Volvo Car Australia Pty Ltd - Volvo C30, C70, S40 & V50

recall information

Recall number
REC-004869
PRA number
2010/11719
Campaign number
R49111
Original published date

make and model information

Make
Volvo
Model
C30, C70, S40 & V50
Affected units
34

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.

What should consumers do?

Contact your Volvo Dealer to torque the nut for the ball joint to correct the torque.
Supplier details
Volvo Car Australia Pty Ltd

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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