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Recall: No. 7 of 20
Recall Ref: R/2012/056
Exact Model: S60,V60,XC60,V70,XC70, S80 & XC90
Description: ENGINE MAY FAIL
VIN: 076115 to 076115 (V60), 315062 to 325561 (XC60), 134573 to 134573 (S60), 240699 to 241033 (V70), 639987 to 639987 (XC90), 160705 to 161054 (S80), 139639 to 140045 XC70)
Build Date:
Numbers: 6
Defect: There could be a sudden and unexpected failure of the bottom end of the engine because of a non-conformity during production of the connecting rods.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to replace the engine.
Launch Date: 24 April 2012
Recall: No. 8 of 20
Recall Ref: R/2010/058
Exact Model: S80, V70, XC60 & XC70
Build Date:
Numbers: 4601
Defect: The auxiliary drive belt tensioner may fail. This can lead to loss of steering power assistance and a slight possibility of loss of drive, should the drive belt or tensioner invade the cambelt area.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to replace the auxiliary drive belt and tensioner.
Launch Date: 26 May 2010
Recall: No. 9 of 20
Recall Ref: R/2010/201
Exact Model: S80, V70, XC70, XC60.
Build Date:
Numbers: 4440
Defect: It is possible that the engine oil level may rise above its maximum level due to overfilling and/or dilution by fuel. This may result in the engine speed being maintained or possibly increased after the throttle pedal has been released. In extreme cases, it is possible that the engine may continue to run after it has been switched off.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles and carry out an Engine Control Module software upgrade and adjust the engine oil. The new ECM upgrade will improve adaption of different blends of fuel and include a dashboard text warning message if the oil level reaches too high a level.
Launch Date: 05 November 2010

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


Is your vehicle affected by a recall?

If you find a recall notice above that matches your vehicle – make/model, date of registration, VIN or engine number – the next step is to confirm whether the required inspection or repair has been carried out.

This information is currently only available from the individual vehicle manufacturers or importers. Contact their customer services department with details or your vehicle and the recall, and ask for confirmation that the necessary work has been completed.

In most cases, the manufacturer or importer contact details will have been returned in the search results above. If not, check your vehicle handbook or contact the Recall Information Point at the SMMT, Consumer Affairs Department, Forbes House, Halkin Street, LONDON SW1X 7DS (tel: 0870 7518270).


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