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Recall: No. 4 of 7
Recall Ref: R2001/074
Exact Model: S40 and V40
VIN: 600000 TO 693400
Build Date: 2001 MY (part)
Numbers: 12000
Defect: A diode in the climate control system may not be sufficiently durable. In consequence the fan may stop working, resulting in failure of the demist/defrost system.
Action: Affected vehicles are being recalled for the installation of an additional heater fan cable harness which includes a climate control diode.
Launch Date: 14 June 2001
Recall: No. 5 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2014/034
Exact Model: V40 and V40 Cross Country
VIN: 122883 to 144567, 38952 to 45816
Build Date: November 2013 to March 2014
Numbers: 1324
Defect: A software issue within the Central Electronic Module (CEM) may cause the left hand (nearside) rear light to stop functioning. This will result in the illumination of a warning light on the instrument panel.
Action: Recall all effected vehicles to install new upgraded software into the CEM.
Launch Date: 25 March 2014
Recall: No. 6 of 7
Recall Ref: R2002/053
Exact Model:
VIN: 361762 TO 476136
Build Date:
Numbers: 1667
Defect: The brake vacuum pump may fail and cause a reduction in brake servo assistance. This will make the brake pedal heavy to operate.
Action: Fit a modified brake vacuum pump.
Launch Date: 14 May 2002

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


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