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Recalls Date: June 2006

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Notices get lost in the mail or discarded as junk mail.  Even after these attempts to notify customers, only 72% of owners affected by safety issue Volvo Recalls have the recall work completed. 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regularly announces vehicle safety car recalls in an effort to inform and urge owners to get problems repaired quickly.  


Car Accident Advice often obtains recall notices before dealers and owners.  The NHTSA recommends that you wait for the mailed bulletin to arrive before requesting the work to be done.    However, you can ask your Volvo dealer when the next recall update notice is expected at their shop.

For the most current information about Volvo S40 Recalls contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline:   1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236)

In the United States, safety car recalls like safety Volvo S40 Recalls, must be performed at no charge to the customer.  Car manufacturers are required by law to mail notices of car recalls to owners and dealers.

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Make / Models :         Model/Build Years:    
Volvo S40                    2004 - 2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V137
Manufacture Dates:  December 2002 - June 2005
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16,175 
Volvo S40

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH T5 TURBO ENGINES, THE POLYAMIDE TUBE IN THE FUEL LINE IS SENSITIVE TO THE EXTREME TEMPERATURES THAT MAY OCCUR IN THE AREA WHERE THE TURBO/EXHAUST MANIFOLD IS LOCATED. THIS MAY POTENTIALLY RESULT IN FUEL LINE LEAKAGE. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL CHANGE THE FUEL LINE MATERIAL TO TEFLON FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 5, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO CARS AT 1-800-458-1552.

Notes: VOLVO RECALL NO. R158
Customers may contact 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.

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For more detail regarding your specific vehicle, contact your dealer, the NHTSA website http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov, Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236, or your local government recall office.

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