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Crash Test Data for 1997 Volvo

Volvo Vehicle Front Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover Resistance Rating
Driver Passenger Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 850Not TestedNot
Tested
1997 960Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested

 

Service Bulletins for 1997 Volvo

1997 VOLVO 600 SERIES
Bulletin Number: SI-B-11-01-07
BMW: SMALL NUMBER OF VEHICLES EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS RANGING FROM LEAKING OIL FILLER CAPS, LEAKING OR BROKEN VALVE COVERS, TO COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE IN EXTREMELY COLD CLIMATE CONDITIONS. MOISTURE ACCUMULATING IN ENGINE CRANKCASE VENTILATION V
1997 VOLVO 700
Bulletin Number: 2/28/922X
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 1-4-4 IN IGNITION CONTROL MODULE (ICM), REX-I. *TW
Bulletin Number: 8/86/903
ADJUSTING REAR BUMPER SKIRTING WHEN REPLACING MUFFLER. *TW
Bulletin Number: 8/87/959
AIR RECIRCULATION GRILL. *TW
Bulletin Number: 97102
VEHICLE EXHIBITING COLD START DRIVEABILITY CONDITION IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM 60 - 85 DEGREES WITH THE USE OF LOW VOLATILITY FUEL. *TT
Bulletin Number: RTJ-16724
VOLVO VEHICLES:THE ROOT CAUSE FOR SOME AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FAILURES ON ALL MAKE, MODEL AND MODEL YEAR VOLVOS, IS GLYCOL CONTAMINATION FROM THE ENGINE/TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM. *PE
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO 700 SERIES
Bulletin Number: SI-B-11-01-07
BMW: SMALL NUMBER OF VEHICLES EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS RANGING FROM LEAKING OIL FILLER CAPS, LEAKING OR BROKEN VALVE COVERS, TO COMPLETE ENGINE FAILURE IN EXTREMELY COLD CLIMATE CONDITIONS. MOISTURE ACCUMULATING IN ENGINE CRANKCASE VENTILATION V
1997 VOLVO 745
Bulletin Number: 8850005
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO REPAIR THE TAILGATE PANEL ATTACHMENTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: RTJ-16724
VOLVO VEHICLES:THE ROOT CAUSE FOR SOME AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FAILURES ON ALL MAKE, MODEL AND MODEL YEAR VOLVOS, IS GLYCOL CONTAMINATION FROM THE ENGINE/TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM. *PE
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO 765
Bulletin Number: 8850005
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO REPAIR THE TAILGATE PANEL ATTACHMENTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: RTJ-16724
VOLVO VEHICLES:THE ROOT CAUSE FOR SOME AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FAILURES ON ALL MAKE, MODEL AND MODEL YEAR VOLVOS, IS GLYCOL CONTAMINATION FROM THE ENGINE/TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM. *PE
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO 780
Bulletin Number: 880006
MODIFYING THE AIRBAG SENSOR. *YC
Bulletin Number: PB77-017.1
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: RTJ-16724
VOLVO VEHICLES:THE ROOT CAUSE FOR SOME AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FAILURES ON ALL MAKE, MODEL AND MODEL YEAR VOLVOS, IS GLYCOL CONTAMINATION FROM THE ENGINE/TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM. *PE
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
Bulletin Number: ST-001-2019-03-0
Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. They are used in development of Volvo labor operations and repair methods, and promote safety and quality
1997 VOLVO 850
Bulletin Number: 0023
BULLETIN DESCRIBING HOW TO CORRECT CONDITION OF OIL LEAKAGE OCCURRING AT ONE OR MORE OF THE OIL PUMP RETAINING SCREWS. *TT THIS BULLETIN REPLACES THE PREVIOUS SB21-0023 DATED OCTOBER 1999. *TT
Bulletin Number: 0802
AWD AND XC PRODUCED FROM 1/98, THE REAR AXLE FIXTURE FAILED. YD
Bulletin Number: 140
THE FUEL TANK MAY DEVELOP A CRACK AT THE HEAT SHIELD ATTACHMENT. SERVICE CAMPAIGN 140 TO INSPECT THE FUEL TANK AND INSTALL RUBBER DAMPERS. DESCRIPTION, SERVICE MANAGER BULLETIN, TECH-NET NOTES, PARTS BULLETIN, LETTER TO OWNER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 210009
NEW TAPPETS HAVE BEEN INTRODUCED TO MAINTAIN VALVE OPERATION. *YC
Bulletin Number: 2230026
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO REPLACE THE Y-FITTING ON THE FUEL TANK. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2230037
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO REPLACE THE HOSE BETWEEN THE ROLL-OVER VALVE AND THE CANISTER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2230047
INFORMATION AND PROCEDURES ON REPLACING THE FUEL TANK. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2250010
SUBJECT REGARDING NEW ROUTING OF WIRING FOR OXYGEN SENSOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2250010
SUBJECT REGARDING NEW ROUTING OF WIRING FOR OXYGEN SENSORS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2260002
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO INSTALL A NIPPLE TO THE DRAINAGE HOLE IN THE INTERCOOLER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2260002
INFORMATION ON HOW TO INSTALL A NIPPLE IN THE INTERCOOLER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2/28/824
NEW ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM). *TW
Bulletin Number: 2/28/825
LEAN RUNNING - DUE TO A LOGICAL PROGRAM FAULT, DRIVABILITY CCONDITIONS CAN OCCUR. *TW
Bulletin Number: 230047
INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE NEW FUEL TANK WITH INTEGRATED ROLL-OVER VALVE. *MJS
Bulletin Number: 2313
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE CANISTER PURGE VALVE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 250001
REPLACING CONNECTOR FOR CRANKCASE VENTILATION, WITH THE B5234T ENGINE. *YC
Bulletin Number: 2510
INFORMATION REGARDNG PULSED SECONDARY AIR INJECTION SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2840
SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SERVICE MANUAL TP2321201. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3370001
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO REPLACE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE AND ALTERNATOR CABLE SEPARATELY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4309
THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CONCERNS OF CASES WHERE TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 313 (GEAR SHIFT POSITION SENSOR) REQUIRES REPLACEMENT OF THE SENSOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4430011
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO INSTALL A DAMPER ON THE DRIVE SHAFT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 460001
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WHINING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE (FINAL DRIVE) BETWEEN 80 AND 95 KM/H (50 - 60 MPH). *TT
Bulletin Number: 460001
EXPERIENCING A WHINING SOUND FROM THE REAR AXLE (FINAL DRIVE) BETWEEN 80 AND 120 KM/H (50-75 MPH). *TT
Bulletin Number: 460005
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN CONTAINS INFORMATION TO ENSURE THAT THE ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) SYSTEM IS NOT DAMAGED WHEN SERVICING WHEELS AND TIRES. IT ALSO CONTAINS INFORMATION ABOUT CHECKING THE FREEWHEEL AND VISCOUS COUPLING FOR THE ALL-WHEEL D
Bulletin Number: 5520005
AS A RUNNING CHANGE IN PRODUCTION, A NEW TYPE OF BRAKE HOSE HAS BEEN INTRODUCED. THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO INSTALL THE NEW TYPE BRAKE HOSE ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AWD. *TT
Bulletin Number: 760002
A KNOCKING SOUND MAY BE HEARD FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE. *YC
Bulletin Number: 7770004
INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW DRIVE SHAFT NUT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 810001
INFORMATION DESCRIBES HOW THE SERVICE MANUALS SHOULD BE UPDATED WITH NEW INFORMATION. *YC
Bulletin Number: 81815
INFORMATION WHICH IS NECESSARY FOR BODY REPAIRS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 830008
MODIFYING DOOR INNER PANEL WHEN REPLACING. *YC
Bulletin Number: 850004
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO REPAIR THE TAILGATE PANEL ATTACHMENTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 8522
NEW FRONT SEAT HEATER TEMPERATURE SETTING AFTER PERFORMING RECALL CAMPAIGN 112 - REROUTING FRONT SEAT HEATER CABLE HARNESS. *TT THIS TECH NOTE SUPERSEDES THE PREVIOUS 85-22 DATED 11-17-03. *TT
Bulletin Number: 8820
SUBJECT PERTAINS TO EXCESSIVE MOVEMENT AND NOISE FROM THE DASHBOARD. *TT
Bulletin Number: 8850004
INFORMATION ON REPAIRING THE TAILGATE PANEL ATTACHMENTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 8850004
INFORMATION ON HOW TO REPAIR THE TAILGATE PANEL ATTACHMENTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 8870011
THIS BULLETIN DESCRIBES THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FLOOR / DEFROSTER SHUTTER IN THE CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM AIR DISTRIBUTOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 9709019883F
A FIXTURE HAS BEEN DEVELOPED FOR ALIGNING DOORS WHEN INSTALLING WELDED HINGES. *YC
Bulletin Number: PB00-013-2019-02
This is a Parts Bulletin: Hazmat Return Transportation Documentation and requirements
Bulletin Number: PB77-006
Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers
Bulletin Number: PB77-006-2019-02
Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers
Bulletin Number: PB77-006-2019-05
Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers
Bulletin Number: PB77-017
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: PB77-017-2017-06
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: PB77-017-2018-03
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: RC-139
VOLVO: TSB CONTAINS AN OWNER'S NOTIFICATION LETTER. SELECT DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON BELOW. IN CERTAIN VEHICLES, LOCATED AT HEAT SHIELD ATTACHMENT, FUEL TANK HAS DEVELOP A SEEPAGE OF FUEL, DUE TO BEING EXPOSED TO EXTREME HEAT AND FUEL ODOR
Bulletin Number: SB-23-140
VOLVO: IN CERTAIN VEHICLES, AFTER PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO EXTREME HEAT, THE FUEL TANK MAY DEVELOP A CRACK AT THE HEAT SHIELD ATTACHMENT. HEAT SHIELD ATTACHMENT LOCATIONS MAY NOT MEET CERTAIN VOLVO SPECIFICATIONS. *PE
Bulletin Number: SC-140
VOLVO: TSB CONTAINS AN OWNER'S NOTIFICATION LETTER. SELECT DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON BELOW. THE FUEL TANK, ON SOME VEHICLES, WILL DEVELOP A CRACK AT HEAT SHIELD ATTACHMENT, IF EXPOSED TO PROLONGED EXTREME HEAT AND THE ODOR OF FUEL IS PRESEN
Bulletin Number: SMB00-006-2018-0
Software Installation Policy changes.
Bulletin Number: SMB00 006 2019-0
Software Installation Policy changes.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-006C-2018-
Software Installation Policy changes - Canada
Bulletin Number: SMB00-071
Description of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-071-2018-0
Description of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325
*No Description
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325-2017-0
Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A YEA
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325-2017-1
Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A YEA
Bulletin Number: SMB-00-353
The Volvo Technical Helpdesk (THD) is a central contact point available to authorized Volvo dealer technicians to assist with difficult to repair situations. If for some reason our technical experts cannot solve an issue directly, it will b
Bulletin Number: SMB00-437-2019-0
This is a Service Manager Bulletin: Volvo Special Tool Warranty Coverage and Claims Process
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A
This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender.
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A
Seat Belt Extender
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A-2018-
This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender.
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
Bulletin Number: SPJ3176020
This document is a Service Product Journal: Memory used for VIDA is not fully optimized and below examples of symptoms might therefore occur. VIDA will run slow after some time. VIDA might freeze. Certain operations might stop working. In
Bulletin Number: SPJ34864 2 0-201
This is a Service Product Journal: Information Notice. We process the personal data that you provide in connection with the creation of your VIDA account. The purpose of our processing is to administer your VIDA account (from registration t
Bulletin Number: ST-001-2017-10-0
Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. They are used in development of Volvo labor operations and repair methods, and promote safety and quality
Bulletin Number: ST-001-2018-11-2
Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. They are used in development of Volvo labor operations and repair methods, and promote safety and quality
Bulletin Number: ST-001-2019-03-0
Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. They are used in development of Volvo labor operations and repair methods, and promote safety and quality
Bulletin Number: ST002
This is a Service Manager Bulletin. This bulletin is a list of equipment recommended by Volvo to it's dealer or any shop maintaining or repairing Volvo's. The equipment can be provided by Volvo's equipment supplier
Bulletin Number: ST-002-2018-08-1
This is a Service Manager Bulletin. This bulletin is a list of equipment recommended by Volvo to it's dealer or any shop maintaining or repairing Volvo's. The equipment can be provided by Volvo's equipment supplier
Bulletin Number: ST-111A
MIDTRONICS PSC-550S and PSC-700 VEHICLE POWER SUPPLY information
Bulletin Number: ST-227-2018-08-1
Road Force wheel balancing is the proper tool for diagnosing and repairing such issues and all of our retailers need to be prepared for these issues.
Bulletin Number: TJ19245114
VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS Technical Journal TITLE : Vehicle type and platform identification REF NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : United States and Canada TJ 19245 Technical Service PARTNER : ISSUE DATE : 3 US 7510 Volvo C
Bulletin Number: TJ28941-4-0-2019
This is a Technical Journal: When sensitive information, like vehicle speed, brake usage, etc. (customer behavoiur information) of a car is required from Volvo Car Corporation from external sources, either of these two documents should be f
Bulletin Number: TJ34013-1-2-2018
This is a Technical Journal: Vehicle Key Not Found
1997 VOLVO 854
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO 855
Bulletin Number: 650002
SERVICE BULLETIN /PARTS BULLETIN CAMPAIGN 118 REGARDING REAR CONTROL ARM, ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD). *TT
Bulletin Number: 650002
SERVICE BULLETIN CAMPAIGN 118 REGARDING REAR CONTROL ARMS MAY DEVELOP CRACKS, ALL-WHEEL DRIVE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 65118
SERVICE MANAGER BULLETIN CAMPAIGN 118. THE REAR SUSPENSION CONTROL ARMS MAY DEVELOP CRACKS, WHICH IF LEFT UNCHECKED, CAN AFFECT THE DIRECTIONAL STABILTY OF THE VEHICLE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 990005
INFORMATION ON INSTALLING A PROTECTIVE PAD ON THE TAILGATE OUTSIDE HANDLE. *TT
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO 900
Bulletin Number: 8/84/911
ANTI RUBBING PROTECTIVE FILM. *TW
Bulletin Number: 8/86/903
ADJUSTING REAR BUMPER SKIRTING WHEN REPLACING MUFFLER. *TW
Bulletin Number: 8/87/959
AIR RECIRCULATION GRILL. *TW
Bulletin Number: 97102
VEHICLE EXHIBITING COLD START DRIVEABILITY CONDITION IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM 60 - 85 DEGREES WITH THE USE OF LOW VOLATILITY FUEL. *TT
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO 940
Bulletin Number: 2/28/922X
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 1-4-4 IN IGNITION CONTROL MODULE (ICM), REX-I. *TW
Bulletin Number: 3/31/901
MAINTAINING ELECTROLYTE LEVEL. *TW
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO 945
Bulletin Number: 8850005
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO REPAIR THE TAILGATE PANEL ATTACHMENTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO 960
Bulletin Number: 010401
THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT PROBLEMS IDENTIFIED WITH VOLVO OBDII READINESS CODES AND SERVES AS ADVISORY INFORMATION FOR STATE INSPECTION / MAINTENANCE (I/M) PROGRAMS. THIS INFORMATION HAS BEEN DISCUSSED WITH THE U.S. ENVIRONM
