Volvo Recalls 30,926 S60 Vehicles Due to an Oil Pressure Sensor Defect

Volvo S60

Volvo will recall 30,926 S60 vehicles because of a defect in the oil pressure warning sensors.  These vehicles were manufactured between June 22, 2010, through May 14, 2012 and equipped with 5-cylinder B5254T5 engine.  The problem is that the warning light will not illuminate during low oil pressure in the vehicle.  Volvo believes the issue is because of a computer problem.  Without being warned of a low oil pressure situation, the driver may continue to drive the vehicle until it stalls or cause significant engine damage.

Click here to read the New York Times article: Volvo Recalls 31,000 Cars for Oil Pressure Sensor Problem

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle’s software so that the driver is alerted should there be a low oil pressure situation, free of charge.  The recall is expected to begin around the end of December 2013.  Owners may contact Volvo at 1-800-458-1552.  Volvo’s number for this campaign is R29436.

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