Volvo Xc70 Recalls
There have been 12 recalls on Xc70 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-09-02 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-09-25, was due to a problem with the fuses and circuit breakers. Approximately 7855 vehicles were involved. Since 1999, Xc70's have experienced approximately 17 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the electrical system, pressure monitoring and regulating systems, wiring, engine and engine cooling and navigational system(global positioning system). See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Volvo Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Volvo Xc70
|2012-08-28||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-08-28)|
|Recall Summary:||Volvo is recalling certain model year 2013 S80 and XC70 vehicles. A software error within the Central Electronic Module (CEM) will result in the "TPMS Service Required" message appearing after approximately 15 minutes of accumulated driving over 25 mph. The error will prevent the Tire Pressure Monitoring System from warning the driver that a tire needs air. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 138, "Tire Pressure Monitoring System."|
|Hazard:||A malfunctioning TPMS cannot warn a driver that a tire is underinflated. Underinflated tires can result in tire overloading and overheating, which could lead to a blowout and possible crash.|
|Remedy:||Volvo will notify owners and dealers will reprogram the vehicle's TPMS. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on October 12, 2012. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.|
|Additional Info:||Volvo's safety recall number is 256.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.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.