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2003 Volvo XC90
5 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2003 Volvo XC90
Official recalls have been issued for the 2003 Volvo XC90 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.
2003 Volvo XC90 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM) NHTSA Campaign #10V566000
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 »
2003 Volvo XC90 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP NHTSA Campaign #09V483000
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 »
2003 Volvo XC90 STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY NHTSA Campaign #06V155000
Summary: On certain passenger vehicles, the outer tie rod ball joint can deform at high loads causing a loss of the clamping force and the nut may loosen, which may eventually lead to a fatigue fracture of the outer tie rod ball joint.
Consequence: The driver may notice that the vehicle is difficult to maneuver increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: Dealers will replace the outer ball joint tie rods with improved outer ball joint tie rods free of charge. The recall began on June 23, 2006. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V155000 »
2003 Volvo XC90 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER NHTSA Campaign #06V144000
Summary: On certain vehicles, if the wiper arm is activated in extreme winter weather conditions and without lifting the wiper arms and cleaning the windshield prior to moving, the wiper arm might slip on its driveshaft, resulting in an inability to move the wipers from the park position.
Consequence: Inoperative wipers under inclement weather conditions could cause a crash due to impaired visibility.
Actions: Dealers will replace the wiper arms and retaining nuts. The recall began on September 5, 2006. Owners may contact Volvo cars at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V144000 »
2003 Volvo XC90 SEAT BELTS:REAR NHTSA Campaign #03V391000
Summary: On certain sport utility vehicles, the seat belt attachment(s) for the second and third row seat(s) may not have been fitted properly.
Consequence: In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury.
Actions: Dealers will inspect and repair the second and/or third row seat belt attachments. Owner notification began on December 8, 2003. Owners should contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #03V391000 »