Volvo recalls 220,000 diesel-powered cars due to a fuel leakage


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25. 1. 2019 In Misc


Volvo recalls several models with diesel engine due to a possible crack in the fuel line. Combined with a high-pressure fuel system, fuel leakage may occur over time.

The recall with an internal code “29904” began on 20 December 2018 and consists in replacing a potentially leaking diesel fuel line.

The repair should take about 30 minutes and the fuel line will be replaced free of charge by authorized Volvo service. Here you can find Volvo authorized workshops in the UK.

The recall concerns 219,413 vehicles worldwide, with 30,777 in the UK, and affects the following models:

Volvo V40, Model Year 2015-2016
Volvo V40 Cross Country, MY 2015-2016
Volvo V60, MY 2015-2016
Volvo V60 Cross Country, MY 2016
Volvo XC60, MY 2015-2016
Volvo S60, MY 2015-2016
Volvo S60 Cross Country, MY 2016
Volvo XC70, MY 2015-2016
Volvo V70, MY 2015-2016
Volvo S80, MY 2015-2016
Volvo XC90, MY 2016


Update 29. 3. 2019: Recall officially announced via Rapex – see Volvo Archive


At the beginning of 2019 you can also look at the recalls our readers were most interested in last year, or which models were the most recalled in 2018:

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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 dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.


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Roman Beránek
Czech independent motoring journalist, ex-editor of CNC's Auto.cz website, former host of the CzechTV's "Automotorevue" show. He founded the car-recalls.eu website in 2016 to make car owners better informed and to help to improve road safety. Donate? paypal.me.

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