22/07/2019

Volvo Recalling 6,000 Cars Over Fault

Volvo is recalling 6,000 Irish cars due to a fault that could cause engines to catch fire.

It comes as the company recalls over half-a-million vehicles around the world as a result of the issue.

There have been no reports of a fire in Ireland, but the models are being taken out of circulation as a precaution.

Cars manufactured between 2014 and 2019 that are two-litre diesel models with four cylinders are affected. These include the S60, S80, S90, V40, V60, V70, V90, XC60 and XC90.



(JG/CM)

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