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2015-17 Volvo V40 and V40 Cross Country recalled

Volvo is recalling 958 examples of its defunct V40 small hatchback and its V40 Cross Country variant due to an issue with their cooling system.


Volvo Car Australia has recalled its 2015-17 V40 and V40 Cross Country to fix a potential problem with the cooling system.

“If the cooling system has to be refilled, air may become trapped in the cooling system, which might result in insufficient cooling of the engine components,” the company says in its recall notice.

“Insufficient cooling may result in damage to engine components and may cause a fire in the engine bay. A fire in the engine bay increases the risk of an accident and injury or death to the vehicle occupants or other road users.”

  • A total of 958 vehicles are affected.
  • Affected vehicles were available for sale from 1 August 2014 to 1 December 2018.
  • The VIN list is attached here.
  • The original recall notice is attached here.

Volvo will contact owners of affected vehicles and advise them to organise a free fix with their nearest dealer.

If you own an affected vehicle and have any more questions, you can contact the Volvo Customer Relations team on 1300 787 802.

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