Bulletin Number: 2334
ENHANCED INSPECTION / MAINTENANCE (I/M) PROGRAMS. THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CHARACTERISTICS OF THE 1996 VOLVO MODEL 850 AND 1996 - 1997 VOLVO MODEL 960. FOR THESE VEHICLES, INCOMPLETE READINESS CODES WILL NOT INHIBIT THE OBD II SYSTEM FRO
Bulletin Number: 2510
INFORMATION REGARDNG PULSED SECONDARY AIR INJECTION SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3/31/901
MAINTAINING ELECTROLYTE LEVEL. *TW
Bulletin Number: 4309
THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CONCERNS OF CASES WHERE TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 313 (GEAR SHIFT POSITION SENSOR) REQUIRES REPLACEMENT OF THE SENSOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 5101
ADDRESSING CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF VIBRATION AND / OR RESONANCE WHILE BRAKING. *TT
Bulletin Number: 7701
INFORMATION REGARDING SNOWCHAINS ON 205/55 R16 TIRES. *TT
Bulletin Number: 840004
ADDITIONAL ACTIONS WHEN REPLACING REAR WINDOW. *YC
Bulletin Number: PB00-013-2019-02
This is a Parts Bulletin: Hazmat Return Transportation Documentation and requirements
Bulletin Number: PB77-006
Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers
Bulletin Number: PB77-006-2019-02
Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers
Bulletin Number: PB77-006-2019-05
Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers
Bulletin Number: PB77-017
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: PB77-017.1
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: PB77-017-2017-06
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: PB77-017-2018-03
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-006-2018-0
Software Installation Policy changes.
Bulletin Number: SMB00 006 2019-0
Software Installation Policy changes.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-006C-2018-
Software Installation Policy changes - Canada
Bulletin Number: SMB00-071
Description of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-071-2018-0
Description of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325
*No Description
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325-2017-0
Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A YEA
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325-2017-1
Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A YEA
Bulletin Number: SMB-00-353
The Volvo Technical Helpdesk (THD) is a central contact point available to authorized Volvo dealer technicians to assist with difficult to repair situations. If for some reason our technical experts cannot solve an issue directly, it will b
Bulletin Number: SMB00-437-2019-0
This is a Service Manager Bulletin: Volvo Special Tool Warranty Coverage and Claims Process
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A
Seat Belt Extender
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A
This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender.
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A-2018-
This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender.
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
Bulletin Number: SPJ3176020
This document is a Service Product Journal: Memory used for VIDA is not fully optimized and below examples of symptoms might therefore occur. VIDA will run slow after some time. VIDA might freeze. Certain operations might stop working. In
Bulletin Number: SPJ34864 2 0-201
This is a Service Product Journal: Information Notice. We process the personal data that you provide in connection with the creation of your VIDA account. The purpose of our processing is to administer your VIDA account (from registration t
Bulletin Number: ST-001-2017-10-0
Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. They are used in development of Volvo labor operations and repair methods, and promote safety and quality
Bulletin Number: ST-001-2018-11-2
Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. They are used in development of Volvo labor operations and repair methods, and promote safety and quality
Bulletin Number: ST002
This is a Service Manager Bulletin. This bulletin is a list of equipment recommended by Volvo to it's dealer or any shop maintaining or repairing Volvo's. The equipment can be provided by Volvo's equipment supplier
Bulletin Number: ST-002-2018-08-1
This is a Service Manager Bulletin. This bulletin is a list of equipment recommended by Volvo to it's dealer or any shop maintaining or repairing Volvo's. The equipment can be provided by Volvo's equipment supplier
Bulletin Number: ST-111A
MIDTRONICS PSC-550S and PSC-700 VEHICLE POWER SUPPLY information
Bulletin Number: ST-227-2018-08-1
Road Force wheel balancing is the proper tool for diagnosing and repairing such issues and all of our retailers need to be prepared for these issues.
Bulletin Number: TJ19245114
VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS Technical Journal TITLE : Vehicle type and platform identification REF NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : United States and Canada TJ 19245 Technical Service PARTNER : ISSUE DATE : 3 US 7510 Volvo C
Bulletin Number: TJ28941-4-0-2019
This is a Technical Journal: When sensitive information, like vehicle speed, brake usage, etc. (customer behavoiur information) of a car is required from Volvo Car Corporation from external sources, either of these two documents should be f
Bulletin Number: TJ34013-1-2-2018
This is a Technical Journal: Vehicle Key Not Found
1997 VOLVO 964
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO 965
Bulletin Number: 8850005
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO REPAIR THE TAILGATE PANEL ATTACHMENTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO AC
Bulletin Number: 263/015
THE FAN RING SEAL HAS SLIPPED INSIDE THE FAN SHROUD. *TW
1997 VOLVO ACL
Bulletin Number: RVXX9899
SAFETY RECALL BULLETIN REGARDING FRONT STEER AXLE UPPER STEERING ARM FAILURE. *TT
Bulletin Number: RVXX9899
SAFETY RECALL NOTICE REGARDING FRONT STEER AXLE UPPER STEERING ARM FAILURE. *TT
1997 VOLVO AERO
Bulletin Number: 263/015
THE FAN RING SEAL HAS SLIPPED INSIDE THE FAN SHROUD. *TW
Bulletin Number: 263/016
THE FAN RING SEAL HAS SLIPPED INSIDE THE FAN SHROUD. *TW
1997 VOLVO C70
Bulletin Number: 0023
BULLETIN DESCRIBING HOW TO CORRECT CONDITION OF OIL LEAKAGE OCCURRING AT ONE OR MORE OF THE OIL PUMP RETAINING SCREWS. *TT THIS BULLETIN REPLACES THE PREVIOUS SB21-0023 DATED OCTOBER 1999. *TT
Bulletin Number: 210004
A NEW SCREW FOR THE ENGINE CONNECTING ROD CAP HAS BEEN RELEASED. *YC
Bulletin Number: 210009
NEW TAPPETS HAVE BEEN INTRODUCED TO MAINTAIN VALVE OPERATION. *YC
Bulletin Number: 2250010
SUBJECT REGARDING NEW ROUTING OF WIRING FOR OXYGEN SENSORS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2250010
SUBJECT REGARDING NEW ROUTING OF WIRING FOR OXYGEN SENSOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2260002
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO INSTALL A NIPPLE TO THE DRAINAGE HOLE IN THE INTERCOOLER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2260002
INFORMATION ON HOW TO INSTALL A NIPPLE IN THE INTERCOOLER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2309
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 6-1-1 STORED. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3350004
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE HEADLAMPS MAY VIBRATE WHEN DRIVING AT HIGH SPEED OR WHEN DRIVING ON UNEVEN SURFACES. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3370001
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO REPLACE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE AND ALTERNATOR CABLE SEPARATELY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3620
HEAD LAMP WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 390003
SUBJECT ON MODIFIED WIRING DIAGRAM FOR POWER SEATS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4309
THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CONCERNS OF CASES WHERE TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 313 (GEAR SHIFT POSITION SENSOR) REQUIRES REPLACEMENT OF THE SENSOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4430011
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO INSTALL A DAMPER ON THE DRIVE SHAFT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 760002
A KNOCKING SOUND MAY BE HEARD FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE. *YC
Bulletin Number: 7770004
INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW DRIVE SHAFT NUT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 810001
INFORMATION DESCRIBES HOW THE SERVICE MANUALS SHOULD BE UPDATED WITH NEW INFORMATION. *YC
Bulletin Number: 880004
PROCEDURES ON REPLACING PANEL SEALS. *YC
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO FE
Bulletin Number: 263/015
THE FAN RING SEAL HAS SLIPPED INSIDE THE FAN SHROUD. *TW
Bulletin Number: 263/016
THE FAN RING SEAL HAS SLIPPED INSIDE THE FAN SHROUD. *TW
1997 VOLVO HEAVY TRUCK
Bulletin Number: 386001
SUBJECT REGARDING OIL PRESSURE SENSOR MODIFICATION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 561011
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AIR LEAKAGE FROM THE PURGE VALVE OR THE PURGE VALVE MAY FREEZE OPEN IN COLD WEATHER. *TT
1997 VOLVO S70
Bulletin Number: 0023
BULLETIN DESCRIBING HOW TO CORRECT CONDITION OF OIL LEAKAGE OCCURRING AT ONE OR MORE OF THE OIL PUMP RETAINING SCREWS. *TT THIS BULLETIN REPLACES THE PREVIOUS SB21-0023 DATED OCTOBER 1999. *TT
Bulletin Number: 210004
A NEW SCREW FOR THE ENGINE CONNECTING ROD CAP HAS BEEN RELEASED. *YC
Bulletin Number: 210009
NEW TAPPETS HAVE BEEN INTRODUCED TO MAINTAIN VALVE OPERATION. *YC
Bulletin Number: 2230026
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO REPLACE THE Y-FITTING ON THE FUEL TANK. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2230047
INFORMATION AND PROCEDURES ON REPLACING THE FUEL TANK. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2250010
SUBJECT REGARDING NEW ROUTING OF WIRING FOR OXYGEN SENSORS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2250010
SUBJECT REGARDING NEW ROUTING OF WIRING FOR OXYGEN SENSOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2260002
INFORMATION ON HOW TO INSTALL A NIPPLE IN THE INTERCOOLER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2260002
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO INSTALL A NIPPLE TO THE DRAINAGE HOLE IN THE INTERCOOLER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 230047
INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE NEW FUEL TANK WITH INTEGRATED ROLL-OVER VALVE. *MJS
Bulletin Number: 2309
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 6-1-1 STORED. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2840
SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SERVICE MANUAL TP2321201. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3350004
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE HEADLAMPS MAY VIBRATE WHEN DRIVING AT HIGH SPEED OR WHEN DRIVING ON UNEVEN SURFACES. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3370001
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO REPLACE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE AND ALTERNATOR CABLE SEPARATELY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3620
HEAD LAMP WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 390003
SUBJECT ON MODIFIED WIRING DIAGRAM FOR POWER SEATS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3909
A CONDITION WITH THE POWER ANTENNA INTERMITTENTLY STOPPING BETWEEN BOTTOM AND TOP POSITION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4309
THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CONCERNS OF CASES WHERE TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 313 (GEAR SHIFT POSITION SENSOR) REQUIRES REPLACEMENT OF THE SENSOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4430011
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO INSTALL A DAMPER ON THE DRIVE SHAFT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 460001
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WHINING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE (FINAL DRIVE) BETWEEN 80 AND 95 KM/H (50 - 60 MPH). *TT
Bulletin Number: 460001
EXPERIENCING A WHINING SOUND FROM THE REAR AXLE (FINAL DRIVE) BETWEEN 80 AND 120 KM/H (50-75 MPH). *TT
Bulletin Number: 5520005
AS A RUNNING CHANGE IN PRODUCTION, A NEW TYPE OF BRAKE HOSE HAS BEEN INTRODUCED. THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO INSTALL THE NEW TYPE BRAKE HOSE ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AWD. *TT
Bulletin Number: 760002
A KNOCKING SOUND MAY BE HEARD FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE. *YC
Bulletin Number: 7770004
INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW DRIVE SHAFT NUT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 810001
INFORMATION DESCRIBES HOW THE SERVICE MANUALS SHOULD BE UPDATED WITH NEW INFORMATION. *YC
Bulletin Number: 840001
COMPLAINTS ABOUT SQUEAKING FROM THE REAR WINDSHIELD. *YC
Bulletin Number: 8722
COMMENTS ABOUT A NUMBER OF FAN MOTORS ARE BEING REPLACED DUE TO
Bulletin Number: 880004
PROCEDURES ON REPLACING PANEL SEALS. *YC
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO S90
Bulletin Number: 2109
SUBJECT REGARDING THE MISFIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2109
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES INDICATING MISFIRES AND / OR A HARD ENGINE START CONDITION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3907
SUBJECT REGARDING STEREO RECEPTION CONTROL (SRC) SETTINGS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4309
THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CONCERNS OF CASES WHERE TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 313 (GEAR SHIFT POSITION SENSOR) REQUIRES REPLACEMENT OF THE SENSOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 43929
INFORMATION ON BOTH OBD II CODING AND FAULT TRACING FOR THE NEW DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE AT-412. *YC
Bulletin Number: 4/43/926
NEW FEATURES FOR THE S90/V90 AUTOMATIC 1997 YEAR MODEL. *TW
Bulletin Number: 640004
SOME CUSTOMERS COMPLAIN ABOUT POWER STEERING PIPE, KNOCKING SOUND. *YC
Bulletin Number: 840004
ADDITIONAL ACTIONS WHEN REPLACING REAR WINDOW. *YC
Bulletin Number: 870007
INFORMATION ON REPLACING A/C COMPRESSORS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97090198955
VARIOUS INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION OF BLOWER FAN CONTROL MODULE AND ODOR FROM EVAPORATOR. *YC
Bulletin Number: PB00-013-2019-02
This is a Parts Bulletin: Hazmat Return Transportation Documentation and requirements
Bulletin Number: PB77-006
Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers
Bulletin Number: PB77-017
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: PB77-017.1
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: PB77-017-2017-06
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: PB77-017-2018-03
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-006-2018-0
Software Installation Policy changes.
Bulletin Number: SMB00 006 2019-0
Software Installation Policy changes.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-006C-2018-
Software Installation Policy changes - Canada
Bulletin Number: SMB00-071
Description of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-071-2018-0
Description of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-288-2017-0
The Warranty Retailer Counseling Process (WRCP) is used to gauge individual retailer performance on objective measures over time. By setting clear performance expectations and parameters and assisting retailers in focusing on individual pro
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325
*No Description
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325-2017-0
Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A YEA
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325-2017-1
Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A YEA
Bulletin Number: SMB00-337-2017-1
VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Workshop Systems Requirements and Guidelines VIDA in 2015 , Peer - to - Peer Infrastructure GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : United States and Canada 00 33
Bulletin Number: SMB-00-353
