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Recall: No. 4 of 16
Recall Ref: R/2011/063
Exact Model: S60
VIN: 001148 to 077042
Build Date:
Numbers: 6
Defect: It is possible that due to a software issue, fuel may not be pumped from one side (passive side) of the fuel tank to the other side (active side). This can occur even if the fuel gauge is reading a quarter full. If fuel transfer is not possible, it may ca
Action: In the first instance, drivers are requested to keep their vehicle's fuel tanks above half full. Then all affected vehicles will be recalled for the upgrade of the software.
Launch Date: 27 May 2011
Recall: No. 5 of 16
Recall Ref: R/2011/056
Exact Model: S60
Build Date:
Numbers: 1
Defect: Vehicles may have an incorrectly manufactured fuel supply line, which could lead to fuel leakage. In worst cases the fuel line could become detached and the engine would stall without warning to the driver.
Action: Replace fuel supply line.
Launch Date: 04 May 2011
Recall: No. 6 of 16
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

Manufacturer contact details:
Volvo Car UK Ltd
Parkway, Globe Park, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1YQ
08457 564636


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