Volvo—C30, C70, S40 and V50
What are the defects?
The ball joint and cylinder pin on the gear shift lever may be mounted with an incorrect torque which can lead to the ball joint coming loose.
What are the hazards?
The driver will be unable to change gears which could create an unsafe driving situation, however, the the driver will be able to stop the vehicle by depressing the clutch, brake and turning off the ignition.
What should consumers do?
Contact your Volvo Dealer to torque the nut for the ball joint to correct the torque.