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Volvo Recalls New XC90 Over Airbag Problems

Volvo Recalls New XC90 …

Volvo Recalls New XC90

In certain vehicles equipped with seven seats, the side-curtain airbag for third-row passengers may not fully inflate. The defect increases risk of injury in a crash, however the issue has not been blamed for any injuries or deaths.

The company first became aware of the failures during routine crash testing for the European New Car Assessment Program. Engineers eventually traced the behavior to interference between the airbag and an interior trim panel on the D-pillars.

Service technicians have been instructed to modify the D-pillar panels to allow full inflation of the third-row airbags.

The issue affects approximately 3,900 vehicles sold in the US market.

Read more: http://www.leftlanenews.com/volvo-recalls-new-xc90-over-under-inflated-airbags-89479.html#ixzz3jwdZyCIM

The issue affects approximately 3,900 vehicles sold in the US market.Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo Car USA LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2017 XC90, S90, and V90 Cross Country vehicles. The bolts that secure the Inflatable Curtain (IC) air bags in place may break, possibly resulting in the IC air bag deploying improperly in the event of a crash.The issue affects approximately 3,900 vehicles sold in the US market.

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