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Recalls - 1990 VOLVO 700

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

AIR BAGS

Recall Number

94V185000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS. THE OWNER'S MANUALS FOR THESE VEHICLES DO NOT CONTAIN WARNING INFORMATION PERTAINING TO THE AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEM, AS FOLLOWS: WARNING! IF YOUR CAR HAS BEEN SUBJECTED TO FLOOD CONDITIONS (E.G., SOAKED CARPETING/STANDING WATER ON THE FLOOR OF THE VEHICLE) OR IF YOUR CAR HAS BEEN FLOOD DAMAGED IN ANY WAY, DO NOT ATTEMPT TO START THE VEHICLE OR PUT THE KEY IN THE IGNITION BEFORE DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY. THIS MAY CAUSE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT WHICH COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY. HAVE THE CAR TOWED TO AN AUTHORIZED VOLVO DEALER FOR REPAIRS.

Defect Consequence

IF THE OWNER HAS NOT BEEN ADVISED OF THE ABOVE, AND THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN SUBJECTED TO THE ABOVE CONDITIONS, INADVERTENT AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT CAN RESULT AND CAUSE AN INJURY TO THE OCCUPANT OF THE DRIVER'S SEAT.

Defect Corrective Action

A LETTER WILL BE SENT TO VEHICLE OWNERS ASKING THEM TO PLACE THIS INFORMATION IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) SECTION OF THE OWNER'S MANUAL.

Notes

IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A LETTER FROM VOLVO REGARDING THIS MATTER, PLEASE CALL VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552. ALSO, CALL THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


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