Volvo recalls 31,000 cars in the UK

Global recall of 220,000 cars, affects two-thirds of vehicles sold in UK during 2015-16 model year

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Volvo is recalling nearly 220,000 cars worldwide because of a potential fuel leak.

The recall includes 30,777 diesel-engined cars in the UK built in the 2015 to 2016 model year. A total of 219,420 cars are due to be recalled worldwide.

All Volvo models from this period are affected, which covers:

  • V40
  • V40 Cross Country
  • S60
  • S60 Cross Country
  • V60
  • V60 Cross Country
  • XC60
  • V70
  • XC70
  • S80
  • XC90

A statement from Volvo Cars said: “Investigations by Volvo Cars have identified that some vehicles may have small cracks inside one of the fuel lines in the engine compartment. This, in combination with a pressurised fuel system, may over time lead to fuel leakage in the engine compartment.

   

“There are no reports of damage or injuries related to this issue. Volvo is proactively recalling these cars as a preventative measure to avoid any problems in the future.”

Volvo sold 46,696 cars in the UK during 2016, which means that two-thirds of cars sold in that time are potentially included in this recall.

Volvo will be contacting owners of affected vehicles over the next few weeks. If you are not sure whether your car may be affected, you should contact your local Volvo dealer.

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