Volvo S80 Recalled for Transmission Issues

Volvo S80 Recalled for Transmission Issues
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Volvo is recalling roughly 1,469 S80’s for a software error that can affect the transmission.

The issue is that the software that controls the automatic transmission can malfunction, which will prevent the gearbox from automatically downshifting. In a coasting situation, this could lead to a possible engine stall. Only S80’s built from 2011-2013 are affected.

Volvo will contact affected owners and the defect will be fixed free of charge.

For more information, contact the NHTSA safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236.