Recall List for the 1998 Volvo S70

Official recalls have been issued for the 1998 Volvo S70 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.

  1. 1998 Volvo S70 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #04V504000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 21, 2004
    • Vehicles Affected: 97,000

    Summary: On certain passenger and sport utility vehicles, over an extended period of time, the headlight switch may cease to function.

    Consequence: The head lights may not operate properly which could result in intermittent or no headlight function. This could impair a driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: On vehicles with an original oem switch, dealers will replace the headlight switch. All other vehicles will be inspected to determine if the switch has een damaged and replace only if necessary. The recall began on January 24, 2005. Owners should contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V504000 »

  2. 1998 Volvo S70 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL NHTSA Campaign #00V405000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 06, 2000
    • Vehicles Affected: 245,894

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. There could be inadequate contact between the bulb and socket which could cause the front turn signal not to function as designed.

    Consequence: This would fail to warn an approaching driver that the vehicle is turning and could lead to a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the left and right front turn signal bulb and socket. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #00V405000 »

  3. 1998 Volvo S70 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH NHTSA Campaign #99V235000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 30, 1999
    • Vehicles Affected: 139,588

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. Operation of the headlight switch, over an extended period of time, can result in inconsistent operation of the switch.

    Consequence: Driver's could experience a loss of visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the headlight switch. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #99V235000 »

  4. 1998 Volvo S70 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL NHTSA Campaign #99V236000

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 30, 1999
    • Vehicles Affected: 124,381

    Summary: Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. The frontal passenger air bag may be overly sensitive to certain electrostatic discharge.

    Consequence: This could possibly cause an inadvertent deployment.

    Actions: Dealers will install an additional ground wire in the passenger side to assure sufficient grounding. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #99V236000 »

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