Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2021-22 Volvo XC40 Recharge
Manufacturer: Volvo Cars USA
Number of vehicles affected: 5,351
Report Date: April 28, 2021
Issue: Volvo Car USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2021-2022 XC40 BEV vehicles. Water may enter the cable harness, corroding the accelerator pedal sensor (APS) circuit. A corroded APS circuit may send corrupted signals, causing unintended acceleration, a lack of acceleration, or a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect for corrosion, install a cable splice to prevent water intrusion and, as necessary, replace the connector terminal and APS, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 20, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Volvo Car at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo Car’s number for this recall is R10170.

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