Volvo recalls almost 70,000 vehicles over fire risk


Volvo has recalled almost 70,000 cars in the UK that were built between 2014 and 2019, over an engine problem that could lead to a fire risk, the manufacturer has said.

A spokesman for the Swedish car maker said in a probe they found that “in a very rare cases” a plastic piece fitted in the engine that can “melt and deform.”

He added, “In the most extreme cases, there is a possibility that a localised engine bay fire may occur.”

Affected customers are being contacted by Volvo.