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Volvo recalls model year 2019 XC40s

The brake pedals may not have been riveted correctly

Volvo Car USA is recalling 71 model year 2019 Volvo XC40s.

The brake pedals may not have been riveted correctly, allowing the pedal to move out of position, possibly reducing braking performance.

Reduced braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

What to do

Volvo has notified owners advising them to stop driving their vehicles. Cars will be inspected on-site or towed to dealers and the brake pedals will be replaced as necessary, free of charge.

Volvo began contacting their owners on August 23, 2018.

Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R59899.

Volvo Car USA is recalling 71 model year 2019 Volvo XC40s.The brake pedals may not have been riveted correctly, allowing the pedal to move out of posit...
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Volvo recalls model year 2019 Volvo XC40s

The rear seat back lock strikers may be missing

Volvo Cars USA is recalling 25 model year 2019 Volvo XC40s.

The rear seats may not have rear seat back lock strikers, allowing the seat back to move forward during certain hard braking conditions or a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and install the seat back lock strikers if they are missing, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin October 15, 2018.

Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R89898.

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Model year 2015-2018 Volkswagen Golfs and Golf Sportwagens recalled

The key may be removed from the ignition while the vehicle shift lever is not in "Park"

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 33,168 model year 2015-2018 Volkswagen Golfs and Golf Sportwagens.

The build of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts may enable the key to be removed from the ignition while the vehicle shift lever is not in "Park."

Removing the key while the shift lever is in a position other than "Park" increases the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a crash.

What to do

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional switch and circuit board, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin September 8, 2018.

Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 37L5.

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 33,168 model year 2015-2018 Volkswagen Golfs and Golf Sportwagens.The build of silicate on the shift lever mic...
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Volvo recalls vehicles with seat belt buckle issue

The front passenger seat belt buckle may separate from the seat belt bracket

Volvo Car USA is recalling 74,027 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.

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 restrained adequately in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

What to do

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 is expected to begin December 12, 2016.

Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R89708.

Volvo Car USA is recalling 74,027 model year 2016-2017 XC90, S90, XC60, V60 Cross Country, V60, S60 Cross Country, S60, and S60 Inscription vehicles manufa...
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Model year 2016-2017 Volvo XC90s and S90s recalled

The drain hose for the air conditioning may leak into the passenger compartment

Volvo Cars of North America is recalling 43,766 model year 2016-2017 Volvo XC90s and S90s manufactured April 15, 2015 through September 19, 2016.

The drain hose for the air conditioning may leak into the passenger compartment due to a drain hose installation error during manufacturing.

Significant water drainage into the passenger compartment may adversely affect air bag deployment in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of occupant injury.

What to do

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air conditioning drain hose for proper installation, replacing the hose as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on November 14, 2016.

Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this campaign is R89707.

Volvo Cars of North America is recalling 43,766 model year 2016-2017 Volvo XC90s and S90s manufactured April 15, 2015 through September 19, 2016.The dr...
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Volvo XC90 Recall

the outer tie rod ball join can "deform at high loads"

The NHTSA is recalling 108,766 Volvo XC90 vehicles from the 2003 to 2006 model years because a ball joint may fail, which could lead to a crash. ...