The Volvo Technical Helpdesk (THD) is a central contact point available to authorized Volvo dealer technicians to assist with difficult to repair situations. If for some reason our technical experts cannot solve an issue directly, it will b
Bulletin Number: SMB00-354-2017-0
Warranty, customer pay and/or internal repairs performed must be verified by a punched time flag on the back of the Repair Order hard copy. Each repair line must have a separate and identifiable time punch for the respective repair for all
Bulletin Number: SMB00-427-2017-0
This is a Service Manager Bulletin: Claiming for Map Upgrades is not a matter for warranty. Claims submitted for map upgrades will be debited
Bulletin Number: SMB00-437-2019-0
This is a Service Manager Bulletin: Volvo Special Tool Warranty Coverage and Claims Process
Bulletin Number: SMB17-2017A
VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS SERVICE MANAGER BULLETIN TITLE : RETAIL CAR DELIVERY PROCESS ALL MY 2016 S60 , V60 , XC60 , XC70 AND S80 GROUP : NO:ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : UNITED STATES AND CANADA 17 2016A SERVICE OPERATIONS
Bulletin Number: SMB22-206
All new Volvo engines leave the factory filled with Castrol EDGE Professional as an integral part of their delivery of high performance. Castrol EDGE Professional?s outstanding performance has made it the oil of choice for Volvo and is the
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A
This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender.
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A
Seat Belt Extender
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A-2018-
This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender.
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
Bulletin Number: SPJ31352.1.0
Alternative solution when VIDA is unavailable or the Electronic Wiring Diagrams function in VIDA is unstable. Access by using the applicable URL.
Bulletin Number: SPJ31628.7.0
VIDA users are not able to check Operations & Packages An error message will be shown saying "Database error. Please contact System Administrator"
Bulletin Number: SPJ31721.1.0
Below error message may be shown in VIDA when selecting the Software tab in VIDA. With this message, it will not be possible to purchase Software Products. "124 - Client ID is not registered"
Bulletin Number: SPJ31722.1.1
A new feature will be available in VIDA version 16.4 where by users will be automatically informed when their passwords are about to expire. The pop-up window example, in the attachment, will be shown 14 days prior to the expiraton date.
Bulletin Number: SPJ3176020
This document is a Service Product Journal: Memory used for VIDA is not fully optimized and below examples of symptoms might therefore occur. VIDA will run slow after some time. VIDA might freeze. Certain operations might stop working. In
Bulletin Number: SPJ33152
This is a Service Product Journal:
Bulletin Number: SPJ33554-1-0-201
This is a Service Product Journal: Software Purchase Failed - General error occured - VDS / SPA / CMA cars. Download software fix
Bulletin Number: SPJ3475710-2019-
This is a Service Product Journal: Unable to set SPA/CMA vehicle into programming mode - P2P
Bulletin Number: SPJ34864 2 0-201
This is a Service Product Journal: Information Notice. We process the personal data that you provide in connection with the creation of your VIDA account. The purpose of our processing is to administer your VIDA account (from registration t
Bulletin Number: ST-001-2017-10-0
Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. They are used in development of Volvo labor operations and repair methods, and promote safety and quality
Bulletin Number: ST-001-2018-11-2
Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. They are used in development of Volvo labor operations and repair methods, and promote safety and quality
Bulletin Number: ST002
This is a Service Manager Bulletin. This bulletin is a list of equipment recommended by Volvo to it's dealer or any shop maintaining or repairing Volvo's. The equipment can be provided by Volvo's equipment supplier
Bulletin Number: ST-002-2018-08-1
This is a Service Manager Bulletin. This bulletin is a list of equipment recommended by Volvo to it's dealer or any shop maintaining or repairing Volvo's. The equipment can be provided by Volvo's equipment supplier
Bulletin Number: ST-111A
MIDTRONICS PSC-550S and PSC-700 VEHICLE POWER SUPPLY information
Bulletin Number: ST-227-2018-08-1
Road Force wheel balancing is the proper tool for diagnosing and repairing such issues and all of our retailers need to be prepared for these issues.
Bulletin Number: ST-231-2019-02-1
This is a Special Tool Bulletin: Newsletter 81 Mandatory Tools
Bulletin Number: TJ17076.11.0-201
Technical Journal TITLE : Headlamp , Leak Test REF NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : United States TJ 17076 Technical Service PARTNER : ISSUE DATE : 3 US 7510 Volvo Cars North America YEAR MONTH DAY 2012 10 11 FUNC GROUP : FUNC DESC :
Bulletin Number: TJ19245114
VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS Technical Journal TITLE : Vehicle type and platform identification REF NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : United States and Canada TJ 19245 Technical Service PARTNER : ISSUE DATE : 3 US 7510 Volvo C
Bulletin Number: TJ21965-5-0-2019
This is a Technical Journal: Oil in cooling system. New cleaning method developed.
Bulletin Number: TJ28941-4-0-2019
This is a Technical Journal: When sensitive information, like vehicle speed, brake usage, etc. (customer behavoiur information) of a car is required from Volvo Car Corporation from external sources, either of these two documents should be f
Bulletin Number: TJ31543.4.4
This is a Technical Journal: This Journal is a guide for performing Software Downloads. Service: *See guide updated Oct. 12, 2016 for relevant P5/SPA Software Download information: P5_SPA_SW_Guide.pdf See VIDA Software tab for all other veh
Bulletin Number: TJ31543-4-6
This is a Technical Journal: This Journal is a guide for performing Software Downloads. Service: *See guide updated Oct. 12, 2016 for relevant P5/SPA Software Download information: P5_SPA_SW_Guide.pdf See VIDA Software tab for all other veh
Bulletin Number: TJ31543 4 6-2018
This is a Technical Journal: This Journal is a guide for performing Software Downloads. Service: *See guide updated Oct. 12, 2016 for relevant P5/SPA Software Download information: P5_SPA_SW_Guide.pdf See VIDA Software tab for all other veh
Bulletin Number: TJ33057
This is a Technical Journal: Configuration Test Software
Bulletin Number: TJ34013-1-2-2018
This is a Technical Journal: Vehicle Key Not Found
1997 VOLVO V70
Bulletin Number: 0023
BULLETIN DESCRIBING HOW TO CORRECT CONDITION OF OIL LEAKAGE OCCURRING AT ONE OR MORE OF THE OIL PUMP RETAINING SCREWS. *TT THIS BULLETIN REPLACES THE PREVIOUS SB21-0023 DATED OCTOBER 1999. *TT
Bulletin Number: 210004
A NEW SCREW FOR THE ENGINE CONNECTING ROD CAP HAS BEEN RELEASED. *YC
Bulletin Number: 210009
NEW TAPPETS HAVE BEEN INTRODUCED TO MAINTAIN VALVE OPERATION. *YC
Bulletin Number: 2230026
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO REPLACE THE Y-FITTING ON THE FUEL TANK. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2230047
INFORMATION AND PROCEDURES ON REPLACING THE FUEL TANK. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2250010
SUBJECT REGARDING NEW ROUTING OF WIRING FOR OXYGEN SENSORS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2250010
SUBJECT REGARDING NEW ROUTING OF WIRING FOR OXYGEN SENSOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2260002
INFORMATION ON HOW TO INSTALL A NIPPLE IN THE INTERCOOLER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2260002
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO INSTALL A NIPPLE TO THE DRAINAGE HOLE IN THE INTERCOOLER. *TT
Bulletin Number: 230047
INFORMATION REGARDING THE REPLACEMENT OF THE NEW FUEL TANK WITH INTEGRATED ROLL-OVER VALVE. *MJS
Bulletin Number: 2309
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 6-1-1 STORED. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2840
SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SERVICE MANUAL TP2321201. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3350004
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE HEADLAMPS MAY VIBRATE WHEN DRIVING AT HIGH SPEED OR WHEN DRIVING ON UNEVEN SURFACES. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3370001
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO REPLACE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE AND ALTERNATOR CABLE SEPARATELY. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3620
HEAD LAMP WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 390003
SUBJECT ON MODIFIED WIRING DIAGRAM FOR POWER SEATS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4309
THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CONCERNS OF CASES WHERE TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 313 (GEAR SHIFT POSITION SENSOR) REQUIRES REPLACEMENT OF THE SENSOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4430011
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO INSTALL A DAMPER ON THE DRIVE SHAFT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 460001
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WHINING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE (FINAL DRIVE) BETWEEN 80 AND 95 KM/H (50 - 60 MPH). *TT
Bulletin Number: 460001
EXPERIENCING A WHINING SOUND FROM THE REAR AXLE (FINAL DRIVE) BETWEEN 80 AND 120 KM/H (50-75 MPH). *TT
Bulletin Number: 5520005
AS A RUNNING CHANGE IN PRODUCTION, A NEW TYPE OF BRAKE HOSE HAS BEEN INTRODUCED. THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO INSTALL THE NEW TYPE BRAKE HOSE ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AWD. *TT
Bulletin Number: 760002
A KNOCKING SOUND MAY BE HEARD FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE. *YC
Bulletin Number: 7770004
INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW DRIVE SHAFT NUT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 810001
INFORMATION DESCRIBES HOW THE SERVICE MANUALS SHOULD BE UPDATED WITH NEW INFORMATION. *YC
Bulletin Number: 81815
INFORMATION WHICH IS NECESSARY FOR BODY REPAIRS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 850004
THIS SERVICE BULLETIN DESCRIBES HOW TO REPAIR THE TAILGATE PANEL ATTACHMENTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 8722
COMMENTS ABOUT A NUMBER OF FAN MOTORS ARE BEING REPLACED DUE TO
Bulletin Number: 880004
PROCEDURES ON REPLACING PANEL SEALS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 8850004
INFORMATION ON REPAIRING THE TAILGATE PANEL ATTACHMENTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 8850004
INFORMATION ON HOW TO REPAIR THE TAILGATE PANEL ATTACHMENTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 9711019741F
VARIOUS INFORMATION ON A NEW CLUTCH FOR TURBO ENGINES. *YC
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO V70XC
Bulletin Number: 0019
SUBJECT REGARDING REAR WINDSHIELD, ALARM WIRE, AND REPAIR. *YD
Bulletin Number: 3360019
INFORMATION REGARDING REAR WINDSHIELD, ALARM WIRE, REPAIR. *YH
Bulletin Number: 4430011
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO INSTALL A DAMPER ON THE DRIVE SHAFT. *TT
Bulletin Number: 460001
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WHINING NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE (FINAL DRIVE) BETWEEN 80 AND 95 KM/H (50 - 60 MPH). *TT
Bulletin Number: 460001
EXPERIENCING A WHINING SOUND FROM THE REAR AXLE (FINAL DRIVE) BETWEEN 80 AND 120 KM/H (50-75 MPH). *TT
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
1997 VOLVO V90
Bulletin Number: 2109
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES INDICATING MISFIRES AND / OR A HARD ENGINE START CONDITION. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2109
SUBJECT REGARDING THE MISFIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT
Bulletin Number: 3907
SUBJECT REGARDING STEREO RECEPTION CONTROL (SRC) SETTINGS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4309
THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CONCERNS OF CASES WHERE TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 313 (GEAR SHIFT POSITION SENSOR) REQUIRES REPLACEMENT OF THE SENSOR. *TT
Bulletin Number: 43929
INFORMATION ON BOTH OBD II CODING AND FAULT TRACING FOR THE NEW DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE AT-412. *YC
Bulletin Number: 4/43/926
NEW FEATURES FOR THE S90/V90 AUTOMATIC 1997 YEAR MODEL. *TW
Bulletin Number: 640004
SOME CUSTOMERS COMPLAIN ABOUT POWER STEERING PIPE, KNOCKING SOUND. *YC
Bulletin Number: 840004
ADDITIONAL ACTIONS WHEN REPLACING REAR WINDOW. *YC
Bulletin Number: 870007
INFORMATION ON REPLACING A/C COMPRESSORS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 8850005
INFORMATION DESCRIBING HOW TO REPAIR THE TAILGATE PANEL ATTACHMENTS. *TT
Bulletin Number: 97090198955
VARIOUS INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION OF BLOWER FAN CONTROL MODULE AND ODOR FROM EVAPORATOR. *YC
Bulletin Number: PB00-013-2019-02
This is a Parts Bulletin: Hazmat Return Transportation Documentation and requirements
Bulletin Number: PB77-006
Winter Wheel Applications including rim sizes, steel wheel parts numbers and wheel cover part numbers
Bulletin Number: PB77-017
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: PB77-017.1
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: PB77-017-2017-06
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: PB77-017-2018-03
This is a Parts Bulletin: Wheel Cross Reference, used to assist in identifying the correct spare replacement wheel, by stamping, name and size.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-006-2018-0
Software Installation Policy changes.
Bulletin Number: SMB00 006 2019-0
Software Installation Policy changes.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-006C-2018-
Software Installation Policy changes - Canada
Bulletin Number: SMB00-071
Description of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-071-2018-0
Description of Goodwill Policy and Guidelines.
Bulletin Number: SMB00-288-2017-0
The Warranty Retailer Counseling Process (WRCP) is used to gauge individual retailer performance on objective measures over time. By setting clear performance expectations and parameters and assisting retailers in focusing on individual pro
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325
*No Description
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325-2017-0
Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A YEA
Bulletin Number: SMB00-325-2017-1
Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Service Action Notification Re - Mails GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : Product Safety & Compliance United States and Canada 00 325 REFERENCE BULLETINS : DATE : SMB00 - 323 and SMB00 - 323A YEA
Bulletin Number: SMB00-337-2017-1
VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS Service Manager Bulletin TITLE : Workshop Systems Requirements and Guidelines VIDA in 2015 , Peer - to - Peer Infrastructure GROUP : NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : United States and Canada 00 33
Bulletin Number: SMB-00-353
The Volvo Technical Helpdesk (THD) is a central contact point available to authorized Volvo dealer technicians to assist with difficult to repair situations. If for some reason our technical experts cannot solve an issue directly, it will b
Bulletin Number: SMB00-354-2017-0
Warranty, customer pay and/or internal repairs performed must be verified by a punched time flag on the back of the Repair Order hard copy. Each repair line must have a separate and identifiable time punch for the respective repair for all
Bulletin Number: SMB00-427-2017-0
This is a Service Manager Bulletin: Claiming for Map Upgrades is not a matter for warranty. Claims submitted for map upgrades will be debited
Bulletin Number: SMB00-437-2019-0
This is a Service Manager Bulletin: Volvo Special Tool Warranty Coverage and Claims Process
Bulletin Number: SMB17-2017A
VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS SERVICE MANAGER BULLETIN TITLE : RETAIL CAR DELIVERY PROCESS ALL MY 2016 S60 , V60 , XC60 , XC70 AND S80 GROUP : NO:ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : UNITED STATES AND CANADA 17 2016A SERVICE OPERATIONS
Bulletin Number: SMB22-206
