2010 Volvo S80 steering NHTSA complaints: Steering

NHTSA — Steering Problems

7.5

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,500 miles

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2010 Volvo S80 steering problems

steering problem

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2010 Volvo S80 Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 172010

S80 6-cyl

  • 6,500 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

I received a notice from Volvo of na regarding my 2010 S-80. Volvo said they were extending the warranty coverage for the steering gear to 7 years from 5 years because "there is a potential for insufficient sealing in the steering gear. This can lead to water or moisture intrusion, resulting in internal corrosion and oil seepage. This condition can result in a long term gradual increase in steering effort and noise." Volvo did not issue a recall to fix this problem since they determined it was not a safety issue. I would like the NHTSA to investigate this issue and determine if a recall is necessary as a safety issue--it would seem to me that anything affecting the ability to steer the car would be a safety issue. The letter from Volvo was dated Dec 17, 2010.

- Poolesville, MD, USA

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