The Swedish carmaker Volvo is recalling over two million vehicles worldwide. It is the largest recall, which Volvo has made ever.
It writes multiple media, among others TV2.no and Sveriges Radio.
The affected cars count 2.183.701 cars worldwide and includes earlier generations of the Volvo S60, S60L, S60CC, V60, V60CC, XC60, V70, XC70, S80 and S80Lproduceret between 2006-2019.
In Sweden recalled over 400,000 cars, while 84.094 Norwegian cars revoked.
In Denmark, it is about 14.271 cars, informs Volvo Cars in Denmark to ekstrabladet.
the Cars to be recalled due to a potential error connected to the seat belt.
- It is a preventative recall. In very rare cases, selestrammerfunktionen not, and therefore it needs to be changed to a new one, but it is a very rare error. We are in the process of sending out letters to customers, and so they must turn to their local dealer and have agreed a time for replacement, says Rikke Aagaard Petersen, press officer at Volvo Cars Denmark, Extra Bladet.
She stresses that the defect is remedied without charge, and that this, in fact, is a very rare error.
- It is definitely safe to run on in the Volvo, until you get replaced the part for a new one, says Rikke Aagaard Petersen to Ekstra Bladet.
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- It is a recall, which includes cars from a previous generation of Volvo models. We have no reports of accidents or injuries. It is a preventative measure to avoid future problems, " says Stefan Elfström, spokesperson for Volvo Cars, according to Sveriges Radio.
He says that the problem specifically relates to a steel wire, and no new cars are affected by the potential errors.
- Front seat belts are anchored in vehicle by using this steel wire, which is the problem. We have found that this wire can be subjected to wear under special conditions, which can cause a problem. It is a very rare problem, " says Stefan Elfström.
- We have discovered the problem through the analysis of a few cars where we see that the problem has arisen. We come to find that there is a systematic, but rarely the problem, says Stefan Elfström, according to news agency TT.
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