VOLVO VT 2010: VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

Make : VOLVO Model : VT Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2008-03-01 - 2009-02-06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V359000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-12-01 Date Received by ODI: 2010-08-03 Date Added to Database: 2010-08-04
Manufacturers Involved: Volvo Trucks North America
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RVXX1004
Component: VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3984
Summary:
      VOLVO TRUCKS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 VNL, VT, AND 780 TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 1, 2008 THROUGH FEBRUARY 6, 2009. THE BOTTOM TRACK THAT ATTACHES TO THE ARMS USED TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE WINDOW MAY DE-BOND, WHICH RESULTS IN THE GLASS COMING LOOSE AT THE BOTTOM.
Consequence:
      THE UPPER WINDOW HINGES MAY FAIL AND ALLOW THE GLASS TO FALL OUT OF THE WINDOW FRAME CREATING A ROAD HAZARD AND INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR AS REQUIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLVO TRUCKS AT 1-800-528-6586.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VOLVO RECALL NO. RVXX1004.OWNERS 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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .