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Volvo recalls 500,000 cars for engine component that could melt

The vehicle could catch fire.
Credit: AP
This is the Volvo logo on the grill of a 2019 S90 T6 AWD Inscription automobile on display at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

HELSINKI, Finland — Volvo Cars is recalling about half a million cars worldwide. The problem is a plastic engine component that could in extreme cases melt and cause a vehicle to catch a fire.

Volvo says the affected cars are two-liter, four-cylinder diesel engines manufactured between 2014 and 2019. The Associated Press reports they can be found in these models: S60, S80, S90, V40, V60, V70, V90, XC60 and XC90.

There have been no reports of injuries or accidents linked to the fault.

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