Volvo VH Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on VH vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2005-07-12 due to a problem with the suspension. Since 2004, VH's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the wheels. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Volvo VH
|2005-07-12||(Published by NHTSA on 2005-07-12)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS, EQUIPPED WITH HOLLAND AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEMS, A TRANSVERSE BEAM CASTING MAY FRACTURE UNDER NORMAL LOADS. IF A CASTING BREAKS WHEN THE VEHICLE IS TRAVELING ON A ROADWAY THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR PIECES OF THE CASTING TO BECOME PROJECTILES AND THE SUSPENSION?S TRANSVERSE BEAM MAY DROP DOWN LOW ENOUGH TO CONTACT THE ROAD SURFACE.|
|Hazard:||THIS WILL CAUSE SPARKS THAT COULD POTENTIALLY IGNITE AND CAUSE A FIRE.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE TRANSVERSE BEAM ASSEMBLIES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 26, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.|
|Additional Info:||VOLVO TRUCKS RECALL NO.RVXX0503.CUSTOMERS 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.|
|2005-04-28||(Published by NHTSA on 2005-04-28)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH ACCURIDE ALUMINUM WHEELS, THE WHEELS WERE NOT PROPERLY PRE-STRESSED. THIS ALLOWS CRACKS TO DEVELOP OVER TIME.|
|Hazard:||THIS MAY EVENTUALLY LEAD TO WHEEL FAILURE AND POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WHEELS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 30, 2005 OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.|
|Additional Info:||VOLVO TRUCKS RECALL NO. RVXX0502. CUSTOMERS 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.|
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