Software problem: note: Volvo is recalling 107,000 cars to the workshop

Software problem: note: Volvo is recalling 107,000 cars to the workshop


Car manufacturer Volvo has one remember for eleven of his models. About 7000 cars in Germany have to go to Volvo workshops. Because the manufacturer Volvo Cars participated in the request German news agency (dpa) that there is a possible problem with the software. This is about electronic brake assist. However, only certain versions are affected. Read here which cars are affected and what car owners should do now.

Volvo Cars is taking cars back to the workshop

On request from dp said the company’s spokesperson that a possible problem and program in the brake control module is the cause of the recall. In rare cases, this can cause the electronic brakes to lose function while driving. However, the brake pedal is not affected by the fault.

Volvo recall: which cars are affected?

All affected and recalled vehicles were manufactured in the 2023 model year. Depending on the manufacturer, this begins either in May or August of the previous year.

Some versions of the following models are affected by the recall:

  • XC40
  • C40
  • S60
  • V60
  • V60 Cross Country
  • XC60
  • S90
  • S90L
  • V90
  • V90 Cross Country
  • XC90

What should car owners consider during a Volvo recall?

Those affected by the recall will receive a return letter from Volvo Cars. Those affected take this to an authorized workshop and have it repaired. The manufacturer bears the repair costs.

After the repair, the workshop then sends the data and information to the manufacturer. It has been noted that the defect has been fixed. This completes the return to the vehicle owner.