S80 Vehicles Recalled by Volvo Over Possible Inability to Downshift

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S80 vehicles of model years from 2011 through 2013 are being recalled by Volvo.  The 1,469 automobiles have a transmission defect wherein downshifting might be impossible when the vehicle is coasting.  This safety issue, which is caused by a software error, can cause the RPMs to decrease drastically and might even lead to an engine stall and a crash.  Free software upgrades can be had from a dealer.

Click here to learn more about the recall.