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2002 Volvo XC70

3 Recalls & Safety Reports

Recall List for the 2002 Volvo XC70

Official recall notices have been issued for the 2002 Volvo XC70 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions. It's important to note that most recalls won't cost you anything to get fixed, so if your car is affected you should call an authorized Volvo service shop immediately!

  1. 2002 Volvo XC70 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM) NHTSA Campaign #10V566000

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 08, 2010
    • Vehicles Affected: 416

    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 »

  2. 2002 Volvo XC70 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP NHTSA Campaign #09V483000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 18, 2009
    • Vehicles Affected: 158,733

    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 »

  3. 2002 Volvo XC70 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS NHTSA Campaign #03V284000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 01, 2003
    • Vehicles Affected: 220,407

    Summary: Certain passenger cars fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 225, "child restraint anchorage systems." The second isofix guide was not installed in these vehicles and, in certain cases, the owner's manual isofix information is incorrect.

    Consequence: This does not meet the requirements of the standard.

    Actions: Owners will receive a letter/package consisting of the second isofix guide with installation instructions, and in certain cases, the corrected owner's manual may be provided. If the owner wants to take their vehicle to a Volvo dealer for installation of the guide, it will be performed at no charge to the owner. Owner notification began on December 19, 2003. Owners should contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #03V284000 »

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