Issue of seat belt: recalls massive vehicles Volvo

Problème de ceinture de sécurité: rappel massif de véhicules Volvo

The Swedish car manufacturer Volvo, owned by chinese Geely, recalls nearly 2.2 million vehicles in the world, with 69 000 in France, to solve a problem with your seatbelt on ten of its models.

Are concerned the models S60, S60L, S60CC, V60, V60CC, V70, XC70, S80 and S80L, as well as its luxury SUV, the XC60 suv – all products between 2006 and 2019 – said the group in a statement to AFP.

Around 90,000 cars are also recalled in Belgium.

The problem, says Volvo, is linked to a steel cable connected to the front seat belts of safety which, in some cases, “rare” – and depending on the behavior of the user may wear out over time, alert the manufacturer.

“This could possibly cause damage to the cable, causing a reduction of the restraint function of the seat belts”, details there.

According to Volvo, no accident related to this defect has not been identified.

The group sent a letter to all affected customers requesting them to contact their local Volvo dealership.

Purchased from the American Ford in 2010 by the chinese manufacturer Geely, Volvo Cars has straightened dramatically its accounts, and its brand image. He bet on the autonomous cars, where it is today one of the most advanced.

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