Published on 5 August 2018

VOLVO CAR 400 SERIES ( 01/01/1991 –  31/12/1995) DEFECT:  A faulty electrical connection at the rear of the alternator can cause arcing with a possible risk of an underbonnet fire.

Remedy: Recall the affected vehicles for:- A) The installation of a line fuse between the battery and the B+ connection on the alternator. B) Install a non rotational device at the B+ connection at the rear of the alternator. Any B+ cable showing signs of damage

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Recall Launch Date30/08/96
Recall NoR/1996/058
Recall Model Information440 460 & 480
Manufacturer Ref
VIN startVarious
VIN end
Build start01/01/1991
Build end31/12/1995
Vehicle numbers92823

What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a VOLVO CAR dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

How to contact your dealer

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle's history

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