All new Volvo engines leave the factory filled with Castrol EDGE Professional as an integral part of their delivery of high performance. Castrol EDGE Professional?s outstanding performance has made it the oil of choice for Volvo and is the
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A
Seat Belt Extender
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A
This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender.
Bulletin Number: SMB88-001A-2018-
This bulletin is a service manager bulletin. Seat Belt Extender.
Bulletin Number: SPJ3070120160419
THIS IS A SERVICE PRODUCT JOURNAL : THE PREVIOUSLY REPORTED ISSUE WITH VIDA 2015 AND BATTERY TESTING HAS BEEN RESOLVED. VIDA 2015 BATTERY TESTING IS THE ONLY APPROVED METHOD FOR PRODUCING BATTERY TEST CODES. THE USE OF VIDA CLASSIC OR OTHER
Bulletin Number: SPJ31352.1.0
Alternative solution when VIDA is unavailable or the Electronic Wiring Diagrams function in VIDA is unstable. Access by using the applicable URL.
Bulletin Number: SPJ31628.7.0
VIDA users are not able to check Operations & Packages An error message will be shown saying "Database error. Please contact System Administrator"
Bulletin Number: SPJ31721.1.0
Below error message may be shown in VIDA when selecting the Software tab in VIDA. With this message, it will not be possible to purchase Software Products. "124 - Client ID is not registered"
Bulletin Number: SPJ31722.1.1
A new feature will be available in VIDA version 16.4 where by users will be automatically informed when their passwords are about to expire. The pop-up window example, in the attachment, will be shown 14 days prior to the expiraton date.
Bulletin Number: SPJ3176020
This document is a Service Product Journal: Memory used for VIDA is not fully optimized and below examples of symptoms might therefore occur. VIDA will run slow after some time. VIDA might freeze. Certain operations might stop working. In
Bulletin Number: SPJ33152
This is a Service Product Journal:
Bulletin Number: SPJ33554-1-0-201
This is a Service Product Journal: Software Purchase Failed - General error occured - VDS / SPA / CMA cars. Download software fix
Bulletin Number: SPJ34864 2 0-201
This is a Service Product Journal: Information Notice. We process the personal data that you provide in connection with the creation of your VIDA account. The purpose of our processing is to administer your VIDA account (from registration t
Bulletin Number: ST-001-2017-10-0
Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. They are used in development of Volvo labor operations and repair methods, and promote safety and quality
Bulletin Number: ST-001-2018-11-2
Mandatory Tool List bulletin: Volvo mandatory Special Tools are necessary for technicians to properly diagnose and repair Volvo cars. They are used in development of Volvo labor operations and repair methods, and promote safety and quality
Bulletin Number: ST002
This is a Service Manager Bulletin. This bulletin is a list of equipment recommended by Volvo to it's dealer or any shop maintaining or repairing Volvo's. The equipment can be provided by Volvo's equipment supplier
Bulletin Number: ST-002-2018-08-1
This is a Service Manager Bulletin. This bulletin is a list of equipment recommended by Volvo to it's dealer or any shop maintaining or repairing Volvo's. The equipment can be provided by Volvo's equipment supplier
Bulletin Number: ST-111A
MIDTRONICS PSC-550S and PSC-700 VEHICLE POWER SUPPLY information
Bulletin Number: ST-221
Latest mandatory tool bulletin.
Bulletin Number: ST-221-2017-06-0
Latest mandatory tool bulletin.
Bulletin Number: ST-227-2018-08-1
Road Force wheel balancing is the proper tool for diagnosing and repairing such issues and all of our retailers need to be prepared for these issues.
Bulletin Number: ST-231-2019-02-1
This is a Special Tool Bulletin: Newsletter 81 Mandatory Tools
Bulletin Number: TJ19245114
VOLVO CARS SERVICE AND PARTS BUSINESS Technical Journal TITLE : Vehicle type and platform identification REF NO : ISSUING DEPARTMENT : CAR MARKET : United States and Canada TJ 19245 Technical Service PARTNER : ISSUE DATE : 3 US 7510 Volvo C
Bulletin Number: TJ21965-5-0-2019
This is a Technical Journal: Oil in cooling system. New cleaning method developed.
Bulletin Number: TJ28941-4-0-2019
This is a Technical Journal: When sensitive information, like vehicle speed, brake usage, etc. (customer behavoiur information) of a car is required from Volvo Car Corporation from external sources, either of these two documents should be f
Bulletin Number: TJ31543
THIS IS A TECHNICAL JOURNAL: THIS JOURNAL IS A GUIDE FOR PERFORMING SOFTWARE DOWNLOADS. SERVICE: *SEE GUIDE UPDATED OCT. 12, 2016 FOR RELEVANT P5/SPA SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD INFORMATION: P5_SPA_SW_GUIDE.PDF SEE VIDA SOFTWARE TAB FOR ALL OTHER VEH
Bulletin Number: TJ31543.4.4
This is a Technical Journal: This Journal is a guide for performing Software Downloads. Service: *See guide updated Oct. 12, 2016 for relevant P5/SPA Software Download information: P5_SPA_SW_Guide.pdf See VIDA Software tab for all other veh
Bulletin Number: TJ31543-4-5-2018
This is a Technical Journal: This Journal is a guide for performing Software Downloads. Service: *See guide updated Oct. 12, 2016 for relevant P5/SPA Software Download information: P5_SPA_SW_Guide.pdf See VIDA Software tab for all other veh
Bulletin Number: TJ31543-4-6
This is a Technical Journal: This Journal is a guide for performing Software Downloads. Service: *See guide updated Oct. 12, 2016 for relevant P5/SPA Software Download information: P5_SPA_SW_Guide.pdf See VIDA Software tab for all other veh
Bulletin Number: TJ31543 4 6-2018
This is a Technical Journal: This Journal is a guide for performing Software Downloads. Service: *See guide updated Oct. 12, 2016 for relevant P5/SPA Software Download information: P5_SPA_SW_Guide.pdf See VIDA Software tab for all other veh
Bulletin Number: TJ34013-1-2-2018
This is a Technical Journal: Vehicle Key Not Found
1997 VOLVO VHD
Bulletin Number: FSB 210-001
Engine Data Label
Bulletin Number: FSB 210-045
Regeneration in PTO Mode
Bulletin Number: FSB 215-003
Timing Plate Flange Screw
Bulletin Number: FSB216-002
Flywheel Resurfacing Guidelines, I-Shift
Bulletin Number: FSB 222-004
Oil Filter Housing
Bulletin Number: FSB 234-018
Single Fuel Tank Ventilation Filter Kit
Bulletin Number: FSB 234-019
Dual Fuel Tanks Ventilation Filter Kit
Bulletin Number: FSB 284-047
Oil Level Sensor Harness Wire Splice
Bulletin Number: FSB 284-057
High Soot Output
Bulletin Number: FSB284-064
ECM and ACM Reprogramming, OBD2015
Bulletin Number: FSB 293-016
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Valve Oil Supply Line, updated part
Bulletin Number: FSB 293-022
In the event that an EGR temperature sensor replacement is required on a VOLVO D13H engine, a new routing configuration is required.
Bulletin Number: FSB 293-027
EGR Mass Flow Rate Low, diagnostic trouble code
Bulletin Number: FSB 371-049
Battery Cable, Routing
Bulletin Number: FSB 375-010
Seat Harness Routing (Non-Swivel) wires pulling away from clipping points
Bulletin Number: FSB 375-011
Seat Harness Routing (Swivel) wires pulling away from clipping points
Bulletin Number: FSB 431-010
Range Synchronizer, Repair
Bulletin Number: FSB 432-013
AMT High Range Cone Replacement
Bulletin Number: FSB 432-014
Transmission ECU Compatibility
Bulletin Number: FSB 593-012
Hill Start Assist Solenoid, Replacement
Bulletin Number: FSB 801-003
Service Door Rust Prevention
Bulletin Number: FSB 811-005
Floor Cracks Repair (Front Panel)
Bulletin Number: K03179378
Service Only Regen Requested With No Warning. Active Fault Codes P24A4 / P10FE - OBD15 And OBD16 Chassis; Does Not Apply To US17 (Common Rail Fuel System) ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K14637412
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P0194 - 00 - Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor ( RPS ), Circuit Erratic, Intermittent - US17 ( GHG17 ) Emissions And Newer ( Common Rail Fuel System ); Common Model Years 2017 And 2018Changed repair instructions to r
Bulletin Number: K14701433
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P009E - 73 - Fuel Pressure Relief Control Performance / Stuck Off - GHG17 ( US17 ) Chassis With Common Rail Fuel SystemChanged repair instructions to reflect new procedures
Bulletin Number: K14701433
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P009E - 73 - Fuel Pressure Relief Control Performance / Stuck Off - GHG17 ( US17 ) Chassis With Common Rail Fuel System, Updated to reflect GHG17 software release
Bulletin Number: K15164821
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P2002, Diagnostic Information - OBD13 And NewerUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K24400052
Volvo Chassis - Equipped With An Automated Manual Transmission (AMT, I-Shift ) - Error Code 126 Displayed In Premium Tech Tool (PTT ) While Performing The Calibration Procedure After The Shift Control Housing Has Been Removed And Installed,
Bulletin Number: K24483157
Diagnostic Trouble Codes ( DTC ) P208E And P103B Logging With Possible Derate (SCR Inducement ) - US13 Emissions And Newer
Bulletin Number: K24483157
Diagnostic Trouble Codes ( DTC ) P208E And P103B Logging With Possible Derate ( SCR Inducement ) - OBD15, US14+OBD16 Emissions And Newer Rewrote test procedure for better clarity.
Bulletin Number: K27690302
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P226C Intermittently Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ) - OBD15 And OBD16 Conventional ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K37146742
US07 / US10 D13 Turbocharger Gasket
Bulletin Number: K42708399
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P0422 Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Light ( MIL ) - OBD15 And OBD16 Chassis (Non-Common Rail)Updated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K52326370
Volvo Chassis - Diesel Exhaust Fluid ( DEF ) Contamination In Fuel System, Inspection And Repair - US10 to US14 ( Non-Common Rail Fuel System ) Removed information for common rail chassis - now has its own solution.
Bulletin Number: K62132009
Volvo Chassis - SNV16-007 Telematics Gateway ( TGW ) Goes Offline Due To VIN Mismatch When Test Engine ECU Is Installed
Bulletin Number: K82320750
Automated Manual Transmission ( AMT - F ) ( I-Shift) Clutch Valve Unit ( CVU ) Makes Intermittent Buzzing Noise With The Key On And Engine OffChanged repair information to reflect new software available.
Bulletin Number: K84412328
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P249C Intermittently Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ) - OBD15 And OBD16, Model Year ( MY ) 2016 and 2017 ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K86412082
Engine Diagnostic Trouble Codes ( DTC's ) P24A0 And P249F Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ) - OBD15 (Commonly Model Year 2016) And NewerUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K86900043
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) System - Fault Codes SPN 412 FMI 0,2,5; Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) P040A, P040B, P1121 - Temperature Sensor Inspection
Bulletin Number: K97651904
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P2459 Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ); Possible Frequent Regeneration Requests - OBD15 And Newer ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K97651904
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P2459 Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ); Possible Frequent Regeneration Requests - OBD15 And US14+OBD16 (Non-Common Rail) Chassis, Changed repair instructions to reflect OBD16 so
Bulletin Number: SP2 284-036
Software Update, revise document
Bulletin Number: SP 284-049
Engine Control Module (ECM) Software Update
Bulletin Number: SP 398-001
On some trucks with the Telematics Gateway (TGW) system, the TGW control unit may not correctly communicate with the vehicle systems after restarting.
Bulletin Number: SP 431-021
Transmission ECU Programming
1997 VOLVO VN
Bulletin Number: 970915
SUBJECT REGARDING AIR CLEANER HOUSING. *TT
Bulletin Number: FSB 210-045
Regeneration in PTO Mode
Bulletin Number: FSB-212-002
VOLVO TRUCKS: OIL SEEPAGE AT FLYWHEEL HOUSING. THIS PROBLEM HAS ALREADY BEEN SOLVED IN PRODUCTION, BUT THE PRODUCTION SOLUTION IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH PREVIOUS GENERATION FLYWHEEL HOUSINGS. *JS
Bulletin Number: FSB 213-002, Exh
In some instances the exhaust rocker piston cap screw may become loose and back out causing loss of engine compression, or a mechanical injector Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC).
Bulletin Number: FSB 215-002
Timing Plate Leak Repair
Bulletin Number: FSB 215-003
Timing Plate Flange Screw
Bulletin Number: FSB 216-001
Twin Mass Flywheel Conversion
Bulletin Number: FSB 216-001
Twin Mass Flywheel Conversion, Transmission Removed
Bulletin Number: FSB216-002
Flywheel Resurfacing Guidelines, I-Shift
Bulletin Number: FSB-221-011
VOLVO: LOW OIL PRESSURE, ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, DURING LONG HARD PULL CONDITIONS, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) PID 100 FM1, SPN 100 FMI 1 OR P252400, CAN LOG ON, WITH OR WITHOUT ENGINE SHUT DOWN LAMP. MODEL VN, VT. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE
Bulletin Number: FSB 222-004
Oil Filter Housing
Bulletin Number: FSB 234-018
Single Fuel Tank Ventilation Filter Kit
Bulletin Number: FSB 234-019
Dual Fuel Tanks Ventilation Filter Kit
Bulletin Number: FSB 252-031
Turbocharger Outlet Pipe
Bulletin Number: FSB-255-023
VOLVO TRUCKS: CONNECTOR PIN, REPLACEMENT. SEVERE FRETTING DAMAGE OF THE ENGINE VARIABLE GEOMETRY TURBOCHARGER ACTUATOR (ENGINE VGT ACTUATOR) HARNESS AND TURBINE SHAFT SPEED SENSOR (TSS) CONNECTOR MAY CAUSE AN UNRELIABLE SIGNAL TO THE ENGIN
Bulletin Number: FSB 258-035
Aftertreatment DEF Tank Vent Filter
Bulletin Number: FSB 258-036
DEF Sensor Assembly Routing
Bulletin Number: FSB 284-038
Engine Coolant Thermostat Software Update
Bulletin Number: FSB 284-047
Oil Level Sensor Harness Wire Splice
Bulletin Number: FSB 284-057
High Soot Output
Bulletin Number: FSB 293-016
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Valve Oil Supply Line, updated part
Bulletin Number: FSB 293-022
In the event that an EGR temperature sensor replacement is required on a VOLVO D13H engine, a new routing configuration is required.
Bulletin Number: FSB 293-027
EGR Mass Flow Rate Low, diagnostic trouble code
Bulletin Number: FSB-357-002
VOLVO: LIGHT CONTROL MODULE (LCM), REPROGRAMMING. ON SOME VOLVO UNITS EQUIPPED WITH CLEAR LED CLEARANCE LIGHTS IN THE SUN VISOR, THE MAY EXHIBIT AN ACTIVE FAULT CODE MID 216 PSID 49 FMI 5. THIS FAULT INDICATES A TRAILER MARKER OPEN ISSUE WH
Bulletin Number: FSB 371-049
Battery Cable, Routing
Bulletin Number: FSB 375-010
Seat Harness Routing (Non-Swivel) wires pulling away from clipping points
Bulletin Number: FSB 375-011
Seat Harness Routing (Swivel) wires pulling away from clipping points
Bulletin Number: FSB 431-010
Range Synchronizer, Repair
Bulletin Number: FSB 432-013
AMT High Range Cone Replacement
Bulletin Number: FSB 432-014
Transmission ECU Compatibility
Bulletin Number: FSB-51-001
VOLVO: THE AIR DISC BRAKE, ON SOME TRUCKS, MAY EXPERIENCE THERMAL OVERLOAD DUE TO AN OVER ADJUSTMENT OF NORMAL PAD WEAR COMPENSATION THAT MAINTAINS CLEARANCE RUNNING BETWEEN BRAKE PAD AND ROTOR. MODELS VAH, VHD, VN. NO YEARS LISTED.
Bulletin Number: FSB-512-002
VOLVO: ON SOME TRUCKS, AIR DISC BRAKE MAY EXPERIENCE A CONDITION OF THERMAL OVERLOAD. THERMAL OVERLOAD REDUCES RUNNING CLEARANCE BETWEEN PAD AND ROTOR BELOW DESIRED LEVEL WHICH IS AN OVER ADJUSTMENT OF NORMAL PAD WEAR COMPENSATION. MODEL
Bulletin Number: FSB 593-012
Hill Start Assist Solenoid, Replacement
Bulletin Number: FSB 801-003
Service Door Rust Prevention
Bulletin Number: FSB 811-005
Floor Cracks Repair (Front Panel)
Bulletin Number: FSB 811-006
Floor Cracks Repair (Rear Panel)
Bulletin Number: FSB-873-014
VOLVO TRUCK: REPORTS PROMPTED THE RELEASE OF A REPLACEMENT CONNECTOR FOR THE CAB HVAC MOTOR RESISTOR. REPLACEMENT CONNECTOR IS SUPPLIED AS KIT PART, WHICH CONTAINS THE CONNECTOR BODY AND THE NECESSARY TERMINALS. MODEL YEARS UNKNOWN.
Bulletin Number: RVXX9899
SAFETY RECALL BULLETIN REGARDING FRONT STEER AXLE UPPER STEERING ARM FAILURE. *TT
