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Recall: No. 1 of 44
Recall Ref: R2000/093
Exact Model: (New) and S80
VIN: 171 - 929 (NEW V70), 580 - 116811 (S80)
Build Date: 1998 - 2000 (Partly)
Numbers: 5500
Defect: The ball joint between the front wheel king pin and the suspension link arm may have a short life. This can result in play in the joint or at worst a broken ball joint.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and replace ball joint with quality assured type.
Launch Date: 02 October 2000
Recall: No. 2 of 44
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. 3 of 44
Recall Ref: 1999/078
Exact Model: 800 S70 & V70
Build Date: 1997 and 1998 model year
Numbers: 24476
Defect: The master lighting switch on the instrument panel may cease functioning. In such cases the headlamps may fail to operate.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and replace switch with quality assured unit.
Launch Date: 13 October 1999

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


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