2045 diesel vehicles could have melting manifolds that pose a fire risk.
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Volvo Car Australia has issued a recall for more than 2000 vehicles across the 2016-2019 model-year V40, S90, V90 Cross Country and XC90 model lines fitted with diesel engines over concerns the engine intake manifold could melt.

The Swedish manufacturer reports that the engine valve may leak in affected models, causing the intake manifold "to melt or deform".

"If the engine intake manifold melts or deforms, there may be unusual engine operation, activation of the engine malfunction indication light, engine interruption or lack of power, or the possibility of a localised engine bay fire," Volvo says in its recall notice.

"If any of these were to occur, it may pose an accident or injury risk to the vehicle occupant(s) or other road users."

In total, there's 2045 units affected across the four model lines, which were available for sale between 1 May 2015 and 29 October 2019 – a VIN list is available here.

Owners will be contacted by Volvo Car Australia in writing, and advised to contact their preferred dealer for inspection and repair.

For more information, contact 1300 787 802. You can also access the original recall notice here.