Bulletin Number: RVXX9899
SAFETY RECALL NOTICE REGARDING FRONT STEER AXLE UPPER STEERING ARM FAILURE. *TT
Bulletin Number: SB-261-017
VOLVO TRUCK: ON SOME VEHICLES, COOLANT OVERFLOW OUT OF THE OVERFLOW TUBE OCCURS DURING THE DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER REGENERATION CYCLE. EXCESSIVE COOLANT FLOW FROM THE RADIATOR TOP TANK AND THERMOSTAT VENT LINES PREVENTS FLOW INTO THE DE-A
Bulletin Number: SB-364-025
VOLVO TRUCK; CLUTCH SWITCH CLIP; IT HAS BEEN FOUND THAT VN, VHD AND VT VEHICLES USE A SPRING CLIP TO RETAIN THE CLUTCH SWITCH, MAY HAVE AN ISSUE WITH THE CLUTCH SWITCH MOVING OR DETACHING FROM IT'S MOUNT. *PE
Bulletin Number: SB-824-002
VOLVO TRUCK: TO REDUCE THE POTENTIAL FOR CAB WATER INTRUSION, A CAB COWL SEAL HAS BEEN RELEASED BY ENGINEERING. THE SEAL PART NUMBER 8083305 IS POSITIONED ABOVE THE TOP EDGE OF THE COWL PANEL TO DIVERT WATER FLOW ONTO THE COWL PANEL RATHE
Bulletin Number: SP-215-014
VOLVO TRUCKS: ENGINE UPDATE CAMPAIGN FOR CERTAIN D13F ENGINES (VN-2, VHD-2) CONSISTS OF INSPECTING THE CAMSHAFT AND REPLACING THE INTAKE ROCKER ARMS, EXHAUST ROCKER ARMS, INJECTOR ROCKER ARMS, INJECTOR HOLD DOWNS, AND THE INJECTOR SEALING W
Bulletin Number: SP2 284-036
Software Update, revise document
Bulletin Number: SP 284-049
Engine Control Module (ECM) Software Update
Bulletin Number: SP 293-027
Coolant Hose, EGR Cooler, Replacement
Bulletin Number: SP 386-004
Fuel Management Module, Replacement, incorrect calibration
Bulletin Number: SP 398-001
On some trucks with the Telematics Gateway (TGW) system, the TGW control unit may not correctly communicate with the vehicle systems after restarting.
Bulletin Number: SP 431-021
Transmission ECU Programming
Bulletin Number: SP-514-005
VOLVO TRUCKS: ON THE STEERING AXLE OF THE VOLVO TRUCKS, THE ZERK FITTING ON THE MERITOR SLACK ADJUSTER COMES INTO CONTACT WITH THE BOLT HEAD OF THE STEERING ARM CAUSING THE FITTING TO BREAK. *JS UPDATED 8/17/12. *PE
Bulletin Number: SP-891-004
VOLVO: TRUCKS BUILT PRIOR TO 18/8/2011 WERE SHIPPED WITHOUT FOUR (4) SPRING NUTS PRE-INSTALLED FROM THE FACTORY. *JS
1997 VOLVO VNL
Bulletin Number: 97020197352
DEFECTIVE CONTROL MODULE FOR DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97060197175
INFORMATION ON LUBRICATING HOOD LATCHES. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97060197642
SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR ZF 8098 STEERING GEAR. *YC
Bulletin Number: 9707019741A
INFORMATION REGARDING HYDRAULIC CLUTCH SLAVE CYLINDER. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97090197191
INFORMATION ON RETROFITTING A FIRE EXTINGUISHER. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97090197601
ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATION AND PROCEDURES. *YC
Bulletin Number: 971001978084
SERVICE MANUAL ON MIRROR REPAIR. *YC
Bulletin Number: 99870
INFORMATION ON NEW ENGINE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (EECU) FAULT CODES. *TT
Bulletin Number: FSB 210-001
Engine Data Label
Bulletin Number: FSB 356-003
Fog Lamp Moisture Intrusion
Bulletin Number: K03179378
Service Only Regen Requested With No Warning. Active Fault Codes P24A4 / P10FE - OBD15 And OBD16 Chassis; Does Not Apply To US17 (Common Rail Fuel System) ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K04596533
"Volvo Chassis - Equipped With Volvo Active Driver Assist ( VADA ), With Or Without Lane Departure Warning ( LDWS ) - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) SPN 70 MI 9, Bendix Code 64 With Possible ""Lane Departure Warning Malfunction"" Message
Bulletin Number: K05680314
Volvo Chassis - Equipped With Volvo Active Driver Assist ( VADA ), With Or Without Lane Departure Warning ( LDWS ) - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) SPN 516103 FMI 19, Bendix Code 167 With Possible "Lane Departure Warning Malfunction" Messa
Bulletin Number: K14637412
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P0194 - 00 - Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor ( RPS ), Circuit Erratic, Intermittent - US17 ( GHG17 ) Emissions And Newer ( Common Rail Fuel System ); Common Model Years 2017 And 2018Changed repair instructions to r
Bulletin Number: K14701433
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P009E - 73 - Fuel Pressure Relief Control Performance / Stuck Off - GHG17 ( US17 ) Chassis With Common Rail Fuel System, Updated to reflect GHG17 software release
Bulletin Number: K14701433
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P009E - 73 - Fuel Pressure Relief Control Performance / Stuck Off - GHG17 ( US17 ) Chassis With Common Rail Fuel SystemChanged repair instructions to reflect new procedures
Bulletin Number: K15164821
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P2002, Diagnostic Information - OBD13 And NewerUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K24400052
Volvo Chassis - Equipped With An Automated Manual Transmission (AMT, I-Shift ) - Error Code 126 Displayed In Premium Tech Tool (PTT ) While Performing The Calibration Procedure After The Shift Control Housing Has Been Removed And Installed,
Bulletin Number: K24483157
Diagnostic Trouble Codes ( DTC ) P208E And P103B Logging With Possible Derate ( SCR Inducement ) - OBD15, US14+OBD16 Emissions And Newer Rewrote test procedure for better clarity.
Bulletin Number: K24483157
Diagnostic Trouble Codes ( DTC ) P208E And P103B Logging With Possible Derate (SCR Inducement ) - US13 Emissions And Newer
Bulletin Number: K27690302
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P226C Intermittently Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ) - OBD15 And OBD16 Conventional ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K37146742
US07 / US10 D13 Turbocharger Gasket
Bulletin Number: K42708399
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P0422 Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Light ( MIL ) - OBD15 And OBD16 Chassis (Non-Common Rail)Updated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K51683834
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P0128, Diagnostic And Repair - US14+OBD13 (Commonly Year Model 2015) And NewerUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K52326370
Volvo Chassis - Diesel Exhaust Fluid ( DEF ) Contamination In Fuel System, Inspection And Repair - US10 to US14 ( Non-Common Rail Fuel System ) Removed information for common rail chassis - now has its own solution.
Bulletin Number: K62132009
Volvo Chassis - SNV16-007 Telematics Gateway ( TGW ) Goes Offline Due To VIN Mismatch When Test Engine ECU Is Installed
Bulletin Number: K82320750
Automated Manual Transmission ( AMT - F ) ( I-Shift) Clutch Valve Unit ( CVU ) Makes Intermittent Buzzing Noise With The Key On And Engine OffChanged repair information to reflect new software available.
Bulletin Number: K84412328
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P249C Intermittently Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ) - OBD15 And OBD16, Model Year ( MY ) 2016 and 2017 ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K86412082
Engine Diagnostic Trouble Codes ( DTC's ) P24A0 And P249F Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ) - OBD15 (Commonly Model Year 2016) And NewerUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K86900043
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) System - Fault Codes SPN 412 FMI 0,2,5; Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) P040A, P040B, P1121 - Temperature Sensor Inspection
Bulletin Number: K97651904
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P2459 Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ); Possible Frequent Regeneration Requests - OBD15 And Newer ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K97651904
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P2459 Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ); Possible Frequent Regeneration Requests - OBD15 And US14+OBD16 (Non-Common Rail) Chassis, Changed repair instructions to reflect OBD16 so
Bulletin Number: TSB-514-003
VOLVO: BRAKE CAM TUBE REINFORCEMENT WITH SUPER SINGLE WHEELS/TIRES AND ARVIN MERITOR BRAKES. A REAR BRAKE S CAM TUBE SUPPORT BRACKET KIT HAS BEEN DESIGNED FOR SPECIFIC VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ARVIN MERITOR S CAMS AND SINGLE, WIDE DRIVE TIR
1997 VOLVO VNM
Bulletin Number: 97020197352
DEFECTIVE CONTROL MODULE FOR DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 9707019741A
INFORMATION REGARDING HYDRAULIC CLUTCH SLAVE CYLINDER. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97090197191
INFORMATION ON RETROFITTING A FIRE EXTINGUISHER. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97090197601
ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATION AND PROCEDURES. *YC
Bulletin Number: 971001978084
SERVICE MANUAL ON MIRROR REPAIR. *YC
Bulletin Number: K03179378
Service Only Regen Requested With No Warning. Active Fault Codes P24A4 / P10FE - OBD15 And OBD16 Chassis; Does Not Apply To US17 (Common Rail Fuel System) ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K14637412
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P0194 - 00 - Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor ( RPS ), Circuit Erratic, Intermittent - US17 ( GHG17 ) Emissions And Newer ( Common Rail Fuel System ); Common Model Years 2017 And 2018Changed repair instructions to r
Bulletin Number: K14701433
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P009E - 73 - Fuel Pressure Relief Control Performance / Stuck Off - GHG17 ( US17 ) Chassis With Common Rail Fuel System, Updated to reflect GHG17 software release
Bulletin Number: K14701433
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P009E - 73 - Fuel Pressure Relief Control Performance / Stuck Off - GHG17 ( US17 ) Chassis With Common Rail Fuel SystemChanged repair instructions to reflect new procedures
Bulletin Number: K15164821
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P2002, Diagnostic Information - OBD13 And NewerUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K24400052
Volvo Chassis - Equipped With An Automated Manual Transmission (AMT, I-Shift ) - Error Code 126 Displayed In Premium Tech Tool (PTT ) While Performing The Calibration Procedure After The Shift Control Housing Has Been Removed And Installed,
Bulletin Number: K24483157
Diagnostic Trouble Codes ( DTC ) P208E And P103B Logging With Possible Derate ( SCR Inducement ) - OBD15, US14+OBD16 Emissions And Newer Rewrote test procedure for better clarity.
Bulletin Number: K27690302
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P226C Intermittently Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ) - OBD15 And OBD16 Conventional ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K37146742
US07 / US10 D13 Turbocharger Gasket
Bulletin Number: K42708399
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P0422 Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Light ( MIL ) - OBD15 And OBD16 Chassis (Non-Common Rail)Updated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K52326370
Volvo Chassis - Diesel Exhaust Fluid ( DEF ) Contamination In Fuel System, Inspection And Repair - US10 to US14 ( Non-Common Rail Fuel System ) Removed information for common rail chassis - now has its own solution.
Bulletin Number: K62132009
Volvo Chassis - SNV16-007 Telematics Gateway ( TGW ) Goes Offline Due To VIN Mismatch When Test Engine ECU Is Installed
Bulletin Number: K82320750
Automated Manual Transmission ( AMT - F ) ( I-Shift) Clutch Valve Unit ( CVU ) Makes Intermittent Buzzing Noise With The Key On And Engine OffChanged repair information to reflect new software available.
Bulletin Number: K84412328
Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P249C Intermittently Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ) - OBD15 And OBD16, Model Year ( MY ) 2016 and 2017 ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K86412082
Engine Diagnostic Trouble Codes ( DTC's ) P24A0 And P249F Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ) - OBD15 (Commonly Model Year 2016) And NewerUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
Bulletin Number: K86900043
Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) System - Fault Codes SPN 412 FMI 0,2,5; Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) P040A, P040B, P1121 - Temperature Sensor Inspection
Bulletin Number: K97651904
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P2459 Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ); Possible Frequent Regeneration Requests - OBD15 And US14+OBD16 (Non-Common Rail) Chassis, Changed repair instructions to reflect OBD16 so
Bulletin Number: K97651904
Volvo Chassis - Diagnostic Trouble Code ( DTC ) P2459 Lighting The Malfunction Indicator Lamp ( MIL ); Possible Frequent Regeneration Requests - OBD15 And Newer ChassisUpdated to reflect release of FSB284-064 (Above)
1997 VOLVO VOLVO
Bulletin Number: 2204
OIL FILTER MAINTENANCE. *TT
Bulletin Number: 2308
SUBJECT REGARDING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES 6-1-1 ON THE EVAPORATIVE SYSTEM. *TT
Bulletin Number: 4313
SUBJECT REGARDING TIRE REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES FOR ALL WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES. *TT
Bulletin Number: 97060197371
INFORMATION OBTAINING TO ADAPTING THE ENGINE HARNESS TO THE NEW ENGINE TEMPERATURE SENSORS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97060197431
SERVICE BULLETIN ON TRANSMISSION AIR LINE FITTINGS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97060197642
SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR ZF 8098 STEERING GEAR. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97070198220
PROVIDED GUIDELINES FOR FLUSHING ANY METAL CONTAMINANTS FROM THE ENGINE OIL PASSAGE. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97070198220F
SERVICE BULLETIN ON OIL COOLER ELEMENT COVER TORQUE. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97080197382
VEHICLE EXPERIENCING INACCURATE READING ON THE FUEL LEVEL GAUGE. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97090197371
SERVICE BULLETIN CONCERNS CHECKING THE TERMINALS IN THE CONNECTOR FOR THE ENGINE WIRING HARNESS AND CAB WIRING HARNESS. *YC
Bulletin Number: 97090198824
A NEW TOOL FOR FAULT-TRACING IN PASSENGER AIRBAG. *YC
1997 VOLVO VOLVO TRUCK
Bulletin Number: FSB-255-014
VOLVO TRUCK: WHEN REPLACING OR REINSTALLING A TURBOCHARGER ON A VOLVO D16F ENGINE, THE EXISTING MOUNTING HARDWARE (STUDS, GASKET, SPACER SLEEVES AND FLANGE NUTS) MUST BE REPLACED. NO MODEL OR MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE
Bulletin Number: FSB-258-009
VOLVO TRUCK: DISCHARGE RECIRCULATION VALVE (DRV) AIR LINE SERVICE KIT 21377589 HAS BEEN DEVELOPED FOR THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF DRV AIR LINE ON VOLVO D11F ENGINES. NO MODELS OR MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE
Bulletin Number: SB-265-006
VOLVO TRUCK: WHENEVER A THERMOSTAT COVER HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM A VOLVO D11, D13 AND D16 ENGINE, THE TWO STEP TIGHTENING PROCEDURE OUTLINED BELOW MUST BE USED TO REINSTALL THE COVER. NO MODELS OR MODEL YEARS LISTED. *PE
1997 VOLVO WAH
Bulletin Number: 234/003
INSTALLATION FUEL RETURN LINE RESTRICTION FITTINGS. *TW
1997 VOLVO WG
Bulletin Number: 234/003
INSTALLATION FUEL RETURN LINE RESTRICTION FITTINGS. *TW
Bulletin Number: 263/015
THE FAN RING SEAL HAS SLIPPED INSIDE THE FAN SHROUD. *TW
Bulletin Number: 263/016
THE FAN RING SEAL HAS SLIPPED INSIDE THE FAN SHROUD. *TW
Bulletin Number: RVXX9899
SAFETY RECALL BULLETIN REGARDING FRONT STEER AXLE UPPER STEERING ARM FAILURE. *TT
Bulletin Number: RVXX9899
SAFETY RECALL NOTICE REGARDING FRONT STEER AXLE UPPER STEERING ARM FAILURE. *TT
1997 VOLVO WIA
Bulletin Number: 234/003
INSTALLATION FUEL RETURN LINE RESTRICTION FITTINGS. *TW
1997 VOLVO WIAES
Bulletin Number: 234/003
INSTALLATION FUEL RETURN LINE RESTRICTION FITTINGS. *TW
1997 VOLVO WIATES
Bulletin Number: 234/003
INSTALLATION FUEL RETURN LINE RESTRICTION FITTINGS. *TW
1997 VOLVO WX
Bulletin Number: 263/015
THE FAN RING SEAL HAS SLIPPED INSIDE THE FAN SHROUD. *TW
Bulletin Number: 263/016
THE FAN RING SEAL HAS SLIPPED INSIDE THE FAN SHROUD. *TW
1997 VOLVO WXR
Bulletin Number: 263/015
THE FAN RING SEAL HAS SLIPPED INSIDE THE FAN SHROUD. *TW
Bulletin Number: 263/016
THE FAN RING SEAL HAS SLIPPED INSIDE THE FAN SHROUD. *TW

