2018 Volvo XC40: Missing Rear Seat back Lock Strikers - Volvo XC40 Forum
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Exclamation 2018 Volvo XC40: Missing Rear Seat back Lock Strikers

If the seat back moves forward during hard braking or in a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V535000

Manufacturer Volvo Car USA LLC

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 25


Volvo Cars USA LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2019 Volvo XC40 vehicles. The rear seats may not have rear seat back lock strikers, allowing the seat back to move forward during certain hard braking conditions or a crash.


Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and install the seat back lock strikers if they are missing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 15, 2018. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R89898.

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Recall Acknowledgement

Defect Notice 573 Report

Recall 573 Report - AMENDMENT 1
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