Volvo Recalls

Volvo Recall Check

Driving on the road with a Volvo car that is included in an open recall can be dangerous. Owners may not be aware that a recall has been issued for their specific vehicle. A Volvo recall check will show you if your car is subject to a recall and needs to be repaired or replaced. Unrepaired vehicles are a safety risk to the driver, passengers and everyone on the road. free Volvo Recall check offers a comprehensive car reports for any Volvo model from any state. Simply enter your VIN to verify recall information instantly.

How do I check if my Volvo has a recall?

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A Volvo Recall check by covers:

Recalls and defects
Car report summary
Market value
Vehicle specifications
Equipment details
Fuel efficiency
Safety rating
Inspection checklist
Auto insurance
NMVTIS report

What does a Volvo recall announcement include?

If there are recalls for your Volvo, check the following:

  • NHTSA Campaign Number: identification number assigned to a recall
  • Summary: details of the recall such as the vehicles covered, where the vehicles were sold or registered, the issue or part that may pose a safety risk or fail to meet minimum safety standards,
  • Consequences: how the recall may compromise the operation and safety of the vehicle
  • Remedy: how the problem can be fixed (repair, replacement or refund) and how to contact Volvo for assistance

How should I contact Volvo about an open recall?

For more information regarding recalls:

  • Volvo Recall Hotline: (800) 458-1552

You may also check recall information for safety and defects at the official Volvo Owners website.

  • NHTSA: National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236)

How do I fix a Volvo recall?

Owners of affected vehicles are contacted via mail with the recall information and instructions on how to fix it. You will also be able to check whether there is, or isn’t, a recall on your vehicle by visiting the Volvo Cars Recall Information page. You just need to enter your Vehicle Identification Number. If a recall is issued for your Volvo car, schedule a service appointment with an authorized dealer. Getting a recall fixed is free of charge to the vehicle owner.

What are the latest Volvo recalls?

Millions of cars get recalled each year due to safety issues or manufacturing defects. Below are the most recent recalls for Volvo cars:

IssueAffected VehiclesImpactSolution/Repair
Defective airbag system2021 Volvo V60 and V60CC

2021 Volvo V90 and V90CC

2021 Volvo XC60

2021 Volvo XC90

Due to a manufacturing error, the Supplementary Restraint System (SRS) control unit may not have been properly attached to the car body. It may detach during a crash, affecting the performance of safety systems such as airbags.Volvo Car will notify owners of the recall. Dealers will inspect the mounting screws holding the SRS control unit to the car and if necessary, will tighten the screws, at no charge to owners.
Airbag defect2001-2003 Volvo S60

2001-2003 Volvo S80

The affected cars are those equipped with FG2 Twin Driver Airbag Inflator Module containing 5AT 148. The inflator may rupture during deployment, causing metal fragments to be expelled and injure or kill the vehicle occupants.Affected vehicle owners will be notified of the recall. Volvo will be replacing the faulty airbag free of charge.
Loose windshield wipers2018-2020 Volvo XC60The wipers may not be properly screwed into the car. The nuts holding the wipers to the windshield could loosen over time and keep the blades from effectively clearing water from the windshield. A loose nut on the wiper arms could impair performance,  causing visibility problems for the driver.Volvo will contact owners of affected cars. Dealers will tighten the loose windshield wiper arm free of charge.

Is my Volvo affected by the Takata Airbag Recall?

The Takata airbag recall affected more than 40 million vehicles made by 15 different automakers. New and used Volvo vehicles are currently not included in the Takata airbag recall.

Can I search recalls for a Volvo using a license plate number?

You can enter Volvo’s license plate number online at’s free license plate lookup tool and learn its recall status.

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Why should I run a Volvo Recall Check?

A vehicle that is part of a recall may be unsafe to drive. Running a recall check alerts you if there are any active recalls on your Volvo car. Safety issues must be addressed on both new and used cars to prevent accidents on the road.

  1. Check for Volvo safety defects. Unrepaired safety recalls pose a large risk to vehicle occupants and pedestrians.
  2. Check for Volvo compliance to federal safety standards. You’re responsible for making sure that your vehicle meets the minimum safety standards to ensure your safety and the safety of others.
  3. Avoid getting scammed. If you’re shopping for a used Volvo car, it’s a good idea to check for recalls. Protect yourself from purchasing a car that has been recalled.
  4. Determine if your vehicle is safe to drive. If your vehicle needs recall work, make sure the affected vehicle is safe to drive while awaiting repairs.

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