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Volvo XC60 Recalls

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10/26/15 Volvo cars of north america, llc. (volvo) is recalling certain model year 2016 volvo s60, v60, v60cc, xc60, xc70, and s80 vehicles manufactured april 8, 2015 to august 19, 2015. in certain driving conditions when using the automatic engine stop/start function, the starter motor fuse may blow, preventing the car from restarting when necessary.

If the vehicle is unexpectedly unable to be started in the middle of traffic, such as when stopped at an intersection, there is an increased risk of a crash.

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will replace the existing starter motor fuse with a higher amperage fuse, free of charge. the recall began on october 26, 2015. owners may contact volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552 or by visiting http://volvo.custhelp.com. volvo's number for this recall is r39574.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
12/28/09 Engine Volvo is recalling model year 2010 xc60 vehicles. the fuel line rail cover that protects the fuel lines under the vehicle may not be properly attached exposing the fuel lines to damage.

Damage to the fuel lines may result in a fuel leak which, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.

Dealers will inspect the fuel line rail cover for proper attachment and reattach if necessary free of charge. the safety recall began on december 28, 2009. owners may contact volvo at 1-800-458-1552.

Volvo recall r218.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
04/21/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning Volvo car usa llc (volvo) is recalling certain 2017 s60, s60cc, v60, v60 cross country, and xc60 vehicles. the affected vehicles have driver and front passenger seat side mounted side air bags (sab) with inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 208, "occupant crash protection" and number 214, "side impact protection."

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front seat side air bags, free of charge. the recall began march 31, 2017. owners may contact volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. volvo's number for this recall is r89712. note: this recall is an expansion of recall 16v-918.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
02/13/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning Volvo car usa llc (volvo) is recalling certain model year 2017 s60 and s60 cross country, v60 and v60 cross country, and xc60 vehicles manufactured august 16, 2016, through october 21, 2016. the affected vehicles have driver and front passenger seat side mounted side air bags (sab) with inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 208, "occupant crash protection" and number 214, "side impact protection."

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front seat side air bags, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin on february 13, 2017. owners may contact volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. volvo's number for this recall is r89712.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
10/03/13 Electrical and Air Conditioning Volvo is recalling certain model year 2014 s60, s80, xc60 and xc70 vehicles equipped with keyless ignition. in the affected vehicles, the central electronic module (cem) will not perform as intended. as a result, the front windshield wipers might run continuously when the ignition is on. also, the turn signals, high beams, and headlight switch might not work.

Malfunctioning head lamps and/or turn signals increase the risk of a crash.

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will upgrade the cem software, free of charge. the recall began on october 3, 2013. owners may contact volvo at 1-800-458-1552.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
04/12/12 Electrical and Air Conditioning Volvo is recalling certain model year 2012 s60, xc60, s80 and xc70 vehicles manufactured from may 16, 2011, through october 6, 2011. in these vehicles, the wire harness under the front seats may have not been attached properly to the seat frame. as a result, when the seats are moved to adjust the seating position, the wire harness may get pulled, causing it to disconnect.

In the event of crash, the front and/or side impact air bags may deploy improperly or not at all, increasing the risk of injury. also, the lap belt pretensioner may not deploy.

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, secure the seat wire harness. this service will be performed free of charge. the safety recall began on april 12, 2012. owners may contact volvo cars at 1-800-458-1552.

The volvo recall campaign number is 250.customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
12/09/10 Electrical and Air Conditioning Volvo is recalling certain model year 2010 xc60 vehicles. the curtain air bags may have been mis-assembled during the manufacturing process. this may cause an air bag to not deploy or not deploy as intended.

If the curtain air bag does not perform as intended in the event of a vehicle crash necessitating deployment of that air bag, it may not properly protect the occupant, increasing the risk of injuries.

Dealers will inspect the left and right curtain air bag assembly and adjust if necessary. this service will be performed free of charge. the safety recall began on december 9, 2010. owners may contact volvo at 1-800-458-1552 or at customercare@volvoforlife.com.

