ARTICLE TAKEN FROM TIMES LIVE 23/7/2019
Volvo is going to be recalling approximately 507 000 vehicles due to a faulty engine component, that could, in extreme cases, result in a fire. This engine component could, in very rare cases, cause the engine intake manifold to melt and deform.
The vehicles to be recalled were produced between 2014 and 2019 and have a 2.0lt – 4 cylinder turbo diesel engine. The affected models are the S60, S80, S90, V40, V60, V70, V90, XC60 and XC90.
There have been no reports of personal injuries and all affected customers will receive a letter asking them to contact their nearest dealership for corrective action.
In South Africa the following 4 cylinder diesel models, produced 2014-2019 will require corrective action – XC60, S90, XC90, V40, V40CC.
Volvo Cars is making customers aware of the issue so that customers are able to react accordingly.
For more information on this issue, contact 0800 698 6586.