Lucid Air Recalled for Glitch Causing Electric Motor to Shut Down


The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recalled 637 2022-2023 Lucid Air sedans with issues in their contactor switches.

“Lucid USA, Inc. is recalling certain 2022-2023 Air vehicles. The electrically activated contact switches that transfer energy to the drive motors may unexpectedly open, cutting off power to the electric motors,” the NHTSA said.

The NHTSA recommended Lucid update the software of all the affected sedans and replace the contractor switches for free.

Lucid is expected to contact Air owners affected by the recall via mail by April 21. Lucid Air owners who wish to be more proactive can contact Lucid customer service at 1-888-995-8243 to see if they are affected by the recall. The number assigned to this recall is SR-23-01-0.

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