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Volvo recalls 37,000 cars in Sweden

Worldwide, 200,000 cars are affected. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

Published: 22.Jan.2019 14:08 hrs

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo has recalled tens of thousands of cars after a potential problem in the exhaust system was found.

The fault means that there may be cracks in the fuel line, meaning that over an extended period of time, fuel could leak out into the engine compartment.

"Investigations carried out by Volvo Cars have indicated this problem with the fuel line where cracks can occur, and therefore affected cars are being recalled as a safety precaution," said Volvo head of press Annika Bjerstaf.

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