Volvo S80 Coolant leakage may result in a fire Recall
Recall affects Volvo S80
Reason for recall: It has been identified that during the engine warm-up process and under certain driving/climate conditions for instance periods of high acceleration or high engine load immediately after a cold start in cold climates there is the possibility for coolant leakage or oil seepage. This can lead to the possibility in a worst-case scenario of smoke or a slow developing fire in the engine compartment. However the driver will receive a warning message on the Drivers Information Module indicating a low coolant level.
When was it announced?
Oct 26, 2016
What action are Volvo taking?
Recall all affected vehicles to modify the coolant bypass valve and install a new exhaust manifold gasket.
Does this affect your S80?
This issue affects V40 V40 CC S60 V60 V70 & S80, this particular recall is for the S80.
YV1AS075BC1134728 - YV148HAS3F1192990
May 28, 2010 - May 5, 2015
If your car is affected please get in touch with your Volvo dealer and quote reference R29705