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Volvo’s XC90 recalled again

Back again: Volvo's XC90 has been recalled again for a fuel line leak, this time on diesels.

Now diesel XC90s recalled by Volvo for fuel line leak that can lead to fire

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VOLVO has recalled the 2010 diesel-powered XC90 large SUV for a potential fuel line leak, just three months after recalling the V6 petrol-powered versions of the same model for a similar issue.

The latest recall involves just 23 vehicles fitted with the 2.4-litre diesel engine.

According to Volvo’s recall notice, a manufacturing defect on the pressurised fuel line can seep, potentially leading to a fire in the front wheelhouse area. It says owners might smell fuel.

Affected vehicles at in the vehicle identification number (VIN) range 551239 – 553207.

Owners are asked to contact their Volvo dealership to have the vehicle inspected and, if necessary, have the fuel line replaced.

In April, 40 XC90s fitted with the 3.2-litre petrol V6 were recalled for a similar fuel line seepage problem.

 center imageLeft: Volvo C30.

In another Volvo recall, current model C30s are being recalled to replace the owner’s manual because it does not contain sunroof operating instructions.

Vehicles affected are those in the VIN range 190001 – 204120.

So far this year, Volvo Australia has issued seven safety recalls, most of them for small numbers of the vehicles. The biggest was a recall was on 1320 XC60s for a potential steering oil leak.

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