Leaking Drain Hose Prompts Recall from Volvo of XC90, S90 Vehicles

the Leakage may affect airbag deployment

Leaking Drain Hose Prompts Recall from Volvo of XC90, S90 Vehicles
Image: Volvo
September 29, 2016

Volvo Cars of North America is recalling nearly 44,000 model year 2016-2017 Volvo XC90 and S90 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the drain hose for the air conditioning may leak into the passenger compartment due to an installation error during manufacturing.

Significant water drainage into the passenger compartment may adversely affect air bag deployment in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of occupant injury.

The recall is expected to begin on November the 14, 2016.

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air conditioning drain hose for proper installation, replacing the hose as necessary, free of charge.

For further information regarding this recall, consumers may contact Volvo at (800) 458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R89707.