Volvo Cars recalls over 106K cars worldwide

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Volvo Cars is recalling approximately 106,900 cars worldwide. 

The recall is over a potential issue with software within the brake control module. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a reduction in brake support functions due to a diagnostic error may increase the risk of a crash. 

The affected vehicles include multiple 2023 models. 

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"Model-year 2023 versions of XC40, C40, S60, V60, V60 Cross Country, XC60, S90, V90, V90 Cross Country and XC90 models are included," a Volvo Cars spokesperson told FOX Business in a statement.

Swedish car maker Volvo Cars logo is seen on September 12, 2020 in Warsaw, Poland. on September 12, 2020 in Warsaw, Poland.  ((Photo by Aleksander Kalka/NurPhoto via Getty Images) / Getty Images)

The recall affects 27,225 vehicles in the U.S. 

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The Swedish car company told FOX Business l that it already started to contact the owners of the affected cars. 

Volvo’s new electric car Volvo C40 Recharge is presented in Stockholm, Sweden March 2, 2021.  (Claudio Breciani/TT News Agency/via REUTERS / Reuters Photos)

Those drivers are being asked to book an appointment to have a software update installed as soon as possible. The software update will be free. 

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Volvo car showroom is pictured in Krakow, Poland on August 18, 2021.  ((Photo by Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images) / Getty Images)

"Volvo Cars takes safety seriously. The risk of this issue occurring is low, and we have no reports of related accidents or personal injuries," the spokesperson added.

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