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Recall: No. 4 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2008/112
Exact Model: C30, S40, V50, C70
VIN: C30 078818-122732 to C30 078818-122732
Build Date:
Numbers: 3
Defect: It has been established that, the material in the power steering return line hose has not been manufactured to specification.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the hose inspected and replaced as necessary.
Launch Date: 17 July 2008
Recall: No. 5 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2009/155
Exact Model: C30,C70, S40, V50 & V70
VIN: 137302 to 141362 (V70), 093840 to 097332 (C70), 539517 to 549194 (V50), 181105 to 184545 (C30), 495936 to 500502 (S40)
Build Date:
Numbers: 42
Defect: It has been identified that due to internal leakage the gearbox hydraulic control module may not be able to engage or shift gears as intended.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the gearbox replaced.
Launch Date: 21 December 2009
Recall: No. 6 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2010/051
Exact Model: C30,S40,V50,C70,XC60,V70, XC70 & S80
VIN: 000269 to 206299 (C30), 177491 to 509783 (S40), 180043 to 569282 (V50), 000399 to 111999 (V70), 010000 to 099398 (C70), 000850 to 107561 (S80), 000400 to 065987 (XC70), 000212 to, 036471 (XC60)
Build Date:
Numbers: 20225
Defect: The engine oil level may rise. This situation may lead to the engine speed being maintained or possibly increased after the throttle pedal is released. In an extreme situation the engine may continue to run after it has been switched off.
Action: Recall the affected vehicles and carry out a ECM software upgrade, adjust engine oil level and install a decal to confirm oil level to the consumer.
Launch Date: 12 May 2010

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


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