Volvo Trucks confirm Takata Airbag Recall

Some Volvo FH and FM trucks being recalled in Australia

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The global Takata Airbag Recall continues to involve more vehicles and more vehicle manufacturers.

Now comes confirmation that some Volvo trucks sold in Australia are also affected.

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A statement from Volvo Trucks Australia this afternoon confirms that a recall notice will soon be published by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

The statement saying the recall is a precautionary measure and that there have been no issues or incidents surrounding Volvo trucks and Takata-supplied airbags.

The affected trucks sold in Australia are all from the FH and FM series and were built between December 2013 and April 2017.

These vehicles in question contain Takata airbags that use an Ammonium Nitrate inflator, the decision has been made to recall these trucks strictly as a precautionary measure.

This precautionary recall is a result of Volvo Trucks’ thorough internal quality and safety processes.

The statement also confirmed that Volvo Trucks Australia has already started contacting impacted customers in writing, and work to rectify the impacted vehicles has already commenced.

The rectification work will be completed at no cost to customers.

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