Copenhagen . Volvo Cars said today that it called nearly 2.1 million cars worldwide into workshops as a precautionary measure after discovering that a steel cable connected to the front seat seat belts may come loose.
The front seat belts are anchored. Press spokesman Stefan Elfstrom added to the vehicle body via this steel cable to Swedish public radio. "We have seen that this cable can be subject to wear under special conditions" reducing the protection of the safety device he said adding that "this is a very rare problem."
According to Volvo, the workshop call which is the largest in the automotive history “is a preventive safety measure to avoid future problems.”
The Swedish company explained that affected models are Volvo S60, S60L, S60CC, V60, V60CC, XC60, V70, XC70, S80 and S80L manufactured between 2006 and 2019 . No current model is included in the recall.
No injuries or accidents linked to this fault have been reported. Volvo Cars has been owned by the Chinese firm Zhejiang Geely Holding Group since 2010.