Volvo safety recall no. r233.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
10/20/10 Electrical and Air Conditioning Volvo is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 s80, xc70, model year 2011 xc60 and model year 2010 v70 vehicles. there may be an intermittent fault in the driver's airbag clockspring wiring connector for the supplemental restraint system.

In the event of a crash, the driver's frontal airbag may not deploy as intended or at all, and therefore will not be able to properly protect the driver, increasing the risk of injuries.

Dealers will install a metal shim in the driver's air bag clockspring wiring connector. this service will be performed free of charge. the safety recall began on october 20, 2010. owners may contact volvo at 1-800-458-1552.

Volvo safety recall no. r229.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
09/28/09 Electrical and Air Conditioning Volvo is recalling my 2008-2010 s80, model year 2009-2010 xc70 and model year 2010 xc60 vehicles. under certain conditions the software within the central electronic module (cem) may not send a signal to the fuel pump electronic module (pem). this missing signal to the pem inhibits the start of the fuel pump. the driver may be able to start the engine in spite of the fuel pump not being activated due to residual pressure in the fuel system. in some cases, the driver may be able to drive the vehicle a short distance at idle but then the engine may stall.

If the vehicle stalls in certain conditions, a crash could occur.

Dealers will download software to the vehicles' cem free of charge. the recall began on september 30, 2009. vehicles in dealer's inventory will be repaired prior to delivery. owners may contact volvo at 1-800-458-1552.

Volvo recall no. r215. owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
12/16/16 Other Volvo car usa llc (volvo) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 xc90, s90, xc60, v60 cross country, v60, s60 cross country, s60, and s60 inscription vehicles manufactured february 16, 2015, to august 22, 2016. on the affected vehicles, the front passenger seat belt buckle attaching stud may loosen, allowing the buckle to separate from the seat belt bracket. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 210, "seat belt assembly anchorages" and number 209, "seat belt assemblies."

If the seat belt buckle separates from the bracket, the front seat passenger may not be adequately restrained in the event of a crash, increasing their risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front passenger seat belt buckle stud, replacing the seat belt buckle as needed, free of charge. the recall began january 2017. owners may contact volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. volvo's number for this recall is r89708.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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03/08/13 Other Volvo is recalling certain model year 2013 s60 and xc60 vehicles, manufactured on january 7, 2013. the product identification labels were printed with the incorrect manufacture year. thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 cfr part 567, "certification regulation."

With an incorrect date of manufacture on the certification label, the vehicle owner may not be to determine if they are affected by future vehicle recalls, increasing their risk of a crash of injury.

Volvo has quarantined the affected vehicles and will install correct labels prior to sale. the recall began during march 2013. owner notification letters will not be sent.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
12/23/10 Other Volvo is recalling certain passenger vehicles equipped with power front passenger seats. the front seat rail's detection system was manufactured incorrectly and may permit the passenger to forward the seat beyond the intended maximum.

Positioning of the seat beyond the intended maximum can cause increased risk of injury to the passenger in the event of a crash.

Dealers will inspect the front power seat stops for both front seats for the presence of an "end stop" and repair the vehicles as necessary free of charge. the safety recall began on december 23, 2010. owners may contact volvo at 1-800-458-1552 or at customercare@volvoforlife.com.

Volvo safety recall no. r235.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
12/22/09 Other Volvo is recalling model year 2010 xc60 vehicles. the driver's seat side cover panel (seat control panel) in certain driver's side impacts may release the attachment of the seatbelt to the seat frame.

Should this condition occur in a crash the seatbelt may fail to properly restrain the occupant increasing the risk of injury.

Dealers will modify the inside of the driver's seat side cover panel free of charge. the recall began on december 22, 2009. owners may contact volvo at 1-800-458-1552.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
11/17/09 Other Volvo is recalling model year 2010 xc60 vehicles built without the panoramic roof and delivered to puerto rico for failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 201, "occupant protection in interior impact."

In the event of a crash the front seat occupants may not have proper protection.

These four vehicles are in the possession of dealers in puerto rico and dealers will replace the headliner in the vehicle prior to sale.

Volvo recall no. r-217.

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Volvo XC60 Recalls

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.