RECALL: Volvo S40, S60, V50


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Vehicle Make / Model:	 Model Year(s):  
     VOLVO / S40       2009-2011
 
     VOLVO / S60       2009 2011
 
     VOLVO / V50       2009-2011
 
     VOLVO / XC60	2010-2011
 

Manufacturer: VOLVO CARS OF N.A. LLC.
Mfr's Report Date: NOV 22, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V591000 N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7420

Summary:
VOLVO IS RECALLING CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH POWER FRONT PASSENGER SEATS. THE FRONT SEAT RAIL'S DETECTION SYSTEM WAS MANUFACTURED INCORRECTLY AND MAY PERMIT THE PASSENGER TO FORWARD THE SEAT BEYOND THE INTENDED MAXIMUM.

Consequence:
POSITIONING OF THE SEAT BEYOND THE INTENDED MAXIMUM CAN CAUSE INCREASED RISK OF INJURY TO THE PASSENGER IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT RAILS FOR THE PRESENCE OF AN "END STOP" AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552 OR AT CUSTOMERCARE@VOLVOFORLIFE.COM.

Notes:
VOLVO SAFETY RECALL NO. R235. 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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