 

Recalls for 1997 Volvo

1997 VOLVO 850
NHTSA Campaign ID:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
Manufacturer:VOLVO CARS OF N.A. LLC.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected:226000

Defect Description:

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, AFTER PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO HEAT, THE FUEL TANK MAY SEEP OR LEAK FUEL AT THE POINTS WHERE THE HEAT SHIELD IS ATTACHED.

Consequence:

FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Action:

VOLVO WILL INSPECT THE FUEL TANK AND REPLACE IT IF ANY EVIDENCE OF FUEL SEEPAGE OR LEAKAGE IS FOUND. ALL VEHICLES WILL RECEIVE NEW REINFORCEMENT BUSHINGS AT THE HEAT SHIELD ATTACHMENT POINTS TO PREVENT FUTURE LEAKS. THIS RECALL WILL BE CONDUCTED AS A SAFETY RECALL IN THE HOT WEATHER STATES OF ALABAMA, ARKANSAS, ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, HAWAII, LOUISIANA, MISSISSIPPI, NEVADA, NEW MEXICO, NORTH CAROLINA, OKLAHOMA, SOUTH CAROLINA, TENNESSEE, TEXAS, AND UTAH, AND AS A SERVICE RECALL IN THE OTHER 33 STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2004. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.
1997 VOLVO 850
NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer:VOLVO CARS OF NA, INC.
Manufacture Dates:08/01/1996 - 12/31/1996
Potential Units Affected:139588

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. OPERATION OF THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH, OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, CAN RESULT IN INCONSISTENT OPERATION OF THE SWITCH.

Consequence:

DRIVER'S COULD EXPERIENCE A LOSS OF VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH.
1997 VOLVO 850
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
Manufacturer:VOLVO CARS OF NA, INC.
Manufacture Dates:05/01/1996 - 12/31/1996
Potential Units Affected:65000

Defect Description:

ON SOME SEDANS AND STATION WAGONS EQUIPPED WITH SEAT HEATERS, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT EXCESSIVE COMPRESSION OF THE SEAT CUSHION COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE ELECTRICAL WIRING OF THE SEAT HEATER.

Consequence:

IF THIS OCCURS, THE DAMAGE COULD RESULT IN A SHORT CIRCUIT THAT COULD CAUSE A FIRE.

Action:

DEALERS WILL DISCONNECT THE EXISTING WIRES AND INSTALL A NEW ELECTRONIC THERMOSTAT AND CABLE HARNESS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 19, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.
1997 VOLVO 854
NHTSA Campaign ID:VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer:VOLVO CARS OF NA, INC.
Manufacture Dates:04/01/1996 - 07/31/1996
Potential Units Affected:12530

Defect Description:

THE SCREWS WHICH ATTACH THE THROTTLE PLATE TO ITS AXLE (SHAFT) CAN LOOSEN ALLOWING THE THROTTLE PLATE TO COME IN CONTACT WITH THE THROTTLE HOUSING.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE POSITION INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE HOUSING.
1997 VOLVO 854
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
Manufacturer:VOLVO CARS OF NA, INC.
Manufacture Dates:05/01/1996 - 12/31/1996
Potential Units Affected:65000

Defect Description:

ON SOME SEDANS AND STATION WAGONS EQUIPPED WITH SEAT HEATERS, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT EXCESSIVE COMPRESSION OF THE SEAT CUSHION COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE ELECTRICAL WIRING OF THE SEAT HEATER.

Consequence:

IF THIS OCCURS, THE DAMAGE COULD RESULT IN A SHORT CIRCUIT THAT COULD CAUSE A FIRE.

Action:

DEALERS WILL DISCONNECT THE EXISTING WIRES AND INSTALL A NEW ELECTRONIC THERMOSTAT AND CABLE HARNESS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 19, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.
1997 VOLVO 855
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
Manufacturer:VOLVO CARS OF NA, INC.
Manufacture Dates:05/01/1996 - 12/31/1996
Potential Units Affected:65000

Defect Description:

ON SOME SEDANS AND STATION WAGONS EQUIPPED WITH SEAT HEATERS, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT EXCESSIVE COMPRESSION OF THE SEAT CUSHION COULD CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE ELECTRICAL WIRING OF THE SEAT HEATER.

Consequence:

IF THIS OCCURS, THE DAMAGE COULD RESULT IN A SHORT CIRCUIT THAT COULD CAUSE A FIRE.

Action:

DEALERS WILL DISCONNECT THE EXISTING WIRES AND INSTALL A NEW ELECTRONIC THERMOSTAT AND CABLE HARNESS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 19, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.
1997 VOLVO 855
NHTSA Campaign ID:VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer:VOLVO CARS OF NA, INC.
Manufacture Dates:04/01/1996 - 07/31/1996
Potential Units Affected:12530

Defect Description:

THE SCREWS WHICH ATTACH THE THROTTLE PLATE TO ITS AXLE (SHAFT) CAN LOOSEN ALLOWING THE THROTTLE PLATE TO COME IN CONTACT WITH THE THROTTLE HOUSING.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE POSITION INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE HOUSING.
1997 VOLVO 964
NHTSA Campaign ID:VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer:VOLVO CARS OF NA, INC.
Manufacture Dates:04/01/1996 - 07/31/1996
Potential Units Affected:12530

Defect Description:

THE SCREWS WHICH ATTACH THE THROTTLE PLATE TO ITS AXLE (SHAFT) CAN LOOSEN ALLOWING THE THROTTLE PLATE TO COME IN CONTACT WITH THE THROTTLE HOUSING.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE POSITION INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE HOUSING.
1997 VOLVO 965
NHTSA Campaign ID:VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer:VOLVO CARS OF NA, INC.
Manufacture Dates:04/01/1996 - 07/31/1996
Potential Units Affected:12530

Defect Description:

THE SCREWS WHICH ATTACH THE THROTTLE PLATE TO ITS AXLE (SHAFT) CAN LOOSEN ALLOWING THE THROTTLE PLATE TO COME IN CONTACT WITH THE THROTTLE HOUSING.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO IDLE POSITION INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE HOUSING.
1997 VOLVO ACL
NHTSA Campaign ID:PARKING BRAKE
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:06/04/1997 - 02/28/1998
Potential Units Affected:13516

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH HALDEX MANIFOLD DASH VALVES (MDV) USED IN TRACTOR AND TRAILER PARKING BRAKES. THESE VALVES DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." A LOSS OF THE ISOLATION OF THE TWO BRAKE SYSTEM CIRCUITS CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES WHEN THERE IS ANOTHER FAILURE OF ONE OF THE TWO BRAKE CIRCUITS.

Consequence:

THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES CAN OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT VALVES.
1997 VOLVO ACL
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:LINKAGES
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:09/09/1997 - 10/09/1998
Potential Units Affected:25

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A FAL 8.0 FRONT STEER AXLE. THE UPPER STEERING ARM CAN FAIL WITHOUT WARNING.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE UPPER STEERING ARM AND REPLACE IT, IF REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO ACL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/06/1997 - 08/07/2000
Potential Units Affected:18362

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH BENDIX AIR ABS WITH AN EC-17 1030R ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU), THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF UNWANTED ABS ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS CAUSED BY 1) CHAFED ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR WIRES ON ROTATING PARTS OR 2) A DAMAGED COMPONENT AT THE WHEEL END THAT GENERATES A CERTAIN TYPE OF ERRATIC SENSOR SIGNAL.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE ABS ECU TO EXHAUST THE AIR AT THE AIR BRAKE MODULATORS FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE WHEELS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXTENDED BRAKING DISTANCES AND A POSSIBLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU.
1997 VOLVO ACL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION:LINES AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1986 - 07/13/1998
Potential Units Affected:95013

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE AIR SUSPENSION CONTROL VALVE SUPPLY LINE WAS NOT PLUMBED THROUGH AN AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE. IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE, THERE WOULD BE LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE IN THE 'B' SYSTEM AIR RESERVOIR THAT SUPPLIES AIR PRESSURE FOR THE FRONT STEER AXLE BRAKES.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE.
1997 VOLVO ACL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1997 - 10/20/1997
Potential Units Affected:923

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE STEER AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN BENT OVER THE JAM NUT AFTER THE WHEEL BEARINGS WERE ADJUSTED.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE JAM NUT AND WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT CAN BACK OFF THE SPINDLE ALLOWING THE WHEEL AND THE BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS BENT OVER THE JAM NUT, AND IF NOT, REPAIR AS REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO ACL
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected:3065

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AFTERMARKET ALUMINUM DUAL WHEELS, 22.5X8.25, ONE-PIECE, TUBELESS, SUPPLIED BY ACCURIDE/AKW. CERTAIN DESIGN REVISIONS COMBINED WITH PROCESS CONDITIONS CAUSED FATIGUE CRACKS IN THESE WHEELS.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FAILURE OF THESE WHEELS.

Action:

ACCURIDE/AKW WILL REPLACE THESE WHEELS.
1997 VOLVO AUTOCAR
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:03/18/1994 - 12/10/1998
Potential Units Affected:382

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS ASSEMBLED BY EITHER VOLVO GM HEAVY TRUCK CORPORATION OR VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AND WITH A 2,100 RPM DETROIT SERIES 60 ENGINE, AND A 32 INCH, 8 BLADE KYSOR ENGINE COOLING FAN. THE BLADES MAY SEPARATE FROM THE ENGINE COOLING FAN ASSEMBLY DURING FAN OPERATION AND FULL ENGINE RPM.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION POSES A HAZARD TO ANYONE WORKING OR STANDING IN THE AREA OF THE ENGINE COOLING FAN WITHOUT WARNING WHEN THE HOOD IS OPEN.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FACTORY INSTALLED ENGINE COOLING FAN.
1997 VOLVO FE
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION:LINES AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1986 - 07/13/1998
Potential Units Affected:95013

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE AIR SUSPENSION CONTROL VALVE SUPPLY LINE WAS NOT PLUMBED THROUGH AN AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE. IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE, THERE WOULD BE LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE IN THE 'B' SYSTEM AIR RESERVOIR THAT SUPPLIES AIR PRESSURE FOR THE FRONT STEER AXLE BRAKES.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE.
1997 VOLVO VN
NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:COLUMN SHIFT ASSEMBLY
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:03/08/1996 - 01/30/1997
Potential Units Affected:1035

Defect Description:

THE TRANSMISSION SHIFT CONTROL LEVER CAN BREAK OFF AT THE TRANSMISSION.

Consequence:

IF THE SHIFT LEVER FAILS, THE TRANSMISSION CANNOT BE SHIFTED AND THE VEHICLE CAN BECOME A HAZARD OR OBSTRUCTION TO OTHER DRIVERS.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE TRANSMISSION SHIFT CONTROL LEVERS WITH NEW CONTROL LEVERS.
1997 VOLVO VN
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:05/05/1997 - 07/23/1997
Potential Units Affected:278

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. A WIRE THAT CONNECTS THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECU) TO THE AUTOMATIC BRAKING CONTROL SYSTEM (ABS) CONTROLLER IS MISSING. THE ENGINE BRAKE CAN LOCK UP THE REAR AXLE WHEELS ON A SLICK PAVEMENT, AND THE ABS WOULD NOT PREVENT THE LOCK UP.

Consequence:

IF THE WHEELS LOCKED UP, THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE CRASH COULD OCCUR.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE MISSING WIRING CIRCUIT ON THE ABS BRAKES.
1997 VOLVO VN
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected:3065

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AFTERMARKET ALUMINUM DUAL WHEELS, 22.5X8.25, ONE-PIECE, TUBELESS, SUPPLIED BY ACCURIDE/AKW. CERTAIN DESIGN REVISIONS COMBINED WITH PROCESS CONDITIONS CAUSED FATIGUE CRACKS IN THESE WHEELS.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FAILURE OF THESE WHEELS.

Action:

ACCURIDE/AKW WILL REPLACE THESE WHEELS.
1997 VOLVO VN
NHTSA Campaign ID:VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:03/01/1997 - 06/06/1997
Potential Units Affected:3272

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE RELAY THAT CONTROLS THE ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR CAN FAIL.

Consequence:

IF THE WINDSHIELD WIPERS FAIL, THE DRIVER'S VISIBILITY IN WET WEATHER WILL BE REDUCED INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT RELAYS.
1997 VOLVO VN
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/16/1997 - 11/10/1997
Potential Units Affected:91

Defect Description:

CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS." THE WEIGHT CERTIFICATION LABEL WHICH CONTAINS FRONT GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATING (GAWR) INFORMATION DOES NOT ACCURATELY REFLECT THE ACTUAL FRONT GROSS AXLE WEIGHT.

Consequence:

WHEN OPERATING BOBTAIL WITH FULL FUEL TANKS AND TWO OCCUPANTS WITH AN ALLOWANCE FOR PERSONAL BELONGINGS, THE ACTUAL GROSS AXLE WEIGHT MAY EXCEED THE STATED RATING FOUND ON THE WEIGHT CERTIFICATION LABEL.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW FRONT STEER AXLE TIRES AND NEW CERTIFICATION LABEL STATING THE NEW FRONT STEER AXLE WEIGHT RATING. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 19, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
1997 VOLVO VN
NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/24/1997 - 04/17/1998
Potential Units Affected:2329

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE ELECTRONIC MODULE THAT CONTROLS THE DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS (DRL) AND HEADLIGHTS CAN FAIL WITHOUT WARNING RESULTING IN THE LOSS OF THE DRL AND HEADLIGHT FUNCTIONS.

Consequence:

IF THESE LIGHTS FAIL, A VISIBILITY PROBLEM WOULD OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRL CONTROL MODULE.
1997 VOLVO VN
NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/24/1997 - 04/17/1998
Potential Units Affected:2329

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE ELECTRONIC MODULE THAT CONTROLS THE DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS (DRL) AND HEADLIGHTS CAN FAIL WITHOUT WARNING RESULTING IN THE LOSS OF THE DRL AND HEADLIGHT FUNCTIONS.

Consequence:

IF THESE LIGHTS FAIL, A VISIBILITY PROBLEM WOULD OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRL CONTROL MODULE.
1997 VOLVO VN
NHTSA Campaign ID:PARKING BRAKE
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:06/04/1997 - 02/28/1998
Potential Units Affected:13516

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH HALDEX MANIFOLD DASH VALVES (MDV) USED IN TRACTOR AND TRAILER PARKING BRAKES. THESE VALVES DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." A LOSS OF THE ISOLATION OF THE TWO BRAKE SYSTEM CIRCUITS CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES WHEN THERE IS ANOTHER FAILURE OF ONE OF THE TWO BRAKE CIRCUITS.

Consequence:

THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES CAN OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT VALVES.
1997 VOLVO VN
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:LINKAGES
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:09/09/1997 - 10/09/1998
Potential Units Affected:25

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A FAL 8.0 FRONT STEER AXLE. THE UPPER STEERING ARM CAN FAIL WITHOUT WARNING.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE UPPER STEERING ARM AND REPLACE IT, IF REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO VN
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/22/1997 - 08/28/1999
Potential Units Affected:1577

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES. UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS, THE WEIGHT CERTIFICATION LABEL WHICH CONTAINS FRONT GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATING (GAWR) INFORMATION PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS," DOES NOT ACCURATELY REFLECT THE ACTUAL FRONT GROSS AXLE WEIGHT.

