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Volvo 242 (1976) – 79V048000

Vehicle recall defect – The Involved Vehicles Contain A Potentially DefeCTIve Pressure Control Valve In The Evaporative Emission Control System Which, Through Excess Pressure Over Extended Periods, Could Cause Metal Fatigue And Eventually Fuel Vapors To Be Emitted Into The Atmosphere Through Hairline Cracks In The Fuel Tank.


Volvo 242 (1976) – 79V028000

Vehicle recall defect – Under Adverse Conditions Of High Ambient Temperatures, Pressures And Fuel Volatility, Fuel May Surge When The Fuel Filler Cap Is Removed In A Certain Manner. Under These Same Conditions The Involved Vehicles May Develop Vapor Lock.


Volvo 242 (1975) – 79V132000

Vehicle recall defect – On The Involved Vehicles, There Is The Possibility That Fuel Wetting In The Drain Plug Area Of The Fuel Tank Could Exist. This Is Caused By A Possible Soldering Inconsistency At The Drain Plug Flange Of The Fuel Tank Or An Inconsistency Of Fitting Between The Drain Plug Threads. If Fuel Wetting Should Occur At The Drain Plug Area, A Combustible Mixture Could Result.


Volvo 242 (1975) – 79V048000

Vehicle recall defect – The Involved Vehicles Contain A Potentially DefeCTIve Pressure Control Valve In The Evaporative Emission Control System Which, Through Excess Pressure Over Extended Periods, Could Cause Metal Fatigue And Eventually Fuel Vapors To Be Emitted Into The Atmosphere Through Hairline Cracks In The Fuel Tank.


Volvo 242 (1975) – 79V028000

Vehicle recall defect – Under Adverse Conditions Of High Ambient Temperatures, Pressures And Fuel Volatility, Fuel May Surge When The Fuel Filler Cap Is Removed In A Certain Manner. Under These Same Conditions The Involved Vehicles May Develop Vapor Lock.


Volvo 242 (1975) – 77V219000

Vehicle recall defect – The Involved Vehicles Are In Non-Compliance With Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 124, “Accelerator Control Systems”. The Throttle Cable Plastic Sleeve On These Vehicles, Which Is Attached To The Firewall, Could Break At The Groove For The Retaining Circlip Allowing The Buffer Spring There To Expand And Cause An Increase In Engine Speed. Also, The Throttle Cable Could Become Frayed By Chafing Against Incorrectly Exposed Reinforcing Material From The Cable Sheath, At The Engine End Of The Cable. The Cable Could Then Become Stuck At Any Engine Speed.