Volvo has issued a recall on some models its 2011 S40 sedan due to a potential crack found on the top of the passenger side support member located in the engine bay. The cracks are likely to have developed during the forming process of the structural component and if present may reduce the component’s strength during a crash.
Owners of the affected cars, of which there are believed to be only seven examples on the road, are recommended to take their cars to their nearest Volvo dealer who will inspect it for cracks. If no cracks are found, no further action is needed.
If the inspection reveals that a vehicle has a crack in the side support member, the vehicle will be replaced with a new one.
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