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Recall: No. 1 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2003/008
Exact Model: 700 Series S90 S40 S80 V40 V70 S70 V90 800 Series 900 Series
Build Date:
Numbers: 1042
Defect: Under certain conditions the detachable tow bar may work loose resulting in the tow bar becoming detached from the vehicle.
Action: Replace the tow ball and housing with a calibrated unit.
Launch Date: 10 January 2003
Recall: No. 2 of 7
Recall Ref: R1999/100
Exact Model: S40 and V40
VIN: 462088 TO 474404 (PARTLY)
Build Date: 2000 Model Year
Numbers: 1173
Defect: Some front brake calipers on the affected vehicles may have been manufactured using an incorrect material, and may crack and leak under heavy load.
Action: Recall potentially affected vehicles and replace all front brake calipers that are found to be in the suspect range.
Launch Date: 18 November 1999
Recall: No. 3 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2003/173
Exact Model: S40 and V40
Description: Possible fuel leak
Build Date:
Numbers: 8183
Defect: The engine fuel rail may leak and cause drivability disturbances and a fuel leak
Action: Recall affected vehicles and secure fuel rail end cover with a V-clamp
Launch Date: 17 November 2003

Manufacturer contact details:
Volvo Car UK Ltd
Scandinavia House, Norreys Drive, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 4FL
01628 422200


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