1. 2012 Volvo S80 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) NHTSA Campaign #12V317000

    • Date Announced: JULY 06, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,469

    Summary: Volvo is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 S80 vehicles. A software error may prevent the transmission from downshifting such as shifting from fifth to fourth gear when coasting.

    Consequence: This may result in decreased engine rpms and possible engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will upgrade the software to the transmission control module, free of charge. The safety recall began on August 10, 2012. Owners may contact Volvo cars at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V317000 »

  2. 2012 Volvo S80 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING NHTSA Campaign #12V075000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 28, 2012
    • Vehicles Affected: 32,552

    Summary: Volvo is recalling certain model year 2012 S60, XC60, S80 and XC70 vehicles manufactured from May 16, 2011, through October 6, 2011. In these vehicles, the wire harness under the front seats may have not been attached properly to the seat frame. As a result, when the seats are moved to adjust the seating position, the wire harness may get pulled, causing it to disconnect.

    Consequence: In the event of crash, the front and/or side impact air bags may deploy improperly or not at all, increasing the risk of injury. Also, the lap belt pretensioner may not deploy.

    Actions: Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, secure the seat wire harness. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on April 12, 2012. Owners may contact Volvo cars at 1-800-458-1552. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V075000 »