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RISK OF SEAT BELT MALFUNCTION PROMPTS VOLVO TO RECALL 74,000 U.S. VEHICLES


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According to AutomotiveNews.com, Volvo is recalling around 74,000 vehicles due to an issue caused by a connecting pin in the seat belt buckle. This issue could potentially prevent seat belts from properly restraining passengers in a crash.

About the Volvo Seat Belt Recall

Volvo Spokesman Jim Nichols has stated that the recall is “mainly precautionary”, but is still advising consumers of the potential for seat belt failure.

The recall notice was issued on Oct. 28, 2016.

The recall instructs Volvo dealers to inspect each of their potentially affected vehicles prior to sale. Owners of the affected models have been instructed to bring their vehicle in for a short inspection to detect and correct the seat belt malfunction.

Vehicles Included in the Seat Belt Recall

Each of the following models from the 2016-2017 model years are affected by the recall:

  • Volvo S60
  • Volvo S90
  • V60
  • XC60
  • XC90

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