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Volvo Recall of Certain C70 and S60 Vehicles


Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—October 28, 2011.

Summary:   Volvo is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 C70 vehicles manufactured from November 15, 2005, through July 31, 2011, and model year 2011-2012 S60 vehicles manufactured from July 14, 2010, through April 16, 2011, that were equipped with optional accessory spare tire kit.  These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”  These vehicles do not contain the correct information for vehicles equipped with the optional accessory spare tire and wheel kit.

Consequence:  A misprinted label could lead to improper tire inflation which could result in a tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:  Volvo will notify owners and dealers will inspect the vehicle and install the label as necessary, free of charge.  The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule.  Owners may contact Volvo at 201-768-7300.

Notes:  Volvo Safety Recall Number is R247.  Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY 800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

Source: dot.gov


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