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Inoperative wipers under inclement weather conditions could cause a crash due to impaired visibility.

Visibility — Windshield Wiper/Washer

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.
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.
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Date Announced
APR 28, 2006
Vehicles Affected
122,431
Volvo Recall #
R156
NHTSA Campaign #
06V144000
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