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2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV Recalls

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Chevrolet Bolt EV 2021

2021 CHEVROLET BOLT EV

Report Date:
August 20, 2021
Campaign Number:
21V650000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY

Summary:
General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV and 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV vehicles. The high voltage battery could catch fire when charged to full or nearly full capacity.

Consequence Summary:
A battery fire increases the risk of injury.

Corrective Summary:
Defective battery modules will be replaced by GM, free of charge. Owners are advised to take the following interim steps: Set the Target Charge Level feature in their vehicle to limit the charge level to 90%, charge their vehicle more frequently, avoid depleting the battery to 70 miles range remaining, park outside after charging, and do not charge the vehicle indoors overnight. Interim notification letters notifying owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed October 4, 2021. A second letter will be mailed once the final remedy is available. Owners may contact the Bolt EV Concierge Team at 1-833-382-4389. This recall is an expansion of NHTSA recall 21V-560. GM's number for this recall is N212345940.