Steering issues makes Volvo recall 2007 S80 Sedan

2007 volvo s80 10 Steering issues makes Volvo recall 2007 S80 Sedan

2007 volvo s80 1 Steering issues makes Volvo recall 2007 S80 Sedan

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The Swedish car maker Volvo, has decided to recall the S80 sedans manufactured during the period of March 8, 2006 to May 16 , 2007 after some safety concerns have come into light with the power steering feature of the sedan.

The Volvo S80 has been a huge success in the auto market for a span of several years now. The car makers have released two generations of the same , with the second generation S80 is believed to be better designed owing to a very strong chassis. It has won several accolades for its strength and safety before this flaw has been identified recently. It has been awarded the highest rating of “good” by Insurance Institute of Highway safety for its performance in the crash test which includes the frontal, rear and sideways impact. It made its way to top safety list of IIHS continuing its excellent performance run.

This second generation sedan from Volvo was unveiled in the prestigious Geneva Motor Show on February 2006 and the sale was commenced from June , the same year. Shadowing its predecessor, all the features of the car was upgraded or redesigned substantially. The engine, interiors, exteriors and several other features of the car were intelligently redesigned which resulted in a huge success in the market.

The latest news from Volvo, doesn’t sound very pleasant to the 8,406 existing owner which own the model manufactured during the period undergoing a recall. The recall is made because of the incorrectly routed power steering return hoses.

The National Highway Traffic Safety administration, has said that the above flaw may result in a pressure build up inside the entire power steering system. If something like this happens, the return hoses may burst collapsing the power steering capability of the automobile.

–Kreation Guru

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