2005 Volvo V50 Fuel System, Gasoline Recall

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2005 Volvo V50 Fuel System, Gasoline Recall

 NHTSA Recall #50744
NHTSA Compaign #06V137000
MFG Compaign #R158
 ManufacturerVOLVO CARS OF N.A. LLC.
 Model Year2005
 Date of notification05/06/06
 Begin date of manufacuring21/02/03
 End date of manufacturing15/06/05
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received24/04/06
 Report created26/04/06
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units16175
 Defect summaryOn certain passenger vehicles equipped with t5 turbo engines, the polyamide tube in the fuel line is sensitive to the extreme temperatures that may occur in the area where the turbo/exhaust manifold is located.
 Consequence summaryThis may potentially result in fuel line leakage. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
 Corrective actionDealers will change the fuel line material to teflon free of charge. The recall began on june 5, 2006. Owners may contact volvo cars at 1-800-458-1552.
 Recall notesVolvo recall no. R158. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov.

  • 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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