545 Volvo cars have been recalled in Malaysia due to a potential problem with software in the brake control module. It is part of a global recall issued by Volvo Cars involving 106,691 vehicles in various markets.
The affected local vehicles are the 2023 model year XC40, C40, XC60, S60, V60, XC90 and S90. No other models or variants were affected.
Customers of some of the affected cars may experience brake pedal stiffness and loss of electronic brake support functionality, the company said, but added that the car’s braking ability will be maintained through the brake pedal. The driver will be warned of the problem via the Driver Information Module (DIM).
Volvo said there have been no reports of accidents or personal injuries related to the issue and that the recall is being made as a precautionary measure. It said it would notify owners to take their cars to its service center to fix the problem.