Volvo Common Issues
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The most common Volvo problems

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Problems solved during Volvo’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

It is good to be informed, however, what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was corrected by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Volvo dealer using our special page.



The most common Volvo’s problems by model

C30 S40 S60 S60CC S80 S90 V40 V40CC V50 V60 V60CC V70 V90 V90CC XC40 XC60 XC70 XC90


The most common Volvo’s faults by keywords

Airbags

volvo-xc90-2017-recall 21. 3. 2017

Volvo XC90 (2016 - 2017)

  MY 2017
The bolts that secure the inflatable curtain airbags in place may break, possibly resulting in the i ...
     1,493
Volvo-V90-Cross-Country-2017-recall 21. 3. 2017

Volvo V90 / V90 CC (2016 - 2017)

  MY 2017
The bolts that secure the inflatable curtain airbags in place may break, possibly resulting in the i ...
     1,901
Volvo-S90-2017--recall 21. 3. 2017

Volvo S90 / S90L (2016 - 2017)

  MY 2017
The bolts that secure the inflatable curtain airbags in place may break, possibly resulting in the i ...
     1,270
volvo-xc90-2017-recall 15. 1. 2017

Volvo XC90 (2016 - 2017)

  MY 2017
Due to a problem with the airbag inflators, the airbags may fail to deploy in the event of a crash, ...
     1,652
Volvo-V90-2017-recall 15. 1. 2017

Volvo V90 (2016 - 2017)

  MY 2017
Due to a problem with the airbag inflators, the airbags may fail to deploy in the event of a crash, ...
     2,289

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

Volvo-XC40-2018-recall-brakes 3. 11. 2018

Volvo XC40 (2018)

  6. 7. 2018 - 9. 8. 2018
As a result of incorrect assembly, the brake pedal may move out of position. This could lead to brak ...
     1,187
Volvo-XC70-2013-recall 6. 3. 2015

Volvo XC70 (2011 - 2015)

  MY 2011 - 2015
The handbrake may under certain conditions release inadvertently. The recall affects vehicles with m ...
     1,202
volvo-xc60-2013-recall 6. 3. 2015

Volvo XC60 (2011 - 2015)

  MY 2011 - 2015
The handbrake may under certain conditions release inadvertently. The recall affects vehicles with m ...
     1,925
Volvo-V60-2013-recall 6. 3. 2015

Volvo V60 (2011 - 2015)

  MY 2011 - 2015
The handbrake may under certain conditions release inadvertently. The recall affects vehicles with m ...
     2,017
volvo-v70-2013-recall 6. 3. 2015

Volvo V70 (2011 - 2015)

  MY 2011 - 2015
The handbrake may under certain conditions release inadvertently. The recall affects vehicles with m ...
     1,461

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

Volvo-XC60-intake-manifold-recall 21. 12. 2019

Volvo XC60 (2013 - 2017)

  MY 2014 - 2017
Excessive carbon deposits could build up in the intake system of the engine. Consequently, the tempe ...
     243
Volvo-V60-Cross-Country-recall-intake-manifold-fire 21. 12. 2019

Volvo V60 Cross Country (2013 - 2017)

  MY 2014 - 2017
Excessive carbon deposits could build up in the intake system of the engine. Consequently, the tempe ...
     203
Volvo-S60-Cross-Country-recall-intake-manifold-fire 21. 12. 2019

Volvo S60 Cross Country (2013 - 2017)

  MY 2014 - 2017
Excessive carbon deposits could build up in the intake system of the engine. Consequently, the tempe ...
     177
Volvo-XC70-2014-recall-intake-manifold-fire 21. 12. 2019

Volvo XC70 (2013 - 2017)

  MY 2014 - 2017
Excessive carbon deposits could build up in the intake system of the engine. Consequently, the tempe ...
     178
Volvo-V70-2014-recall-intake-manifold-fire 21. 12. 2019

Volvo V70 (2013 - 2017)

  MY 2014 - 2017
Excessive carbon deposits could build up in the intake system of the engine. Consequently, the tempe ...
     203

