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Volvo S80 (2012 – 2013)

Published on 12 October 2012

The wiper-arm mechanism may chafe against the brake booster vacuum line. If this occurs, it could lead to a gradual reduction of the power-assisted braking and more effort would need to be applied to the brake pedal than usual to slow the vehicle down. In the worst cases, the reduction of braking assistance could occur suddenly without any prior warning.

The recall concerns Model year 2012 – 2013 vehicles.

Source: Alert 40/2012 A12/1474/12

Is my car affected?


Type of alert
MakeVolvo
ModelS80
Production periodMY 2012 - 2013
Risk3
Type/number of modelS80 (MY12) 160866 - 164146 S80 (MY13) 165148 - 166998
Country of originSweden
Alert submitted byIreland
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex2012-10-12 19:06:07

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