posted in Autofan Recalls section February 27, 2017

Volvo Recalls 5,529 vehicles for a possible Curtain Air Bag Problem

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Curtain Air Bag Securing Bolts may Fail/FMVSS 226 
If the IC air bags do not deploy properly in the event of a crash, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury. 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V104000 

Manufacturer: Volvo Car USA LLC 

Components AIR BAGS Potential Number of Units Affected 5,529 

Affected Vehicles 
2017 VOLVO S90 
2017 VOLVO V90CC 
2017 VOLVO XC90 

Summary Volvo Car USA LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2017 XC90, S90, and V90 Cross Country vehicles. The bolts that secure the Inflatable Curtain (IC) air bags in place may break, possibly resulting in the IC air bag deploying improperly in the event of a crash. As, such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 226, "Ejection Mitigation."

Remedy Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 1, 2017. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R89714. 

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.

source: NHTSA

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