The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that
. The affected vehicles have driver and front passenger seat side mounted side air bags (SAB) with inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection” and number 214, “Side Impact Protection.”
Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front seat side air bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2017. Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R89712. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 16V-918.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Bridgeport, Connecticut Personal Injury lawyer Jim Miron reminds everyone that driving a vehicle that has been recalled is dangerous to the driver and the occupants of that vehicle and potentially others that are on the road. Use common sense and be safe. If your vehicle has been recalled contact the manufacturer or dealer right away.
If you or a loved one think you may have been injured by a recalled vehicle contact personal injury attorney Jim Miron at 203.339.5991 for a free consultation.