Volvo Recalls 30,926 S60 Vehicles Due to an Oil Pressure Sensor Defect
Volvo will recall 30,926 S60 vehicles because of a defect in the oil pressure warning sensors. These vehicles were manufactured between June 22, 2010, through May 14, 2012 and equipped with 5-cylinder B5254T5 engine. The problem is that the warning light will not illuminate during low oil pressure in the vehicle. Volvo believes the issue is because of a computer problem. Without being warned of a low oil pressure situation, the driver may continue to drive the vehicle until it stalls or cause significant engine damage.
Click here to read the New York Times article: Volvo Recalls 31,000 Cars for Oil Pressure Sensor Problem
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.
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