R89910: Tailgate Lift Arms (Drive Units) – 2018-2019 Volvo XC60

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V046
Manufacturer Volvo Car USA LLC
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 45,990

 

Tailgate Lifting Arms may Freeze and Separate

If the tailgate lifting arms separate, the arms could project rearward with significant force, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Volvo Car USA LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Volvo XC60 vehicles. Under certain conditions and cold temperatures, the tailgate lifting arms may freeze which may cause the lifting arms to separate from the vehicle.

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RVXX1901 – Transmission Electronic Control Unit (TECU), Software Update – 2018-2019 Volvo VNL

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V032
Manufacturer Volvo Trucks North America
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,220

 

Vehicle may Move after Clutch Component Fails

Unintended vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Volvo VNL vehicles equipped with an automated manual transmission. An internal component in the clutch assembly may fail, possibly resulting in unintended vehicle movement.

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RVXX1803 – Tire Steel Cords may be Exposed/FMVSS 119 – 2019 Volvo VNL & VHD Trucks

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V811
Manufacturer Volvo Trucks North America
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 103

 

Tire Steel Cords may be Exposed/FMVSS 119

Rapid tire air loss can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo) is recalling certain 2019 Volvo VNL and VHD trucks, equipped with Bridgestone M854 tires with date codes 2418-2518, Bridgestone M860A tires with date code 2518, and Bridgestone M864 tires with date codes 2318-2418, all of size 425/65R22.5. The sidewall steel body cords may be exposed, possibly causing unexpected, rapid air loss during use. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, “New Pneumatic Tires – Other than Passenger Cars.”

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R39917 – No GPS Location in the Event of a Crash – 2017-2019 Volvo

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V800
Manufacturer Volvo Car USA LLC
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 17,548

 

No GPS Location in the Event of a Crash

If the GPS location is not provided to emergency personnel it can inhibit emergency response in the event of a crash or injury.

 

Summary

Volvo Car USA LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Volvo XC90, S90, V60, V60 Cross Country, V90, XC40, XC60, and V90 Cross Country vehicles. The software installed in the Vehicle Connectivity Module (VCM) may have an error causing the Telematics and Driver Support Systems to function improperly. As a result, the GPS will not provide location information to emergency personnel in the event of an emergency.

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RVXX1804 – Incorrect Plow Light Software//FMVSS 108 – 2004-2019 Volvo VHD Trucks

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V766
Manufacturer Volvo Trucks North America
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,194

 

Incorrect Plow Light Software//FMVSS 108

The driver may operate the vehicle with the snow plow headlights on but the marker and tail lamps off, reducing the vehicle’s visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Volvo Trucks North America (Volvo) is recalling certain 2004-2019 Volvo VHD trucks equipped with snow plow lamp preparation kits. The snow plow headlights can be turned on without other exterior lights, and high beam indicator will not work when the snow plow high beams are on. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

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