Volvo—S80 and XC70 MY 2007 to MY 2008
What are the defects?
Early wear on the belt tensionser.
What are the hazards?
If the deviation occurs the owner may notice noise and in the worst case scenario, it may lead to loss of drive resulting in immobility of the vehicle and loss of of power steering assistance.
What should consumers do?
Volvo will write to all affected consumers by mail. If repairs are necessary, dealerships will replace the belt and the belt tensionser.