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Monday, October 25, 2021

Its Shop Time Mondays: Volvo Is Recalling 195,000 Older Model V70s And XC70s For Airbag Concerns


NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V800000

Manufacturer Volvo Car USA, LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 194,546

Summary

Volvo Cars USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2001-2007 V70 and XC70 vehicles. The driver's air bag inflator may explode during deployment, due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.

Remedy

Dealers will replace the driver's air bag, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 14, 2021. Owners may contact Volvo Car customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo Car's number for this recall is R10136.

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