VOLVO 850 1997: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH

Make : VOLVO Model : 850 Year : 1997
Build Dates : 1996-08-01 - 1996-12-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 99V235000
Date Owner's Notified: 1999-09-15 Date Received by ODI: 1999-08-30 Date Added to Database: 1999-08-30
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Car USA LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 94
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 139588
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. OPERATION OF THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH, OVER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, CAN RESULT IN INCONSISTENT OPERATION OF THE SWITCH.
Consequence:
      DRIVER'S COULD EXPERIENCE A LOSS OF VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 15, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT VOLVO AT 1-800-458-1552.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT '1-888-327-4236'.