End of Engine Sumary

Gearbox

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

Volvo-V60-2019-recall-wheelbase 13. 12. 2019

Volvo V60 (2018 - 2019)

  10. 12. 2018 - 18. 4. 2019
Due to an error in the manufacturing process, the wheelbase is out of specification. As a result, th ...
     163
volvo-v50-2012-recall 26. 4. 2013

Volvo V50 (2011 - 2012)

  MY 2011 - 2012
Cracks may develop over time in the right-hand drive shaft. In the worst case, the drive shaft may b ...
     1,307
volvo-s40-2012-recall 26. 4. 2013

Volvo S40 (2011 - 2012)

  MY 2011 - 2012
Cracks may develop over time in the right-hand drive shaft. In the worst case, the drive shaft may b ...
     1,352
volvo-c30-2012-recall 26. 4. 2013

Volvo C30 (2011 - 2012)

  MY 2011 - 2012
Cracks may develop over time in the right-hand drive shaft. In the worst case, the drive shaft may b ...
     1,420

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

volvo-xc90-2009-recall-svolavacka 17. 7. 2015

Volvo XC90 (2008 - 2009)

  22 9. 2008 - 20. 10. 2009
The power-steering hose may come into direct contact with the engine cooling fan. This could lead to ...
     1,312
volvo-s80-2012-recall 12. 10. 2012

Volvo S80 (2012 - 2013)

  MY 2012 - 2013
The wiper-arm mechanism may chafe against the brake booster vacuum line. If this occurs, it could le ...
     740
volvo-XC70-2012-recall 12. 10. 2012

Volvo XC70 (2012 - 2013)

  MY 2012 - 2013
The wiper-arm mechanism may chafe against the brake booster vacuum line. If this occurs, it could le ...
     681
volvo-v70-2012-recall 12. 10. 2012

Volvo V70 (2012 - 2013)

  MY 2012 - 2013
The wiper-arm mechanism may chafe against the brake booster vacuum line. If this occurs, it could le ...
     664
volvo-v60-2012-recall 12. 10. 2012

Volvo V60 (2012 - 2013)

  MY 2012 - 2013
The wiper-arm mechanism may chafe against the brake booster vacuum line. If this occurs, it could le ...
     937

End of Steering Sumary

Fuel Tank

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

Volvo-XC60-2018-tailgate-arms-recall 13. 4. 2019

Volvo XC60 (2017 - 2018)

  12. 1. 2017 - 26. 10. 2018
Due to cold temperatures the tailgate lifting arms could freeze and consequently become loose, bend ...
     531
volvo-xc90-2015-recall 11. 12. 2015

Volvo XC90 (2015)

  27. 1. - 10. 7. 2015
Owing to a cavity behind the inside panels of the D pillar of the car body, the head/shoulder airbag ...
     926
volvo-v50-2010-recall 21. 2. 2014

Volvo V50 (2010 - 2011)

  MY 2010 - 2011
It is possible that the chrome sleeve on the tail end of the exhaust system may under certain condit ...
     1,118
Volvo-S40-2010-recall 21. 2. 2014

Volvo S40 (2010 - 2011)

  MY 2010 - 2011
It is possible that the chrome sleeve on the tail end of the exhaust system may under certain condit ...
     990

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

Volvo-XC90-2016-recall-ecall 9. 2. 2019

Volvo XC90 (2016 - 2018)

  24. 3. 2016 - 26. 9. 2018
A software problem has been detected in the communication module of the emergency call system. As a ...
     593
Volvo-XC60-2018-recall-ecall 9. 2. 2019

Volvo XC60 (2016 - 2018)

  24. 3. 2016 - 26. 9. 2018
A software problem has been detected in the communication module of the emergency call system. As a ...
     872
Volvo-XC40-2018-recall-ecall 9. 2. 2019

Volvo XC40 (2017 - 2018)

  XI. 2017 - 26. 9. 2018
A software problem has been detected in the communication module of the emergency call system. As a ...
     586
Volvo-V90-Cross-Country-2018-recall-ecall 9. 2. 2019

