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Recall: No. 7 of 17
Recall Ref: R/2012/032
Exact Model: S60 & XC60
Description: FUEL MAY LEAK
VIN: 302264 to 308564(XC60), 124055 to 128338(S60)
Build Date: 10 jan 2012 to 03 feb 2012
Numbers: 402
Defect: Some vehicles may have had excessive underbody protection applied which, when drying. could have formed small stalactite shaped formations. These formations may have formed close to the underbody fuel lines and could damage them and cause a fuel leak. Due to the positioning of the fuel lines escaping fuel or fuel vapour could potentially lead to a fire.
Action: Inspect all vehicles and cut any stalactite shaped formations off. If the fuel line is damaged it will be replaced. Only 1% of vehicles are expected to have any damage to the fuel line.
Launch Date: 13 March 2012
Recall: No. 8 of 17
Recall Ref: R/2010/165
Exact Model: S60, XC60, V70, XC70, S80
Build Date:
Numbers: 6844
Defect: It is possible that an electrical short circuit within a connector could result in the illumination of the "Airbag System Service Required" message and Supplemental Restraint System warning lamp on the dashboard. Should this occur, the driver's airbag would not deploy as intended if the vehicle is involved in a collision.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles to check and rework the connector.
Launch Date: 18 October 2010
Recall: No. 9 of 17
Recall Ref: R/2012/028
Exact Model: S60,V60, V70,S80, XC60 & XC70
VIN: 076075 to 103860 (S60), 213101 to 226383 (V70), 151101 to 155385 (S80) 035101 to 054616 (V60) 118101 to 127175 (XC70) 237068 to 271560 (XC60)
Build Date:
Numbers: 9330
Defect: It has been identified that the wiring harness for the SRS system may not have been correctly attached to the front seat frames. It is possible that continued adjustment of the seat position may cause the harness to become detached. If this should occur, a warning light will illuminate on the instrument panel warning the driver of a fault with the SRS system. However, in this condition, the front and side airbags may not deploy if the vehicle is involved in a collision.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles for an inspection of the wiring harnesses and ensure that it is correctly routed and secured. If not, then reroute and securing of the wiring harness.
Launch Date: 07 March 2012

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


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