Operating a motor vehicle during inclement weather conditions without functioning windshield wipers can increase the risk of a crash.

Electrical System — Software

Date Announced
APR 29, 2009
Vehicles Affected
Volvo Recall #
NHTSA Campaign #
Volvo is recalling 12,303 MY 2007-2008 S80 and V70 vehicles. The diagnostic software in the central electronic module (cem) may cause a malfunction of the windshield wiper functionality. If this condition occurs, the windshield wipers may not operate when activated; or in certain cases the windshield wipers may activate when not switched on.
Dealers will inspect the cem and upgrade the software free of charge. The recall began on May 15, 2009. Owners may contact Volvo customer care center at 1-800-458-1552, or customercare@volvoforlife.com.
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