VOLVO VHD 2015: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Make : VOLVO Model : VHD Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-04-01 - 2015-08-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V630000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-01-19 Date Received by ODI: 2015-10-07 Date Added to Database: 2015-10-07
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RVXX1505
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1669
Summary:
      Volvo Trucks North America "Volvo" is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 VAH and VHD trucks manufactured April 1, 2014, to August 14, 2015. The affected vehicles may be equipped with headlights that do not meet the minimum intensity requirements, resulting in insufficient illumination of the roadway. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence:
      Headlights that provide insufficient illumination increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headlights, free of charge. The recall began on January 19, 2016. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-528-6586. Volvo's number for this recall is RVXX1505.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.