1996 Volvo 960 Steering Column Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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1996 Volvo 960 Steering Column Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID437347
 Internal NHTSA #10039674
 ManufacurerVolvo Cars of N.A., LLC
 Model Year1996
 File date21/08/03
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemWhile turning steering wheel to the left or right driver would hear loud noise coming from steering column. *ak the power steering pipe failed and caused a loud knocking sound in the front end. A service bulletin was issued for this problem in 1998. The consumer is requesting that the repairs be made free of charge since many unnecessary repairs were made to the vehicle to alleviate the noise prior to the warranty expiring. The a/c was not cooling. The rear brake rotors wore below specs. The dealer replaced the rotors and the pads. *ts *nlm
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure22576
Number of Occurences5
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateDENVER, CO
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase20/06/96
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders6
Drive train type
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's cityDENVER
 Dealer's state codeCO
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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