Volvo Recalls C30, V40, S50 With Manual Transmissions, Less Than 550 Cars Recalled

Derek Kreindler
by Derek Kreindler

File this one under unintentional hilarity. Volvo announced today that they were recalling 2010-2011 C30, S40 and V50 models equipped with manual transmissions. As you might expect, the number is fairly low, but we squealed with delight when we found out that the number was in the triple digits – 536 cars to be exact.

According to Volvo, a gearshift lever stud could come loose, preventing owners from changing gears. Dealers will fix the problem free of charge, but based on the number of manual Volvos in existence, they will likely have better odds of being struck by lightning than fixing the aforementioned problem.

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  • Chad Chad on Jun 21, 2010

    And this is a shame, really. I want to own a Volvo wagon, but I hate automatic.