Volvo Trucks North America has issued a recall for the Volvo Vnl.
Description of Recall
Volvo Trucks North America is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 vnl cars manufactured April 2, 2012, through may 3, 2013; and equipped with a meritor rpl-20 driveline transmission. The driveshaft is too weak for this application and may fail.
Severity of the Defect
Failure of the driveshaft can result in debris on the roadway and disabling of the truck, which can increase the risk of a crash.
Volvo’s Recommended Action
Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft, free of charge. The recall began on October 9, 2013. Owners may contact Volvo at 1-336-393-2000. Volvo’s recall number is rvxx1305.