Volvo VIN Recall Check
The Volvo brand is synonymous with luxurious vehicles with state-of-the-art tech features and outstanding safety ratings. Volvo is also known for its powerful engines as well as plug-in-hybrid and all-electric variants. Its lineup includes some cars, wagons, and luxury SUVs to rival Lexus, Acura, and Buick.
What is a Volvo VIN recall check?
At Vehicle.report, you can search for recalls issued for any Volvo vehicle. Manufacturers like Volvo are among the top sources of information for our comprehensive database of vehicle data. Using the vehicle identification number, you can verify if Volvo issued a recall for any vehicle.
A vehicle safety recall is usually initiated by a car manufacturer for defects that pose a risk to vehicle safety. This defect may have been discovered in several vehicles of the same design or manufacture or in components of the same type and manufacture. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an agency within the US Department of Transportation, oversees the safety recalls.
A VIN or vehicle identification number is a 17-digit alphanumeric code that serves to identify your Volvo vehicle as a unique unit. No two vehicles have the same VIN. It is the key to all data about a vehicle.
How do I find previous recalls on my Volvo car?
Volvo’s recall rate from 1985 to 2016 was 1,139 vehicles out of 1,000 sold which is above the industry average (1,115 units). NHTSA data, however, reveals that the brand ranked the lowest recall severity, with 71 percent of recalls with consequences that can lead to a crash, accident, injury, fire, or even death.
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How to run a Volvo VIN recall check?
Check all active recalls for any Volvo car or SUV in the United States in two easy steps:
Check the VIN
Look for the VIN in these most common locations: through the windshield near the base of the dashboard (driver’s side) or on the door frame on the driver’s side.
You can also find the VIN on the vehicle’s documents: registration card, vehicle title, Insurance card, or owner’s manual.
What can a Volvo VIN recall check tell me about a recall?
NHTSA Campaign Number refers to a unique number assigned to a recall.
Summary of important details about the recall covers the model and model year of affected vehicles, the issue or part that may pose a safety risk or fail to meet minimum safety standards, and, possibly, where the vehicles were sold or registered. Volvo will also explain how the defect or issue may affect the vehicle’s operation and safety.
Remedy refers to the recommended solution to the structural or mechanical problem. Volvo will explain whether the issue can be fixed or if a defective component will be replaced.
Contact information includes the date when Volvo will start sending notifications to owners, the Volvo reference number for the recall, and the number for Volvo customer service hotline.
Why should I run Vehicle.report’s Volvo VIN recall check?
Volvo’s recall rate from 1985 to 2016 was 1,139 vehicles out of 1,000 sold which is above the industry average (1,115 units). NHTSA data, however, reveals that the brand ranked the lowest recall severity, with 71 percent of recalls with consequences that can lead to a crash, accident, injury, fire, or even death. Check out some of the recalls issued by the Swedish manufacturer in recent years:
You can also check Volvo recalls by VIN at the official Volvo website. Here are other resources you can tap to know more about Volvo cars: Volvo Owner’s Manual, Volvo safety ratings, Volvo reviews, and Volvo dealerships.
Using Vehicle.report’s 100% free Volvo recall search tool, a VIN unlocks a ton of data including: