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2019 VOLVO XC40

Report Date:
November 13, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V800000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

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.

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

Corrective Summary:
Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will correct the software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 7, 2019. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R39917.

2019 VOLVO XC40

Report Date:
August 22, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V554000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Summary:
Volvo Car USA LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2019 Volvo XC40 vehicles. The brake pedals may not have been correctly riveted, allowing the pedal to move out of position, possibly reducing braking performance.

Consequence Summary:
Reduced braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Volvo has notified owners advising them to stop driving their vehicle. Cars will be inspected on-site or towed to dealers and the brake pedals will be replaced as necessary, free of charge. Volvo began contacting their owners on August 23, 2018. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R59899.

2019 VOLVO XC40

Report Date:
August 15, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V535000
Component:
SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

Summary:
Volvo Cars USA LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2019 Volvo XC40 vehicles. The rear seats may not have rear seat back lock strikers, allowing the seat back to move forward during certain hard braking conditions or a crash.

Consequence Summary:
If the seat back moves forward during hard braking or in a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

Corrective Summary:
Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and install the seat back lock strikers if they are missing, free of charge. The recall began October 12, 2018. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R89898.