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Volvo Recalls/Volvo S80 Recall

Recalls Date: December 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 S80 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 S80 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 S80                      1999 - 2001
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V441
Manufacture Dates:  May 1998 - August 2001
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 170,099 
Volvo S80

Summary
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A COMBINATION OF THROTTLE POSITIONING SENSOR IRREGULARITIES, A DIRTY THROTTLE HOUSING, AND/OR INEFFICIENT SOFTWARE CALIBRATION MAY CAUSE A WARNING LAMP TO LIGHT AND THE SUBSEQUENT ONSET OF LIMP HOME MODES. THIS RESULTED IN A HIGH NUMBER OF VEHICLES GOING INTO THE LIMP HOME MODE WITHOUT NEED.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE CURRENT SOFTWARE UPGRADE ONTO THE INVOLVED VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 29, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.

Notes: VOLVO RECALL NO. R155
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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