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Volvo Recall R155: Throttle Control Malfunction

2001 Volvo S80

This resulted in a high number of vehicles going into the limp home mode without need.

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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.
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.
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Date Announced
NOV 15, 2006
Vehicles Affected
170,099
Volvo Recall #
R155
NHTSA Campaign #
06V441000
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