Consequence:

WHEN OPERATING THE TRUCK "BOBTAIL" WITH FULL FUEL TANKS AND TWO OCCUPANTS WITH AN ALLOWANCE FOR PERSONAL BELONGINGS, THE ACTUAL GROSS AXLE WEIGHT MAY EXCEED THE STATED RATING FOUND ON THE WEIGHT CERTIFICATION LABEL.

Action:

THE WEIGHT CERTIFICATION LABEL WILL BE BROUGHT INTO COMPLIANCE BY ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING MEANS: (1) REPLACEMENT OF THE LABEL WITH ONE WHICH CONTAINS CORRECT INFORMATION; OR (2) REPLACEMENT OF FRONT AXLE TIRES, RIMS OR TIE ROD TUBE OR A COMBINATION THEREOF; OR (3) REPLACEMENT OR RELOCATION OF THE FUEL TANKS. DUE TO THE VARIOUS TRUCK CONFIGURATIONS, SEVERAL OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTERS ARE BEING SENT FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. THE FIRST OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER WAS MAILED APRIL 26, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY OR LABEL WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
1997 VOLVO VNL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/06/1997 - 08/07/2000
Potential Units Affected:18362

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH BENDIX AIR ABS WITH AN EC-17 1030R ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU), THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF UNWANTED ABS ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS CAUSED BY 1) CHAFED ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR WIRES ON ROTATING PARTS OR 2) A DAMAGED COMPONENT AT THE WHEEL END THAT GENERATES A CERTAIN TYPE OF ERRATIC SENSOR SIGNAL.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE ABS ECU TO EXHAUST THE AIR AT THE AIR BRAKE MODULATORS FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE WHEELS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXTENDED BRAKING DISTANCES AND A POSSIBLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU.
1997 VOLVO VNL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/20/1997 - 11/01/2001
Potential Units Affected:208

Defect Description:

CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS", S5.1.6.3, "ANTILOCK POWER FOR TOWED VEHICLES." ELECTRICAL POWER FOR THE TRAILER ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) CAN BE DISRUPTED WHEN A SWITCH LOCATED ON THE VEHICLE INSTRUMENT PANEL IS ACTIVATED TO CONTROL LIGHTING WITHIN THE TRAILER.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE OF THE TOWED VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A WIRING HARNESS WHICH WILL PROVIDE CONTINUOUS ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE TRAILER ABS WHENEVER THE IGNITION SWITCH IS IN THE ON OR RUN POSITION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 29, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
1997 VOLVO VNL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1997 - 10/20/1997
Potential Units Affected:923

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE STEER AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN BENT OVER THE JAM NUT AFTER THE WHEEL BEARINGS WERE ADJUSTED.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE JAM NUT AND WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT CAN BACK OFF THE SPINDLE ALLOWING THE WHEEL AND THE BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS BENT OVER THE JAM NUT, AND IF NOT, REPAIR AS REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO VNL
NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/11/1990 - 07/17/2002
Potential Units Affected:5532

Defect Description:

CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE TWO TAIL LAMPS, BACK-UP LAMP,AND LICENSE TAG LAMP WERE MOUNTED ON INSUFFICIENTLY RIGID MOUNTS.

Consequence:

IT MAY NOT ALLOW THE DRIVER OF A REARWARD APPROACHING VEHICLE TO HAVE FULL VIEW OF THE LAMPS.

Action:

DEALERS WILL ATTACH THE TWO TAIL LAMPS, BACK-UP LAMP, AND THE LICENSE TAP LAMP ON STIFFER BRACKETS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 31, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
1997 VOLVO VNM
NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/11/1990 - 07/17/2002
Potential Units Affected:5532

Defect Description:

CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE TWO TAIL LAMPS, BACK-UP LAMP,AND LICENSE TAG LAMP WERE MOUNTED ON INSUFFICIENTLY RIGID MOUNTS.

Consequence:

IT MAY NOT ALLOW THE DRIVER OF A REARWARD APPROACHING VEHICLE TO HAVE FULL VIEW OF THE LAMPS.

Action:

DEALERS WILL ATTACH THE TWO TAIL LAMPS, BACK-UP LAMP, AND THE LICENSE TAP LAMP ON STIFFER BRACKETS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 31, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
1997 VOLVO VNM
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1997 - 10/20/1997
Potential Units Affected:923

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE STEER AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN BENT OVER THE JAM NUT AFTER THE WHEEL BEARINGS WERE ADJUSTED.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE JAM NUT AND WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT CAN BACK OFF THE SPINDLE ALLOWING THE WHEEL AND THE BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS BENT OVER THE JAM NUT, AND IF NOT, REPAIR AS REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO VNM
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected:3065

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AFTERMARKET ALUMINUM DUAL WHEELS, 22.5X8.25, ONE-PIECE, TUBELESS, SUPPLIED BY ACCURIDE/AKW. CERTAIN DESIGN REVISIONS COMBINED WITH PROCESS CONDITIONS CAUSED FATIGUE CRACKS IN THESE WHEELS.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FAILURE OF THESE WHEELS.

Action:

ACCURIDE/AKW WILL REPLACE THESE WHEELS.
1997 VOLVO VNM
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/06/1997 - 08/07/2000
Potential Units Affected:18362

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH BENDIX AIR ABS WITH AN EC-17 1030R ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU), THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF UNWANTED ABS ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS CAUSED BY 1) CHAFED ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR WIRES ON ROTATING PARTS OR 2) A DAMAGED COMPONENT AT THE WHEEL END THAT GENERATES A CERTAIN TYPE OF ERRATIC SENSOR SIGNAL.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE ABS ECU TO EXHAUST THE AIR AT THE AIR BRAKE MODULATORS FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE WHEELS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXTENDED BRAKING DISTANCES AND A POSSIBLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU.
1997 VOLVO VNM
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/20/1997 - 11/01/2001
Potential Units Affected:208

Defect Description:

CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS", S5.1.6.3, "ANTILOCK POWER FOR TOWED VEHICLES." ELECTRICAL POWER FOR THE TRAILER ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) CAN BE DISRUPTED WHEN A SWITCH LOCATED ON THE VEHICLE INSTRUMENT PANEL IS ACTIVATED TO CONTROL LIGHTING WITHIN THE TRAILER.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE OF THE TOWED VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A WIRING HARNESS WHICH WILL PROVIDE CONTINUOUS ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE TRAILER ABS WHENEVER THE IGNITION SWITCH IS IN THE ON OR RUN POSITION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 29, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
1997 VOLVO VOLVO TRUCK
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:03/18/1994 - 12/10/1998
Potential Units Affected:382

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS ASSEMBLED BY EITHER VOLVO GM HEAVY TRUCK CORPORATION OR VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA, INC., AND WITH A 2,100 RPM DETROIT SERIES 60 ENGINE, AND A 32 INCH, 8 BLADE KYSOR ENGINE COOLING FAN. THE BLADES MAY SEPARATE FROM THE ENGINE COOLING FAN ASSEMBLY DURING FAN OPERATION AND FULL ENGINE RPM.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION POSES A HAZARD TO ANYONE WORKING OR STANDING IN THE AREA OF THE ENGINE COOLING FAN WITHOUT WARNING WHEN THE HOOD IS OPEN.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FACTORY INSTALLED ENGINE COOLING FAN.
1997 VOLVO VOLVO TRUCK
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/20/1997 - 11/01/2001
Potential Units Affected:208

Defect Description:

CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS", S5.1.6.3, "ANTILOCK POWER FOR TOWED VEHICLES." ELECTRICAL POWER FOR THE TRAILER ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) CAN BE DISRUPTED WHEN A SWITCH LOCATED ON THE VEHICLE INSTRUMENT PANEL IS ACTIVATED TO CONTROL LIGHTING WITHIN THE TRAILER.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE OF THE TOWED VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A WIRING HARNESS WHICH WILL PROVIDE CONTINUOUS ELECTRICAL POWER TO THE TRAILER ABS WHENEVER THE IGNITION SWITCH IS IN THE ON OR RUN POSITION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 29, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
1997 VOLVO VOLVO TRUCK
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:03/27/1996 - 04/14/1997
Potential Units Affected:162

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CATERPILLAR 3116 MECHANICALLY UNIT INJECTED DIESEL ENGINES. THE GOVERNOR OF THE ENGINE CONTROLS THE UNIT INJECTOR FUELING BY WAY OF A CONTROL ASSEMBLY. IN THIS ASSEMBLY, A LINK TO THE GOVERNOR IS JOINED TO THE CONTROL ROD USING A RIVET. THIS RIVET CAN LOOSEN AND THEN WEAR RESULTING IN ENGINE SPEED INSTABILITY.

Consequence:

IF NOT IDENTIFIED AND CORRECTED, ENGINE SPEED CONTROL COULD BE LOST DUE TO RIVET DISENGAGEMENT.

Action:

CATERPILLAR IS CONDUCTING THE NOTIFICATION AND REMEDY FOR THIS RECALL. DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE CONTROL ASSEMBLY AND REPLACED IF NECESSARY.
1997 VOLVO WAH
NHTSA Campaign ID:PARKING BRAKE
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:06/04/1997 - 02/28/1998
Potential Units Affected:13516

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH HALDEX MANIFOLD DASH VALVES (MDV) USED IN TRACTOR AND TRAILER PARKING BRAKES. THESE VALVES DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." A LOSS OF THE ISOLATION OF THE TWO BRAKE SYSTEM CIRCUITS CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES WHEN THERE IS ANOTHER FAILURE OF ONE OF THE TWO BRAKE CIRCUITS.

Consequence:

THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES CAN OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT VALVES.
1997 VOLVO WAH
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/06/1997 - 08/07/2000
Potential Units Affected:18362

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH BENDIX AIR ABS WITH AN EC-17 1030R ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU), THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF UNWANTED ABS ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS CAUSED BY 1) CHAFED ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR WIRES ON ROTATING PARTS OR 2) A DAMAGED COMPONENT AT THE WHEEL END THAT GENERATES A CERTAIN TYPE OF ERRATIC SENSOR SIGNAL.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE ABS ECU TO EXHAUST THE AIR AT THE AIR BRAKE MODULATORS FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE WHEELS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXTENDED BRAKING DISTANCES AND A POSSIBLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU.
1997 VOLVO WAH
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION:LINES AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1986 - 07/13/1998
Potential Units Affected:95013

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE AIR SUSPENSION CONTROL VALVE SUPPLY LINE WAS NOT PLUMBED THROUGH AN AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE. IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE, THERE WOULD BE LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE IN THE 'B' SYSTEM AIR RESERVOIR THAT SUPPLIES AIR PRESSURE FOR THE FRONT STEER AXLE BRAKES.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE.
1997 VOLVO WAH
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1997 - 10/20/1997
Potential Units Affected:923

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE STEER AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN BENT OVER THE JAM NUT AFTER THE WHEEL BEARINGS WERE ADJUSTED.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE JAM NUT AND WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT CAN BACK OFF THE SPINDLE ALLOWING THE WHEEL AND THE BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS BENT OVER THE JAM NUT, AND IF NOT, REPAIR AS REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO WAH
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected:3065

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AFTERMARKET ALUMINUM DUAL WHEELS, 22.5X8.25, ONE-PIECE, TUBELESS, SUPPLIED BY ACCURIDE/AKW. CERTAIN DESIGN REVISIONS COMBINED WITH PROCESS CONDITIONS CAUSED FATIGUE CRACKS IN THESE WHEELS.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FAILURE OF THESE WHEELS.

Action:

ACCURIDE/AKW WILL REPLACE THESE WHEELS.
1997 VOLVO WCA
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected:3065

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AFTERMARKET ALUMINUM DUAL WHEELS, 22.5X8.25, ONE-PIECE, TUBELESS, SUPPLIED BY ACCURIDE/AKW. CERTAIN DESIGN REVISIONS COMBINED WITH PROCESS CONDITIONS CAUSED FATIGUE CRACKS IN THESE WHEELS.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FAILURE OF THESE WHEELS.

Action:

ACCURIDE/AKW WILL REPLACE THESE WHEELS.
1997 VOLVO WCA
NHTSA Campaign ID:STRUCTURE:BODY
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/11/1996 - 01/29/1997
Potential Units Affected:1928

Defect Description:

WARNING LABELS IDENTIFYING THE CLIMBING SEQUENCE AND PROCESS WERE OMITTED.

Consequence:

PERSONS NOT USING THE SEQUENCE AND PROCESS DURING CAB ENTRY OR EXIT OR WHEN USING THE OPTIONAL BACK OF CAB ACCESS MAY SLIP AND/OR FALL CAUSING PERSONAL INJURY.

Action:

VOLVO HEAVY TRUCK WILL BE PROVIDING WARNING LABELS TO BE INSTALLED BY OWNERS ON THEIR TRUCKS.
1997 VOLVO WCA
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1997 - 10/20/1997
Potential Units Affected:923

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE STEER AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN BENT OVER THE JAM NUT AFTER THE WHEEL BEARINGS WERE ADJUSTED.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE JAM NUT AND WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT CAN BACK OFF THE SPINDLE ALLOWING THE WHEEL AND THE BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS BENT OVER THE JAM NUT, AND IF NOT, REPAIR AS REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO WCA
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION:LINES AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1986 - 07/13/1998
Potential Units Affected:95013

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE AIR SUSPENSION CONTROL VALVE SUPPLY LINE WAS NOT PLUMBED THROUGH AN AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE. IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE, THERE WOULD BE LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE IN THE 'B' SYSTEM AIR RESERVOIR THAT SUPPLIES AIR PRESSURE FOR THE FRONT STEER AXLE BRAKES.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE.
1997 VOLVO WCA
NHTSA Campaign ID:PARKING BRAKE
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:06/04/1997 - 02/28/1998
Potential Units Affected:13516

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH HALDEX MANIFOLD DASH VALVES (MDV) USED IN TRACTOR AND TRAILER PARKING BRAKES. THESE VALVES DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." A LOSS OF THE ISOLATION OF THE TWO BRAKE SYSTEM CIRCUITS CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES WHEN THERE IS ANOTHER FAILURE OF ONE OF THE TWO BRAKE CIRCUITS.

Consequence:

THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES CAN OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT VALVES.
1997 VOLVO WCA
NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/11/1990 - 07/17/2002
Potential Units Affected:5532

Defect Description:

CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE TWO TAIL LAMPS, BACK-UP LAMP,AND LICENSE TAG LAMP WERE MOUNTED ON INSUFFICIENTLY RIGID MOUNTS.

Consequence:

IT MAY NOT ALLOW THE DRIVER OF A REARWARD APPROACHING VEHICLE TO HAVE FULL VIEW OF THE LAMPS.

Action:

DEALERS WILL ATTACH THE TWO TAIL LAMPS, BACK-UP LAMP, AND THE LICENSE TAP LAMP ON STIFFER BRACKETS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 31, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
1997 VOLVO WG
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected:3065

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AFTERMARKET ALUMINUM DUAL WHEELS, 22.5X8.25, ONE-PIECE, TUBELESS, SUPPLIED BY ACCURIDE/AKW. CERTAIN DESIGN REVISIONS COMBINED WITH PROCESS CONDITIONS CAUSED FATIGUE CRACKS IN THESE WHEELS.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FAILURE OF THESE WHEELS.

