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Friday, 23 July 2021 16:52

General Motors Extends 2nd Chevy Bolt Recall after Vehicle Fires

Written by Joey Klender, Teslarati

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...continue to park their vehicles outside immediately after charging and not leave their vehicles charging overnight."

 

Customers are also advised to visit their local Chevy dealer to receive advanced diagnostics software. The customers are advised to limit their charging state to 90% and follow the three steps above.

 

The recall follows a November 2020 recall of the same nature, as the National Highway Transportation and Safety Association (NHTSA) issued a recall on Nov. 13. General Motors said 2017-2018 vehicles were most affected, but some 2019 models were also affected by the issue. The fires most often occurred when the vehicle was fully charged or near a full charge.

 

The Chevy Bolt EV was recently listed as the third most popular electric vehicle by Car and Driver, behind the Tesla Model Y and Model 3. It also won U.S. News’ Best Electric Vehicle award for 2021.

 

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