2001 Volvo S80
6 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2001 Volvo S80
Official recalls have been issued for the 2001 Volvo S80 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.
Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Volvo service department immediately!
If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Volvo customer service.
2001 Volvo S80 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM) NHTSA Campaign #10V566000
Summary: Volvo is recalling certain vehicles equipped with garmin 760 portable global positioning system (gps) units because the batteries on those units may overheat.
Consequence: An overheated battery could lead to a fire.
Actions: Volvo advises owners to please stop using the garmin portable gps device immediately, and visit the garmin website to determine if their unit is affected. The unit's battery will be replaced with a new battery and a spacer will be inserted on top of the battery next to the pcb. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on November 18, 2010. Owners may contact garmin at 866-957-1981 or visit garmin's website at www.garmin.com/nuvibatterypcbrecall. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V566000 »
2001 Volvo S80 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP NHTSA Campaign #09V483000
Summary: Volvo is recalling certain model year 2001-2005 S80, model year 2001-2004 V70, S60, XC70 and model year 2003-2005 XC90 vehicles sold in or registered in the states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and the U.S. territories. When exposed to certain environmental conditions (hot climate and temperature cycling) over time and in combination with varying fuel quality, the fuel pump can develop cracks in the fuel pump flange.
Consequence: If the condition occurs vehicle owners may notice fuel smell and/or fuel leak which, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
Actions: Dealers will inspect the fuel pump installed in the vehicle, and if necessary replace the fuel pump with a part of a modified design. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on January 15, 2010. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #09V483000 »
2001 Volvo S80 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER NHTSA Campaign #07E023000
Summary: Certain cardone master cylinders with part numbers 10-2925, 10-2987, 10-2987mza, 10-3083, 11-3015, 11-3042, 11-3044, 11-3045, 11-3047, 11-3064, and 11-3156, and with date codes lower than dca7078 sold as replacement equipment for use on the vehicles listed above. The seal on master cylinder can fail and leak brake fluid.
Consequence: Loss of brake fluid can result in poor braking performance, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash.
Actions: Cardone will notify owners and offer to repurchase any defective master cylinders. The recall began during April 2007. Owners can contact cardone at 1-800-777-4780. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #07E023000 »
2001 Volvo S80 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL NHTSA Campaign #06V441000
Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, a combination of throttle positioning sensor irregularities, a dirty throttle housing, and/or inefficient software calibration may cause a warning lamp to light and the subsequent onset of limp home modes.
Consequence: This resulted in a high number of vehicles going into the limp home mode without need.
Actions: Dealers will install the current software upgrade onto the involved vehicles. The recall began on December 29, 2006. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V441000 »
2001 Volvo S80 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN NHTSA Campaign #04V451000
Summary: On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, under certain operating conditions, some electric cooling fans may overheat potentially causing heat damage and, in rare instances, a fire in the engine compartment.
Consequence: A fire in the engine compartment could occur.
Actions: Dealers will replace the cooling fan. The recall began on November 29, 2004. Customers should contact Volvo cars at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V451000 »
2001 Volvo S80 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE NHTSA Campaign #01V100000
Summary: Vehicle description: Sedans and wagons. The rear outboard seat belt anchorage bolts may have been incorrectly tightened.
Consequence: In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury.
Actions: Dealers will inspect the anchorage bolts and tighten to the correct torque level. Owner notification began May 7, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #01V100000 »