make and model information
C30, C70, S40 & V50
What are the defects?
The ball joint and cylinder pin on the gear shift lever may be mounted with an incorrect torque which can lead to the ball joint coming loose.
What are the hazards?
The driver will be unable to change gears which could create an unsafe driving situation, however, the the driver will be able to stop the vehicle by depressing the clutch, brake and turning off the ignition.
Volvo Car Australia Pty Ltd
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.