassis numbers (VIN) by Volvo Model: 565652 to 579322; 563739 to 572767; 553910 to 576645

Build Date of Volvo cars Affected:

Recall total number of Volvo Cars: 4992

Recall defect descripton: A leak may occur from the internal pipes of the steering gear. In most cases the leak will be gradual and will drain the power steering oil generating noise and a slow decrease in the power steering assistance. In the worst case there could be a complete loss of power steering fluid and steering assistance without any warning to the driver.

Volvo Recall action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to replace the internal pipe set.

Volvo Recall launch date: 16/05/2011

Recall Reference: R/2011/059