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1986 Volvo 240 Ratings, Reviews and Analysis

Safety Ratings and Recalls

Recall Notices

1986 Volvo 240 (9/15/1986)

Campaign Number: 86V129000
Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer: Volvo Car USA LLC
Description: IN THE EVENT OF A LOW SPEED FRONTAL IMPACT, ENGINE MOVEMENT COULD CAUSE THE THROTTLE CABLE SLEEVE TO BE PULLED OUT OF THE ADJUSTING FITTING AND NOT RETURN TO ITS ORIGINAL POSITION OR IDLE POSITION. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF THIS OCCURS AN INCREASE IN ENGINE SPEED WOULD RESULT, MAKING CAR DIFFICULT TO CONTROL IN A POST COLLISION ENVIRONMENT, WHICH CAN CAUSE MORE SERIOUS DAMAGE AND/OR INJURIES.
Defect:
Corrective Action: REPLACE THROTTLE CABLES.