Volvo Recalls Some Heavy-Duty Trucks

Volvo Trucks North America Inc. has recalled 1,577 heavy-duty trucks built between November 1997 and August 1999 because they were shipped with inaccurate front axle weight ratings. Volvo said the recall stemmed from incorrect tire rating information used to calculate the weight ratings. The company said it will either replace the weight certification label with a correct one, replace front axle tires,

Volvo Trucks North America Inc. has recalled 1,577 heavy-duty trucks built between November 1997 and August 1999 because they were shipped with inaccurate front axle weight ratings.

Volvo said the recall stemmed from incorrect tire rating information used to calculate the weight ratings. The company said it will either replace the weight certification label with a correct one, replace front axle tires, rims or tie rod tubes, or replace or relocate fuel tanks.

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