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GM Recalls Every Bolt Ever Made.

Posted by Dev Sethi | Aug 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

In a blow to General Motors' future plans, the automaker announced today that it has broadened a 2020 recall of its Chevy Bolt electric vehicle. GM is now recalling every single Bolt ever made. This expanded recall is due to a fire risk tied to faulty lithium ion batteries manufactured by LG. If you have a GM Bolt, you are advised to park it outside and limit charging the battery to 90% to reduce the fire risk. Additionally, GM recommends owners avoid running down the battery below 70 miles of driving range.

This recall now includes all GM Bolt EVs manufactured from 2017 to the present. This is every Bolt still on the road today.

GM says it is working with battery supplier LG to ramp up production of replacement parts. The recall fix includes replacement of the entire battery module with a new design, and GM will advise owners when supplies are available.

You can learn more here.

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Dev Sethi litigates and tries a wide-range of complex injury and death cases throughout Arizona. He has Martindale Hubbell's highest rating, AV, and he is listed in "Best Lawyers." Dev is also recognized as an Arizona Super Lawyer in the area of plaintiff's products liability litigation.Dev has been at the forefront of auto product defect litigation. He played a key role in uncovering the Goodyear Load Range E tire scandal and worked to hold Ford Motor Company responsible for the danger posed by their now notorious 15-passenger vans. Dev is currently representing families in product liability suits against the nation's largest corporations including General Motors, Ford, Pentair Pools and Invacare.


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