Volvo “Power steering fluid may leak – risk of fire” Recall – XC60

by: Alexandra M.

Volvo Recall Description: Power steering fluid may leak – risk of fire

Volvo models affected by this Recall: Volvo XC60

Recall chassis numbers (VIN) by Volvo Model: 00001 to 86575

Build Date of Volvo cars Affected:

Recall total number of Volvo Cars: 3898

Recall defect descripton: It has been identified that a joint between the power steering high pressure lines and the steering gear may not have been assembled correctly. This may result in a power steering hydraulic fluid leak, and a sudden loss of steering assistance. Due to the pressure within the hydraulic system, hydraulic fluid may be sprayed onto the engine with the attendant risk of fire.

Volvo Recall action: Recalled vehicles will check the subject joint and if necessary replace any cross threaded bolt. At the same time the joint will be modified.

Volvo Recall launch date: 05/03/2010

Recall Reference: R/2010/027