This recall includes cars and SUVs in the U.S.and Canada.

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The recall is because the front passenger seat belt may not work properly in a crash.

Volvo says that a 'buckle stud' can come loose which in turn could allow the buckle to separate from a bracket. That in turn could mean the seat belt may not hold the front passenger in the event of a crash.

The recall covers certain S60, S90, V60, XC60 and XC90 vehicles from the 2016 and 2017 model years.

Volvo says in government documents that a buckle stud can come loose, allowing the buckle to separate from a bracket. If that happens, the belt may not hold the front passenger in a crash.

Dealers will replace the buckle if needed at no cost to owners starting Dec. 12.