Safety Recall RVXX1904 – I-Shift Transmission Auxiliary Air Tank – 2019-2020 Volvo VAH, VHD, VNL, & VNR

July 2, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V510000

Air tank May Detach

The deformation of the air tank strap t-bolts may cause the t-bolt to disconnect from the strap allowing the tank to drop to the ground and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V510

Manufacturer Volvo Trucks North America

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 24,848

 

Summary

Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo Trucks) is recalling certain 2019-2020 VAH, VHD, VNL, and VNR vehicles. The t-bolt clasps on the transmission auxiliary air tank straps may have been over-tightened, resulting in potential deformation to the strap where the t-bolt is anchored.

 

Remedy

Volvo Trucks will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the air tank strap, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 12, 2019. Owners may contact Volvo Trucks customer service at 1-800-528-6586. Volvo Truck’s number for this recall is RVXX1904.

 

Notes

Owners may also 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.


From:   Gerard Hones, Regulatory Specialist Government Reporting
Subject: Safety Recall RVXX1904,   I-Shift Transmission Auxiliary Air Tank

 

Description of Defect:

On certain vehicles, the torque applied to the t-bolt clasps on the transmission auxiliary air tank straps may have been over-torqued potentially causing deformation to the strap where the t-bolt is anchored.  The deformation may allow the tbolt to disconnect from the strap allowing the tank to drop to the ground, which may result in debris on the road presenting a risk to other road users.

 

Models/ Model Years Affected:

Volvo: Certain MY 2019-2020 VAH, VHD, VNL and VNM models manufactured from July 2, 2018 through March 28, 2019.

 

Vehicle Quantities:

Volvo: Approximately 20,590 vehicles (17,069 in the U.S., 3,111 in Canada and 410 in Mexico).

 

Dealer’s Responsibility:

The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act and Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Act requires dealers to ensure that all new and used vehicles are free of safety defects and comply with all relevant safety standards at the time of delivery to the consumer.

Dealers should make their personnel aware of the safety recall. In the event that a dealer has a vehicle included in the safety recall in their inventory to be sold, the condition must be corrected before releasing it to a customer.

 

Release Schedule:

  • Vehicle list will be posted on the Trucks Dealer Portal July 12, 2019.
  • Interim Owner notification letters will be released on or before August 19, 2019.

If you have questions or concerns about this recall, contact the Regulatory Affairs Department at [email protected]volvo.com.


From: Gerard Hones, Regulatory Specialist Government Reporting
Subject: Safety Recall RVXX1904,   I-Shift Transmission Auxiliary Air Tank rev

 

Description of Defect: 

On certain vehicles, the torque applied to the t-bolt clasps on the transmission auxiliary air tank straps may have been over-torqued potentially causing deformation to the strap where the t-bolt is anchored.  The deformation may allow the tbolt to disconnect from the strap allowing the tank to drop to the ground, which may result in debris on the road presenting a risk to other road users.

 

Models/ Model Years Affected: 

Volvo: Certain MY 2019-2020 VAH, VHD, VNL and VNM models manufactured from April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019.

 

Vehicle Quantities: 

Volvo: Approximately 29,793 vehicles (24,848 in the U.S., 4,464 in Canada and 481 in Mexico).

 

Dealer’s Responsibility:

The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act and Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Act requires dealers to ensure that all new and used vehicles are free of safety defects and comply with all relevant safety standards at the time of delivery to the consumer.

Dealers should make their personnel aware of the safety recall. In the event that a dealer has a vehicle included in the safety recall in their inventory to be sold, the condition must be corrected before releasing it to a customer.

 

Release Schedule:

  • Vehicle list will be posted on the Trucks Dealer Portal July 12, 2019 (revised counts July 19, 2019).
  • Owner notification letters will be released on or before August 19, 2019.

If you have questions or concerns about this recall, contact the Regulatory Affairs Department at [email protected]volvo.com.


8 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
VOLVO VAH 2019-2020
VOLVO VHD 2019-2020
VOLVO VNL 2019-2020
VOLVO VNR 2019-2020

6 Associated Documents

Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-19V510-8313.pdf 176.046KB

Download (PDF, 172KB)


Recall 573 Report- Amendment 2

RCLRPT-19V510-7075.PDF 213.714KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V510-6949.PDF 213.709KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-19V510-1169.pdf 236.8KB

Download (PDF, 231KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V510-8679.pdf 244.847KB

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-19V510-8391.pdf 126.348KB

Download (PDF, 123KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V510&docType=RCL


 

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