Volvo Car Australia — Volvo XC60 MY2018 & MY2019

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See atttached VIN list

What are the defects?

Under certain conditions in cold climates, the tailgate lifting arms may freeze.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, it may lead to an unusual noise, loss of function, or complete separation of the tailgate lifting arms, which could result in the internal spring detaching and being propelled in a rearward direction with significant force, which may cause personal injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact their Volvo dealer and organise an appointment to replace both power operated tailgate lifitng arms.

For more information contact Volvo via

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 September 2017 - 5 February 2019

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category