VOLVO S60 2013: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Make : VOLVO Model : S60 Year : 2013
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V439000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-09-18 Date Received by ODI: 2012-09-10 Date Added to Database: 2012-09-10
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Car USA LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 257
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9
Summary:
      Volvo is recalling certain model year 2013 S60 and XC60 vehicles. A manufacturing defect within the Supplemental Restraint System "SRS" control unit may lead to an inadvertent deployment of the seat belt pretensioner and/or inflatable curtain.
Consequence:
      If the seat belt pretensioner and/or inflatable side curtain deploy without cause, the driver could be distracted and the driver's visibility could be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      These vehicles have not been sold and the SRS control unit will be replaced prior to the cars being sold. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      The Volvo recall campaign number is 257. Consumers 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 www.safercar.gov.