Volvo V90 Cross Country (2016 - 2018)

  24. 3. 2016 - 26. 9. 2018
A software problem has been detected in the communication module of the emergency call system. As a ...
     600
Volvo-V90-2018-recall-ecall 9. 2. 2019

Volvo V90 (2016 - 2018)

  24. 3. 2016 - 26. 9. 2018
A software problem has been detected in the communication module of the emergency call system. As a ...
     593

End of Electronic Sumary

Door Locks

End of Door Locks Sumary

Stabilization

End of Stabilization Sumary

Seat Belts

Volvo-XC90-2016-recall 18. 8. 2017

Volvo XC90 (2016)

  23. 9. 2016 - 8. 11. 2016
Faulty crimping of the micro-gas generator for the seat belt tensioner in the third row of seats me ...
     825
Volvo-XC90-2016-recall 23. 1. 2017

Volvo XC90 (2015 - 2016)

  MY 2015 - 2016
The front passenger seat belt buckle can be incorrectly fastened, with the consequence that the buck ...
     1,478
volvo-xc60-2016-recall-a 23. 1. 2017

Volvo XC60 (2015 - 2016)

  MY 2015 - 2016
The front passenger seat belt buckle can be incorrectly fastened, with the consequence that the buck ...
     1,583
volvo-v60-cross-country-2016-recall 23. 1. 2017

Volvo V60 / V60CC (2015 - 2016)

  MY 2015 - 2016
The front passenger seat belt buckle can be incorrectly fastened, with the consequence that the buck ...
     1,402
volvo-s90-2016-recall 22. 1. 2017

Volvo S90 (2015 - 2016)

  MY 2015 - 2016
The front passenger seat belt buckle can be incorrectly fastened, with the consequence that the buck ...
     1,232

End of Seat Belts Sumary

Fuel

Volvo-XC90-2016-recall-fuel-hose-leak-fire 29. 3. 2019

Volvo XC90 (2014 - 2016)

  11. 4. 2014 - 30. 5. 2016
Cracks in the fuel hose may cause fuel to leak into the engine compartment. This may consequently le ...
     463
Volvo-XC70-2014-recall-fuel-hose-leak-fire 29. 3. 2019

Volvo XC70 (2014 - 2016)

  11. 4. 2014 - 30. 5. 2016
Cracks in the fuel hose may cause fuel to leak into the engine compartment. This may consequently le ...
     377
Volvo-XC60-2014-recall-fuel-hose-leak-fire 29. 3. 2019

Volvo XC60 (2014 - 2016)

  11. 4. 2014 - 30. 5. 2016
Cracks in the fuel hose may cause fuel to leak into the engine compartment. This may consequently le ...
     664
Volvo-V70-2014-recall-fuel-hose-leak-fire 29. 3. 2019

Volvo V70 (2014 - 2016)

  11. 4. 2014 - 30. 5. 2016
Cracks in the fuel hose may cause fuel to leak into the engine compartment. This may consequently le ...
     397
Volvo-V60-Cross-Country-2014-recall-fuel-hose-leak-fire 29. 3. 2019

Volvo V60 Cross Country (2014 - 2016)

  11. 4. 2014 - 30. 5. 2016
Cracks in the fuel hose may cause fuel to leak into the engine compartment. This may consequently le ...
     386

End of Fuel Sumary

Seats

Volvo-XC60-2018-missing-screws-seat-recall 22. 6. 2019

Volvo XC60 (2017 - 2018)

  2017 - 2018
Possible missing screw connection on the front seat rails. In the event of a rear-end collision, the ...
     415
Volvo-S90-2017-missing-seats-screw 22. 6. 2019

Volvo S90 (2017 - 2018)

  2017 - 2018
Possible missing screw connection on the front seat rails. In the event of a rear-end collision, the ...
     496

End of Seats Sumary

Headlamps

End of Headlamps Sumary

Tyres

End of Tyres Sumary




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