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NHTSA — Service Brakes, Hydraulic Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
38 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2010 Volvo V50 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2010 Volvo V50 Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 202010


  • 38 miles


On 2010 Volvo, V-50, we just bought my wife does not have any trouble switching her right foot from accelerator to the brake pedal, and back again, but it seems no matter which shoes I'm wearing, I wear size 12 D, my foot has a tendency to catch between the pedals. I brought this to the attention of the Volvo store of winter park, today April 21, both sales and service managers, they said that they cant change the distance between the pedals because of safety. They suggested driving with socks instead of shoes or using right foot for accelerator, and left foot for brake. I have been taught in many safe driving courses including the last 55 alive by aarp, to avoid this dangerous practice I was wondering what NHTSA 's position was on this. We traded in a 2000 Volvo S 70 gltse that did not have this condition. Thank you for your consideration. [xxx] information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).

- Kissimmee, FL, USA

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