Action:

ACCURIDE/AKW WILL REPLACE THESE WHEELS.
1997 VOLVO WG
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1997 - 10/20/1997
Potential Units Affected:923

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE STEER AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN BENT OVER THE JAM NUT AFTER THE WHEEL BEARINGS WERE ADJUSTED.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE JAM NUT AND WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT CAN BACK OFF THE SPINDLE ALLOWING THE WHEEL AND THE BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS BENT OVER THE JAM NUT, AND IF NOT, REPAIR AS REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO WG
NHTSA Campaign ID:STRUCTURE:BODY
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/11/1996 - 01/29/1997
Potential Units Affected:1928

Defect Description:

WARNING LABELS IDENTIFYING THE CLIMBING SEQUENCE AND PROCESS WERE OMITTED.

Consequence:

PERSONS NOT USING THE SEQUENCE AND PROCESS DURING CAB ENTRY OR EXIT OR WHEN USING THE OPTIONAL BACK OF CAB ACCESS MAY SLIP AND/OR FALL CAUSING PERSONAL INJURY.

Action:

VOLVO HEAVY TRUCK WILL BE PROVIDING WARNING LABELS TO BE INSTALLED BY OWNERS ON THEIR TRUCKS.
1997 VOLVO WG
NHTSA Campaign ID:PARKING BRAKE
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:06/04/1997 - 02/28/1998
Potential Units Affected:13516

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH HALDEX MANIFOLD DASH VALVES (MDV) USED IN TRACTOR AND TRAILER PARKING BRAKES. THESE VALVES DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." A LOSS OF THE ISOLATION OF THE TWO BRAKE SYSTEM CIRCUITS CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES WHEN THERE IS ANOTHER FAILURE OF ONE OF THE TWO BRAKE CIRCUITS.

Consequence:

THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES CAN OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT VALVES.
1997 VOLVO WG
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/06/1997 - 08/07/2000
Potential Units Affected:18362

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH BENDIX AIR ABS WITH AN EC-17 1030R ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU), THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF UNWANTED ABS ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS CAUSED BY 1) CHAFED ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR WIRES ON ROTATING PARTS OR 2) A DAMAGED COMPONENT AT THE WHEEL END THAT GENERATES A CERTAIN TYPE OF ERRATIC SENSOR SIGNAL.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE ABS ECU TO EXHAUST THE AIR AT THE AIR BRAKE MODULATORS FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE WHEELS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXTENDED BRAKING DISTANCES AND A POSSIBLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU.
1997 VOLVO WG
NHTSA Campaign ID:STEERING:LINKAGES
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:09/09/1997 - 10/09/1998
Potential Units Affected:25

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A FAL 8.0 FRONT STEER AXLE. THE UPPER STEERING ARM CAN FAIL WITHOUT WARNING.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE UPPER STEERING ARM AND REPLACE IT, IF REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO WG
NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/11/1990 - 07/17/2002
Potential Units Affected:5532

Defect Description:

CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE TWO TAIL LAMPS, BACK-UP LAMP,AND LICENSE TAG LAMP WERE MOUNTED ON INSUFFICIENTLY RIGID MOUNTS.

Consequence:

IT MAY NOT ALLOW THE DRIVER OF A REARWARD APPROACHING VEHICLE TO HAVE FULL VIEW OF THE LAMPS.

Action:

DEALERS WILL ATTACH THE TWO TAIL LAMPS, BACK-UP LAMP, AND THE LICENSE TAP LAMP ON STIFFER BRACKETS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 31, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
1997 VOLVO WG
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION:LINES AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1986 - 07/13/1998
Potential Units Affected:95013

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE AIR SUSPENSION CONTROL VALVE SUPPLY LINE WAS NOT PLUMBED THROUGH AN AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE. IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE, THERE WOULD BE LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE IN THE 'B' SYSTEM AIR RESERVOIR THAT SUPPLIES AIR PRESSURE FOR THE FRONT STEER AXLE BRAKES.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE.
1997 VOLVO WIA
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1997 - 10/20/1997
Potential Units Affected:923

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE STEER AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN BENT OVER THE JAM NUT AFTER THE WHEEL BEARINGS WERE ADJUSTED.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE JAM NUT AND WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT CAN BACK OFF THE SPINDLE ALLOWING THE WHEEL AND THE BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS BENT OVER THE JAM NUT, AND IF NOT, REPAIR AS REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO WIA
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION:LINES AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1986 - 07/13/1998
Potential Units Affected:95013

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE AIR SUSPENSION CONTROL VALVE SUPPLY LINE WAS NOT PLUMBED THROUGH AN AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE. IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE, THERE WOULD BE LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE IN THE 'B' SYSTEM AIR RESERVOIR THAT SUPPLIES AIR PRESSURE FOR THE FRONT STEER AXLE BRAKES.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE.
1997 VOLVO WIA
NHTSA Campaign ID:PARKING BRAKE
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:06/04/1997 - 02/28/1998
Potential Units Affected:13516

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH HALDEX MANIFOLD DASH VALVES (MDV) USED IN TRACTOR AND TRAILER PARKING BRAKES. THESE VALVES DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." A LOSS OF THE ISOLATION OF THE TWO BRAKE SYSTEM CIRCUITS CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES WHEN THERE IS ANOTHER FAILURE OF ONE OF THE TWO BRAKE CIRCUITS.

Consequence:

THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES CAN OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT VALVES.
1997 VOLVO WIA
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected:3065

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AFTERMARKET ALUMINUM DUAL WHEELS, 22.5X8.25, ONE-PIECE, TUBELESS, SUPPLIED BY ACCURIDE/AKW. CERTAIN DESIGN REVISIONS COMBINED WITH PROCESS CONDITIONS CAUSED FATIGUE CRACKS IN THESE WHEELS.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FAILURE OF THESE WHEELS.

Action:

ACCURIDE/AKW WILL REPLACE THESE WHEELS.
1997 VOLVO WIA
NHTSA Campaign ID:EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/11/1990 - 07/17/2002
Potential Units Affected:5532

Defect Description:

CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY CLASS 8 TRUCKS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE TWO TAIL LAMPS, BACK-UP LAMP,AND LICENSE TAG LAMP WERE MOUNTED ON INSUFFICIENTLY RIGID MOUNTS.

Consequence:

IT MAY NOT ALLOW THE DRIVER OF A REARWARD APPROACHING VEHICLE TO HAVE FULL VIEW OF THE LAMPS.

Action:

DEALERS WILL ATTACH THE TWO TAIL LAMPS, BACK-UP LAMP, AND THE LICENSE TAP LAMP ON STIFFER BRACKETS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 31, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
1997 VOLVO WIA
NHTSA Campaign ID:STRUCTURE:BODY
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/11/1996 - 01/29/1997
Potential Units Affected:1928

Defect Description:

WARNING LABELS IDENTIFYING THE CLIMBING SEQUENCE AND PROCESS WERE OMITTED.

Consequence:

PERSONS NOT USING THE SEQUENCE AND PROCESS DURING CAB ENTRY OR EXIT OR WHEN USING THE OPTIONAL BACK OF CAB ACCESS MAY SLIP AND/OR FALL CAUSING PERSONAL INJURY.

Action:

VOLVO HEAVY TRUCK WILL BE PROVIDING WARNING LABELS TO BE INSTALLED BY OWNERS ON THEIR TRUCKS.
1997 VOLVO WX
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION:LINES AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1986 - 07/13/1998
Potential Units Affected:95013

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE AIR SUSPENSION CONTROL VALVE SUPPLY LINE WAS NOT PLUMBED THROUGH AN AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE. IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE, THERE WOULD BE LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE IN THE 'B' SYSTEM AIR RESERVOIR THAT SUPPLIES AIR PRESSURE FOR THE FRONT STEER AXLE BRAKES.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE.
1997 VOLVO WX
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/06/1997 - 08/07/2000
Potential Units Affected:18362

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH BENDIX AIR ABS WITH AN EC-17 1030R ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU), THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF UNWANTED ABS ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS CAUSED BY 1) CHAFED ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR WIRES ON ROTATING PARTS OR 2) A DAMAGED COMPONENT AT THE WHEEL END THAT GENERATES A CERTAIN TYPE OF ERRATIC SENSOR SIGNAL.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE ABS ECU TO EXHAUST THE AIR AT THE AIR BRAKE MODULATORS FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE WHEELS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXTENDED BRAKING DISTANCES AND A POSSIBLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU.
1997 VOLVO WX
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1997 - 10/20/1997
Potential Units Affected:923

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE STEER AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN BENT OVER THE JAM NUT AFTER THE WHEEL BEARINGS WERE ADJUSTED.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE JAM NUT AND WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT CAN BACK OFF THE SPINDLE ALLOWING THE WHEEL AND THE BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS BENT OVER THE JAM NUT, AND IF NOT, REPAIR AS REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO WX
NHTSA Campaign ID:PARKING BRAKE
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:06/04/1997 - 02/28/1998
Potential Units Affected:13516

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH HALDEX MANIFOLD DASH VALVES (MDV) USED IN TRACTOR AND TRAILER PARKING BRAKES. THESE VALVES DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS." A LOSS OF THE ISOLATION OF THE TWO BRAKE SYSTEM CIRCUITS CAN RESULT IN THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES WHEN THERE IS ANOTHER FAILURE OF ONE OF THE TWO BRAKE CIRCUITS.

Consequence:

THE LOSS OF SERVICE BRAKES CAN OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SUSPECT VALVES.
1997 VOLVO WX
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/14/1995 - 11/23/1998
Potential Units Affected:166

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: DUAL STEER CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE FRONT STEER AXLE BRAKES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 121, "AIR BRAKE SYSTEMS."

Consequence:

A SLOW BRAKE RELEASE TIME CAN CAUSE PREMATURE BRAKE WEAR WHICH IF LEFT UNCHECKED COULD LEAD TO BRAKE FAILURE AND VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RELAY VALVE IN THE FRONT STEERING AXLE BRAKE SYSTEM.
1997 VOLVO WX
NHTSA Campaign ID:VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:07/31/1995 - 11/26/1997
Potential Units Affected:23

Defect Description:

ON CERTAIN HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH CUMMINS ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULES ON THE L10G ENGINES, THE ECM DOES NOT HAVE THE ABILITY TO DETECT A THROTTLE FAIL-SAFE ENGINE SHUTDOWN COMMAND. THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNANTICIPATED, UNCOMMANDED OPEN THROTTLE CONDITION WITHOUT WARNING.

Consequence:

IF THIS EVENT OCCURS, THE VEHICLE OPERATOR WILL NOT HAVE CONTROL OF THE ENGINE SPEED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

CUMMINS WILL NOTIFY THE CUSTOMERS AND REPLACE THE ECM. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT CUMMINS AT 1-800-343-7357 OR VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
1997 VOLVO WX
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected:3065

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AFTERMARKET ALUMINUM DUAL WHEELS, 22.5X8.25, ONE-PIECE, TUBELESS, SUPPLIED BY ACCURIDE/AKW. CERTAIN DESIGN REVISIONS COMBINED WITH PROCESS CONDITIONS CAUSED FATIGUE CRACKS IN THESE WHEELS.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FAILURE OF THESE WHEELS.

Action:

ACCURIDE/AKW WILL REPLACE THESE WHEELS.
1997 VOLVO WXLL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/06/1997 - 08/07/2000
Potential Units Affected:18362

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH BENDIX AIR ABS WITH AN EC-17 1030R ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU), THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF UNWANTED ABS ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS CAUSED BY 1) CHAFED ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR WIRES ON ROTATING PARTS OR 2) A DAMAGED COMPONENT AT THE WHEEL END THAT GENERATES A CERTAIN TYPE OF ERRATIC SENSOR SIGNAL.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE ABS ECU TO EXHAUST THE AIR AT THE AIR BRAKE MODULATORS FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE WHEELS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXTENDED BRAKING DISTANCES AND A POSSIBLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU.
1997 VOLVO WXLL
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected:3065

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AFTERMARKET ALUMINUM DUAL WHEELS, 22.5X8.25, ONE-PIECE, TUBELESS, SUPPLIED BY ACCURIDE/AKW. CERTAIN DESIGN REVISIONS COMBINED WITH PROCESS CONDITIONS CAUSED FATIGUE CRACKS IN THESE WHEELS.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FAILURE OF THESE WHEELS.

Action:

ACCURIDE/AKW WILL REPLACE THESE WHEELS.
1997 VOLVO WXLL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1997 - 10/20/1997
Potential Units Affected:923

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE STEER AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN BENT OVER THE JAM NUT AFTER THE WHEEL BEARINGS WERE ADJUSTED.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE JAM NUT AND WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT CAN BACK OFF THE SPINDLE ALLOWING THE WHEEL AND THE BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS BENT OVER THE JAM NUT, AND IF NOT, REPAIR AS REQUIRED.
1997 VOLVO WXLL
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION:LINES AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1986 - 07/13/1998
Potential Units Affected:95013

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE AIR SUSPENSION CONTROL VALVE SUPPLY LINE WAS NOT PLUMBED THROUGH AN AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE. IN THE EVENT OF A FAILURE, THERE WOULD BE LOSS OF AIR PRESSURE IN THE 'B' SYSTEM AIR RESERVOIR THAT SUPPLIES AIR PRESSURE FOR THE FRONT STEER AXLE BRAKES.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION WOULD RESULT IN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE NECESSARY AIR PRESSURE PROTECTION VALVE.
1997 VOLVO WXR
NHTSA Campaign ID:WHEELS:RIM
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected:3065

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AFTERMARKET ALUMINUM DUAL WHEELS, 22.5X8.25, ONE-PIECE, TUBELESS, SUPPLIED BY ACCURIDE/AKW. CERTAIN DESIGN REVISIONS COMBINED WITH PROCESS CONDITIONS CAUSED FATIGUE CRACKS IN THESE WHEELS.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE FAILURE OF THESE WHEELS.

Action:

ACCURIDE/AKW WILL REPLACE THESE WHEELS.
1997 VOLVO WXR
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:11/06/1997 - 08/07/2000
Potential Units Affected:18362

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS BUILT WITH BENDIX AIR ABS WITH AN EC-17 1030R ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU), THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF UNWANTED ABS ACTIVATION AT LOW SPEEDS CAUSED BY 1) CHAFED ABS WHEEL SPEED SENSOR WIRES ON ROTATING PARTS OR 2) A DAMAGED COMPONENT AT THE WHEEL END THAT GENERATES A CERTAIN TYPE OF ERRATIC SENSOR SIGNAL.

Consequence:

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE THE ABS ECU TO EXHAUST THE AIR AT THE AIR BRAKE MODULATORS FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE WHEELS. THIS COULD RESULT IN EXTENDED BRAKING DISTANCES AND A POSSIBLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS ECU.
1997 VOLVO WXR
NHTSA Campaign ID:SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
Manufacturer:VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC
Manufacture Dates:10/01/1997 - 10/20/1997
Potential Units Affected:923

Defect Description:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CLASS 8 HEAVY DUTY TRUCKS. THE STEER AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN BENT OVER THE JAM NUT AFTER THE WHEEL BEARINGS WERE ADJUSTED.

Consequence:

IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE JAM NUT AND WHEEL BEARING ADJUSTING NUT CAN BACK OFF THE SPINDLE ALLOWING THE WHEEL AND THE BRAKE DRUM ASSEMBLY TO SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Action:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING AXLE WHEEL BEARING JAM NUT LOCK WASHER TO DETERMINE IF IT IS BENT OVER THE JAM NUT, AND IF NOT, REPAIR AS REQUIRED.