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Volvo V50 (2011 – 2012)

Published on 26. 04. 2013
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Problem description:

Cracks may develop over time in the right-hand drive shaft. In the worst case, the drive shaft may break, leading to a sudden loss of drive. This may lead to an unsafe traffic situation.

The recall concerns Model year 2011 – 2012 vehicles.

Source: Alert 16/2013 A12/0501/13

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Type of alert
Make Volvo
Model V50
Production period MY 2011 - 2012
Risk 3
Type/number of model C30, S40 and V50
Country of origin Sweden
Alert submitted by Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2013-04-26 17:45:15



What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Volvo dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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