Products Liability Law Daily Volvo recalls over 300K vehicles because seat belts may not restrain occupants
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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Volvo recalls over 300K vehicles because seat belts may not restrain occupants

By Susan Lasser, J.D.

Seat belt anchor cable for both front seats requires replacement in affected vehicles.

Volvo Cars of N.A., LLC (Volvo) is recalling approximately 307,910 2008-2016 V70 and XC70, 2007-2016 S80, 2011-2018 S60 and V60, 2016-2018 S60 Cross Country, 2014-2020 S60L, 2009-2015 S80L, 2009-2016 XC60 and 2015-2018 V60 Cross Country vehicles because the flexible steel cable that connects the seat belt to the front outboard seating positions may fatigue over time, causing the seat belt to not secure the occupant in the event of a crash An unsecured occupant has an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash (NHTSA Recall Notice, No. 20V378, Report receipt date: June 30, 2020).

Remedy. Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seat belt anchor cable for both front seats. This recall is expected to begin August 25, 2020. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R10029.

Contact information. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R10029. Owners also may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Companies: Volvo Cars of N.A., LLC

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