Recalls

Find the latest 1997 Volvo 960 recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Consequence This condition could prevent the throttle from returning to idle position, increasing the potential for a vehicle crash.
Dates of Manufacture April - July 1996
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V199000
Notes 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,530
Remedy Dealers will replace the throttle housing.
Summary The screws which attach the throttle plate to the throttle shaft can loosen, allowing the throttle plate to come in contact with the throttle housing.
Consequence This condition could prevent the throttle from returning to idle position, increasing the potential for a vehicle crash.
Dates of Manufacture April - July 1996
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V199000
Notes 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,530
Remedy Dealers will replace the throttle housing.
Summary The screws which attach the throttle plate to the throttle shaft can loosen, allowing the throttle plate to come in contact with the throttle housing.
Consequence This condition could prevent the throttle from returning to idle position, increasing the potential for a vehicle crash.
Dates of Manufacture April - July 1996
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V199000
Notes 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,530
Remedy Dealers will replace the throttle housing.
Summary The screws which attach the throttle plate to the throttle shaft can loosen, allowing the throttle plate to come in contact with the throttle housing.
Consequence This condition could prevent the throttle from returning to idle position, increasing the potential for a vehicle crash.
Dates of Manufacture April - July 1996
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 96V199000
Notes 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.
Potential Number of Units Affected 12,530
Remedy Dealers will replace the throttle housing.
Summary The screws which attach the throttle plate to the throttle shaft can loosen, allowing the throttle plate to come in contact with the throttle housing.