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Volvo recalls S60 T5 over oil pressure indicator

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2011-volvo-s60

RECALL Subject : Driver not Warned of Low Oil Pressure
Report Receipt Date: NOV 22, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V592000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 30,929
Manufacturer: Volvo Cars of N.A., LLC

SUMMARY:
Volvo Cars of North America, LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 S60 vehicles manufactured June 22, 2010, through May 14, 2012, and equipped with 5-cylinder B5254T5 (VIN code 62) engines. In the affected vehicles, the vehicle may not alert the driver of a low oil pressure situation.


CONSEQUENCE:
Without being warned of a low oil pressure situation, the driver may continue to drive the vehicle until it stalls, which increases the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle's software so that the driver is alerted should there be a low oil pressure situation, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin around the end of December 2013. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this campaign is R29436.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

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