Recall Woes Continue For Sweden's Volvo

James Raia

Recall Woes Continue For Sweden's Volvo 1For the fourth time in four months, Volvo has announced a recall. The current potential problem is potential corrosion in fuel pump electronic modules in S40 and V50 models from 200-2006.

A Volvo spokesperson the issue is could occur 82,000 cars worldwide. The modules can be exposed to water (from rain) and sale (from snow) which can cause corrosion.

The recall is in “corrosive markets,” where inclement weather is more prevalent, including the United States, Sweden, Germany, Japan, Canada, Netherlands, Russia, China and France.

Last November, Volvo, a subsidiary of Ford Motor Co., recalled 56,000 cars due to two separate problems linked to airbags and engines.

Recall Woes Continue For Sweden's Volvo 2

And in December, Volvo said it had recalled 125,000 trucks in North America due to the danger of short circuits in the lighting system that could cause fires. At the same time, Volvo recalled 49,500 cars worldwide due to a technical problem with diesel filters.

Article Last Updated: February 4, 2008.

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