General Motors has issued one more memory for Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle (EV) line – this time for 140,000 of them Since “carpet A fire can occur after a crash where a front seat belt pretensioner is deployed,” According to a report by Reuters, The recall covers approximately 120,000 cars in the United States and 20,000 in Canada. Affected Chevrolet Bolt EVs are 2017 through 2023.
GM’s announcement released to owners and media outlets Tuesday, but no public announcement has yet been issued. He did not say how many fire incidents occurred as a result of the recall.classification only as it being “Rare example.”
The Chevrolet Bolt debuted in 2016 as GM’s first electric vehicle. While it is no longer GM’s only EV, it is considered one of the cheapest EVs on the market at around $25,000. The car has been subjected to a number of recalls, including a Mass recall in 2021 in which GM asked each owner to bring his own Bolts to replace the battery due to risk of fire, The recall halted production of the Bolt until this April.
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Bolt on seatbelt pretensioners are-Seat belt built-in device that tightens when buckled accident happens-whose exhaust gases may come into contact with carpet fibers after an accident and The car could potentially catch on fire. While rare, GM decided to act on the fire hazard to avoid incidents.
Instead of replacing pretenders, GM is asking owners to install their EVs Install metal foil with carpet near pretensioner exhaust to mold it And Eliminate the possibility of ignition. Some vehicles will get pretensioner coverAccording to a report in USA Today.
If you want to find out if your Bolt was affected by the recall, you can use National Highway Traffic Safety Administration tool or find But GM’s website, owners need be informed by GM was impressed with the recall if they were in January. if you have questions, you can call Chevy Customer Service at 1-800-222-1020. This GM recall number is N222383790.