Volvo Issues

The most common Volvo problems

Volvo-common-problems

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 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 ...
     911
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 ...
     1,072
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 ...
     745
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, ...
     1,026
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, ...
     1,802

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 ...
     334
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 ...
     697
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 ...
     920
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 ...
     1,159
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 ...
     865

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

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 ...
     372
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 ...
     373

End of Engine Sumary

Gearbox

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

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 ...
     534
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 ...
     476
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 ...
     534

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 ...
     869
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 ...
     288
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 ...
     253
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 ...
     297
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 ...
     371

End of Steering Sumary

Fuel Tank

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

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 ...
     560
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 ...
     372
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 ...
     373

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

18. 3. 2016

Volvo XC70 (2016)

  MY 2016
While driving, the Engine Control Module (ECM) may reset causing the engine to momentarily cut-off a ...
     654
18. 3. 2016

Volvo V70 (2016)

  MY 2016
While driving, the Engine Control Module (ECM) may reset causing the engine to momentarily cut-off a ...
     913
18. 3. 2016

Volvo XC60 (2016)

  MY 2016
While driving, the Engine Control Module (ECM) may reset causing the engine to momentarily cut-off a ...
     577
18. 3. 2016

Volvo V60 Cross Country (2016)

  MY 2016
While driving, the Engine Control Module (ECM) may reset causing the engine to momentarily cut-off a ...
     541
18. 3. 2016

Volvo V60 (2016)

  MY 2016
While driving, the Engine Control Module (ECM) may reset causing the engine to momentarily cut-off a ...
     525

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 ...
     372
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 ...
     891
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 ...
     853
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 ...
     718
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 ...
     667

End of Seat Belts Sumary

Fuel

End of Fuel Sumary

Seats

End of Seats Sumary

Headlamps

End of Headlamps Sumary

Tyres

End of Tyres Sumary



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